FACT CHECK: Amul has not announced any contest with Cash Prize to commemorate its 75th Anniversary Celebrations

Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (GCMMF) or Amul, a dairy cooperative based in Anand, Gujarat is India’s largest food product organization. Even as the organization celebrates its 75th Anniversary in 2021, a number of links are going viral on messaging platforms claiming that Amul is giving out cash to winners of a contest. The […]

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FACT CHECK: Old and Unrelated Image Goes Viral as Car Wreck of Controversial Swedish Artist Lars Vilks…

Controversial Swedish artist Lars Vilks was killed in a car crash on October 4, 2021, after two murder attempts by fanatics following his drawing of the Prophet Mohammed with a dog. Shortly after the death of the provocateur artist at Sweden, some pictures have emerged on Social media platforms claiming it is from the same […]

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FACT CHECK: Old video of Police Brutality in Bihar goes viral as Assam’s Anti-Encroachment drive

A video with disturbing visuals of a Policeman stomping on what looks like an unconscious person is going viral on social media platforms with the claim that it is a video of a recent eviction drive in Assam.  The 36 second clip shows a person lying on the ground with a few policemen gathered at […]

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FACT CHECK: Unrelated Image of an Indo-Russian Bilateral Meeting Goes Viral As Multi-National Intelligence Agencies Meeting in New Delhi…

A photo of a meeting is being shared on social media with captions claiming that shows intelligence agencies from 5 nations including India’s RAW, Israel’s Mossad, America’s CIA, Russia’s KGB and England’s MI6 met at Delhi recently.   The photo went viral on social media, leaving many users believing that there was a meeting in New Delhi […]

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FACT CHECK: Video from 2020 shared as Afghan civilians setting fire to Pakistan’s border Check post recently

A video of violence and arson by a group of people setting what looks like a security post on fire is going viral on social media as Afghan civilians setting fire to a Pakistan security post recently.  The claims are being made in connection with recent reports of a stampede at the Chaman-Spin Boldak crossing […]

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FACT CHECK: Video from Wales passed goes viral as Pakistan jet flying over Panjshir in Afghanistan

A video of a fighter jet flying across a valley has gone viral on Social media with claims that the visuals are from Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan and that the jet is from Pakistan. Facebook Post | Archived Post Fact Crescendo found that the video is actually from Mach Loop, a Welsh training circuit where […]

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FACT CHECK: Old Picture of Veteran Pakistan Politician Sardar Mengal passed off as Syed Geelani

A picture of a Young Man being escorted by Police Officers is going viral on Facebook with Captions like stating that it is an image of late separatist leader from Kashmir, Syed Ali Shah Geelani when he was young. Multiple profiles and pages have been posting the same image and the posts have gone viral. […]

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FACT CHECK: Old video passed off as footage of Panjshir Ambush between Northern Alliance and Taliban

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 warfare is circulating on social media claiming that it shows the Taliban and Northern Alliance Resistance’s […]

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FACT CHECK: Assam CM has not tweeted that schools will reopen in November instead of September

Assam is going through a gradual unlock phase with the number of Covid-19 positive cases steadily coming down in the state. After being put on hold for many months now, classes are to resume from the Higher Secondary to the PG level in the state from September 1, 2021 as per a recent government announcement. […]

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FACT CHECK: Fake message claims NGO with support from Infosys is offering scholarships to meritorious students

A text message claiming that an NGO, supported by Infosys Foundation is offering financial help to meritorious students from weak financial background is being shared widely on messaging platforms like WhatsApp. The message is: “Hi All, A small help required. Will you please post this message in the known groups so that it gets circulated…. […]

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