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Tulsi Gabbard punctures fake news spread by ‘journalist’ Rana Ayyub and others about Howdy Modi event

The US Presidential candidate for 2020, Tulsi Gabbard, today took to Twitter to call out the lies being spread by…

Kannada media spreads fake news, accuses Nirmala Sitaraman of ‘giving’ Mysorepak to Tamil Nadu

No one had expected that a huge controversy would erupt over the issue of Mysore Pak, which originated in Mysuru…

The Wire uses 2015 survey and laces it with lies to say mental health issues on the rise in Kashmir post abrogation of Article 370

The Wire on 14th September 2019 published an article headlined, "Ground Report: Kashmir Blackout Is Triggering a New Wave of…

Malala Yousafzai spreads fake news, claims girl from Kashmir missed her exams on August 12 which was an Eid holiday

According to Malala, one of the three girls from Kashmir missed her exams on August 12. However, August 12 is…

ABP, ET, Quint, Outlook and others spread fake news about Raghuram Rajan slamming Piyush Goyal

Media use parody account to claim Raghuram Rajan slammed Piyush Goyal

Fact-Check: Is Zaira Wasim making a comeback with The Sky Is Pink after quitting Bollywood for Islam?

The trailer The Sky Is Pink starring Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar was released on 10th September and it also…

‘Journalist’ Abhisar Sharma spreads fake news by morphing images to target other journalist, deletes after getting caught

Despite resorting to peddling outright lies on other journalists, Abhisar Sharma has not apologised yet for spreading fake news.

Fake notice prohibiting IIT Roorkee students from masturbating in the shower goes viral

Such fake circulars asking students to refrain from masturbating in showers have been doing the rounds since time immemorial

Youth Congress shares images from Pakistan to criticise PM Modi and BJP led Khattar government in Haryana

Youth Congress has shared multiple misleading posts, fake news and old pictures to target Prime Minister Modi and the Khattar…

Congress’ Randeep Surjewala caught spreading fake news that Indian Rupee is weaker than Bangladeshi Taka, deletes tweet

The Indian Rupee has certainly taken a hit in the recent days but it has never gone down below the…

NDTV uses old video to claim riders without helmets are walking with two-wheelers to avoid enhanced penalty after 1st September

NDTV says an old video shows people using innovative ways to avoid excessive fines after new traffic rules came into…

Fact check: No, the rich Saudi man did not accidentally buy two Airbus A350s for his son

Numerous people on social media shared the article of rich Saudi businessman buying two Airbus A350s for his son believing…

Youth Congress peddles lies, claims Z-category security to Mukesh Ambani was given by BJP govt

Congress' UPA government had granted Mukesh Ambani Z-category security in 2013 for which it drew criticism from the Supreme Court.

Abusive ‘journalist’ Swati Chaturvedi spreads fake news, tweets photoshopped image of PM Modi wearing Arabic attire

Swati Chaturvedi, abusive troll masquerading as a journalist, has yet again been caught red-handed after propagating fake news.

Fact-Check: Unlike Chidambaram who tried to escape from law, Amit Shah resolutely faced trial and was acquitted

Hartosh Singh Bal equated P Chidambaram's disgraceful escape with Amit Shah's tenacity to face the law

Viral video showing Pakistanis slaughtering cow on Indian flag is real, but it is old

The video showing Pakistanis slaughtering cow on Indian flag is from February 2019

The Wire and IndiaSpend’s Factchecker journalist caught trying to manipulate Dalit victims who were attacked by local Muslims to prove ‘no hate crime’

While the date of the recording is not clear, it can be inferred from above conversation that it took place…

Fake news on Kashmir continues, now Hurriyat leader’s professor wife passed off as Maharaja Hari Singh’s granddaughter

Video claiming to be of Maharaja Hari Singh’s granddaughter is actually of Prof. Hameeda Nayeem

Retired Air Marshal of Pakistan shares old mock drill video of Jharkhand police as army firing on Kashmiri protesters

2017 mock drill video shared as police firing on Kashmiri protesters after abrogation of Article 370

Fact-check: Haryana CM ML Khattar did not say ‘we can now bring Kashmiri girls for marriage’

Various media outlets have reported falsely that Chief Minister of Haryana ML Khattar was talking about bringing Kashmiri girls to…

Shekhar Gupta and The Print sell their soul, blame Yediyurappa for a Kumaraswamy era scandal that names Congress leaders

Bengaluru Commissioner Bhaskar Rao is now under the scanner for using power brokers close to the Congress party to get…

The Quint uses Khalistanis, Urban Naxals and Leftists to show that ‘Punjab and Sikhs are upset over injustice in Kashmir’

The Modi government recently took a bold decision, revoking the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir by effectively abrogating…

Amidst scare-mongering by Congress, Jammu and Kashmir returns to normalcy within two days of abrogating Article 370

The people of Jammu and Kashmir has perceived it as a golden opportunity to progress themselves and society, and are…

Incompetence or malice? Indiatimes twists Ranvir Shorey’s comments against Congress to target Modi Govt on abrogation of Article 370

IndiaTimes took a comment by actor Ranveer Shorey against the Congress government opposing abrogation of Article 370 and said that…