Fake news proving deadly in India: BBC Investigative Report
Sunday, June 24, 2018, 10:13 PM
Fake news spread instantaneously over WhatsApp chat groups and Facebook is causing a firestorm in India and resulting in the loss of lives, warns the BBC in a new investigative report from Bangalore. The BBC has been working to combat the issue of fake news through initiatives such as 'BBC Reality Check', a political discourse fact-checking service.
Kalki Koechlin to do podcast for BBC World Service
Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 9:11 PM
Actor Kalki Koechlin to present a new podcast series on India by BBC World Service. The ten-episode series, BBC's first to be aimed specifically at Indian audiences, will be launched on August 4 this year. The weekly podcast will feature conversations around topics such as family conflict, sexual abuse, harassment, caste discrimination, victim shaming, body insecurities as well as sex education.