This couple belongs to the Hindu community and this incident is not related to Love-Jihad

On 20th September 2019, a video was posted on Facebook by a user named ‘Bhataia Ji’. In this video, the public is seen beating up a young man. In the description of this post, it is written, ‘Nafis, a resident of Ramgarh, Jharkhand, took his Hindu girlfriend and attacked her with scissors; he was caught […]

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A mentally unwell old woman was beaten on the wrong charge of child theft

On 3rd September 2019, a Facebook user named “sachchaee vahee dikhao jo sach hai indiya” posted a video on Facebook. In this post, a video of an old woman is shown and it has been said that “a child thief has been caught in Siwan”. In this post, it has been claimed that ‘the old […]

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People mistook an intoxicated woman for being a child kidnapper and handed her over to the police

On 29 August 2019, a video has been shared on a Facebook page called ‘Madhesh 24 Hours’, in which the crowd is trying to catch a woman nearby. The description of the video reads, “woman caught red-handed while kidnapping little children in Manda”. This post claims’s that the woman shown in the video is a […]

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In the program of several development projects in Mathura, a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being spread with false claims

On 12th September 2019, a Facebook user named ‘Krishna Rathi’ posted a video on Facebook. In this post, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen sitting in front of a plastic pile, talking to a group of women. In the description of this post, it is mentioned, “2 camera men bulaakar kaaleen par kachara bichhaakar kaun […]

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The picture of a mentally ill woman is being circulated on social media labeled as being a picture of a child thief.

On 17th September 2019, a Facebook user named “Dhananjay Paul” posted some pictures, captioned, “A baby thief was caught in Chas Bokaro main road, please be alert if you see such a woman”. In this post, we can see a woman sitting on the road. Sharing this post on social media, it is being claimed […]

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The video of the Gorur Dam in Karnataka is being circulated as the video of the Indira Sagar Dam in Madhya Pradesh.

On 13th September 2019, a Facebook page called “Indore News – IMJ” posted a video, captioned “Shree Onkareshwar Jyotirling ke Indira Saagar Baandh pariyojana se Maa Narmada Je ka vikaraal svarup. Narmadehar”.  In this video we can see the opening of a dam. This video is being circulated on social media claiming that it is […]

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The Vrindavan ISKCON temple is not flooded; this is a picture of the ISKCON temple in Mayapur from the year 2015

On 20th August 2019, a Facebook page called “SA Hindus” posted a video, captioned, “Yesterday the ISKCON temple was flooded due to heavy rains in Vrindavan, however Lord Krishna’s devotees kept reciting hymns. Jai Sri Krishna | Radhe Radhe | in this video, we can see the devotees of Lord Krishna worshipping in the courtyard […]

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This group of lionesses are not from Thane but from Junagadh city of Gujarat.

On 12th September 2019, a user named “Shekhar Ram” posted a video, captioned as “Live video of 11 September 2019 at 1:54 PM at Ghodhbandar Road, Thane”. In this video we can see a pride of lionesses walking on the road.This video was shared on social media claiming that this incident took place on Ghodbunder […]

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A mentally challenged person was beaten up as the crowd suspected him of being a child kidnapper

Many claims pertaining to child theft are becoming viral on social media these days. Often in such cases people are falling prey into misconceptions and beating-up old, poor, mentally challenged people. Many times they are mistaken for child kidnappers and taken to the police station. We have recently uncovered many such false claims. We shall […]

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