The uneducated left cabal have only literates but not learned "journalists" and editors in their midst. Their so called journalistic ethics have already been shredded many a times in past but spreading fake news seems to be their favourite time pass
Propaganda and disinformation have become a part of the modern world. Every day we wake up to see thousands of fake news, social media posts, and videos related to propaganda. Religious or political affiliation is an indicator of the majority of the propaganda.
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.
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.