This bridge was not constructed in Japan within 24 hours

A picture of U-shaped road is being shared with the claim that an emergency road has been constructed in Japan to maintain the flow of traffic after a landslide within 24 hours. On 13 October 2019, a Facebook page called “Dontgetserious” uploaded a photo captioned “Emergency road was constructed within 24 hours after a disastrous […]

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Fact Check: Is this Trinamool MP Nusrat Jahan dancing in Durga Puja?

On 23rd October 2019 a Facebook user named “Subhash Sharma Rampal” posted a video on Facebook. The title of the video was “Nusarat Jahaan ka durga pooja nritya, jis se mullaon ke pichvade mirchee lag gae the aur islaam khatare mein pad gaya tha, atyant sundar. Yahe sundarata is sanskrti ke hai, jaha kaale burke […]

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Rahul Gandhi’s statement on his intention to leave the country went viral

On 13th October 2019, a Facebook user named “Ravindra Kumar” posted a video, captioned, “This is the reality of the Gandhi family! They think the public is their father’s property, and are threatening that they will move to London and their children will study in America! Send them to London today! Best will be to […]

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This BJP MP is not criticizing his own government for PMC Bank fraud

On 12 October 2019, a Facebook user named “Vineeth Elson” posted a video with the caption that said, “This is BJP’s Lok Sabha MP and Advocate, Bhanu Pratap Singh. Forward to all Indians 1.3 billion to expose the works of BJP” In the video, we can hear a person talking to media about the recent […]

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The information on ‘Deposit Insurance Cover’ released by RBI in 2017 is currently being circulated as the latest information issued by the Bank

A post by ‘Shabab Alam’ has been shared on Facebook on 16th October 2019, showing the passbook of a bank. The description of the post states that, “HDFC bank has now started intimating its customers through a stamp on the pass book that only one lakh rupees will be paid in event that the bank […]

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A quarrel that took place between policemen in 2016 is being spread on social media as a scuffle over division of shares from the collection of current traffic challans.

On 7th September 2019, a Facebook user named ‘Journalist Punya Prasun Bajpai’ shared a video on Facebook. In this video two policemen are seen assaulting each other and a third policeman is trying to stop them. In the description of this post it is written, “When the police were fighting amongst themselves on the distribution […]

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To confuse people, a picture of a boy is being circulated with the claim of Amethi’s Pandit missing from Purva area

A Facebook user named ‘MD KuddushAlam’ has shared a picture of a child on Facebook on 7th September 2019. It is written in the description of the post – “This boy is a resident of Amethi, is missing since 2 pm yesterday afternoon. We will be very grateful if you share this photo further.” FacebookPost|ArchivedLink […]

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