New Rules on Temporary Suspension of Telecom Services in case of Public Emergency or Public Safety

Sep 23, 2017

The Ministry of Communications, on August 7th, 2017, notified new rules for the suspension of telecom services in case of public emergency or public safety, and consequently, the suspension of Internet services in India.

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[RTI] Darjeeling Internet Ban: 3 months and counting

Sep 18, 2017

The ongoing Internet shutdown in Darjeeling, West Bengal completes 3 months today. This day, three months earlier, mobile Internet was shutdown in the city due to the ongoing agitation for a separate Gorkhaland. Two days later, on 20thJune, the orders were extended to the broadband services as well, effectively shutting down the entire Internet.

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Darjeeling Internet Ban Completes Two Months

Aug 18, 2017

Today marks the completion of two months of continuous Internetshutdown in Darjeeling, West Bengal. Two months back, on 19

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RTI responses provide copies of Internet shutdown orders

May 05, 2017

India has seen a steep rise in the number of Internet shutdowns over the last few years.

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