Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicToolkit case

Topic: Toolkit case

SC rejects plea seeking inquiry into Congress ‘toolkit’ allegedly created to defame PM Modi

The top court bench added that India is a democracy and told the petitioner to ignore the toolkit if he doesn't like it. The petitioner later withdrew the plea.

Delhi Police questioned Twitter India MD on 31 May in ‘toolkit’ case: Officials

Delhi Police's Special Cell had questioned Twitter MD Manish Maheshwari over flagging of Sambit Patra's 'toolkit' tweet as 'manipulated media' after serving them a notice on 24 May.

Twitter’s statements on ongoing enquiry in toolkit case ‘mendacious’, says Delhi Police

Delhi Police's strongly-worded response came after Twitter Thursday called Delhi Police's visit to its offices a form of 'intimidation' and expressed concern over its employees.

Respect right to privacy, tracing WhatsApp messages for prevention of serious offences: Govt

In a statement, the IT Ministry termed WhatsApp's last moment challenge to the intermediary guidelines as an unfortunate attempt to prevent norms from coming into effect.

Congress asks Twitter to put ‘manipulated media’ tag on ‘toolkit’ posts of 11 Union ministers

Randeep Surjewala alleged that subject matter of the forged Toolkit document was created by BJP leaders to gain wrongful political advantage by spreading false material against INC.

Delhi Police raids Twitter offices in Delhi & Gurgaon in ‘Covid toolkit’ case

According to Delhi Police PRO Chinmoy Biswal, it appears that Twitter has some information that is not known to the police, which is relevant to the inquiry.

Chhattisgarh Police files FIR, sends notice to BJP’s Sambit Patra in ‘Congress toolkit’ case

The FIR was filed on the complaint of an NSUI functionary who alleged that Patra, along with others, had circulated a fake toolkit using the letterhead of the Congress.

Govt asks Twitter to drop ‘manipulated media’ tag from ‘toolkit’ tweets

Sources said the govt has asked Twitter to not interfere in the investigation process to determine the veracity of the content, which deals with an alleged Congress toolkit.

Congress asks Twitter to suspend JP Nadda & Smriti Irani’s account in ‘toolkit case’

Congress alleged that the 'gross misuse' of Twitter by the senior functionaries of BJP has led to dissemination of ‘false information and has the potential to cause social unrest’.

Delhi HC pulls up Centre for not filing response to Disha Ravi’s plea in ‘Toolkit’ case

On 17 March, the HC had granted a 'last opportunity' to the Centre to file its reply to a petition by Disha Ravi for restraining police from leaking probe material to the media.

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