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The photo shared by the Kerala Power Minister on Twitter

HoaXposed: Minister shares picture of Korean floating solar plant, claims it’s in Kerala

The Kerala power minister shared a photo of what he claimed was a floating solar power plant but it turns out it was a fake.
Tushar Gandhi wrongly tweets that Narendra Modi never went to Sabarmati Ashram as CM

Tushar Gandhi wrongly tweets Narendra Modi never visited Sabarmati Ashram as CM

Narendra Modi actually visited the ashram three times during his tenure as Gujarat chief minister, but Mahatma's grandson insists he never did it willingly. Tushar Gandhi, great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, tweeted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi never visited Sabarmati Ashram when he was chief minister of Gujarat. He alleged that the latter only goes to Sabarmati Ashram now as Prime Minister because visiting dignitaries “drag him there”. However, Modi has been to the ashram at least three times during his tenure as Gujarat CM: In 2002, with President APJ Abdul Kalam. In 2005, with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. In 2009, with President Pratibha Patil. Reached for his comments on his incorrect tweet, Gandhi said Modi never went to the ashram “willingly”. “It was just protocol; as chief minister, he never went there willingly. He just went there as protocol for media purposes. It would have caused a huge scandal if he had not gone with these people,” added Gandhi. He did not correct his tweet, which has...

HoaXposed: BJP Minister shares photo of Vietnamese Bridge claiming it’s in Chhattisgarh

The minister, who received praise for his 'achievement', later deleted the Facebook post

HoaXposed: AAP’s Alka Lamba tweets fake photo of pre-poll survey, deletes

The AAP MLA tweeted 'results of a pre-poll survey' that ABP said it had never done.  ThePrint Reporter Alka Lamba, AAP MLA from Chandni Chowk, tweeted Thursday an image of what she said was an opinion poll  ahead of the bypoll in the Delhi constituency of Bawana. The image claimed that the AAP candidate had a clear lead before the election. She deleted the tweet later. Here's what the AAP MLA had tweeted.   There was no such pre-poll survey conducted by ABP that is either on its website or on the channel's social media platforms. This was confirmed by the channel's managing editor on Twitter. In fact, the image Lamba tweeted seems to be a modified version of a survey conducted before the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh earlier this year. ThePrint tried to speak to the AAP MLA for her version of events but was unable to get through to her. This report was done in partnership with SM Hoaxslayer

HoaXposed: Viral video attacking ‘Gujarat model’ actually from Rajasthan

A graphic video used in social media attacks on Narendra Modi’s “failed Gujarat model” in fact comes from Rajasthan.

HoaXposed: Navbharat Times retweets phony building collapse video

The Navbharat Times official twitter has been caught retweeting a video that inaccurately claims to show a recent building collapse

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Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal | PTI/ANI

Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif have pulled off the greatest Bollywood ‘heist’

How to be private people in a 24x7 online world? Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif just pulled off an impossible feat.

Billionaire backed FabIndia seeks Rs 3,770 crore in IPO

FabIndia aims to submit its draft red herring prospectus as soon as early next year. Its IPO will largely consist of investors selling existing shares.


Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in New Delhi Monday | ANI

Why Rajnath raised China’s Ladakh aggression at 2+2 dialogue with Beijing’s friend Russia

India and Russia’s maiden 2+2 dialogue comes at a time when New Delhi’s ties with Washington are on an upswing while its oldest ally — Moscow — gets closer to Beijing.   

Yes, UPA’s dead. But here’s what Mamata, PK are saying about Congress & why that’s right too

Even in its second successive annihilation by BJP, Congress retained a solid block of 20% votes. That’s why all of BJP’s victims want the Congress at the core of their challenge.