Fact Check: Did Kodiyeri Balakrishnan gave such a statement on the accusations made against Binoy Kodiyeri…?

Narrative on social media A Facebook page called Kondotty Sakhakal has been circulating a Malayalam post on Facebook, which has garnered over 300 shares in mere 19 hours. The Malayalam post claims that CPM’s Kerala State Secretary has responded on allegations made against his elder son Binoy Kodiyeri by a woman who is a resident […]

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Is this the image of a brave Bihar police officer who shot dead 3 men attempting to rape a student…?

Narrative on social media Archived Link A Facebook page called Kerala Trending Media has published a post in Malayalam on 16 June 2019. The post carries an image of a lady cop donning Police’s Khaki uniform and seems to be a decorated officer holding a high rank. The caption of the post in English reads […]

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Fact Check: Was a female journalist attacked by BJP for asking questions about development in Maharashtra…?

Narrative on social media: Archived FB post A Facebook page by the name of CPIM Commandos had shared an image of seriously wounded woman with injuries on her eyes and face claiming that the image of a female journalist, Nikita Rao who was attacked in Maharashtra for asking questions about development works carried out by […]

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Fact Check: News about man who battered his wife’s feet with a baseball bat after mistaking her snake print stockings for real snake is false.

While surfing online, we come across several bizarre news about incidents happening around the world. Most of the times these fascinating incidents turn out to be true but not every time what we read, is reality. Sometimes these news are a result of misunderstanding by the publisher. For example, a prank believed to be true […]

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Fact Check: Did PM Modi Enter Guruvayoor Temple Wearing Footwear…?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Guruvayoorappan Temple on 8th June 2019 in Thrissur’s Guruvayoor and also addressed a rally of BJP workers after seeking blessings from Lord Guruvayoorappan. However, during his visit to the famous shrine, posts claiming Modi had violated the customs of the temple by entering the temple wearing footwear started to appear […]

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