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Modi in old photo of Kannada actor Rajkumar with Indira Gandhi? Fact Check

An old photo of Indira Gandhi with Kannada actor Raj Kumar in black and white is going viral on social media showing a young Narendra Modi as standing behind in the group photo. The image shared by some Congress and other AIMIM supporters on Facebook said:”Prime Minister Modi had been a Congress supporter. What do you say now, Bhakts? Here’s ...

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Did RBI make all Saturdays bank holidays? Fact check

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Currently, as per the guidelines issued by the regulatory central bank Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in August 2015, all banks will be closed on every second and fourth Saturday of the month. The decision came into effect from Sept. 1, 2015, but bank associations have long been clamouring for all Saturdays to be closed holidays for banks, similar to ...

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Amit Shah asking LK Advani to leave the stage? Fact check

A video showing BJP president Amit Shah directing senior BJP leader LK Advani togo somewhere has gone viral on social media. The caption said, “Open insult to Advaniji”. It further read:”Height of arrogance as Amit Shah directs party veteran leader Advaniji to go off the stage, thus insulting the person who made the party stand on its own.” The video ...

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Burqa-clad man caught voting in woman’s name? Fact check

As Indian elections are in full swing, several misleading images have been doing rounds. The Facebook handle “Narendra Modi for 2019 PM” has shared the above image recently claiming that a burqa-clad Congress worker (man) was held while trying to vote in the name of one Shameena (woman voter). It was shared by more than 11,000 users. मुजफ्फरनगर मे संजीव ...

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PM’s mother Hiraben showing anti-Modi message? Fact Check

Thank you Hiraben Modi@kunalkamra88#AyegaTohModiHi😂😂😂……kaise ?#MyVoteforCongress #GujaratElections2019 pic.twitter.com/Bd0dkHR9Wb — Mere Achhe Din Ayenge (@VotHardVotHard) April 23, 2019   Amid elections to the Lok Sabha, here’s a political message used with PM Narendra Modi’s mother holding a paper that read “Don’t vote for Modi”. The message with the image shows “Thank you Hiraben Modi”. Hiraben is Modi’s mother. At the very look, ...

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Video claims woman thrashing BJP MLA in Himachal Pradesh? Fact check

A viral video posted on a Facebook page is going viral this month coinciding with the Lok Sabha elections. It shows a woman thrashing a leader with her slipper in Himachal Pradesh. The 32-second long video shows two women walking to the leader at a Himachal Parivahan Mazdoor Sangh meeting with flowers. One of them suddenly takes out her slipper ...

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Is Yogendra Yadav’s original name Salim? Fact check

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BJP IT cell chief Amit Malviya recently tweeted inserting a video that claims Yogendra Yadav of Swaraj India party was named Salim originally and sought votes using the name. He claimed, “I usually don’t carry TV debates to social media but making an exception to expose Yogendra Yadav’s Janus face.” Here’s the video shared by Malaviya in which Yadav was ...

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Did Google CEO Sundar Pichai cast his vote today? Fact Check

With Indian elections entering the second phase of voting on Thursday, April 18, 2019, a tweet was going viral coinciding with the voting taking place in Tamil Nadu, which is home to Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Google CEO sundar pichai caste his vote #Sarkar #OruViralPuratchi — SARKAR ASHOK (@ashok_nanban) April 18, 2019 It was tweeted by one Sarkar Ashok under ...

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