POLITICS

Did Rishi Sunak say India needs PM like Manmohan Singh? Fact Check

A graphic made by Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar has gone viral with a claim that the UK’s new Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, praised former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and said India needs a PM like him to steer the economy. UK PM RISHI SUNAK PRAISING DR. MANMOHAN SINGH 👇 pic.twitter.com/AwS0hiNj6r — Kris Nair (@KrisNair1) October 28, 2022 He was ...

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Old video clipped to show Rahul Gandhi in bad light; Fact Check

Rahul Gandhi

Amid the ongoing Padayatra of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, a video clip is doing rounds on social media showing him talk about petrol and boosting the India economy. The caption in Hindi read:”मुझे तो राहुल गांधी के भाषण का इसलिए इंतजार रहता है क्यूँकि जब भी बंदा बोलता है, कच्चा मसाला मिलता है पोस्ट करने को.. ‘अब पेट्रोल से ट्रैक्टर-ट्रक ...

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Old video of BJP workers from Telangana being shared as that of Gujarat; Fact Check

BJP vs AAP

A video is being shared widely in Gujarat as the rift between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the aspiring Aam Aadmi Party are at logger heads on social media forums with several claims and counter-claims. The video, shared in Gujarati by Twitter user Dharmendra Vavliya is here with the translation tat reads: પહેલા બીજા રાજ્યોમાં ભાજપ વાળા ને મેથીપાક ...

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No, Manmohan Singh did not tweet on banks being emptied; Fact Check

A Twitter post with a screenshot of a tweet criticising the current state of Indian banks is being shared widely despite the fact that it was from a parody account of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.  The post said in Hindi: “Leave aside what is inside the Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar and Gyanvapi. Look at what’s left inside the Reserve ...

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Viral video claims Tharoor dancing at Congress Chintan Shivir; Fact Check

A video of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is going viral after the Congress held its Chintan Shivir claiming that he was seen clapping and dancing to a Bollywood song, during the three-day meeting in Udaipur, Rajasthan, earlier this month. It’s being shared here and here. FACT CHECK However, we found that the video was not from Rajasthan but from Kerala ...

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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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