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Video from Mexico viral as Valsad DPS school teacher torturing a minor

A distressing video showing a man physically assaulting a minor girl child is widely circulating on WhatsApp. It has been claimed that the abuser is a teacher named Shakeel Ahmad Ansari working at DPS School in Rajbagh at Valsad in Gujarat.  Fact Crescendo received many fact-check requests about this video on our WhatsApp FactLine (9049053770). […]

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Video of Mob Attack on Temple in Bangladesh Viral As From West Bengal

Several incidents of attacks on places of worship of Hindu minority communities in Bangladesh were reported during the Durga Puja celebrations last week. On this backdrop, a video of a mob vandalizing the Durga Puja pavilion (Pandal) is going viral. Many have been sharing this video claiming it to be from West Bengal.  Fact Crescendo […]

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Does this video show the kidnapping of a petrol pump worker in Uttar Pradesh?

Badaun police has clarified to Fact Crescendo that this incident is not from Uttar Pradesh A video of a petrol pump worker being kidnapped is circulating on social media claiming that the incident is from Badaun, Uttar Pradesh.  The video clip shows a black car inside a petrol pump, where one of the kidnappers is […]

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Does this image show atrocities on Muslims in Kashmir by the Indian security forces?

The image dates back to 2017 showing the clashes between the student activists ofAISA and ABVP at Delhi’s Ramjas College. After several civilians were killed by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, there has been a tensed situation in the area. Amidst this, an image of a woman who is being grabbed by another woman during […]

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FACT CHECK: Amul has not announced any contest with Cash Prize to commemorate its 75th Anniversary Celebrations

Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (GCMMF) or Amul, a dairy cooperative based in Anand, Gujarat is India’s largest food product organization. Even as the organization celebrates its 75th Anniversary in 2021, a number of links are going viral on messaging platforms claiming that Amul is giving out cash to winners of a contest. The […]

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An old video falsely being shared as footage from a car accident in which cartoonist Lars Vilks was killed

Controversial Swedish artist Lars Vilks was killed in a car crash on October 4, 2021, after two murder attempts by fanatics following his drawing of the Prophet Mohammed with a dog. Shortly after the death of the provocateur artist at Sweden, a video is circulating on social media platforms claiming it is from the same […]

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Video of Police Rickshaw Overturning into Muddy Water is Not From UP

A video showing a rickshaw carrying policemen overturning into muddy water is going viral. Some claimed that this video is from Uttar Pradesh, and some have shared it as being from Haryana. Many have been sharing this video to show the deplorable condition of the roads in those respective states.  Fact Crescendo received many fact-check […]

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Video of Priyanka Gandhi Sweeping Congress Logo Rangoli is Edited

A video apparently showing Priyanka Gandhi sweeping a rangoli design of the Congress party symbol is making rounds on social media. It has been shared with quirky captions equating it as a step towards “Congress-free” India.  Fact Crescendo received many fact-check requests about this video on our WhatsApp FactLine (9049053770). Readers must note that the […]

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FACT CHECK: Old and Unrelated Image Goes Viral as Car Wreck of Controversial Swedish Artist Lars Vilks…

Controversial Swedish artist Lars Vilks was killed in a car crash on October 4, 2021, after two murder attempts by fanatics following his drawing of the Prophet Mohammed with a dog. Shortly after the death of the provocateur artist at Sweden, some pictures have emerged on Social media platforms claiming it is from the same […]

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