Government to Hold Discussions With Stakeholders on PIB Fact Checks for Social Media in February: MoS IT

The government will hold discussions with stakeholders before its controversial plan to give powers to its arm the Press Information Bureau (PIB) to police fake news on social media, according to Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has proposed removal of cont…