Delhi Riots: Have Not Established How Details of Investigation Were Shared with Media, Police Tells HC

Delhi Riots: Have Not Established How Details of Investigation Were Shared with Media, Police Tells HC

An enquiry has failed to establish how the details of investigation into a Delhi riots case were shared with media, Delhi Police has told the Delhi High Court in a status report on accused Asif Iqbal Tanha’s plea alleging that the content of charge sheets was leaked even before cognisance was taken by the concerned … Read more

Govt Has No Plan at Present to Block Any Social Media Platform: MoS IT

Govt Has No Plan at Present to Block Any Social Media Platform: MoS IT

The government regularly interacts with social media companies on matters including accountability of such platforms and safety of users, and there are no plans at present to block any social media platform in the country, Parliament was informed on Thursday. While some users do misuse social media platforms to create hate and ill-will among people … Read more

Toolkit Case: Have Not Leaked Disha Ravi’s Info to Media, Police Tells HC

Toolkit Case: Have Not Leaked Disha Ravi's Info to Media, Police Tells HC

Delhi Police Thursday told the Delhi High Court that it has not leaked any information to the media in relation to its probe in the FIR against climate activist Disha Ravi for her alleged involvement in sharing a toolkit backing the ongoing farmers’ protest. The court was hearing Ravi’s plea to restrain police from leaking … Read more

5 Held in NIA’s Anti-Terror Raids Were Involved in Spreading ISIS Propaganda on Social Media: Intel

5 Held in NIA's Anti-Terror Raids Were Involved in Spreading ISIS Propaganda on Social Media: Intel

The five members of the ISIS module arrested from Karnataka and Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday were involved in spreading ISIS propaganda on social media and influencing the youth for armed Jihad, according to the intelligence sources. The module was also involved in radicalising Indian youth for armed Jihad, planning targeted assassination of select right-wing … Read more

Twitter Has Not Shared Specific Details of Policy to Tag Tweets as Manipulated Media: Govt

Twitter Has Not Shared Specific Details of Policy to Tag Tweets as Manipulated Media: Govt

The tweets of BJP leaders Sambit Patra, Vinay Sahasrabuddhe and Sunil Deodhar on an alleged tool-kit of the Congress party were tagged as ‘manipulated media’ by Twitter. Twitter labelling tweets of multiple BJP leaders as ‘manipulated media’ last May had created a furore with the government officially taking up the matter with the social media … Read more

After Social Media Uproar, FIR Against Woman Who Thrashed Cab Driver in Lucknow

After Social Media Uproar, FIR Against Woman Who Thrashed Cab Driver in Lucknow

An FIR has been registered against the woman for allegedly robbing Rs 6,000 from the cab driver and breaking his mobile. #ArrestLucknowGirl has been trending on Twitter since Monday morning. Last Updated:August 02, 2021, 21:20 IST FOLLOW US ON: Three days after a video went viral in which a woman was seen thrashing a cab … Read more

IT Minister Said to Meet Social Media Representatives After Twitter Standoff

Twitter Directed by Delhi Hight Court to Inform by July 8 When It Will Appoint Resident Grievance Officer

Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw is likely to meet representatives of social media firms this month, sources said on Monday. This comes amid social media giant Twitter’s involvement in a stand-off with the Indian government for the past several months over the new amendments in the country’s new Information Technology laws with the micro-blogging platform … Read more

Audio Clip of Pune DCP’s ‘Free Biryani’ Request Goes Viral on Social Media, Maha Minister Orders Probe

Audio Clip of Pune DCP's 'Free Biryani' Request Goes Viral on Social Media, Maha Minister Orders Probe

The charges were however denied by the accused who claimed it is a campaign to defame her. The charges were however denied by the accused who claimed it is a campaign to defame her. News18.com Last Updated:August 01, 2021, 10:25 IST FOLLOW US ON: An audio clip showing a senior police officer of Pune city … Read more

Minna Minni: A Social Media Venture That Makes Carnatic Music, Traditional Dance Forms Accessible

Minna Minni: A Social Media Venture That Makes Carnatic Music, Traditional Dance Forms Accessible

During the COVID-19 pandemic many of us have picked up new hobbies or learnt new skills. Some have enrolled for language lessons, while others are exploring their passion for music, and learning to play new music instruments. However, if you are someone who doesn’t quite want to put in that much effort into learning music, … Read more

Brutal Cases, Rape Survivor’s Profile: UNESCO Study Flags Problematic Reporting of Sexual Violence by Indian Media

Brutal Cases, Rape Survivor's Profile: UNESCO Study Flags Problematic Reporting of Sexual Violence by Indian Media

A recent publication titled, ‘Sexual Violence and the News Media: Issues, Challenges and Guidelines for Journalists in India’ sheds light on the problematic state of reporting sexual violence by the Indian media and suggests steps for editorial gatekeeping and redressal mechanism for better coverage of such news. Deep Dive The study states that Indian media … Read more

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