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Fact Check: Video of langar serving food to Haryana cops is from 2020 farmers’ protest, not 2024
Fact Check: Video of langar serving food to Haryana cops is from 2020 farmers’ protest, not 2024

The viral video is old and unrelated to the ongoing Farmers' Protest 2024.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 16 Feb 2024 1:40 PM GMT


Fact Check: Video of women being sexually harassed is from UP in 2017, not West Bengal
Fact Check: Video of women being sexually harassed is from UP in 2017, not West Bengal

The incident took place in Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur in 2017.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 16 Feb 2024 1:16 PM GMT


Fact Check: Old video of tractors crossing water body falsely linked to farmers’ protest in 2024
Fact Check: Old video of tractors crossing water body falsely linked to farmers’ protest in 2024

NewsMeter found that the video is from 2023.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 15 Feb 2024 1:27 PM GMT


Fact Check: Man shares search results on religion as Google’s prediction of India’s future
Fact Check: Man shares search results on religion as Google’s prediction of India’s future

The Google search results were from a news report about a banned Islamic political outfit in India.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 15 Feb 2024 12:57 PM GMT


Fact Check: Video of people demanding for stricter police action falsely shared as stir against farmers’ protest 2024
Fact Check: Video of people demanding for stricter police action falsely shared as stir against farmers’ protest 2024

NewsMeter found that the video has been on the Internet since at least 2019 and was taken out in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on 14 Feb 2024 5:38 PM GMT


Fact Check: Video of a man being crushed under a tractor-trailer is not from the Farmers’ Protest 2024
Fact Check: Video of a man being crushed under a tractor-trailer is not from the Farmers’ Protest 2024

The viral video is old and unrelated to the ongoing farmers’ protest.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 14 Feb 2024 11:56 AM GMT


Fact Check: Viral image of modified tractors is AI-generated, not from farmers’ protest in Delhi
Fact Check: Viral image of modified tractors is AI-generated, not from farmers’ protest in Delhi

NewsMeter found that the vehicles in the viral image are AI-generated.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 13 Feb 2024 2:33 PM GMT


Fact Check: Can banana peel, lemon and salt mix help remove tartar, whiten teeth?
Fact Check: Can banana peel, lemon and salt mix help remove tartar, whiten teeth?

Unlike plaque, you can’t remove tartar with brushing and flossing.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 12 Feb 2024 10:36 AM GMT


Fact Check: Viral video of Rahul Gandhi inaccurately adding 50 and 15 to 73 is edited
Fact Check: Viral video of Rahul Gandhi inaccurately adding 50 and 15 to 73 is edited

NewsMeter found that the viral video was edited to make it look like Rahul Gandhi made a wrong calculation.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 12 Feb 2024 10:31 AM GMT


Fact Check: Video of communal scuffle from Damoh in MP falsely linked to ongoing Haldwani riots
Fact Check: Video of communal scuffle from Damoh in MP falsely linked to ongoing Haldwani riots

Haldwani is burning, and the Haldwani riot are the Hashtags trending on X today.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 9 Feb 2024 1:12 PM GMT


Fact Check: Paytm is not shutting down; it will remain operational even after February 29
Fact Check: Paytm is not shutting down; it will remain operational even after February 29

The directive would not impact your existing balance in your account or wallet and your money is safe with the bank.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 8 Feb 2024 11:06 AM GMT


Fact Check: Guava leaf concoction to cure diabetes? Don’t fall for random social media posts
Fact Check: Guava leaf concoction to cure diabetes? Don’t fall for random social media posts

Guava leaf extract or guava tea is traditionally used as an anti-diabetic supplement to manage blood sugar levels. As of now, there is no proven cure...

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 7 Feb 2024 6:34 AM GMT


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