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The photo of Kailash Gahlot that is being shared on social media | Twitter | @naveenjindalbjp

BJP leaders share old photos of AAP minister, attack him for violating Covid norms

Two photos of AAP minister Kailash Gahlot addressing civil defence volunteers have gone viral with the claim that the volunteers were not wearing masks or maintaining distance.
The photograph that was tweeted by the Congress' official Twitter handle | @INCIndia

Congress posts 2008 image from Bangladesh to target BJP after World Bank’s poverty report

Congress' tweet came two days after World Bank released report saying Covid-related school closures risk pushing 72 mn primary school children into learning poverty.

Woman in viral farmer protest image is not ‘Hathras victim’s bhabhi hired by Congress’

Photo is being circulated with captions suggesting woman was hired by Congress to ‘act’ as victim’s sister-in-law in Hathras, and now as a protesting farmer.
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2019 cricket game clip shared as video of farmers raising pro-Khalistan slogans

New Delhi: A video of turban-clad men shouting pro-Khalistan slogans is being widely shared on social media with the claim that it is from...
The photo shared by AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj and its national spokesperson Raghav Chadha | Twitter | @Saurabh_MLAgk

Photo shared by AAP, Youth Congress of Haryana cops using water cannon on farmers is from 2018

AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj and its national spokesperson Raghav Chadha have also shared the photo on Twitter.
The video of B.K.S. Iyengar that has been widely circulated on social media | YouTube

1938 clip of BKS Iyengar is being shared as ‘rare’ video of PM Modi doing yoga

An 8-minute-long footage of man performing yoga is being widely shared as a 'rare video' of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his younger days.

Suicide bombing ‘ad’ not made by Volkswagen, it’s actually a 15-year-old spoof

The 32-second video going viral on Twitter features a man detonating a bomb while parked in a car on a busy street. However, the explosion is confined to the vehicle.
A screenshot from videos shared by the Indian Army that has been falsely altered | Twitter | @mubasherlucman

Pakistanis are wrong. Indian Army’s videos of LoC bunker hits are real, not from Syria

The Indian Army had shared several videos of shelling across the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, and a screenshot has gone viral in Pakistan claiming it's fake.
A screen grab of the video going viral on social media platforms | Twitter | @RajeevS29778815

Video of protest rally by Muslims is not from Kolkata, is a 3-year-old clip from Bangladesh

The viral video is from a protest rally in Bangladesh in 2017 against the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. 
A screen grab of the video on China Central Television that has now gone viral on social media | Twitter | @arslan_hidayat

Chinese TV show with drawing of the Prophet sparks controversy, but viral clip is from 2008

Arslan Hidayat, an Uyghur rights activist, shared the clip in which an Arab ambassador gifts a portrait of Prophet Muhammad, drawn with Asian features, to a Chinese emperor.

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Signage for the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is displayed at the bourse's building in Mumbai

Sensex tops 50,000 points for first time ever

The rise has been fueled by foreign buying, with overseas investors pouring $2.6 billion into Indian equities in January after record net purchases last quarter.


File image of the Dakota vintage aircraft of the IAF | Twitter | @IAF_MCC

This R-Day, catch a glimpse of IAF’s vintage Dakota that ‘saved Srinagar’ in 1947-48 war

The aircraft, which participated in the 1971 war too but began to be phased out soon after, will be flanked by two Mi-17-1V at the flypast in a Rudra formation — a first for the Dakota.

Neither ‘udta’ nor ‘padhta’ Punjab. Question is how India’s no. 1 state in 2003 fell to 13

Punjab, once India’s richest state, has slipped and fallen behind. MSP and subsidies should continue, but it needs to rediscover its entrepreneurial impulse.