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New IT Rules

'What Was The Need': High Court Questions Centre Over New IT Rules

Aug 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The petitioners also claimed the Rules went beyond the scope of the parent IT Act as well as the reasonable restrictions imposed on speech and expression by Article 19 (2) of the Constitution.

Twitter Non-Compliant With New IT Rules: Delhi HC

Jul 29, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Delhi HC expressed displeasure over the microblogging platform appointing a “contingent worker” as Chief Compliance Officer (CCO).

Won't Compel Users To Accept New Privacy Policy: WhatsApp Tells Delhi HC

'The commitment is that I will not do anything till parliamentary law comes,' Senior Advocate Harish Salve, representing WhatsApp, told the court.

IT Rules: No Relief To Digital News Portals As Delhi HC Refuses To Grant Interim Protection

Jul 07, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The court then proceeded to adjourn the pleas by The Wire, Quint Digital Media Ltd and Pravda Media Foundation till August 20.

‘How Long Does Process Take?’: HC Pulls Up Twitter Over Delay In Appointment Of Grievance Redressal Officer

The court was hearing a plea claiming non-compliance with the Centre's new IT Rules by the microblogging platform.

05 July, 2021

Twitter Failed To Comply With New IT Rules: Centre Tells HC

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre, in an affidavit filed in the high court, said any non-compliance amounts to breach of provisions of IT Rules, leading to Twitter losing its immunity conferred under the IT Act.

03 July, 2021

New IT Rules: Facebook Removes 30 Mn Posts, Instagram 2 Mn In One Month

Outlook Web Desk

Under the new IT rules, large digital platforms have to publish periodic compliance reports every month.

28 June, 2021

Twitter Appoints US Employee As New Grievance Officer In Violation Of Centre's Rules

Outlook Web Desk

The appointment comes a day after the resignation of Dharmendra Chatur, who was recently appointed as interim resident grievance officer for India by Twitter on May 31.

27 June, 2021

Twitter’s Recently Appointed Interim Grievance Officer For India Quits: Source

Outlook Web Desk

It leaves the microblogging site without a grievance official as mandated by the new IT rules

25 June, 2021

Is TikTok Making A Comeback To India With New IT Rules? Check Details

Outlook Web Desk

Tik Tok expects government's nod on restoring operation in India. Hopes are on the newly amended IT rules that consider reviewing the China built app's security status.

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Rajput community members hold swords as they pay tribute at the statue of last Dogra monarch Maharaja Hari Singh on his birth anniversary, in Jammu.

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A boat passes through a canal as farmers look on during the launch of Vellayani Farmers' Producer Company, in Thiruvananthapuram. As part of the Union Government's new farm policy, the collective will mobilise farmers...

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Activists of Raza Academy protest against the opening of cinema halls in the holy city Madina of Saudi Arabia, in Mumbai.

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(R to L) Mayors Shyam Sundar Aggarwal (East Delhi), Mukesh Suryan (South Delhi) and Raja Iqbal Singh (North Delhi) address a joint press conference at Dr SPM Civic Centre, in New Delhi.

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Police personnel inspect the blast site at New Tharagupet area in Benagaluru.

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