Did NIC issue a ban on Chinese apps, including Tik Tok? Fact Check

With the border tension providing new insights with every passing hour, the public has formed its own views. There have been instances of people boycotting and destroying Chinese manufactured goods to express their resentment. Hashtags such as #BanChina, #BoycottChinaChinesProducts and many others are trending on social media. TikTok became the most boycotted Chinese app from Google PlayStore. The ratings of ...

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Did Rahul Gandhi call Sushant Singh Rajput a cricketer? Fact Check

The recent death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput triggered a myriad of responses including those which speculated the reason behind his suicide. Celebrities and politicians alike flocked to social media to pour out their condolences. One such tweet which grabbed our attention was the tweet by Rahul Gandhi, leader of of the Indian National Congress, that was going viral ...

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Does the Italian Government want Bill Gates arrested? Fact Check

Microsoft founder and global philanthropist Bill Gates and his wife Melinda are keen to help the scientists’ community to develop a comprehensive response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But at the same time, rumours are going viral on social media attributing sinister plans behind their work. Here’s a video is being shared online and claims that the Italian government has ...

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Did these foreign kids sing Ramayan on TV shows in US and UK? Fact Check

In the wake of the return of the epic Ramayan on Doordarshan after 33 years, Ramayan garnered millions of views and broke many world records by becoming the highest viewed entertainment program globally. However, a recent video that has been circulating online showing two children, which the caption describes as “foreigners”,  claims that the child artistes are singing the famous ...

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Is Mitron, new rival to Tik Tok, really an Indian made app? Fact Check

The tension on the border of India and China has trickled down to its citizens. Many posts and videos have emerged on social media asking citizens to boycott Chinese products and it has been endorsed by many celebrities and political leaders. As a part of this campaign to shun Chinese products, people took to uninstalling Chinese developed apps from their ...

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72 Indian soldiers injured, captured in clash with Chinese Army? Fact Check

As reports of Indian and Chinese soldiers being involved in clashes and fights at the border near Pangong Lake, Eastern Ladakh, several images emerged on social media and shared widely claiming to be of 72 battered Indian soldiers being held by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The allegedly injured soldiers are seen lying on ground with their legs tied. The ...

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