Appointed grievance officer as per new IT rules, Twitter tells Delhi High Court
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Appointed grievance officer as per new IT rules, Twitter tells Delhi High Court

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May 31, 2021

The Delhi High Court on Monday granted three weeks time to Twitter to put on record that it has appointed a Resident Grievance Officer. The court issued a notice to the social media platform and Centre in connection with a petition alleging non-compliance of IT Rules, 2021 by the US-based company.


New Delhi, 31 May 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, Twitter told the court that the officer was appointed on May 28 in compliance with the rules. Justice Rekha Palli listed the case for next hearing on July 06. The plea, filed by lawyer Amit Acharya through advocates Akash Vajpai and Manish Kumar, states that Acharya, on May 26, claimed that “defamatory, false and untrue” tweets were made by two verified users and wanted to raise the issue before the Resident Grievance Officer. The petition alleged that the “objectionable tweets” were made by TMC MP Mahua Moitra and journalist Swati Chaturvedi.

Source -indianexpress.com

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