Monday, July 15, 2024
Monday, July 15, 2024

Weekly Wrap: Misinformation Around Ambani Wedding, Mumbai Rains And More

From the festivities around Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s wedding to the heavy rainfall across Mumbai, social media was flooded with false claims in...

NEWS

Old Video From Mathura Shared As Recent Stampede In Hathras

Several social media users, including verified handles, shared a forty-three-second-long-footage...

Hathras Stampede: Old Video Falsely Linked To The Recent UP Tragedy

At least 121 people were dead after a stampede broke out at a religious congregation in Hathras...

POLITICS

‘Go Back Rahul Gandhi’ Protest In Manipur? No, Old Video From...

A video of protesters raising slogans against Rahul Gandhi as the Congress leader...

Excerpts Of LOP Rahul Gandhi’s Speech Shared In Wrong Context

A video of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, the LoP in the newly elected Lok Sabha, purportedly saying...

VIRAL

Weekly Wrap: Misinformation Around Ambani Wedding, Mumbai Rains And More

From the festivities around Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s wedding to the heavy rainfall across Mumbai, social media was flooded with false claims in...

Keir Starmer Started His Innings As UK Prime Minister With Temple Visit? No, Video...

A video showing the newly elected UK Prime Minister, Keir Starmer visiting a Hindu temple...

Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant Wedding: AI-Generated Image Of Justin Bieber Playing The Harmonium During Festivities...

Claim Pop star Justin Bieber wearing traditional Indian clothes and playing the harmonium at Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s sangeet ceremony. The archived version of the...

RELIGION

Excerpts Of LOP Rahul Gandhi’s Speech Shared In Wrong Context

A video of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, the LoP in the newly elected Lok Sabha, purportedly saying...

Social Media Post By Parody Account Of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Shared As Authentic

A screengrab of a purported X post by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC)...

Viral Video Showing Eid Celebrations In West Bengal Is Actually From Bangladesh

A video of cattle carcasses lying on a pathway covered with what appears to be blood...

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

Did PM Modi Say One Of Guru Gobind Singh’s ‘Panch Pyare’...

A video from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent address in Patiala has gone viral on social media...

PM Narendra Modi Cites Manmohan Singh’s 2006 Speech In Jibe At...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sharp criticism of the Congress during an election rally in Rajasthan ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections has ignited...

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 Ambani Wedding, Mumbai Rains And More

From the festivities around Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s wedding to the heavy rainfall across Mumbai, social media was flooded with false claims in...

Keir Starmer Started His Innings As UK Prime Minister With Temple Visit? No, Video Viral With False Claim

A video showing the newly elected UK Prime Minister, Keir Starmer visiting a Hindu temple...

Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant Wedding: AI-Generated Image Of Justin Bieber Playing The Harmonium During Festivities Goes Viral

Claim Pop star Justin Bieber wearing traditional Indian clothes and playing the harmonium at Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s sangeet ceremony. The archived version of the...

Amid Heavy Rainfall In Mumbai, Old Video Revived As Recent

Amid heavy rainfall in Mumbai, severe waterlogging and disruption....

Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant Wedding: Old Video Of Virat Kohli And Anushka Sharma At London Shared As Recent

Claim Indian cricketer Virat Kohli and his wife, actor-producer Anushka Sharma, visit the ISKCON temple in London, even as many cricketers are busy with the...

Viral Video Of A Cow-Faced Seal Is Actually AI-Generated

Multiple social media users shared a video claiming to show a cow-faced seal...