Fri, Jun 18, 2021

  • When false news is spread, it can cause a negative impact among millions. Be a responsible citizen, combat this growing problem by separating fact from fiction here.
    DeTect: Bihari woman was not ensnared in child marriage
    A photograph of a girl in bridal attire has gone viral with users claiming that she is an eight-year-old who was married off to a 28-year-old man in Bihar’s Nawada district. A political functionary tweeted the image and tagged Bihar CM and Janata Dal leader Nitish Kumar. Alt News reached out to the local SP who informed that the girl is actually 19 years old. Her marriage was given a false spin of child marriage on social media. First published on www.altnews.in
  • TV channel offers one-sided report on tampering TV channel offers one-sided report on tampering

    A TV channel recently tweeted a video of a man handing a tube from an RT-PCR COVID test kit to another who fills it with an unused swab.

  • Video falsely depicts B’deshi colony demolition Video falsely depicts B’deshi colony demolition

    A video is being widely circulated with the claim that Rohingya settlements established in Jammu & Kashmir under the Roshni Act are being bulldozed by the administration.

  • DeTect: Video shared falsely to depict ‘United Malappuram’ DeTect: Video shared falsely to depict ‘United Malappuram’

    When false news is spread, it can cause a negative impact among millions. Be a responsible citizen, combat this growing problem by separating fact from fiction here.

  • DeTect: Study presented by Yogi falsely attributed to Harvard DeTect: Study presented by Yogi falsely attributed to Harvard

    Recently, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath presented a book to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, and BJP President JP Nadda.

  • Infiltrators in Assam did not seek separate state Infiltrators in Assam did not seek separate state

    A video of a group of protestors clashing with the police has been shared with the claim that Bangladeshi people in Assam are demanding a separate state.

  • DeTect: Fake ad seeking vaccinated groom goes viral DeTect: Fake ad seeking vaccinated groom goes viral

    A photo of an alleged matrimonial ad that says that a fully vaccinated Roman Catholic woman is looking for a groom who has taken “both doses” of Covishield was shared by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.

  • Images of beaten BJP worker shared with false claim Images of beaten BJP worker shared with false claim

    Photos of a man beaten by a group of women has gone viral.

  • DeTect: Renovated hospital not meant for ‘minorities only DeTect: Renovated hospital not meant for ‘minorities only

    message shared in Bengali on social media suggests that a new hospital has been set up in West Bengal which will exclusively cater to patients belonging to minority communities

  • Video of Ashok Gehlot at dargah shared falsely Video of Ashok Gehlot at dargah shared falsely

    A video of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot exiting a mosque has been shared with the claim that he was offering Friday prayers.