Fact Check: Viral post on Raghuram Rajan, Rahul Gandhi and Nirav Modi is false

 Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's recent appearance in London had set the social media ball rolling. Many on Facebook shared a post involving the PNB scam accused businessman, Congress president Rahul Gandhi, and former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan.Read more at ...... Read More
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Fact Check: Wife divorced husband for faking as deaf and dumb is a fictitious story

 A story that says that a man faked being deaf and dumb for 62 years to avoid listening to his wife has gained a lot of traction on social media. Many users have shared it on Facebook, referring to an article published by a website called 'News Daily Report'. India Today Anti Fake News War r...... Read More
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Fact Check: No, this is not the video of Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on March 10

 India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) has found that the viral video is not of the same Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday.Read more at ...... Read More
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Mystery of the 'third hand' in Rahul Gandhi's image embracing elderly woman in INC ad - Alt News

 Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga tweeted a recent Congress advertisement of the minimum income guarantee scheme and raised doubts about a “third hand” visible in the photograph (archive). The ad showcased Rahul Gandhi embracing an elderly woman. At the extreme right of the image, an uni...... Read More
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Fact Check: Did China shoot down an Indian weather satellite in 2012?

 A post on Facebook, claiming China shot down an Indian weather satellite in 2012, has been doing rounds on the internet; India Today's Anti-Fake News War Room (AFWA) has found the claim to be false.Read more at ...... Read More
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Fake News From Rahul Gandhi's Wayanad Rally Keeps Social Media Abuzz | BOOM

 Several posts claiming Pakistani flags were waved in the pre-nomination rally of Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad go viral. However these posts were falsely calling the IUML banners as Pak flagsRead more at ...... Read More
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Unrelated video from 2017 shared to claim Delhi police halted ambulance for BJP MP Manoj Tiwari - Alt News

 Delhi police stopped an ambulance for BJP MP Manoj Tiwari…inside the ambulance, a little girl was fighting with life and death, and …Read more at  ...... Read More
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Was Yogi Adityanath Enticing Potential Voters With Cash? A FactCheck | BOOM

 The viral video shows the CM sitting while his team member distributes money to villagers. A caption with the video insinuates that a cash-for-vote scam is underwayRead more at ...... Read More
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Viral: Photoshopped image of Sambit Patra dining on footpath with homeless couple - Alt News

 A picture of BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra purportedly dining with a homeless couple on a footpath is doing the rounds on social media. Posting the same picture, journalist Niranjan Takle took potshots at the Modi government saying, “Bjp candidate Sambit Patra has exposed all Modi lies in single photo. House for eve...... Read More
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Fact Check: China never shot down an Indian satellite as being claimed

 A post on Facebook, claiming China shot down an Indian weather satellite in 2012, has been doing rounds on the internet; India Today's Anti-Fake News War Room (AFWA) has found the claim to be false.Read more at ...... Read More
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Can You Ask For A 'Challenge Vote' If Your Name Is Not On A Voter List? | | BOOM

 BOOM found that two out of the three claims made in the viral message are false.Read more at BOOMLIV...... Read More
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Photoshopped Pic Turns 'Chowkidar Chor Hai' To 'Pappu Cong Chor Hai' | BOOM

 The viral image has photoshopped the photo used by BBC Hindi and replaced the word 'Chowkidar' with 'Pappu Cong'Read more at ...... Read More
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No, Pakistani flags were not waved at Rahul Gandhi's pre-nomination roadshow in Wayanad - Alt News

 Two videos of a Congress roadshow by Rahul Gandhi were shared by a Twitter handle, @Padhalika. In the video clips, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and AICC general secretary in charge of Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi were seen standing on a truck and waving at the crowd during their roadshow in Wayanad, Kerala. …...... Read More
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False claim: Voters can ask for 'challenge vote' if name is missing from electoral roll - Alt News

 When you reach poling booth and find that your name is not in voter list, just show your Aadhar card or voter ID and ask for ” challenge vote” under section 49A and cast your vote. If you find that someone has already cast your vote, then ask for “tender vote” and …Read more at ...... Read More
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"Aloo sona machine": Previously debunked misinformation revived by ANI - Alt News

 Mathura: BJP MP Hema Malini reacts on Rahul Gandhi’s ‘aaloo ki factory’ reported remark. says, “Hamari sarkar bahut saari jagah mein factory laga chuki hai. Bahut saara aaloo ka ban raha hai, chips wagairah. Everything is being made, also export bhi kitna hota hai. The above was tweeted by news ag...... Read More
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Fact Check: Did Wayanad cheer up for Rahul Gandhi waving Pakistan flags?

 The green flags with a star and a crescent on them are not of Pakistan but of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) -- one of the allies of the United Democratic Front (UDF) in KeralaRead more at ...... Read More
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IIT-Delhi startup Sanfe falsely claim FDA approval and AYUSH ministry certificate for a pain relief roll-on - Alt News

 On 8th of March 2019, four IIT-Delhi entrepreneurs launched a product ‘Sanfe Period Pain Relief Roll-On’ that claimed to help women with menstrual pain. The start-up group who launched the product consists of two textile engineering students (Archit Agarwal & Harry Sehrawat ), a faculty of economics (Dr Seema...... Read More
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Fake News About A 'Challenge Vote' And Other News You Almost Believed | BOOM

 In this week's News You Almost Believed, we bring you the truth behind viral photos and videos.Read more at ...... Read More
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Video Of An Exorcism In Bangladesh Falsely Shared As Forced Conversion In Kerala | BOOM

 The video which is originally from Bangladesh has nothing to do with forcible conversion from Hinduism to IslamRead more at ...... Read More
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