Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicChild pornography

Topic: Child pornography

160 FIRs registered, 97 arrested in 2 days as Delhi Police cracks down on child pornography

The crackdown, called operation 'Masoom', is based on information from National Crime Records Bureau, which has a tie-up with a US non-profit organisation to flag such content.

NCW asks Twitter India chief to remove all pornographic, obscene content from platform

National Commission for Women has given a week's time to remove the content. NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma also wrote to Delhi Police Commissioner to investigate the matter.

Delhi Police registers FIR against Twitter for allegedly allowing access to child pornography

National Commission for Protection of Child Rights asked Delhi Police to book Twitter based on its findings that child sexual abuse material was easily available on the platform.

CBI arrests Kashmir resident for ‘running child sexual abuse racket’ with US-based wife

CBI said the accused targeted minors and allegedly uploaded pornographic videos and images over the dark web for financial gains.

Child pornography gets a watertight definition in Modi govt’s POCSO amendment bill

The Narendra Modi cabinet cleared the new POCSO amendment bill Tuesday, and it is expected to be introduced in the Lok Sabha Friday.

Can we hold TikTok responsible for the spread of pornography in India?

TikTok, the 15-second video sharing app, has come under the scanner for 'spreading pornography'.

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T.V. Somanathan, Union Finance Secretary | ThePrint

Tame subsidies, hike fees for govt services — Centre’s tips to states to slash deficit

At a meeting with chief secretaries of states, Union Finance Secretary T.V. Somanathan made a presentation that highlighted a worrying rise in debt in some states.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.