This video of mischief-monger drunkards are being currently spread giving the impression that the police is acting in accordance with the recently amended Motor Vehicles Act

On 15th September 2019, a video was posted on a Facebook page called ‘Bollywood Blues’. In this video the police are seen beating two youths. It is written in the description of this post that, “A new movie called Mission Challan made by Modi ji’ on the new law is being released.  This law is […]

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A quarrel that took place between policemen in 2016 is being spread on social media as a scuffle over division of shares from the collection of current traffic challans.

On 7th September 2019, a Facebook user named ‘Journalist Punya Prasun Bajpai’ shared a video on Facebook. In this video two policemen are seen assaulting each other and a third policeman is trying to stop them. In the description of this post it is written, “When the police were fighting amongst themselves on the distribution […]

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The 2-year-old video is being circulated in the context of the Motor Vehicle Act.

On September 14, 2014, a Facebook user named “Mohammad Ashraf Ansari” posted a video, which reads, “Today on Saturday, police personnel from Gaur police station, dragged the vehicle owner cruelly in the name of vehicle checking, and killed him. Today is 14th, the police personnel  of Gaur police station in Basti district should take immediate […]

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The video from 2016 Haryana riots is being spread claiming it is current situation of Kashmir

On 17th August a Facebook user named Ik Tiger posted a video on Facebook. In this video the police were seen conducting lathicharge on protesters. The description of the post says: “Let the world see what @narendramodiGovt is doing in #Kashmir. The #Hitler from the East rises while the world sleeps. @realDonaldTrump should consider imposing […]

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Dispute amongst children on a playground in Unnao, UP was given a communal angle with false narrative.

On 12th July 2019 a Facebook user named Azamgarh Express posted a video. Its heading said “today the children of Madarassa in Unnao were made victims of hatred. This incident happened when the children were playing cricket in Madarassa. They were allegedly beaten up and forced to chant Jai Shri Ram. This is new India […]

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Is this the image of a brave Bihar police officer who shot dead 3 men attempting to rape a student…?

Narrative on social media Archived Link A Facebook page called Kerala Trending Media has published a post in Malayalam on 16 June 2019. The post carries an image of a lady cop donning Police’s Khaki uniform and seems to be a decorated officer holding a high rank. The caption of the post in English reads […]

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Did the BJP workers beat up an inspector ruthlessly, who went to investigate electricity theft at a BJP Leader’s place? Fact Check!

A Facebook user named ‘Pawan Singh’ shared a post on 10 June 2019. The post as translated from Hindi quoted “An inspector was beaten up badly by BJP workers, when he went to inspect electricity theft at a BJP Leader’s place in Banaras.” As per this post’s claim, in Banaras, BJP workers beat up an […]

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