Youth's arrest over Azam Khan Facebook post: SC seeks explanation from UP govt
Youth's arrest over Azam Khan Facebook post: SC seeks explanation from UP govt

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government and sought explanation on the circumstances under which a Class XII student was arrested for allegedly posting on Facebook 'objectionable' comments against senior Samajwadi Party leader and state minister Azam Khan.

Class 11 student sent to jail for Facebook post against Azam Khan

In a shocking incident, a class XI student was arrested and sent to jail for allegedly posting derogatory comments on Facebook against Samajwadi Party leader and Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister Azam Khan.

Tension in Bareilly after protests against objectionable post

Tension gripped old city area here when a group of persons indulged in stone pelting and arson demanding action against two youths for allegedly posting objectionable content on a social networking site, hurting religious sentiments.

Pakistan mob kills woman, girls, over "blasphemous" Facebook post

A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said Monday.

Compensate two women over Facebook post: NHRC to Maharashtra

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday sent a reminder to the Maharashtra government to pay Rs.50,000 each as compensation to two women who were illegally detained for 10 days by police following a Facebook post after the death of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray two years ago.

NCP objects to Gopinath Munde daughter`s `provocative` FB post

NCP took strong objection to the alleged provocative Facebook posts by BJP legislator Pankaja Munde Palve regarding the EC notice to her father Gopinath Munde.

PUCL woman leader sent to jail over objectionable Facebook post

A senior woman activist of NGO outfit PUCL was sent to jail by a court in Andhra Pradesh after she was arrested over her Facebook post.

FB post: PUCL leader remanded in judicial custody

A local court in Andhra Pradesh has remanded state general secretary of PUCL to 12-day judicial custody for allegedly posting "objectionable" comments on her Facebook account against Tamil Nadu Governor and a Congress MLA.

1993 Mumbai blasts: Mamata, NCP join chorus for Sanjay Dutt’s pardon

Demands for pardon for Mumbai blasts convict Sanjay Dutt grew louder with more politicians and filmstars joining the chorus though Congress virtually distanced itself from party leader Digvijay Singh`s remarks.

`Lack of understanding of IT laws posing challenge`

Lack of understanding of the new age laws governing internet by enforcement agencies in the country is posing a big challenge, a prominent Indian entrepreneur said on Tuesday.

FB row: What action taken on arrest of girls, HC asks Maha

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked Maharashtra government what action it had taken against policemen who arrested two girls from nearby Palghar district for posting comments on FB.

Now, boy detained for `abusing` Raj Thackeray on Facebook

Close on the heels of the arrest of two girls by the Mumbai police, a boy has now been detained for writing a post abusing Raj Thackeray.

Thackeray FB post probe: Charges ‘unjustified’, action likely against cops

IG Konkan police submitted report into enquiry over arrest of two girls from Palghar held for making derogatory comment on Facebook questioning bandh following death of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray.

Outrage over FB Post row grows, Deora lends suppor

The outrage over the arrest of two girls for their Facebook post on Bal Thackeray`s funeral grew on Tuesday with Union IT Minister Milind Deora also lending weight saying there should be no "misuse" of laws.

Thackeray FB post row: 9 held for vandalism

Maharashtra police on Tuesday arrested nine people from Palghar for allegedly vandalising the clinic of a man who is the uncle of the girl arrested for her offensive Facebook post on Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray`s death.

Netizens flay Mumbai girls` arrest over Facebook post

The arrest of two girls over their Facebook post on shutdown in Mumbai for Bal Thackeray`s funeral today again opened a can of worms with netizens calling the move a "social media hijack by the powerful and the fundamentalists".

Manisha Koirala suggests divorce on her Facebook post

Just five months after her marriage to Nepal based business tycoon, Samrat Dahal, Manisha Koirala is contemplating divorce. The actress, who got married amid much pomp and show, posted some disturbing thoughts on her Facebook wall. The message suggested that Manisha was giving divorce a serious thought. However after her pals and well-wishers posted their advice on her post, Manisha deleted the message.