Don't notify Fact Check Units until third judge's decision in IT Rules case: Bombay High Court to Centre

High Court judges are under the most intolerable pressure and the Chief Justice has not been able to identify a judge who is available to decide the matter, Justice GS Patel said.
Kunal Kamra and Bombay High Court
Kunal Kamra and Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday urged the Central government to not notify the formation of Fact Check Units (FCUs), empowered under the new Information Technology Rules to identify and tag 'false' or 'fake' online news with respect to any activity of the Central government, till the third judge rendered an opinion on the split verdict of January 31.

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