China adopts new law banning defamation of military personnel – Times of India

China adopts new law banning defamation of military personnel - Times of India

BEIJING: China has passed a new legislation that bans “defamation” of military personnel, adding an array of legal tools to its 2018 law under which a Chinese popular blogger was punished recently for “defaming” PLA soldiers killed in last year’s clash with the Indian Army at the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh. The legislation, which … Read more

Vladimir Putin signs law banning ‘extremists’ from running in elections

Image Source : ANI Vladimir Putin signs law banning ‘extremists’ from running in elections Russian has banned individuals designated as “extremists” from running for public offices, a move condemned by the opposition as an effort to further limit political competition. By signing a new law on Friday, the day which also marks the birthday of … Read more

Facebook No Longer Banning Posts Calling COVID-19 ‘Man-Made’

Facebook Explains Three-Part Misinformation Strategy, in the Face of Credibility Crisis

Facebook is no longer removing posts that claim the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was man-made amid renewed debate over its origins. “In light of ongoing investigations into the origin of COVID-19 and in consultation with public health experts, we will no longer remove the claim that COVID-19 is man-made from our apps,” said a Facebook spokeswoman … Read more

Florida passes social media bill that would punish companies for banning politicians

Florida passes social media bill that would punish companies for banning politicians

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to approve legislation backed by state Republican lawmakers this week that would penalize social media companies for banning politicians from their platforms. Under the legislation, social media platforms would face fines of $250,000 per day for banning a Florida political candidate and $25,000 for other candidates. Platforms would also … Read more

Centre in Process of Banning Popular Front of India, Supreme Court Told

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The Centre is in the process of banning Popular Front of India (PFI), an Islamic organisation which has been banned in several states, the Supreme Court was told on Wednesday. A bench of Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and A S Bopanna was told by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for … Read more

Idaho Senate passes bill banning critical race theory in public schools, liberals protest

Idaho Senate passes bill banning critical race theory in public schools, liberals protest

The Idaho Senate on Monday passed “nondiscrimination” legislation to prohibit schools from forcing students to “personally affirm, adopt, or adhere to” certain critical race theory teachings. HB 377 aims to prevent schools and universities from teaching students of certain demographics that are inferior or superior to other students or that they are “inherently responsible for 41 actions … Read more

Turkey Central Bank Says No Intention of Banning Cryptocurrencies

Crafting Broader Cryptocurrency Regulations, No Intent to Ban, Says Turkey Central Bank Head

Turkey’s Finance Ministry is working on wider regulations regarding cryptocurrencies, Central Bank Governor Sahap Kavcioglu said on Friday, adding the bank does not intend to ban them. In an interview with Turkish broadcasters, Kavcioglu said some details would be ready in two weeks. The central bank last week banned the use of crypto assets in … Read more

Despite Spurt In Cases, Govt Worried About Banning Commercial Export of Covid-19 Vaccine

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A special report by Moneycontrol has confirmed that the Centre has decided against banning the commercial export of Covid-19 vaccines by the two manufacturers based in India. This development comes ahead of a government meeting which is going to be held today to discuss this issue. Sources have told MoneyControl that the meeting involving senior … Read more

SAT stays Sebi order banning Kishore Biyani, other Future promoters from markets – Times of India

SAT stays Sebi order banning Kishore Biyani, other Future promoters from markets - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has stayed an order passed by Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) that had banned Future Retail chairperson Kishore Biyani and some other promoters from the securities market for one year for alleged insider trading. SAT has also directed the Future Group promoters to deposit a sum … Read more

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