Video of teenager falsely accused of child-lifting shared to add fuel to the rumour

August 20, 2019 Facts Checker

Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt tweeted a video of a boy, who is tied to a pole by a rope, with a message, “ये तो एक छोटा सा प्यादा है मानव अंगों की तस्करी का, इस जैसे कितने लोग लगे हैं Read more…

Video from Pakistan viral as woman lured in “love Jihad” abused by Muslim husband

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A video where a woman narrates violent details of domestic violence is viral on social media with a “love Jihad” angle. The message accompanying the video says that the woman used to follow Muslim men on Tik Tok and was Read more…

School skit promoting India-Bangladesh brotherhood shared with hate-filled narrative

August 19, 2019 Facts Checker

Twitter user @pokershash posted an image of children holding the flags of India and Bangladesh. He shared the photographs with the message, “Rampurhat Girls’ High School in West Bengal celebrated Independence Day with a Bangladeshi flag”. He also claimed that TMC Read more…

No, PM Modi didn’t ask citizens to buy only India-made products this Diwali

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A letter claimed to be written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is doing the rounds on social media. The letter urges citizens of India to buy only India-made products this Diwali. The letter has a signature of the Prime Minister. Read more…

India Vs Pakistan: Fake Army Twitter Handles Spread Misinformation

August 20, 2019 Facts Checker

Several fake accounts impersonating army officers from India and Pakistan have sprung up on Twitter over the past week amid rising tensions between both the countries over Kashmir. A Twitter account named Lt. Asimuddin Zamal (@LtAsimZamal) tweeted that he is Read more…

Cropped Video Of Independence Day Celebrations In WB School Shared With False Claim

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A cropped video of school students holding the national flags of Bangladesh and India as the former’s national anthem plays in the background at a school in West Bengal, is doing the rounds on social media with a misleading claim. Read more…

Video Of A Brazilian Gangster Dressed As A Woman Used To Spread A Hoax In Kerala

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A video of a Brazilian inmate who tried to escape prison dressed as a woman is being shared online with a false claim that the Kerala Police issued a warning about letting in strangers from outside the state who might Read more…

4-Year Old Video Of Imran Khan Losing His Cool Falsely Linked To Article 370

August 19, 2019 Facts Checker

A four-year old video of Imran Khan losing his cool at a press conference is being circulated with a fake caption. “Pakistan’s president Imran Khan loses his head as no country supported Pakistan on Article 370,” reads the caption with Read more…

BJP MP Vijay Goel uses wrong image on Art 370

August 12, 2019 Facts Checker

Amid a hyped spirit over the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, Bharatiya Janata Party Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel from Delhi has gone a step ahead to put up a poster claiming it to be of a Kashmiri Read more…

Mythical bird Jatayu mentioned in Ramayan spotted in Kerala? Fact check

July 29, 2019 Facts Checker

A video of a bird has been shared on Twitter and Facebook claiming that the bird was the revered mythological figure called Jatayu, and it was spotted at chadayamangalam, Kerala. In Ramayana, Jatayu (bird) tries to stop and fight Ravan Read more…

Is this ‘golden boy’ grandson of MK Stalin? Fact check

July 21, 2019 Facts Checker

Recently, an image of a boy wearing golden jewellery around his neck and hands, is being shared on Facebook. The caption claimed that he was Tamil politician AIADMK chief MK Stalin’s grandson. Posted by Facebook user Tushar Natrajan, the image Read more…

Hyderabad MP Owaisi claims India Gate has Muslim martyrs’ names during freedom struggle; Fact check

July 18, 2019 Facts Checker

Hyderabad Lok Sabha MP and AIMIM party chief Asaduddin Owaisi at a rally on July 13, 2019 said that Delhi’s India Gate has the names of 95,300 freedom fighters and out of which, 61,945 names are of Muslim martyrs. Here’s Read more…

Video shows flash flood at Kote Gate in Bikaner (Rajasthan), not in Amritsar (Punjab).

August 20, 2019 Facts Checker

A flash flood video is being shared widely on Facebook with a claim that the video was taken in Amritsar. Let’s try to check whether the video was taken in Amritsar. The archived version of the post can be found Read more…

No, this isn’t the video of Rahul Gandhi eating samosas during his aerial survey of flood-affected regions of Wayanad

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On social media, a video of Rahul Gandhi eating samosas in a helicopter is being shared widely with a claim that he is doing so during his aerial survey of flood-affected regions of Wayanad. Let’s try to analyze the veracity Read more…

రాహుల్ గాంధీ హెలీకాప్టర్ లో సమోసా తింటున్న ఫోటో కేరళ వరద ప్రాంతాలలో ఏరియల్ సర్వే చేసినప్పటిది కాదు

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చాలా మంది ఫేస్బుక్ లో ఒక ఫోటో ని పోస్టు చేసి ‘హెలీకాప్టర్ లొ సరదాగా సమోసా తింటూ, కోక్ తాగుతూ కేరళ వరద ప్రాంతాలలొ ఏరియల్ సర్వే చేసిన రాహుల్ గాంధీ’ అంటూ  ఫోటో గురించి పేర్కొంటున్నారు. ఆ పోస్ట్ లో ఎంతవరకు నిజముందో విశ్లేషిద్ధాం. ఆ పోస్ట్ యొక్క ఆర్కైవ్డ్ వెర్షన్ ఇక్కడ Read more…

‘సౌత్ సెంట్రల్ కోల్ ఫీల్డ్స్ లిమిటెడ్ (SCCLCIL) లో 88,585 ఉద్యోగాలు’ అంటూ వైరల్ అవుతున్న వార్తలో నిజం లేదు.

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88,585 ఉద్యోగాల భర్తీకి కోల్ ఇండియా లిమిటెడ్ అనుబంధ సంస్థ అయిన ‘సౌత్ సెంట్రల్ కోల్ ఫీల్డ్స్ లిమిటెడ్’ (SCCLCIL) నోటిఫికేషన్ విడుదల చేసిందని చెప్తూ సోషల్ మీడియాలో ఒక నోటిఫికేషన్ ని చాలా మంది షేర్ చేస్తున్నారు. ఆ నోటిఫికేషన్ లో ఎంతవరకు నిజముందో విశ్లేషిద్ధాం. ఆ పోస్ట్ యొక్క ఆర్కైవ్డ్ వెర్షన్ ఇక్కడ Read more…

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