Sabya Singh

Sabya is currently a fact-checker at NewsMeter and a full-time reporter with Hans India. she has a keen interest in pursuing stories of education, women and child development and loves photography. She is pursuing her M.A in mass communication and journalism from St.Francis of women. she is an avid reader and paints in her spare time.

    Sabya Singh

    SC has not widened scope of Atrocities Act, not admitted petition related to Brahmins
    SC has not widened scope of Atrocities Act, not admitted petition related to Brahmins

    A post is viral on social media claiming that the Supreme Court has admitted a petition seeking action under the Atrocities Act against those who...

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 18 July 2022 10:12 AM GMT


    Sorry, Rajinikanth fans: Actor is not reentering politics; viral claims are false
    Sorry, Rajinikanth fans: Actor is not reentering politics; viral claims are false

    Social media users are sharing a post claiming that Tamil actor Rajinikanth is going to meet people's council executives to discuss whether to return...

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 18 July 2022 6:15 AM GMT


    Scripted video of man mixing Harpic in panipuri shared with communal spin
    Scripted video of man mixing Harpic in panipuri shared with communal spin

    A video of a man mixing Harpic toilet cleaner in panipuri is widely circulated on social media.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 18 July 2022 5:15 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Scam Alert! GPay link promising Rs. 1,999 cash reward is scam
    Fact Check: Scam Alert! GPay link promising Rs. 1,999 cash reward is scam

    A GPay link is circulating on social media with the claim that Google Pay is offering rewards up to Rs. 1,999 through scratch cards.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 18 July 2022 4:10 AM GMT


    Beware! Amazon is not distributing gifts; viral link is spam
    Beware! Amazon is not distributing gifts; viral link is spam

    A shopping site link purportedly of Amazon claiming that the e-commerce giant is gifting 10,000 products that were returned by their customers.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 17 July 2022 10:52 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Viral video of 5 people being washed away by floodwaters is from MP, not Telangana
    Fact Check: Viral video of 5 people being washed away by floodwaters is from MP, not Telangana

    A video of five people being washed away by the floodwaters has gone viral on social media. It is being claimed that the video is from the Telugu...

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 17 July 2022 6:52 AM GMT


    Centre has not taxed schoolbooks; viral claims are false
    Centre has not taxed schoolbooks; viral claims are false

    Social media users are claiming that the central government has levied a tax on schoolbooks.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 17 July 2022 5:29 AM GMT


    Viral statement about gas prices attributed to Sambit Patra is false
    Viral statement about gas prices attributed to Sambit Patra is false

    Social media users are claiming that BJP National Spokesperson Sambit Patra has stated that "only gas prices have increased, not the cylinder price.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 16 July 2022 2:00 PM GMT


    Old IAF rescue video passed off as Balka Suman saving people from swollen Godavari
    Old IAF rescue video passed off as Balka Suman saving people from swollen Godavari

    Social media users are sharing a video of a helicopter rescuing two people from the overflowing Godavari river.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 16 July 2022 1:12 PM GMT


    Fact Check: Video of man disappearing into a puddle is not real
    Fact Check: Video of man disappearing into a puddle is not real

    A video of a man falling into a rain puddle and disappearing is doing the rounds of social media.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 16 July 2022 7:00 AM GMT


    `Nothing phones:  Dont worry, everything is for South Indians
    `Nothing phones': Don't worry, everything is for South Indians

    Social media users are sharing an image of a letter that says that the new phone by 'Nothing' is not for 'south Indians'.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 14 July 2022 10:13 AM GMT


    EE number plate car passed as that of Jagtial floods
    'EE' number plate car passed as that of Jagtial floods

    Floods in Jagtial district and death of a journalist have caused quite a concern but there are video’s circulating on social media from other...

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 13 July 2022 1:32 PM GMT


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