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Telangana Poll: Congress manifesto in Telugu divides media, who’s right?

First, the saga over a Muslim-centric manifesto by Congress Party surfaced when Times Now reporter Paul Oomen has claimed to have obtained a draft version of it, which had at least 7 Minority schemes with special emphasis on promises made to Muslims. See the picture below with marked ones. In fact, the version he shared with Quint in Telugu was ...

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Did people worship tarred roads in Tripura barefoot? What is the truth?

A photograph featuring a tarred road where people stand barefoot as if they enter a temple is now the hottest debating point among political buffs in India. The image was shared widely by right-wing supporters, and they claimed that it is Narendra Modi’s governance which actually has brought a positive change in India. Some Modi supporters even went ahead and ...

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Will women face genetic mutation if they enter Sabarimala? Fact check

Following the historical verdict by the Supreme Court regarding the women entry in Sabarimala, Subramanian Swamy, a top brass BJP leader claimed that women will suffer genetic mutation if they enter Sannidhanam. Subramanian Swamy’s series of tweets soon went viral on online platforms, and many people claimed that the BJP leader is also proclaiming the ancient notion that menstrual blood ...

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Did Yogi Adityanath say Nizam fled Hyderabad in 1948?

Telangana is not Uttar Pradesh and people of Telangana are not fools to believe that they are still under the rule of the Nizam. But UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, unaware of Telangana’s history, told a rally that the erstwhile ruler fled in the wake of India taking over the Nizam state. On Sunday, speaking at an election campaign in ...

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Kerala MLA PC George says Jainism oldest religion, what is the truth?

PC George, the Janapaksham MLA in Kerala, often known for his strong rhetoric and outspoken attitude recently said that Jainism is the oldest religion. In a recent debate programme aired on ‘Janam TV’, PC George claimed that Jainism founded by Lord Mahavira is older than Buddhism, and he added that Hinduism more of a culture than a religion which originated ...

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BJP not top advertiser but top brand in TV ads

Quoting a BARC report, major news publishers including the Economic Times had published that BJP is the top TV advertiser. But the truth is, as per the BARC list for top 10 brands, BJP is on top of the list with 22,099 insertions, just behind the tenth top advertiser Marico Ltd. that had put out 22,195 insertions. If BJP had put ...

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Fact Check: Not FMCG firm but BJP is top advertiser on TV?

Not Colgate or Santoor soap, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has emerged as the number one advertiser on television, according to the audience research firm BARC’s top 10 advertisers for the week 46 (November 10-16, 2018), indicating that BJP is spending big on television medium, which has the highest reach in terms of publicity. This is also the first ...

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