Case lodged against Google Maps on Survey of India's complaint

A case has been registered against Google Maps for alleged wrong depiction of India's international boundaries following a complaint by the Survey of India, police said today.

Need to re-look at IT Act to counter cyber crime: Govt

 Cyber crime has become a challenge and this needs to be addressed by taking a relook at the IT Act and revamping criminal laws, government told the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

Telangana govt to set up 24-hour helpline for women's safety

Setting up a 24-hour helpline, enhancing policing and effective implementation of IT Act are among measures being proposed by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for women's safety.

Don`t use `draconian` Section 66A as weapon: CPI-M MP

The arrest of a Kerala youth for posting on social media comments critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi had its echo in the Rajya Sabha with a CPI-M member asking the government not to use the "draconian" Section 66A of the IT Act as a weapon.

Cyber crime numbers surge along with advance in technology!

Technology may have made lives easier for people, but it has also added to their woes with criminals adopting various innovative means to defraud people.

FIR against Google for `access` to pornography

FIR was lodged against Google under the IT Act following a complaint by a local for allegedly facilitating pornographic content on android based mobile phones, easily accessible to underage users.

Two impersonators nabbed, five cops suspended in Ghaziabad

The Uttar Pradesh Police arrested two men in Ghaziabad town for defrauding people by impersonating as a judge, senior administrative officer and a journalist.

Cyber crime cases in India rose by 61% in 2012: Deora

Cyber crime cases in the country registered under the IT Act last year rose by about 61 per cent to 2,876 with Maharashtra recording the most number of cases, Parliament was informed.

Par panel to look into ways to check cyber porn

A Parliamentary committee has decided to look into the aspect of cyber porn and ways to check it amid complaints that it is "distorting and distressing" the society.

Maharashtra leads in cyber crimes in 2012!

Maharashtra has once again emerged as the centre of cyber crime.

Section 66A does not curb freedom of expression: Centre to SC

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the controversial provision in the cyber law does not curb freedom of speech.

People will corner BJP, Congress in 2014: Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal charged the UPA Government of trying to suppress voice of dissent by using Section 66 (A) of Information Technology Act.

‘IT Act shouldn’t be used without higher approval’

The Centre is planning to send advisories to state govts to ensure that arrests under the IT Act should not be made without approval from higher authorities, Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal said here on Friday.

Explain why Facebook girls were arrested: SC to Maharashtra

The Supreme Court was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to scrap Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000.

PIL on IT Act: SC seeks AG`s help

The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a plea to amend the Information Technology Act.