Distasteful road safety awareness video leads to anti-Muslim misinformation on social media - Alt News

 A video widespread on social media shows a man stopping two Muslim men riding a motorcycle without helmets. This leads to a heated altercation and a mob brandishing swords and...Read more: ...... Read More
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Congress members endorse misleading ad on Rajasthan budget for Muslim religious sites - Alt News

 On March 12, an advertisement was published in leading Hindi daily Rajasthan Patrika which said, “For the first time in the history of Rajasthan budget, Rs 100 crore has been...Read more: ...... Read More
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Old image of anti-France rally in Bangladesh viral as protests against PM Modi upcoming visit - Alt News

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to go on a two-day tour of Bangladesh on March 26, on the occasion of the country’s 50th Independence Day. Social media users began...Read more: ...... Read More
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Tajinder Bagga shares clipped video of Rahul Gandhi's interaction with students in Assam - Alt News

 On March 19, BJP Delhi spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga tweeted a video of Rahul Gandhi. The Congress leader is seen addressing a crowd and poses the question - “Ask...Read more: ...... Read More
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Tajinder Bagga shares old video to falsely claim Arvind Kejriwal supported farm laws - Alt News

 The Bharatiya Janata Party introduced three new agricultural bills in the Parliament, which were passed in the Lok Sabha on September 17, 2020. Farmers across the country, especially from Punjab...Read more: ...... Read More
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Mamata Banerjee's visit to a dargah was not in 'secret' but covered by media - Alt News

 The upcoming election in West Bengal has given rise to online misinformation. A video of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with members of the Muslim community has gone viral. People can...Read more: ...... Read More
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Aaditya Thackeray is not HIV positive, TV9 Bharatvarsh graphic plate morphed - Alt News

 On March 20, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s son Aaditya Thackeray announced in a tweet that he had tested positive for COVID-19. Following this, many users began sharing a screenshot...Read more: ...... Read More
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Photos of BJP West Bengal workers clashing with each other is from 2016 - Alt News

 Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP have been campaigning ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in West Bengal. On March 19, Newslaundry reported that BJP workers in West Bengal were dissatisfied...Read more: ...... Read More
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NDTV targeted over reporting on the record statement of US Defense Secretary - Alt News

 The United States Secretary of Defence General (Retd.) Lloyd J. Austin met Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his three-day visit to India. This was the first outreach by the US...Read more: ...... Read More
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Old video of UP CM Adityanath announcing lockdown shared as recent - Alt News

 Alt News received a request on its WhatsApp helpline number and official mobile application to verify a video where Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath talks about imposing a strict lockdown...Read more: ...... Read More
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Led by ANI, news outlets publish 7-yo report on Saudi marriage laws as recent - Alt News

 On March 19, news agency Asian News International (ANI) published a report headlined, “Saudi Arabia prohibits men from marrying women from Pakistan, 3 other nations: Report”. Nineteen hours later, the...Read more: ...... Read More
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Women's day event at National Health Mission, MP viral as COVID meeting - Alt News

 A video of a woman dancing to the Hindi song ‘Hawa Hawai’ in the presence of other women is widespread online. Madhya Pradesh Youth Congress shared the video on Facebook...Read more: ...... Read More
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Congress posts misleading comparison on COVID-19 vaccine price - Alt News

 Several Congress social media accounts have shared a graphic that claims that the former UPA government offered ‘free of cost vaccines for 12 preventable diseases’ while the Bharatiya Janata Party...Read more: ...... Read More
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Canada thanked PM Modi for COVID vaccines? Misleading news run by Indian media - Alt News

 On March 11, ANI reported that a billboard was put up in Greater Toronto, Canada to thank Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for providing COVID-19 vaccines to the country. Billboards...Read more: ...... Read More
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Video of Karnataka CM announcing COVID-19 restrictions is from 2020 - Alt News

 Since last month, there has been a gradual spike in COVID-19 cases in India. On March 15 Times Now reported that Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa met with experts to...Read more: ...... Read More
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No, PM Modi isn't visiting a camp housing displaced Hindus from Pakistan in this photo - Alt News

 Actor and former FTII chairman Gajendra Chauhan shared a black and white photograph on March 2 with the claim, “This is a rare 31-year-old picture when Narendra Modi met Hindus...Read more: ...... Read More
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ABP News broadcast on trains cancelled due to COVID in 2020 viral as recent - Alt News

 A 5:58 minutes long video of an ABP News broadcast has gone viral on social media. The clip relays a news update on the government cancelling all passenger trains until...Read more: ...... Read More
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Image of morphed cheque viral as Nirav Modi gave Rs 98 crore to Congress - Alt News

 Social media users have been circulating a photo of a cheque claiming that Nirav Modi gave Rs 98 crore to Congress. Several people shared a screenshot of a post with...Read more: ...... Read More
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Mumbai lab technician's arrest in fake COVID test reports case given false communal spin - Alt News

 Social media users have been sharing a picture of a man claiming that he is a lab technician from Mumbai named Abdul Khan. The claim suggests that he is informing...Read more: ...... Read More
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Morphed billboard shows Queen Elizabeth II thanking PM Modi for COVID vaccines - Alt News

 An image of a billboard featuring a photo of Queen Elizabeth II has gone viral on social media with the caption, “Thank you PM Modi for sending us COVID-19 vaccines....Read more: ...... Read More
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