Monday, May 29, 2023


Viral video of Bihar Minister Chandrashekhar’s comments on Islam is from last year

Several BJP members took to Twitter to share an edited video clip of an interview with Bihar Education Minister Chandrashekhar, days after his comments on the Ramcharitmanas.

Viral video of temple in Pakistan being demolished is from 2020

In reality, the video of a temple located in Karak district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is nearly three years old and was originally reported about in 2020.

Congress targets AAP, BJP with image of polluted Yamuna but photo is from Dikshit’s tenure in 2013

Through the image, the Congress targets both parties for neglecting the Yamuna river, which accounts for about 70% of Delhi’s water supply.

Viral video of ‘earthquake in Indonesia’ is from last year’s Taiwan quake

Numerous TV channels have shared a clip claiming that it showed the recent earthquake in Indonesia.

Law Minister Kiren Rijiju tweets photo of Indian Army at Tawang. But the image is from 2019

In a tweet Saturday, Rijiju says Tawang has been secured due to “adequate deployment” of the Indian Army. The catch, however, is that the photo dates back to October 2019.  

BJP leader shares video of Indian, Chinese soldiers clashing, but it’s an old clip from 2020

The video shows a fight between Indian and Chinese soldiers in Sikkim, which took place days after the Galwan Valley clashes from two years ago.

BJP leaders sharing image of Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Mahamarg is actually a Bangkok highway

Several BJP leaders have shared a wrong image of the newly built Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi expressway ahead of its inauguration on 11 December.

‘Crowd’ in Congress’ Rajasthan Yatra photos turned up to see Mathura godman, not Rahul Gandhi

Multiple party affiliated accounts shared the misrepresented images, claiming the multitude of people were workers welcoming Gandhi in Kota, Rajasthan.

AAPpropriation: Photo of model govt classroom tweeted by Punjab minister is from Congress rule

The image 'passed off' by Punjab’s Minister of Education Harjot Singh Bains as his achievement is actually from 2018, when Amarinder Singh was in charge.

Kejriwal slogans at PM Modi’s Surat roadshow? Crowd didn’t cheer for AAP leader, audio is fake

Several AAP members had shared a clip where cries of “Kejriwal, Kejriwal” could be heard at a PM Modi rally. While the visuals were accurate, the audio had been tempered with.

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File photo of PM Modi and President Xi | ANI

More Chinese now regard India as a security threat. Only 8%...

The survey conducted by Tsinghua University reveals that the Chinese view Russia favourably and say US has the most impact on China’s security environment.
Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters/Faisal Mahmood

Pakistan will share budget details with IMF to unlock funds, says...

Dar said he would like the IMF to clear its 9th review before the budget, which is due to be presented in early June, as all the conditions for that had already been met.


Delegates attend the 3rd G20 Tourism Working Group Meeting at Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention Centre in Srinagar Tuesday | ANI

Why Gulmarg visit is off G20 itinerary in Kashmir

Administration says visit cancelled due to 'logistics issue' as over 60 delegates had to be catered to, but security apprehensions may have triggered the change of plans, it is learnt.
Illustration : Soham Sen

Article 370 to G20, India is in a Kashmir sweet spot....

It is in the nature of the news cycle that the only aspect of the G20 event (Third Working Group on Tourism) in Srinagar...