Did Pakistani Cricketer Babar Azam reacted angrily to fans chanting Jay Shree Ram? Know the truth. 

A video of Pakistani cricketer Babar Azam reacting angrily to the spectators is going viral on social media. In the video, Babar Azam was sitting with other members of his team when the spectators started shouting Jay Shree Ram and Har Har Mahadev. Spectators also shouted ‘tel laga ke dabur ka, naam mita do Babar […]

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Is this a video of the recent total solar eclipse witnessed by the people of Chile? Know the truth. 

Many regions of North America witnessed the total solar eclipse a couple of days ago. It started from the Pacific coast of Mexico and ended at the Atlantic coast of Canada. Thousands of people gathered to witness this awestruck phenomenon.  Against this backdrop, a video of many people gathered at a sea and watching a […]

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Video of a Rajasthani Youth Assaulted on Allegations of Adultery Resurfaces with a False Narrative

Caste-based atrocities continue to plague our society, as evidenced by recent incidents such as the assault on a Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh after her goat strayed into fields belonging to upper-caste individuals, and the attack on a Dalit child from Madhya Pradesh for touching a water bucket.  A video of an incident where a […]

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Elephant ransacking FCI godown is not Arikomban, and the video is from West Bengal, not Kerala.

This video shows Ramlal, an elephant, breaking into an FCI godown and eating rice in Kalsi Bhanga, a village in West Bengal’s Medinipur area. Elephant videos have always acquired popularity on social media. A video of an elephant breaking the shutter of a storage facility, dragging a gunny sack out, and eating what looks to […]

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Does Kerala’s Malappuram branch of SBI accept deposits under Sharia law? Know the truth 

SBI Life offers a mutual fund scheme named Pure Fund that invests exclusively in accordance with Sharia law. It is available across the country, not only in Malappuram. A poster displayed at the State Bank of India’s Kerala, Malappuram branch recently went viral on social media. The poster reads ‘Sharia fund accepted here’ in English. Many individuals […]

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Edited Video Shared as PM Modi Spoke Against Caste Based Reservation in Parliament

A video is being shared widely on social media platforms with a claim that PM Modi expressed his opposition to the caste based reservation system. The video is being shared on social media as evidence of PM Modi’s anti-reservation stance along with the hashtag #NoVoteToBJP. Following is one such tweet. Archived Link In the above […]

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Is the Canadian government putting up signs warning Indians not to defecate in public? Know the truth

The viral image has been digitally altered. It belongs to UNICEF’s campaign in Ghana, Africa. Not linked to the Indians residing in Canada. A billboard depicting a person defecating in public is making the rounds, with the claim that Canadian authorities have issued these advertisements in Hindi for Indian residents. The caption states, “Municipalities across […]

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Is this a recent video of Gayatri Mantra being sung during the Pakistan PM oath taking ceremony? Know the truth. 

A video of a lady singing Gayatri Mantra in presence of former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif and others is going viral on social media. Users are claiming that this is a recent video where Gayatri Mantra was sung during the oath taking ceremony of the newly appointed Prime Minister of Pakistan.  However, Fact Crescendo found […]

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Has The Election Commission Of India Fixed The Dates For The 2024 Lok Sabha Elections? Know The Truth. 

Currently, social media is buzzing with the posts related to the 2024 Lok Sabha elections date. Political parties are also gearing up by holding rallies and public meetings. Against this backdrop, a post mentioning the dates of upcoming elections is going viral on social media. Users are claiming that the Election Commission of India had […]

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Is this a video of Bengaluru people riding bikes through a pipe to avoid traffic? No. The viral claim is false

Recently, the city of Bengaluru has been in the news headlines due to its traffic conditions. People are facing massive traffic congestion while commuting.  Against this backdrop, a video of people riding bikes through a huge pipe to avoid traffic is going viral on social media. Social media users are claiming that this incident is […]

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This video does not show Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma on the way to attend Anant Ambani’s pre-wedding

This viral video is from June 2022. Both Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are currently in London The whole nation and the world are witnessing the year’s biggest event, with celebrities from all walks of life flocking to Jamnagar in Gujarat to attend billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani’s son Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s pre-wedding bash. […]

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Is this an image of Chitra Tripathi and Anjana Om Kashyap with Rakesh Taikat during the current farmers’ protest? Know the truth. 

After farmers’ leaders rejected the Center’s proposal of buying 5 crops at Minimum Support Price (MSP), they resumed the Delhi Chalo protest. Against this backdrop, an image of Rakesh Tikait with Chitra Tripathi and Anjana Om Kashyap riding on a tractor is going viral on social media.  Social media users are sharing the image of […]

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Is This Photo Of A Man Crossing A Police Barricade With A Sword From The Farmers’ Protest? Know the truth. 

The police tried to stop the agitating farmers from Punjab and Haryana who were heading towards Delhi. There have been reports of violence between the police and the protestors.  Against this backdrop, an image of a man crossing the police barricade holding a sword in his hand is going viral on social media. Users are […]

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12 Golden vahanas donated to Bhadrachalam temple by NRI association goes viral linking to Ayodhya Ram Temple

The video shows the golden vahanas given to the Sri Sita Ramachandra Swamy temple in Bhadrachalam, Telangana, by the NRI Vasavi Association in the United States in March 2023. It has no link to Ayodhya Ram Temple. Following the consecration ceremony of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, the practice of receiving gifts from throughout the […]

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Is this the video of different world leaders arriving in India for Ayodhya Ram Mandir Pran Pratishtha? 

Currently, a video showing the arrival of many political leaders from various countries arriving at the airport is going viral on social media. In the video we can see Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau, US President Joe Biden, UK’s PM Rishi Sunak and his wife, UAE’s President, Australia and Turkey’s PM etc getting down from a […]

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Did this photographer have tears of joy after seeing the idol of Rama in Ayodhya? Read the truth

This photographer’s image is from a 2019 football match. The photographer broke down in tears after his national side lost a match. The consecration ceremony of the Ram temple in Ayodhya took place on 22 January with Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing the rituals. Several visuals of people celebrating the consecration have been shared online. […]

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Did Kevin Pietersen upload his image with tilak and write Jay Shree Ram? Know the truth. 

Currently, former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen’s image with tilak on his forehead is going viral on social media. Along with this an Instagram post saying “Jay Shree Ram” is also there. Social media users are claiming that recently Kevin Pietersen uploaded the image and wrote Jay Shree Ram on his Instagram account.  However, Fact Crescendo […]

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A scuba diver from Gujarat raises a saffron flag underwater to celebrate the consecration of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, not Indian Navy

This viral video shows a scuba diver from Gujarat raising saffron flag under water to celebrate the consecration of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya. He has no link to Indian Navy. The consecration ceremony of the Ram temple in Ayodhya took place on 22 January with Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing the rituals. Several visuals […]

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Old video of Ganpati celebration of SRK and Salman Khan goes viral linking to Ayodhya Ram Temple.

SRK and Salman Khan have not attended the consecration ceremony of Ram Temple in Ayodhya. The viral video is a combination of two different videos of Ganpati celebrations in September 2023 that they have attended together. The consecration ceremony of the Ram temple in Ayodhya took place on 22 January with Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

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Crocodile spotted on Chennai road- fake video shared

This video is not related to Chennai. This was denied by Supriya Sahu, Additional Chief Secretary Environment Climate Change & Forests, Govt of Tamil Nadu. Amid relentless rain lashing Chennai and neighbouring districts of Tamil Nadu in the wake of Cyclone Michauang, an adult mugger crocodile was spotted crossing the Perungalathur-Nedungundram road near the state capital, reportedly […]

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A provocative post to boycott various products in market which are falsely claimed to be Israel’s

Currently, posts on boycotting Israel products are trending on various social media platforms. People are expressing their support towards Palestine by encouraging others to boycott products of Israel.  In one such post, the names of 19 companies are mentioned. Users are claiming that these 19 companies belong to Israel and people need to boycott it.  […]

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Is this a video of a mosque destroyed by Israelites during the current war with Palestine? Know the truth

A few days back, Hamas terrorists infiltrated Israel and killed citizens and army personnel. In response to this, Israel struck back the Gaza strip with rockets that destroyed many infrastructures in the region.  Against this backdrop, a video of a mosque being destroyed is going viral on social media. It can be seen in the […]

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Is this a video of Hamas terrorists capturing Israeli generals during the ongoing war situation? Know the truth

A few days back, Hamas terrorists infiltrated southern Israel and killed many civilians and the army. Currently, the war between Israel and Palestine is at its peak. Against this backdrop, many images and videos are going viral on social media.  In one such video, a few security guards can be seen escorting a man with […]

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Is this video a real visual of a chopper shot down during the recent Israel-Palestine war? Know the truth

On 7 October 2023, the Palestinian extremist organization Hamas launched a missile attack on Israel from the Gaza Strip. More than 4,000 rockets were reportedly used by Hamas in the attack . Hamas named the attack Operation Al-Aqsa Storm. In response to this attack, Israel launched a rocket attack on Gaza City the next day. […]

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Video of a temple decoration shared as wedding hall decorated with currency notes

This video is from Sathya Ganapathy Temple in Bengaluru. The currency notes decorations were prepared as part of the week-long Ganesha Chaturthi celebrations.  A video claiming to show a wedding venue being decorated with Rs 2 crore notes has now gone viral on social media. The visuals show a place beautifully decorated with garlands of different colored […]

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Ananthasayana idol dedicated to Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala- know the truth

Shivanarayana Jewellers created this Ananthasayana idol for Bhima jewellers Chairman Dr. P. Govindan. They created this idol solely for display. The media frequently reports about worshippers presenting items worth millions and crores to the Gods in places of worship. Now it has come to our attention that a video has been circulating claiming that the […]

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Is this an image of women Scientists of ISRO celebrating the success of Chandrayaan-3? Know the truth

This image is after the success of Mangalyaan (Mars Orbiter Mission) in 2014. It has nothing to do with Chandrayaan-3. The successful landing of Chandrayaan-3 on the moon on 23 August has created an atmosphere of joy across the country. India achieved the remarkable feat of becoming the first country to land near the south pole of […]

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An AI-generated image goes viral as a railway station in Kerala is specially decorated to welcome the Onam festival.

This is an AI-generated image, not the specially decorated Kerala railway station and train for Onam festival Onam is Kerala’s national festival, lasting ten days and featuring pageants, boat races, flower carpet competitions, and a variety of tourist attractions. Flowers and flower carpets are an important feature of this festival. The entire state is preparing […]

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Image showing the imprints of Indian emblem and ISRO logo etched on the moon’s surface is not real

The viral image is digitally created using the photo editing tool, as confirmed by its creator. The successful landing of Chandrayaan-3 on the moon on 23 August  has created an atmosphere of joy across the country. India achieved the remarkable feat of becoming the first country to land near the south pole of the Moon. Following this […]

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Did Dubai government refused to light Pakistan’s flag on Burj Khalifa on the occasion of its Independence Day? Know the truth

Pakistan celebrates its Independence Day on 14 August. Every year, the flags of both countries, Pakistan and India are hoisted at Burj Khalifa on their Independence Day.  Currently, a video is going viral on social media in which a large number of people are standing near Burj Khalifa and raising slogan ‘Pakistan Zindabad.’ A woman […]

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Old video captured by International Space Station shared as view of earth from Chandrayaan 3

The video was captured from the International Space Station in October 2022, months before the launch of Chandrayaan-3. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has shared new updates on its historic mission Chandrayaan-3 as the spacecraft inches closer to the Moon gradually. Chandrayaan-3 will make its first soft-landing attempt to the Moon’s South Pole region […]

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Video of a man helping people in crossing a flooded road in Colombia falsely shared as India

The video was shot in September 2022, when heavy rainfall produced flooding in the Colombian city of Barranquilla. Not related to India. Jayati Ghosh, a famous development economist who teaches at the University of Massachusetts and serves on two high-level United Nations advisory boards, uploaded a video on Twitter showing a guy ferrying passengers 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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A video of firing guns from Myanmar is viral on social media as the current situation in Manipur.

Last month, in the north-east state of India, Manipur, clashes between locals belonging to two different community people, Meitei and Kuki tribe erupted. Many people lost their lives and many were found wounded. Indian army and paramilitary forces had to step in to control the situation.  Social media are flooded with posts and videos of […]

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An old video of a cell phone tower that caught fire in 2018 shared as a 5G tower set on fire in India.

An old video of a cell phone tower that caught fire in 2018 Misinformation about 5G technology has been spreading across countries on social media, alleging that it poses an immediate threat to health and well-being. Those who have sharing such information are linking them to several unproven conspiracy theories, and have called for destroying […]

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Ancient priest’s tomb painting shared as Hindu temple discovered under pyramids of Egypt.

A 4300-year-old tomb artwork that depicts ancient life discovered near Giza’s Great Pyramid is shared falsely claiming that a Hindu temple was discovered under the temple. An image showing an excavated site under a pyramid is widely shared on social media claiming that it is an ancient Hindu temple found under the pyramids in Egypt. The image is shared with […]

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Salman Khan was a background dancer at NMACC Event- what’s the truth?

This video of Salman Khan dancing as a background dancer is from Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani’s sangeet ceremony in December 2018, when she married Anand Piramal. Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre (NMACC) was recently inaugurated in Mumbai on 31March. NMACC, located in Mumbai’s commercial Bandra Kurla Complex, will hold art shows, exhibitions, and theatre […]

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Was ₹500 Currency Notes Served At The Recent NMACC Event Instead Of Tissue Papers?

The Rs.500 currency notes in the image are fake. Notes Were added to a dessert Daulat ki Chaat’ as a part of the culinary presentation. Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre (NMACC) was recently inaugurated in Mumbai on 31March. NMACC, located in Mumbai’s commercial Bandra Kurla Complex, will hold art shows, exhibitions, and theatre in the future.Several […]

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Misleading claim with footage of Fox Tail Lily as ‘Mahameru’ blooming in the Himalayas once in 400 years.

Popularly known flower Fox Tail Lily is widely being circulated as the Mahameru flower found in the Himalayas.  The Himalayas are home to many natural beauties. According to some research, several rare medicinal plants and flowers can only be found in the Himalayas. A video of a flower blooming is presently trending on social media. […]

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Are customers queued outside the Bank of Baroda to close their accounts in protest of loan approval to Adani? Know the truth.

Adani who was ranked the world’s second richest businessman slipped a few ranks after the Hindenburg report. This report accused Adani to manipulate its stock with the help of shell companies. According to a recent report Bank of Baroda had agreed to continue to lend money to Adani Groups.  In the backdrop of this, an […]

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The viral video of a fight between two lawyers in a court in Uttar Pradesh is viral as an incident from Maharashtra. 

A video of two ladies fighting is currently going viral on social media. The ladies and people around them can be seen wearing lawyer’s uniforms.  It is claimed that this fight took place between an advocate and a judge in Maharashtra.  However, fact Crescendo found the claim to be false. This is an incident from […]

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Neena Gupta is not the first Indian woman to win the Ramanujan Prize

Professor Neena Gupta is not the first Indian woman to be honoured with the Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians. Sujatha Ramdorai is the first Indian woman to win this Prize in 2006. Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries is a mathematics prize awarded annually by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Italy. The prize is named after […]

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Image from 2015 shared as visuals of recent helicopter blast in Kedarnath

Seven people, including the pilot, were killed after a helicopter carrying Char Dham yatra pilgrims crashed near Kedarnath in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand on 18 October 2022. Social media platforms have been flooded with images and videos of the incident. Amidst this, an image showing a helicopter bursting into flames is widely circulating on social media […]

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Popular kids channel Cartoon Network is NOT shutting down.

Cartoon Network Company itself denied the viral claim. Following the announcement of Cartoon Network’s merger with Warner Bros. Animation, the internet was flooded with ‘RIP Cartoon Network’ posts. Many people assumed that Cartoon Network’s closure would mark the end of an era they had cherished for decades. Millennials shared childhood memories on Twitter. Some thanked […]

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Altered image of American singer Justin Timberlake in keep America Trumpless T shirt goes viral.

The image was digitally altered. In the actual photo, Timberlake was wearing a t-shirt with ‘Nike Air’ written on it. Donald Trump, a former US president, stated in a recent interview that everyone wants him to run for president in the US elections in 2024. He continued by praising Narendra Modi for his outstanding performance […]

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Alia Bhatt has not accused the BJP of the boycott trends; the BBC has not published this image.

BBC Hindi has clarified that the viral image is fake and the BBC’s logo has been misleadingly added to the viral image. The Boycott Bollywood trend has now started engulfing actors Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor starrer Brahmastra. Amidst this, an image published by BBC News Hindi claiming to show a comment given by Alia Bhatt is widely […]

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