Misha Rajani

Misha Rajani is a Fact Checker at NewsMeter. She is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from St. Francis College for Women. She has written a thesis on “ Role of social media in highlighting injustice”. Apart from pursuing a career in news writing, Misha is also skilled in graphic designing. You can follow Misha on Twitter @misharajani00

    Misha Rajani

    Time Magazine cover showing Hitlers face juxtaposed over Modis picture is photoshopped
    Time Magazine cover showing Hitler's face juxtaposed over Modi's picture is photoshopped

    Social media users are sharing Time Magazine cover showing Adolf Hitler’s face partly juxtaposed over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s picture.

    By Misha Rajani  Published on 24 Jun 2022 10:58 AM GMT


    Old video of agitation passed off as protests against Agnipath scheme
    Old video of agitation passed off as protests against Agnipath scheme

    Social media users are sharing a video of a huge crowd protesting on the streets. In the video, protesters can be seen speaking to the media...

    By Misha Rajani  Published on 24 Jun 2022 10:45 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Video of Secunderabad Agnipath protest passed off as UP protests
    Fact Check: Video of Secunderabad Agnipath protest passed off as UP protests

    Amidst the ongoing nationwide Agnipath protests, a video of protestors pelting stones at trains is being shared on WhatsApp with the claim that it...

    By Misha Rajani  Published on 23 Jun 2022 2:58 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Railways will not resume concessions for senior citizens from 1 July
    Fact Check: Railways will not resume concessions for senior citizens from 1 July

    Social media users are claiming that the Indian Railways will resume concessions for senior citizens from 1 July. They say the Railways will provide a ...

    By Misha Rajani  Published on 22 Jun 2022 6:15 AM GMT


    How news channels tried to give a communal spin to accidental explosion in Hyderabad shop
    How news channels tried to give a communal spin to accidental explosion in Hyderabad shop

    Aaj Tak tweeted a news report claiming that on June 12, a chemical explosion took place in Hyderabad’s Gowliguda mosque leaving two people injured.

    By Misha Rajani  Published on 22 Jun 2022 4:35 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Video of cops beating a man for violating COVID lockdown norms falsely linked to protests against Nupur Sharma
    Fact Check: Video of cops beating a man for violating COVID lockdown norms falsely linked to protests against Nupur Sharma

    Amidst ongoing protests over BJP member Nupur Sharma’s controversial remarks about Prophet Muhammad, a video of an elderly man being beaten by the...

    By Misha Rajani  Published on 20 Jun 2022 6:15 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Did Modi touch the Saudi kings feet? No, the photo is edited
    Fact Check: Did Modi touch the Saudi king's feet? No, the photo is edited

    A photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi bowing down to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is being shared on WhatsApp. This comes as...

    By Misha Rajani  Published on 20 Jun 2022 2:11 AM GMT


    Jai Hind: Nupur Sharmas viral video has no relation to her controversial remarks
    Jai Hind: Nupur Sharma's viral video has no relation to her controversial remarks

    Social media users are sharing a video claiming that suspended Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Nupur Sharma chanted “Jai Hind!” to counter the...

    By Misha Rajani  Published on 17 Jun 2022 2:25 PM GMT


    Amit Shahs letter praising Nupur Sharma is fake
    Amit Shah's letter praising Nupur Sharma is fake

    A purported letter of Home Minister Amit Shah praising suspended Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Nupur Sharma and calling her an icon is viral ...

    By Misha Rajani  Published on 16 Jun 2022 1:30 PM GMT


    Dishwashing video is from Kuala Lumpur, not  Kerala
    Dishwashing video is from Kuala Lumpur, not Kerala

    Social media users are sharing a video of dishes being washed in unhygienic conditions. Users claim that staff in a hotel at Kottayam in Kerala wash...

    By Misha Rajani  Published on 16 Jun 2022 11:14 AM GMT


    Viral picture of tricolor torching is from Pakistan, not India
    Viral picture of tricolor torching is from Pakistan, not India

    A picture of people burning an Indian national flag is going viral on social media. Users claim Muslims are burning the Indian flag in India.

    By Misha Rajani  Published on 16 Jun 2022 11:00 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Go Back Modi graffiti is from Kolkata, not Chennai
    Fact Check: 'Go Back Modi' graffiti is from Kolkata, not Chennai

    Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to Chennai on 26 May, a photo of a graffiti that reads “Go Back Modi” is going viral on social media. It ...

    By Misha Rajani  Published on 14 Jun 2022 2:39 PM GMT


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