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Harassing people seeking Covid-related help to result in coercive action, SC warns Centre, states

IndiaTimes Monday, 3 May 2021 ()
The Supreme Court has directed the Centre and states to inform their chief secretaries and police chiefs that any clampdown on information on social media or harassment to individuals seeking help on any platform in relation to Covid-19 would result in coercive action.
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