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Indian government tries to frame rules to curb ‘fake news’

In a move to curb fake news, on Monday the Narendra Modi-led government laid down guidelines stating that if a journalist is found to have “created and/or propagated” fake news they can be suspended or have their accreditation cancelled. However, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting to withdraw the guidelines. He has also […]

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