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PM’s mother Hiraben showing anti-Modi message? Fact Check

Thank you Hiraben Modi@kunalkamra88#AyegaTohModiHi😂😂😂……kaise ?#MyVoteforCongress #GujaratElections2019 pic.twitter.com/Bd0dkHR9Wb — Mere Achhe Din Ayenge (@VotHardVotHard) April 23, 2019   Amid elections to the Lok Sabha, here’s a political message used with PM Narendra Modi’s mother holding a paper that read “Don’t vote for Modi”. The message with the image shows “Thank you Hiraben Modi”. Hiraben is Modi’s mother. At the very look, ...

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Video claims woman thrashing BJP MLA in Himachal Pradesh? Fact check

A viral video posted on a Facebook page is going viral this month coinciding with the Lok Sabha elections. It shows a woman thrashing a leader with her slipper in Himachal Pradesh. The 32-second long video shows two women walking to the leader at a Himachal Parivahan Mazdoor Sangh meeting with flowers. One of them suddenly takes out her slipper ...

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Is Yogendra Yadav’s original name Salim? Fact check

Yogendra Yadav

BJP IT cell chief Amit Malviya recently tweeted inserting a video that claims Yogendra Yadav of Swaraj India party was named Salim originally and sought votes using the name. He claimed, “I usually don’t carry TV debates to social media but making an exception to expose Yogendra Yadav’s Janus face.” Here’s the video shared by Malaviya in which Yadav was ...

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Did Google CEO Sundar Pichai cast his vote today? Fact Check

With Indian elections entering the second phase of voting on Thursday, April 18, 2019, a tweet was going viral coinciding with the voting taking place in Tamil Nadu, which is home to Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Google CEO sundar pichai caste his vote #Sarkar #OruViralPuratchi — SARKAR ASHOK (@ashok_nanban) April 18, 2019 It was tweeted by one Sarkar Ashok under ...

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Debunked Lingayat fake letter to Sonia Gandhi resurfaces in Karnataka

In Karnataka, fake religious letters have become common before every elections and one such letter debunked last year by fact checkers has again popped up blaming Congress leader Sonia Gandhi. The letter allegedly written by Karnataka Congress leader MB Patil to Sonia Gandhi way back in July 2017 has made it to Twitter this year by the Karnataka unit of ...

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PM Modi touching Sonia Gandhi’s feet? Fake image going viral

अपने बेटे से कहो 72 हजार और 22 लाख नौकरी के बारे में ना बोले नहीं तो मेरा क्या होगा गुजरात जाना पड़ेगा वहां की जनता भी अब जुमले में नहीं फसती 😀😀 pic.twitter.com/R5E6t0W2Wk — neha kumari { चौकीदार चोर है } (@SheikhMdTajUdd1) April 3, 2019 See the above image that is widely shared and being circulated in social media ...

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Congress photo on Rahul Gandhi rally in Nagpur: Fact check

The Twitter handle of Indian Youth Congress has shared four images of Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s rally held in Nagpur on April 4, 2019 showing huge crowds as audience to his meeting. The Twitter images with had a caption that read: “The enormous wave of love and support for Congress President Shri @RahulGandhi from every corner of India is testament ...

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Kerala IUML flags mistaken for Pakistani flags? Fact check

Muslim League flags all over Wayanad. 2)Dilution of AFSPA promised in Kashmir, to please jihadis and kill our jawans. 3)Seditions act being removed to help traitors. *Tukde tukde scums * Their agenda seems to be to weaken India. Rahul Gandhi for you!! #2019LokSabhaElections pic.twitter.com/86BZuCh66j — Koena Mitra (@koenamitra) April 4, 2019 On the eve of Rahul Gandhi’s rally in Wayanad ...

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Jignesh, JNU brigade assaulted in Begusarai? Fact check

In Begusarai Lok Sabha constituency of Bihar, former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar is contesting from the Communist Party of India (CPI) ticket and many former JNU students and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani too were campaigning aggressively. However, the local caste politics have started surfacing and claimed that Mevani and his JNU brigade was assaulted by local people while campaigning in ...

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