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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Assam CM Sonowal himself has 6 children? Fact Check

Recently, the Assam government announced that with effect from January 1, 2021, persons with more than two children will not be eligible for government jobs. But an anchor on NDTV stated that the Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal himself has six children. The anchor stated, “The policy will come into effect from January 1, 2021. The interesting bit in this is that ...

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Did this girl write a book on Article 370? Fact Check

Union Minister Jitendra Singh launched a book titled ‘In the Times of Article 370’ written by a girl. Later, he tweeted about the event saying, “In a rare ceremony of its kind, released a book on #Article370 written by Ayanna Kohli, a 14 year Delhi school girl.”  The news was covered by ANI and it wrote a synopsis of the book ...

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Video on IAF Balakot airstrikes broadcast on TV channels ‘promotional’ footage? Fact Check

Indian Air Force conducted Balakot airstrikes in February this year in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack. However, on October 4, the Indian Air Force (IAF) released a promotional video on Balakot airstrike which was broadcast widely on several TV channels and Republic TV played the footage as “IAF’s Balakot proof”. Zee TV followed the suit. बालाकोट में एयर ...

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Imran Khan with world leaders at G20 summit? Photshopped image reappears

Ever since 2017, the famous image of world leaders conversing together has been making rounds on fake news domain and this year too, similar image surfaced with an image of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Facebook.   It showed Imran Khan surrounded by global political leaders. Even, US President Donald Trump is seen sitting on the right side of ...

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Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 penalties turn people violent? Fact Check

The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act 2019 has imposed steep penalties for traffic violations and turned controversial ever since it came into effect from September 1, 2019. Social media is abuzz with many videos circulating as people’s reaction to traffic policemen who are on a spree of imposing huge penalty for any violation of traffic rules. One such video is here: ...

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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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