Author Archives: Arun Nag

Latest TIME magazine cover page doesn’t feature Modi, image morphed; Fact Check

A cover page of TIME magazine featuring PM Narendra Modi’s image with “Delete Fascism” written on it is going viral on social media. It was being shared widely including Hasiba Amin, who claims to be former state president of NSUI (Congress’s student wing) and currently National Convener of Congress. Click the right button. Make the right choice. pic.twitter.com/kjnUSKDsuH — Hasiba ...

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Video shows insult to tricolour abroad but claims it was by Indian farmers; Fact Check

A video showing some people raising the pro-Khalistan slogan is going viral on Twitter. They are seen raising slogans such as ‘Khalistan Zindabad’ and also insulting the Indian flag. See the video: आंदोलन कारी फर्जी किसान😡😡😡 pic.twitter.com/qKV3YwJwD1 — Rahul Singh (@Raahulsingh96) October 4, 2021 The message claims that the farmers agitating in Chhattisgarh tore the Indian flag and raised anti-national ...

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Sri Lankan singer Yohani de Silva appointed cultural ambassador by Indian High Commission? Fact Check

A viral social media message claimed that the popular Sri Lankan singer, Yohani De Silva, has been appointed the cultural ambassador by the Indian High Commission in Colombo. Yohani became popular after the number “Manike Mage Hithe” hit more than 130 million views on YouTube. Yohani has now become the Cultural Ambassador of the two countries 🔥❤️ congratulations❤️🇱🇰 pic.twitter.com/R31dnWrSlb — ...

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Assam Congress leader Amjat Ali arrested for smuggling arms in Apple Box? Fact Check

Some viral images have surfaced on social media showing ammunition in an apple bag with a claim that a Congress leader of Assam was smuggling them and plotting an attack on Hindus in Assam. #कोंग्रेस_आतंकियों_के_साथ☹️ असम का कोंग्रेसी नेता #अमजत_अली सेब की पेटी में हथियार और गोलियों के साथ हिरासत में लिया गया। हिंदुओ से भाईचारा निभाने का प्लान था ...

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Janmashtami celebrated in Kashmir in 2021, first time after 32 years: Fact Check

On August 30, 2021 when the country was celebrating Janmashtami, social media was abuzz with a visual of celebrations at Srinagar’s Lal Chowk in Kashmir. However, several  Hindu organisations and activists tweeted the visual with a claim that after 32 years, the Janmashtami is being celebrated in Srinagar and thanked PM Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. Shri Krishna ...

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