POLITICS

Jignesh, JNU brigade assaulted in Begusarai? Fact check

In Begusarai Lok Sabha constituency of Bihar, former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar is contesting from the Communist Party of India (CPI) ticket and many former JNU students and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani too were campaigning aggressively. However, the local caste politics have started surfacing and claimed that Mevani and his JNU brigade was assaulted by local people while campaigning in ...

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Did pro-Modi chanting disrupt Rahul Gandhi’s Ujjain rally recently? Fact check

The above video on Facebook has gone viral depicting that a rally by Rahul Gandhi in Ujjain last week has been interrupted by slogan-shouting mob who repeatedly said, “Modi”,”Modi”. It was uploaded by one Rajiv Mittal and the 12-second video ends abruptly after Rahul Gandhi says that they should be allowed to raise slogans. The comment says that Rahul Gandhi’s ...

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Did Rahul Gandhi insult North Indian women? Fact Check

Some right-wing social media users have posted a viral video of 20 seconds long to claim that Congress president Rahul Gandhi has insulted North Indian women in comparison with South Indian women. “In this respect, South India is much better than North India. If you go to Uttar Pradesh or Bihar, you will be shocked to see at the treatment ...

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Video shows Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Chaturvedi with doctored sound track

The above video showing Rahul Gandhi taking some papers behind the chair of Priyanka Chaturvedi, while she was speaking out something. She was shown in the background voice saying that she cannot live without him. “If you haven’t seen this, then you have seen nothing today,” says the caption in Hindi. The video has been shared at a time when ...

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Karnataka CM quote on Pulwama attack tweaked by Times Now? Fact Check

The Times Group’s English news channel Times Now played up an interview with Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Feb 19, Tuesday, in which he said one thing but the English version was interpreted as an entirely different one, leading to social media outcry against him. TIMES NOW showed the clipping claiming that the CM said “A befitting reply is ...

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Did Janasena Party give away 1000 smartphones to party workers? Fact Check

The Twitter was abuzz with messages that the Janasena Party of actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan is giving away 1,000 Oneplus 6T phones, each at a cost of Rs.38,000. Here are some tweets captured by Digiteye India: It reads: “Pawan Kalyan’s Janasena is providing Rs.38,000-worth smartphone each to its social media team members free of cost. The total amount is Rs.3.8 crore. ...

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Priyanka Gandhi UP rally showcases Telangana poll picture from video

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: While Digiteye India team searched for the image in Google Reverse ...

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Fake Bengali video goes viral, wrongly cited by Hindu group

A recent video is widely being circulated among the users on WhatsApp and Facebook, showcasing violent clashes among two Muslim groups. The caption to the video in Twitter warns that not voting for BJP in 2019 elections would put them in a similar situation in the future as shown in the video, which was described as an “example of 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 people. One screengrab taken from a video of ANI soon hit the social media showing her her hand angrily. The caption below stated that “she was always drunk by evening and how Congress can fulfill its expectations under her leadership.” See the ...

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