Fact Check

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Fact Check Video: This Pak video DOES NOT show mass gathering against Nupur Sharma

The India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) found the posts to be misleading and have nothing to do with the ongoing row. The video is more than a year old and is from Lahore, Pakistan.

Fact Check: Heard of the jealous Qatari man who sealed his wife’s genitals with glue? It’s satire  

India Today AFWA found that the story of a Qatari man who purportedly sealed his wife’s genitals with glue to punish her was from a satirical news website.

Fact Check: Viral 'Boycott Qatar 2022' banner at stadium has nothing to do with Nupur Sharma

A viral photo of a “Boycott Qatar 2022” banner at a stadium falsely claimed to show the aftermath of the diplomatic tensions between India and Qatar following Nupur Sharma's remarks.

Fact Check: Did Moeen Ali boycott IPL over Nupur Sharma row? Unofficial Twitter account spins lie

A fake Twitter account claiming to belong to English cricketer Moeen Ali threatened to boycott the IPL over Nupur Sharma’s remarks on the Prophet Muhammad.

Fact Check: Salman Khurshid digs up Akhilesh era pics to bulldoze Yogi rule

Congress's Salman Khurshid tweeted old photos and claimed they show a demolition drive carried out by the Yogi government.

Fact Check: Cops recently lathicharged people in Kanpur, but this video is from Gorakhpur, and from 2019

A video on social media claimed to show cops lathicharging protestors in Kanpur.

Fact Check: Doctored image shared to advertise BJP's 'blooming' foothold in Tamil Nadu

An image of BJP cadres hoisting a party flag on a very tall flagpole in Tamil Nadu has gone viral on social media. India Today's Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) has found the image to be doctored.

Fact Check: Shocking CCTV footage of brutal public murder in Delhi’s Azadpur shared with false Rohingya spin

A CCTV footage showing the murder of a man in Delhi’s Azadpur is going viral with false Rohingya Muslim spin. The police has confirmed to India Today that both parties involved are Hindu and there was no communal angle to the crime.

Fact Check: 2021 prayer service for Pak politician viral as mass gathering against Nupur Sharma’s comments

Although Muslim-majority countries have jointly protested against suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma’s comments, this viral video is more than a year old and is from Lahore, Pakistan. The video shows a gathering that took place during a memorial for a Pakistani politician.

Fact Check: Definitely not Tamil Nadu! This video of people driving over the Indian flag is from Karachi

The India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) has found that a viral video of people driving over the Indian flag is not from Tamil Nadu but from Tariq road in Pakistan’s Karachi.

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Fact Check video: Scene from web series shared as murder of Sidhu Moose Wala

Social media users have shared a scene from a web series and claimed it shows the murder of Sidhu Moose Wala.

Fact Check: Drone strike from Azeri-Armenian war viral as Ukrainian attack on Russian tanks

A video that claims to show a successful Ukrainian drone strike on Russian tanks has gone viral on social media. India Today's Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) has found the claim to be misleading.

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