Twitter worry over ‘freedom of expression’ in India – BBC News

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    Twitter has expressed concerns over “freedom of expression in India”, days after the police visited their offices.

    The police served notice to the social media giant after it labelled a tweet as “manipulated media”.

    Twitter had applied the label to a tweet by ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Sambit Patra.

    The incident came amid tense relations between the Indian government and digital companies over new regulatory rules.

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