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.

Madhur Bhandarkar disputes ‘intolerance’ claim of Naseeruddin Shah, but media twists his statement as support

Madhur Bhandarkar did not support fear comments of Naseeruddin Shah, as reported by media

After getting caught peddling fake news about Nitin Gadkari, Vinod Dua’s website issues bizarre clarification

HW News says that Vinod Dua made an episode of his show based on a 3:20 minute clip of the 50 minute interview
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Molestation accused Vinod Dua maliciously edits video clip of Nitin Gadkari to claim Gadkari spoke against Modi govt

Vinod Dua's attempt to discredit the NDA government led by Prime Minister Modi by using a doctored video is not surprising as Dua has a track record of resorting to this sort of unethical and shoddy journalism to target the BJP.

Reuters quoted ‘source’ to say Modi govt will waive farmer loans on a day Union Minister said there was no such plan

While it is not clear why Reuters did such reporting, people were speculating this could be a fake news spread by the Congress-friendly media on behest of Congress to pressurise Modi government.

Media circulates video of wedding celebration at Javed Akhtar’s house as that from Isha Ambani’s wedding in Udaipur

Media circulated the video from social media without verification

‘Journalists’ and politicians spread lies about RBI Deputy Governor’s resigning following Urjit Patel’s exit

"Journalists" started rumour-mongering about the resignation of RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya soon after Governor Urjit Patel resigned citing personal reasons

Fact Check: Congress and The Wire spread falsehoods about Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

If in spite of loan waivers by three big states, the farmers under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana drop by mere 84 lakh out of whopping 5.72 crores, isn’t it an indicator that the scheme is still alive and kicking?

Media and Congress spread lies about Railways tender won by Reliance Jio

Airtel's interpretation of the clause, as claimed by The Indian Express, is wrong as they compare monthly tariffs instead of data rates (price per GB).

The Wire comes up with flawed logic to rubbish new methodology which slashed growth rates of Congress regime

The reasons given by the article by The Wire more amusing as it clearly showed their lack of understanding of data, statistic and above all, of economics.

No, Times Now, Yogi Adityanath did not say Lord Hanuman was a Dalit

Times Now misinterprets Yogi Adityanath's statement in Alwar, Rajasthan

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