Misinformation galore in today’s India

It is not new that official govt language is unclear & hard to understand-this has been the case. Hence, its important to ask why there are such frequent misinterpretation of important economic change

published on : 6th September 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

Don’t mislead public by saying more than what is official: Delhi HC to Ramdev

Several doctors’ associations moved to the high court last year, alleging that Ramdev was misleading and misrepresenting to the public at large that allopathy was responsible for the deaths of many.

published on : 18th August 2022

'Red alert for child health': 25 million kids missed routine vaccinations in 2021 because of COVID pandemic

Scientists said low vaccine coverage rates had already resulted in preventable outbreaks of diseases like measles and polio.

published on : 15th July 2022

Misinformation campaign over pension scheme: Tamil Nadu Finance minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan

As per this scheme, 10 per cent of the basic pay and dearness allowance of the employees are being contributed to the scheme and the State government contributed an equal amount.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Big tech grapples with Russian state media: Propaganda, misinformation spread

Big tech platforms are facing increased calls to bar Russian state media from using their platforms to spread propaganda and misinformation.

published on : 1st March 2022

IT Min seeks details of algorithm, processes used by FB amid hate speech allegations: Sources

The move assumes significance as a series of reports recently citing internal documents showed "a struggle with misinformation, hate speech and celebrations of violence" in India.

published on : 28th October 2021