Fake News(Search results - 74)
Top StoriesMay 5, 2021, 9:17 AM IST
Bengal BJP leaders caught spreading fake news, as police says no gang rape happened in Birbhum
Election Commission-appointed Birbhum district Superintendent of Police Nagendra Nath Tripathi IPS told media persons that reports of gang rape in Birbhum are fake.
CoronavirusApr 23, 2021, 10:19 AM IST
Delhi hospitals running low on oxygen; 25 dead in Ganga Ram hospital in 24 hours
Terming the reports about the patients dying due to lack of oxygen as fake news, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital chairman told media persons that when oxygen pressure lowered in ICU beds, the staff gave oxygen to the patients manually.
Top StoriesApr 7, 2021, 7:10 PM IST
Govt denies talking of Kumbh becoming Covid 'super-spreader', calls media reports fake
The report, first published in a news agency and then carried in many media outlets, was rejected by the Union health ministry.
Top StoriesApr 6, 2021, 2:52 PM IST
‘Fake news’: WHO denies issuing warning of 50,000 COVID-19 deaths in India by April
Taking to Twitter, the world health body said the video claiming that the WHO has warned of 50,000 deaths in India is "fake news".
West Bengal Elections 2021Mar 12, 2021, 11:07 AM IST
'Have not been sacked': Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury rubbishes fake news
Ahead of the assembly polls, there were rumors spreading on social media that the Congress party on Thursday (March 11) removed Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury as the leader of the party in Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, Chowdhury has rubbished those claims and said that he has not been sacked from the party.
EntertainmentMar 4, 2021, 5:15 PM IST
Is that Kareena Kapoor or Bengali actress Subhashree Ganguly's son Yuvaan? (Check out)
Bengali actress Subhashree Ganguly and filmmaker Raj Chakraborty's son Yuvaan has become too famous over the Internet. Wondering why? Read this.
Fact CheckFeb 18, 2021, 2:23 PM IST
Factcheck: India is NOT joining Iranian naval drill
Naval sources denied India's participation in the drills which are scheduled to take place in the northern part of the Indian Ocean.
Top StoriesFeb 12, 2021, 1:26 PM IST
Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, Twitter on mechanism to check fake news
A Bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde while issuing the notice sought their response on the plea and tagged it along with similar pending plea.
Top StoriesJan 28, 2021, 10:53 PM IST
Tractor Rally: Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai, Caravan journalists booked for sedition in Noida
Days after a farmer's death in the violence during the farmers' tractor march in Delhi, a First Information Report has been filed in Uttar Pradesh against Shashi Tharoor, Rajdeep Sardesai, Mrinal Pandey and editors of Caravan magazine for allegedly spreading fake news and provoking communal violence on January 26.
Top StoriesJan 28, 2021, 8:01 PM IST
India Today takes Rajdeep Sardesai off air, deducts one month salary
The decision was taken after Rajdeep Sardesai incorrectly reported that a farmer had been killed in police firing on January 26.
Top StoriesJan 25, 2021, 3:35 PM IST
Indian Army confirms Naku La clash with PLA; Chinese media claims fake news
In a response to media reports about clash with Chinese soldiers at Naku La in Sikkim, Indian Army on Monday said there was a minor face-off on January 20 and the same was resolved at local commanders level. Meanwhile, Chinese media claimed news of Naku La clash is fake; says clash that cause multiple injuries will definitely be recorded and reported.
EuropeJan 23, 2021, 2:26 PM IST
EU lawmakers invite Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google CEOs to February 1 hearing
In the coming months, the European Parliament will provide input into proposals by the European Commission to force the companies to play fairly with rivals and to do more to tackle online fake news and harmful content or face hefty fines.
Top StoriesJan 13, 2021, 1:39 PM IST
Fake News alert: All India Radio stations are NOT being closed
On November 30, media reports had surfaced about a letter written by CPI MP Binoy Viswam to Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar claiming that Prasar Bharati was making "concerted efforts" to shut down government-financed radio and television channels. Prasar Bharati has clarified that the allegations are baseless and factually incorrect.
Top StoriesDec 29, 2020, 9:39 AM IST
Fact-check: NDTV misquoted PM Modi on Vajpayee's role in Delhi Metro
A post on micro-blogging site Twitter by television news channel NDTV which claimed that the first Metro service in the country was started due to the efforts of Atal Bihari Vajpayee triggered a storm on the platform. But here's the twist. PM Modi never credited Vajpayee for the start of the Kolkata Metro.
Top StoriesDec 16, 2020, 6:33 PM IST
Centre raises fake news alert, says no plan to deploy paramilitary forces at Singhu border
Even as the deadlock continues between farmers and the Centre over farm laws, attempts are being made to spread panic among protesters camping on the outskirts of Delhi.