False information related to Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi Shared to defame them.

Currently, a post with the birthdays of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going viral on social media. Users are claiming that Dr. Manmohan Singh’s birthday coincides with the day of celebration of International Deaf-Blind Day on September 26.  The birthday of Sonia Gandhi falls on […]

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Ludhiana’s free ride scheme’s helpline number for the safety of women is viral as an initiative by the Maharashtra government.

The safety of women in our country has always been on priority. With many recent incidents of crime against women, the government has taken many measures to ensure their safety.  In the backdrop of this, a post is going viral on social media claiming that the Maharashtra government has taken an initiative called the ‘Free […]

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Altered and Unrelated Photos go Viral as Photos of PM Modi, Prez. Murmu and Maha CM Eknath Shinde in their youth…

Four images claimed to be of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Droupadi Murmu, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde in their youth are going viral on Twitter.  However, we found the images to be either altered or unrelated. Let’s check out the reality of these photos. Viral Photographs Four photos […]

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Media, Web Portals, and Social Media Misreport that the top 4 UPSC rank-holders are women… 

The Union Public Services Commission announced the results of Civil Services (Main) examination 2021 last Monday. Shruti Sharma topped the list of rank holders with 54.56 per cent marks. Followed by Ankita Agarwal and Gamini Singla who secured the second and third positions respectively. Meanwhile media organizations, web portals and social media posts claimed that […]

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The sisters in the Viral Image have not cleared UPSC but Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) Exams…

The image shows three sisters who cleared Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) examination in 2017. They did not clear the UPSC examination. An image of three sisters with their mother is widely circulating on social media with the claim that the three girls are sisters belonging to the Dalit community who have cleared their IAS examination […]

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2019 video of a hate speech from Dehradun shared as a Qazi threatening Hindus in Delhi

The video has no relation with the recent communal violence in Delhi. Video shows a Qazi making inflammatory statements against a particular community, who was later booked by Dehradun Police. In Delhi’s Jahangirpuri two communities clashed with each other during celebration of Hanuman Jayanti. Following this incident, MCD ran bulldozer on alleged illegal encroachments in […]

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Old Video from Telangana Shared Falsely As Threats Issued to Hindus in Karauli

Rajasthan Police clarified that the viral video is not from Karauli, Rajasthan. The video is old and the incident happened in Nizamabad, Telangana.  Curfew was imposed in Karauli city of Rajasthan after communal tension broke out following stone pelting at a motorcycle rally passing through a Muslim-dominated area on Nav Samvatsar, the first day of the New […]

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Old video of a woman assaulted by a police officer in Jharkhand shared falsely as atrocity by UP police

The incident took place in 2020 in Barhet, Jharkhand. The police officer was later suspended. A video showing a police officer assaulting a woman is widely circulating on social media with the claim that Uttar Pradesh police assault women. Users have also tagged CM Yogi Adityanath to take strict action against these police officers.  The […]

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Samajwadi Party shares image from Mumbai to compare development in UP during its rule to that of BJP

Samajwadi Party shared an image from Mumbai captured in 2011 as evidence for the progress of the youth during their government in Uttar Pradesh. Amid the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, social media is brimming with misinformation related targeting one party or the another. The war between the parties is expected to intensify as […]

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125 passengers who tested positive for Covid at Amritsar did not travel in an Air India Flight

Punjab’s Health Ministry confirmed to Fact Crescendo that 125 passengers who landed from Italy to Amritsar came in a chartered flight and not in an Air India flight. Air India has also refuted the viral claim.                                                                                Amidst the rising Covid-19 cases in India and the upcoming third wave in the country, we saw a breaking […]

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WhatsApp forward claiming COVID-19 deaths under Govt Insurance Scheme is Misleading

Image Source- DNA India In light of the increasing death’s due to COVID-19 infections a WhatsApp forward is being circulated with the claim that insurance benefits for COVID-19 deaths can be claimed under two of the PM’s Suraksha Yojana Schemes, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY). The […]

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