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

    `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


    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: 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: 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


    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: 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


    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


    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: Can the human heart be recycled?
    Fact Check: Can the human heart be recycled?

    Social media users are claiming that the human heart can be recycled using two advanced machines, the CT-700 and the EECP.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 30 April 2022 1:30 PM GMT


    Fact Check: Andhra Pradesh: No extra Rs 4k for consumers using AC, viral message is false
    Fact Check: Andhra Pradesh: No extra Rs 4k for consumers using AC, viral message is false

    Social media users are claiming that the Andhra Pradesh government has asked consumers using air conditioners (AC) to pay an additional Rs 4,000 for...

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 29 April 2022 8:45 AM GMT


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