Another Kashmiri student suspended for comments on Facebook

Another Kashmiri student suspended for comments on Facebook

SHOPIAN: Another Kashmiri student has been suspended by college authorities in north India for his comments on social media. The student is on the run, as he has since received threats on social media, and has even been called a “terrorist” while newspapers have described his comments objectionable. Ahtisham-ul-Hassan, a resident of Shamsipora, Anantnag, is […]

Kolkotta teacher quits after backlash over FB post on Pulwama attack

Kolkotta teacher quits after backlash over FB post on Pulwama attack

Kolkata: A teacher of a reputed school has resigned after protests erupted over one of his Facebook posts, which did not favour describing the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama attack as “martyrs”. Chitradeep Som, a 36-year-old history teacher, said the school forced him to quit for his February 15 post, questioning the logic behind […]

SKIMS Soura orders probe into ‘communal’ FB post by Jammu student

SKIMS Soura orders probe into ‘communal’ FB post by Jammu student

Srinagar: Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Soura on Saturday ordered an inquiry after a complaint from resident doctors against a cardiology student that he posted “objectionable” remarks on Facebook following the attack on CRPF convoy that left 49 personnel dead. Resident Doctors Association (RDA) of SKIMS Soura today filed a written complaint against the cardiology […]

Another Kashmiri youth suspended by Indian pharma company for comment on Facebook

Another Kashmiri youth suspended by Indian pharma company for comment on Facebook

Srinagar: A day after a Srinagar duo was suspended by two pharmaceutical companies based outside the state for “anti-national” comments on Facebook over the killing of CRPF troops in Lethpora on Thursday, another Sopore resident was suspended by an Ahmedabad-based pharma company on Saturday on similar charges, with the employer even accusing him of “moral […]

Germany sets new limits on Facebook data collection

Germany sets new limits on Facebook data collection

Frankfurt Am Main:  Germany’s Federal Competition Office (FCO) said Thursday it would impose new limits on how Facebook collects data from subsidiaries Whatsapp and Instagram, as well as third-party websites with embedded Facebook features such as “Like” buttons. Rather than requiring users to accept that such data can be folded into their Facebook accounts under […]

Facebook, Twitter, others seek legal opinion on India’s new internet rules

NEW DELHI: Global social media and technology giants are gearing up to fight new rules proposed by the Indian government that would require them to actively regulate content in one of the world’s biggest Internet markets, sources close to the matter told Reuters. The rules, proposed by the information technology ministry on Christmas Eve, would […]

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