BR Ambedkar received the Bharat Ratna award on March 31, 1990, under VP Singh's government. Atal Bihar Vajpayee became prime Minister in 1996.
A girl presented Gandhi with a sketch of the leader himself. The image of the two together was morphed to show that the sketch was of Sachin Pilot.
Bharat Jodo Yatra's planned break on September 23 was announced by the Congress well before PFI's strike was conceived after the raids on its offices.
An old image of Shashi Tharoor from an event in Germany held in 2019 is being shared as a visual from the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Congress leaders including Rahul Gandhi were at a restaurant and their video leaving the outlet has been misinterpreted and shared with false claims.
The Hindu epic’s possible historical connections have been widely debated.
Though photos in the post are misattributed, some containers used in the Yatra do have ACs. However, amenities like TV and barbecue are not included.
The video has been clipped to support the claim. The play depicted prayers being offered in various religious customs.
After several protests across Jharkhand, the BJP withdrew a bill that would let Jharkhand's government acquire lands of Adivasis in the state.
Ayushman Bharath was not implemented by the West Bengal government as the state had already implemented 'Swasthya Sathi,' a health scheme.
PM Narendra Modi’s 68th Mann Ki Baat show aired on August 30, 2020, has gathered more than nine lakh dislikes on the BJP Youtube channel.
According to Congress leaders and the Bharat Jodo Yatra campaign schedule, Gandhi will hold a rally in Maharashtra and not Gujarat on November 10.
An old 2002 image of the Gospel Campaign from Nigeria has been falsely shared as Bharat Jodo Yatra in Ballari, Karnataka.
The White House announced on Aug. 24 that President Joe Biden will take action this year to cancel thousands of dollars in federal student loan debt for millions of Americans, fulfilling a campaign promise he made during the 2020 election cycle. Under
SciCheck Digest Multiple studies show the FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccines continue to be effective against the delta variant of the coronavirus, even if the potency of the vaccines is somewhat reduced. But a guest on Fox News falsely claimed the delta
Bharat Biotech developed the only made-in-India vaccine - Covaxin. Covidsheild is produced in India but was not developed in the country.
As millions head to the polls for India’s West Bengal elections, a purported newspaper clipping surfaced in online posts that claim the former head of the Indian election commission admitted the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hacked voting mach
A composite image showing politicians from India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party sitting on a stage alongside empty chairs has been shared in multiple Facebook posts that claim it shows sparse attendance at a political rally in the east Indian stat
A clip of a man appearing to tell leading Indian opposition politician Rahul Gandhi that unemployment has not increased under the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has been shared in multiple Facebook and Twitter. The posts, however, are m
Multiple Facebook and Twitter posts claim that a giant Christian cross has been erected on a hilltop sacred to Hindus in a village in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The claim was widely amplified by politicians from India’s ruling Bharati
A graphic that appears to show that Sourav Ganguly, a former Indian cricketer, has joined India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been shared in multiple posts on Facebook. The claim is false: the image was created by superimposing an old phot
Three activists from Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha were arrested for trying to offer prayers for Lord Shiva at the Taj Mahal premises.
A photo of thousands of people forming the lotus flag of India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been widely shared on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim it shows supporters welcoming a minister visiting the southern state of Kerala in Fe
Multiple Facebook posts have shared a monochrome photograph of two women alongside a claim that it shows late regional politician Jayaram Jayalalitha sitting with India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party politician and current Finance Minister Nirmala
Amazon would begin manufacturing devices in India as part of the 'Make in India’ and Atmanirbhar Bharat program.
An image purporting to show Indian activist Anna Hazare joining the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been widely shared on Facebook and Twitter. The image, however, has been doctored to add Hazare’s face on the body of another politician wh
A video showing Indian politician Mamata Banerjee reciting an Islamic prayer has been widely shared on social media, including by India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party which accused Banerjee of "appeasement politics." However, the claim is mislea
A video has been viewed thousands of times in multiple Facebook and YouTube posts that claim it shows an Indian Muslim cleric talking about a mind-controlling microchip injected through Covid-19 vaccinations. The video was promoted online by official
India's first indigenous COVID vaccine 'Covaxin' developed by Bharat Biotech has not been pre-booked by 190 countries.
Covaxin, India's first indigenous COVID vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech, a Biotechnology company, did not receive any pre-booking orders.
A video has been viewed tens of thousands of times in multiple Facebook posts which claim it shows people waving the flags of India’s ruling party in Pakistani-administered Kashmir. The claim is false; the original video of the rally was posted by th
A video of a crowd outside an airport in the Indian state of Assam has been viewed thousands of times in multiple Facebook posts alongside a claim it shows people shouting pro-Pakistan slogans at a local politician. The claim was widely amplified by
No reports or statements were found to support that Asha Ranaut has joined the Bharathiya Janatha Party.
A photo of a bride and groom at an Indian wedding has been shared thousands of times in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts published in 2020 which claim the bride is the sister of Kapil Mishra, a prominent politician in India’s ruling Bharatiya Jana
An image has been shared tens of thousands of times in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts alongside a claim it shows archeologists in India discovering the skeleton of Ghatotkacha, a giant warrior that featured in the Hindu epic Mahabharata. The clai
A video that shows men being heckled and assaulted by an angry crowd has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim it shows a local politician of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) being harassed in
Did Nisha Patel, who accidentally drowned with her father-in-law and daughter in their New Jersey home's backyard pool, work as the "US Program Officer at the Bill Gates Foundation?" No, that's not true. The Nisha Patel who once worked for the