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`1098: Childline does not collect surplus food, viral message is false
`1098': Childline does not collect surplus food, viral message is false

Social media users are claiming PM Modi has launched a helpline for collecting surplus food and distributing it to needy children. Users have also...

By Sabya Singh  Published on 21 May 2022 4:39 AM GMT


Video of bridge collapse is from Indonesia, not Assam
Video of bridge collapse is from Indonesia, not Assam

A video of a bridge collapsing in floodwater is being shared by multiple media outlets. They claim that the bridge collapsed during cyclone Asani in...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 20 May 2022 7:30 AM GMT


Fact Check: Old Video of former AP minister Anil Yadav shared as recent
Fact Check: Old Video of former AP minister Anil Yadav shared as recent

Social media users are sharing a video of former Andhra Pradesh irrigation minister Anil Kumar Yadav. Users claim he faced public anger during door to ...

By Sabya Singh  Published on 20 May 2022 4:52 AM GMT


Fact check: Has a Muslim shrine been built inside a temple premises?
Fact check: Has a Muslim shrine been built inside a temple premises?

Social media users are sharing a video and claiming that an Islamic tomb has been built on the premises of 'Gita Upadesh Sthal' in Kurukshetra,...

By Sabya Singh  Published on 18 May 2022 1:21 PM GMT


Fact Check: 2013 video of Buddhist monk immolating himself linked to 2022 Sri Lanka crisis
Fact Check: 2013 video of Buddhist monk immolating himself linked to 2022 Sri Lanka crisis

Amidst the ongoing civil unrest in Sri Lanka, a video of a Buddhist priest setting himself on fire to protest against the Sri Lankan government is...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 16 May 2022 7:00 AM GMT


Fact Check: 2019 video of cop assaulting medical student in Eluru passed off as recent
Fact Check: 2019 video of cop assaulting medical student in Eluru passed off as recent

A video of police a group of female students, their faces covered in dupattas, talking to a police officer is doing the rounds of social media.

By Sabya Singh  Published on 16 May 2022 4:04 AM GMT


Fact Check: Did Tamil Nadu recently hike bus fares? Find out the truth
Fact Check: Did Tamil Nadu recently hike bus fares? Find out the truth

A post claiming to show the increased bus fares in Tamil Nadu that will be followed from 18 May 2022 is circulating on WhatsApp. The list consists of...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 15 May 2022 10:18 AM GMT


Fact Check: Viral message falsely claims KCR does not attend Hindu festivals
Fact Check: Viral message falsely claims KCR does not attend Hindu festivals

A post is circulating on social media with the claim that Telangana Chief Minister KCR is not seen at Navratri, Dussehra, and other Hindu festivals...

By Sabya Singh  Published on 15 May 2022 9:30 AM GMT


Fact Check: Is this a video of Cyclone Asani in APs Machilipatnam beach? Find out the truth
Fact Check: Is this a video of Cyclone Asani in AP's Machilipatnam beach? Find out the truth

A video showing grey clouds hovering over a beach is doing the rounds of social media with the claim that it is from Machilipatnam beach in Andhra...

By Misha Rajani  Published on 14 May 2022 1:39 PM GMT


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


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