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May 13, 2019
Fact Check: Narendra Modi was given questions to News Nation interview in advance; video shows PM reading from fileThe piece of paper, which Modi took out from his file, Spandana claimed was a part of the 'scripted interview' the prime minister gave. 'Now you know the reason why (Modi) doesn't participate in a press conference or agrees for a debate with Rahul Gandhi, she said in a tweet.
May 10, 2019
Fact Check: Old video shared on social media with false claim that girl died after ambulance was stopped for Rahul Gandhi's rallyAccording to The Hindustan Times report, the incident took place near the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, and the route was blocked as the convoy of the Head of Malaysia was to pass from the area.
May 10, 2019
Fact Check: No, Rahul Gandhi did not dine with Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan, nor did Narendra ModiImagine Imran Khan enjoying a quiet dinner with his now-estranged wife, Reham Khan, triggering a political upheaval in India
Apr 17, 2019
Fact Check: No, Wg Cdr Abhinandan Varthaman is not wearing scarf with BJP symbol; lookalike's photo makes newsThe post is just an attempt to mislead people and trick them into favouring a particular party by endorsing a nationalist agenda through the use of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's name.
Apr 10, 2019
Fact Check: Fake BBC survey claiming BJP's landslide victory going viral on social media, media firm confirms inauthenticityAs per the message which lists out the possible outcome in all the states and UTs, the worst-case scenario for BJP is 323 seats, and the best case scenario is 380 seats out of the 543 Lok Sabha seats up for a contest. The message says that the survey has been conducted by the CIA and the ISI, external intelligence agencies of the USA and Pakistan, respectively.
Mar 27, 2019
Fact Check: Flags of IUML waved at Congress Karnataka rally wrongly believed to be Pakistani flagsIn one of the recent viral videos, a flag, green in colour and bearing the white crescent and star symbols is being waved at a Congress party rally in Tumkur, Karnataka. It is, however, the banner of a political party-based in Kerala, the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML).
Mar 26, 2019
Fact Check: Can NRIs vote online? No, all voters can only register online, clarifies Election CommissionNRIs can only register online to vote in Indian election. They will have to be physically present at their respective polling booths to cast their vote, the Election Commission has clarified
Jul 16, 2018
Facebook page of Postcard News deleted: Mahesh Vikram Hegde-headed propaganda website is known for spreading fake newsThe Facebook page of Postcard News, an Indian media website known for peddling fake news, has been removed, reports said.
Jul 06, 2018
'No big communal riot' in past 4 years, claims BJP: Data shows 389 dead in over 2,000 incidents since 2014Uttar Pradesh — India’s most populous state — reported the most communal incidents (645) over the last four years, followed by the ninth-most populous, Karnataka (379), and second-most populous, Maharashtra (316).
Apr 29, 2018
Facebook will shrink fake news in the hopes that you won’t see itThe struggling social media giant’s latest solution is to shrink fake news in the hopes that readers won’t notice it so easily.