Information Technology Act
07 Oct 2020
A Kerala journalist and three others, who were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on their way to Hathras, have been charged under the anti-terror and sedition law.
31 Jul 2020
A 25-year-old man has been arrested by Mumbai Crime Branch for allegedly blackmailing and trying to extort money from a Bollywood actor's daughter.
06 Apr 2020
An unidentified person has been booked in Gujarat for putting an online advertisement to sell the Statue of Unity for Rs. 30,000 crore to help the government fight the coronavirus pandemic.
19 Dec 2019
A man was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday after he was found possessing videos from violent protests at Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia.
16 Dec 2019
Actor and model Payal Rohatgi has been sent to judicial custody for eight days in connection with her controversial remarks on the Nehru-Gandhi family on social media.
02 Nov 2019
A 25-year-old Mumbai woman was recently arrested for sending a video of her younger sister bathing to her boyfriend, Agripada Police said.
03 Oct 2019
On Tuesday, Mumbai police arrested a man working as a domestic help at Union Minister Piyush Goyal's house for allegedly stealing valuables and confidential data.
25 Aug 2019
A 33-year-old software engineer has been arrested by Cyberabad police in Chennai for allegedly duping over 600 women across the country into sending their nude photos.
20 Mar 2019
Former Indian Idol contestant Avanti Patel was cheated of Rs. 1.7 lakh in a cyber fraud case recently.
13 Mar 2019
The Madras High Court has granted conditional bail to a woman assistant professor, Nirmala Devi, accused in the sensational "sex for degrees" case, arrested 11 months ago.
12 Mar 2019
In a shocking incident, a group of four men, all in their 20s, sexually harassed over 50 women in Tamil Nadu, police said.
14 Jan 2019
The Supreme Court has admitted a clutch of petitions challenging the government's move to give sweeping powers to 10 Central investigative agencies to intercept and monitor data on computers.
24 Dec 2018
On Monday, a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed before the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality and legality of the Center's December 20 order that granted sweeping surveillance powers to 10 Central agencies.
21 Dec 2018
In what could mark the beginnings of an Orwellian surveillance state, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on Thursday, granted sweeping powers to 10 Central investigative agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any data stored on computer devices.
27 Oct 2018
The Odisha Police on Saturday said Delhi-based journalist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra was arrested not for his Twitter post on 'rasogolla', but for hurting the sentiments of the Odia people, among other reasons.
19 Oct 2018
The Noida Police on Thursday said it had busted a fake call center operating from the city and arrested the mastermind for allegedly duping Canadians and other foreign nationals.
10 Oct 2018
A 38-year-old woman working with a consultancy firm in Thane, Maharashtra was allegedly duped of Rs. 7.3 lakh by a UK-based man.
10 Oct 2018
On Wednesday, the Additional Solicitor of India, Tushar Mehta was appointed the Solicitor General Of India.
14 Aug 2018
Hackers managed to transfer over Rs. 94 crore through a malware attack on the server of Pune-based Cosmos Bank and cloning thousands of the bank's debit cards.
11 Aug 2018
A man, who allegedly created a fake Facebook account of Acharya Balkrishna of the Patanjali Group and engaged in vulgar conversations with the people, has been arrested in Noida today.
03 Aug 2018
Five persons have been detained in Thane for allegedly watching and circulating child pornography through WhatsApp.
02 Jul 2018
A 34-year-old Chandigarh woman was being harassed by her live-in partner for days now. The 24-year-old man demanded Rs. 5 crore from the woman failing which he threatened to upload her nude pictures on the Internet.
12 Jun 2018
India is fast careening into the digital age, but its laws and regulations are dated and unsuited to the times, thereby raising concerns about privacy.
26 May 2018
Indore Police has busted an international IPL betting racket that was running operation worth crores of rupees.
24 May 2018
A man in MP's Betul has been booked for allegedly issuing death threats to the district collector on Facebook and posting objectionable comments against Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
15 May 2018
Two tweets posted by a Kashmiri man talking against a certain community proved costly for him.
14 Apr 2018
The police in the Parbhani district of Maharashtra is asking the admins of WhatsApp chat groups to ensure that no objectionable content is circulated in the group and to monitor what group members are posting.
08 Apr 2018
The battle for the ownership of upcoming 'Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran' has taken another sour turn.
08 Sep 2017
After noted Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh was shot dead, a Facebook user openly threatened to eliminate five prominent women, terming them "anti-national".
20 Aug 2017
In 2015, the Supreme Court quashed Section 66(A) of the Information Technology Act, calling it "unconstitutional".
02 Aug 2017
Centre conveyed to the Supreme Court yesterday that it had set up a ten-member committee headed by former SC judge B N Srikrishna to formulate a data protection law to ensure protection of personal information.
17 Dec 2016
Indian weddings, known for their lavishness, are gradually heading towards being a sober affair in the wake of demonetization.