Viral Check

A fake tweet was doing the rounds on social media in the name of Shah that read, "Fixed Line Broadband and Mobile Internet services to be snapped in the UT J&K and Ladakh from tonight."

We all know that their is tension on the border between China and India, and some people are engaged in spoiling the reputation of the PM Modi.

The same news was carried out by several other websites like- newstracklive.com, india.com, news4nation.com, Navodaya Times, krkboxoffice.com and verified YouTube channel Fact Diaries. India.com later altered its story into a fact-check.

'PIB Fact Check' is a verified handle on Twitter that continuously monitors trending messages on social media platforms and conducts a comprehensive review of its contents to bust fake news.

The announcement was welcomed by most people and now some of them have also claimed to have found a not-so-logical reason behind Modi’s ‘9 baje 9 minute’ request.

To counter misinformation and fake forwards, the government has set up a MyGov Corona HelpDesk on WhatsApp for Indian users to ask queries and get information related to coronavirus, aka COVID-19.

In Mahakaleshwar temple (Ujjain), men & women can gain entry only if they are wearing dhoti & saree respectively. Shore temple in Mahabalipuram allows devotees in temple, with men wearing dhoti/pyjama or formal shirt and women wearing saari or suit.

Facing backlash for peddling fake news, the Pakistani PM deleted all three videos from his Twitter timeline in which he falsely claimed that the UP police was carrying out "a pogrom" against Muslims in the state.

Amit Shah addressed a poll rally in Chatra, Jharkhand. However, the wrong and misleading reportage of his speech by certain sections of media has raised many eyebrows.