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Apparent Phone Call by Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal Gets Leaked over Social Media

A phone call purportedly made by Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal requesting a person to 'forget the past' and support him in elections gets leaked over social media.

WhatsApp Data Security Concerns: SCI notice to Facebook, Centre

Supreme Court of India on Monday (January 17) sought a response from both the Centre as well Facebook over non-security of data and conversations on WhatsApp.

Mark Zuckerberg, Don’t Get Hoodwinked By Media And Politicians

Shortly after Hillary Clinton’s crushing defeat, the media came up with another spin: Zuckerberg and Facebook were held responsible for her debacle! What crap! Facebook apparently carried “fake news”.

Mark Zuckerberg Discloses Steps to Fight Fake News on Facebook

After the concerns about fake news content on Facebook grew stronger, the social media giant's founder Mark Zuckerberg on Saturday (Nov. 20) disclosed steps to fight fake news on Facebook.

Aam Aadmi Party copies video from ‘Punjab Da Captain’ Facebook page

Official Facebook pages of Punjab AAP and the state Congress have posted the same video that takes a dig at the SAD-BJP run state government.

Information Blackout: Facebook removes pro-Kashmir posts, user-profiles

The Indian State has imposed strict information blackout on Kashmir in the aftermath of Burhan Wani's encounter killing by Indian forces.

Blocking SFJ Facebook Page in India: US Court turn down discrimination plea against Facebook

Facebook is immune from claims that it discriminated against the "Sikhs for Justice", a US-based human rights group, by blocking access to its Facebook page in India, a US court has ruled.

Sikhs for Justice sues Facebook for Page block in India

A U.S.-based Sikh advocacy group has filed suit against Facebook, accusing the social media giant of blocking access to its Facebook page in India and raising concerns over the company’s censorship policies.

Now Facebook page of Sikh24 News blocked in India

Facebook pages of diaspora Sikh organisations and media networks are being blocked in India. After Sikhs For Justice, Neverforget84.Com and June 84 Movement, Facebook page of Sikh24.Com stands blocked in India.

June 84 Movement: Another US operated Sikh Facebook page blocked in India

In yet another bid to contain Sikh diaspora activism, the Indian government has reportedly decided to block Facebook pages operated by Sikh diaspora groups. Indian govt. Has reportedly blocked another Facebook page operated by US based Sikh diaspora groups. This page titled as 'June 84 Movement', has little more than 9000 likes (followers).

Teenager student shots self, ends life after father bans Facebook chat

A teenager student reportedly shot himself dead in Allahabad yesterday after being restrained by his father from chatting on a social networking site Facebook.

India: No more arrests on Facebook posts: SCI strikes down Section 66 A of Information Technology Act

The petition was filed in the aftermath of the 2012 arrest of two teenagers in Mumbai's Palghar, who had objected to a statewide strike called by Shiv Sena following the death of party patriarch Bal Thackeray. They were let off after the arrests provoked nationwide outrage and shifted the focus on the IT laws.

Uttar Pradesh student arrested for social media post must be released: demands Amnesty India

A teenage student arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police for a social media post must be immediately released, Amnesty International India said today.

Fabricated Photo of journalist Surinder Sigh with Gurmeet Ram Rahim went viral

A fabricated photo showing Punjabi journalist Surinder Singh with controversial godman and Dera Sauda Sirsa head Gurmeet Ram Rahim went viral on social media networks, particularly on Facebook. The "black-n-white" photo shows controversial godman and some other persons besides journalist Surinder Singh.

Facebook closes spam page about Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale

Ludhaina, Punjab: A Facebook page titled: "Sant Ji Troll" has reportedly been removed by the social networking site as the page was indulged in offense behavior. This page was at the center of discussions among Sikh Facebook users for last few days.

Sikh community lodges report over derogatory Facebook post

Kuala Lumpur (Oct. 02): Members of the Sikh community here have lodged a report against a Facebook user for posting an offensive comment about Guru Nanak Sahib on the Friends of BN fan page. Lawyer Gurmukh Singh said the comment was written in bad taste and disrespectful to Guru Nanak Ji, the founder of Sikhism.

“Fake photo” of Vikram who hurled show at CM Badal goes viral

Ludhiana, Punjab (August 27, 2014): Internet and social media evolution has provided space for people to share their views and report the matters that main stream media may tend to ignore. But this facility is also turning to be a source of fake news and rumors.

Ideology of Khalistan dominating political discourse among Sikh social-networking users, reveals survey by Sikh24

Amritsar/ Jalandhar, Punjab (November 30, 2013): Recently Punjab police chief and Indian Home Minister, in their separate statements, expressed their 'concern' that the ideology of Khalistan is being highly propagated at social-networking websites, especially the Facebook.

Facebook abuse, Sarna’s opposition to Sikh memorial and Izhar Alam’s issue may be discussed in Akal Takht meeting

Amritsar, Punjab (July 26, 2013): A meeting of five Singh Sahibs, jathedars of Sikh Takhts, is going to be held today at Sri Amritsar. The meeting is expected to discuss the issues concerning the Sikhs that recently surfaced.

Evening vernacular office vandalized for reproduction of blasphemous image from Facebook disrespecting Sikh Gurus

Ludhiana, Punjab (July 20, 2013): It is learnt that members of local Sikh organisations under the banner of the Baba Buddha Ji Gurmat Granthi Sabha vandalised the office of a local evening vernacular `Khuli Soch' near Gill Road, for published a morphed pictures of Sikh gurus that had been earlier been posted on Facebook by some miscreant.

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