Monthly Archives: October 2019

Will Putin, Modi visit Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu? Fact check

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Ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit, it was reported in Hindustan Times and other websites that he will visit Jallikattu or Bull Race in Tamil Nadu along with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Jallikattu is a part of the Pongal festival where a bull is let loose on a group of people. The crowd then tries to take control ...

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Assam CM Sonowal himself has 6 children? Fact Check

Recently, the Assam government announced that with effect from January 1, 2021, persons with more than two children will not be eligible for government jobs. But an anchor on NDTV stated that the Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal himself has six children. The anchor stated, “The policy will come into effect from January 1, 2021. The interesting bit in this is that ...

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Did this girl write a book on Article 370? Fact Check

Union Minister Jitendra Singh launched a book titled ‘In the Times of Article 370’ written by a girl. Later, he tweeted about the event saying, “In a rare ceremony of its kind, released a book on #Article370 written by Ayanna Kohli, a 14 year Delhi school girl.”  The news was covered by ANI and it wrote a synopsis of the book ...

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Video on IAF Balakot airstrikes broadcast on TV channels ‘promotional’ footage? Fact Check

Indian Air Force conducted Balakot airstrikes in February this year in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack. However, on October 4, the Indian Air Force (IAF) released a promotional video on Balakot airstrike which was broadcast widely on several TV channels and Republic TV played the footage as “IAF’s Balakot proof”. Zee TV followed the suit. बालाकोट में एयर ...

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