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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.
Government mulls action against India heads of social media on failure to check fake news
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