Old video shown as cops attacked by anti-NAA protesters: Fact check

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A video showing crowds attacking two policemen is being shared on Facebook as anti-CAA protesters beating them. It was shared on facebook with a caption that reads, “Muslims beat police for issuing a challan to them.” It has urged all viewers to share the video widely. “For humanity’s sake, I beg you to please send this video to every group.” ...

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Tata Group not to recruit JNU students? Fact Check

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Amid clashes with outsiders entering and thrashing JNU students, a viral post on social media claimed that Tata Group, one of the biggest business conglomerates in India, has decided not to recruit JNU students for employment. Jawaharlal Nehru University is known for its cream of talent ranging from top scientists, bureaucrats and even Union cabinet ministers in the current government. ...

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Protesting Assam women attacked by Indian Army soldier? Fact Check

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A photo of an army jawan (soldier) pulling the T-shirt of a protesting woman has gone viral recently on social media with a claim that it shows mistreatment of women. It was timed when anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests were being staged across the country. Here’s the message visual on Facebook. The photo was shared with a caption that said: ...

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Policemen too join anti-CAA protests? Fact Check

One image showing policemen sitting on dharna (protest) holding placards which read:”No NRC, No CAA”. 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.”ook user Posted by one Facebook user “Moizuddin Khaja”, the message in Hindi was shared 2,800 times. See the post ...

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

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

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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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Fake photo of AP used as police action on Kashmir protesters

Recently a photo allegedly depicting the police attack on women in Jammu and Kashmir has started making rounds on social media on the occasion of the central government amending Article 370 and declaring Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territories as Union Territories. Indian State terrorism in #Kashmir. Cruelty at its peak. pic.twitter.com/jlomtgi1rN — Ijaz Ul Haq (@ijazulhaq) September 1, 2016 ...

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Andhra’s Tirumala temple devotees manhandled by Christian police? Fact check

A video showing Andhra Pradesh police beating devotees at the famous Tirumala temple in Tirupati has gone viral on Twitter and Facebook. The video, shared on Facebook, reached more than 10,000 and it was put out by a Facebook page of ‘Resurging Dharma’ with the claim that “Non #Hindu security personal manhandling Hindu devotees at #Tirumala, Save Tirumala. remove all ...

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Did PM appeal not to buy Chinese crackers this Diwali? Fact check

Apt for its timing, a letter claimed to have been written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is doing the rounds on social media urging citizens to buy only Made in India crackers for this Diwali. See the message below that has been widely shared on Twitter and Facebook: The text in image has no alignment, line space raising doubts if ...

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