Rumour of journalist Pragya Mishra's murder is false - Alt News

 A WhatsApp forward claims that Uttar Pradesh journalist Pragya Mishra was murdered in broad daylight for her critical reportage on Kumbh Mela amid a growing pandemic. Photographs of a woman...Read more: ...... Read More
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Inhaling camphor, lavang, ajwain and eucalyptus oil DOES NOT increase blood oxygen level - Alt News

 A viral message widely shared across WhatsApp and Twitter suggests that inhaling the vapour of camphor, lawang, ajwain and eucalyptus oil can increase blood oxygen level and even relieve respiratory...Read more: ...... Read More
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Inhaling camphor, lavang, ajwain and eucalyptus oil DO NOT increase blood oxygen level - Alt News

 A viral message widely shared across WhatsApp and Twitter suggests that inhaling the vapour of camphor, lawang, ajwain and eucalyptus oil can increase blood oxygen level and even relieve respiratory...Read more: ...... Read More
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Photos of Vadodara's BAPS temple viral as BAPS Mumbai has started COVID ward - Alt News

 The second wave of COVID-19 has hit severely in India. On April 16, The Times of India reported that Maharashtra recorded the highest number of cases (63,729) and deaths (398)...Read more: ...... Read More
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Photos from Egypt, Indonesia shared with #BanRamzanGatherings in India - Alt News

 Over 2,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Haridwar where more than 35 lakh pilgrims have gathered for the Kumbh Mela. The BJP-led central government has received immense backlash...Read more: ...... Read More
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Video of man tossing money on New York streets is not related to COVID - Alt News

 A video of a man tossing money in New York’s Time Square is being shared on social media along with the text, “A man died in New York City, due...Read more: ...... Read More
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No crowd in Haridwar for Kumbh Mela? Fact-checking misleading video - Alt News

 Despite India facing a severe second wave of COVID-19, the central government did not ban religious gathering for Kumbh Mela in Haridwar. About 35 lakh pilgrims have gathered at the...Read more: ...... Read More
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Unrelated video shared as recent protest in Pakistan by Islamist party TLP - Alt News

 A video of thousands of protesters gathered in public and chanting slogans has been shared on social media with the claim that it shows Pakistani citizens protesting against prime minister...Read more: ...... Read More
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No, a 'Harvard' study did not laud UP govt's handling of migrant crisis - Alt News

 A piece of news that was widely reported in the media in the first week of April claimed that a Harvard study hailed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh...Read more: ...... Read More
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Old images of Kumbh Mela shared amidst 2021 gathering during COVID - Alt News

 Nearly 30 lakh people have gathered by the banks of the Ganga in Haridwar for the Maha Kumbh Mela, one of the largest religious gatherings in the world. As the...Read more: ...... Read More
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Old images from Telangana falsely shared as cash seized from BJP Bengal leader's residence - Alt News

 West Bengal elections are underway and supporters of BJP and TMC are not only promoting the parties in election rallies but also on social media, often through misinformation. A photograph...Read more: ...... Read More
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This is NOT the video of man beaten in MP's Neemuch, police deny caste/ communal angle - Alt News

 [Warning: The video shows violence and may be distressing for some readers.] A gruesome video is being circulated on social media with the claim that a young Muslim labourer was...Read more: ...... Read More
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A webseries scene shooting of a cop killing a couple is viral as real life murders.

 A video is viral, mostly on WhatsApp, in which a cop following a minor altercation, can be seen firing on a man, followed by shooting the woman crying for the mRead more: ...... Read More
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Did Johns Hopkins hail UP among toppers in managing COVID across the world? - Alt News

 In the first week of April, media outlets reported that an unnamed study by Johns Hopkins University found that Uttar Pradesh’s management of crisis during the pandemic was among the...Read more: ...... Read More
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Morphed images show PM Modi and Amit Shah in Sonagachi - Alt News

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah were in West Bengal to campaign for the BJP in the ongoing assembly elections. Photographs of the two leaders have been...Read more: ...... Read More
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Delhi man 'angry with God' defiles Hanuman idols, Sudarshan News adds false Muslim angle - Alt News

 Sudarshan TV tweeted a video claiming that three temples were vandalised in Dwarka, Delhi. “Another temple was gripped by hate,” read its tweet. (Archive Link) “ ...Read more: ...... Read More
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Video from Bangladesh viral as Muslims in West Bengal obstruct army jeeps - Alt News

 Visuals of a crowd armed with sticks trying to stop army vehicles from moving forward have gone viral on social media. Users are claiming that the incident is from West...Read more: ...... Read More
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Congress MLA JS Negi's speech viral as Nepalese leader criticises PM Modi - Alt News

 A video of a parliamentary speaker delivering a critical speech on Prime Minister Modi and his policies is being shared on social media with the claim that it is from...Read more: ...... Read More
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Video of husband stabbing wife to death in Delhi shared with 'love jihad' spin - Alt News

 Videos showing violence against woman take little time to be circulated with ‘love jihad’ claims in India. Two videos have recently been shared with similar communal overtones. In the first,...Read more: ...... Read More
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Did John Hopkins hail UP among toppers in managing COVID across the world? - Alt News

 In the first week of April, media outlets reported that an unnamed study by Johns Hopkins University found that Uttar Pradesh’s management of crisis during the pandemic was among the...Read more: ...... Read More
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