Fact Check(Search results - 66)
Fact CheckJul 25, 2021, 5:28 PM IST
Oops! Politicians celebrate Priya Malik's medal as Tokyo Olympics gold; it was not
While Priya Malik's feat is no less worthy of a celebration, our politicians' haste to post without verification on social media is quite noticeable in this instance.
Fact CheckJul 20, 2021, 8:02 PM IST
Fact-check: Adani Group not shifting Mumbai Airport HQ to Ahmedabad
As the political storm intensified over the issue, the Adani Group issued a clarification and dismissing the reports as a rumour,
Top StoriesJul 14, 2021, 2:07 PM IST
On Twitter, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya fact-checks states claiming vaccine shortage
The Union Health Minister said that to facilitate vaccination through government and private hospitals, 11.46 crore vaccine doses were made available to the state governments and Union Territories in June. The vaccine availability was increased to 13.5 crores in July.
Fact CheckJul 14, 2021, 10:01 AM IST
Fact-check: India and China have NOT clashed again near Galwan
Indian Army has rejected a media report which claimed that there was a clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers close to the Galwan river, where 20 Indian soldiers were killed on June 15 last year.
Fact CheckJul 6, 2021, 6:28 PM IST
Fact-check: India is NOT shutting down its missions in Afghanistan
Indian Embassy and consulates in Afghanistan will remain open, but they are closely monitoring the situation as the Taliban gains ground across the country.
Fact CheckJun 26, 2021, 1:35 PM IST
Fact-Check: Rakesh Tikait has not been arrested by police during farmers' march
Both Delhi Police and Ghaziabad Police said that action would be taken against those who tried to incite people by spreading fake news on Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait's arrest.
TechnologyJun 25, 2021, 4:31 PM IST
Lack of trust driving misinformation today: Experts
Experts at IAMAI's 'Pubvision' virtual meet agreed that the messaging apps play a major role in information disbursement in a country like India.
Fact CheckJun 22, 2021, 4:44 PM IST
Fact-check: No Muslim was beaten to death by Hindu mob for cow theft in Assam
Special DGP Assam Police GP Singh clarified that the person who lost his life for alleged cow theft was a Hindu named Bharat Moran and that media outlets had wrongly identified him as Sarat Moran.
Fact CheckJun 17, 2021, 6:50 PM IST
Fact-check: Viral photo of BSF recruits showing off six-pack abs after 10-week training is genuine
The Border Security Force confirmed that the viral photograph was indeed genuine and taken at the Subsidiary Training Centre in Manipur's Chaurachandpur.
Fact CheckJun 16, 2021, 1:48 PM IST
Fact-Check: No newborn calf serum in vial of Covaxin
Reiterating that facts have been twisted and misrepresented in the social media posts, the Centre clarified that Covaxin does not contain newborn calf serum at all and the calf serum is not an ingredient of the final vaccine product.
Fact CheckJun 15, 2021, 4:27 PM IST
Fact-Check: 'Hindutva goons' did not thrash Muslim man in Uttar Pradesh's Loni
The Ghaziabad Police and the Uttar Pradesh government have rejected the claim that Abdul Samad was forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' altogether.
HealthMay 27, 2021, 5:23 PM IST
Can gargling and steam inhalation lead to Covid-19 transmission; know here
Get your facts right before indulge yourself in any fake news. Gargling and steam inhalation can soothe your throat irritation or nasal infection, but it cannot heal Covid-19.
CoronavirusMay 14, 2021, 1:23 PM IST
Debunking 5 absurd myths about Covid vaccines
One of the major reasons for vaccine hesitancy in India is the prevailing misinformation about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccines. Social media, to which over 250 million users have access, is often flooded with misinformation related to health. Here are some popular myths busted about vaccines.