FACT CHECK: Amul has not announced any contest with Cash Prize to commemorate its 75th Anniversary Celebrations

Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (GCMMF) or Amul, a dairy cooperative based in Anand, Gujarat is India’s largest food product organization. Even as the organization celebrates its 75th Anniversary in 2021, a number of links are going viral on messaging platforms claiming that Amul is giving out cash to winners of a contest. The […]

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An old video falsely being shared as footage from a car accident in which cartoonist Lars Vilks was killed

Controversial Swedish artist Lars Vilks was killed in a car crash on October 4, 2021, after two murder attempts by fanatics following his drawing of the Prophet Mohammed with a dog. Shortly after the death of the provocateur artist at Sweden, a video is circulating on social media platforms claiming it is from the same […]

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FACT CHECK: Old video of Police Brutality in Bihar goes viral as Assam’s Anti-Encroachment drive

A video with disturbing visuals of a Policeman stomping on what looks like an unconscious person is going viral on social media platforms with the claim that it is a video of a recent eviction drive in Assam.  The 36 second clip shows a person lying on the ground with a few policemen gathered at […]

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FACT CHECK: Fake message claims NGO with support from Infosys is offering scholarships to meritorious students

A text message claiming that an NGO, supported by Infosys Foundation is offering financial help to meritorious students from weak financial background is being shared widely on messaging platforms like WhatsApp. The message is: “Hi All, A small help required. Will you please post this message in the known groups so that it gets circulated…. […]

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FACT CHECK: The Viral Video of a Woman Getting Sexually Assaulted Is Not Related to The Suicide Case of Naga Girl in Jodhpur (WARNING: Physical torture)

A video going viral across social media platforms has led to an outrage amongst netizens. The video showing sexual assault on a woman by a group of men and another woman shook the northeast on May 26, 2021, the day it went viral. A lot of social media users claimed that the victim is from […]

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FACT CHECK: Old Video of Police Performing Aarti of Lockdown Violators from M.P. Shared as Guwahati…

A video going viral on social media platforms shows Police Personnel performing “Aarti” of people on a street. The captions accompanying some of the posts claim it to be from Guwahati. The text on some of the videos further specify that it is from Ganeshguri in Guwahati.  Original Link- Facebook | Archived Link We also […]

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FACT CHECK: Assam’s Time 8 was not the worldwide most viewed page on Facebook during recent elections

An infographic going viral on Facebook and other social media platforms in Assam claims that a Facebook page named Time 8 was globally the most viewed page on Facebook during the recently concluded Assembly Elections in Assam. The text is in Assamese. It has been uploaded by multiple profiles on Facebook.  Original Link- Facebook | […]

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