Information Technology Act


'Information Technology Act' - 46 News Result(s)

  • Intermediaries Can Be Sued For Cases Prior To IT Act Amendments: Supreme Court

    Intermediaries Can Be Sued For Cases Prior To IT Act Amendments: Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court held on Tuesday that intermediaries like Google India can be prosecuted for the offence of defamation instituted prior to amendments to the Information Technology Act in 2009 as the earlier law did not provide any immunity from such liability.

  • 2 Charged For Alleged Objectionable Remarks On Social Media Against PM

    2 Charged For Alleged Objectionable Remarks On Social Media Against PM

    Two people have been charged in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district for posting "objectionable comments" on social media against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, police said on Wednesday.

  • Deleted 2 Years Ago, Facebook Post On Beef Returns To Haunt Assam Woman

    Deleted 2 Years Ago, Facebook Post On Beef Returns To Haunt Assam Woman

    A two-year-old Facebook post that seems to express support for Pakistan and encourage beef consumption has landed a Gauhati University research scholar in trouble, with Assam police filing a case against her. The accused - Rehna Sultana - claims that the post had been "misinterpreted", and was deleted minutes after it was originally posted in June ...

  • Odisha Man Blackmails Wife's Sister Over Sharing Her Naked Pics; Arrested

    Odisha Man Blackmails Wife's Sister Over Sharing Her Naked Pics; Arrested

    A 29-year-old man was arrested Saturday on the charge of blackmailing his sister-in-law after he threatened to upload her nude pictures on social media platform in Odisha''s Kendrapara district, police said.

  • Government Defends Snooping, Citing Grave Threat to Security

    Government Defends Snooping, Citing Grave Threat to Security

    Government pointed out that the threat to the country from terrorism, radicalisation, cross border terrorism, organised crime, drug cartels could not be "understated or ignored".

  • "Officials Will Be Jailed": Top Court On 'Arrests' Under Scrapped IT Law

    "Officials Will Be Jailed": Top Court On 'Arrests' Under Scrapped IT Law

    The Supreme Court today strongly criticised the government for not preventing arrests under a scrapped section of a law that deals with cybercrime and e-commerce. It warned that those who ordered the arrests would face severe action.

  • Government's 'Big Brother' Order And A Massive Political Row: 10 Points

    Government's 'Big Brother' Order And A Massive Political Row: 10 Points

    The Delhi police, CBI, Intelligence Bureau and National Investigation Agency are among 10 central agencies that have sweeping powers to intercept and monitor data in computers and even seize devices. "It's only going to prove to over 1 billion Indians what an insecure dictator you really are," tweeted Congress president Rahul Gandhi, as the opposit...

  • Agencies Can Snoop On Any Computer, Says Centre's Order, Triggering Alarm

    Agencies Can Snoop On Any Computer, Says Centre's Order, Triggering Alarm

    Investigating agencies will have sweeping powers to intercept and monitor data on computers after a new home ministry order put out on Thursday. Ten central agencies have been equipped with powers of "interception, monitoring and decryption of any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer," in the order signed by Home S...

  • Paytm Alleges 7 More Customers Of Cheating It; CBI Registers Fresh FIR

    Paytm Alleges 7 More Customers Of Cheating It; CBI Registers Fresh FIR

    The Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has registered a fresh case against seven purported customers of digital wallet company Paytm for allegedly cheating it of Rs 3.21 lakh through 37 orders spread over last two years.

  • Kareena Kapoor And The Curious Case Of 'Identity Theft'

    Kareena Kapoor And The Curious Case Of 'Identity Theft'

    Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor has approached the police alleging that someone has filed the income tax return for the financial year 2015-16 in her name online without her knowledge.

  • 32-Year-Old Arrested For Criticising Islam On Social Media

    32-Year-Old Arrested For Criticising Islam On Social Media

    Tarak Biswas, 32, a self-proclaimed atheist from Kolkata, routinely criticised all religions on social media. Usually his writings would evoke angry reactions and lead to a heated debate - all in the anonymity and safety of the internet. But last week, after he re-posted a critique of Islam from another website on Facebook, he found himself in jail...

  • On Raksha Bandhan Evening, Haryana to Launch All-Women Police Stations

    On Raksha Bandhan Evening, Haryana to Launch All-Women Police Stations

    Hoping to provide a better police environment for women, Haryana Police will launch all-women police stations in all 21 districts of the state on August 28, on the eve of Raksha Bandhan, the Hindu festival symbolising brother-sister bond.

  • No Proposal to Enact Separate Law to Regulate E-commerce: Government

    No Proposal to Enact Separate Law to Regulate E-commerce: Government

    The e-commerce activities come under the purview of different existing laws like Information Technology Act, 2000, Contract Law, Company Act, Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA), Income Tax Act and Sales Tax Act and others, he said.

  • Supreme Court Verdict on Section 66A Good, But Not Related to Me: Azam Khan

    Uttar Pradesh minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan today distanced himself from the recent Supreme Court verdict scrapping the controversial Section 66A of the Information Technology Act.

  • Bringing Freedom to the Internet in India

    Bringing Freedom to the Internet in India

    The Supreme Court has struck down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act. Indian citizens can speak out freely on public issues without any fear of retaliatory criminal prosecution.

'Information Technology Act' - 11 Video Result(s)

'Information Technology Act' - 46 News Result(s)

  • Intermediaries Can Be Sued For Cases Prior To IT Act Amendments: Supreme Court

    Intermediaries Can Be Sued For Cases Prior To IT Act Amendments: Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court held on Tuesday that intermediaries like Google India can be prosecuted for the offence of defamation instituted prior to amendments to the Information Technology Act in 2009 as the earlier law did not provide any immunity from such liability.

  • 2 Charged For Alleged Objectionable Remarks On Social Media Against PM

    2 Charged For Alleged Objectionable Remarks On Social Media Against PM

    Two people have been charged in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district for posting "objectionable comments" on social media against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, police said on Wednesday.

  • Deleted 2 Years Ago, Facebook Post On Beef Returns To Haunt Assam Woman

    Deleted 2 Years Ago, Facebook Post On Beef Returns To Haunt Assam Woman

    A two-year-old Facebook post that seems to express support for Pakistan and encourage beef consumption has landed a Gauhati University research scholar in trouble, with Assam police filing a case against her. The accused - Rehna Sultana - claims that the post had been "misinterpreted", and was deleted minutes after it was originally posted in June ...

  • Odisha Man Blackmails Wife's Sister Over Sharing Her Naked Pics; Arrested

    Odisha Man Blackmails Wife's Sister Over Sharing Her Naked Pics; Arrested

    A 29-year-old man was arrested Saturday on the charge of blackmailing his sister-in-law after he threatened to upload her nude pictures on social media platform in Odisha''s Kendrapara district, police said.

  • Government Defends Snooping, Citing Grave Threat to Security

    Government Defends Snooping, Citing Grave Threat to Security

    Government pointed out that the threat to the country from terrorism, radicalisation, cross border terrorism, organised crime, drug cartels could not be "understated or ignored".

  • "Officials Will Be Jailed": Top Court On 'Arrests' Under Scrapped IT Law

    "Officials Will Be Jailed": Top Court On 'Arrests' Under Scrapped IT Law

    The Supreme Court today strongly criticised the government for not preventing arrests under a scrapped section of a law that deals with cybercrime and e-commerce. It warned that those who ordered the arrests would face severe action.

  • Government's 'Big Brother' Order And A Massive Political Row: 10 Points

    Government's 'Big Brother' Order And A Massive Political Row: 10 Points

    The Delhi police, CBI, Intelligence Bureau and National Investigation Agency are among 10 central agencies that have sweeping powers to intercept and monitor data in computers and even seize devices. "It's only going to prove to over 1 billion Indians what an insecure dictator you really are," tweeted Congress president Rahul Gandhi, as the opposit...

  • Agencies Can Snoop On Any Computer, Says Centre's Order, Triggering Alarm

    Agencies Can Snoop On Any Computer, Says Centre's Order, Triggering Alarm

    Investigating agencies will have sweeping powers to intercept and monitor data on computers after a new home ministry order put out on Thursday. Ten central agencies have been equipped with powers of "interception, monitoring and decryption of any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer," in the order signed by Home S...

  • Paytm Alleges 7 More Customers Of Cheating It; CBI Registers Fresh FIR

    Paytm Alleges 7 More Customers Of Cheating It; CBI Registers Fresh FIR

    The Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has registered a fresh case against seven purported customers of digital wallet company Paytm for allegedly cheating it of Rs 3.21 lakh through 37 orders spread over last two years.

  • Kareena Kapoor And The Curious Case Of 'Identity Theft'

    Kareena Kapoor And The Curious Case Of 'Identity Theft'

    Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor has approached the police alleging that someone has filed the income tax return for the financial year 2015-16 in her name online without her knowledge.

  • 32-Year-Old Arrested For Criticising Islam On Social Media

    32-Year-Old Arrested For Criticising Islam On Social Media

    Tarak Biswas, 32, a self-proclaimed atheist from Kolkata, routinely criticised all religions on social media. Usually his writings would evoke angry reactions and lead to a heated debate - all in the anonymity and safety of the internet. But last week, after he re-posted a critique of Islam from another website on Facebook, he found himself in jail...

  • On Raksha Bandhan Evening, Haryana to Launch All-Women Police Stations

    On Raksha Bandhan Evening, Haryana to Launch All-Women Police Stations

    Hoping to provide a better police environment for women, Haryana Police will launch all-women police stations in all 21 districts of the state on August 28, on the eve of Raksha Bandhan, the Hindu festival symbolising brother-sister bond.

  • No Proposal to Enact Separate Law to Regulate E-commerce: Government

    No Proposal to Enact Separate Law to Regulate E-commerce: Government

    The e-commerce activities come under the purview of different existing laws like Information Technology Act, 2000, Contract Law, Company Act, Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA), Income Tax Act and Sales Tax Act and others, he said.

  • Supreme Court Verdict on Section 66A Good, But Not Related to Me: Azam Khan

    Uttar Pradesh minister and senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan today distanced himself from the recent Supreme Court verdict scrapping the controversial Section 66A of the Information Technology Act.

  • Bringing Freedom to the Internet in India

    Bringing Freedom to the Internet in India

    The Supreme Court has struck down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act. Indian citizens can speak out freely on public issues without any fear of retaliatory criminal prosecution.

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