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Fact Check: one crore job lost due to demonetisation - no, congress misquoted the report

The official Twitter handle of Congress misquoted the ‘State of Working India 2019’ report to claim that 1 crore jobs lost due to demonetisation.

Fact Check: Karnataka State Election Ambassador Rahul Dravid's name deleted from voting list

Karnataka state Election Ambassador Rahul Dravid will not be able to vote on April 18. Meanwhile, a tweet is doing rounds suggesting that the Election Commission of India deleted Rahul Dravid's name and then didn't re-include it.&n...

CIA, KGB, MOSAD survey says that NDA will lose 2019 election? No, the BBC Survey is fake

BBC Hindi Editor clarified that they have not conducted any political survey that claims that BJP will lose the forthcoming Elections in India.

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Episode 19: Fact Hunt - A Web Series to Hunt Fake News

In this episode we have covered various fake news going viral in the last few weeks.

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Urban Naxals: a reality or just a term coined against dissent

The term Naxal derives from the name of the village Naxalbari in West Bengal, where the movement had its origin. Naxalites are considered far-left radical communists, supportive of Maoist political sentiment and ideology. Their origin can be tr...

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Part 1: Demolishing the false claims and lies of Ram Puniyani about temple destruction by Islamic invaders

This article exposes the lies and factual mistake committed by Ram Puniyani in his lecture about temple demolition by Muslim invaders. We have found that most of his videos are factually incorrect and more often than not he quotes unreliable so...

Fact check of Master Stroke's episode which got Punya Prasun Bajpai sacked from ABP News

Chandramani in her interview with ABP News said that with 25 Kg custard apple they make 5 kg pulp and sell it at Rs150 per kg thus making Rs 750 per 25 kg. She never said that it is the daily income of the group. ABP news made a lot of assumpti...

Part 1: Exposing Dhruv Rathee and his squad - an undeclared IT Cell of Aam Aadmi Party

Dhruv Rathee is an Aam Aadmi Party's supporter and left-leaning youtube blogger who mostly opposes BJP and right-wing through one-sided opinion which he calls facts. He has formed a Facebook group called Dhruv Rathee Squad to mass...

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