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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False video claims Khargone women arrested for pelting stones, throwing petrol bombs at Khargone: Fact Check

In a new kind of narrative, a viral video on social media claimed that a group of women was detained for pelting stones at a Ram Navami procession. It was widely shared with a claim in Hindi that said,”*MP के #खरगौन मे #हिन्दुओं पर #पत्थर और #पेट्रोल बम चलाने वाली #सलमा,#रुकसाना को जेल भेजती #पुलिस* *बाबुल की दुवाये लेती जा…………” ...

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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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Old video with new claim goes viral during Bodhan Shivaji statue row; Fact Check

Nizamabad in Telangana has made headlines over the installation of a Shivaji statue last week coinciding with the birth anniversary of Mahratta ruler. When two groups clashed over the issue, police made arrests and imposed section 144 to. On the sidelines, however, social media is abuzz with several claims of Hindutva groups from nearby Maharashtra state reaching Telangana on motorcycles. ...

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