Viral Message Claiming P-500 Paracetamol Tablets Contain Machupo Virus Is A Hoax.

A message warning people against the use of P-500 paracetamol tablets is going viral on social media. The message reads,” URGENT WARNING! Be careful not to take the paracetamol that comes written P/500. It is a new, very white and shiny paracetamol, doctors advise that it contains “Machupo” virus, considered one of the most dangerous […]

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Old video shared as visuals from cabin of Singapore Airlines flight hit by turbulence

A passenger was killed and 71 others injured due to severe turbulence on a flight from London to Singapore.  Flight SQ321, a Boeing 777-300 ER with 211 passengers and 18 crew members, took off from Heathrow on Monday, May 20, 2024 and encountered severe turbulence en route. It was diverted to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, landing […]

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Newspaper Clipping Quoting PM Narendra Modi’s Brother Prahlad Modi Saying That PM Modi Was Evicted From His House For Stealing Jewellery Is Fake.

Recently a newspaper clipping went viral on social media. The newspaper clipping was Amar Ujala quoting PM Modi’s brother Prahlad Modi saying, ” He didn’t leave to become a monk, for stealing jewellery Narendra Modi was kicked out of house” (“संन्यास कभी नहीं लिया , गहनों की चोरी करने पर घर से निकाले गए थे […]

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Did Not Say That RSS Opposes Reservation. Viral Video Is Incomplete.

Recently a video clip of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat went viral on social media. In the viral video, Mohan Bhagwat can be heard saying “Sangh waale bahar se toh baatein acche karenge andar jaake kehte hai aarakshan ka humara virodh hai, bahar hum bol nahi sakte” (Sangh people oppose reservation from within, […]

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Video Of Congress MLA Jagat Singh Negi Going Viral As A Nepalese MP Criticising PM Modi.

A video clip of a politician criticising PM Modi is going viral on social media. Sharing the video users claimed that PM Modi was being criticised in the Parliament of Nepal. Twitter Link | Archived Link  However, as we investigated, we came to know that the viral video was not from Nepal but from the […]

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Old Newspaper Clipping Carrying J P Nadda’s 300 Terrorists Remark Is Going Viral Linking With The Ongoing General Elections.

A Hindi newspaper clipping is going viral on social media with the headline “Nadda Bole- Desh Mein 300 Aatanki Ghusnewaale Hain, NDA Ko Jitane Ki Appeal” (Nadda said – 300 terrorists are going to enter the country, urged to make NDA win) Twitter Link | Archived Link  However, as we investigated, we came to know […]

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Old Video Of Rahul Gandhi’s Visit To Baba Baidyanath Dham Is Going Viral Linking With His Nomination Filing From Raebareli.

Rahul Gandhi filed his nomination from Raebareli on 3rd May 2024. Meanwhile, a video linking him to his nomination is going viral on social media. The video shows Rahul Gandhi visiting a temple and people are chanting Modi Modi slogans. Sharing the video on Facebook a user claimed that after filing his nomination from Raebareli, […]

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Old Incident Of Polling Fraud In The 2021 Assam Legislative Assembly Election Going Viral Linking With The General Election 2024

Recently a post went viral on social media with the claim that there were only 90 voters at a booth in the Dima Hasao district of Assam, but 171 votes were cast in EVM. Five officers of the Election Commission were suspended too.  Twitter Link | Archived Link. We have found the same claim on […]

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An Old, Unrelated Video From Kerala Is Being Shared as Congress Workers In Karnataka Catching Fire While Burning The Effigy Of PM Modi.

Recently a video showing a group of people burning an effigy is going viral on social media. Sharing the video on Facebook a user wrote, “Lungi of five Congressmen caught fire while burning Modi’s effigy in Karnataka! See how all this happened. Now Modiji’s effigies have also started teaching a lesson. This is Modiji power” […]

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The Video Of Yogi Adityanath Promoting Diabetes Medicine Is Fake.

A video of Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath promoting diabetes medicine is going viral on social media. The thumbnail of the video read, “Bharat mein madhumeh ki mahamari par vijay prapt ki gayi hai! Madhumeh ko alvida kahe” (Diabetes has been conquered in India! Say goodbye to diabetes). The video shows Yogi Adityanath saying that […]

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The Visuals Of The Kashmir Floods Are Not Recent But from The Year 2014.

Recently heavy rains triggered flash floods in several areas of Kashmir including Handwara and Kupwara. A video of people wading through flooded streets is going viral on social media claiming that to be from the recent floods in Kashmir. Facebook Link | Archived Link The same video was shared here too. Archived Link. However, as […]

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Did PM Modi Call People Of Karnataka Sinners? Here’s The Fact Check.

A video of PM Narendra Modi is going viral on social media with the claim that he called the people of Karnataka “sinners”. In the video clip PM Modi can be heard saying, ”Ye Karnataka waalon ne jo paap kiya hai, uski saza is chunav mein dijiye aur Modi aanewaale varso mein bhi aapko guarantee […]

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Did Amit Shah Say That SC, ST And OBC Reservations Will Be Abolished If BJP Government Come Into Power?

Recently a video of Union Home Minister Amit Shah is going viral on social media. In the video Amit Shah can be heard saying, “If BJP government is formed again, we will scrap the unconstitutional SC, ST and OBC reservations” Facebook Link | Archived Link The same post can be seen here, here, here and […]

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Visuals of Popular Front’s Foundation Day 2020 rally shared as Muslim Private Army marching in Kerala

A video which shows a considerable number of uniformed participants rallying in a disciplined manner is being shared on social media with captions stating that they are members of the Muslim Private Army marching in Kerala.  The participants can be seen holding a banner reading “Unity March” in Malayalam.  The same video was shared with […]

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No, Bill Gates did not “confess” that Covid-19 vaccines are harmful and should be withdrawn immediately

With the number of COVID-19 positives on the rise again, social media is also getting flooded with misinformation related to the infection as well as the vaccines.  One such message being forwarded on instant messaging apps claims that Bill Gates has confessed that the vaccines are harmful and has called for all Covid-19 vaccines to […]

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FACT CHECK: Outdated message claims Celebrity Chef has proven that McDonald’s Burgers are toxic

A passage being shared widely on Social Media platforms claims that McDonald’s burgers are unfit for human consumption. The message attributes the statement who Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver who has reportedly proved that the food they sell is not fit to be ingested as it is highly toxic due to the use of bacteria-killing ammonium […]

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FACT CHECK: Has Japan banned the use and shut down the production of microwaves? Find out the Truth

A viral message listing the harmful effects of Microwave oven is going viral on messaging platforms. The message claims that because of its harmful effects, the use and production of  Microwaves has been banned in Japan. Fact Crescendo received the same message on its 24×7 Factline number 904 905 3770 with a request to verify […]

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FACT CHECK: Afghan National Volleyball Player Mahjabeen Hakimi Was Not Beheaded by Taliban; Here’s the Truth…

Mainstream media and social media users across the world claimed that an Afghan National Volleyball Player Mahjabeen Hakimi was beheaded by the Taliban. However, Fact Crescendo found that these reports were false and Mahjabeen’s was not beheaded by Taliban. In fact, she was found dead under mysterious circumstances even before the fall of Ashraf Ghani […]

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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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FACT CHECK: Old and Unrelated Image Goes Viral as Car Wreck of Controversial Swedish Artist Lars Vilks…

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, some pictures have emerged on Social media platforms claiming it is from the same […]

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FACT CHECK: Unrelated Image of an Indo-Russian Bilateral Meeting Goes Viral As Multi-National Intelligence Agencies Meeting in New Delhi…

A photo of a meeting is being shared on social media with captions claiming that shows intelligence agencies from 5 nations including India’s RAW, Israel’s Mossad, America’s CIA, Russia’s KGB and England’s MI6 met at Delhi recently.   The photo went viral on social media, leaving many users believing that there was a meeting in New Delhi […]

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FACT CHECK: Old video passed off as footage of Panjshir Ambush between Northern Alliance and Taliban

The Panjshir province in Afghanistan has been the only province in the country that was not seized earlier by the Taliban. News reports state that the resistance force have inflicted heavy casualties on the Taliban.   Amidst this, a video showing heavy warfare is circulating on social media claiming that it shows the Taliban and Northern Alliance Resistance’s […]

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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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Video of a Wedding Dance in Pakistan viral as Taliban Celebrating after Seizing Power In Afghanistan

After the Taliban seized Kabul, various social media posts in connection with Taliban and the present situation in Afghanistan have flooded social media. One such video doing the rounds is of some armed men dancing together during some kind of celebration. It has been claimed that the men in the video are Talibani militants who […]

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FACT CHECK: Old video from Syria shared as woman shot to death by the Taliban recently at Afghanistan

As India celebrated its 75th Independence Day on Sunday, Taliban forces entered the Afghan capital Kabul forcing the incumbent President Ashraf Ghani to flee.  In the aftermath of the fall of Kabul, social media witnessed a flurry of disturbing that went viral in no time. Some of those videos, however, have been debunked as old […]

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FACT CHECK: Viral Screenshot of article stating CNN praised the Taliban for wearing masks is from a satirical website

With the Taliban taking control of Kabul, Afghanistan, a lot of posts are being made on social media in connection to the happenings there. One such post that is going viral is a screenshot of an article with the headline “CNN Praises Taliban For Wearing Masks During Attack.” The screenshot also has an image of […]

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FACT CHECK: Viral Image of Banner with a Picture of PM Modi Congratulating Toppers at a Kerala College is Morphed…

A picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a banner congratulating the toppers of the Government Engineering College in Thiruvananthapuram is going viral in different languages on social media. The photo of the banner has been shared by multiple users with captions like “Height of Narcissism” on platforms like Twitter.  Here is one such post uploaded […]

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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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