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‘Hindutva Goons’ Assaulting Dalit Girl In UP? No, Video Viral With False Claim – Newschecker

A disturbing video showing a group of men dragging a woman by her hair, brutally kicking and assaulting her with sticks, while she screams and cries surrounded by onlookers is going viral on social media platforms. The disturbing footage of the violent incident, which is seen taking place in an open field near a waterbody, …

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North Korean Military Choir Did Not Perform Queen’s ‘I Want To Break Free’, Viral Video Is Edited – Newschecker

A video has gone viral on social media, purportedly showing the North Korean military choir covering British band Queen’s classic, “I want to break free”, with the country’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un in attendance.  The archived version of the post can be seen here. Fact check Newschecker analysed the video and noticed that the female …

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Old, Unrelated Images Shared As Aftermath Of Recent Blast In Peshawar – Newschecker

At least 88 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack at a mosque in Pakistan’s Peshawar on Monday. Following this, social media platforms were flooded with unsolicited visuals, purportedly the site of the explosion and its aftermath. Newschecker investigated a series of images that are being shared in the context of the recent blast …

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Old Image Of Stampede Shared Claiming To Show Victims Of Recent Shooting Incident In Jerusalem – Newschecker

A gunman opened fire outside a synagogue in Jerusalem on Friday killing at least seven people, and wounding three others. Soon after, condolences and tributes for the deceased started to pour in on social media platforms, along with unsolicited images claiming to show the shooting incident. One such image showing what appears to be dead …

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Protest against release of Gujarat Riots 2002 Outside BBC headquarters? – Newschecker

As soon as the BBC released the documentary on Gujarat Riots 2002, various protests took place terming the documentary ‘a propaganda against the PM Modi’. The documentary which has held Narendra Modi directly responsible for the infamous Gujrat Riots is banned by the central government.  Meanwhile a protest video is circulating on social media with …

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False Claims On Rahul Gandhi, Joe Biden & More – Newschecker

Events around BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the release of Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan and Quran burning in Sweden dominated the social media platforms this week, and as a habit misinformation followed. From false claims of Rahul Gandhi meeting the producer of BBC documentary, unrelated videos being passed off as public reviews of …

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Old, Unrelated Videos Shared To Show Negative Public Review Of Pathaan – Newschecker

Despite virtual and physical protests calling for its boycott and demanding a ban, Yash Raj Films’ Pathaan hit the theatres on January 25. Soon after, social media started to flood with several videos featuring people criticising movies, and a few even calling out Shah Rukh Khan for making a “disaster.”  Those who shared such videos …

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Unrelated Visuals Of Jam Packed Mall, Theatre Passed Off As People Waiting To Watch Pathaan – Newschecker

Ever since its song Besharam Rang was released, Pathaan, which managed to generate over Rs 100 crore worldwide on its first day, has been in the middle of controversies and attracted a series of misinformation. The trend continues even after its release. While several social media users shared videos claiming to show “negative public review” …

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Did Rahul Gandhi Meet Producer Of BBC’s PM Modi Documentary In UK Last Year? Here’s The Truth Behind Viral Image – Newschecker

Several social media users are circulating a photo, which we have received on our Whatsapp tipline, too, claiming a “Congress conspiracy” behind the recent controversial BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while stating that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi met the documentary’s producer during his time in the UK last year. The archived versions of …

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Not Shahrukh Khan, His Doppelganger Dancing In This Viral Wedding Video – Newschecker

A day before the release of Shahrukh khan Pathaan’s movie, a 39-second-long video of allegedly Shahrukh khan dancing at a wedding found its way to social media.  The video has gone viral on social media where a section of users sharing it in a bid to take a dig at Shahrukh Khan with #BoycottPathaan. A …

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