Fake news

Ram Vilas Paswan clarifies on fake news of new ration card

Paswan said that a fake letter had surfaced claiming that a new card under 'One Nation, One Ration Card' scheme would be issued and private vendors had been engaged for the same

Feb 07, 2020, 13:53 PM IST

70 social media accounts to be blocked for spreading fake news and misinformation: Delhi Police

The Cyber Cell of Delhi Police has written a letter to social media platforms directing them to block as many as 70 social media accounts for spreading "fake news and misinformation" in the wake of anti-citizenship protests that have erupted in various parts of the country.

Dec 19, 2019, 20:52 PM IST

Beware of fake news on social media: Army issues advisory on Northeast unrest

Amid protests in the northeastern states over the Citizenship Act, 2019, the Indian Army has issued an advisory cautionary people to be aware of fake news and false information being spread on social media by some people against Army's action in the northeast.

Dec 14, 2019, 11:14 AM IST

Delhi HC rejects plea seeking direction to link social media accounts with Aadhaar to control fake news

The plea was moved in the Delhi High Court in October seeking direction to the Centre to take appropriate steps to link social media accounts with Aadhaar, PAN, voter ID card or any other identification proof to weed out fake and duplicate accounts and to control fake and paid news which may affect the election process.

Dec 09, 2019, 15:17 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Surgical strike on Fake news Gang over Rafale

Taal Thok Ke: This is a special segment of Taal Thok Ke which brings to you panel discussion on concurrent issues. Surgical strike on Fake news Gang over Rafale

Nov 14, 2019, 20:40 PM IST

Murder cases down, over 95,000 kidnapped in 2017: NCRB data

The latest data of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) released on Monday revealed that more than 50 lakh cases of cognisable crimes were registered across the country in 2017 - an increase of 3.6 per cent from 2016. It is to be that NCRB has released the annual crime data for 2017 after a delay of more than a year.

Oct 22, 2019, 17:17 PM IST

Arnold Schwarzenegger refutes 'fake news' about India trip in Nov

Arnold was in India in 2014. 

Oct 22, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

Yes Bank files complaint against spreading of fake news, rumours on its financial health

The bank has requested the authorities to form a multi-disciplinary team of experts for detecting the origin of the fake news and assess the short-sell positions, held directly or indirectly by the accused.

Oct 07, 2019, 12:27 PM IST

Media must tackle fake news effectively, shun tendency to sensationalise: Vice President

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that the menace of fake news threatens to destroy the credibility of media, and media should effectively tackle and disprove fake news by taking control of the narrative.

Oct 06, 2019, 21:35 PM IST

SC seeks Centre's status on framing regulations to link social media with Aadhaar by September 24

Last year, WhatsApp received a lot of flak from the Indian government over fake news and false information being circulated on its messaging platform.

Sep 13, 2019, 14:48 PM IST

Watch: How fake WhatsApp messages are causing mob violence

In this segment of Zee News, watch how fake WhatsApp messages are causing mob violence.

Sep 08, 2019, 13:30 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Pakistan Fake News Factory caught red handed

From prominent Pakistan journalists to ISI and even Pakistani Ministers have been brazenly peddling fake news in a desperate attempt to instigate a 'social media propaganda war' over the abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir in India.

Sep 01, 2019, 18:46 PM IST

DNA Analysis of WhatsApp rumors

Are we obsessed with Whatsapp rumours? Here's the DNA Analysis

Aug 30, 2019, 22:42 PM IST

SC issues notice to Centre on Facebook's plea to transfer case over Aadhaar-social media linking

Facebook Inc had filed a petition in the apex court seeking transfer of cases pending in three High Courts – Madras, Bombay and Madhya Pradesh – for linking social media accounts with Aadhaar in order to curb fake news.

Aug 20, 2019, 12:53 PM IST

5W1H: Indian Army hits out at Shehla Rashid for levelling false allegations, spreading fake news

The Indian Army came down heavily on the Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement leader, Shehla Rashid for spreading unverified information and fake news.

Aug 19, 2019, 16:36 PM IST

Facebook seeks transfer of case on linking Aadhaar-social media; SC to hear plea on Tuesday

Facebook Inc had filed a petition in the apex court seeking transfer of cases pending in three High Courts – Madras, Bombay and Madhya Pradesh – for linking social media accounts with Aadhaar in order to curb fake news.

Aug 19, 2019, 14:53 PM IST

Pakistan Army spokesperson shows old, fake video claiming victory post Balakot, later back tracks

The video was, in fact, a four-year-old video of Air Marshal speaking on 1965 war. It is widely available on YouTube under the title, "Nehru lost India the war: Air Marshal Denzil Keelor speaks about India's battle losses".

Jul 28, 2019, 22:22 PM IST

Kavi Yudh: Watch special poetic war on side effect of Social media

This special segment of Kavi Yudh brings to you about the side effect of Social media

Jun 30, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

Google says working hard to fight against fraud, fake business profiles on Maps

To tackle the frauds, Google said that it has taken down more than 3 million fake business profiles––and more than 90 percent of those business profiles were removed before a user could even see the profile.

Jun 24, 2019, 14:29 PM IST

WhatsApp to take legal action against entities abusing its platform

The development assumes significance as reports claimed that tools are being used by marketers and other entities to send out spam messages on the platform, that has more than billion users worldwide.

Jun 12, 2019, 12:22 PM IST