It has been long rumored that the Indian National football team was compelled to play barefoot in the 1948 Olympics due to the pathetic financial conditions of the nation just free from the British Raj. The rumour has resurfaced on social media now claiming that the Nehru government was negligent in buying them the proper equipment while the prime minister ...Read More »
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Kerala politics witnessed an intense storm recently when BJP leader KP Sasikala (teacher) was arrested during her journey to Sabarimala. After a day-long hartal, Sasikala obtained bail, and she successfully reached Sannidhanam with her grandchildren and relatives. As per Sabarimala tradition, women between the age of 10 to 50 are barred inside the temple, though this unwritten rule was recently ...Read More »
As tensions in Sabarimala are reaching new heights, a group of social media users has now claimed that the Kerala police along with the help of fire service personnel is trying to obstruct the path of pilgrims by flooding Sannidhanam, the pathway to reach the Sanctum Sanctorum along with other temple premises. Several pictures that show police and fire force ...Read More »
Prakash Raj, one of the open criticizers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and RSS has been facing immense hate campaigns on social media platforms for the past couple of years. Now, a post is spreading like wildfire on Facebook and Twitter which claims that the actor’s actual name is ‘Prakash Albert Raj’. Some other social media users allege that his ...Read More »
Amid ongoing rehabilitation woes after sudden Kerala floods, many volunteers and army jawans are in the forefront to save the victims from agony but fake news and fake claims have overtaken them, thanks to social media messages. See the image widely circulated on Facebook below: Posted by Srikumar Sridhar who has used this image with a caption on Facebook claiming ...Read More »
Pakistan has published 20 so-called commemorative stamps under caption ‘Atrocities in Indian-occupied Kashmir’, including a fake stamp that uses the photo of Kashmiri Pandits’ protest photo in Delhi that has nothing to do with the alleged atrocities. In a letter addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, a Kashmiri Pandit group called ‘Roots in Kashmir’ (RIK) claimed that one ...Read More »