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Fact Check: Old video of heavy rains in Hubli shared as Cyclone Asani lashing AP
Fact Check: Old video of heavy rains in Hubli shared as Cyclone Asani lashing AP

A video of plastic chairs and tables being blown away by strong winds is being shared online with the claim that it shows Cyclone Asani in Andhra...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 14 May 2022 1:23 PM GMT


Old news about banks writing-off loans of defaulters shared as recent
Old news about banks writing-off loans of defaulters shared as recent

Social media users are claiming that banks have waived off Rs 68,000 crore loans of 50 wilful defaulters. They include fugitive Nirav Modi and Mehul...

By Sabya Singh  Published on 14 May 2022 3:38 AM GMT


Fact Check: 2017 video of Hyd cop assaulted by driver shared as recent
Fact Check: 2017 video of Hyd cop assaulted by driver shared as recent

A video of a policeman who was reportedly assaulted by a citizen is being shared on WhatsApp claiming that it is a recent incident. WhatsApp users are ...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 13 May 2022 10:00 AM GMT


Fact Check: Is Central  Bank of India shutting down 600 branches?
Fact Check: Is Central Bank of India shutting down 600 branches?

Social media users are claiming that the government-owned Central Bank of India is planning to close 600 of its branches by the end of March 2023.

By Sabya Singh  Published on 13 May 2022 7:00 AM GMT


Did Ratan Tata avoid cancer hospital inauguration because of Jagan Reddy?
Did Ratan Tata avoid cancer hospital inauguration because of Jagan Reddy?

Tata Trusts inaugurated the Sri Venkateswara Institute of Cancer Care & Advanced Research in Tirupati.

By Misha Rajani  Published on 13 May 2022 5:43 AM GMT


Video of Kashmir election rally passed off as BJP supporters in Balochistan
Video of Kashmir election rally passed off as BJP supporters in Balochistan

A video of a group of people holding BJP flags is viral on social media. Users claim people from Balochistan are supporting PM Modi. Netizens claim...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 12 May 2022 9:25 AM GMT


Fact Check: Social media posts about SC/ST/OBCs, Indian constitution is pack of lies
Fact Check: Social media posts about SC/ST/OBCs, Indian constitution is pack of lies

Social media users are claiming that ‘as per article 330 & 342 of the Indian Constitution SC/ST/OBCs are not Hindus but are natives of India’.

By Sabya Singh  Published on 12 May 2022 9:17 AM GMT


Fact Check: Viral video falsely claims to show low attendance at K Rail project debate in Kerala
Fact Check: Viral video falsely claims to show low attendance at K Rail project debate in Kerala

The K Rail project has been the talk of Kerala for a while now. In April, the Kerala Rail Development Corporation Ltd. hosted an open debate in...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 12 May 2022 3:58 AM GMT


Why this Kolaveri Di:  Turkish Coca-Cola ad was released 4 years after Tamil number
Why this 'Kolaveri Di': Turkish Coca-Cola ad was released 4 years after Tamil number

Multiple Facebook and Twitter have shared this Turkish commercial with the caption, “Old Turkish advt song of Coca Cola from which the Kolaveri D song ...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 11 May 2022 7:30 AM GMT


Rajasthan cop did not fake injury, viral claims are false
Rajasthan cop did not fake injury, viral claims are false

Social media users are sharing a video claiming a Rajasthan policeman faked a head injury during the Jodhpur riots.

By Sabya Singh  Published on 11 May 2022 4:51 AM GMT


Fc: Gulping down a soft drink after eating mango does not cause death
Fc: Gulping down a soft drink after eating mango does not cause death

Social media users are claiming that gulping down a soft drink immediately after eating a mango causes death. Users are sharing a newspaper clipping...

By Sabya Singh  Published on 9 May 2022 10:57 AM GMT


Fact Check: Did West Bengal recently shut down 125 RSS schools? Heres the truth
Fact Check: Did West Bengal recently shut down 125 RSS schools? Here's the truth

A screengrab of a Republic TV broadcast saying that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is shutting down 125 RSS schools in the state is being...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 9 May 2022 6:26 AM GMT


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