Sibahathulla Sakib

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    Sibahathulla Sakib

    Fact Check: Viral image shows Congress leader Venugopal drinking black tea, not alcohol
    Fact Check: Viral image shows Congress leader Venugopal drinking black tea, not alcohol

    Hyderabad: An image of Kerala Congress leader KC Venugopal, allegedly drinking alcohol at a restaurant with other leaders including Rahul Gandhi, has...

    By Sibahathulla Sakib  Published on 15 Jun 2024 4:31 PM GMT


    Fact Check: BJP Madhavi Latha’s poll campaign talk shared as ‘admission’ after election defeat
    Fact Check: BJP Madhavi Latha’s poll campaign talk shared as ‘admission’ after election defeat

    A video of Madhavi Latha stating that Muslims can never be terrorists has gone viral.

    By Sibahathulla Sakib  Published on 15 Jun 2024 10:02 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Video alleging YSRCP lost votes due to EVM tampering is old, not linked to 2024 polls
    Fact Check: Video alleging YSRCP lost votes due to EVM tampering is old, not linked to 2024 polls

    A video has resurfaced on social media alleging that the YSRCP lost votes due to EVM tampering.

    By Sibahathulla Sakib  Published on 14 Jun 2024 9:15 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Was BJP Annamalai’s breakdown in public due to poor performance in TN polls?
    Fact Check: Was BJP Annamalai’s breakdown in public due to poor performance in TN polls?

    The 32-second video showing BJP leader Annamalai becoming emotional while the crowd hails him with ‘Jai Sree Ram’ and ‘Bharat Matha ki Jai’ chants is...

    By Sibahathulla Sakib  Published on 11 Jun 2024 2:45 PM GMT


    Fact Check: Old video of Muslim women at Muzaffarnagar bank linked to Congress promises of financial aid
    Fact Check: Old video of Muslim women at Muzaffarnagar bank linked to Congress' promises of financial aid

    A video has gone viral with the claim that it shows people standing in line to open bank accounts to receive Rs 8,500

    By Sibahathulla Sakib  Published on 11 Jun 2024 1:46 PM GMT


    Fact Check: വാരാണസിയിൽ ഇ വി എമ്മുകൾ അധിക വോട്ടുകൾ എണ്ണിയോ?
    Fact Check: വാരാണസിയിൽ ഇ വി എമ്മുകൾ അധിക വോട്ടുകൾ എണ്ണിയോ?

    വാരാണസിയിൽ വോട്ട് ചെയ്ത ആളുകളുടെ എണ്ണവും ഇവിഎമ്മിൽ എണ്ണിയ വോട്ടുകളും തമ്മിൽ പൊരുത്തക്കേടുണ്ടെന്ന് അവകാശപ്പെടുന്ന വീഡിയോയാണ് സമൂഹ്യ മാധ്യമങ്ങളിൽ...

    By Sibahathulla Sakib  Published on 11 Jun 2024 6:51 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Video of Nava Telangana editors comments on 20 lakh missing EVMs is from 2019
    Fact Check: Video of Nava Telangana editor's comments on 20 lakh 'missing EVMs' is from 2019

    Amid these developments, a video featuring comments by S Veeraiah, the chief editor of Nava Telangana Telugu daily, is being widely shared on social...

    By Sibahathulla Sakib  Published on 9 Jun 2024 5:08 PM GMT


    Fact Check: Do viral photos show injuries on Kangana Ranaut after assault by CISF officer?
    Fact Check: Do viral photos show injuries on Kangana Ranaut after assault by CISF officer?

    Viral photos on social media allegedly show Kangana Ranaut’s face with palm imprint on her cheek.

    By Sibahathulla Sakib  Published on 7 Jun 2024 12:46 PM GMT


    Fact Check: Did Nitish Kumar meet INDIA bloc leaders in Delhi?
    Fact Check: Did Nitish Kumar meet INDIA bloc leaders in Delhi?

    NewsMeter found that the claim is false as the photos are not recent but from 2023.

    By Sibahathulla Sakib  Published on 5 Jun 2024 5:18 PM GMT


    Fact Check: Did Rahul Gandhi book tickets to Bangkok in time for poll results?
    Fact Check: Did Rahul Gandhi book tickets to Bangkok in time for poll results?

    Amid the anticipation for the 2024 Lok Sabha election results on June 4, photos of plane tickets allegedly showing Congress leader Rahul Gandhi flying...

    By Sibahathulla Sakib  Published on 2 Jun 2024 5:43 PM GMT


    Fact Check: Video of Tamil Nadu BJP chief Annamalai ‘criticising’ Savarkar is edited
    Fact Check: Video of Tamil Nadu BJP chief Annamalai ‘criticising’ Savarkar is edited

    NewsMeter found that the claim is misleading as the video clip has been edited to remove the context.

    By Sibahathulla Sakib  Published on 1 Jun 2024 1:01 PM GMT


    Fact Check: Fake letter from Karnataka Congress minister MB Patil resurfaces
    Fact Check: Fake letter from Karnataka Congress minister MB Patil resurfaces

    Amid the 2024 General Elections, a fake letter dated 2017, addressed to Sonia Gandhi from Karnataka minister MB Patil has gone viral again.

    By Sibahathulla Sakib  Published on 30 May 2024 3:09 PM GMT


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