Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Media Fact-Check

Rajdeep Sardesai tries to mock Sonam Wangchuk by peddling fake news that Statue of Unity is Made in China, deletes it: Read details

The Statue of Unity is actually constructed by Larsen & Toubro in India and not in China as claimed by Rajdeep Sardesai

Media reports that TRAI has recommended moving to 11-digit mobile number system, TRAI says it is fake news

While TRAI recommended adding 0 before the number while calling mobile from landline, media misinterpreted it as new 11 digit number system

The art of lying: How ThePrint spread fake news about who is paying for Shramik trains while reporting SC proceedings

Reportage of the SC case regarding the migrant labourers and Shramik trains only exposes how ThePrint focusses on spreading fake news

TOI publishes fake news about ‘Maharashtra model’ receiving national praise, twice: Read details here

In April, TOI had used a press briefing from Uddhav Thackeray's office to claim that the IMCT team visiting Mumbai had praised the 'Worli-Koliwada Model'. It was also endorsed by Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi.

Rana Ayyub shares Hindustan Times report to claim a child’s death in Bihar was due to ‘starvation’, gets fact-checked by Indian Railways

Hindustan Times had published an article dated May 27, 2020, titled: "Migrants’ kid dies as father hunts for milk at railway station", claiming that a four-and-a-half-year-old son of migrants from Bihar based in Delhi died of hunger at the railway station on arrival by a ‘Shramik Special’ train.

India Today report claims ‘exclusive’ details of Lockdown 5.0, MHA calls it speculations, denies quoted ‘sources’

The MHA tweet added that attributing imaginary statements to the MHA is incorrect and irresponsible.

Caravan India journalist spreads lies that 10 migrants have died due to hunger while going back in Shramik Express

On Tuesday, Caravan India journalist Vidya Krishnan took to Twitter to claim that 40 Shramik Express trains got lost and that the government 'forgot' to feed the passengers which led to death of at least 10 people.

Dainik Bhaskar’s report on deaths due to lack of food and water on Shramik Express misleading, Indian Railways reveals

The Indian Railways today called out the Dainik Bhaskar report which claimed that Shramik Express trains run by the Railways were were delayed by a week because of which as many as seven people lost their lives.

NDTV cites ‘sources’ to claim Indian Jawans were detained and then released by China, Indian Army categorically rejects

The Indian Army has said no troops patrolling the border have been detained by the Chinese troops. "This is not true," stated an officer speaking to ANI.

Here is the truth about the fake TIME magazine cover page shared by Ravish Kumar and subsequently deleted

His legendary capacity to peddle fake news was once again exposed when Ravish Kumar shared a fake TIME magazine cover in a bid to malign PM Modi.

Latest News

West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee government quarantines five migrant workers in an abandoned public toilet in Kolkata

An abandoned public toilet in Taratala, Kolkata used as quarantine center to house migrants by West Bengal government

Death of woman at Muzaffarpur station: Railway affidavit filed in Patna HC states she died 4 hours ago in train, brother-in-law said she had...

Indian Railways files affidavit in Patna High Court in the case of death of woman at Muzaffarpur station, says train was not delayed

Concerns raised over nuclear and chemical plants in Maharashtra as cyclone Nisarga heads towards the state

Maharashtra has several chemical and nuclear plants which are a matter of concern due to the cyclone Nisarga.

Religious conversions of Dalit Hindus in Uttarakhand prevalent since ages becomes more rampant during coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus pandemic gave the Christian's an opportunity to lure the affected backward Hindus in Uttarakhand via monetary inducements

Pakistan: Christian couple, convicted for blasphemy, gets an appeal hearing against death penalty after 6 years

The duo was handed the death sentence for blasphemy by an additional district and sessions judge of Toba Tek Singh on April 4, 2014,

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Standup comedian apologises for insulting Hanuman Chalisa, says he is a Hindu too and will never repeat such acts

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Hindustani Bhau files police complaint against Ekta Kapoor for ‘inappropriate sex scene’ in her erotic web series XXX 2

Hindustani Bhau took to Instagram on Monday to share a video from outside Mumbai's Khar Police station stating that he has filed the complaint against Ekta and Shobha Kapoor 'for disrespecting our Indian military, national emblem, colonel tag and defaming our country'.

As in US, so in India: Antifa in India glorifies Naxalism, advocates violence against Sanghis and engages in genocidal rhetoric

India cannot afford to take the threat of Antifa India lightly. India has been waging a war against Red Terror for decades.

Jharkhand govt cancels permission to BRO for recruiting workers from the state for construction projects near LAC in Ladakh

Jharlhand govt had permitted BRO to hold a recruitment drive in Dumka to hire workers for projects in Ladakh, but now permission cancelled

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