Opinion  /  Published 27.07.21

Search for the truth

For the past few days, an audio clip has been circulating on WhatsApp, alerting residents of Calcutta about an armed gang operating in the dead of night. The speaker does not introduce himself; he re...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

Opinion  /  Published 19.07.21

The battle for India’s civil liberties is not over

Powerful internet intermediaries began filing “compliance reports” this month, caving in to the pressure from the Government of India. The reports were in response to the new rules announc...
By Sevanti Ninan

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

WhatsApp stage for cultural meet

The youngest participant was four-year-old Anishka Das of AC Block, who danced to the Nazrulgeeti Rum jhum jhum jhum on the occasion. According to mother Achira Adhya, the child is a spontaneous dance...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Salt Lake

India  /  Published 15.07.21

WhatsApp banned two mn Indian accounts

  WhatsApp banned two million Indian accounts while it received 345 grievance reports between May 15 and June 15, the company said in its maiden monthly compliance report as mandated by the IT r...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.07.21

CRPF leash on message apps

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has issued a circular that warns of stringent action against its personnel who are found circulating sensitive documents on messaging apps. Sources said the to...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 10.07.21

Letters to the editor: WhatsApp’s new privacy policy, post-Covid ‘revenge travel’

Hold off Sir — In a temporary respite for those Indian citizens who were circumspect about having to accept WhatsApp’s new privacy policy, the popular messaging app has said that it will ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 09.07.21

WhatsApp pauses privacy policy

WhatsApp LLC told the Delhi High Court on Friday that till the data protection bill comes into force, it will not compel users to opt for its new privacy policy as it has been put on hold and will imp...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 08.07.21

Staying connected through WhatsApp

In a way to keep members engaged, especially during the pandemic, the city chapter of Ficci Flo came up with the idea of starting interest-based micro groups within their bigger group and then id...
By Anannya Sarkar

India  /  Published 23.06.21

Privacy: No relief for Facebook, WhatsApp

The Delhi High Court has refused to stay the Competition Commission of India (CCI) notice asking Facebook and WhatsApp to furnish certain information in relation to a probe ordered by it into the inst...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 22.06.21

WhatsApp plea to stop probe

Facebook and WhatsApp on Monday urged the Delhi high court to stay the Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) notice asking them to furnish certain information in relation to a probe ordered by...
By PTI in New Delhi


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