Media Fact-Check

When the Media lies, it takes away the people’s right to know. The only way to reclaim that right is to catch them in the act.

Shekhar Gupta is wrong, the Citizenship Amendment Bill is exactly what BJP was voted to power for

Tired of oft-repeated lies about the Citizenship Amendment Bill, Shekhar Gupta of The Print decided to come up with a…

Pro-AAP blogger Dhruv Rathee shows his ‘WhatsApp University’ credentials, claims India was not partitioned on religious grounds

Pro-AAP blogger and YouTuber Dhruv Rathee is a known peddler of fake news and this time, he is spreading lies…

Peak NDTV Logic: Sreenivasan Jain pulls a shocker, claims Muslims are minorities in Islamic States

Sreenivasan Jain has far exceeded the most stupid statement Rahul Gandhi has ever made by miles.

From ridiculous conspiracy theories to incredulous lies: 12 lies spread by The New Yorker in its anti-Modi propaganda piece

Dexter Filkins' report for The New Yorker requires the reader to engage in a suspension of disbelief in an attempt…

The New Yorker lies about 2002 Gujarat riots and former Gujarat minister Haren Pandya to defame PM Modi

The New Yorker publishes a report glorifying 'journalist' Rana Ayyub by lying blatantly about 2002 Gujarat riots.

Huffington Post report on Electoral Bonds: Unlimited sensationalism with little to no sense

There are several bizarre surmises in the Huffington Post series on Electoral Bonds that make no sense whatsoever

Was Amit Shah angry because of “thin crowd” at Jharkhand rally?: Here is how Media lied about Amit Shah’s speech

The media across the spectrum reported that Amit Shah expressed displeasure at the turnout in the election rally at Jharkhand…

Leftist portals and politicians use a fight between Muslim students to peddle ‘minorities under attack’ narrative

Media portals give a communal colour to a fight between Muslim students in Mewar University, Rajasthan

The Hindu and Sonia Gandhi’s NAC member Jean Dreze join hands to spread lies about Modi govt’s maternity schemes

“Maternity scheme reaches only one-third of beneficiaries”, screamed a headline in The Hindu today and then, Jean Dreze chimed in…

Watch: The ‘half-dead farmer brutally beaten by UP Police’ gets up and runs after filming video is over

A video clip of 'unconscious farmer' brutally beaten up by police in Unnao had gone viral on social media.

Rafale verdict: Media plays Nero to Rahul Gandhi’s lies, Business Standard blatantly lies about Justice Joseph’s observations

The Supreme Court on 14th November 2019 dismissed the review petitions filed against its verdict on the Rafale case where…

Fact check: PM Modi did not congratulate CJI Ranjan Gogoi for contribution toward ‘Hindu Rashtra’ after Ayodhya verdict

Many Pakistan-backed fake news portals as well as Bangladeshi media were caught sharing this spurious letter extensively.

BBC and Jansatta spread fake news, paint Congress linked outfit supporting stubble burning as RSS linked

BBC and Jansatta lie and spread fake news by saying farmers’ organisation that supported Congress is linked with RSS

‘Meditating’ Rahul Gandhi shares same old story about Jay Shah, same old contradictions and insinuations

The now-a-vacation-now-a-tweet, part-time politician took to Twitter to tweet a Caravan article that aims to cast aspersions yet again on…

Government clarifies that there is no ‘Gold Amnesty Scheme’ after media publishes misleading reports

Media houses had reported earlier today that the government may soon announce a 'gold amnesty scheme' which will fix a…

NDTV anchor lies blatantly in a bid to discredit Assam’s two-child policy for govt jobs, says CM Sonowal has 6 kids himself

NDTV Anchor Sonal Mehrotra Kapoor decided to spread fake news while reporting the decision taken by Assam CM Sarbanand Sonowal…

India Today misrepresents election results, claims Congress-NCP is ahead of BJP and Shiv Sena in Maharashtra

India Today tweeted that Congress-NCP has taken a lead against BJP and Shiv Sena in Maharashtra

Did Railway authorities spend Rs. 22,000 to trap one mouse? Railways call CNN-News18 report ‘unjustified and erroneous’

Mainstream media outlets reported recently that Chennai Railway Division of Indian Railway spent Rs. 22,000 to catch a single rodent.

Pakistani media invents a fictitious Imran Khan – Vladimir Putin meeting at a fictitious dinner hosted by Donald Trump

Pakistani media says Imran Khan met Vladimir Putin in New York during UNGA, but Putin has skipped UNGA

Editors Guild of India erroneously mentions Telangana instead of Andhra Pradesh while criticising YSR Congress government

The Editors Guild condemned the action taken by what it erroneously mentioned as 'YSR-Congress led Telangana government' instead of Andhra…

Media spreads lies that Azamgarh school girl who was raped in a moving car has been suspended from her school

The two accused in the gang rape case were arrested by the Azamgarh Police on Monday, one day after victim’s…

No, PM Modi didn’t really try to interfere in US elections, here is why he said “Abki baar Trump sarkar”

Congress leaders and other media houses scrambled together to spread lies that PM Modi endorsed President Trump for the 2020…

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…

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