The session will also see detailed scrutiny of the Online Advertising and Social Media (Transparency) Bill 2017, which aims to ban the use of automated social media accounts to manipulate online political debates and influence campaigns.
Facebook successfully requested that the case be moved from IL to San Francisco and its defense appears to be that the IL law is all about the use of biometric data such as fingerprints, retina and iris scans, voice prints, and scans of peoples' hands and faces.
India will join the league of other countries such as France, Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, Mexico, Indonesia, the Philippines and the USA, where Facebook has already been running similar initiatives.
Cambridge Analytica is accused of acquiring the data of 87 million Facebook users through an academic researcher at the University of Cambridge, Alexander Kogan. Facebook had admitted that almost 5.62 lakh people in India were "potentially affected" by the incident.
The ruling on Monday by a USA federal judge in California comes as the social network is snared in a scandal over the mishandling of 87 million users' data ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "If you've never been tagged in a photo on Facebook or have untagged yourself in all photos of you on Facebook, then we do not have this summary information for you", the company says.
Donald Trump on the presidential campaign trail. Associated Press Evan Vucci
Top Facebook executives are appearing before the Oireachtas Committee on Communications.
Detailing out the process, Facebook said after a story is rated as false by the fact-checker, it will figure lower in News Feed, "significantly reducing its distribution".
"While third party fact checking is part of our ongoing efforts to combat spread of false news, we are working hard to improve the accuracy of information on Facebook in various ways", it added.
This, Facebook said, will help curb the spread of "financially motivated false news".
Facebook will also send people and Page administrators notifications if they try to share a story or have shared one in the past that has been determined to be false.
Karnataka, led by Siddaramaiah government is slated to witness an assembly election on May 12.