On Thursday, the row over Twitter's handling of certain messages had escalated into an all-out war of words
29 May 2021 9:51 AM
The number of websites blocked is up from 2,799 in 2018, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in response to a question in the Rajya Sabha
12 Mar 2020 4:31 PM
Some suggestions were around the costs surrounding mandatory localisation or storage of data, that the bill proposes.
11 Oct 2018 4:31 PM
Facebook officials have said they were analysing the issue and will revert in two days.
02 Oct 2018 11:43 AM
WhatsApp has turned down the Indian government's demand to provide it with a solution to track origin of messages.
20 Sep 2018 5:52 PM
Cambridge Analytica was accused of harvesting personal information of millions of Facebook users.
18 Sep 2018 2:30 PM
Emphasising people use platform for all kinds of 'sensitive conversations', WhatsApp said focus is on educating them about misinformation.
24 Aug 2018 11:30 AM
Internet service providers implement blocking or filtering of websites.
08 Aug 2018 6:40 PM
WhatsApp to bring more effective solutions to the table, to ensure greater "accountability and facilitate enforcement of the law.
06 Aug 2018 9:19 AM
India is the largest market for WhatsApp with the country accounting for over 200 million user base.
25 Jul 2018 5:58 PM
WhatsApp has said false news, misinformation and spread of hoaxes are issues that need to be dealt with collectively.
04 Jul 2018 1:54 PM
CSCs can also be made a medium to grant mudra loans, says Railway Minister.
11 Jun 2018 1:45 PM
IT has sought an additional time of one week to respond to government's notice.
02 Apr 2018 6:51 PM
IT Ministry wrote to various smartphone companies asking them to outline the framework they use to safeguard consumer data.
06 Sep 2017 8:55 PM
IT Ministry had written to mobile phone companies to outline procedures adopted by them to ensure security and privacy of users data.
29 Aug 2017 10:29 AM
The IT ministry has written to 21 smartphones makers and majority of these companies are Chinese device manufacturers
17 Aug 2017 11:21 AM
The government has also made operational botnet and malware cleaning centre that will detect malicious software and clean them.
09 Aug 2017 4:29 PM
Fears of layoffs in IT sector have led to employees forming India's first tech union.
22 Jun 2017 1:40 PM
Infosys COO UB Pravin Rao said technology-driven transformation presents new opportunities for IT companies.
03 Jun 2017 12:20 PM
Wanna Cry ransomware has wrecked havoc across sectors like healthcare and telecoms in more than 100 countries.
15 May 2017 11:28 AM