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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,...

Regular Movement Of Indian Army Troops Falsely Linked To Farmers’ Protests In Delhi

Indian social media has witnessed a variety of mis/ disinformation related to the ongoing farmers’ protests in Delhi. Of these claims, some are in...

Videos And Posts On Soldiers Of The Sikh Regiment Refusing To Fight For India Are False

A video on social media platforms alleges that soldiers of the Sikh Regiment in the Indian Army are refusing to fight for the country.  Shared...

2016 Pro-Khalistan Rally Video Falsely Attributed To Ongoing Farmers’ Protest

A video of a pro-Khalistan rally is being shared on social media in association with the ongoing farmers’ protest. Slogans of ‘Khalistan zindabad’ can...

Obama Did Not Tweet About Feeling “Shameful For A Hand Shake” With PM Modi Amid Farmers’ Protest

An image allegedly shared by former US President Barack Obama on his Twitter account shows him shaking hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi....

Old Image From London Shared With Misleading Claims Related To Ongoing Farmers’ Protest

An image of men standing on and disrespecting the Indian tricolour flag is being attributed to the ongoing farmers’ protest on social media platforms....

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

This week Indian social media witnessed a majority of misleading claims related to the ongoing farmers' protests, COVID-19 vaccine, and Rs 2000 currency notes....

RBI Has Not Stopped Supply Of Rs 2000 Currency Notes, False Screenshot Shared On Facebook

A Facebook user shared a screenshot which states that Rs 2000 notes will no longer be available from ATMs and that the Reserve Bank...

Video Of Women Beaten With Sticks In Ahmednagar Shared With Misleading Religious Claims

A video is being shared on Twitter with a claim that women were beaten by goons in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra for playing aarti on loudspeakers....

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