The Delhi High Court on Friday deferred to August 27, hearing on the appeal filed by WhatsApp and its parent company Facebook, challenging the order passed by the Single-Judge Bench, wherein the Single Judge refused to interfere with the Competition Commission of India's probe for investigation
The micro-blogging platform’s refusal to conform to amended IT rules led the centre to approach the Delhi High Court, which pulled it up. The company has now asked for more time to comply with the rules.
As in the case of the new IT rules—aimed at controlling social media majors Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, as well as digital news portals like The Wire, Scroll and The Quint—the objective behind the draft e-commerce rules is shadowing.
The Bench of Chief Justice Akil Kureshi was hearing the application of Arindam Bhattacharjee, who is accused to have instigated division among religious groups and creating an environment of misinformation.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice on a PIL seeking directions to the Centre to have a mechanism to track total GST paid on the OIDAR (Online Information and Database Access or Retrieval Services) services used by Non-Taxable Online Indian recipients under reverse charge basis.
A Punjab and Haryana High Court single bench passed the dismissal order of the petition of a man who had attempted to illegally oust his aged mother while hearing a Criminal Writ Petition filed by Sunny Goyal.