POLITICS

No, Saayoni Ghosh was not running away from party workers in campaign; Fact Check

As the West Bengal Assembly election campaign is going on, some videos on social media appeared with claims that Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Saayoni Ghosh was allegedly “harassed by her own party members” in Asansol and that she was forced to run. Several media outlets such as Opindia published news claiming the same on 22 March, with a headline: “Bengal: ...

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Fact Check: Morphed image showing PM Modi bowing to Gautam Adani’s wife goes viral, here’s the truth

A photo showing PM Narendra Modi bowing to allegedly a woman identified as Priti Adani, wife of Gautam Adani, chairperson of Adani Group is making rounds. The caption read in Hindi: “देश की बागडोर एक नई जमात ने संभाली है. (A new group has taken over the reins of the country). The image is being shared on social media platforms ...

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2011 video resurfaces claiming Gadkari was criticising PM over Andolanjivi remark in Lok Sabha; Fact Check

A viral clip of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari criticising prime minister is being shared with a claim that Gadkari critised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for calling protesters ‘Andolanjivi’. ‘Andolanjivi’ described by the prime minister to sarcastically describe a person who jumps from one protest to another, in his speech in Lok Sabha on February 10, 2021, talking about the ongoing ...

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