State govt has been preparing data bank on fake news circulated on social media in WB, other parts of India while framing new law.
15 Jun 2018 1:12 PM
The study does not consider Twitter users who may have seen the original tweets with false news and ignored them.
13 May 2018 9:04 PM
'I spend more time with the President than anyone else and we have an incredibly candid and strong relationship,' Kelly said.
01 May 2018 11:27 AM
The GDA has alleged that the channels had aired stories, levelling charges of Rs 2 cr bribery against its vice chairperson.
29 Apr 2018 11:22 AM
Irani's comments came in backdrop of her ministry withdrawing its contentious order on fake news following directive from PMO.
20 Apr 2018 9:09 AM
The order was withdrawn the very next day — on the directions from PM Narendra Modi’s office — after outrage from the media and the public.
15 Apr 2018 6:11 AM
In fact, the word “news” in its name is misleading. It should plainly be called what it is — “false information”.
09 Apr 2018 12:17 AM
10-member panel includes secretaries of ministries of information and broadcasting, electronics and information technology, and home.
06 Apr 2018 10:17 AM
In India, a number of accounts have surfaced on Twitter to spread sensational fake content to garner more views.
05 Apr 2018 8:45 PM
Governments have been consistently striking at the concept of press freedom in name of curbing fake news.
05 Apr 2018 11:05 AM
The Press Council's comments came after PM Narendra Modi ordered the I&B Ministry to cancel its fake news order.
04 Apr 2018 12:11 PM
The Raje government ordinance or executive order barring courts from taking up complaints against public servants without the government’s approval.
04 Apr 2018 1:37 AM
The I&B ministry decision drew sharp criticism from the Opposition parties as well as from press bodies.
04 Apr 2018 1:06 AM
The guild was discontent over the fact that Centre’s faith rests only on the Press Council of India to deliver justice in such cases.
03 Apr 2018 7:13 PM
In a bid to check spread of fake news, the govt came out with new rules for issuing and withdrawing Press Information Bureau tag to journos.
03 Apr 2018 3:48 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the matter should only be addressed in Press Council of India.
03 Apr 2018 12:48 PM
According to amended rules, publication, telecast of fake news would result in 6-month-suspension of journalist in first violation.
03 Apr 2018 8:18 AM
Cong asked who will determine if a reported news item is 'fake' and showed apprehension that rules might be misused to harass reporters.
03 Apr 2018 8:02 AM
In an effort to curb instances of fake news in various mediums including print and electronic media.
03 Apr 2018 12:31 AM
Critics are worried that fake news will be used to stifle dissent before elections.
02 Apr 2018 7:17 PM