Here are the top 10 fake news of the week you should not miss.
From Bhagwant Mann’s inebriated state to bizarre communal claims, here are the top 10 fake news of the week you should not miss.
Which museum is there in parliament? Bhagwat Mann started drinking again?
Fake news: Bhagwant Mann was in an inebriated state and made a seemingly bizarre comment about a purported parliament museum.
Foolproof: The parliament museum does exist on the parliament campus, along with the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha buildings.
Children Thief gang caught by the public!
Kisne Feka: Viral video show two masked men allegedly kidnapping children and being caught in the act by a group of people.
Foolproof: Viral video is scripted and made for entertainment and awareness purposes.
— Aviral singh (@aviralsingh7777) September 22, 2022
PFI & Islamic Jihadi organisations called for a strike; Congress stopped its padayatra!
Fake news: BJP leader Kapil Mishra claimed that congress stopped its ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ after the PFI called for a strike.
Foolproof: Congress had declared the break day well in advance and had no connection with the strike called for by the PFI.
Today, we rest and strengthen our resolve to save India from hate and democratic backsliding.
— Congress (@INCIndia) September 23, 2022
Another attack on Dalits for entering the temple!
Kisne feka: A Dalit family in Karnataka was stripped naked and tortured for entering a temple and touching the idols.
Foolproof: The viral incident is from 2015 and was taken in Budh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh after police refused to register their complaint.
Feeling ashamed to know a #Dalit family in #Karnataka badly tortured nakedly & fined for entering temple & touching idol. Simply curse!
R we Humans?#HateSpeech #BanPFI #UddhavThackeray #TheGhost #USDINR #Wipro #BB16 #MohanBhagwat #SupremeCourtOfIndia #BiggBoss16 #IPL2023 pic.twitter.com/IrUIu22EG0
— Mayur Meena (@MayurMe98619596) September 22, 2022
Government school teacher slams journalists defaming Bihar
Fake news: Viral video shows teachers of a government school asking questions to a journalist to which he was unable to respond.
Foolproof: The viral video is scripted and made for entertainment and educational purposes.
सरकारी विद्यालय की शिक्षिका ने बिहार को बदनाम करने वाले दो टकिए पतलकार को धो डाला.. 🤣 pic.twitter.com/ZOPz54rlFD
— Educators of Bihar (@BiharTeacherCan) September 21, 2022
BJP MLA Anil Upadhyay thrashed a police officer in UP
Kisne Feka: Viral video shows BJP MLA named Anil Upadhyay thrashing a policeman in Uttar Pradesh.
Foolproof: The viral video is from 2018. The accused who is thrashing the policeman in the video is BJP corporators, Manish Chaudhary.
— Manoj Tomar (@manojtomarup81) September 18, 2022
Muslim man offering Namaaz inside Hanuman Mandir
Fake news: A viral video shows a Muslim man offering Namaaz inside the hanuman temple in Prayagraj, UP.
Foolproof: The man in the video identified as ‘Vaibhav Tripathi’ was offering prayer in the Vajrasana (position) and not offering namaz.
Drunk Bhagwant Mann was thrown out of the plane!
Kisne Feka: Netizens circulated a purported article by the German Times stating that Bhagwant Mann, in an inebriated state, was thrown out of the plane.
Foolproof: The post is satirical. Aam Aadmi party also refuted these allegations stating that Mann was a little unwell.
Nettle Slug Caterpillar can kill animals
Fake news: A photograph of a man lying on the ground was widely shared to claim that he died after he was stung by a Stinging Nettle Slug Caterpillar. It is said that the sting of this insect is extremely fatal, and it can kill humans.
Foolproof: Contact with a stinging Nettle slug caterpillar could cause pain and itching, but there is no evidence of it causing death. The picture is unrelated and the claim is false.
अगर अपने आसपास गांव के ग्रुप या ब्यावर का कोई ग्रुप हो उसमें भी यह खबर पहुंचा दे भाई लोगों खेतों के अंदर ऐसा जनावर भी आ चुका है किसी को डंक मारती तुरंत मौत हो जाती है pic.twitter.com/S4OU1ECzsl
— Jagga Dakku (@JaggaDa06000584) September 18, 2022
Kisne feka: AAP Gujarat said in a tweet that Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann will fast for nine days during Navratri.
Foolproof: Several social media users shared a tweet posted by a parody account of AAP Gujarat to falsely state that Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann will fast for nine days during Navratri. His official account does not possess such claims.
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