Wednesday, June 7, 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 SEBI HQ in Mumbai | Reuters

Instead of mandating MPS norms, SEBI should look at why promoters...

If India wants access to global capital, then the rules in India cannot be orders of magnitude more stringent than their global counterparts.
Representative image | Photo: PTI

Make it easier for nominees & heirs to access money left...

Panel set up in May 2022 has recommended ways in which RBI's regulated entities can improve customer service, including easing KYC norms & removing limits on UPI transactions.


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets German Federal Minister of Defence Boris Pistorius at Manekshaw Centre in New Delhi | ANI

Submarine deal, defence manufacturing hub: Rajnath pitches ‘Make-in-India’ to German counterpart

With German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius in town, India has told the European nation it is welcome to set up factories here for manufacture of military equipment, it is learnt.
Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Manipur saw ‘free’ India’s 1st flag hoisted. Now it’s BJP’s biggest...

There are 3 things you never do in a small northeastern state: undermine local leaders, divide and rule, push homogenisation.