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Sudhakaran seeks probe into ‘fake news’ of his resignation

In the letter he handed over to Kant, Sudhakaran demanded a probe to nab the culprit who circulated the news, which, he said, was aimed at tarnishing his image. 

published on : 21st November 2022

Kerala man edits neighbour’s photo, gives ‘arrested’ status, shares on WhatsApp

After collecting evidence, a decision on arresting Roy will be taken.

published on : 15th November 2022

Fake news scourge rears its ugly head in Telangana

The TRS too fell victim to fake news, an obviously fake report claimed that TRS leader Karne Prabhakar was all set to join the BJP.

published on : 4th November 2022

Fake news capable of snowballing into matter of national concern: PM Modi

Modi lamented the losses that India had to face due to fake news about job reservations in the past.

published on : 28th October 2022

Turkey to combat 'fake news' with jail term

The new rules cement the government's already-firm grip on the media eight months before a general election that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan enters trailing in the polls.

published on : 14th October 2022

To make students Victers, KITE takes digital media literacy to newer heights

'Satyameva Jayathe’ digital media literacy programme was organised by the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education.

published on : 10th October 2022

Fake news sites pumping out pro-Russian disinformation

Meta described the campaign as "the largest and most complex Russian-origin operation that we've disrupted since the beginning of the war in Ukraine."

published on : 6th October 2022

Government blocks 45 videos on 10 YouTube channels: Anurag Thakur

"These channels had content that spread fear and misconception among communities," Thakur said.

published on : 26th September 2022

Majilis Bachao Tehreek worker held for fake news post

Majilis Bachao Tehreek (MBT) worker was detained for allegedly posting fake news on the social media about BJP MLA Raja Singh’s release from jail.

published on : 4th September 2022

'Blocked YouTube channels spread nuclear fear, communal hatred, monetised fake news': Centre

The government started the crackdown against such YouTube channels for the first time in December last year using its emergency powers under the Information Technology Rules, 2021.

published on : 21st August 2022

Centre bans 7 Indian, one Pak YouTube channel for spreading 'fake anti-India content'

These YouTube channels were spreading disinformation related to India's national security, foreign relations and public order, the goverment cited as reason behind the move.

published on : 18th August 2022

11 Opposition parties resolve to fight against 'misuse' of EVMs, money power and media

The 11 parties are the Congress, CPIM, SP, BSP, CPI, NCP, TRS, RJD, RLD, Welfare Party and the Swaraj India.

published on : 13th August 2022

Myanmar charges Japanese journalist Toru Kubota with spreading fake news

Friends of Kubota in Japan on Wednesday called for his immediate release, and an online petition has collected more than 41,000 signatures demanding his freedom.

published on : 4th August 2022

Rahul fake video: Congress MPs ask Lok Sabha Speaker for action against three BJP lawmakers

The Congress MPs, including leader of the party in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, have urged Om Birla to refer their complaint to the Ethics Committee of Parliament.

published on : 9th July 2022

Doctored Rahul Gandhi video: Facing FIRs across states, Zee News journalist Rohit Ranjan knocks SC doors

On Tuesday, a police team from Chhattisgarh reached Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad town to arrest the anchor from his home but he was instead arrested by the Noida police who released him on bail.

published on : 7th July 2022

Rahul video row: Scribe Rohit Ranjan not named in initial Noida FIR; Chhattisgarh CM hits out at UP cops

The Zee News anchor's name was later added as the third accused in the FIR lodged at Noida Sector-20 police station under IPC section 505(2).

published on : 7th July 2022

Intentional Rahul byte mess? Zee sacks two staffers as scribe Rohit Ranjan goes 'absconding'

Rohit Ranjan was initially not named as an accused in the FIR. His name was added later. The FIR was lodged at 8.33 am and the anchor was picked up from his Ghaziabad home around 9 am.

published on : 7th July 2022

SC to hear plea of TV anchor against FIRs for doctored Rahul Gandhi video

The video of Rahul Gandhi speaking about men who attacked his MP office in Kerala was shown as him saying Udaipur tailor's killers be forgiven.

published on : 6th July 2022

UP cops take away arrested TV anchor from custody of Chhattisgarh Police, complaint lodged

Chhattisgarh Police maintained that they are legally right and followed the due process of law and even informed the family member of Ranjan while taking him into custody.

published on : 5th July 2022

Congress warns of stern legal action over Rahul Gandhi's doctored video, FIR registered in Jaipur

Congress leader and head of media and publicity Pawan Khera said more such action will be taken against the BJP and its leaders for propagating fake news.

published on : 3rd July 2022
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