Friday, June 21, 2024

Topic: Fake News

Arnab Goswami booked for ‘fake news’ on Siddaramaiah

Republic TV chief editor Arnab Goswami has been booked for allegedly spreading fake news about Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah and attempting to incite hatred.

False claim of ‘Muslims-only town in Malappuram’ during ‘The Ranveer Show‘: Complaint against right-wing author in Kerala

The Muslim Youth League has lodged a complaint against right-wing author Sandeep Balakrishna for his derogatory remarks and false claims concerning Muslims and Malappuram district in Kerala.

Tamil Nadu: Ex-DGP booked for spreading false propaganda of “temple destruction during DMK rule”

The cybercrime police in Tamil Nadu’s Trichy district on Saturday booked R Nataraj, a former director general of police, for allegedly “spreading false propaganda” against the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam government.

Despite Israeli denials, ‘Hamas beheaded babies’ headlines persist, many Indian journalists among fake news spreaders

Despite international journalists and news agencies debunking allegations that Palestinian resistance group Hamas "beheaded babies" in Israel, the claim continues to make headlines in Israeli, Western and Indian media, receiving millions of social media views.

“That was a plot”: Kerala Police find ‘PFI attack’ on army man’s story fake

A day after an alleged attack on an army personnel in Kollam, Kerala, gained national attention and Hindutva handles campaigned against the banned Muslim group Popular Front of India (PFI) based on the story, the police discovered that the entire incident was orchestrated by the purported 'victim' himself.

Karnataka minister Priyank Kharge announces fact-check framework to combat fake news

Karnataka Information Technology Minister Priyank Kharge on Thursday announced a framework for setting up a fact-checking unit to combat fake news.