No, Congress Did Not Promise ‘Muslim Chief Justice of India’ In The Manifesto

As the Lok Sabha election’s second phase concludes, several social media posts are gaining traction, targeting the Congress party over their manifesto.  Particularly, one featuring a screenshot of a newspaper article alleging that the Congress manifesto includes promises favouring the Muslim community.  These alleged promises range from the appointment of a Muslim person as the […]

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Did a dalit Hindu lady from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh beheaded six Muslims after they threatened her to convert the religion?

An old message of a dalit woman beheading six muslim men has resurfaced again on social media. The claim states that after being threatened for rape and forceful religion conversion by six Muslim men, a Hindu dalit woman from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, beheaded those men. However, Fact Crescendo found the claim to be false. This […]

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Is this a video of a rally by Japanese people demanding to evacuate Muslims from the country? Know the truth. 

Currently, a video of a mob marching on the street is going viral on social media. Users are claiming that this is an incident from Japan where the locals are protesting against Muslims and demanding to evacuate them from the country.  However, Fact Crescendo found the claim to be misleading. This protest is not exclusively […]

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Does Article 30(A) of Constitution of India prohibits Hindus from giving religious teachings in educational institutions? Know the truth. 

An old post on Article 30 and Article 30(A) of the Constitution of India has resurfaced again on social media. The post differentiates between the two clauses and proves how our constitution is biased in providing provisions for education of minorities and Hindus. As per the claim, according to the Article 30(A) of the Constitution […]

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Muslim organization protesting against Alappuzha collector S. Venkitaraman shared with misleading narrative…

A video of Muslims protesting in Kerala was shared by Twitter account of Indu Makkal Katchi (Offl) alleging that these Muslims are protesting in Alappuzha against the newly appointed collector of the district, Sriram Venkitaraman, because he is a Brahmin. However, we found that the allegation is untrue and misleading. The protesters took out a […]

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Photo of a Protest in Pakistan Falsely Shared as Indian Muslims Burning Indian National Flag…

An image of some protestors burning the Indian National Flag is being shared on social media claiming that these are Indian Muslims protesting against Nupur Sharma’s controversial statement on Prophet Muhammad. However, the image is not from India. We found that the image is from a protest organized in Lahore, Pakistan.  Viral Image on Social […]

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Were Education Ministers of India between 1947 and 1977 Muslims Only? Know the Truth. 

An old post resurfaced on social media claiming that all the Education Ministers of India from 1947 to 1977 were Muslims under Congress’s government.  However, Fact Crescendo found that there were ten education ministers from 1947 to 1977. Out of which four were non-Muslims.  Facebook | Archive FACT CHECK Department of School Education and Literacy […]

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2019 video of a hate speech from Dehradun shared as a Qazi threatening Hindus in Delhi

The video has no relation with the recent communal violence in Delhi. Video shows a Qazi making inflammatory statements against a particular community, who was later booked by Dehradun Police. In Delhi’s Jahangirpuri two communities clashed with each other during celebration of Hanuman Jayanti. Following this incident, MCD ran bulldozer on alleged illegal encroachments in […]

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Unrelated video of a brawl in Surat shared as Radicalized Hindus attacking Muslims after watching The Kashmir Files…

The incident took place in Surat where two groups of people belonging to the Muslim community clashed with each other over some personal issues. The incident has no relation with the film the Kashmir Files. A video showing two men attacking a shopkeeper is widely circulating on social media with a claim that the incident […]

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Karnataka Hijab Row: Images of JD(S) leader Najma Nazeer falsely shared as burqa cladded Muskan Khan raising ‘Allah Hu Akbar’ slogans.

The woman seen without burqa in viral images is not Muskan Khan, the girl who confronted anti-hijab protestors in a college in Mandya. Fact Crescendo spoke to JD (S) Najma Nazeer whose images are being shared widely as Muskan Khan. Over the last few days, Karnataka has witnessed several protests across the state over the […]

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UAE based company is not manufacturing or packaging the Aravana Payasam served at the Sabarimala temple in Kerala

Public Information Officer at Travancore Devaswom Board and the company Al Zahaa confirmed to Fact Crescendo that the viral claim is False. The image does not show the original Aravana Payasam served at the Sabarimala temple. An image allegedly showing the “Aravana Prasadam” given to devotees at the Sabarimala temple in Kerala is widely circulating […]

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A video of an incident that took place in Turkey in 2012 is being made viral as the French police’s action on Muslims in present day France.

After the recent violence in France, where a teacher was beheaded in Paris over a controversial sketch of the Prophet Mohammad, social media is swamped with misinformation related to the ongoing protests in France. Amidst this a video of the police using water cannons and tear gas shells on people is doing rounds on social media with a […]

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Media Misreports the tragic Death of a Pregnant Elephant in Malappuram instead of Palakkad; Triggers Islamophobic Posts On Social Media…

Posts lamenting the loss of the life of a pregnant elephant and her unborn calf in a heart-wrenching incident that unfolded in Kerala, have flooded the social media. Be it on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or any other platform, netizens and celebrities raised their voices to condemn the incident. However, the initial reports by the media […]

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This video is from Gujarat Jamnagar, from a programme organised on 23 August 2019 where sword skills were demonstrated by women

The Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is being widely opposed in many parts of India; these protests have been going on continuously 24X7 days in different places. The women protesting have made Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh and Lucknow’s Ghantaghar the center of protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which has led to many misleading and inaccurate […]

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An Old video of Gurjjar protests in Jammu showcased as recent brutalities on Muslims by the Indian Police

On 27th October 2019, a Facebook user named “Hummayu Basharat” posted a video, captioned “Atrocities on Kashmiri Muslims by the Indian Police”. In the video, we can see the police arresting some people after hitting them with lathi sticks. Sharing this video on social forums rapidly, it is being claimed that this video shows the […]

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Are the Muslims intentionally licking the cutlery and plates on Eid for the Hindus to eat in it ? Fact Check!

A Facebook user named ‘Shiv Rajput’ shared a post on 6 June 2019. The post as translated from Hindi quoted “Special preparations on Eid for Hindu brothers. Carefully look after the Hindu Muslim brother.” As per this post’s claim, Muslims are putting their spit on plate, bowl and spoon before feeding the Hindus on Eid’s […]

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