New 80 pages and user accounts are blocked by Government of India

 New 80 pages and user accounts are blocked by Government of India






New 80 pages and user accounts are blocked by Government of India from social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter and Google. This steps were taken to avoid fear between communities of northeastern area existing across India. This accounts and pages were blocked by Government of India because thery are spreading detestable content, dispersal rumours, stirring violence targeting the communities from north-east.




"We have found inflammatory and objectionable contents on some pages of Facebook and Google. Some user accounts at Twitter were also found spreading similar contents. All together, around 80 such pages and accounts have been ordered to be blocked today," the sources said.

On Sunday Government had issued instructions to block 76 Internet sites, which included web pages and some websites. The rumours about a possible attacks have led to mass exodus of people from northeast from many places including Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Pune.

Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today asked his Pakistani counterpart Rehman Malik to clean-up on elements based in their country that were using social media networking sites to whip up communal sentiments and spreading hate in India. According to a report prepared by the Home Ministry, a Pakistan based hardline group is suspected to have been involved in doctoring images and spreading them across social networking sites to create panic among people of northeastern region living across India.

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