GENERAL

Has the ICMR issued a new COVID-19 advisory? Fact Check 

A 21 point advisory allegedly issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is going viral on social media. The advisory has been shared numerous times. The list of pointers includes dos and dont’s regarding travel, ordering food, hygiene etiquettes, etc. Out of the 21 points, some of them include – Do not eat outside food for 1 year ...

Read More »

Have the Armed Forces opened 1,000-bed COVID Centre near Mumbai Airport? Fact Check

A viral WhatsApp forward claims that the armed forces have started a COVID care centre near Mumbai Airport. The message claims that the “1000-bedded Covid Care Hospital is very close to Domestic Airport Terminal 1, Santacruz” in Mumbai. The centre will be manned “by critical care specialists, pulmonologists, doctors and nursing officers of the Indian Armed Forces.” The address is ...

Read More »

Fact Check: Was journalist Pragya Mishra murdered in broad daylight?

A gruesome image of a wounded woman sprawled on a road is going viral. The image shows the woman lying on the road with blood around her stomach and people have gathered around her body. The image has been going viral on social media with many netizens claiming that the image is of journalist Pragya Mishra. In one of the ...

Read More »

Is Govt. providing 3-month data recharge plan for free to 100 million users? Fact Check

According to a widely forwarded WhatsApp message, the Indian government is allegedly giving three-month data packs for free to 100 million users. The forwarded message is in Hindi. DigitEye India team also received the message for fact checking. The message reads “भारत सरकार द्वारा online पढ़ाई के लिए 100 Million यूजर्स को 3 महीने वाला Recharge Plan फ्री में देने ...

Read More »

Did a police officer shoot a couple in broad daylight? Fact Check

An alleged video of a police officer shooting a couple in daylight is going viral on social media. The video has been shared multiple times on all social media platforms. Digiteye India team also received the video for fact-checking on its WhatsApp helpline number. The video shows a young man arguing with a police officer. Matters escalate and the officer ...

Read More »