India called for multilateral cooperation in the mass media sector during the Second Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Mass Media Forum being held at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, from May 23-26.
India has 366 million Internet subscribers in urban locations and 194 million in rural areas, says the latest TRAI report.
The laws have sparked outrage from rights groups, who fear they could be used to stifle online discussion, tech companies with major bases in the financial hub, and some journalists' organisations.
Trump's torrent of tweets on the subject Friday followed a rally infused with familiar falsehoods about his achievements and grievances.
The actress took to Twitter and said that she has contempt for those who publish such fake news.
The law bans falsehoods that are prejudicial to Singapore or likely to influence elections and requires service providers to remove such content or allows the government to block it.
A senior police officer said a case was filed on Wednesday when the morphed photos went viral on social media after the portal uksuddi.in published it.
A number of incidents of public disturbance were reported from several parts of the country due to the circulation of false information.
Of the many fake news doing the rounds this election season, a saffron-coloured poster purportedly by BJP vice president Tejaswini Ananth Kumarhas created quite a stir.
EC has offered about a dozen mobile apps to help people report cash giveaways, voter intimidation and fabricated news shared on social media.
Pratik Sinha, the founder of the fact-checking website, is a software engineer who has been exposing fake news from 2017
FB has identified blocking fake accounts and spread of fake news, attempts at foreign meddling, stopping abuse by domestic actors and checking inauthentic coordinated campaigns as their priorities
WhatsApp said that it had clarified in the very beginning that the tipline was meant to help create a database of rumours to study misinformation during elections for Checkpoint.
After various users saved the helpline number and sent to it messages that they thought were fake, the feature failed to elicit a response for its authenticity.
Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, fake news stories have surged, but in spite of being flagged by Facebook as fake, they can still easily be viewed and shared by users.