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Combating fake news

Don’t pay attention to reports on WhatsAapp or Facebook. Just check government Twitter accounts or official news channels and stop believing in claims made on unofficial social handles or WhatsApp group forwards.

Media bias & fake news in India: The origins

The world has seen violence induced due to mindless media reports and so has India.

Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul was right to call out rising intolerance

The libertarians need to know free speech is not licence for hate speech. Our fundamental rights are not akin to First Amendment Rights, as in the US. There are reasonable restrictions and they have a purpose.

PM-CARES: Why it is not under the ambit of RTI

PM-NRF, a similar trust was set up by PM, Jawaharlal Nehru in his "personal capacity" in the year 1948. Interestingly, PM-NRF too, isn't under the purview of RTI and CAG.

More than that meets the eye: Weeding out fake news

The Government of India, must take cues from Singapore in enacting a specific piece of legislation to regulate the freedom of press from spurring fake news and false alarms and while doing so it is cardinal to not overlook the rights concerning speech and expression, and to carry on the business, which are pedestal to democracy.

India is sitting on Corona bomb

Time is ticking away! Government must act firm, right & fast

Time to bell the cat

Slowly but surely, those who are vociferous in peddling and supporting fake news will suffer by the fake news

#BrokenNews: Tinder to introduce matrimony section for girls who are ‘not here for hookups’

A fascinating development took place after the management at Tinder's corporate office came to know of an incident involving a woman who put rape charges on a man with whom she had willingly had sex, facilitated by the app.

The nefarious agenda of NDTV and leftist media to make India weak state!

NDTV's desperation to reject BJP. Fine taking even any anti-national way!

When media cries ‘Wolf’!

Objective journalism is dying in this country, and crying hoarse that "print is proof" is doing no good. For it is the media that created the Frankenstein called social media, and now crying victim is futile!

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The curious case of Shah Faesal

Shah Faesal, is a UPSC civil services topper and a staunch campaigner of Pakistan sponsored "Kashmiriyat" and vocal anti-Indian.

Covid opens up urban development challenge, how we respond to it, is up to us

This is the time when we should start focusing on creating employment opportunities in tier 3 and tier 4 cities and even in rural areas, so people can find the employment near their homes and don’t need to migrate to metros in search of employment.

Job data; faster PM Narendra Modi acts on it, the better: It should also capture migrants’ data

Transparency and availability of data was a big hallmark of Narendra Modi 1.0 government, with various information available on dashboard and a click of a button, similarly this would be a game changing achievement for Narendra Modi 2.0.

Law against fake news is need of the hour: Media can’t hide anymore behind the freedom of speech

Article 19.1.a b which deals with freedom of speech and expression is universally applicable to all the citizens, including journalists. There is no special provision under the constitution for freedom of speech to the media.

Why Ram Mandir

generation or two, Bharatiyas have resisted, sacrificed and survived one invasion after another. The reclaiming of this ancient site and building a grand temple is a civilization accepting the challenge of the competing invasive cultures and declaring in one voice that we are here to stay.

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Striking similarities between the death of Parveen Babi and Sushant Singh Rajput: A mere co-incidence or well planned murders?

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