10 May 2021


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Notifications & Circulars

Budget to engage more through social media(22.02.2016)

The Finance Minister laid out the Economic Survey 2015-2016 in Parliament on 26 February 2016, while the General Budget 2016-2017 will be presented on.....

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News

SC Rejects Plea Seeking to Release Persons Arrested for Sharing Jayalalithaa’s Health Information(25.10.2016)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction to Tamil Nadu Government to release persons arrested for sharing information about h.....

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Delhi High Court to City Police: Use Social Media to Trace Missing Persons(28.04.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Police to flash photographs of missing persons on social media "without fail" to ensure such persons are traced so.....

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U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Sex Offender Social Media Ban(20.06.2017)

U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously struck down a North Carolina law that bars use of commercial social networking sites, including Facebook, by regist.....

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Supreme Court Expresses Concern About Abusive Comments On Social Media(06.10.2017)

Supreme Court has expressed concern over the uncharitable comments, trolls and aggressive reactions on social media platforms on almost every issue, i.....

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MP HC Bars Judicial Officers From Using Social Media During Court Hours(09.10.2017)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has restrained judicial officers and other officials from using any social media such as WhatsApp, Skype, Facebook etc. duri.....

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Worried About Reckless Circulation of Posts on Social Media: Delhi HC(23.02.2018)

Delhi High Court has expressed deep anguish over the manner in which posts were being circulated on social media without any “sense of responsibility”.....

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Punjab and Haryana High Court Equates Inciting Violence on Social Media to Waging War Against Govt(07.06.2018)

Punjab and Haryana high court has rejected the bail plea of Arvinder Singh, an alleged member of the Sikh militant organisation Babbar Khalsa Internat.....

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Social Media Can’t Be Exploited to do Online Baiting: Kerala High Court(29.06.2018)

Kerala High Court has observed that the platform of social media cannot be exploited to do online baiting.

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CIVIL - Sharing Social Media Posts Akin to Endorsing Them: Madras HC(25.02.2019)

Madras High Court has rejected anticipatory bail plea of a BJP leader and observed that sharing social media posts or forwards is akin to endorsing th.....

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J & K High Court Orders Social Media Platforms to Delete Posts Identifying Bandipora Rape Victim(20.05.2019)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ordered Youtube, Facebook and Twitter to remove all posts from their platforms which disclosed the identity of a thre.....

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Madras High Court: No Plan to Restrict Social Media(22.08.2019)

Madras High Court has made it clear that it was absolutely not interested, at any point of time, in addressing a plea made by two public interest liti.....

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Supreme Court Pulls Up Govt Over Linking of Social Media Accounts With Aadhaar(13.09.2019)

Supreme Court has sought the Centre’s response in the matter regarding the linking of social media accounts with Aadhaar card and said that the issue .....

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Madras High Court: Social Media Companies Cannot Avoid Liability for Damage Caused Through Fake News(23.09.2019)

Madras High Court has ruled that social media companies cannot escape liability for the damage done to society through fake news or rumours spread thr.....

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SC to Centre: Frame Regulations to Curb Social Media Misuse(24.09.2019)

Supreme Court has asked the Centre to frame Regulations to check social media misuse and to strike a balance between the privacy and reputation of ind.....

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SC: Legal Regime Needs to Know Originators of Social Media Posts, Fix Intermediaries' Accountability(26.09.2019)

Supreme Court has favoured fixing accountability of intermediaries such as WhatsApp and Facebook when social media is used to threaten integrity and s.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea to Link Aadhaar to Social Media Accounts(15.10.2019)

Supreme Court has rejected a fresh public interest litigation seeking to link the 12-digit Aadhaar number to social media accounts, asking the Petitio.....

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Supreme Court Directs Centre to Submit Report on Social Media Misuse(22.10.2019)

Supreme Court has transferred to itself all cases related to the linkage of social media profiles with Aadhaar pending in different high courts and al.....

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Delhi High Court Directs Social Media Firms to Remove Defamatory Video on Ramdev(24.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed social media platforms Facebook, Google, its subsidiary YouTube, and Twitter to forthwith remove, block or disable on a .....

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Delhi High Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Direction to Link Social Media Accounts with Aadhaar(09.12.2019)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea seeking direction to link social media accounts with Aadhaar to control fake news. The Court noted that the info.....

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Tripura High Court: Government Staff Can Join Rallies and Post Views on Social Media(13.01.2020)

Tripura High Court has said that Government employees can take part in political programmes, including meetings, and freely post their opinions on soc.....

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Madras High Court Directs Police to Set Up Special Cells to Check Social Media Abuse(03.02.2020)

Madras High Court has directed the Director-General of Police to constitute dedicated cells in every police station in the State to track unscrupulous.....

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SC Asks Centre to Devise Mechanism to Stop Circulation of Derogatory Comments on Social Media(12.02.2020)

Supreme Court has asked the Centre, social media platforms and Non- Governmental Organizations to consider devising a mechanism to stop the circulatio.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Removal of Fake News from Social Media Platforms(11.03.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Central Government and platforms like Google, Facebook and Twitter in a plea seeking removal of hate speeche.....

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Kerala HC: State Has to Wake Up and Legislate Appropriate Enactments to Curtail Social Media War(13.05.2020)

Kerala High Court has observed that the State has to wake up and legislate appropriate enactments to curtail the social media war, highlighting the li.....

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AP HC Initiates Contempt Action for Posting Abusive Social Media Posts Against Judges(27.05.2020)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has issued suo moto contempt notices to 49 persons, including a Member of Parliament and a former Member of Legislative Asse.....

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking Social Media- Aadhaar Linkage to Remove 'Fake' Accounts(27.05.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a Petition filed by the Bharatiya Janta Party leader, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking the linkage of Aadhar with social med.....

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Delhi HC Asks Centre to Submit Its Policy on Social Media Ban in Army(15.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Central Government to submit in a sealed cover its policy regarding the use of social media by members of armed forc.....

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P&H HC Stays Order Prohibiting Circulation of News Via Social Media(21.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed a "blanket bar" imposed by the Karnal administration on circulation of news via social media platforms.

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P&H HC: Being Member of Social Media Group with Objectionable Content Makes One Accomplice(27.07.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has opined that the fact that one is a member of the social media group where an objectionable video was circulated make.....

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Delhi HC Rejects Plea Challenging Ban on Army Officers Using Social Media(05.08.2020)

Delhi High Court has rejected a plea challenging the policy of the Indian Army which requires all members of the armed forces to delete their social m.....

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Delhi HC Upholds Ban on Social Media Use by Defence Staff(06.08.2020)

Delhi High Court has upheld the ban on social media for defence personnel, observing that it is a policy decision by the Government based on feedback .....

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Bombay HC: Time for State to Introduce Stricter Norms to Deal with Inflammatory Social Media Posts(24.08.2020)

Bombay High Court has observed that it is time for the State to impose stricter norms to deal with rapid rise of 'absolutely avoidable, uncalled for a.....

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Telangana HC Seeks Reply in Plea Against Publication of Communal Content on Social Media(05.10.2020)

Telangana High Court has directed the Central Government to file its reply in the plea against circulation of communally painted content on social med.....

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Andhra Pradesh HC Orders CBI to Probe Social Media Posts About Judges(13.10.2020)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation inquiry into objectionable comments made about the Court and its judges on soc.....

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SC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking Age Based Control of Access and Profile Verification Mechanism(14.10.2020)

Supreme Court has issued a notice in a Public Interest Litigation filed by two law students seeking for age-based control of access to social media an.....

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Delhi HC Directs Adoption of Measures Against Child Porn Content to Social Media Platforms(27.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has passed an order directing intermediaries i.e social media platforms to take all effective measures available with them to ensure .....

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Delhi HC Issues Notices on Plea for Action Against Social Media Sites(11.01.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a Petition filed by an advocate seeking action against major social media platforms for revealing the identity o.....

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Madras High Court Dismisses Petition to Regulate Social Media Platforms(03.03.2021)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition that sought a direction to the Centre to take necessary steps to control, monitor, guide and form a panel o.....

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Kerala HC Directs Against Use of Social Media by Staff of High Court(05.04.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the staff of the High Court and the district judiciary not to use social media for criticising the policies and actions.....

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Delhi HC: Use of Photographs from Social Media on Pornographic Website, Offence u/s 67 IT Act(22.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has held that photographs taken from Facebook and Instagram accounts uploaded on pornographic website without the consent of such per.....

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SC: Persons Putting Out Public Appeals Through Social Media Cannot be Targeted Through Arrests(04.05.2021)

Supreme Court has sent a strong message that persons who are putting out public appeals for help in social media during the COVID-19 crisis cannot be .....

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Top Story

Central Government notifies Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021(25.02.2021)

Central Government introduces Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 for digital content, social me.....

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