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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FAKE ALERT: Edited video shared as Uddhav Thackeray dissing Hindu Festivals

Amidst the growing pressure for reopening the temples in the state and the debate over the use of firecracker’s on Diwali, a video purportedly showing Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray dissing Hindu Festivals is going viral on social media.  Taking it at the face value, many people expressed their anger over Thackeray’s alleged disparaging comments about […]

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No, Joe Biden did not invite Manmohan Singh as chief guest to his inaugural ceremony

Political turmoil in the US is still brimming with uncertainty. A viral message claiming that Joe Biden has invited former Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh as a chief guest to his upcoming inaugural (swearing-in) ceremony has been doing rounds on the social media. Fact Crescendo got in touch with Dr. Singh’s office, which denied […]

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An old video of a Belgian MP denouncing the Quran in Parliament is being shared as a recent incident.

As the world is still in shock after the beheading of a French teacher last month, multiple false claims are being peddled on social media. A clip of a Belgian MP denouncing the Holy book Quran in the parliament has resurfaced again claiming that it is a recent incident.  It is being claimed that Belgian […]

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