No, PM Modi did not garland Nathuram Godse’s bust

'No wonder why his bhakts are like that', says a post put up by the Facebook page Feku Express 2.0. This post shows two images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the photograph on the left, he is seen garlanding a bust of Mahatma Gandhi and in the p...

Did Rahul Gandhi say Congress is a party of Muslims? Meeting participants refute claim

On July 12, an article appeared in the Urdu daily Inquilab, according to which Congress President Rahul Gandhi had said that the Congress party is a political party of the Muslim community. The daily quoted Gandhi as saying, "Yes, Congress is a Musli...

The photograph of PM Modi’s mother in an auto-rickshaw is not photo-shopped

“Our Beloved PM Shri @narendramodi's Mother is still travelling in Auto, While @RahulGandhi's Mother is the World's 4th Wealthiest Politician!” An old photograph of Prime Minister Modi’s mother, Hiraben Modi started circulating on social media after ...

Morphed screenshot of Swara Bhasker’s tweet circulated on social media

Actress Swara Bhasker has once again become a target for right-wing trolls on social media. A screenshot of a tweet ascribed to her was tweeted by a user Shash(@pokershash) which has now been deleted. The screenshot read, "This is what hate looks lik...
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The curious case of S Gurumurthy and Hoaxes

Almost everyone on social media has fallen for hoaxes and fake news at some time or the other and ended up sharing it further. There are some who fall more often than others. There are some who fall even when the hoaxes are screamingly fake. Whether ...

“Victory for Allah, defeat of Ram”- Fake quote ascribed to new Kairana MP Tabassum Hasan

In the aftermath of the impressive victory of Begum Tabassum Hasan, candidate of the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) from Kairana, UP in the recent bypoll, a quote ascribed to Hasan has spread like wild fire on social media and WhatsApp. According to this qu...

Viral: Fake quote of Farhan Akhtar on Kasganj violence

Bollywood actor and producer Farhan Akhtar is in the eye of the storm after a message attributed to him started circulating on social media. According to the message, the actor is justifying the death of those who were killed in the communal violence...

BJYM Bhopal removes Dhruv Saxena accused in ISI spying case from their website

In a post yesterday, we wrote about how Dhruv Saxena who belonged to BJP's youth wing Bharatiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM) and was the district coordinator of their Bhopal IT cell has been accused and arrested along with 10 others in the ISI spying cas...
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Were Pakistani flags raised during Dalit protest rally in the aftermath of the Bhima-Koregaon incident?

A photograph has gone viral on social media with the claim that it is representative of a Dalit protest. In the photo, bike borne cadres can be seen raising a flag which, it is claimed, is the national flag of Pakistan. The caption accompanying the p...

Is PM Modi’s APP sharing personal data with a third party without your consent? YES

A French security researcher, who has kept UIDAI on their toes by exposing various security holes in the Aadhaar infrastructure, has claimed in a series of tweets that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's application is sending personal information of its ...

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