Old image of BJP MP Manoj Tiwari with Jama Masjid's Imam Bukhari shared ahead of Delhi polls - Alt News

 Since the beginning of 2020, several social media users have been sharing an image of BJP Delhi MP Manoj Tiwari and Imam Ahmed Bukhari, the 13th Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid. The viral post takes a subtle dig at Tiwari and the Bharatiya Janata Party for indulging in ‘identity politics’. Tiwari’s …Read more ...... Read More
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Morphed poster falsely claims 'burqa, hijab' dress code for CAA protest in Mumbai - Alt News

 BJP media panellist Yashveer Raghav shared a poster of a protest rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act (2019) which allegedly mentions that the dress code for women attendees is ‘Hijab or Burqa’. He wrote, “If you want to take part in protests against CAA and NRC (provisions for which are yet to …...... Read More
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Fake Rs 2000 notes seized from RSS supporter Ketan Dave in Gujarat? False claim viral - Alt News

 Several social media users have posted images that show stacks Rs 2,000 denomination currency notes seized by the police. The accompanying claim suggests that the cash was recovered from the car of Ketan Dave, an RSS worker. On January 14, Twitter-user @HabibHasan_ posted the viral images and tweeted in Hindi, “Consignment o...... Read More
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Photo of Dalit activist Kancha Ilaiah shared as elderly student at JNU - Alt News

 A post with a photograph of an elderly man is being shared on Facebook with a claim that the man is 47-year-old Moinuddin from Kerala, studying at Jawarharlal Nehru University (JNU) since 1989. Studying in JNU is continues life long process....!!! He is 47 years old Moinuddin from Kerala, living in Delhi …Read more ...... Read More
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BJP MLA 'Anil Upadhyaya' talking about CAA? No, videos yet again viral with fictitious name - Alt News

 A video of a man talking about violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is being shared with the claim that he is BJP MLA, Anil Upadhyay. The man questions if anyone has the guts to raise their voice against Home Minister Amit Shah. “Show …Read more at ...... Read More
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Videos yet again viral as BJP MLA 'Anil Upadhyaya' talking about CAA/NRC - Alt News

 A video of a man talking about violence at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is being shared with the claim that he is BJP MLA, Anil Upadhyay. The man questions if anyone has the guts to raise their voice against Home Minister Amit Shah. “Show …Read more at ...... Read More
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Fictitious politician 'Anil Upadhyaya' makes a comeback, now as BJP MLA criticising CAA/NRC - Alt News

 A 2;20 minutes video of a politician is being shared in with the claim that he is ‘BJP MLA Anil Upadhayay’ criticising the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC). Bjp mla Anil upadhyaya. Posted by Mohammedali Mannaril on Wednesday, 8 January 2020 In the video, he says that …...... Read More
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Tarek Fatah tweets movie clip as Pakistani mother denying polio vaccination to her children - Alt News

 Pakistani Canadian author Tarek Fatah tweeted a video with the claim that it shows a Pakistani mother denying polio workers from vaccinating her children. “Pakistani mother slams the door shut in the face of Polio workers. Screams at the two female volunteers,” reads his tweet. Fatah later took down his tweet but &hell...... Read More
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Did Rahul Kanwal say chanting 'Vande Mataram' is anti-national? Clipped video, misleading claim - Alt News

 Last week, India Today broadcast a series of sting operations investigating the violence in Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus that left 36 injured on January 5. The broadcast was anchored by journalist Rahul Kanwal. Since January 12, a 20-second clip of Kanwal began circulating on social media with a claim that …Read mo...... Read More
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ABVP JNU secretary denies masked woman in viral video associated with ABVP, visual evidence disagrees - Alt News

 On January 11, India Today’s Rahul Kanwal questioned Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) JNU secretary Manish Jangid about Komal Sharma after a masked photograph of her weirdling a stick inside Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus during the January 5 attack went viral. Jangid was questioned about Sharma’s affiliation ...... Read More
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Morphed tweet of Shehla Rashid calling for boycott movie of movie on Kashmiri pandits viral - Alt News

 The trailer of Bollywood film ‘Shikara – The Untold Story of Kashmiri Pandits’ released on January 7, 2020. Journalist Aditya Raj Kaul shared the trailer and tweeted, “In tears. I am unable to move. For the first time someone has had the courage to narrate my story of forced exodus by Islamist …...... Read More
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No, Indira Gandhi did not force Sitaram Yechury to resign as JNUSU president during emergency - Alt News

 A picture tweeted by former Infosys CFO Mohandas Pai on January 10, 2020, took Twitter by storm. It garnered 4,500 retweets and 9,500 likes in one day. The text on the image claims that in 1975, former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi entered Jawaharlal Nehru Univerity (JNU) along with Delhi police and forced …Read more...... Read More
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Alt News probes ABVP's link with JNU student exposed in India Today sting - Alt News

 On January 10, India Today broadcast a sting operation where first-year French degree program student at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Akshat Awasth, confessed his involvement in the January 5 attack. Awasthi identified himself as an ABVP activist. India Today investigation revealed three names – Akshat Awasthi (ABVP ac...... Read More
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