Tag Archives: fact checking

Coronavirus found in ‘Gutkha’ packet in Maharashtra? Fact Check

A screenshot of a TV9 broadcast has gone viral. The screenshot is in Marathi and reads — “Corona virus found in gutkha samples in Maharashtra.” Besides the TV9 logo, the blurb reads- “Raw material for maing gutkha is sourced from China.”  The text below the Breaking News reads: “The Government has issued an order asking the citizens to refrain from ...

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Did PM appeal not to buy Chinese crackers this Diwali? Fact check

Apt for its timing, a letter claimed to have been written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is doing the rounds on social media urging citizens to buy only Made in India crackers for this Diwali. See the message below that has been widely shared on Twitter and Facebook: The text in image has no alignment, line space raising doubts if ...

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Rahul Gandhi saluting with left hand? Flipped fake photo goes viral

The attack on Congress President Rahul Gandhi by rivals is visible from the following photograph, which at the very first glance creates resentment for a reader. This photo was not a real one, but flipped, hence showing the right as left hand. Being circulated by YogiSena Gkp on Facebook, this image was photo-shopped to send out a wrong notion about ...

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