Government asks Twitter to ban 1178 accounts

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New Delhi, 8/2 (AO Bureau): Since the violence on January 26 during the Tractor rally on the occasion of Republic Day, the government is seen to be fully alert. The government is also keeping an eye on the Farmers Protest on social media so that no conspiracy is hatched under its guise. In this sequence, the government has issued a notice to Twitter on Thursday. In this, the government has asked the microblogging site to block 1178 accounts. According to the government, all these accounts are related to Khalistan or Pakistan.

Let us know that earlier the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology recently instructed Twitter to close 257 accounts that were sharing ‘wrong, threatening and provocative tweets’ on January 30 with the hashtag There were inflammatory things.

Sources said that Twitter is bound to follow the instructions issued under Section 69A of the IT Act. After consulting the Ministry of Home Affairs and other security agencies, recently the Twitter has been asked by the IT Ministry to close these accounts. But Twitter has not yet responded to the demands.

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