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What's in store for Twitter and its spats with Indian govt in the Musk era?

Business Standard does a recap of the face-off between the microblogging site on one side and the Centre and MeitY on the other

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Shivani Shinde Mumbai
With Elon Musk taking over Twitter, many are wondering what the fate of the company in India will be. The social media platform has found itself in several face-offs with the government of India or the Ministry of electronics and information and technology (MeitY) in the past. However, there is only one substantial case that is being fought between Twitter and the Government of India, and all the earlier standoffs have either been some notice from the Meity on non-compliance or individuals filing cases against Twitter.

India has around 23.6 million users on the platform, as of January 2022, says Statista's data.

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First Published: Oct 30 2022 | 6:26 PM IST

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