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Ghaziabad Police issued a notice under Section 41-A of the CrPC on June 21 asking the Twitter India MD to report at the Loni Border police station on June 24.(Reuters)
Ghaziabad Police issued a notice under Section 41-A of the CrPC on June 21 asking the Twitter India MD to report at the Loni Border police station on June 24.(Reuters)

HC quashes UP Police notice in Twitter case, says amounts to ‘arm-twisting'

Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2021 06:23 PM IST
  • The Uttar Pradesh police sought Maheshwari’s personal appearance as part of its investigation over a video which the Uttar Pradesh police alleged was shared on Twitter and social media with the aim of creating communal disharmony.
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Twitter (Image used for representative purpose only)

'We're independent of Twitter': Twitter India MD's submission in Karnataka HC

Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2021 08:09 PM IST
The high court is expected to pronounce its judgment on Manish Maheshwari's plea on summons issued to him by the Uttar Pradesh Police, on July 23.
Karnataka High Court (PTI File Photo)
Karnataka High Court (PTI File Photo)

Loni case: Karnataka HC to pronounce order on Twitter India MD's plea on July 22

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2021 06:05 PM IST
Last Tuesday, the high court deferred judgment on Manish Maheshwari's plea challenging Uttar Pradesh Police's notice, to July 20.
Sub-inspector Mahendra Patel allegedly got into a fight with Arti Yadav, with the latter claiming that Patel dragged her down and beat her up by sitting atop her. (SOURCED)
Sub-inspector Mahendra Patel allegedly got into a fight with Arti Yadav, with the latter claiming that Patel dragged her down and beat her up by sitting atop her. (SOURCED)

Woman started scuffle with cop to let husband flee, say UP cops on viral video

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Kanpur
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2021 04:31 PM IST
  • Kanpur Rural district sub-inspector Mahendra Patel was transferred to the district's police lines and an inquiry ordered, a police statement said.
The alleged associates of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi who have landed in police net are wanted in many murder and arms act cases, police said. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The alleged associates of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi who have landed in police net are wanted in many murder and arms act cases, police said. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

3 associates of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi land in police net

By HT Correspondent, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2021 06:38 PM IST
The accused have been identified as Jaspreet Singh alias Gaggi of Bathinda, Jasdev Singh and Gurpal Singh of Mansa. Investigation officer Shaminder said two pistols of .32 bore and a country-made pistol of .315 bore, along with ammunition, was recovered from the trio. It was sourced from Uttar Pradesh, police have found.
Right to life is paramount and religious rights are also subservient to it, Supreme Court said.
Right to life is paramount and religious rights are also subservient to it, Supreme Court said.

Right to life greater than religious right: SC on UP's Kanwar Yatra decision

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2021 11:52 AM IST
"The health of citizens of India and right to life is paramount. All other sentiments -- be in religious-- are subservient to this basic fundamental right," the Supreme Court bench led by Justice RF Nariman observed.
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Karnataka HC defers order in Twitter India case

PUBLISHED ON JUL 14, 2021 12:34 AM IST
Bengaluru: The Karnataka high court on Tuesday deferred the pronouncement of its judgment in the petition filed by Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari against the notice issued to him by the Uttar Pradesh Police in relation to the Ghaziabad assault video
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SIT constituted to probe ex-army man’s torture, state govt tells HC

By Jitendra Sarin
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 11:07 PM IST
PRAYAGRAJ: The state government informed the Allahabad high court on Monday that a special investigation team (SIT) had been constituted to investigate the alleged humiliation and brutal torture of a retired armyman by the Uttar Pradesh Police
Uttar Pradesh ATS personnel outside the house in Lucknow from where two accused associated with Al-Qaeda were arrested on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Uttar Pradesh ATS personnel outside the house in Lucknow from where two accused associated with Al-Qaeda were arrested on Sunday.(PTI Photo)

After Kerala & Bengal, another Al-Qaeda module busted in UP within a year

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2021 10:22 AM IST
Two terrorists were arrested from Lucknow on Sunday by Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad. The police said that the men were planning to carry out attack in various cities before Independence Day. Two of their associates escaped after which the police launched a manhunt
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Fake road tax collection racket busted, four held

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2021 12:09 AM IST
With the arrest of four people from Agra district, the Uttar Pradesh police on Sunday claimed to have unearthed a racket operating a parallel road tax collection system covering various states through a fake website
UP Police took to Twitter to share this post about mask wearing.(Twitter/@Uppolice)
UP Police took to Twitter to share this post about mask wearing.(Twitter/@Uppolice)

UP Police’s post on wearing mask while travelling has a punny twist

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2021 12:09 PM IST
UP Police's mask-related tweet has prompted people to share various comments.
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Quash notice for in-person questioning: Twitter head

PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 01:27 AM IST
Bengaluru: Twitter India Managing Director Manish Maheshwari on Thursday sought the quashing of a notice issued by the Uttar Pradesh police seeking his physical presence in connection with a case registered
In Delhi. the Enforcement Directorate teams raided three places, including the office of the Islamic Dawah Centre and residences of Gautam and Qasim.
In Delhi. the Enforcement Directorate teams raided three places, including the office of the Islamic Dawah Centre and residences of Gautam and Qasim.

‘Conversion’ case: ED conducts raids in 6 Delhi, UP locations

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2021 01:08 AM IST
ED’s money laundering probe is based on an Uttar Pradesh police investigation, which began with the arrest last month of the alleged mastermind of the racket Mohammad Umar Gautam and a preacher Mufti Qazi Jahangir Qasim, both residents of Jamia Nagar in Delhi.
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav wrote in a tweet posted in Hindi that police should become a faith symbol of the public. (PTI)
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav wrote in a tweet posted in Hindi that police should become a faith symbol of the public. (PTI)

Hope new UP DGP stops BJP’s tradition of filing false cases: Akhilesh Yadav

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2021 05:42 PM IST
  • Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati, on the other hand, criticised Congress, Samajwadi Party and the ruling BJP governments for misusing the police and official machinery during their reign
Mukhtar Ansari (on wheelchair)
Mukhtar Ansari (on wheelchair)

Mukhtar Ansari ambulance case: UP STF arrests driver, probe underway

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PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2021 01:17 PM IST
The STF believes that the driver's arrest will help in facilitating the investigation going on against Ansari's ongoing cases.
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Karnataka HC defers trial on UP Police’s plea against Twitter to July 5

PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2021 12:49 AM IST
Bengaluru The Karnataka high court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of the case between Uttar Pradesh police and Twitter top executive, Manish Maheshwari to July 5
The Uttar Pradesh Police had earlier summoned Twitter India managing director Mahesh Maheshwari for questioning in connection with the viral video.(File Photo)
The Uttar Pradesh Police had earlier summoned Twitter India managing director Mahesh Maheshwari for questioning in connection with the viral video.(File Photo)

UP Police move SC against relief to Twitter India head in Ghaziabad case

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2021 06:39 AM IST
On Monday, Twitter India managing director Mahesh Maheshwari had filed a caveat petition in the top court anticipating an appeal by the UP Police. By filing this petition, Maheshwari has ensured that no order is passed by the top court without hearing him.
Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari, who lives in Bengaluru in Karnataka was asked by UP Police on June 17 to join the probe.(Reuters)
Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari, who lives in Bengaluru in Karnataka was asked by UP Police on June 17 to join the probe.(Reuters)

UP Police move SC against Karnataka HC relief to Twitter India MD

By Abraham Thomas
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2021 11:27 PM IST
Law officers assisting the UP Police were tight-lipped about the contents of the appeal but hinted that the matter will be mentioned for urgent listing before the top court.
Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari, who lives in Bengaluru in Karnataka, was booked by the Uttar Pradesh police in connection with the wrong map of India on the website.(Reuters / Representational Image)
Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari, who lives in Bengaluru in Karnataka, was booked by the Uttar Pradesh police in connection with the wrong map of India on the website.(Reuters / Representational Image)

Twitter India head booked by UP police over wrong map of India

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2021 08:23 AM IST
The case relates to a controversial map of India which earlier appeared on the Twitter website. The map showed Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, as a separate country, triggering heavy censuring from netizens.
Last week, the high court granted interim protection from arrest to the Twitter official, saying that the police could “communicate” with Maheshwari through “virtual mode” and that he need not appear before them in person.(Reuters)
Last week, the high court granted interim protection from arrest to the Twitter official, saying that the police could “communicate” with Maheshwari through “virtual mode” and that he need not appear before them in person.(Reuters)

Twitter India MD files caveat in SC over Ghaziabad case

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2021 06:59 AM IST
Through his caveat, the Twitter official urged the top court to hear him before passing any order and be served a copy of any petition moved by Uttar Pradesh Police.
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Darbhanga blast: Two held in UP, NIA team visits site

By Bishnu K Jha and Avinash Kumar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 25, 2021 10:16 PM IST
DARBHANGA/PATNA A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday reached Darbhanga in connection with the June 17 blast at the railway station here even as the Uttar Pradesh police arrested two persons from Kairana in Shamli district in the case, officials familiar with the case said
Manish Maheshwari’s argument is that he is an employee of Twitter India, not responsible for circulating the video, nor uploading it, and in charge of sales and advertising in the region.
Manish Maheshwari’s argument is that he is an employee of Twitter India, not responsible for circulating the video, nor uploading it, and in charge of sales and advertising in the region.

Twitter executive gets HC relief from arrest in Ghaziabad case

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2021 06:09 AM IST
The court also said that the police could “communicate” with Maheshwari by “virtual mode”, which saves the Twitter executive the trouble of appearing before the police in person as he was asked to.
The managing director of Twitter was asked to come to the police station in Loni border and record the statement over the issue within seven days.(Representative image)
The managing director of Twitter was asked to come to the police station in Loni border and record the statement over the issue within seven days.(Representative image)

Loni case: Twitter responds to UP police notice, says available for questioning

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 04:36 PM IST
  • The Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday sent a legal notice to the managing director of Twitter India, Manish Maheshwari, relating to a viral video of an elderly man being assaulted in Loni.
Loni case: Police arrest man accused of filming assault
Loni case: Police arrest man accused of filming assault

Loni case: Police arrest man accused of filming assault

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2021 03:59 PM IST
The accused, Ummed Pahalwan, was arrested from near Capital's Lok Narayan Jai Prakash Hospital, Ghaziabad SSP Amit Pathak told the media.
Akhilesh Kumar Mishra, the investigating officer in the case, said the notice was issued to Manish Maheshwari late on Thursday evening
Akhilesh Kumar Mishra, the investigating officer in the case, said the notice was issued to Manish Maheshwari late on Thursday evening

Twitter India MD summoned by UP Police

By Peeyush Khandelwal, Ghaziabad
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2021 02:23 AM IST
Twitter was booked amid disagreements between the government and the company over the new guidelines that require digital companies to change how they regulate content
Twitter’s lack of compliance could potentially end the safe harbour provided to intermediaries in the Information Technology Act(File Photo)
Twitter’s lack of compliance could potentially end the safe harbour provided to intermediaries in the Information Technology Act(File Photo)

House panel grills Twitter on failure to comply with new rules

By Deeksha Bhardwaj, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2021 11:50 PM IST
  • The panel’s meeting with Twitter came in the backdrop of the Uttar Pradesh Police summoning Twitter India’s managing director over the amplification of a video that the police claim was manipulated to portray the attack on an elderly Muslim man as a hate crime.
The UP police also registered 623 cases were lodged over social media users misusing the platform for any other reason by their posts or comments (File Photo / REUTERS)
The UP police also registered 623 cases were lodged over social media users misusing the platform for any other reason by their posts or comments (File Photo / REUTERS)

UP police lodged 366 FIRs in one year over 'communal' posts on social media

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PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 08:52 AM IST
UP Police's Additional Director General (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar said police in districts across the state regularly monitor online activities through their social media cell and ensure action over objectionable content.
The accused has been identified as Han Junwe, a resident of Hubei. On Thursday after he managed to sneak into India through the international border at Malda he was spotted by the BSF. (PHOTO:SOURCED.)
The accused has been identified as Han Junwe, a resident of Hubei. On Thursday after he managed to sneak into India through the international border at Malda he was spotted by the BSF. (PHOTO:SOURCED.)

BSF arrests Chinese national after he entered India through Indo-Bangla border

UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 12:11 AM IST
BSF officials have seized a laptop, two iPhones, one Bangladeshi SIM, two pen-drives, ATM cards, US dollars along with some Bangladeshi and Indian currency from the Chinese national.
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