Tejal Sinha

Tejal Sinha is currently a Fact Checker at NewsMeter. She is pursuing Masters in Journalism and Communication from St Francis College for Women. She is open to learning new things while exploring the road to unbiased journalism. She has also been awarded best report by women journalists, 2021. You can follow Tejal on Twitter @SinhaTejal

    Tejal Sinha

    Fact Check: Ratan Tatas fake statement about liquor goes viral
    Fact Check: Ratan Tata's fake statement about liquor goes viral

    A screenshot of well-known industrialist Ratan Tata is widely being shared on social media.

    By Tejal Sinha  Published on 23 April 2022 4:57 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Old viral video is from MP, not Maharashtra
    Fact Check: Old viral video is from MP, not Maharashtra

    A video of a flood is widely being shared on social media. Users claimed that the video is from Maharastra’s Amravati district where 5 people died...

    By Tejal Sinha  Published on 22 April 2022 7:00 AM GMT


    Fact Check: No law to hang all rapists, viral posts are false
    Fact Check: No law to hang all rapists, viral posts are false

    Social media users are claiming that President Ram Nath Kovind has announced that the government has enacted a law to hang all the rapists.

    By Tejal Sinha  Published on 22 April 2022 5:32 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Two-year-old UP picture falsely linked to Delhi violence
    Fact Check: Two-year-old UP picture falsely linked to Delhi violence

    Post communal violence in Delhi's Jahangirpuri, a picture is widely being shared on social media. In the picture, some policemen can be seen passing...

    By Tejal Sinha  Published on 19 April 2022 8:08 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Air hostess in viral image is not President Ramnath Kovinds daughter
    Fact Check: Air hostess in viral image is not President Ramnath Kovind's daughter

    An image of two air hostesses is widely being shared on social media. Social media users claim that the air hostess wearing a red uniform is...

    By Tejal Sinha  Published on 19 April 2022 6:19 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Is the center giving Rs 1.60 lakh under PM Laadli Lakshmi Yojana?
    Fact Check: Is the center giving Rs 1.60 lakh under PM Laadli Lakshmi Yojana?

    PM Laadli Laxmi Yojana. Under the PM Ladli Laxmi Yojana, a cash amount of ₹ 1,60,000 is being given to all the daughters by the central government

    By Tejal Sinha  Published on 18 April 2022 11:00 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Scripted awareness video of woman being robbed shared as real incident
    Fact Check: Scripted awareness video of woman being robbed shared as real incident

    A video of a woman being robbed by a gang at a bus station is being widely shared on social media. The video shows a woman waiting at a bus station ...

    By Tejal Sinha  Published on 18 April 2022 6:15 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Alia Bhatt flaunting her mehendi is from commercial, not wedding
    Fact Check: Alia Bhatt flaunting her mehendi is from commercial, not wedding

    Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor tied the knot on April 14, 2022. An image of Alia Bhatt is widely being shared on social media.

    By Tejal Sinha  Published on 18 April 2022 4:58 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Does this video show 84YO singer Suman Kalyanpur singing? Find out here
    Fact Check: Does this video show 84YO singer Suman Kalyanpur singing? Find out here

    A video of an elderly woman singing is being widely shared on social media with the claim that the woman is the famous playback singer Suman...

    By Tejal Sinha  Published on 16 April 2022 12:17 PM GMT


    Fact Check: IUML  did not call for a ban on Vijay-starrer `Beast
    Fact Check: IUML did not call for a ban on Vijay-starrer `Beast'

    Social media users are claiming that the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has demanded a ban on Vijay's 'Beast'

    By Tejal Sinha  Published on 14 April 2022 1:30 PM GMT


    Fact Check: Did FIFA increase duration of Football matches for Qatar World Cup?
    Fact Check: Did FIFA increase duration of Football matches for Qatar World Cup?

    Social media users are claiming that FIFA's governing body has decided to increase the duration of the football matches from 90 minutes to 100 minutes ...

    By Tejal Sinha  Published on 14 April 2022 5:15 AM GMT


    Fact Check: Viral circular about B.E first semester examination is fake
    Fact Check: Viral circular about B.E first semester examination is fake

    A circular is widely being shared on WhatsApp claiming that the examination for Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) First Semester (Main & Backlog)...

    By Tejal Sinha  Published on 13 April 2022 4:30 AM GMT


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