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BJP MP Vijay Goel uses wrong image on Art 370

Amid a hyped spirit over the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, Bharatiya Janata Party Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel from Delhi has gone a step ahead to put up a poster claiming it to be of a Kashmiri woman in support of it, just in front of his official residence. Later, he tweeted on August 8, taking an ...

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Is this ‘golden boy’ grandson of MK Stalin? Fact check

Recently, an image of a boy wearing golden jewellery around his neck and hands, is being shared on Facebook. The caption claimed that he was Tamil politician AIADMK chief MK Stalin’s grandson. Posted by Facebook user Tushar Natrajan, the image of the young man showing off flashy gold chains and other ornaments on Facebook page called ‘New India’. It has ...

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What’s Rahul Gandhi’s birth time nurse Rajamma’s age? Fact check

Rahul Gandhi recently tweeted the photo of meeting a retired nurse, who said that she was a trainee nurse at Holy Family Hospital in New Delhi where Rahul Gandhi was born, in 1970, amid a controversy in social media questioning his claim for Indian citizenship itself. Nurse Rajamma Vaavathil, who responded during a questioning on Rahul Gandhi’s citizenship, said she ...

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Did Rahul Gandhi win with record majority in Wayanad? Fact check

In the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Congress President Rajiv Gandhi contested from Wayanad in Kerala, though he lost in Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh. Social media was abuzz on the day of results on May 23 with some tweets claiming that the Congress president had won in Kerala with a record 8,54,297 votes, highest of all the 542 constituencies which ...

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Video claims woman thrashing BJP MLA in Himachal Pradesh? Fact check

A viral video posted on a Facebook page is going viral this month coinciding with the Lok Sabha elections. It shows a woman thrashing a leader with her slipper in Himachal Pradesh. The 32-second long video shows two women walking to the leader at a Himachal Parivahan Mazdoor Sangh meeting with flowers. One of them suddenly takes out her slipper ...

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Is Yogendra Yadav’s original name Salim? Fact check

Yogendra Yadav

BJP IT cell chief Amit Malviya recently tweeted inserting a video that claims Yogendra Yadav of Swaraj India party was named Salim originally and sought votes using the name. He claimed, “I usually don’t carry TV debates to social media but making an exception to expose Yogendra Yadav’s Janus face.” Here’s the video shared by Malaviya in which Yadav was ...

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Did Google CEO Sundar Pichai cast his vote today? Fact Check

With Indian elections entering the second phase of voting on Thursday, April 18, 2019, a tweet was going viral coinciding with the voting taking place in Tamil Nadu, which is home to Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Google CEO sundar pichai caste his vote #Sarkar #OruViralPuratchi — SARKAR ASHOK (@ashok_nanban) April 18, 2019 It was tweeted by one Sarkar Ashok under ...

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Debunked Lingayat fake letter to Sonia Gandhi resurfaces in Karnataka

In Karnataka, fake religious letters have become common before every elections and one such letter debunked last year by fact checkers has again popped up blaming Congress leader Sonia Gandhi. The letter allegedly written by Karnataka Congress leader MB Patil to Sonia Gandhi way back in July 2017 has made it to Twitter this year by the Karnataka unit of ...

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