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Weekly Wrap: A Look At The Different Types Of Claims Viral In India

Farmers have been protesting in various Delhi borders for over two months now. Unsurprisingly, related misleading and false claims have been on the rise....

Different Images Of Tractors With Spikes Falsely Shared In Farmers’ Protest Context

India’s Republic Day witnessed violent clashes between the police and protesting farmers in the national capital after a few tractors deviated from designated routes...

Old Image Of Delhi Cop Shared With Misleading Claims Related To Recent Farmers Tractor Rally

An image of a man in casual clothes wearing a bulletproof vest and helmet is being shared with misleading claims after the 26 January...

Old Video Of Mumbai’s Local Train Falsely Shared As Recent Scene From Borivali Station

In wake of the novel coronavirus outbreak in March 2020, Mumbai's local train services shutdown for the first time (in the pandemic) on 23...

WhatsApp Does Not Record Users Calls Or Have A Tick’s System Indicating Government Surveillance

In January 2021, Whatsapp came under massive fire from its users. A parliamentary panel on information technology also questioned the messaging service provider on...

Weekly Wrap: A Look At The Different Political Claims Viral In India

Last week Indian social media witnessed a majority of misleading claims related to the ongoing farmers’ protests and the Kisan tractor parade on Republic...

200 Delhi Police Personnel Have Not Resigned In Support Of The Farmers

In light of the ongoing farmers' protest and aftermath of violence that broke out on Republic Day, social media users have claimed that 200...

Old Image Of Man Putting BJP Flag Shared As Farmers Taking Down Indian National Flag At Protest Site

Social media users shared an image with a caption that reads, “Protesting farmers take off the National Flag and put their own flag at...

BJP’s Graphic Poster Misleads To Show 8 Percent Growth In India’s Economy, 2020 Estimates

On 27 January 2021, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tweeted a caption and poster which showed India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) estimate for 2020...

Hue And Cry Over Netaji Bose’s Photograph Unveiled By President Kovind At Rashtrapati Bhavan

On 25 January 2021, Twitter witnessed a surge in conversations about Netaji Bose’s photograph, making it to one of the trending topics on the...

Nepal’s PM Oli Did Not Refer To PM Modi In His Statement About Entering Politics Before He Was Born

A video with a caption shared on Twitter claims that Nepal’s PM KP Sharma Oli in an interview with Zee News said that when...

Tumkur Health Officials Did Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19, Viral Video Shared With Misleading Claims

Videos claiming to be of two Tumkur health officials “pretending” to get the new COVID-19 vaccine administered have gone viral on Twitter.  The viral video...

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