Kedar Nadella

A communication graduate from the University of Hyderabad, Kedar Nadella has worked for various newspaper houses for over six years. He was a senior sub-editor at the Deccan Chronicle where he worked in charge of selecting and editing stories for city, nation, and world pages. At Pioneer, Hyderabad, he worked at the features desk while also reporting on cultural and social events in the city.


    Fact Check: WhatsApp forward claiming phone data can be stolen directly via phone calls is false
    Fact Check: WhatsApp forward claiming phone data can be stolen directly via phone calls is false

    A WhatsApp forward has been making rounds claiming that calling certain numbers can result in the caller exposing their contact list and bank details...

    By Kedar Nadella  Published on 20 Jun 2021 1:49 PM GMT


    Fact Check: Claim about black fungus spreading through poultry is misleading
    Fact Check: Claim about black fungus spreading through poultry is misleading

    An image of an alleged news piece from NDTV is being shared on Facebook and WhatsApp with the title ‘Black fungus is spreading due to farm chickens’.

    By Kedar Nadella  Published on 4 Jun 2021 12:00 AM GMT


    5G network, COVID-19
    5G network not responsible for COVID-19 deaths, WhatsApp forward is false

    A WhatsApp forward about a purported 'discovery' by Italian doctors that COVID-19 deaths are being caused by '5G....

    By Kedar Nadella  Published on 21 April 2021 5:30 AM GMT


    burning bodies Modi hoarding
    Fact Check: Image of healthcare workers burning bodies in front of Modi hoarding is fake

    An image with the billboard of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a site where healthcare workers are burning the bodies...

    By Kedar Nadella  Published on 20 April 2021 6:30 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Video of COVID-19 victims piled up not from Gandhi Hospital
    Fact Check: Video of COVID-19 victims piled up not from Gandhi Hospital

    A video of people in full PPT gear walking around dead bodies lying on stretchers outside a building is being circulated on WhatsApp with the claim...

    By Kedar Nadella  Published on 18 April 2021 7:56 AM GMT


    JEE Main 2021 cutoff percentile not declared, viral claims are misleading
    JEE Main 2021 cutoff percentile not declared, viral claims are misleading

    On Ambedkar Jayanti, Twitter was abuzz with people debating the pros and cons of reservations in educational institution

    By Kedar Nadella  Published on 15 April 2021 9:15 AM GMT


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