CGI simulation of Tornado passed off as arrival of Nivar cyclone

As the cyclone Nivar hit along the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast, social media is abuzz with videos of its drastic visuals. One such video of a heavy cloudburst into the sea is being shared as the arrival of cyclone Nivar.  Fact Crescendo has received this video on our WhatsApp Factline (9049053770) for a fact-check. We found […]

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Old video of International Fleet Review viral as Diwali celebration of Indian Navy

A video of illuminated ships and fireworks is going viral on several social media platforms claiming that that the video shows celebrations by Indian Navy during Diwali 2020. The caption of the post mentions “Indian Navy celebrating Diwali 2020.” The same video is also going viral with the claim that says “Celebration of Diwali by INDIAN […]

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Video game footage viral as India’s airstrike on PoK

On 20th November, several news channels, based on a report by news agency PTI, reported that the Indian Army had carried out ‘pinpoint strikes’ to destroy terror launch pads in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). According to the news report, the Indian security forces had carried out pin-point strikes on terror launch pads in Pakistan occupied […]

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Was Tricolor hoisted at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on the occasion of India’s 74th Independence Day? Know the truth…

India’s 74th Independence Day was celebrated on 15th August. In this context, a picture has been circulated on social media forums in which we can see the tricolor hoisted at Lal Chowk in Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir. This picture claims that the tricolor was hoisted on the occasion of the 74th Independence […]

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The picture of crossing the river hanging from a rope is old and it has no relation with India.

On social media, we can see a viral picture in which  some school children are seen crossing a river with the help of a rope. This picture has been posted sarcastically and labeled ‘development model of Uttarakhand government’ on social media forums. The title of the post reads, “These pictures are from the same country […]

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Has 4G internet Service been restored in Jammu and Kashmir? Know the truth :

An order issued by the Principal Secretary to the Government, Shaleen Kabra about the resumption of 4G Internet services in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on July 27th 2020 is becoming increasingly viral on social media platforms. The claim allegedly contains a PDF of a government order clearly stating that 4G internet connection […]

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