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Priyanka Gandhi UP rally shows Telangana poll picture

Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi has tweeted a collage of photographs on Monday to showcase the rally held by Congress in UP on the eve of Priyanka Gandhi joining active politics as General Secretary of the party, in-charge of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Here’s the tweet put out by the spokesperson: The picture of people, however, does not belong to UP or ...

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Fake Bengali video goes viral, wrongly cited instigating fear

Here’s a video that is widely being circulated among the users on WhatsApp and Facebook, showcasing violent clashes among two Muslim groups. More than the video, the caption warns that not voting for BJP in 2019 elections would put them in a similar situation in the future as shown in the video, an “example of the Islamic terror.” See the ...

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Was Priyanka Gandhi drunk? No, old video tweaked

After her appointment last week as Congress Party general secretary, Priyanka Gandhi has come under the scanner of many right-wing groups who have started spreading misinformation aimed at maligning her. One such attempt was a screengrab taken from this following embedded ANI video that showed her making angry remarks way back in April 2018. It was interpreted as drunk Priyanka ...

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BJP Rajasthan uses Poland highway picture for planned Bikaner highway

When it comes to highways and good roads, BJP state wings allegedly takes any good picture available on the Internet and uses it on their posters to claim good governance without mentioning that they are representational and not real site pictures. Here’s one such picture shared by BJP MP Madan Lal Saini from Rajasthan last week: It was used when ...

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BJP’s 5-Year Challenge faces flak over wrong images

Recently, BJP’s regional heads and state wings have been posting a spree of image-based messages¬†on Twitter and Facebook¬† showcasing their achievements in the last five years under the series “5 Year Challenge”. But unknowingly BJP Chhattisgarh and BJP’s Karnataka Twitter images are misleading or wrong and used to show the positive side of the development. Here is our #5YearChallenge. Western ...

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Fake claims linking Jagan’s sister with Prabhas resurface

Social media has revived the old fakenews which had originally taunted YSR Congress Party leader Jaganmohan Reddy’s sister Sharmila allegedly having ‘links’ with Telugu actor Prabhas. Then confined to Telugu film industry, Prabhas who went on to gain national fame as the lead actor of Bahubali, had denied such rumours in 2014. Here’s an old video of 2014 that has ...

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Sabarimala devotee died of heart attack, says CM but post mortem report differs

Following the entry of Kanakadurga and Bindu, two women under the age of 50 in the Sabarimala shrine, Kerala has been witnessing a riot-like situation with protests, rallies and agitations carried out everywhere in the state. On January 2, 2018, CPI(M) workers pelted stones at an Ayyappa Seva Samithi rally and many people got injured. Chandran Unnithan, a 55-year-old man ...

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Did Naseeruddin Shah ever say ‘India is a dangerous and pathetic country’?

Just a few days after making sensitive comments about Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, acclaimed actor Naseeruddin Shah has once again triggered another controversy for his alleged comments against the living conditions in India. It all began after a news article published in Dainik Bharat claiming that Naseeruddin has called India a “pathetic and dangerous” country to live in. ...

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