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Fact Check: Viral photo of vegetable vendor displaying communally polarising posters is morphed
Fact Check: Viral photo of vegetable vendor displaying communally polarising posters is morphed

NewsMeter found that the text on the poster was digitally added.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 28 Feb 2024 11:07 AM GMT


Fact Check: Video of kidnapping, forced marriage in Jaisalmer shared as caste atrocity
Fact Check: Video of kidnapping, forced marriage in Jaisalmer shared as caste atrocity

The claim is misleading as the kidnapper and the victim belong to the same caste.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 27 Feb 2024 12:28 PM GMT


Fact Check: Viral video shows clash over removal of Bhindrawale’s poster, not ongoing farmers protest
Fact Check: Viral video shows clash over removal of Bhindrawale’s poster, not ongoing farmers' protest

It shows a clash over the removal of Sikh separatist leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale’s poster at a fair in Punjab in January.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 26 Feb 2024 1:13 PM GMT


Fact Check: Can consuming Aparajita tea cure diabetes?
Fact Check: Can consuming Aparajita tea cure diabetes?

Here is all you need to know:

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 25 Feb 2024 8:46 AM GMT


Fact Check: Viral image of bullet stuck in utensil is from Bangladesh-Myanmar border, not from farmers’ protest
Fact Check: Viral image of bullet stuck in utensil is from Bangladesh-Myanmar border, not from farmers’ protest

The image is from a firing incident at the Bangladesh-Myanmar border.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 23 Feb 2024 12:37 PM GMT


Fact Check: Can oil extracted from egg yolks treat vitiligo?
Fact Check: Can oil extracted from egg yolks treat vitiligo?

Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease that cannot be cured, even if it can be managed.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 22 Feb 2024 1:44 PM GMT


Fact Check: Video of woman with skin ailment shared as victim of Israel’s phosphorous bomb
Fact Check: Video of woman with skin ailment shared as victim of Israel’s phosphorous bomb

The woman is from Morocco and is suffering from a rare genetic skin ailment.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 22 Feb 2024 1:39 PM GMT


Fact Check: Video of Navjot Singh Sidhu criticising Rahul Gandhi over nationalism is from 2010
Fact Check: Video of Navjot Singh Sidhu criticising Rahul Gandhi over nationalism is from 2010

NewsMeter found that the video dates back to 2010 when Sidhu was a BJP MP.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 21 Feb 2024 2:14 PM GMT


Fact Check: EC is yet to announce poll schedule for 2024 LS elections; viral dates are from 2019
Fact Check: EC is yet to announce poll schedule for 2024 LS elections; viral dates are from 2019

The Election Commission of India has yet to announce the dates of the General Elections.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 20 Feb 2024 10:26 AM GMT


Fact Check: 2018 video falsely shared as assault on woman in Sandeshkhali, WB
Fact Check: 2018 video falsely shared as assault on woman in Sandeshkhali, WB

The video is from 2018 and is being falsely linked to the Sandeshkhali issue.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 19 Feb 2024 12:37 PM GMT


Fact Check: Video of langar serving food to Haryana cops is from 2020 farmers’ protest, not 2024
Fact Check: Video of langar serving food to Haryana cops is from 2020 farmers’ protest, not 2024

The viral video is old and unrelated to the ongoing Farmers' Protest 2024.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 16 Feb 2024 1:40 PM GMT


Fact Check: Video of women being sexually harassed is from UP in 2017, not West Bengal
Fact Check: Video of women being sexually harassed is from UP in 2017, not West Bengal

The incident took place in Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur in 2017.

By Md Mahfooz Alam  Published on 16 Feb 2024 1:16 PM GMT


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