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Fake Image attributing a quote to Indira Gandhi making rounds

After the recent controversy over the unveiling of the world’s tallest statue for Sardar Vallabhai Patel at Rs.3,000 crore on the occasion of his birth anniversary that also coincided with the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. While tributes to Indira Gandhi were all over the media, here’s one message that popped up from the usual suspects whom ...

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Did Kapil Sibal ever say he won’t allow Ram Mandir in his lifetime?

The issue of Ram mandir has again taken centre-stage in Indian politics and fake news attributed to secular parties are making rounds. One such quote over the latest controversy on Ram Mandir was attributed by a right wing group to Congress leader Kapil Sibal, as if he was saying, “I will not allow building Ram Mandir in my life span.” ...

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Congress leader uses AP ambulances’ photo to ridicule UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh was under social media wrath when he tweeted a picture of old or discarded ambulances from Andhra Pradesh, to be precise, in Vijayawada and criticised Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath saying that they were lying unused in UP due to his policies. A Google Reverse Image search shows that the picture was actually published in ...

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Kerala Floods: Fake BJP donation claim confuses people

Amid ongoing rehabilitation woes after sudden Kerala floods, many volunteers and army jawans are in the forefront to save the victims from agony but fake news and fake claims have overtaken them, thanks to social media messages. See the image widely circulated on Facebook below: Posted by Srikumar Sridhar who has used this image with a caption on Facebook claiming ...

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Akshay Kumar image to rescue Hinduism? Fake images spread on Facebook

Desperation ahead of polls is natural but here’s a new way of interpreting history while seeking votes. Strange interpretations in these images being put out on different platforms of social media tend to misinform people. The following image was put out by @BJPalindia that has vowed to reinvent strategy to save Narendra Modi from Rahul Gandhi. It says that the Nehru ...

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Pakistan issues Kashmir stamps, using fake image of Pandits’ protest

Pakistan has published 20 so-called commemorative stamps under caption ‘Atrocities in Indian-occupied Kashmir’, including a fake stamp that uses the photo of Kashmiri Pandits’ protest photo in Delhi that has nothing to do with the alleged atrocities. In a letter addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, a Kashmiri Pandit group called ‘Roots in Kashmir’ (RIK) claimed that one ...

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