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

    No aphelion phenomenon approaching: Dont heed rumors
    No 'aphelion phenomenon' approaching: Don't heed rumors

    A post warning users of the 'aphelion phenomenon,' is being circulated on social media. Users claim that a drop in global temperature to below normal...

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 1 July 2022 6:22 AM GMT


    National Geographic Channel did not shoot video of Tirupati Balaji
    National Geographic Channel did not shoot video of Tirupati Balaji

    Social media users claim a video of Tirupati Balaji was shot by National Geographic Channel.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 30 Jun 2022 4:46 AM GMT


    Old video of NSUI leader falsely linked to Agnipath protests
    Old video of NSUI leader falsely linked to Agnipath protests

    Social media users are sharing a video of a protestor threatening the authorities. Users claim the man in the video is an Agnipath protestor

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 27 Jun 2022 11:18 AM GMT


    Cell phone signals do not attract lightning, viral claims are false
    Cell phone signals do not attract lightning, viral claims are false

    A video of a man being struck by lightning has gone viral. Users claim that cell phone signals attract lightning.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 27 Jun 2022 3:37 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Is FAStag scam real? No, viral video is fake
    Fact Check: Is FAStag scam real? No, viral video is fake

    A video claiming to show a FASTag scam is going viral on social media. The video shows a child cleaning a car window and scanning the FASTag with his...

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 26 Jun 2022 10:49 AM GMT


    Purported BBC study about PM Modi is fake
    Purported BBC study about PM Modi is fake

    Social media users are sharing a post claiming 98 percent of people hate Prime Minister Modi. Users are quoting a BBC study.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 26 Jun 2022 6:41 AM GMT


    Agnipath scheme: Defence ministrys purported letter to service chiefs is fake
    Agnipath scheme: Defence ministry's purported letter to service chiefs is fake

    Social media users are sharing a letter purportedly written by the Defence Ministry to the chiefs of the Indian Armed Forces. It discusses the revised...

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 25 Jun 2022 11:34 AM GMT


    Centre has not removed nationality column from passport, viral claims are untrue
    Centre has not removed nationality column from passport, viral claims are untrue

    Social media users are claiming that the Central Government has removed the nationality column from the passport.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 24 Jun 2022 1:26 PM GMT


    `Abhi to mai jawan houn: WHO has not reclassified 65-year-olds as youth
    `Abhi to mai jawan houn': WHO has not reclassified 65-year-olds as youth

    Social media users are claiming that World Health Organization (WHO) has reclassified 65-year-olds as youth.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 23 Jun 2022 6:15 AM GMT


    Agnipath scheme: Images of young men committing suicide are not true
    Agnipath scheme: Images of young men committing suicide are not true

    Social media users are sharing pictures of young men purportedly committing suicide over the Agnipath scheme.

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 20 Jun 2022 12:00 PM GMT


    Fact Check: This photo of a burning train is not related to Secunderabad Agnipath protests
    Fact Check: This photo of a burning train is not related to Secunderabad Agnipath protests

    A photo is going viral on social media with the claim that it shows a burning train that was torched by the Agnipath protestors at the Secunderabad...

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 19 Jun 2022 11:50 AM GMT


    Old pictures of slain Muslims shared to whip up communal frenzy
    Old pictures of slain Muslims shared to whip up communal frenzy

    Social media users are sharing Images claiming three Muslims were killed by police in Bengaluru. Users claim they were protesting Nupur Sharma's...

    By Sabya Singh  Published on 17 Jun 2022 2:48 PM GMT


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