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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Are Hindu marriages not legal in Pakistan? Fact Check

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A video of spiritual guru Jaggi Vasudev has been making rounds in which he claimed in the context of garnering support for Citizenship (Amendment) Act. The video was shared among others by many celebrities. Sadhguru is a well-known guru and founder of Isha Foundation near Coimbatore and his lectures on Hindu philosophy are famous even outside India.  He has millions ...

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Policemen too join anti-CAA protests? Fact Check

An image showing policemen sitting on dharna (protest) holding placards which read:”No NRC, No CAA” is going viral on social media. 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.” Posted by one Facebook user “Moizuddin Khaja”, the message in Hindi was shared ...

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Amanullah Khan of AAP behind anti-CAA violence in New Delhi? Fact Check

Delhi protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) turned violent on December 15 when several buses were set ablaze and many other vehicles were damaged in Jamia Nagar area. Reports of many national media outlets have stated that the violence started at around 4:45 pm at Mata Mandir Road, New Friends Colony. Soon after the reports, BJP spokesman from Mumbai ...

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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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Did PM congratulate Supreme Court bench after Ayodhya verdict? Fact Check

A letter claimed to have been written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Supreme Court Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi is circulating on social media following the verdict on Ayodhya case. Dated November 11, 2019, the letter reads: “Dear Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Let me begin by congratulating you and your bench Justice S.A. Bobde, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, Justice Ashok Bhushan ...

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