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LokSatta and Karan Thapar scolded by Press Council of India for peddling fake news against the RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

While Thapar maintained that his mistake of wrongly attributing quotes to Dr Mohan Bhagwat was bonafide, the PCI has taken a tough stand against Thapar.
Gurugram incident turning out to be not what was claimed on MSM and social media

Times of India whitewashes Aligarh murder, downplays brutality, blames social media for ‘communal spin’

Since AltNews' attempts to whitewash the crimes and downplay the brutality has failed, elements in mainstream media has taken it upon themselves to push the narrative.

AltNews exposes itself, accuses police officer of lying but won’t pull down ‘fact-check’ based on his quotes

Self-proclaimed fact-check website, AltNews had recently tried to dilute the charges of brutality heaped on the 3-year-old victim in Aligarh.

How media glossed over the fact that dancers were asked to strip at an Eid celebration and not just any ‘cultural event’

The reportage surrounding this horrific incident in Assam has been nothing short of shameful, to say the least.
AltNews founder misleads people about BJP's 2014 promise about 'sending guilty MPs and MLAs to jail within a year'

Here is how AltNews fabricated a police quote to downplay the brutality heaped on the Aligarh child victim

OpIndia asked SSP Kulhary whether he gave any statement to AltNews where he denied that the victim's eyes were not gouged out and her arm was not amputated. SSP Kulhary categorically denied having given the statement

Fact check: Bhojpuri song didn’t rock the streets of London during the Cricket World Cup

Contrary to the Indian Express report, the dance was part of an event called "Carnival of Cultures" which was held in Berlin from 7-10 June 2019 to celebrate the cultural diversity.
fake robbery attempt video

Fact check: Viral video of ‘robbery attempt’ in Noida was a stunt being performed for a YouTube channel

Noida police have clarified that the video was shot by a group of friends for their Youtube channel

Abhisar Sharma lies and blames Zee News of ‘creating alibi’ to save ‘guilty’ Vishal Jangotra when the court has already acquitted him

In a video published on YouTube on the 10th of June, propagandist Abishar Sharma accused Zee News of trying to save Jangotra by creating a false alibi for him.
The Print announces quantum of sentence for the Kathua murder even before the court does

Shekhar Gupta’s The Print pronounces punishment for the convicted in Kathua case even before the court does

In one of its reports, the Print, which has a habit of distorting facts, proclaimed the judgement even before the honourable court did. The court is scheduled to deliver the sentence this afternoon at 2 PM.

How AltNews tried to whitewash crimes of Zahid and Aslam who killed a 3-year-old in Aligarh

AltNews even claimed OpIndia's previous report which mentioned amputation of the child's body was 'fake'

Delhi Police rubbishes media reports claiming a car hit 17 people offering Namaz on Eid

Media reports of 17 people being injured in the incident have been categorically denied by the Delhi police.

Shekhar Gupta’s ThePrint distorts history: Claims Mughals introduced grapes to India, social media schools the author

Grapes have been part of Indian cuisine centuries before the Mughals invaded India
Media and certain social media posts had made false claims about the Surat fire tragedy victim's father declining the compensation offered by Gujarat government

Surat fire tragedy: Claims of victim’s father rejecting compensation are fake news

The viral Facebook post was lapped up by many social media users and even mainstream media reports had peddled the claim. But the claims turned out to be fake.

Fake news: Majlis Bachao Tehreek leader spreads fake news of a Muslim man being beaten up by BJP/RSS workers for not chanting ‘Jai Shree Ram’

Suddenly a barrage of fake 'hate crimes' against Muslims asked to chant 'Jai Shree Ram' are being reported

Media spreads fake news: Hawker arrested for being a repeat offender, not for mocking politicians ‘especially PM Modi’

Awadhesh Dubey was arrested by RPF Surat on the charges of illegal hawking, but could get bail on Monday.

Congress shares fake news about Amethi BJP worker murder case, UP Police promises legal action, FIR registered

UP Police has said that Congress is lying by saying that UP DGP said Smriti Irani's aide was killed due to rivalry in parrty

Times Group’s Gujarati portal and Gujarati newspaper Sandesh spread fake news about ‘glitch’ in Ahmedabad metro

The 'glitch' in the Gandhinagar-Ahmedabad metro was a mock drill and the 'stranded passengers' were GMRC employees

India Today’s Lallantop ‘fact checks’ a 9 month-old satirical article, calls it ‘authentic’ report

The satirical article shared by the Fauxy was a humorous dig at the Blogger boom

Propaganda website NewsClick alleges discrepancies in election results based on fake data

NewsClick alleges phantom voting in election results, but their numbers don't match with official numbers
Sba Naqvi spreads already debunked fake news on 'Missing EVMs'

India has 90 crore eligible voters, ‘journalists’ and opposition claim votes of 400 crore voters are ‘missing’

Following the rejection of the claims by ECI and the clarification over the issue, Frontline magazine had accepted that their report is false and a rejoinder will be published. TV9 Bharatvarsh had removed the report from their website and YouTube channel.
Kamal Haasan on the word 'Hindu'

Kamal Haasan claims that the word ‘Hindu’ didn’t exist before the Mughals: Here is the truth

In a statement in Tamil posted on Twitter, he claimed that the word 'Hindu' is not native to India and that Hindus have to identify themselves as only Indians

Of Nationalism and Hindu history: When fiction writer Romila Thapar writes for racist NYT, the result is bound to be poppycock

In an article for the 'failing' New York Times (as POTUS Trump calls it), Romila Thapar, academia and approved fake news peddler, spreads rather dubious canards about Hindu Nationalism and Hindu history

Incompetence or malice? Journalists mistake BJP press conference to the PM’s, attack PM Modi for not taking questions

PM Modi was present in BJP president's press conference, but media thought it was PM's press conference and wondered why PM didn't take questions
AltNews founder misleads people about BJP's 2014 promise about 'sending guilty MPs and MLAs to jail within a year'

AltNews fact-checks BJP’s claims about violence at Vidyasagar College, spreads fake news instead

AltNews appears to have watched too many episodes of CID and were deeply inspired by ACP Pradyuman and his motley crew.

Of Radars and Morons: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was right, deal with it

PM Narendra Modi's statement when he said that he suggested going ahead with the Balakot strike on the original date, despite the cloudy weather, because the clouds would permit our aircraft to escape safely, is not wrong

Rahul Gandhi says he will consult IAF before cancelling the Rafale deal if he comes to power, but IAF has already spoken

The Congress President, in his recent interview with News Nation, again displayed his ignorance in the Rafale deal
Udit Raj has been sewing venom against BJP after being denied a ticket

Former BJP leader Udit Raj shares fake news after joining Congress

Udit Raj has been angry with the BJP ever since he was denied a ticket by the party for the Lok Sabha Elections. However, given his conduct since then, it appears to have been a wise decision.
AltNews founder misleads people about BJP's 2014 promise about 'sending guilty MPs and MLAs to jail within a year'

AltNews founder misleads people about PM Modi’s 2014 poll promise of ‘sending guilty MPs and MLAs to jail within a year’

Pratik Sinha, the founder of AltNews insinuated that the Modi government had not fulfilled its 2014 poll promise of fast-tracking criminal cases against MPs and MLAs
Kunal Kamra peddles old video to target Modi and the BJP

Propagandist Kunal Kamra interviews Arvind Kejriwal, uses old videos from before 2014 to malign Modi government

In his interview with AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal, Kunal Kamra has used old videos from before 2014 to blame the Modi government.

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