Is UP Govt Giving Free Mobile Recharge? Don’t Believe In This Old Fake Message. 

An old message about free mobile recharge has resurfaced on social media. The viral message now claims that Yogi Adityanath’s government is giving free mobile recharge to celebrate the UP elections win.  Readers of Fact Crescendo forwarded this message to our WhatsApp FactLine (9049053770) and requested to do a fact-check on it. Fact Crescendo found that the […]

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Old video of a woman assaulted by a police officer in Jharkhand shared falsely as atrocity by UP police

The incident took place in 2020 in Barhet, Jharkhand. The police officer was later suspended. A video showing a police officer assaulting a woman is widely circulating on social media with the claim that Uttar Pradesh police assault women. Users have also tagged CM Yogi Adityanath to take strict action against these police officers.  The […]

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Edited video shared falsely to claim SP leader Rajesh Yadav vowed to kill Thakurs and Brahmins

Samajwadi Party leader Rajesh Yadav’s PRO has provided Fact Crescendo the original video. The video getting viral is edited and a complaint against it has been registered with the police. As voting began in Uttar Pradesh, a video is being widely circulated on social media claiming a Samajwadi Party leader is making provocative statements against […]

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Screengrab Of TV9 Bharatvarsh’s opinion poll For Second Phase Of UP Elections Shared As Prediction For The Whole State

The image shows the prediction for only second phase of elections. The final opinion poll survey predicted a majority of 205-221 seats for BJP and 144-158 seats for Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh elections.  As the phase one voting for Uttar Pradesh has begun from today (10 February 2022), an image showing TV9 Bharatvarsh opinion […]

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Opinion Poll graphic card predicting Samajwadi Party’s Full Sweep in UP Elections is Morphed

The viral graphic cards are made after digitally altering India TV opinion poll survey results. With the upcoming elections in Uttar Pradesh, two graphic images are circulating on social media that showing an opinion poll prediction for the upcoming winners and losers for Uttar Pradesh Elections. The first image shows SP winning all the 403 […]

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BJP spokesperson shares edited image of Akhilesh Yadav holding a placard in support of Yogi Government.

The viral image is digitally altered. The original image shows Akhilesh Yadav holding a placard that mentions jobs and employment. Leading up to the assembly elections in UP, social media has witnessed many viral content showing opposition leaders promoting the incumbent BJP government. Fact Crescendo has earlier debunked such images and videos and found them […]

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Old video of people stopping Smriti Irani’s car in UP shared in context of recent campaign for UP elections…

The video has no relation with the upcoming Uttar Pradesh election. The video is of Congress workers protesting against the Hathras case blocked Smriti Irani’s car in 2020. Social media has witnessed several videos and images of political nature ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Elections scheduled next month. In the past few days, we have […]

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Image from Rajasthan viral as BJP leader thrashed in Uttar Pradesh while asking for votes.

The image has no relation with the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Elections. Image shows BJP leader Kailash Meghwal whom farmer in Rajasthan allegedly attacked in 2021. As the election dates for Uttar Pradesh approach closer, social media platforms are witnessing more and more misleading and false content. In this series, an image showing a man with […]

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Akhilesh Yadav has not promised to build 2000 mosques in Uttar Pradesh after he comes to power.

Samajwadi Party’s spokesperson Nasser Salim confirmed to us that the viral image is Fake. A poster showing Samajwadi Party’s leader Akhilesh Yadav’s quote is widely circulating on social media. The poster claims that Akhilesh Yadav has promised to build 2000 mosques when he wins the election, reduce the reservation for Dalits and other backward classes, […]

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Samajwadi Party shares image from Mumbai to compare development in UP during its rule to that of BJP

Samajwadi Party shared an image from Mumbai captured in 2011 as evidence for the progress of the youth during their government in Uttar Pradesh. Amid the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, social media is brimming with misinformation related targeting one party or the another. The war between the parties is expected to intensify as […]

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No, Election Commission has not declared dates for UP Assembly Elections

The Election Commission confirmed to Fact Crescendo that the viral post is False. They have not announced the official dates of the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections in 2022. Political campaigning is intensifying in Uttar Pradesh as the upcoming assembly elections approach nearer. The present chief minister’s tenure will end next year on 14 March 2022. […]

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Video of CAB protest in 2019 shared as ‘Krishna devotees in Mathura Gathered to Storm Idgah Mosque’…

Local media owner confirmed to Fact Crescendo that the viral video dates back to 2019 when massive crowds took to streets for protesting against CAB. On 6th December 1992, raging crowd of volunteers called Karsevaks stormed and demolished what used to be called Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. This led to violent communal riots […]

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Image of Incheon International Airport Shared On Social Media As Jewar International Airport…

The image shows the Incheon International Airport at Seoul in South Korea. The Noida International Airport in Uttar Pradesh has not been constructed yet. PM Modi laid the foundation stone one day ago. On 25 November 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the Noida International Airport, near Jewar in Uttar Pradesh’s […]

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MOH has not issued Office Memo stating compulsory holiday in 4 states due to COVID-19

We received a viral image on our WhatsApp number 9049053770 for Fact Check which claimed that Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as issued an office memorandum declaring compulsory holiday for the states of Maharashtra, Sikkim, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh. The viral government office memorandum mention’s that, as a step towards  containing the COVID-19 disease […]

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To confuse people, a picture of a boy is being circulated with the claim of Amethi’s Pandit missing from Purva area

A Facebook user named ‘MD KuddushAlam’ has shared a picture of a child on Facebook on 7th September 2019. It is written in the description of the post – “This boy is a resident of Amethi, is missing since 2 pm yesterday afternoon. We will be very grateful if you share this photo further.” FacebookPost|ArchivedLink […]

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The Vrindavan ISKCON temple is not flooded; this is a picture of the ISKCON temple in Mayapur from the year 2015

On 20th August 2019, a Facebook page called “SA Hindus” posted a video, captioned, “Yesterday the ISKCON temple was flooded due to heavy rains in Vrindavan, however Lord Krishna’s devotees kept reciting hymns. Jai Sri Krishna | Radhe Radhe | in this video, we can see the devotees of Lord Krishna worshipping in the courtyard […]

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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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