Policemen too join anti-CAA protests? Fact Check

An image showing policemen sitting on dharna (protest) holding placards which read:”No NRC, No CAA” is going viral on social media. However, the eye-catching protest has made many people wonder what’s happening. The caption too reads:”A little more… it’s just a step away… Inshallah… revolution will come.” Posted by one Facebook user “Moizuddin Khaja”, the message in Hindi was shared ...

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Amanullah Khan of AAP behind anti-CAA violence in New Delhi? Fact Check

Delhi protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) turned violent on December 15 when several buses were set ablaze and many other vehicles were damaged in Jamia Nagar area. Reports of many national media outlets have stated that the violence started at around 4:45 pm at Mata Mandir Road, New Friends Colony. Soon after the reports, BJP spokesman from Mumbai ...

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Rs.2000 note banned from Dec 31? Fact check?

2000 note ban

Ever since the demonetisation in September 2016 and introduction of new Rs.2,000 note, rumours have been around that the new note will also be faced like the older version of Rs.1,000. Similarly, a message on WhatsApp and Facebook started circulating that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is withdrawing the Rs.2000 note from December 31, 2019. The message also claimed ...

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Did PM congratulate Supreme Court bench after Ayodhya verdict? Fact Check

A letter claimed to have been written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Supreme Court Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is circulating on social media following the verdict on Ayodhya case. Dated November 11, 2019, the letter reads: “Dear Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Let me begin by congratulating you and your bench Justice S.A. Bobde, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan ...

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Will Putin, Modi visit Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu? Fact check

Putin and modi

Ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit, it was reported in Hindustan Times and other websites that he will visit Jallikattu or Bull Race in Tamil Nadu along with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Jallikattu is a part of the Pongal festival where a bull is let loose on a group of people. The crowd then tries to take control ...

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Assam CM Sonowal himself has 6 children? Fact Check

Recently, the Assam government announced that with effect from January 1, 2021, persons with more than two children will not be eligible for government jobs. But an anchor on NDTV stated that the Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal himself has six children. The anchor stated, “The policy will come into effect from January 1, 2021. The interesting bit in this is that ...

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Did this girl write a book on Article 370? Fact Check

Union Minister Jitendra Singh launched a book titled ‘In the Times of Article 370’ written by a girl. Later, he tweeted about the event saying, “In a rare ceremony of its kind, released a book on #Article370 written by Ayanna Kohli, a 14 year Delhi school girl.”  The news was covered by ANI and it wrote a synopsis of the book ...

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