Video of Indian army men installing Sikh flag is from Leh, not Indo-China border - Alt News

 Several social media users have posted a minute-long video of Indian army men hoisting a gigantic Sikh flag and chanting ‘Bole So Nihal Sat Sri Akal’. It has been claimed...Read more: ...... Read More
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Image morphed to show Asaduddin Owaisi with Mohan Bhagwat ahead of UP polls - Alt News

 An image of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat seated next to AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi has been shared on social media. The accompanying Hindi caption reads, "Owaisi arrived at Mohan Bhagwat's...Read more: ...... Read More
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Bajrang Dal members apprehend two adults traveling in a train, falsely claim 'love jihad' - Alt News

 On January 16, a Hindi-language website called Humlog published an article that claimed Bajrang Dal apprehended Aatif, a Muslim man, who attempted to abduct a married Jain woman. This post...Read more: ...... Read More
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Alt News Impact: Facebook and YouTube ban accounts posting hate speech - Alt News

 On December 23, 2021, Harish Ramkali, a member of the Bajrang Dal in Haryana, posted on Facebook that any school that dresses its students as Santa Claus without prior permission...Read more: ...... Read More
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UP govt's fact-checking wing falsely claims photos of unemployed workers not from state - Alt News

 On January 16, news agency ANI UP/Uttarakhand posted a tweet about migrant workers facing distress due to COVID-19. It quoted one worker as saying, "We don’t have any work as...Read more: ...... Read More
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Fact-check: Did Akhilesh Yadav say UP will see prosperity if 'Yogi govt' is elected? - Alt News

 Several social media users have claimed that Akhilesh Yadav, president of the Samajwadi Party, admitted that Uttar Pradesh will prosper if the Yogi government is elected. This claim has been...Read more: ...... Read More
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No, BJP MP Ravi Kishan did not complain about the 'smell of sweat' of Dalits in this video - Alt News

 Recently, Gorakhpur MP Ravi Kishan from the BJP had posted a picture of him having a meal at a Dalit person’s house in his constituency. The picture received widespread criticism...Read more: ...... Read More
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Congress misrepresents Sonu Sood's interview with Barkha Dutt ahead of Punjab polls - Alt News

 On January 17, the Indian National Congress (INC) shared a 30-second promo video for Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi. The video opens with actor Sonu Sood’s comments. He can...Read more: ...... Read More
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Teleprompter snafu? No, PM's speech interrupted because of a technical glitch - Alt News

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the World Economic Forum's (WEF) online Davos Agenda 2022 summit on January 17. However, the headlines and social media trends about the event revolved around...Read more: ...... Read More
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Photo of AAP leaders Arvind Kejriwal, Bhagwant Mann morphed in front of liquor shop - Alt News

 A photo of Arvind Kejriwal with Bhagwant Mann is widely being circulated on social media. In the photo, it appears that the two politicians are sitting outside a government registered...Read more: ...... Read More
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Congress used a photo from their own days claiming 'Youth Anger' against BJP governance.

 A small video is posted by Official social media platforms of Congress with a collection of different photos to blaming BJP's governance. Indian National CoRead more: ...... Read More
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Fake poster claims Akhilesh Yadav said SP will build 2000 mosques in UP - Alt News

 A poster claimed to have been made by the Samajwadi Party (SP) is widely shared on social media. The poster attributes the following quote to SP president Akhilesh Yadav --...Read more: ...... Read More
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Video of brothers reuniting 74 years after India-Pak partition shared with false claim - Alt News

 A viral video of two brothers, one from India’s Punjab and the other from Pakistan’s Punjab, reuniting after being separated for 74 years due to the partition was recently widespread...Read more: ...... Read More
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Scripted video of a man stealing a girl's scooter is viral with added communal angle.

 A video is viral in which a man is seen stealing a girl's scooter. The man is claimed as Muslim in the viral message - " Read more: ...... Read More
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Misleading video claiming dry ginger can cure Omicron is scientifically baseless - Alt News

 In a 2-minute video, a man recommends a “technique” to prevent infection from Omicron, the latest COVID variant. He recommends snorting dried ginger. He even claims that he has sold...Read more: ...... Read More
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Congress uses morphed image to show Hindu-Muslim support for the party - Alt News

 Various social media handles of the Indian National Congress (INC) shared an image of two men from the Hindu and Muslim communities holding a poster of the party. The image...Read more: ...... Read More
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No, China did not launch an "artificial Sun" into the sky - Alt News

 A 0:30 seconds long clip is being widely circulated on social media with the claim that China recently “debuted” an “artificial sun”. Except for the video, these claims do not...Read more: ...... Read More
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Congress uses photos of BJP-led Assam govt's initiative for Punjab poll promise - Alt News

 Multiple social media accounts of the Indian National Congress (INC) have shared a graphic that consists of an image of women taking a selfie in front of pink buses. The...Read more: ...... Read More
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Sambit Patra shared photos taken during CM Adityanath's tenure to target SP - Alt News

 The BJP and Samajwadi Party have been sparring frequently ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. Members of both parties have been sharing old or unrelated images and...Read more: ...... Read More
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