Social Media Fact-Check

Social Media has empowered the voiceless, yet, it is often the cesspool of fake news. Read before you believe.

Congress spreads fake news by saying India is global number 1 in fake news

Congress claims India tops global list of fake news, which itself is a fake news

Fact-Check: Is this image, shared even by Congress, of Abdul Ghaffar Khan and Indira Gandhi

Congress party's 2016 tweet labels some other girl as young India Gandhi with Ghaffar Khan

Fact Check: Is the newspaper clip headlined ‘Rajiv Gandhi’s daughter joins family firm’ genuine?

The article printed in a newspaper reports the elevation of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra with a rather unusual headline, “Rajiv Gandhi's daughter joins family firm”.

Fact-Check: As claimed by Navbharat Times journalist, was Railway serving food marked for 20th January on 19th?

A journalist with Navbharat Times, Damodar Vyas tweeted to Tajinder Bagga wondering how the Railway Ministry was serving food marked for 20th January on 19th January itself

Fact-check: Was the photo shared by Vinod Kapri that of Nehru after taking holy dip in Kumbh 1954

While a Congress leader in his book says photo shows Nehru immersing ashes of his father, few media houses say it was ashes of Nehru's mother
French Defence Minister Florence Parly announcing the development of F4 standard of Rafale

Another fake news on Rafale: France has not ordered 28 Rafale jets at half the cost compared to India

France will be getting 28 Rafale in 2022-24 as the last batch of aircraft it had ordered in 2009, no new order for Rafale has neen placed by French govt
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Fact Check: Is UP government distributing free condoms in Kumbh Mela?

The claims of condoms being distributed by the UP government were found to be false.
PM Modi's Air India bill for the last four years almost the same as his predecessor Manmohan Singh

Accidental Media: Here is how Narendra Modi’s travel expenses were twisted without comparing it to UPA era

The Telegraph published a report calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi an 'accidental tourist' for his foreign trips.

Congress leader spreads fake news about PM Modi waving without a crowd being present during Bogibeel bridge inauguration

The actual image, however, suggests that a huge crowd of people were present near the bridge waving at Prime Minister Modi.

Sexual harassment accused journalist-turned-filmmaker spreads fake news again, this time about Yogi Adityanath

Journalist turned filmmaker Avinash Das spreads fake news clipping image which was already fact-checked several months ago

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