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Internet shutdowns on the rise in India: What govt's new rule-book says

Blocking sites and shutting down the internet has become a regular occurrence in India

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BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 



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India has seen a steep rise in the number of Internet shutdowns over the past few years. These shutdowns are generally imposed under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973. However, it seems that Section 144 is not enough.

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First Published: Tue, August 29 2017. 10:00 IST

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