Mounika Dasari

Mounika Dasari is currently working as a Freelance Fact checker at Newsmeter. She was also an independent contractor at Appen. She has previously worked with Manshuk Securities and Finance as a Derivative Trainee in Delhi. She has work experience of 18 months with Geojit Financial Services as an Equity Dealer in Hyderabad. She has certifications of NISM series V, NISM Series VII, and NISM Series VIII. Alumni from IILM Graduate School of Management in Finance, U.P. Alumni from FH-Dortmund University of applied science and arts in Managing Diverse Markets, Germany. Mounika loves to travel and has been to countries like Germany, Netherlands, Italy, and Switzerland.

    Mounika Dasari

    Fact check: Morphed pic of former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav with RJD leader Tej Pratap goes viral
    Fact check: Morphed pic of former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav with RJD leader Tej Pratap goes viral

    Hyderabad: A viral picture of former UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav has revived an old dispute of2018 amidst the...

    By Mounika Dasari  Published on 1 Oct 2020 10:07 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Sood conferred Special Humanitarian Award by Punjabs dept. of planning, not UNDP
    Fact Check: Sood conferred Special Humanitarian Award by Punjab's dept. of planning, not UNDP

    Hyderabad: Several social media users have shared photos of actor Sonu Sood and claimed that the actor was awarded the Special Humanitarian Action...

    By Mounika Dasari  Published on 30 Sep 2020 7:39 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Kolkata Knight Riders will not acquire 1.28% stake in Reliance Retail
    Fact Check: Kolkata Knight Riders will not acquire 1.28% stake in Reliance Retail

    Hyderabad: A Facebook user recently shared a screenshot of an article published in the website Shortpedia that said the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is ...

    By Mounika Dasari  Published on 30 Sep 2020 5:04 AM GMT


    Fact check: Viral claim of Bin Ladens daughters marriage to Bhojpuri singer is FALSE
    Fact check: Viral claim of Bin Laden's daughter's marriage to Bhojpuri singer is FALSE

    Hyderabad: A post is viral on social media claiming that Osama Bin Laden's daughter Zoya has married Bhojpuri singer Pradeep Maurya. An image of a...

    By Mounika Dasari  Published on 29 Sep 2020 9:13 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Rahul Gandhi cutting cake on Congress foundation day passed off as Manmohan Singhs birthday
    Fact Check: Rahul Gandhi cutting cake on Congress foundation day passed off as Manmohan Singh's birthday

    Hyderabad: Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's 88th birthday was celebrated on September 26. Many veterans including Prime Minister Narendra...

    By Mounika Dasari  Published on 28 Sep 2020 9:47 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Viral picture claiming to be of latest farmers protest is an old one
    Fact Check: Viral picture claiming to be of latest farmers' protest is an old one

    Hyderabad: A picture of a group of people squatting on railway tracks is doing rounds on social media claiming that these are farmers from Punjab and...

    By Mounika Dasari  Published on 28 Sep 2020 5:03 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Steam from pressure cooker will NOT cure COVID-19
    Fact Check: Steam from pressure cooker will NOT cure COVID-19

    Hyderabad: The COVID-19 pandemic has become an infodemic now as misinformation about the virus has grown rampant. Earlier, there had been cases of...

    By Mounika Dasari  Published on 25 Sep 2020 3:00 PM GMT


    Fact Check: Michibiki satellite of Japan has no connection to earthquake felt in Mumbai, Srinagar
    Fact Check: Michibiki satellite of Japan has no connection to earthquake felt in Mumbai, Srinagar

    Hyderabad: An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 on the Richter Scale was reported near Mumbai in Maharashtra, and 3.6 at Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir on...

    By Mounika Dasari  Published on 24 Sep 2020 10:28 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Horsehair worm FALSELY claimed as Shiva Naga tree roots
    Fact Check: Horsehair worm FALSELY claimed as Shiva Naga tree roots

    Hyderabad: A video clip having some objects, resembling roots of a tree, moving is viral on YouTube. The post is captioned: 'Shiva Naga Roots. Very...

    By Mounika Dasari  Published on 23 Sep 2020 11:30 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Viral claim that Yogi Adityanath told Hindus to exhume bodies of Muslim women and rape them is FALSE
    Fact Check: Viral claim that Yogi Adityanath told Hindus to exhume bodies of Muslim women and rape them is FALSE

    Hyderabad: A video clip of 'The Telegraph Debate 2020' is viral on social media. Six speakers including actor Swara Bhasker, Abhishek Banerjee, Aishe...

    By Mounika Dasari  Published on 23 Sep 2020 9:00 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Collage of Rakhi Sawant pictures embracing Pakistani flag are from a movie shot in 2019
    Fact Check: Collage of Rakhi Sawant pictures embracing Pakistani flag are from a movie shot in 2019

    Hyderabad: A few pictures of Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant have been viral on social media in which she is seen embracing Pakistan's national flag. ...

    By Mounika Dasari  Published on 22 Sep 2020 10:12 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Video claiming MP public shouted Kamal Nath as better option than Shivaraj as CM is doctored
    Fact Check: Video claiming MP public shouted Kamal Nath as better option than Shivaraj as CM is doctored

    Hyderabad: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan went to an election meeting in Mandsaur in his state on September 20, 2020. Now, the...

    By Mounika Dasari  Published on 22 Sep 2020 7:56 AM GMT


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