CISE publishes legal notice to online coaching for spreading false information
The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISE) has issued a legal notice against an online coaching class called ICSEHelp.com. The website which is present on other social media platforms including Facebook and Youtube is owned by Ashwani Pandey. The notice was sent to the websites for posting ‘misleading’ and ‘misleading’ information about exams to students and causing them anxiety.
The notice was issued against two papers published by them which “contained unverified and speculative information regarding question level, guidelines, verification procedure for upcoming Semester 2 exams”. The notice adds that, the second article, it contains speculative information regarding the implementation of the new education policy, teacher training, textbooks and curricula. “It casts malicious slander on CISCE, its management and administration,” he said.
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The notice added: ‘You have published misleading information on behalf of Gerry Arathoon, Chief Executive and Secretary of the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination. Such speculative and inaccurate reporting will cause unwarranted tension and apprehension among students and parents. In addition, this false information harms the interest of students and confuses them. In already tumultuous and unpredictable times, foster them.
the guesswork and anxiety are unwarranted.”
CISE further asked the online coaching platform that put such information on its other social media platforms, to remove its “false information.” “You are requested to cease and refrain from publishing such misinformed, malicious and speculative information relating to CISCE without proper verification by my client. In the event that the publication of such unauthorized, misleading, speculative and inaccurate would be repeated in the next few days or even if YouTube videos are published with such unverified information, my client will be forced to take appropriate action in accordance with the law.You are requested to remove the offending articles from your website immediately. “, reads the notice.
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