Indian Government: Telecom companies responsible if their network is used to abuse citizens


Oct 29, 2004
Ravish Kumar, Abhisar Sharma abused on WhatsApp: Centre writes to Airtel, Jio, Vodafone and others

The Centre has directed leading telecom operators to take immediate action against 19 users who sent obscene text messages to journalists Ravish Kumar and Abhisar Sharma, and also said that the companies must take the onus to act against such communication.

The Uttarakhand field office of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology suggested that the operators start a dedicated helpline to receive complaints about obscene and malicious communication.