back to article Indian court halts operations of government-run social media fact checker

India's supreme court on Thursday halted a plan to activate a government-run fact-checking unit that would assess info posted about the nation's government posted to social media platforms – the day after it was told to commence operations. The unit, which lies within India's Press Information Bureau, was told to start …

  1. Khaptain Silver badge


    The governments are showing us each and every day just how scared of their respective populations they truly are.

    It's all about avoiding accountability at the highest levels, which may in fact lead to dissent but it's understandable when the govt no longer represents the people more than their personal interests .

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