Video of a tornado hitting Myrtle Beach ,South Carolina in 2020 going viral as cyclone Yaas

At present, many videos are being shared on social media platforms in relation to cyclone Yaas which recently hit West Bengal and Orissa. Many of these videos are old and not related to Cyclone Yaas. Recently, a video has been circulating on social media claiming that this video shows real life footage of cyclone Yaas. […]

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2018 video from Venezuela is falsely linked with the post-poll situation in West Bengal

Bengal’s State Assembly election results were announced on 2nd May 2021. Since then, there have been various reports of clashes from different parts of the state between the two major rival political parties. There are allegations that a group of people have killed the supporters of another party and incidents were reported where the party […]

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An Old video of a murder in Brazil is falsely shared as BJP worker Uttam Ghosh’s murder in West Bengal

Bengal’s State Assembly election results were announced on 2nd May 2021. Since then, there have been various reports of clashes from different parts of the state between the two major rival political parties. There are allegations that a group of people have killed the supporters of another party and incidents were reported where the party […]

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Video of a girl giving water to her COVID positive father in Andhra Pradesh linked with WB violence

Bengal’s State Assembly election results were announced on 2nd May, 2012. Since then, there have been reports of clashes between political parties from different parts of the state. Somewhere there are allegations that a group of people have killed the supporters of another party and somewhere there have been incidents of burning down of the party […]

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Video from Bangladesh shared as rape and murder incident in West Bengal

Bengal’s State Assembly election results were announced on 2nd May, 2012. Since then, there have been reports of clashes between political parties from different parts of the state. Somewhere there are allegations that a group of people have killed the supporters of another party and somewhere there have been incidents of burning the party office. This […]

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BJP workers were not gang raped in Birbhum: SP Birbhum

After TMC swept the Bengal assembly election on 2nd May, social media is swamped with misinformation related to violence in Bengal. Politicians and celebrities around the country are posting misleading information about the situation in Bengal. Images of dead bodies, riots, fire, looting are being shared as recent incidents related to the alleged political violence. […]

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Video from Bangladesh peddled as violence in Bengal during assembly elections

Social media is flooded with misinformation related to the ongoing state assembly elections in West Bengal. Fact Crescendo Hindi and Fact Crescendo Bangla has been actively debunking such viral claims on social media. Amidst this, a video of protesters stopping an armed forces’ is circulating on social media claiming that it is from West Bengal […]

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Image of an injured CISF jawan being circulated in context with the Shitalkuchi attacks

West Bengal witnessed widespread violence in the fourth phase (April 10) of West Bengal Elections 2021 across polling booths in the Cooch Behar district. According to media reports four people died in CISF firing at poll booth number 126 in Sitalkuchi. One person was killed in a separate incident at poll booth number 285 in […]

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