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Ministry of electronics and Information technology

Meity blocks 348 apps identified by Home Ministry: MoS IT

Apps were found to be transmitting users' information in an unauthorised manner to servers located outside the country

04 Aug 2022 12:31 AM

Twitter appointed officers in compliance with new IT Rules, Centre tells Delhi HC

The Centre had earlier told the court that Twitter was prima facie in compliance with the new IT Rules by appointing officers permanently

24 Sep 2021 6:24 PM

Govt issues 'one last notice' to Twitter to 'immediately' comply with IT rules

The govt warned that failure to adhere to the norms will lead to the platform losing exemption from liability under the IT Act

05 Jun 2021 2:30 PM

Southern startup Soulpage wins government funding to develop alternative to Zoom

Finalist in a competition run by the Union government, the developer receives Rs 15 lakh from the Ministry of Electronics and Communication.

11 Jul 2020 5:28 PM

'Noted WhatsApp malware, working on Personal Data Protection Bill': Govt tells LS

The Centre had earlier sought an explanation from WhatsApp to explain the breach of privacy.

20 Nov 2019 6:00 PM


Cyber insurance cover sales rise as attacks increase

Top insurance brokers who deal with the crisis are of view that cyber risk is a top order item for any board across the globe.

01 Oct 2019 1:53 AM

Govt working towards tabling data protection bill in winter, says official

The emphasis is also on creating an ecosystem where innovation gets a boost.

22 Aug 2019 9:15 PM

Govt to give preference to cyber security products by domestic firms

Firms claiming to own IP for the product will be required to furnish evidence of the ownership as per the rule.

15 Jul 2018 1:50 PM

Govt to examine if WhatsApp calls be blocked in insurgency-hit areas

Example of countries which included those from Gulf were cited during meeting where neither WhatsApp voice nor video calling was allowed.

11 Jun 2018 8:30 PM

Home Ministry to convene high-level meeting to check 'keypad jihadis'

It is a virtual battleground where a bloody war is fought, but with words. However, this has an impact on young minds, officials opined.

10 Jun 2018 6:05 PM


Sex abuse videos: SC slaps Rs 1 lakh cost each on Google, Facebook, others

The top court directed them to file an affidavit before June 15 spelling out measures taken by them to curb such videos.

21 May 2018 6:23 PM

Delhi HC asks Centre to consider plea to ban social networking sites

The plea has sought to ban sites and apps through which abusive and vulgar messages are sent by hiding the sender’s identity.

01 Dec 2017 4:18 PM