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: Were total number of votes polled in 373 constituencies found to be less than the total number of EVM votes counted…?

Narrative on social media Archived Link A post in Malayalam, claiming discrepancies in data of polled votes and votes counted on EVM, has gone viral on Facebook. The post claims that in 373 constituencies, the total number of polled votes is less than the total number of votes counted. The caption of the post, published […]

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Fact Check: No, Kerala Police has not issued any Such Warning to the Public as claimed by viral social media posts!

Narrative on social media The following Facebook pages Youth Icon Media, SouthViral Health , ആരോഗ്യം, Love Media, PrimeReel Media, Youth Icon Media, Latest Home Designs, ആരോഗ്യം Life Plus, രുചിക്കൂട്ട്,  have been spreading posts that claim that Kerala police has issued a warning to people of Kerala against robbers who attack homes at night. Such posts […]

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Fact Check: Did Bajrang Dal conduct arms training for kids in a school campus owned by a BJP MLA…?

Narrative Asianet news have been sharing a news article from their Facebook page since June 1, 2019. The news article’s headline in Malayalam reads as follows: “Kids imparted training to operate firearms in campus of a school owned by a BJP MLA; DYFI files complaint.” Below is a screenshot of the Malayalam article published by […]

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