Krishna discusses Pak source of rumours with Mathai

Krishna discussed the issue of Pak-based hardline groups using social networking sites to fan communal sentiments with foreign secy Ranjan Mathai.

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S M Krishna today discussed the issue of Pakistan-based hardline groups using social media networking sites to fan communal sentiments and scare among people from Northeast in India with Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai who briefed him on the same.

Official sources said the two discussed the matter and that the MEA is awaiting Ministry of Home Affair`s full report on the matter before deciding the future course of action.
Union Home Secretary R K Singh had earlier said bulk of the rumours, that had triggered panic among people of Northeastern states in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, were sourced from Pakistan.