Coronavirus Lockdown: Fake news and panic driven migration caused untold misery to migrant labourers, Supreme Court [Read Order]

"It is not possible for us to overlook this menace of fake news", the Supreme Court observed, while cautioning that the media should not publish unverified news capable of causing panic.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today took serious note of the role played by fake news in allegedly provoking the en masse movement of migrant labourers in various places during the national lockdown in place to curb the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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