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Fake video of woman searching for lost husband on Facebook goes viral

A video that shows a woman, with her infant child pleading the public to search for her lost husband has recently gone viral on social media platforms like Facebook. In the video, the woman says that her husband has left her after making her pregnant, and stories based on this video got published in many online news portals. “I am ...

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Has Bengaluru’s Namma Metro Pillar 155 really got twisted? What’s the truth?

Take a look at this pic pls.. pic.twitter.com/VALwWvziI5 — Harsha BM (@Harshagautam) December 12, 2018 On Thursday, December 13, Bengaluru was choc-a-block with vehicles and many were taken aback at the unusual traffic overflow on the roads. Later, on WhatsApp a message started making rounds that Bengaluru’s Namma Metro Pillar 155 at Trinity circle was damaged and the Metro services had been stopped ...

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Did people worship tarred roads in Tripura barefoot? What is the truth?

A photograph featuring a tarred road where people stand barefoot as if they enter a temple is now the hottest debating point among political buffs in India. The image was shared widely by right-wing supporters, and they claimed that it is Narendra Modi’s governance which actually has brought a positive change in India. Some Modi supporters even went ahead and ...

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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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Is Prakash Raj’s real name Prakash Albert Raj? Fact Check

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 ...

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Did Kapil Sibal ever say he won’t allow Ram Mandir in his lifetime?

The issue of Ram mandir has again taken centre-stage in Indian politics and fake news attributed to secular parties are making rounds. One such quote over the latest controversy on Ram Mandir was attributed by a right wing group to Congress leader Kapil Sibal, as if he was saying, “I will not allow building Ram Mandir in my life span.” ...

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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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