Author Archives: Gayathri Soora

Fact-check: Rajiv Gandhi was not PM when he was killed

The Congress Party has made a video on the occasion of its leader and mentor Sonia Gandhi’s birthday on December 9. It was widely shared on Facebook by the party’s Social media head Divya Spandana or Ramya, as she is popularly known among Kannadigas. See the video here: The video claims several sacrifices made by Congress leaders and mentions Indira ...

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Pakistani singer Atif Aslam singing at Salman Khan’s Kashipur event? Fact check

A concert organisers of Salman Khan’s show scheduled for Sunday evening in Uttarakhand claimed that Pakistani singer Atif Aslam would also be one of the participants. Salman Khan’s non-profit organisation ‘Being Human’ is well-known but the scheduled event to be held at Ramleela Grounds in Kashipur, Uttarakhand has presented Pakistani singer Atif Aslam as one of the singers at the show ...

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Rahul Gandhi saluting with left hand? Flipped fake photo goes viral

The attack on Congress President Rahul Gandhi by rivals is visible from the following photograph, which at the very first glance creates resentment for a reader. This photo was not a real one, but flipped, hence showing the right as left hand. Being circulated by YogiSena Gkp on Facebook, this image was photo-shopped to send out a wrong notion about ...

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Akshay Kumar image to rescue Hinduism? Fake images spread on Facebook

Desperation ahead of polls is natural but here’s a new way of interpreting history while seeking votes. Strange interpretations in these images being put out on different platforms of social media tend to misinform people. The following image was put out by @BJPalindia that has vowed to reinvent strategy to save Narendra Modi from Rahul Gandhi. It says that the Nehru ...

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