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Andhra’s Tirumala temple devotees manhandled by Christian police? Fact check

A video showing Andhra Pradesh police beating devotees at the famous Tirumala temple in Tirupati has gone viral on Twitter and Facebook. The video, shared on Facebook, reached more than 10,000 and it was put out by a Facebook page of ‘Resurging Dharma’ with the claim that “Non #Hindu security personal manhandling Hindu devotees at #Tirumala, Save Tirumala. remove all ...

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Did PM appeal not to buy Chinese crackers this Diwali? Fact check

Apt for its timing, a letter claimed to have been written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is doing the rounds on social media urging citizens to buy only Made in India crackers for this Diwali. See the message below that has been widely shared on Twitter and Facebook: The text in image has no alignment, line space raising doubts if ...

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BJP MP Vijay Goel uses wrong image on Art 370

Amid a hyped spirit over the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, Bharatiya Janata Party Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel from Delhi has gone a step ahead to put up a poster claiming it to be of a Kashmiri woman in support of it, just in front of his official residence. Later, he tweeted on August 8, taking an ...

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Mythical bird Jatayu mentioned in Ramayan spotted in Kerala? Fact check

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A video of a bird has been shared on Twitter and Facebook claiming that the bird was the revered mythological figure called Jatayu, and it was spotted at chadayamangalam, Kerala. In Ramayana, Jatayu (bird) tries to stop and fight Ravan who’s abducted Sita and taking her on his aeroplane to lanks. Rvana chops one of his wings and the fallen ...

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Is this ‘golden boy’ grandson of MK Stalin? Fact check

Recently, an image of a boy wearing golden jewellery around his neck and hands, is being shared on Facebook. The caption claimed that he was Tamil politician AIADMK chief MK Stalin’s grandson. Posted by Facebook user Tushar Natrajan, the image of the young man showing off flashy gold chains and other ornaments on Facebook page called ‘New India’. It has ...

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RMVM school fake video goes viral again, fact check

गुजरात के वलसाड के RM VM school Ka अध्यापक बच्चो की किस अंदाज में पिटाई करते हुए। pic.twitter.com/L9uRpwt7XE — Virendra bajad (@VirendraBajad) May 15, 2019 See the disturbing video above that has been going viral with the caption that reads:”आप के whatsapp पे जितने भी नंबर एवं ग्रुप हैं एक भी छूटने नही चाहिए, ये वीडियो सबको भेजिए ये वलसाड ...

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Amit Shah asking LK Advani to leave the stage? Fact check

A video showing BJP president Amit Shah directing senior BJP leader LK Advani togo somewhere has gone viral on social media. The caption said, “Open insult to Advaniji”. It further read:”Height of arrogance as Amit Shah directs party veteran leader Advaniji to go off the stage, thus insulting the person who made the party stand on its own.” The video ...

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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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