Video from 2014 passed off as footage of the ambush between the Northern Alliance and Taliban in Panjshir

The Panjshir province in Afghanistan has been the only province in the country that was not seized earlier by the Taliban. News reports state that the resistance force have inflicted heavy casualties on the Taliban.  Amidst this, a video showing heavy firing is circulating on social media claiming to show the Taliban facing heavy resistance […]

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Suicide incident from India viral as Taliban murdering Christian family in Afghanistan.

A gruesome video showing three dead bodies hanging from the ceiling is going viral on social media claiming that the Taliban is now entering and raiding houses in Afghanistan and murdering the Christian population who supported the previous government. The video shows a woman and her two children hanging in their home. This video is […]

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Image showing a “pool of blood” has no relation with the recent blasts at the Kabul airport

Social media is flooded with misinformation related to the ongoing unrest in Afghanistan post the Taliban take over. Amidst this a terrifying news of a twin blast that took place near Kabul airport claiming lives of at least 170 people including 13 US troop on 26 August 2021 was reported. The Islamic State (IS) -Khorasan, the Afghan unit […]

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Controversial graphic image of the Hindu God Krishna has NOT been created by Myntra

Social media is flooded with the trend ,’Boycott Myntra’ which is requests users to boycott the shopping app and refrain from  buying any product from the website. Amidst this, a graphic image depicting Draupadi’s vastraharan scene from Mahabharata is going viral on social media. The image further shows Lord Krishna using a smartphone and shopping for ‘extra-long sarees’ on […]

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2019 video of the AT&T Stadium viral as recent footage of Kabul airport after the Taliban took over

Social media is flooded with misinformation related to the recent take over of Afghanistan by the Taliban forces. In relation to this, a video showing hundreds of people rushing inside a huge hall is circulating on social media claiming to show actual footage from the Kabul airport in Afghanistan. This video is being shared with […]

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Women protesting against the Taliban in Iran shared to be from Kabul in Afghanistan.

After the Taliban seized over the Capital city of Afghanistan, Kabul, social media is filled with misinformation related to this incident. Several unrelated images and videos are being shared online as footage of the country post the takeover. Amidst this, a video of the first ever protest by few Afghan women against the Taliban went […]

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This is NOT Abdul Ghani Baradar storming into the Presidential Palace of Afghanistan after the seize

Social media has been flooded with misinformation related to the recent Taliban seize over Afghanistan. Several unrelated images and videos are circulating with misleading claims. Amidst this, an image of a group of men entering the Presidential Palace is circulating on social media claiming to show Abdul Ghani Baradar storming into the Presidential Palace of […]

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FACT CHECK: Video does NOT show Ashraf Ghani fleeing after the Taliban seized Kabul

Soon after the Taliban seized the capital city of Afghanistan, Kabul, social media was flooded with misinformation related to this incident. One such video showing the former President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani boarding a flight and waving goodbye to others. The claim made along with this video is that President Ashraf Ghani fled  Afghanistan leaving […]

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