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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BJP MP Vijay Goel uses wrong image on Art 370

Amid a hyped spirit over the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution, Bharatiya Janata Party Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Goel from Delhi has gone a step ahead to put up a poster claiming it to be of a Kashmiri woman in support of it, just in front of his official residence. Later, he tweeted on August 8, taking an ...

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Mythical bird Jatayu mentioned in Ramayan spotted in Kerala? Fact check

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A video of a bird has been shared on Twitter and Facebook claiming that the bird was the revered mythological figure called Jatayu, and it was spotted at chadayamangalam, Kerala. In Ramayana, Jatayu (bird) tries to stop and fight Ravan who’s abducted Sita and taking her on his aeroplane to lanks. Rvana chops one of his wings and the fallen ...

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Is this ‘golden boy’ grandson of MK Stalin? Fact check

Recently, an image of a boy wearing golden jewellery around his neck and hands, is being shared on Facebook. The caption claimed that he was Tamil politician AIADMK chief MK Stalin’s grandson. Posted by Facebook user Tushar Natrajan, the image of the young man showing off flashy gold chains and other ornaments on Facebook page called ‘New India’. It has ...

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Is it rain clouds generator or NASA’s engine test? Fact check

Rain clouds generator engine developed by Nasa. See where the world is moving…#Amazing…! @ShashiTharoor pic.twitter.com/7jFXpnq3vd — JayasreeVijayan (@JayasreeVijayan) June 26, 2019 A tweet by Twitter handle @JayasreeVijayan on June 26, 2019 left a volley of retweets and online debate among the well-wishers for a sort of rain machine. It claimed, “Rain clouds generator engine developed by NASA. See where the ...

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