Social Media Fact-Check
Social Media has empowered the voiceless, yet, it is often the cesspool of fake news. Read before you believe.
The Quint transforms an engineer to a doctor, peddles fake news saying India is already in the middle of community transmission of Coronavirus
Dr Girdhar Gyani is not even a 'doctor' as claimed by 'journalist' Poonam Agarwal of the Quint. He is an Engineer with a PhD degree.
Did Gujarat company ‘CoSara’ become ‘the first and only’ company to get license to make Covid-19 testing kits? Here are the facts
Saket Gokhale tweeted a thread where he alleged that he had found evidence of "corruption and favouritism during the Covid-19 pandemic
Director of AltNews Nirjhari Sinha shares old picture to protest against PM Modi’s call to stay home amidst coronavirus outbreak
Nirjhari Sinha posted an old photo from 2016 to express her disapproval of PM Modi's announcement of total lockdown even as the spread of coronavirus in India enters a crucial phase
Caravan editor Vinod K Jose claimed that while Coronavirus tests are free or very cheap in other countries, it is ₹4500 in India
Coronavirus: AltNews founder, Shekhar Gupta and others spread unverified claims by a fake twitter account
Self-proclaimed fact-checker AltNews founder Pratik Sinha and ThePrint chief Shekhar Gupta today retweeted a tweet from a fake account, thereby spreading misinformation to millions amidst coronavirus outbreak.
Shashi Tharoor shares dubious claims hailing Kerala govt from a hoax site, then refuses to delete it because ‘it is viral now’
The site Britishherald.com has long been debunked as a hoax site. Many Twitter users had pointed out the issues regarding the authenticity of the site to him.
The truth behind “expert” Ramanan Laxminarayanan, who is being promoted by media to create Coronavirus panic
Ramanan Laxminarayanan, due to scale of current health emergency, perhaps now looking at opportunities to promote his commercial interests.
TMC politician shares old picture of overcrowded railway station to allege mishandling of Coronavirus: Here is the truth
The Wuhan Coronavirus has created havoc globally with over 3,00,000 cases and 12,948 deaths as of last evening.
Posts claiming presence of swans, dolphins in canals of Venice after Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak turns out to be misleading
Despite the clarification, Kaveri has not deleted her misleading Twitter posts. Speaking to the NGC, she argued that her posts were still relevant because waters in Venice are clearer than usual a result of decreased boat activity and that is what mattered to her.
HW News resorted to fear-mongering by claiming that there were rumours of a pan-India lockdown afterPM Modi's public address
King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand goes into isolation with his harem of 20 concubines in Germany, books an entire luxury hotel
Thailand King Maha Vajiralongkorn has booked out the entire Grand Hotel Sonnenbichl in Bavaria, with permission from local council
Live statistics and tracking of news related to COVID-19 coronavirus with focus on India.
Pakistan heaps praise on China amid Coronavirus pandemic, Imran Khan’s advisor says stranded students in Wuhan grateful to Pakistan for not evacuating them
The world has a lot to learn from China regarding the prevention and control of communicable diseases: Imran Khan’s adviser said
Authorities in Noida have decided to take over the Jaypee Sports City in order to house the migrants fleeing to UP from Delhi.
Coronavirus fight: Assam man offers to donate 4 acres of land to build a hospital for treatment of COVID-19 patients
Krishna Mahanta has written a letter to the Kaliabor Sub-Divisional Officer offering to donate land for COvid-19 hospital
Infosys employee Mujeeb Mohammad arrested for asking people to ‘spread the virus’ by sneezing in public, fired by the company
Although earlier Infosys said that it could be a case of mistaken identity, later they admitted he was their employee & fired him
PM Narendra Modi launches “Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund” to receive public donations for fight against Covid-19
This fund will enable micro-donations and large number of people will be able to contribute with smallest of denominations
Manufactured crisis? Delhi govt cut electricity and water supply of migrant workers, told them buses were waiting for them at UP border
Essentially, it seems like the Delhi government manufactured a crisis and forced migrant workers to flock to the UP border amidst Coronavirus lockdown
Ramayana in the digital age: The first episode crashes Doordarshan website, top searched in India on Google
As the first episode of Ramayan went live, Ramanand Sagar's Ramayana on Doordarshan become the top search on Google in India
Abu Khalid al-Hindi who attacked Sikhs in Afghanistan was one Mohammed Sajid from Kasargod ISIS module, Kerala: Here is all you need to know
Terrorist who attacked Sikhs in Afghanistan was one Mohammed Sajid Kuthirummal who had escaped from Kasargod, Kerala in 2015 to join ISIS