Union IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar refuted claims of Ex-CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey. On June 13, Chandrasekhar slammed Dorsey over his charges that the Indian Government pressured Twitter and threatened the micro-blogging company for not compiling with the new IT Policy 2021. "Dorsey Twitter regime had a problem accepting the sovereignty of Indian law," tweeted Rajeev Chandrasekhar. He also alleged Dorsey of speaking lie, against the… read-more
Foxconn signs a deal with the Telangana Government and announced a major investment. As per sources, on March 3, the CEO of Foxconn signed an MoU with Information Technology Minister KT Rama Rao. The company will establish a factory unit in Telangana, which will help the growth of Telangana. Furthermore, the investment and company will also create approximately 1 lakh jobs in the State for youths.
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Responding to TMC MP Derek O'Brien's query, Junior IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar on August 6 informed Rajya Sabha that India has ''82.53 crore internet subscribers''. However, his statement was backed by the data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) as on March 31, 2021. He added that over 303 million people in rural India and 502 million people from urban India can access the Internet.
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Former AIADMK minister M Manikandan has been booked for cheating in a love relationship after Tamil actress Shantini lodged a complaint against him on May 28 in this regard. Shantini alleged that Manikandan made her undergo multiple forced-abortions on the pretext of marriage. Besides, she accused him of threatening to post her private photos online. Meanwhile, the former IT minister dismissed every allegation and refused to recognise… read-more
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The Editors Guild of India has urged the Centre to revoke the recently issued new digital media rules. Urging for a "meaningful consultation" and "constructive approach", the Guild has written to PM Narendra Modi, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and I&B minister Prakash Javadekar in this regard. It also termed the rules "onerous and regressive" and highlighted its provisions that accord government excessive power to block/modify/delete… read-more
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