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Will do 100 sit-ups if one can prove West Bengal government said no to Durga Puja: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: Lashing out at the IT cell of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) without taking its name, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she would do 100 sit-ups in front of people if it can be proved that her government said no to Durga Puja, as claimed by a message circulated on WhatsApp.

Will vacate government bungalow by Aug 1, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slamming fake news

New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader and AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday said she would vacate her government accommodation in Lodhi Estate here by Aug 1 and slammed the "fake news" that she had requested more time.

Kuwait rejects online anti-India propaganda, reposes faith in friendship of two nations

New Delhi/IBNS: Days after Twitter deleted fake handles attributed to royal family members of the Gulf countries which were used to target and  spread false news about India, Kuwait has now rejected attempts to spoil ties with the nation through ‘foreign sponsored’ social media posts.

COMMENTARY: Fake News in the times of Corona: Fighting the ‘Infodemic’

The world is fighting a pandemic which is taking human toll every day. COVID-19 has led to lockdowns across continents. The global economy has plunged into a recession endangering livelihood and jobs of millions. In India, we are anxiously looking at a gradually increasing number of patients and deaths as government at the centre and the states strive hard to flatten the curve. We are fighting another battle too. 

Coronavirus: Ten held for circulating fake news on social media

Kottayam/UNI:  Ten persons were arrested on Friday for allegedly circulating fake news on social media on Coronavirus.

Be a rebel: Delhi Police makes Baaghi reference in fight against fake news and rumor

New Delhi/IBNS: In a bid to avoid spreading of fake news and rumours across the national capital at a time when the city witnessed violence over the new citizenship law,  the Delhi Police on Tuesday started a new campaign which had a direct reference to actor Tiger Shroff's movie Baaghi.

Aurangabad police appeals people not to believe rumours appear on social media

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jul 23(UNI) City Police Commissioner Chiranjiv Prasad on Tuesday appealed the public not to believe on rumours which goes viral on social media in recent incidents and requested all the Aurangabadkars to maintain peace and harmony.

Fake news does the rounds on Facebook, confusing voters?

Gangtok, Apr 9 (UNI) Fake news, seen on Facebook is leading to confusion among voters.

Jammu Press Club, Google hold workshop on social media, fake news

Jammu, Mar 9 (UNI) In a bid to create awareness among tech-savvy people, the Press Club of Jammu in collaboration with Google on Saturday organised a daylong workshop here.

Assam Police warns against fake news with ‘Bohemian Factsody’

Guwahati, Nov 30 (IBNS): From cyber bullying to online fraud and domestic violence – Assam Police started several awareness campaigns on social media and  arewinning hearts of several people of the state.

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey meets Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Nov 12 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi met Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey on Monday.

Centre asks Whatsapp to find effective solutions to tackle misuse of platform

New Delhi, July 20 (IBNS): Amid incidents of rampant abuse and provocative messages through social media which are claiming lives, the Centre has asked Whatsapp to come out with more effective solutions that can bring in accountability and facilitate enforcement of law in addition to their efforts towards labeling forwards as well as identifying fake news.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi withdraws fake news order

New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS): In a major development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday directed to withdraw the order given by his government over revocation of accreditation to journalists found involved in circulating fake news.

Fake news regulation : PM Modi withdraws order

New Delhi, Apr 2 (IBNS) :  A day after the Centre ordered revocation of accreditation to journalists found involved in circulating fake news, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday directed to withdraw it,  leaving the matter to be addressed by the Press Council of India, media reports said.

Congress questions Centre's move to combat fake news

New Delhi, Apr 3 (IBNS): The Congress has questioned the Centre's latest attempt to check fake news and asked if there was any guarantee that the 'rules' will not be misused to harass honest reporters.