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This image of religious harmony seems to be a favourite of political parties to misuse

Congress youth wing in Gujarat shared the photoshopped image on Twitter & Facebook on 9 April to bolster party’s secular image. Last year, the offender was SP.

Rebel AAP leader Alka Lamba sees empty chairs at a BJP rally that wasn’t

Alka Lamba shares Twitter post by an 'NSUI member', but the original picture is from a January 2018 rally in Varanasi.

Subramanian Swamy wants you to believe Nirav Modi paid Congress Rs 98 cr, but he’s wrong

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy retweets photo of a Rs 98 crore 'cheque' signed by Nirav Modi in favour of Congress. But the cheque is fake.

Pakistan is sharing old video of Indian cops thrashing people claiming it’s at a mosque

The original video is from last year when local police in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh had lathicharged a group of Hindu Jagran Manch activists.

Congress leader misquotes BJP leader in rally video to criticise party’s ‘violent mentality’

Congress MLA Randeep Surjewala quoted BJP leader Kalraj Mishra as saying that he would 'shoot the troublemakers' who were raising slogans at a rally.
One of the railway track images shared by RJD | @RJDforIndia/Twitter

RJD posts Karachi railway track picture to blunt BJP’s claims of cleaning up Ganga

The Clean Ganga mission was one of the flagship initiatives of the Modi government that has promised to achieve it by 2020.

Viral image of clean Ganga under Modi govt is actually a photo from 2012

The image, posted on Facebook and shared multiple times on WhatsApp, is from 2012 when the Congress-led UPA was in power.
Najeeb’s mother Fatima Nafees and his father Naseer Ahmed show a photograph of their missing son | Manisha Mondal / ThePrint

Najeeb’s mom asks ‘chowkidar’ Modi where’s her son, fake IS image reappears in response

Right-wing handles and Facebook pages shared an old picture claiming Najeeb had joined IS, in response to the tweet from Najeeb’s mother Fatima Nafis.
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BJP leader of opposition in Delhi tweets fake poster of Kejriwal with abusive language

Vijender Gupta Saturday tweeted a poster of Kejriwal seeking votes but photoshopped the word jhaadu (broom), the AAP’s poll symbol, for an expletive.

Times Now, ET & News18 run false report on global terrorist joining Imran Khan’s party

Source of the report appears to be an 8-month-old Facebook post by a PTI leader, which was denied by Harkat-ul-Mujahideen founder Maulana Fazlur Rehman Khalil.

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Why does the Right-wing want to ‘occupy’ Delhi’s liberal hotspot Khan Market?

BJP's Ram Madhav took party workers to Khan Market to celebrate the Lok Sabha victory to assert the "new political ideology and culture".


An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
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Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.