Arrest over Facebook content: 66A dropped, UP police tells SC

The Supreme Court was on Friday told that Uttar Pradesh Police would go ahead with the prosecution of a Bareilly boy for allegedly posting objectionable comments on Facebook against senior SP leader Azam Khan only under Indian Penal Code and not under the controversial section 66A of cyber law which was quashed by the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on validity of Section 66A of IT Act

 The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce tomorrow its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging constitutional validity of certain sections of the cyber law including a provision under which a person can be arrested for allegedly posting "offensive" contents on websites.

SC seeks Centre`s response on `contaminated` ship

SC`s direction came on a plea seeking ban on entry of foreign tanker `Oriental Nicety` involved in one of the worst US oil spills off Alaska in 1989.