Tag Archives: Facebook

Muslim boy jailed in UP for Facebook post shows why Section 66A must never come back

It’s hardly a coincidence that we are hearing and reading reports of an 18-year-old Muslim boy, Zakir Ali Tyagi, being locked up in an Uttar Pradesh jail for 42 days because of a few “galat” Facebook posts, and the imminent ...

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Aligarh: School teacher suspended over ‘anti-national’ Facebook posts

In the posts, Dharmendra Kumar, had ‘congratulated the Pak cricket team for a win’ and claimed ‘J&K is not part of India as GST was not applicable there’, say govt officials The state education department on Wednesday suspended a government ...

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Blue Whale: Facebook Moves to Thwart Online Suicide Challenges

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook is upping its efforts to diminish online suicide challenges Blue Whale challenge has taken many lives since its inception Facebook will remove terms, words related to such challenges At a time when reports of suicides linked to the Blue ...

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Delhi Police lodges case after complaint by journalist over FB post

After Ghose posted on Twitter about the post, the Delhi Police swung into action and registered a case under the relevant sections of the IPC and IT Act, the police said. The Delhi Police have registered a case on a ...

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SC asks WhatsApp, Facebook to clarify if they share data with third-parties

A few petitioners have earlier challenged the WhatsApp privacy policy, claiming it shares users’ data with third-parties. A committee to deliberate on the issue of data protection in India has been set up under the chairmanship of former apex court ...

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