Megha mulls legal action on English daily for fake news

Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited (MEIL) always follows the stringent rules and regulations of the tax laws. The company is the highest GST paid company in both Telugu stare for the past two years. The company paid more than Rs. 3,000 crore GST since the GST law came into force. As a fast growing and successful infra company in the nation, and the intention of the company always comply with tax laws. This sort of fake news is affecting the growing companies, which contributing employment and also wealth and payment to the exchequer.

In the recent past, the misinformation about the regulator bodies raids on MEIL is circulating without any cross-checking the facts. This false and fake information is creating confusion and dilemma in genuine journalists who cover the corporates in the state. The people follow and actively participate in social media are also easily convincing, as they are maliciously written to woo the readers and media persons.

As one of the English newspaper published baseless and false news. With no evidence or official confirmation, the newspaper published the news that the GST officials had carried out raids on Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Limited (MEIL). Publishing false information very prominently shows the degradation of journalism ethical values. Although there is no truth in it, a lot of imaginary things have been woven around it. Publishing news without evidence shows the malicious intentions of certain people.

Against that backdrop, the GST raids news is an attempt to create unnecessary harassment by the English daily newspaper. The MEIL is preparing to take legal action against the English daily to avoid such kite-flying news.