Postcard News founder falsely claims Pakistan’s independence day to be celebrated in West Bengal

“Please look into this matter. Shame politics by T.M.C in W.B what is the meaning of "JASHN-E-AZADI" & also date mentioned 14th Aug. Are they Pakistanis. Need to step regarding this matter.” Mahesh Vikram Hegde is fanning the right-wing outrage...

Child beating video from Egypt shared as atrocity by teacher from RM VM School, Valsad

A video is being circulated on social media as seen in the screenshot below. The text claims that the man who is brutally thrashing the children in the video is a teacher at RM VM School at Valsad in Gujarat. It has a request for its readers to share...

Did Priyanka Chopra wear a burqa while meeting Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh?

In May 2018, Priyanka Chopra's visit to a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh's Cox Bazaar as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador invited much slander and abuse. Now, a photograph showing Chopra wearing a burqa is being shared across social media platforms ...
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Viral: Fake letter claims Arundhati Roy questioned the treatment of terrorists in Indian jails

A 'letter' is widely circulating on social media, claiming that author and activist Arundhati Roy repeatedly wrote to the National Security Council (NSC) of India “complaining about the treatment of captive insurgents (terrorists) being held in Natio...

Old video of female wrestling bout shared as Pakistani wrestler beaten by Durga Vahini member

"मुम्बई मे एक पाकिस्तानी लेडीज फ्रीस्टाइल कुस्तीबाज महिला रिंग मे खडे हो कर भारतीय महिला ओ को गाली देते हुये रिग मे आने के लिये चैलेन्ज करने लगी इसके चैलेन्ज को स्वीकार करते हुये RSS की दुर्गा वाहिनी की महिला संन्ध्या फडके नाम की महिला रिंग मे उतर कर...

Did Ratan Tata refuse to sell Tata Sumo to Pakistan? Six year old hoax resurfaces

A claim attributed to Ratan Tata that was debunked six years ago is circulating on social media once again. The present version of this hoax tries to pit Parsis against Muslims and glorifies the patriotic values of the Parsi community while seemingly...

An anticlimactic end to right-wing outrage about the Bengali play, “Hindu Chor”

Offended by the poster of a Bengali play titled ‘Hindu Chor’, a Facebook user Sumantra Maiti reached out to Kolkata police via its Facebook page, writing that the name "hurts his religious sentiments".Soon after, ‘Hindu Chor’ became a viral t...

No, ‘1098’ service will not distribute your leftover food to needy children

"Good News In india: As announced by PM Modi-If you have a function/party at your home and when you see lots of food may get wasted, Pls don't hesitate to call 1098 (ANYWHERE IN INDIA ONLY) - child help line. They will come and collect the food...Hel...
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Image of rape-accused from Gujarat viral as a farmer beaten up by Rajasthan police

“राजस्थान में एक गरीब किसान द्वारा बैंक के कर्जे ना चुकता कर पाने पर सरेआम रस्सियों से बाँध कर पीटती हुई पुलिस…” (A poor farmer in Rajasthan was tied with ropes and beaten in public by the police after he was unable to repay his bank loan.) (Translat...

Football vandalism video from Switzerland now shared as Kashmiris attacking tourists

“इस छुट्टियों में कश्मीर मत जाओ कश्मीर के युवक टूरिस्ट गाड़ियों पर पत्थर बरसाते हुए” (This vacation don’t go to Kashmir. Kashmiri youth pelting stones at tourists’ cars - translated). This message is currently circulating on social media along with a ...

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