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Several recent viral Facebook posts claim that former US President Barack Obama made a tweet criticizing current Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The tweet in question was made on December 5, 2020 and shows Obama shaking hands with Modi. The tweet is captioned “Today I am shamefull [sic] for a hand...
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A claim that the Prime Minister of the UK, Boris Johnson made a public apology to India, for the colonial rule 74 years ago is circulating in social media. This claim is false. The origin of the claim is from a tweet which was purportedly posted by Boris Johnson on the 15th of August, 2020, during India...
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Famous Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan recently tweeted that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been shifted to Nanavati Hospital’s isolation unit for treatment. His son, Abhishek Bachchan also tweeted that he and his father have tested positive and have been admitted to a hospital after showing...
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On July 10, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 750 Mega Watt Rewa Ultra Mega Solar project in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The Rewa solar project covers an area of 1,590 acres. Modi claimed that the solar power plant was the largest in Asia and many politicians echoed the claim on twitter...
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A Facebook post claiming that the Bill and Melinda Gate Foundation was kicked out of India has been making the rounds across various social media platform in the past few days. The foundation which was founded by US billionaire and philanthropist, Bill Gates, and his wife Melinda Gates has been helping...
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On June 15, 2020, a violent clash took place between Indian and Chinese soldiers at the controversial Galwan Valley killing dozens of soldiers on each side. This clash increased the already brewing tensions between these two nuclear nations and both sides blamed each other for the first deadly face-off...
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UPDATE: India's Ministry of Information Technology banned 59 Chinese Apps on 29 June 2020. The ban was enforced on the recommendation of Ministry of Home Affairs' Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Center. The contents of this article are still correct and the images remain fake. A rumor has been spreading...
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The recent death of an elephant in Palakkad, Kerala, has resulted in a fervor of misinformation and fake news. Several viral social media posts have started circulating and claim that 2 Muslim men have been arrested related to the death of the elephant. On 4 June 2020, Amar Prasad Reddy, the media advisor...
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This message was found circulating in WhatsApp showing a disturbing image of a blistered chicken with a text that reads: High alert: Chicken infected from corona virus found in Bangalore today, kindly circulate the message and avoid consumption of chicken. Spread to your dear ones.It was reported by...