Saturday, April 4, 2020
Home Fact-Check Swati Chaturvedi spreads fake news yet again, this time about Amit Shah allegedly sleeping...

Swati Chaturvedi spreads fake news yet again, this time about Amit Shah allegedly sleeping in the parliament

In a tweet put out by Swati, she alleged that the former BJP president Amit Shah was merrily sleeping in the parliamentary session.

Also Read

OpIndia Staff
Staff reporter at OpIndia

An abusive troll masquerading as a journalist, Swati Chaturvedi has yet again resorted to sharing fake news concerning India’s Home Minister Amit Shah. In a tweet put out by Swati, she alleged that the former BJP president Amit Shah was merrily sleeping in the parliamentary session.

However, as is normally the case with Swati Chaturvedi and her kind of abusive trolls, she had jumped to the conclusion of Amit Shah sleeping in the parliament without watching the relevant proceedings of the Lok Sabha. The entire video of the proceedings reveals that Amit Shah was keenly listening to the statements made by BJP minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. In one of the instances during the video, while RS Prasad is busily enunciating his points, Amit Shah starts reading some papers on his desk. The image is spuriously captured at that very moment to give an impression that Amit Shah is sleeping in the parliamentary session. The entire video of the proceedings can be viewed here.

- article continues after ad - - article resumes -


The video clearly establishes that far from napping in the parliament, Amit Shah was attentively and studiously listening to RS Prasad’s speech. In fact, the video is not of the current Lok Sabha session but of the winter session in early January 2019. Swati had clearly not felt the need to verify the claims made by her before posting it on her Twitter page. After she posted the image inferring that Amit Shah is sleeping in the parliament, several Twitter denizens pointed out the falsity in her claim, consequently forcing her to withdraw her tweet.

Swati has a chequered history of sharing fake news and fanning falsehoods on Social Media. She had recently sent a defamation notice to OpIndia accusing us of having cost her readership because of our articles where we exposed her shoddy journalism on multiple occasions. In the past, Swati had falsely claimed an image of a girl beaten up by a jilted man as being an image capturing violence in Benaras Hindu University. She had also fabricated statements of a national leader on national television.

In another instance, she had spread lies about a simple speech by Amit Shah, the former BJP Party President. She gave credence to fake news, from a dubious website. She had earlier spread false claims that Kanhaiyya Kumar attacker was a BJP office-bearer.

- Support OpIndia -
Support OpIndia by making a monetary contribution

Trending now

OpIndia Staff
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Latest News

Latest updates and important links about COVID-19 coronavirus

Live statistics and tracking of news related to COVID-19 coronavirus with focus on India.

IIT Roorkee and AIIMS Rishikesh develop closed-loop portable ventilator named as ‘Praan-Vayu’ for COVID-19 patients

The ‘Praan-Vayu’ Ventilator is based on controlled operation of the prime mover that delivers enough air to the patient.

Madhya Pradesh: Police register FIR against fruit vendor after a video of him contaminating the fruits with his saliva goes viral

The police registered the FIR against the fruit vendor on the basis of a complaint lodged by a youth named Bodhraj Tipta

Tablighi Jamaat members kept in Madhu resort in Agra throw tantrums, refuse to eat prescribed healthy food, demand spicy beef biryani

Tablighi Jamaat members are turning out to be quite a headache for the authorities and medical staffs

Karnataka: Muslim mob pelts stones at police officials after being stopped from offering mass namaz defying coronavirus lockdown

Muslim mob in Hubbali attacked police personnel with stone pelting when the cops tried to stop them from offering namaz en masse

No pills, Sharing unwashed utensils, washroom and water for Wuzu: How Tablighi Jamaat’s lifestyle made them super-spreaders

Man who had stayed at Delhi centre of Tablighi Jamaat said that poor community practices were reasons they emerged as 'super-spreader'

Recently Popular

“May Allah send a virus that kills 50 crores Indians”: Bengal Maulvi roared from the stage, video goes viral

May Allah send such a terrible virus to India that ten to twenty to fifty crore people die in India, the Maulvi said to an applauding crowd

Tablighi Jamaat members kept in Ghaziabad hospital roam naked in the ward, make lewd gestures toward female staff

The Chief Medical Officer of the District MMG Hospital in Ghaziabad has written a letter to the Ghaziabad police informing about criminal behaviour of the Jamaatis

Did you know that the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund has always had the President of Congress party in its managing committee

After PM Modi launched PM CARES Fund, a lot has been discussed about similarities and differences between PM CARES Fund and PMNRF

Nasik police arrest Muslim man after video of him wiping his face with currency note and saying “Coronavirus is Allah’s punishment to you” went...

The man was seen saying that the coronavirus has no treatment because it is sent by ‘Allah’, while licking the notes

Ummah above gender: The Wire journalist refuses to believe nurses’ complaint about Tablighi Jamaatis harassing them

The Wire editor Arfa Khanum Sherwani has declared Tablighi Jamaatis innocent and indulges in Muslim victim-mongering, accusing nurses of lying

Subscribe to our newsletter

Each morning, get an email to keep updated with all the news, opinions and analysis published by OpIndia.

Connect with us