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Analysis of Saam TV clip of PFI protest reaffirms no pro-Pak slogans raised – Alt News

On September 23, a day after Popular Front of India (PFI) offices across the country were raided by multiple law-enforcement agencies, a protest by PFI activists in Pune created a huge row as many political leaders and media houses claimed that ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans were raised at the protest. Alt News debunked the claim on …

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From Dharm Sansad to hate speech PIL: The curious case of Ashwini Upadhyay – Alt News

Last week, as advocate and BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay stood in the Supreme Court arguing for his own petition on hate speech, he must have remembered that not-so-distant afternoon at Jantar Mantar, less than 3km away, where, at an event reportedly organized by him, open genocide calls were made against Muslims, or, the Dharm Sansad …

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Girl seen with Rahul Gandhi in viral pic is not the one who had shouted ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ – Alt News

An image of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is viral on social media, in which he can be seen with a girl. BJP leaders and supporters have claimed that the girl seen with Rahul Gandhi is Amulya Leona, known to have raised ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans during the anti-CAA protest in Bangalore in 2020. AIMIM leader Asaduddin …

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PFI protest: Media and BJP leaders falsely claim ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ slogans were raised – Alt News

On September 22, 2022, in a raid jointly conducted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Enforcement Directorate (ED) and police in multiple states, over 100 leaders of the Popular Front of India (PFI) were arrested. PFI is a political organization founded in 2007 that claims to work for marginalized sections of the population. The raid …

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News channels show old, unrelated video as clip of cheetah brought to India from Namibia – Alt News

On September 17, cheetahs brought from Namibia were released at the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh. Since then, social media users and media outlets have been circulating a video of a cheetah describing it as one of the animals from Namibia that Prime Minister Narendra Modi released at the Kuno National Park. The Times …

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Fact-Check: Burqa-clad woman on DTC bus in viral clip is not a child kidnapper – Alt News

On September 19, Alt News received a series of videos on our WhatsApp tip line (+91 7600011160) clubbed together as an incident of child kidnapping in Delhi. The tipper, who was most likely aware of our work on child-kidnapping-related rumours, shared these videos with the accompanying message that these rumours were again gaining momentum. Clip …

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Picture of PM Modi taking photo with lens cap on is morphed – Alt News

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 17 released wild cheetahs brought from Namibia at the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh. Following this, the prime minister was also seen taking photos with a camera. Images of him holding the camera flooded the news and social media. In one of them, he is seen holding the …

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Was Nehru a ‘citizen of London’? Video viral with misleading claim – Alt News

The UK’s longest-serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, passed away last week. In the backdrop of this, a clip of Jawaharlal Nehru at a public event is being shared on social media with a claim that Nehru “took the citizenship of London in 1956″ as a hallmark of his loyalty to the Queen. In the video …

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Man offering prayer at Hanuman temple in Prayagraj not a Muslim, confirm police – Alt News

A video of a man allegedly offering namaz in a temple in Prayagraj has gone viral on social media. UttarPradesh.org, a regional news portal in Uttar Pradesh, describes how a bearded young man with a ‘gamcha’ (cotton towel) on his shoulders could be seen bowing and gesturing in prayer (offering namaz). #प्रयागराज:प्रयागराज के सिविल लाइंस …

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Are ‘TMC cadres’ seen pelting stones at cops in video shared by BJP leaders after Nabanna march? – Alt News

Violence erupted during Nabanna Abhijan, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s protest march to West Bengal state secretariat ‘Nabanna‘ on September 13 as police in various parts of Kolkata and the adjoining Howrah district tried to stop the march. The protest rally was launched at a time when a number of Trinamool Congress leaders, state ministers and …

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