Summon members of WhatsApp groups linked to JNU violence, seize their phones: Delhi HC directs police

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Delhi Police to summon the members of the two suspected WhatsApp Groups — Friends of RSS and Unity Against Left — and seize their phones in connection with the violence that erupted in the Jawaharlal Nehru University on January 5. Justice Brijesh Sethi directed WhatsApp and […]

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JNU violence: Professors urge for preserving CCTV, WhatsApp evidence

New Delhi: Three Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) professors have moved Delhi High Court seeking the preserving of CCTV footage and evidence related to WhatsApp groups. The petition, filed through advocates Abhik Chimni, Maanav Kumar and Roshni Naamboodiry sought a direction to the Delhi Police to retrieve all CCTV footage of JNU campus after violence erupted […]

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WhatsApp to add ‘Disappearing Messages’ feature soon

San Francisco: The Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp’s new feature ‘Disappearing Messages’ has been spotted in the latest beta version 2.19.275 for Android. With the ‘Delete Messages’ feature, group admins will able to select a specific duration for messages on the group and once a message crosses the duration, it will be automatically deleted, news portal GSMArena […]

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Experts seek clarity on data protection bill amid WhatsApp spyware row

New Delhi: As the Opposition took on the government in Rajya Sabha regarding WhatsApp snooping via third-party Israeli software Pegasus, a roundtable discussion in the Capital on Thursday sought clarity on the much-anticipated Personal Data Protection Bill (PDP). Organised by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), the roundtable deliberated upon the impact of the […]