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Pakistan PM Imran Khan Did Not Praise Modi-led Government, Edited Video Shared Without Context

A verified Twitter user shared a video of Pakistan PM Imran Khan with this caption: “You cannot have a more ringing endorsement of @narendramodi...

Claims On Doctors Recommending COVID-19 Vaccine Injections In The Penis Are False

The first week of 2021 continues to witness mis/ disinformation surrounding COVID-19 vaccines.  The Central Drugs and Standards Committee on Sunday approved the restricted emergency...

Video Of Old Man Falling To The Ground At Farmers’ Protest Site Shared With Misleading Claims

Twitter users shared a video claiming that a farmer died at the Singhu border on camera. The video shows an elderly man falling over...

In yet another case of misreporting, several media reports falsely claim charges will be levied on UPI transactions

The Quint, ZEE Business, Jagran and several other media organizations published reports claiming that starting 1 January 2021, UPI transactions will be chargeable.  https://www.thequint.com/coronavirus/faq/new-rules-in-india-from-1-january-2021 https://archive.vn/FrXAU https://english.jagran.com/business/from-mandatory-fastag-to-positive-pay-system-to-additional-fee-on-upi-payments-what-changes-from-jan1-10021727 https://www.livehindustan.com/business/story-10-major-changes-in-new-year-2021-will-affect-your-pocket-3716164.html Fact Check/Verification After...

Anti-Farmers’ Protest Pamphlets Distributed By RSS Person Were Not Related To Khalistan, Misleading Claims Shared

In view of the ongoing farmers’ protest at various Delhi borders, social media users have shared a video claiming that an RSS member has...

Unrelated 2019 Image Manipulated With CNN Logo To Spark Fear Around COVID-19 Vaccines

The latest on fake news surrounding COVID-19 vaccines includes online users sharing an image with a claim which reads, “hospitals on lockdown as first...