Category: FACT BEHIND THE FAKE

Nita Ambani’s statement on the Kangana-BMC Controversy

Various Facebook posts have been going around social media, claiming that the Ambani family has come forward offering 200 Cr to rebuild Kangana Ranaut’s office, which had been demolished by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on September 9. The posts which are viral, claim that this statement has been made by Nita Ambani. One such […]

Schools to Re-open from 21st September? Fake forward

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp, etc. are turning into hubs of fake posts and rumors. Recently, a viral WhatsApp message has been circulating on social media wherein it claims that the Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has said that schools will be reopening in a phased manner from September 21. […]

Questions raised on Varanasi being the cleanest – True or False?

An old image of a road dug up and filled with sewage water is in circulation on social media with the claim that it is from Varanasi. The image is going viral at the same time when Varanasi has been declared the cleanest among the cities along the Ganga in the Sanitisation Rank list of […]

Vacancies in the railways? Not quite true. Fake Recruitment Advertisement fools job seekers.

An advertisement seeking 5285 posts in the Indian Railways is making rounds on the internet after the Indian Railways issued a clarification for the advertisement and termed it fake. Ministry of Railways has said that advertisement for any Railway recruitment has always been done by the Indian Railways only it continues to do so. In […]

Fake ‘Public Special Defence Personnel Forum’ Advertisement: No Such Organisation Exists.

A fake advertisement has been doing the rounds on social media with a claim that over 500 vacancies are available in “Office of the Special Defence Personnel Forum” in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. However, after a government fact check, turns out that the advertisement is a fake one. The advertisement contains the so-called “organisation’s” […]

Organ Trafficking or a Cremation? fake news spreading like fire amid COVID-19

A number of pictures are being circulated on the internet showing a scenario which looks like a cremation in an electric crematorium, accompanied by a claim that the pictures are of an organ trafficking racket that is running during the COVID-19 pandemic, in Maharashtra. The pictures show a lady and two men executing a cremation […]

INDIAN SPYING QUADCOPTER

An old image of an allegedly ‘Indian spying quadcopter’ is being shared on social media claiming that an Indian spying quadcopter that had entered Nepal was shot down by the Nepali Army this month. Two tweets were found that claimed the above. One was from a twitter user by the name of Binsa Adesh who […]