Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Social Media Fact-Check

‘Can a poor Dalit not wear nice clothes?’ Beneficiary of PM Garib Kalyan package lambasts ‘liberals’ who mocked her saying she doesn’t look ‘poor...

The beneficiary Kajal stated that she works in a beauty parlour and knows the importance of being clean and hygienic

Rahul Gandhi misleads his fans on imagined recognition by health ministry for containing Coronavirus in Wayanad. Here are the facts

Wayanad has been kept in red zone by the union health ministry, and has not recognised the district as Rahul Gandhi claimed

‘Journalist’ Vinod Kapri gets called out by Agra District Magistrate for his brazen lies on the unavailability of protective gears for doctors

Agra District Magistrate debunks lies that doctors treating coronavirus are forced to wear polythene bags to cover their faces

Fact-check: Are restaurants and hotels remaining shut till October 15 amidst coronavirus lockdown

A message has gone viral on social media which claims that Tourism Ministry has announced closure of all hotels and restaurants till October 15

Assorted fake news peddlers come together to spread lies that woman drowned her five children in river ‘due to lockdown’

While the country has come together to fight Chinese coronavirus, a certain section of propagandists are rooting for the government's efforts to fail.

Fact Check: Alt News Co-founder Mohammed Zubair deliberately misrepresents gathering for relief work as a ‘religious gathering’ of Jain monks

The 'religious ceremony' which Mr Zubair claims was in fact a meeting presided over by the Jain monks to provide food to the needy and destitute in Surat during lockdown

Propagandists equate ISKCON in UK to Tablighi Jamaat in India after ISKCON devotees get infected by Coronavirus: Here’s why they are wrong

Unlike Tablighi Jamaat in India, ISKCON in UK was not in violation of any government guidelines or order to arrest the spread of Coronavirus

Viral message on WhatsApp claiming Maulana Saad of Tablighi Jamaat donated to Rs 1 crore to PM’s Relief fund is fake, here is how

An image of Irish newspaper News Letter was used to create the fake news claiming Maulana Saad donated 1 crore to govt of India

Old video of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi goes viral on social media falsely claiming they defied lockdown rules

The video was shot in December 2019 during CAA protests when Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi were stopped in Meerut.

145 Hindus test Coronavirus positive after visiting​ Vaishno Devi: Islamist Ali Sohrab, who was once arrested, spreads fake news again

Fake news peddler Ali Sohrab was in November last year arrested by UP Police over his provocative tweets on Supreme Court judgement of Ram Janmabhoomi verdict

Latest News

25 lakh migrant workers returned to state so far amidst Coronavirus pandemic: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

The Yogi Adityanath govt has been working relentlessly to provide employment and various other facilities to the migrant workers who have returned to the state amidst the nationwide lockdown

UP: Police books over two dozen people for gathering in large groups to offer Eid namaz in a Muzaffarnagar Mosque

Defying administration's repeated appeals, a raft of Muslims congregated at the mosque in Kajian colony in Muzaffarnagar to offer prayers on the occasion of Eid-al-Fitr

Styrene gas tragedy: LG Polymers was warned over toxic styrene levels, green ministry red flags delay by Andhra govt: Report

A major chemical leak from the LG Polymers plant near Visakhapatnam impacted villages in a five-km radius

Coronavirus outbreak: Congress demands a fresh Union Budget, claims the pandemic demands increased spending by the centre

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram in his column has argued that the present scenario has rendered the Union Budget declared in February irrelevant

England: Pakistani arrested for vandalising Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara, note on Kashmir posted in the Gurdwara recovered

In the attack which took place on May 25 morning at Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara in Derby, England, the unidentified man had broken the Gurudwara's windows

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Mumbai Police issues prohibitory order, to take action against messages on social media: Here is how it curbs criticism against Uddhav Govt

For MLA Aaditya Thackeray too, the most worrying aspect of the pandemic in Maharashtra is the ‘hate on social media'

Paatal Lok morphed image of Yogi, other leaders to show corrupt character in the story: BJP MLA files complaint against Anushka Sharma

Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma is yet to respond to the allegations meted out against her web series Paatal Lok

Delhi: Tanker operators say AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal collected bribes up to Rs 60 lakhs a month

The accusations of graft against AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal came to light after a water tanker owner, Dr Rajendra Singh, committed suicide alleging harassment for payment from the AAP MLA and his aide Kapil Nagar

Fact-check: Did South African Church pastor make congregants drink Dettol to ‘cure coronavirus’

Prophet Rufus Phala of AK Spiritual Christian Church has a history of making his followers drink disinfectants such as Dettol

Here is the truth about the fake TIME magazine cover page shared by Ravish Kumar and subsequently deleted

His legendary capacity to peddle fake news was once again exposed when Ravish Kumar shared a fake TIME magazine cover in a bid to malign PM Modi.

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