Fake MIG crash images fill social media amid tense India-Pakistan border

As the flare up between India and Pakistan entered the second-day on Wednesday,( February 27, 2019), Pakistan Air Force claimed that it entered Indian space and downed two aircraft. The social media,  especially from the Pakistan-based handles, went on posting images to prove that the crash of MIG aircraft happened this morning, one within their border and the other on ...

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Did Shah Rukh Khan donate Rs. 45 crore to Pakistan? Fact check

Amid Pulwama attacks on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans, killing 45, fake news have kicked off several other controversies. Among them, a clip showing Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan donating Rs 45 crore to the gas tragedy victims while ignoring our own jawans has re-surfaced taking many people by surprise. Shared anew when the Pulwama attacks are overshadowing everything ...

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Karnataka CM quote on Pulwama attack tweaked by Times Now? Fact Check

The Times Group’s English news channel Times Now played up an interview with Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Feb 19, Tuesday, in which he said one thing but the English version was interpreted as an entirely different one, leading to social media outcry against him. TIMES NOW showed the clipping claiming that the CM said “A befitting reply is ...

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Did Janasena Party give away 1000 smartphones to party workers? Fact Check

The Twitter was abuzz with messages that the Janasena Party of actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan is giving away 1,000 Oneplus 6T phones, each at a cost of Rs.38,000. Here are some tweets captured by Digiteye India: It reads: “Pawan Kalyan’s Janasena is providing Rs.38,000-worth smartphone each to its social media team members free of cost. The total amount is Rs.3.8 crore. ...

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Adani exports power to Pakistan? Fake Twitter message shared by many

What has started on social media as suggestion to India’s business companies to refrain from doing business with Pakistan in view of the Pulwama massacre of CRPF jawans too too many twists and turns. One such tweet by AAP activist Preeti Sharma Menon @PreetiSMenon said: “It took the sacrifice of 42 jawans for @narendramodi to remove #MFN status from Pakistan. ...

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Priyanka Gandhi UP rally showcases Telangana poll picture from video

Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi has tweeted a collage of photographs on Monday to showcase the rally held by Congress in UP on the eve of Priyanka Gandhi joining active politics as General Secretary of the party, in-charge of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Here’s the tweet put out by the spokesperson: While Digiteye India team searched for the image in Google Reverse ...

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Fake Bengali video goes viral, wrongly cited by Hindu group

A recent video is widely being circulated among the users on WhatsApp and Facebook, showcasing violent clashes among two Muslim groups. The caption to the video in Twitter warns that not voting for BJP in 2019 elections would put them in a similar situation in the future as shown in the video, which was described as an “example of the ...

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Did Kapil Sibal seek UK courts to postpone Mallya’s extradition?

  Kapil Sibal waiting Outside Supreme Court to urge the SC to Postpone #MallyaExtradition till after 2019 Lok Sabha polls, citing “huge political ramifications”#VijayMallya #ModiGetsMallya #mallyacomingback pic.twitter.com/hpj4u7B25f — President of Dracula’s (@PresidentDrMK) February 4, 2019 A surprising claim about Kapil Sibal went viral on social media on Thursday claiming that the Congress leader, who is also a lawyer, was representing Vijay ...

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Was Priyanka Gandhi drunk? No, old video tweaked

After her appointment last week as Congress Party general secretary, Priyanka Gandhi has come under the scanner of many people. One screengrab taken from a video of ANI soon hit the social media showing her her hand angrily. The caption below stated that “she was always drunk by evening and how Congress can fulfill its expectations under her leadership.” See the ...

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Tricolour on iconic monuments worldwide on R-Day? What’s the fact?

Come Republic Day, images showing the Indian tricolour illuminated on world-famous iconic buildings go viral. These fake images do the rounds every Republic Day since 2015. This year too similar images have gone viral on social media. Actually, in 2017, UAE’s iconic building Burj Khalifa donned the Indian tricolour — saffron, white and green, with the song Jai Ho from ...

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