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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.