Fact Check- This old video is from the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture in Saudi Arabia. It has no connection with Holi.

During the festival of Holi, a video is going viral on social media which shows a spectacular display of colourful smoke near a building. Social media users claim that the video shows how Holi was celebrated at the Atal Tunnel in Himachal Pradesh. A Facebook user shared the video with the caption, “HAPPY HAPPY HOLI. ATAL TUNNEL, […]

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No, this video does not show Ajay Devgn being beaten by farmers in Delhi.

A video of a brawl between two groups made headlines recently. Many users shared this clip claiming that it shows film actor Ajay Devgn being attacked by an angry mob of farmers in Delhi.  Fact Crescendo received many requests about this video on our WhatsApp Factline (9049053770).  We found out that the viral claims are […]

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FACT CHECK: Misleading media reports claim Assam’s Joi Barua has won an award at The Cannes Film Festival

News of a popular Singer-Composer from Assam, Joi Barua bagging an award at a prestigious film festival for the background music of an animated film has gone viral on Social media. The news went viral after a media organization, The Assam Tribune, published a Facebook post on its official account with the caption:  “Assamese singer […]

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Fact Check: A Naga Insurgent Outfit did not kill 9 CRPF soldiers recently

A Facebook post going viral in Northeast India claims that 9 CRPF soldiers were killed recently by a Naga insurgent outfit.  The caption reads “9 Indian soldiers killed in action by the #Naga freedom Fighters in Indian occupied #Nagaland.”  Posted on December 28, 2020 by page Alila Chophy Naga, the post has the link to an article published […]

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