Some of the journalists who had covered the incident had also revealed that Vajpayee government in 1999 had to release three terrorists because the media at that time created too much pressure on the government due to their hysterical coverage of the IC 814 hijacking.
According to the National Criminal Bureau Record (NCRB) data, in 2015, the total road accidents in India accounted for 4,64,674 accidents which have resulted in 1,48,707 traffic-related deaths in India.
OpIndia.com's rejection by IFCN further confirms that the organization of fact-checkers is merely another liberal echo-chamber. It also shows that IFCN is concerned less about the quality of fact-checking and more about the political inclinations of the applicant.
Rahul Gandhi, just like his grandmother Indira Gandhi is still selling the idea of 'Garibi Hatao', which intends to end poverty in the country if Congress comes to power. In 1971, the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had used the ‘Garibi Hatao’ theme in the election campaign.
In an article titled, "After India Loses Dogfight to Pakistan, Questions Arise About Its ‘Vintage’ Military", the writer Maria Abi-Habib has carefully omitted some facts and indulged in pushing a false narrative that projects Indian Armed Forces in a poor light.
Interestingly, even after three years of the inauguration, the factory at Amethi did not even have carbine design which it can produce. The CAG in its audit report of 2010-11 had observed that the sanction of an ordnance factory at Amethi was an ill-conceived idea for several reasons.
Soon after Indian Air Force displayed the pieces of AIM-120 AMRAAM missiles, which are compatible only with the F16 jets used by Pakistan Air Force to violate Indian airspace on March 27, Pakistanis on Twitter started disowning the missiles.
Earlier today, sources have reported that the government of India has refused to allow Pakistan to use the captured pilot as a bargaining chip and asserted that he should be released immediately under the rules of Geneva convention.
After the UNSC issued a strong statement against the Pulwama terrorist attack and named JeM, thereby registering a major diplomatic win for India, media in Pakistan has resorted to obfuscation and twisting the statement to suit their fundamentalist narratives