Twitter In Standoff With India's Government Over Free Speech And Local Law

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Demonstrators in New Delhi shout slogans during a protest against the arrest of climate change activist Disha Ravi for allegedly helping to create a guide for anti-government farmers protests. Sajjad Hussain/AFP via Getty Images

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On Feb. 1, the editor of an award-winning Indian magazine got a call from his social media manager: The magazine’s Twitter account was down.

“I said, ‘Are you sure? Can you just refresh, and check again?’ ” recalled Vinod K. Jose, executive editor of The Caravan, which covers politics and culture. “But she said, ‘No, no, it’s real.’

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