INDIA FAKE NEWS

FACT CHECK

Why a Former Militant’s Killing Triggered Crisis in Meghalaya

The death of Cherishterfield Thangkhiew, a former militant of the outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC), in a police operation has led to a crisis in Meghalaya. Stone pelting, vandalism and arson rocked Shillong on Sunday, and it has been…

FACT CHECK:- Modi govt is paying the price for UPA-era low petrol prices.

BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya blamed petrol price hike on oil bonds, but Centre hasn’t paid any outstanding oil bonds since March 2015

A nurse was allegedly molested by volunteers at a medical centre run by the protestors.

OpIndia wrote a story on June 6 claiming that Another woman alleges rape at Tikri border, nurse says she was molested by volunteers at a medical centre run for the protesters. Another woman alleges rape at Tikri border, nurse says she…

Picture of Nehru, Indira Gandhi shared by her father-in-law with a false portrayal of “Yunus Khan”

An image of Indira Gandhi, daughter of India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, and two anonymous people is being shared with the claim that these people are Indira Gandhi’s husband Feroz Khan and her father-in-law Barkat Ali. This picture is…

FACT CHECK: Alien or Ghost spotted in India

A video of a strange figure walking on a highway at night took both media and social media by storm. The 30-second clip has been shared witheffectsim that an ‘alien’ or a ‘ghost’ was spotted in India. Several people have…

The photo of the book titled “How to convert India into Christian nation” behind Sonia Gandhi

An image of Sonia Gandhi has been shared on social media and it allegedly shows that the bookshelf behind her has the ‘Holy Bible’, and a book titled ‘How to Convert India into the Christian Nation Twitter user @noconversion  first…

Old video from Gujarat falsely shared of Muslim mob thrashing police in Telangana

A video of a crowd chasing and hitting two policemen with lathis has been conveyed with a statement in Telugu that alleges a Muslim mob ambushed police in Hafeezpet in Kondapur, Hyderabad. A user named ‘Ranjith’ who recognizes as a BJP…

FACT CHECK:-Photo of 19-year-old married in Bihar shared with false child marriage claim

In Nawada district of Bihar, the picture of a girl in a wedding attire is going viral on social media, claiming that an 8-year-old girl was married to a 28-year-old boy Self-proclaimed social worker and BJP supporter Ashok Pandit tweeted…

Fake images of Mohalla clinic is viral on social media

Cricketer and politician Gautam Gambhir, along with numerous other BJP leaders disseminated a few pictures of a grimy MOHALLA CLINIC and wrote, “Is Harvard or Stanford researching this Mohalla clinic? #FailedMohallaClinic.” क्या हार्वर्ड और स्टैनफोर्ड वाले इसी मोहल्ला क्लिनिक पर…

FACT CHECK OVER NEW WHATSAPP MESSAGE CONSPIRANCY FOR NEW IT RULES

The Centre declared new IT rules on February 25 and the deadline to accept the law ceased on May 26. Non-compliance means that social media firms like Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instagram can now be litigated for posts, comments, etc. made…