Did Israel gun down a mosque in Palestine during the Azaan?

A video of heavy gunfire on a minaret of a mosque is going viral on Indian social media with the claim that Israeli forces shut down the azaan (Islamic call to prayer) in a mosque in Palestine.  Fact Crescendo received many requests about this video on our WhatsApp Factline (9049053770). We found out that the […]

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No, Man Spitting on Pizza is Not Muslim Immigrant in London Restaurant

A video clip of a man spitting on food is doing rounds on social media. Users are claiming that it is from London and the man in the video is a Muslim immigrant from Algeria. Fact Crescendo received many requests about this video on our WhatsApp Factline (9049053770). Upon investigating, it is found that the […]

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2018 Video of bridge collapse in Varanasi shared as recent incident

A video of a bridge collapse is doing rounds on social media with a claim that this incident took place in Uttar Pradesh on 23 February. The same video is also being claimed as being from Hyderabad where the Balanagar-Jeedimetla flyover is allegedly said to have crashed down. Fact Crescendo received many requests about this […]

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No, Maharashtra Did Not declare a 15-day lockdown from 1st March

A screengrab of a Marathi news channel is going viral with a claim that the Maharashtra government declared a 15-day lockdown in the state starting from 1st March. It is being circulated after CM Uddhav Thackeray did an online address on Sunday in which he warned about the rapid growth of coronavirus cases in the […]

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Did PM Modi silence a common man who questioned him about the petrol price hike?

A clip of PM Narendra Modi interacting with common people via video conferencing is going viral on social media. It shows PM Modi apparently silencing a common man when he confronted him with rising fuel prices.  Some shared as a joke while many believed as true.  Fact Crescendo received many requests about this video on […]

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Does the List of Padma Shri Awards for 2021 not include any Bollywood star, Cricketer or Politician?

A message is doing rounds on social media claiming that not a single Bollywood celebrity, Cricketer and Politician have been included in the list of Padma Shri Awards for the year 2021. Many hailed it as a historic decision of the government to give the award only to real social workers. Fact Crescendo received several […]

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Defunct NSA listening station in Germany passed off as a mosque in Turkey

Image of a dilapidated building shaped like giant golf balls on a cylinder is doing rounds on social media. It is being passed off as an odd-shaped mosque in Turkey. Many even mocked it as a poor-taste of Islamic architecture. Fact Crescendo received several requests on our WhatsApp Factline (9049053770) about this photo.  We found […]

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No, Two Health Workers Did Not Die after receiving the Covid-19 Vaccine in the UK

After the UK became the first nation to approve the coronavirus vaccine for general use, all eyes were on its mass vaccination rollout last week. However, on the first day of the immunization campaign came the news of two health care workers having allergic reactions after receiving the vaccine.  It fueled the already popular baseless […]

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