Sit together and talk, keep the Government out – Kavita Krishnan’s advice to NIT Students

Kashmiri students and outstation students had clashed at National Institute of Technology, Srininagar, following India's defeat to West Indies in the World T20 Cup. The outstation students had accused the Kashmiri students of "celebrating" India's lo...

Supporters spice up PM Modi’s visit to the US with a fake video

Prime Minister Modi concluded a successful trip to the United States. As the Prime Minister of the world’s largest democracy, he got a warm welcome from President Trump at the White House. Between multiple handshakes and hugs, the two leaders had a f...
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BJP IT Cell head Amit Malviya claims Rahul Gandhi visited Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s Dera Sacha Sauda. Did he?

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has been awarded a jail sentence of 20 years after being convicted in the rape cases of two of his followers. Ever since the Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh episode has erupted in the last week, images like the one above are viral...

A teacher in English department at Ramjas College narrates the story of ABVP’s terror

Many ABVP members have been saying on TV that they did not instigate the violence, or that it was from both sides. Neither of these claims are true. I was one of the teachers who were with the students inside Ramjas college on the 22nd of Feb. What f...
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Outrage over slaughter of a cow v/s a human – an analysis of 100 BJP leaders active on social media

The rate at which cow vigilante attacks are happening across the country is alarming and does not bode well for our democracy. From attacks every few months, the rate has increased to multiple attacks every fortnight. In the month of May, there have ...
BJP's claim of tourism rankings

FACT CHECK: Did India jump 16 places in UN World Tourism rankings as claimed by BJP?

Completion of three years of Modi Sarkar, has seen a number of infographics on achievements being shared on social media. BJP's official handle recently tweeted the news about "Major boost to India's tourism industry: India jumps 16 places from 40 to...

UIDAI denies blocking anyone from their official Twitter accounts in an RTI response, Twitter users call it a bluff

Should a public institution like UIDAI and its Chief Executive Officer block common citizens from following them on Twitter? It is shocking to learn that UIDAI and its CEO have not only blocked people but denied it when asked about it in a RTI.An...

Safeguard students or troll them? Minister of State for Home, Rijiju, makes the difficult choice of doing the latter.

The stated objective of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) or Home Ministry is to deal with internal security of the country. A major part of that involves dealing with police, law, order and rehabilitation. Delhi Police comes directly under the purv...
Akhlaq Srinivas

Media bias: Indian newspapers’ coverage of a hate crime in India VS one in the US, Akhlaq vs Srinivas

The rise of right wing brings along with it hate crimes of various hues - from verbal attacks in public to brutal killings. Ever since BJP and Mr Modi were voted to lead the country in May 2014, India has seen a series of hate crimes and hate campaig...
Madhu Trehan, Founder, News Laundry

How fake news branded News Laundry’s Madhu Trehan as a leftist for her non-existent comments on Baahubali

A rumour that started on Whatsapp travelled to Facebook. From Facebook, it travelled to a right-wing fake news website. The right-wing fake news website created a nice infographic of the original rumour. They also put a picture next to it. Once you h...

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