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Has the govt increased interest rate on Kisan Credit Card loan from 7% to 12%

The Press Information Bureau has 'fact-checked' the claims made by some media portals that interest on Kisan Credit Card loan has been increased.

Priyanka Gandhi had to remove a Facebook post spreading misinformation, but here’s how she can continue lying like her brother

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was forced to back-pedal on her attempt to fearmonger after Facebook flagged her tweet as "misleading" content.

Fact Check: Has the government sold the Indian Railways to Adani Group as alleged in a viral video? Read the truth here

Congress leader Hardik Patel had shared the misleading claims on Twitter. General Secretary Priyanka Vadra had shared the fake claims further.

Will UPI transaction be more expensive in 2021? Here are the facts

In a report, Amar Ujala had claimed that UPI transaction will get expensive from January 1 as the Union government has decided to charge more.

Union govt announces level playing field for digital media including PIB accreditation and other benefits, issues clarification on FDI policy in the sector

Personnel working in digital media outlets will be eligible for PIB accreditation, health benefits, concessional rail fare etc

Union govt says Business Standard report claiming retrenched workers will have to return reskilling fund if not reskilled is fake, rules not yet framed

Business Standard spreads fake news on Reskilling fund for retrenched workers as per Industrial Relations Code 2020

Fact-check: Is government giving free internet to students for online classes during coronavirus lockdown

A message has been circulating over the messaging apps and social media platforms that the government has decided to provide 10 GB of free internet to students so that they can attend online classes.

PIB fact-checks Hindustan Times: Report claimed an army soldier died due to injuries sustained in the Galwan clash

PIB debunked the claims made by the Hindustan Times connecting the death of Havaldar Bishan Singh to the injuries he sustained during Galwan stand-off

The Wire’s claims that NCPCR saw 8-fold increase in complaints post-Coronavirus outbreak are false: Read details

The Wire has recently been trying to milk the coronavirus pandemic to cast aspersions on Modi government

Central govt rejects Business Standard report on the merger of CBDT and CBIC, schools the newspaper on journalism

Business Standard had published an article claiming that the central government is mulling over the merger of CBDT and CBIC as a part of its austerity drive to reduce the costs amidst coronavirus pandemic

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Haryana Police confirms that the ‘masked man’ was forced by farmer union leaders to make false allegations against police

While the masked man had said he was tasked by inspector Pradeep to kill farmer leaders, there is no inspector by that name

‘Kisan parade’ in Delhi on Republic Day given green light, claim protesters, Police deny receiving any written submission regarding route: Details

Farmer leaders have claimed that they have received approval to conduct a tractor parade in Delhi on the occasion of Republic Day.

Netizens call out the hypocrisy of Star Wars on ‘bullying’ and ‘racism’ after it comes out in support of liberal actress but ignores bullying...

Despite the vitriolic and racist comments of Krystina Arielle, Star Wars somehow decided to cut her some slack.

The life and times of Vibhor Anand: A clown, fraud or simply deranged? The story of his descent into wild conspiracy theories

Vibhor Anand has spread bizarre conspiracy theories about the death of Sushant Singh Rajput and was arrested for it.

Legendary talk show host Larry King dies in Los Angeles weeks after being hospitalised for Covid-19

Larry King passed away on Saturday at age 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, announced his company Ora Media

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"It is a disorder for a captain to (be as aggressive as Virat Kohli). It might be acceptable for a player to have this aggression (but nor for a captain)," the journalist claimed.

‘I allow you housewives to have extra-marital affair with man of your choice’: Video of Mamata Banerjee’s ‘progressive’ speech goes viral

Mamata Banerjee says she is so "flexible" that she has given permission to housewives to have extra-marital affairs

How Brazil thanked India for sending Coronavirus vaccine doses: Pawan Putra Hanuman

President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has expressed his gratitude towards India and Prime Minister Modi for vaccine exports from our country.

Gujarat Forest Dept to take legal action against Christian Evangelist Paul Dhinakaran over unauthorised use of the department’s logo

Website of Paul Dhinakaran claims of collaborating with the Gujarat Forest Department, a claim junked by the latter

Watch: Taking offence at Jai Shree Ram slogans, Mamata Banerjee walks off stage even as PM Modi and Bengal Governor look on

Mamata Banerjee who was sharing the stage with PM Modi, lamented "being disrespected" because she heard Jai Shree Ram slogans

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