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New digital media rules can be enforced only by Centre

New digital media rules can be enforced only by Centre
Clarification comes from I&B ministry
States and UTs have been notified in this regard
Move follows Manipur district magistrate’s invocation of rule
Government introduced IT ethics code On February 25
Guidelines were related to ethics, grievance redressal and disclosure of information
Norms apply to digital news/current affairs publishers and OTT platforms
States, district magistrates or police commissioners can’t administer the norms
Imphal west district magistrate issued notice to Manipuri talk show under new law
Notice was withdrawn after Center sent letter to Chief Secretary

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