I&B minister warns media against stories that put India's credibility at danger
Anurag Thakur, the minister of information and broadcasting, advised the nation's media community on Saturday to exercise caution and refrain from airing stories that pose a danger to the integrity of the country.
The democratic essence of the nation could not be destroyed by inferior and illogical viewpoints, whether they were freely expressed from inside or from outside, he said.
He urged the media community to exercise caution and refrain from purposefully or unwittingly airing voices and storylines that would pose a danger to India's sovereignty.
The minister was addressing while taking part in the centennial celebrations of renowned Malayalam newspaper "Mathrubhumi" as a special guest.
According to a saying, facts are holy and opinion is unfettered.
Thakur said, "I want to emphasise here that the democratic essence of our wonderful country will always remain a truth, no matter how many inferior and illogical viewpoints are provided freely from inside or outside.