Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicFact check

Topic: Fact check

Fact vs fiction: National Family Health Survey busts some myths about Muslims in India

Overpopulation, a disregard for women's education and early marriages—the latest National Family Health Survey breaks down the myths that haunt the Muslim community

Raise Truth Army to fight India’s troll army, but go beyond just fact-checking

It is time to stop cribbing about the trolls and set up a resistance. India needs it.

‘Not arbiters of truth’ — why Facebook will not remove all misinformation from its platform

In an event on how Facebook handles misinformation, social media giant says no single entity, private or government, should have the power to decide what is true and what is false.

Is COVID-19 a biological weapon and can neem or hot bath prevent it? Fact-checking 24 claims

There is a disproportionate amount of fake news doing the rounds in India about coronavirus. From eating eggs to biological warfare, we bust the myths.

On Camera

YourTurn

Protests opposing Russia's war on Ukraine | Pixabay

Ukraine war did a good thing for world—change its attitude towards refugees, survey shows

An outpouring of public support across Europe for millions of people fleeing war in Ukraine may point to a shift in attitudes towards refugees...
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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