EC orders Twitter India to remove tweets with exit polls

With the seven-phase Lok Sabha election coming to an end, the Election Commission ordered Twitter India to remove all tweets related to exit polls. According to the Representation of the People Act, it is illegal to publish exit-poll results while an election is still going on. Read More
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Govt warns Twitter honchos on ‘objectionable content’ with jail

The government has warned Twitter that a failure to remove posts/accounts that are carrying/posting “objectionable and inflammatory content” could lead to its top executives facing up to seven years of jail along with financial penalties. Read More
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Twitter says it will make changes to ‘protect integrity’ of LS election

Twitter listed a series of changes it has made to “protect the integrity” of the election conversation in India ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha election. The organization said that it has been facing allegations of being biased, propelling fake news and hosting malicious content. Read More
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House panel warns Twitter of action for snubbing it

The parliamentary committee on IT, headed by the BJP MP Anurag Thakur warned Twitter that the panel has taken very serious note of the company’s refusal to send its senior executives to India and will take appropriate action against the social-media giant. Read More
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Twitter CEO, senior officials refuse to appear before House panel

The parliamentary committee for information technology, headed by Bharatiya Janata Party MP Anurag Thakur, had asked Twitter CEO and senior officials to appear before the committee on February 11. Read More
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House panel summons Twitter after right-wingers allege ‘bias’

Officials from the ministry of electronics and information technology has been also called by this panel. The meeting is supposed to be held in New Delhi at 3pm on February 11. Read More
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