Ministry of Electronics and IT
25 Feb 2021
Government releases rules for social media, OTT platforms; details here
The Centre on Thursday released a set of new guidelines to regulate digital content.
16 Feb 2021
Amid Twitter row, Centre to use Koo for quicker updates
The Indian government is reportedly planning to use Twitter rival Koo as its key mode of communication with the public amid a row with the US-based microblogging platform.
12 Feb 2021
Twitter extends commitment to 'restructure' India team: Report
Being slammed by the Indian government for not acting against objectionable content, Twitter has committed to restructure its team in India, a report in Indian Express claimed, citing government officials.
11 Feb 2021
'Work here, but...: RS Prasad talks tough amid Twitter-government row
Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday told the tech companies that they are free to work in India only if they follow the Indian Constitution.
10 Feb 2021
Government responds to Twitter's 'freedom of expression' blog on Koo
Twitter, pulled up by the Indian government for failing to comply with its orders, on Wednesday released a verbose blog highlighting the measures it took and didn't take in the recent days, only to receive a scathing response from the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) on Koo, the homegrown alternative of the micro-blogging website.