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IT Ministry Blasts Twitter, Says It Failed To Comply With New Guidelines

A day after micro-blogging platform Twitter said that it has appointed a Chief Compliance Officer, Union Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that the US-based company has failed to comply to the new intermediary guidelines.

Govt Asks Social Media Platforms To Remove Content Mentioning ''Indian Variant'' Of Coronavirus

The government has asked social media companies to immediately remove any content on their platform which mentions or refers to the term 'Indian variant' of coronavirus, in a bid to curb spread of misinformation around COVID-19.

Twitter Takes Down 90-95% Of Accounts Listed By Indian Govt
Twitter Takes Down 90-95% Of Accounts Listed By Indian Govt

New Delhi: In what could finally end the fortnight-long deadlock between Twitter and the Indian government, the micro-blogging platform has either withheld or suspended at least 90-95 per cent accounts as directed by the IT Ministry in two separate notices, government sources confirmed to IANS on Friday. Among those whose accounts have been withheld include […]

T-Hub Partners IT Ministry To Mentor Hardware Startups In India

New Delhi: Hyderabad-based global start-up catalyst T-Hub on Friday announced a partnership with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to lead Digital India’s Scale Up programme for hardware and Internet of Things (IoT) startups across India. As many as 10-15 startups with leading-edge solutions in mobility, energy, agriculture, aerospace, manufacturing, consumer, healthtech, medtech, […]

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Indians don't steal jobs in US, they create: Minister

Mumbai: IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said the government had voiced its concern regarding the H1-B visa issue to the US and added that Indians do not steal but create jobs. “We have conveyed our concern at the highest level (US administration) and I hope the American administration should know Indian companies don’t steal […]