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Video from Delhi riots in 2020 shared as army torture on Muslim men in Kashmir

Kashmiri Journalist Basit Zargar confirmed to Fact Crescendo that no such incident has taken place in Kashmir. The video is not from Kashmir. A distressing video showing few men lying on the ground, bleeding profusely and groaning in pain is widely circulating on social media as a group of Muslim boys from Rajasthan who visited […]

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Akhilesh Yadav has not promised to build 2000 mosques in Uttar Pradesh after he comes to power.

Samajwadi Party’s spokesperson Nasser Salim confirmed to us that the viral image is Fake. A poster showing Samajwadi Party’s leader Akhilesh Yadav’s quote is widely circulating on social media. The poster claims that Akhilesh Yadav has promised to build 2000 mosques when he wins the election, reduce the reservation for Dalits and other backward classes, […]

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Scripted Video created for awareness against vehicle theft shared with communal narrative targeting Muslims

the events shown in the video are scripted and dramatized. It also does not have any communal angle to it. A video showing a boy stealing a moped from a girl after offering to fix her scooty is circulating on social media with a communal claim. The claim made along with the video is that […]

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Samajwadi Party shares image from Mumbai to compare development in UP during its rule to that of BJP

Samajwadi Party shared an image from Mumbai captured in 2011 as evidence for the progress of the youth during their government in Uttar Pradesh. Amid the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, social media is brimming with misinformation related targeting one party or the another. The war between the parties is expected to intensify as […]

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This image of an ancient chariot is not from the Sanauli excavations

A collage of three images of what looks like helmets, implements and a chariot with the remains of a few animals around it is going viral on social media with a claim that these are images of remains of a 4000 year old chariot in Uttar Pradesh, India. Most of the posts are captioned as: […]

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BJP leader Sambit Patra shares photos of UP schools in poor condition under Yogi’s rule as SP’s misgovernance

The three images in the first collage claimed to be before 2017 during SP rule were from Adityanath’s rule. Bharatiya Janta Party’s (BJP) leader and national spokesperson Sambit Patra tweeted a poster on his official Twitter account showing a collage of images of a dilapidated school building along with images of a modern school building. […]

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Old image from Bihar shared as train derailed in West Bengal

The image shows a derailed passenger train near Sahadai Buzurg railway station in Bihar in 2019. An image showing a derailed train surrounded by people is widely circulating on social media. The claim made along with the image is that recently Bihar-Guwahati express derailed in the North of Bengal.  Recently, seven persons were killed after […]

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EXPLAINER: Has Europe Proposed To Relax Mask And Vaccine Mandate?

The Omicron variant of coronavirus is spreading fast with massive spikes in daily cases in various nations. World Health Organization has even warned that half of Europe to be infected with Omicron within the next six to eight weeks. In India alone, 268,833 new Covid-19 cases and 402 deaths in the last 24 hours were […]

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EXPLAINER: How accurate are Rapid Antigen Tests or Self-Tests in detecting Covid-19?

Anyone who has been following the latest developments in managing Covid-19, has surely come across the term self-testing kits or Rapid at-home Antigen testing kits recently. If someone has been experiencing symptoms or has just been to a Covid-19 hotspot, rapid at-home antigen testing kits are very good way to check if they should be […]

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Did Yogi Adityanath threaten BJP that he will leave the party if not made CM again?

Media outlet Knews has clarified that the viral screenshot is digitally edited and they have not published any such news. With the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh a screengrab of a breaking news is widely circulating on social media. The image claims that UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath has threatened to leave the BJP […]

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