city Delhi Action Provident Twitter Google city Delhi

Delhi High Court asks Union Minister Smriti Irani to share web links of objectionable comments

Reading now: 146

The Delhi High Court has sought response from Union Minister Smriti Irani on a plea by YouTube and Twitter, wherein it seeks details of URLs and web links of objectionable comments.

The comments were made against the BJP leader and her daughter by three Congress leaders. Justice Mini Pushkarna issued a notice to the minister after Google told the court that she was under obligation to provide them the links that have to be disabled according to the court's direction made on July 29.Google has told the court that it was complying with the earlier orders wherein it had removed one web link that was shared by Irani.

The social media firms have sought modification of the July 29 order in which the court asked them to remove the allegations, videos, posts, tweets, re-tweets, captions, and taglines shared by politicians such as Jairam Ramesh, Netta D' Souza and Pawan Khera if the Congress leaders did not remove the content within 24 hours.The court order comes after the Union Minister filed a civil defamation suit wherein she was seeking removal of posts as an interim basis while also asking damages to the tune of Rs.

2 crores.Senior advocate Arvind Nigam, who was representing Google, said that the URLs that Irani wanted to be removed must be provided to the social media intermediary.

The website is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News