Social Media Fact-Check

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.

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi caught spreading fake news that Dalits were beaten up in Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri

Mainpuri Police's official Twitter account called out the fake news spread by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for making it a casteism…

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor shares a photoshopped image of TOI headline to undermine Modi-Xi meet

Shashi Tharoor shared a fake image of a Times of India (TOI) article that was headline, "Modi, Xi will mate…

Mathura Police debunks anti-RSS propaganda being peddled on social media claiming attack on Christians

The incident pertains to August 28, 2019, when a Hindu couple had tried to immolate themselves to mark their protest…

Propagandists share 2017 incident of Dalit man beaten to death allegedly for attending Navratri event as recent one

Several Hinduphobic propagandists have shared a 2017 report to allege as if the unfortunate incident of a Dalit man being…

Fact-Check: Viral video that claims to show a stray crocodile during floods in Patna is actually from Vadodara

A certain video clip has gone viral on social media which claims to be of a crocodile on the prowl…

Shashi Tharoor presents photograph of Nehru in Soviet Russia as image from USA to downplay success of Howdy Modi

The photograph tweeted by Shashi Tharoor to belittle the 'Howdy Modi' event is not from the USA, neither this is…

Fake notice prohibiting IIT Roorkee students from masturbating in the shower goes viral

Such fake circulars asking students to refrain from masturbating in showers have been doing the rounds since time immemorial

Youth Congress shares images from Pakistan to criticise PM Modi and BJP led Khattar government in Haryana

Youth Congress has shared multiple misleading posts, fake news and old pictures to target Prime Minister Modi and the Khattar…

Abusive ‘journalist’ Swati Chaturvedi spreads fake news, tweets photoshopped image of PM Modi wearing Arabic attire

Swati Chaturvedi, abusive troll masquerading as a journalist, has yet again been caught red-handed after propagating fake news.

Fact-Check: Unlike Chidambaram who tried to escape from law, Amit Shah resolutely faced trial and was acquitted

Hartosh Singh Bal equated P Chidambaram's disgraceful escape with Amit Shah's tenacity to face the law

Viral video showing Pakistanis slaughtering cow on Indian flag is real, but it is old

The video showing Pakistanis slaughtering cow on Indian flag is from February 2019

Fake news on Kashmir continues, now Hurriyat leader’s professor wife passed off as Maharaja Hari Singh’s granddaughter

Video claiming to be of Maharaja Hari Singh’s granddaughter is actually of Prof. Hameeda Nayeem

Retired Air Marshal of Pakistan shares old mock drill video of Jharkhand police as army firing on Kashmiri protesters

2017 mock drill video shared as police firing on Kashmiri protesters after abrogation of Article 370

Republic TV threatens action after pro-Kashmiri separatist Twitter account shares misleading video of Arnab after dilution of Article 370

A Twitter account sympathising with the Kashmiri separatists movement and a supporter of secession of Jammu and Kashmir from the…

One year old video of Hima Das winning a 400 meter race shared as the yesterday’s race where she won 5th gold in 3 weeks

Several journalists, politicians and social media users post video of fist international gold by Hima Das as her latest win

No, Sadhvi Pragya Thakur did not insult menial cleaning jobs, this is what she meant

Pragya Thakur was saying that cleaning drains does not come under the responsibilities of an MP

Fact Check: Is the Finance Ministry restricting media entry in its premises as claimed by the media and Congress?

The Finance Ministry has even set up an air-conditioned waiting room where adequate seats and charging points are provided for…

Not our car, not our man: Delhi Police’s clarification over viral TikTok video

Police have clarified that the vehicle that used was of a private contractor and the stunt was performed by the…