Saturday, February 27, 2021
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Old Whatsapp Hoax Message Starting With “Tomorrow at 6pm” Resurfaces Amid New Policy Update

An old and false Whatsapp forward beginning with “Tomorrow at 6pm” has resurfaced on social media platforms in the past week.  This comes days after...

Claims On Tata’s EVision Electric Car Worth Rs 25 Lakh And Launching in March 2021 Are False

Multiple social media users have claimed that a new Tata Evision electric car worth Rs. 25 lakh will be launched in March 2021. Accompanied...

Pakistan PM Imran Khan Did Not Praise Modi-led Government, Edited Video Shared Without Context

A verified Twitter user shared a video of Pakistan PM Imran Khan with this caption: “You cannot have a more ringing endorsement of @narendramodi...

Claims On Doctors Recommending COVID-19 Vaccine Injections In The Penis Are False

The first week of 2021 continues to witness mis/ disinformation surrounding COVID-19 vaccines.  The Central Drugs and Standards Committee on Sunday approved the restricted emergency...

Video Of Old Man Falling To The Ground At Farmers’ Protest Site Shared With Misleading Claims

Twitter users shared a video claiming that a farmer died at the Singhu border on camera. The video shows an elderly man falling over...

In yet another case of misreporting, several media reports falsely claim charges will be levied on UPI transactions

The Quint, ZEE Business, Jagran and several other media organizations published reports claiming that starting 1 January 2021, UPI transactions will be chargeable.  https://www.thequint.com/coronavirus/faq/new-rules-in-india-from-1-january-2021 https://archive.vn/FrXAU https://english.jagran.com/business/from-mandatory-fastag-to-positive-pay-system-to-additional-fee-on-upi-payments-what-changes-from-jan1-10021727 https://www.livehindustan.com/business/story-10-major-changes-in-new-year-2021-will-affect-your-pocket-3716164.html Fact Check/Verification After...