Government mulls action against India heads of social media on failure to check fake news
Updated : August 30, 2018 12:03 AM IST
The panel, headed by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, submitted its report to a Group of Ministers headed by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, which in turn will submit its recommendations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The issue was discussed by a committee of secretaries, which was constituted following lynching of nearly 40 people in last one year suspectedly due to circulation of fake news in popular social media platforms.
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