Video ridiculing SP goes viral in UP ahead of elections with wrong claims; Fact Check

Ahead of the elections in Uttar Pradesh. several social media posts have shared a song claiming that it had been “composed by Muslims” to trigger anti-Hindu sentiment among the people. The song could be heard in this 29-second long clip shared on Twitter on November 7. The songhttps://t.co/xwbEGo3Ucd — Memeved (@memeved) December 24, 2021 The lyrics in Hindi translate as: ...

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Two of three videos on Gen Rawat’s chopper crash going viral false; Fact Check

When India’s Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat’s chopper crashed in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu on Dec. 8, 2021, several videos began to surface on social media. Essentially there were three videos which were shared widely on WhatsApp and Twitter. Here they are: CDS Bipin Rawat Indian military chief, 12 others killed in helicopter crash pic.twitter.com/kgk4eJGnQK — अनिकेत सिंह (@singhaniketbjp) ...

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Wrong image used to highlight protests by anti-vaaxers in Germany; Fact Check

As Germany is set to impose strict restrictions for the unvaccinated in the wake of rising infections of Covid-19 Omicron variant, several messages started hitting the social media platform, while in some places protests against the restrictions were held. Who wants to start an antivaxx protest?#protest #Proteste #Protesta #verzet #Germany pic.twitter.com/qEEczvbmt3 — Protest News (@ProtestNews_EN) December 4, 2021 As Germany ...

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Upcoming Noida International Airport not Asia’s largest as claimed; Fact Check

The upcoming Noida International Airport was coined as Asia’s “biggest” airport by several Union ministers when PM Narendra Modi inaugurated it on November 25, 2021. In all the images, the model of an upcoming airport was widely used without any accreditation. Union Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia told media that the upcoming airport in Jewar, Uttar Pradesh, will be ...

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BJP leaders share poster with Srisailam dam in AP as UP dam; Fact Check

As Uttar Pradesh elections are nearing, several claims have become usual on social media and the latest one is by the Bharatiya Janata Party members in the state. Using the image of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, they showed a poster with an image of a dam to claim that UP’s Bundelkhand region is witnessing infrastructure development under the current ...

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Arvind Kejriwal never said his family roots were in Jan Sangh Parivar; Fact Check

A short video clip is going viral on social media in which AAP chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says:“Our family was of the Jan Sangh Parivar. We are born ‘BJPwallah’. My father was in Jan Sangh. He went to jail during the emergency.” “हमारा जनसंग का परिवार है , पैदाइशी भाजपा वाले है हम” – संघी केजरीवाल @LambaAlkapic.twitter.com/4eu2otSxk2 ...

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Did Japan ban microwave ovens due to harmful radio waves? Fact Check

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A viral message on WhatsApp is making rounds with a claim that the harmful effects of Microwave oven have forced Japan to ban the production and use of Microwave ovens. Surprisingly, it was also found in one of the product reviews of Amazon. The lengthy message reads: “End of Microwave industry!!!!! Japan govt has decided to dispose of all the ...

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