CRACKDOWN ON WEBSITES

  • Govt gives Twitter 12 hours to block hate content August 23, 2012

    New Delhi: With Assam still tense following the communal violence in some of its districts, the Central Government is trying to block offensive content on social media websites, which it claims have been responsible for the hate campaign against Northeast Indians. The government has given the microblogging site Twitter and other...
  • NE exodus: 'No Twitter account blocked so far' August 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The government has confirmed that no accounts on the microblogging site Twitter have been blocked so far, sources said on Thursday. They claimed that the Ministry of Home Affairs' request for show cause notice to offensive and provocative handles was still pending with Twitter. In the wake of the...