New Delhi, Apr 29: The Indian government said that the Wall Street Journal report that alleged temporary blocking of the hashtag #ResignModi was misleading, mischievous and an attempt to curb public dissent.
The government in a statement said, ” a story by Wall Street Journal attributing removal of a certain hashtag by Facebook to GOI’s efforts to curb public dissent is misleading on facts and mischievous in intent.”
A Republic Day protocol was triggered off at three major airports following a hijack threat on Sunday. However investigations that have been conducted suggest that the hijack call was a hoax. Security had been stepped up at the Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai airports following the email.