Fact Check: Did the Election Commission announce the Dates for Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections in 2022?

The Election Commission confirmed to Fact Crescendo that the viral post is False. They have not announced the official dates of the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections next year. Political campaigning is intensifying in Uttar Pradesh regarding the upcoming assembly elections in 2022.  The present chief minister’s tenure will end next year on 14 March […]

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Old Signboards of Villagers Boycotting BJP Leaders Revived During UP Election 2022

Amidst Uttar Pradesh assembly election 2022, the image of a signboard calling for a boycott on BJP leaders is doing the rounds on social media. Assuming it to be the latest development, people are sharing this image claiming that villagers in UP have banned BJP leaders from entering the village. Viral posts further state that […]

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Screengrab Of TV9 Bharatvarsh’s opinion poll For Second Phase Of UP Elections Shared As Prediction For The Whole State

The image shows the prediction for only second phase of elections. The final opinion poll survey predicted a majority of 205-221 seats for BJP and 144-158 seats for Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh elections.  As the phase one voting for Uttar Pradesh has begun from today (10 February 2022), an image showing TV9 Bharatvarsh opinion […]

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Opinion Poll graphic card predicting Samajwadi Party’s Full Sweep in UP Elections is Morphed

The viral graphic cards are made after digitally altering India TV opinion poll survey results. With the upcoming elections in Uttar Pradesh, two graphic images are circulating on social media that showing an opinion poll prediction for the upcoming winners and losers for Uttar Pradesh Elections. The first image shows SP winning all the 403 […]

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Video of an attack on BJP leader Dilip Ghosh shared as an incident from Uttar Pradesh

The video is from 2017 when Bengal’s BJP President Dilip Ghosh was attacked during his visit to Darjeeling.  As the dates of polling in UP are coming closer, political misinformation has mushroomed on social media platforms. In the past few days, we have seen many a posts targeting the ruling BJP by sharing purported videos/images […]

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Old video of people stopping Smriti Irani’s car in UP shared in context of recent campaign for UP elections…

The video has no relation with the upcoming Uttar Pradesh election. The video is of Congress workers protesting against the Hathras case blocked Smriti Irani’s car in 2020. Social media has witnessed several videos and images of political nature ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Elections scheduled next month. In the past few days, we have […]

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Video from Bengal shared as BJP leaders chased away in Uttar Pradesh

Video originally shows an incident from 2021 during Bengal assembly elections when BJP leader Locket Chatterjee was chased away by people in Hooghly. In the context of the upcoming general elections in Uttar Pradesh, a video showing a group of villagers chasing BJP leader Locket Chatterjee is widely circulating on social media claiming that the […]

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Image from Rajasthan viral as BJP leader thrashed in Uttar Pradesh while asking for votes.

The image has no relation with the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Elections. Image shows BJP leader Kailash Meghwal whom farmer in Rajasthan allegedly attacked in 2021. As the election dates for Uttar Pradesh approach closer, social media platforms are witnessing more and more misleading and false content. In this series, an image showing a man with […]

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