Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Topic: HoaXposed

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is a proud Hindu, but viral ‘Downing Street’ video is from 2020

The video has been shared and re-shared, with news outlet FirstPost writing an elaborate article praising Sunak for ‘proudly displaying his Hindu roots’.

Viral photo of AAP Gujarat chief Gopal Italia behind bars is fake

Those who shared the photo believe it was clicked today when Italia was detained for over 3 hours by the Delhi Police.

‘Indian water highway’ tweeted by former UN Under-Secretary-General is a road from China

New Delhi: On Friday, Erik Solheim, a Norwegian diplomat and former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, tweeted a two-second YouTube clip of what he...

Not a ‘rapist maulana’ – video showing Muslim man dragging ‘unconscious’ woman scripted

In a video, an elderly Muslim man is seen dragging an unconscious woman to a dark room. On being confronted by the cameraperson, he says he is ‘treating the woman’ in the ‘name of god’.

AAP leaders share clip of boy falling off moving bus in Gujarat, but video not from state

The clip was first shared Thursday by AAP members in Gujarat who blamed the BJP government for the accident.

BJP workers weren’t attacked in Bihar, viral video is from West Bengal

A video – showing two groups fighting on a busy road — is being widely shared on social media with misinformed captions attacking the BJP.

‘Abki Baar GST Ka Maar’ — Telangana MLA shares edited ‘Amul ad’ on GST hike for dairy products

TRS MLA Gandra Venkataramana Reddy shared image of an ‘Amul advertisement’ with a caption that said ‘Galat Sarkar Tax 5 per cent Hike on Milk’ .

Photo of Murmu & RSS chief Bhagwat tweeted by Prashant Bhushan is two images morphed into one

In his tweet, the lawyer claimed that the photo was taken while NDA's presidential candidate visited RSS HQ in Nagpur. Two photos, taken at separate events, were merged into one.

‘Country on fire’: BJP shares edited clip of Rahul speech to blame Agnipath protest on Congress

New Delhi: A month-old video of senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi talking about how “India would be set on fire” is being shared by...

Video of men ‘protesting’ Nupur Sharma’s controversial remarks is from 2021 rally in Pakistan

The Tehran Times mistakenly passed off a Pakistani far-right leader's commemoration ceremony as backlash against the BJP.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.