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No, Biden was not shaking his hand in thin air but gesturing; Fact Check

A viral video of US President Joe Biden has gone viral on Twitter and WhatsApp showing him as if about to shake hands with someone. The viral video, showing only 30 seconds of a 40-minute speech by Biden, focuses on his finishing the speech and turning to his right with his hand extended. However, the claim by Washington Free Beacon, ...

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Image shows Air India flight over Ukraine airspace despite war; Fact Check

As flight-tracking website Flightradar is known for showing all the flights around the world avoiding Ukraine airspace due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, a picture showing one aircraft in red and claiming it to be of an Air India flight AI121 as a showcase of India’s power under PM Narendra Modi. Ever since Ukraine was under attack from the Russian ...

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Video ridiculing SP goes viral in UP ahead of elections with wrong claims; Fact Check

Ahead of the elections in Uttar Pradesh. several social media posts have shared a song claiming that it had been “composed by Muslims” to trigger anti-Hindu sentiment among the people. The song could be heard in this 29-second long clip shared on Twitter on November 7. The songhttps://t.co/xwbEGo3Ucd — Memeved (@memeved) December 24, 2021 The lyrics in Hindi translate as: ...

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BJP leaders share poster with Srisailam dam in AP as UP dam; Fact Check

As Uttar Pradesh elections are nearing, several claims have become usual on social media and the latest one is by the Bharatiya Janata Party members in the state. Using the image of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, they showed a poster with an image of a dam to claim that UP’s Bundelkhand region is witnessing infrastructure development under the current ...

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Arvind Kejriwal never said his family roots were in Jan Sangh Parivar; Fact Check

A short video clip is going viral on social media in which AAP chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says:“Our family was of the Jan Sangh Parivar. We are born ‘BJPwallah’. My father was in Jan Sangh. He went to jail during the emergency.” “हमारा जनसंग का परिवार है , पैदाइशी भाजपा वाले है हम” – संघी केजरीवाल @LambaAlkapic.twitter.com/4eu2otSxk2 ...

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