Social media platforms being misused: IB chief

Social media platforms are being misused to create trouble in the country and this was evident during the recent communal violence in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, Intelligence Bureau (IB) chief Asif Ibrahim said on Wednesday.

Mischievous use of social media to foment trouble needs to be checked: Shinde

Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday said that while the government favours freedom of expression, the mischievous use of this medium to foment trouble needs to be checked.