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Tarek Fatah gets it wrong again. Video of Muslims shouting ‘Islam Zindabad’ not from Kolkata

The 3-yr-old video tweeted by Tarek Fatah is from Bangladesh, where people were protesting against the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
YouTube screengrab of viral video

‘CEO’ meeting his high school math teacher in viral video is not Sundar Pichai

A 2017 video is viral on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp, claiming Sundar Pichai met his high school teacher Molly Abraham. But the man in the video is not him.
This photo was widely circulated on Twitter on Independence Day | Kapil Mishra | Twitter

Tricolour image at Srinagar’s Lal Chowk shared by BJP’s Kapil Mishra is not ‘new J&K’

BJP leaders Kapil Mishra and Jamyang Tsering Namgyal were among those that shared the image on Twitter. Several posts claimed this was the 'new Jammu & Kashmir'.
Screengrab from the video of a waterlogged bus | Twitter

Congress takes swipe at Delhi govt with posts of flooded house & bus, here are the facts

Two videos supposedly of flooding in Delhi were shared by several verified Twitter handles, including Delhi Congress Vice President Abhishek Dutt and ex-AAP member Alka Lamba.

Shiv Sena leaders share photo of Maharashtra boat ambulance, but it doesn’t run in India

The boat ambulance, a photo of which was shared by Shiv Sena corporator Amey Ghole and Deputy Leader Priyanka Chaturvedi, was praised for being a unique initiative.
The photo of the model of a 'Babri Hospital' was doing the rounds on Twitter and Facebook.

There will be no ‘Babri Hospital’ on Sunni Waqf Board land & Kafeel Khan won’t be director

The Sunni Waqf Board was allotted five acres of land by the Supreme Court in its November 2019 verdict on the Ram janambhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case.
This photo of UK PM Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Priti Patel was posted to Twitter on 7 August | Facebook

Is Boris Johnson doing a ‘Ram abhishek’ to mark bhoomi pujan? This photo isn’t what it seems

A photo of UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson performing a Hindu ritual along with Home Secretary Priti Patel surfaced Friday evening, claiming it was shot on 5 August.

Bollywood actress with Aaditya Thackeray in viral image is not Rhea Chakraborty

The image is from last year when actor Disha Patani and Aaditya Thackeray, who is now Maharashtra tourism minister, went out for dinner in Mumbai.
Screengrab from the viral video that people are wrongly attributing to Ayodhya, while it is from Hyderabad

Viral Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan preparation video is an old one from Hyderabad

The original video is of Hyderabad's Ranganath Swamy Temple. A portion of this video was later uploaded by another user and wrongly attributed to Kolkata.

Video of Indians in Spain celebrating Ram Mandir construction is from 2018

The video was first uploaded on YouTube on 16 October 2018. The procession was taken out by a dance group that had gone on an international tour to Spain.

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Lt Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa | File photo: Twitter | @AsimBajwaISPR

Nawaz Sharif or Asim Bajwa, corruption scandals in Pakistan turn into never-ending soaps

In Pakistan, no one seems interested in demanding stronger, more independent institutions which would do due diligence away from the public glare.
The Reserve Bank of India | File photo: Bloomberg

Stringent Kamath panel suggestions mean not many stressed firms can avail of RBI debt recast

RBI has implemented KV Kamath panel’s recommendations in totality, including parameters like high debt service coverage ratio and investment grade rating.


Representational image for India-China relations | File photo: Bloomberg

China wanted ‘no escalation’ on hotline call in the day, tried to capture territory at night

Hours before trying to push in 1,000 soldiers near Pangong Tso on 28 August, Chinese PLA had called Indian Army to avoid escalatory action and night patrolling.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Fort Modi is impregnable despite China, Covid, job losses. Only one leader can defeat him

Critics wonder why voters aren’t turning against Modi. But a well-entrenched Indian leader has never been defeated by a rival; only Modi can do that to himself.