Sunday, April 21, 2024
Sunday, April 21, 2024

Weekly Wrap: Misinformation Around Lok Sabha Polls, Ram Navami, Aamir Khan’s Deepfake & More

The Lok Sabha Elections kick started this week with the first phase of polling on Friday. The social media platforms were abuzz with political...

NEWS

Viral Video Of Aamir Khan Endorsing Congress Is Manipulated Using AI

In the original video, Aamir Khan is neither heard appealing to vote for Congress nor does he talk about 'Nyay'.

The Video Of BJP’s Dinesh Lal Yadav Discussing Population Growth And...

BJP's National IT Department head Amit Malviya and BJP leader Tajinder Bagga took their X handles and claimed that the viral clip was Fake.

POLITICS

Burqa-Clad Women Caught For Fake Voting In 2024 Lok Sabha Polls?...

Claim Burqa-clad women arrested for fake voting during polling for Lok Sabha elections. Such posts can be seen here and here. Also Read: Lok Sabha Elections...

Fake Images In The Name Of “Axis My India’s Opinion Poll”...

The viral data suggests that the BJP and NDA might not secure an outright majority in the Lok Sabha polls.

VIRAL

Burqa-Clad Women Caught For Fake Voting In 2024 Lok Sabha Polls? Here’s The Truth...

Claim Burqa-clad women arrested for fake voting during polling for Lok Sabha elections. Such posts can be seen here and here. Also Read: Lok Sabha Elections...

Did Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde Eat Mutton On Ram Navami? Video Viral With False...

Claim Maharashtra chief minister and BJP ally Eknath Shinde seen consuming mutton on Ram Navami. The archived version of the tweet can be seen here. We...

Shoe Attack On BJP MLA In Hamirpur? No, 2018 Video Shared With False Claim

ClaimShoe attack on a BJP MLA in Hamirpur.Fact2018 video of an attack on an employee union leader. A video showing a woman attacking a man...

RELIGION

Does The Viral Video Show A Muslim Man In Kerala Bathing In Milk For Distribution To Hindus? No, Video Is From Turkey

Does The Viral Video Show A Muslim Man In Kerala Bathing In Milk For...

Claim A Muslim Man in Kerala is bathing in milk to make it ‘halal’ before distributing it to hindus.  A video has gone viral on...
Did Kerala Government Publish A Textbook With ‘Communal’ Content? Viral Claim Is False

Did Kerala Government Publish A Textbook With ‘Communal’ Content? Viral Claim Is False

Claim: The Kerala government has published a textbook with objectionable and communal content.Fact: The controversial content was published by Chain of Peace International...
SBI Started Sharia Compliant Deposits Specifically in Kerala’s Muslim Dominated Malappuram? No, Misleading Claim Shared With Communal Colour

SBI Started Sharia Compliant Deposits Specifically in Kerala’s Muslim Dominated Malappuram? No, Misleading Claim...

Claim: Malappuram SBI accepts deposits under Sharia law.Fact: Shariah Compliant Mutual Funds have been implemented nationwide. Several social media users are claiming that the...

Fact Check

Science & Technology

‘Warning’ Message Asking People To Switch Off Phone And Keep Them Away From The Body For Protection From Cosmic Rays is FAKE

The viral message recommending people to turn off their phones for protection against cosmic rays is false.

Debunking the Seismic Waves Card: Can It Really Hack Your Phone in Seconds? 

Claim: File called Seismic Waves CARD, allegedly circulated as photos of Morocco earthquake, will hack your phone in 10 secondsFact: The viral claim regarding...

What’s HAARP & Is It Responsible For The Turkey Earthquake? Here’s A Fact Check

Over  46,000 people have been killed and thousands have been left injured after a devastating earthquake measuring 7.8 in the Richter scale struck Turkey...

COVID-19 Vaccine

DAILY READS

Congress Manifesto For 2024 Lok Sabha Polls Uses Photo Of New...

The Congress on April 5, 2024, announced its manifesto, “Nyay Patra”, for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Focussing on the five ‘pillars of justice’,...

Andhra Govt Mortgaged Secretariat Building To HDFC Bank For ₹370 Crore?...

Ahead of the state polls, an article by Telugu daily Andhra Jyothy has created a political uproar in Andhra Pradesh. In a report, the...

Coronavirus

No special directions regarding Christmas and New year's eve celebrations have been announced by the government yet, but keeping in view the latest trend of Covid-19, the Union government has released SOPs for the state and the public to adhere to

India Makes Testing Mandatory For Travellers From Countries Seeing Covid Spike:...

The rising Covid-19 cases across the globe has prompted concerns in India too, with central health minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday making the RT-PCR...

Viral WhatsApp Forward On XBB Variant Has No Basis In Facts

The spurt in Covid-19 in neighbouring China, Japan, and the US has also led to a rise on Covid-19 misinformation.  The latest is a viral...

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Weekly Wrap: Misinformation Around Lok Sabha Polls, Ram Navami, Aamir Khan’s Deepfake & More

The Lok Sabha Elections kick started this week with the first phase of polling on Friday. The social media platforms were abuzz with political...

Burqa-Clad Women Caught For Fake Voting In 2024 Lok Sabha Polls? Here’s The Truth Behind Viral Video

Claim Burqa-clad women arrested for fake voting during polling for Lok Sabha elections. Such posts can be seen here and here. Also Read: Lok Sabha Elections...

Fake Images In The Name Of “Axis My India’s Opinion Poll” Goes Viral On Social Media

The viral data suggests that the BJP and NDA might not secure an outright majority in the Lok Sabha polls.

Did Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde Eat Mutton On Ram Navami? Video Viral With False Claim

Claim Maharashtra chief minister and BJP ally Eknath Shinde seen consuming mutton on Ram Navami. The archived version of the tweet can be seen here. We...

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Video Of Man Greeting BJP Leader With Garland Of Shoes Is Old

ClaimMan greeting BJP leader with garland of shoes during campaigning.Fact2018 video from Madhya Pradesh has been shared out of context. A video showing an elderly...

Ranchi Police’s Drone Surveillance Video Ahead Of Ram Navami Goes Viral With Communal Spin

ClaimRanchi Police’s drone surveillance on route for Ram Navami procession showed Muslim houses had stocked up stones on their rooftops to attack Hindus during...