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Disappeared JNU student Najeeb joined ISIS? False photo making rounds

When BJP took up prefixing “Chowkidar” to all its members on Twitter, Fatima Nafis, mother of the mysteriously disappeared JNU student Najeeb, has asked them where her son is? Here’s the tweet by her: If you are a chowkidar then tell me where is my son Najeeb ? Why Abvp goons not arrested ? Why three toped agencies failed to ...

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Did Rahul Gandhi insult North Indian women? Fact Check

Some right-wing social media users have posted a viral video of 20 seconds long to claim that Congress president Rahul Gandhi has insulted North Indian women in comparison with South Indian women. “In this respect, South India is much better than North India. If you go to Uttar Pradesh or Bihar, you will be shocked to see at the treatment ...

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Indian Navy submarine chased away, claims Pakistan; Fact Check

Amid border tensions, Pakistan claimed that its navy detected an Indian Navy submarine trying to enter its territorial waters and that it successfully thwarted the attempt. A video of the Indian submarine entering Pakistani waters was released by the Pakistan Navy and the news has gone viral on social media and was picked up by Pakistani TV channels. The Pakistan ...

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Did Alok Verma help Mallya flee? What’s the fact?

Dear @vineetjaintimes facts matter Alok Verma became CBI Director a year after Mallaya fled. Sad when a paper of record prints motivated lies. pic.twitter.com/0l9haZFJyb — Swati Chaturvedi (@bainjal) January 12, 2019 The Times of India in its coverage of CBI director Alok Verma’s sacking by the government on Jan. 10, 2019, covered the cases handled by Verma in detail, but ...

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Did Naseeruddin Shah ever say ‘India is a dangerous and pathetic country’?

Just a few days after making sensitive comments about Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, acclaimed actor Naseeruddin Shah has once again triggered another controversy for his alleged comments against the living conditions in India. It all began after a news article published in Dainik Bharat claiming that Naseeruddin has called India a “pathetic and dangerous” country to live in. ...

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Did Yogi Adityanath ever claim himself as God? What is the reality?

A few weeks ago, a Facebook page named ‘Amethi Rae Bareli ki Kahani’ shared a video that shows Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath claiming that he is actually a God. The video uploaded by the Facebook page soon went viral, and it has already racked up more than 96,000 views and 5,878 shares as of now. Many people who ...

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Did Kapil Sibal ever say he won’t allow Ram Mandir in his lifetime?

The issue of Ram mandir has again taken centre-stage in Indian politics and fake news attributed to secular parties are making rounds. One such quote over the latest controversy on Ram Mandir was attributed by a right wing group to Congress leader Kapil Sibal, as if he was saying, “I will not allow building Ram Mandir in my life span.” ...

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