FACT CHECK

Temple decorated with currency notes is not Tirupati Balaji
Temple decorated with currency notes is not Tirupati Balaji

Social media users are sharing a video of a temple decorated with currency notes. Users said it is Tirupati Balaji temple.

By Sabya Singh  Published on 2 July 2022 2:14 PM GMT


Fact Check: Viral post revealing untold truths about Tirupati temple is false
Fact Check: Viral post revealing untold truths about Tirupati temple is false

A post claiming to reveal some untold truths about the Tirupati Balaji temple is doing the rounds of social media.

By Sabya Singh  Published on 2 July 2022 2:06 PM GMT


Taliban vehicles picture was edited to put Kerala police on mat
Taliban vehicle's picture was edited to put Kerala police on mat

A photo comparing a Taliban vehicle and a Kerala police van is being shared on Whatsapp. The two pictures focus on a crescent moon and star symbol. ...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 1 July 2022 6:33 AM GMT


No aphelion phenomenon approaching: Dont heed rumors
No 'aphelion phenomenon' approaching: Don't heed rumors

A post warning users of the 'aphelion phenomenon,' is being circulated on social media. Users claim that a drop in global temperature to below normal...

By Sabya Singh  Published on 1 July 2022 6:22 AM GMT


Old picture from the Glastonbury music festival shared as recent
Old picture from the Glastonbury music festival shared as recent

A picture of trash littered on an open ground is being shared on social media. Users claim that the trash was left behind by participants of the...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 30 Jun 2022 5:10 AM GMT


National Geographic Channel did not shoot video of Tirupati Balaji
National Geographic Channel did not shoot video of Tirupati Balaji

Social media users claim a video of Tirupati Balaji was shot by National Geographic Channel.

By Sabya Singh  Published on 30 Jun 2022 4:46 AM GMT


Old video of NSUI leader falsely linked to Agnipath protests
Old video of NSUI leader falsely linked to Agnipath protests

Social media users are sharing a video of a protestor threatening the authorities. Users claim the man in the video is an Agnipath protestor

By Sabya Singh  Published on 27 Jun 2022 11:18 AM GMT


Old crocodile video of Vadodara falsely linked to floods in Assam
Old crocodile video of Vadodara falsely linked to floods in Assam

A video of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) officials catching hold of a crocodile in a water-logged area is being shared online. Users say the ...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 27 Jun 2022 8:45 AM GMT


Video of Pakistan mishap falsely linked to Hyderabad rains
Video of Pakistan mishap falsely linked to Hyderabad rains

A video of several motorcyclists falling and getting injured while riding over a slippery flyover is being shared on social media. Users claim it...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 27 Jun 2022 6:03 AM GMT


Fake news alert: Anna Hazare is not going on hunger strike for Devendra Fadnavis
Fake news alert: Anna Hazare is not going on hunger strike for Devendra Fadnavis

A tweet allegedly posted by the Press Trust of India (PTI) is viral. It claimed that social activist Anna Hazare said he would go on a hunger strike...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 27 Jun 2022 6:00 AM GMT


Cell phone signals do not attract lightning, viral claims are false
Cell phone signals do not attract lightning, viral claims are false

A video of a man being struck by lightning has gone viral. Users claim that cell phone signals attract lightning.

By Sabya Singh  Published on 27 Jun 2022 3:37 AM GMT


Fact Check: Is FAStag scam real? No, viral video is fake
Fact Check: Is FAStag scam real? No, viral video is fake

A video claiming to show a FASTag scam is going viral on social media. The video shows a child cleaning a car window and scanning the FASTag with his...

By Sabya Singh  Published on 26 Jun 2022 10:49 AM GMT


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