Monday, 23 May, 2022


Kejriwal didn’t promise freebies to women of HP, viral image photoshopped picture from 2015

Several Twitter users, including a Delhi BJP spokesperson, had shared the photoshopped image and accused him of taking India down a road similar to Sri Lanka's economic crisis.

Muslims didn’t damage property in Kolkata, viral video is from a brawl in Switzerland

Video is from 2018 when violent clashes had erupted between Swiss fans supporting two rival football teams — FC Luzern and FC Basel.

Proceeds of ‘The Kashmir Files’ won’t go to Kashmiri Pandits, viral image’s claim is fake

In a video, Agnihotri when questioned about the proceeds going to Kashmiri Pandits, denies it by saying “Kamai hogi tab baat karenge”(we’ll see when the movie earns).

Mann didn’t remove Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s portrait, viral image is from another CMO room

BJP leaders have accused Bhawant Mann of replacing the Sikh leader's image with portraits of Bhagat Singh & B.R. Ambedkar, terming it a 'disrespectful attack on Sikh identity' by AAP govt.

Not ‘pro-Khalistan protest in Punjab after AAP win’, viral video is from after Deep Sidhu’s death

Many on social media platforms have claimed Khalistan separatists are carrying out rallies and have renewed their demand for a sovereign state for the Sikhs.

Viral video claiming ‘change in Punjab has begun’ by showing drunk police officer is from 2017

The video takes a jibe at AAP and Punjab chief minister-designate Bhagwant Mann, who has often been targeted by the opposition for alleged alcoholism.

Social media ridicules ‘Pakistani students’ for using tricolour in Ukraine. They are actually Indians

A wrong photo has proliferated social media, giving ammunition to Indian users to take a dig at Pakistan.

Video of moving ‘corpse’ in Ukraine is actually from climate change protest in Vienna

Many on social media assumed the video of a reporter in front of several bodies on a road was from Ukraine. One tweet said the Ukrainian 'PR disaster' was falling apart.

Time cover hasn’t compared Putin to Hitler, controversial image is by UK-based designer

The image on the cover showcases Russian President Vladimir Putin with a picture of Adolf Hitler's mustache overlayed on his face. Several mainstream media handles as well as verified Twitter handles have since posted this fake cover.

Langar truck run by Sikhs offering free meals not from Ukraine, viral image dates back to 2016

The photo showing a food truck distributing free meals is reported to be Canada's first free Sikh-run food truck that was launched in 2016.

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India has debated sedition at length but it won’t go without the overhaul of justice system

Preventive Detention has stayed its course because India didn’t invest much in the investigative competence of the police, or legal acumen of the prosecutors.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


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As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.