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An old video of Nihang Sikhs procession is being linked with the recent farmer’s protest

In different states of the country, farmers are agitating regarding the Kisaan Bill. Many pictures and videos are being spread on social media with misleading claims pertaining to this protest. Fact Crescendo has conducted a similar fact check and detected fake and misleading posts related to this movement. Currently, a viral video is being linked […]

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Retired Captain PPS Dhillon’s picture shared as injured farmer during protest

Due to the ongoing farmer’s protest against the Farmer’s Bill in the country, many videos and photos have been going viral on social media platforms. Fact Crescendo has debunked similar viral content in the past as well. Amidst this two photos showing turban cladded men went viral. The first image shows a green turban cladded […]

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Did W.H.O say that vegetarians do not die due to COVID-19

COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a huge amount of false and misleading information on social media forums. Fact Crescendo has previously debunked many such claims on misleading cures, vaccines, home remedies etc. One such post is going viral on the internet these days, which claims that according to the World Health Organization (W.H.O), not […]

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Is Uttarakhand preparing for a full lockdown of two days a week? Know the truth…

Many false and misleading news regarding the lockdown have been going viral on social media platforms. Fact Crescendo has previously debunked many such viral claims on lockdown violence, lockdown rules and regulations and lockdown duration and effectiveness before. Recently we came across an image of an online newspaper, which claimed that Uttarakhand is preparing for […]

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A 2019 World Cup video from UK going viral as pro Pakistan slogans being raised during the ongoing Farmer’s protest.

Farmers have been agitating all over the country since the agriculture bill was passed in Parliament a few months ago. Recently thousands of farmers from Punjab, Haryana and other states. have started an agitation and are marching towards Delhi in protest. Many videos and photos have been going viral claiming to show visuals of the […]

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A clip from a film viral as the original rare footage showing Veer Savarkar in Andaman jail

A video on social media is circulating with the claim that the person appearing in the video is Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, whose rare video was captured by a BBC journalist when Savarkar was in the Andaman jail. The viral the video also claims that the video was broadcasted by BBC on their channel. Vinayak Damodar […]

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FACT CHECK: The stones dug out in this Nagaland Village are not Diamonds!

Of late, social media posts claiming that diamond stones have been recovered at a village in Nagaland have been going viral across the region. Various social media users of Nagaland uploaded videos and photos of some sparkling stones and claimed that they were in fact diamond stones recovered during digging at a village under Mon […]

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CGI simulation of Tornado passed off as arrival of Nivar cyclone

As the cyclone Nivar hit along the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast, social media is abuzz with videos of its drastic visuals. One such video of a heavy cloudburst into the sea is being shared as the arrival of cyclone Nivar.  Fact Crescendo has received this video on our WhatsApp Factline (9049053770) for a fact-check. We found […]

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Old video from Karachi viral as visual of Cyclone Nivar in Chennai

Cyclone Nivar hits Tamil Nadu due to which airport and metro services have been suspended from 7 PM on Wednesday, 25 November. Amidst this a 19 second long video showing a billboard flying off a wall and falling on the two motorcyclists in the middle of heavy rainfall and gushing winds is going viral on social […]

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Don’t Fall For Viral Volkswagen Suicide Bomber Video Ad; It’s just a spoof!

A viral video, seemingly an advertisement for a Volkswagen car, is doing rounds on social media. A rather unusual video shows a suicide bomber driving a VW Polo to a restaurant.  He then detonates the bomb but the blast is contained within the car without blowing itself, saving the lives outside. Believing it to be […]

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