Anna Linda Eden, wife of Hibi Eden, Congress Lok Sabha member from Ernakulam (File Photo/Facebook)

Congress MP’s wife apologises for ‘rape’ post on FB

Kochi: After her Facebook post invited criticism, Anna Linda Eden, wife of Hibi Eden, Congress Lok Sabha member from Ernakulam, on Tuesday apologised and said her post, which was withdrawn, meant no offence. It was a message that one should face all situations with a smile, she added. Early in the day, she had posted: […]

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Facebook alerts people to vote on Maharashtra, Haryana poll day

New Delhi: Facebook on Monday activated its election notification feature for India, requesting people to go out and vote for their candidates in the Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls and post that they have voted. Voting started in Maharashtra for the 288-Assembly constituencies, while over 1.83 crore voters in BJP-ruled Haryana are to cast their […]

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File affidavit detailing guidelines to regulate social media: SC to Centre

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to file an affidavit within three weeks detailing statutory guidelines to balance online privacy, state sovereignty and the reputation of an individual. A Bench, headed by Justice Deepak Gupta, gave the order while hearing a case on linking of Aadhaar with Facebook and regulating of […]

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WhatsApp traceability: Facebook offers alternative ways to help India

New Delhi: With India pressing for traceability of WhatsApp messages to check the spread of fake news, Nick Clegg, Facebook Vice President, Global Affairs and Communications, has offered alternative ways to help the country, without any reference towards tracing the origin of the WhatsApp messages. WhatsApp had categorically said in the past that the government’s demand […]