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Yearly Archives: 2020

Anti-Farmers’ Protest Pamphlets Distributed By RSS Person Were Not Related To Khalistan, Misleading Claims Shared

In view of the ongoing farmers’ protest at various Delhi borders, social media users have shared a video claiming that an RSS member has...

Unrelated 2019 Image Manipulated With CNN Logo To Spark Fear Around COVID-19 Vaccines

The latest on fake news surrounding COVID-19 vaccines includes online users sharing an image with a claim which reads, “hospitals on lockdown as first...

CHI Memorial Nurse Did Not Die After Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine, Video Lacks Context

As news about COVID-19 vaccines make headlines worldwide, misleading and false claims around vaccines are shared widely on social media platforms.  Recently, a claim that...

Misinformation In India: A Reflection Of The Society

Coronavirus-related claims dominated the news cycle in March, around the time PM Narendra Modi announced India's first lockdown.

BJP Punjab Uses Anti-Farm Bill Protestor’s Photograph In A Pro-Farm Bill Social Media Poster

On 21 December, BJP Punjab tweeted a photograph of a man in a pro-post about the new agricultural farm bills introduced by the central...

Fake Image Of COVID-19 ‘Vaporizer’ Vaccine Goes Viral With Pfizer’s Logo And ‘Made in China’ Tag

Days after Pfizer rolled out its injectable COVID-19 vaccine, several Twitter users shared a claim suggesting that the pharma company issued a ‘vape vaccine’....

Old Image Of Russian Soldiers Covered In Snow Falsely Attributed To Indian Soldiers At Siachen

Twitter users shared an image of soldiers covered in snow attributing it to Indian soldiers at the Siachen Glacier with temperature at -50 degrees...

Did a Gujarati daily call Narendra Modi ‘biggest liar in world’?

Several social media users shared a newspaper clipping claiming that a Gujarati daily has called Narendra Modi ‘the biggest liar in the world.’ https://twitter.com/ShilpiSinghINC/status/1338506702883180548 Shilpi Singh,...

Unrelated Photograph passed off as PM Modi and Jasodaben’s wedding picture

Journalist Swati Chaturvedi shared a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others claiming it to be of his marriage. Swati wrote, “Does this...

‘The Wire’ And ‘Indian Express’ Did Not Spread Fake News In False ‘Love Jihad Case’ In Kushinagar

Uttar Pradesh has passed an ordinance against unlawful conversions, popularly known as 'Love Jihad' - a term coined by the right-wing and its affiliates,...

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