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Fact Check: Truth behind the emotional story of this boy selling masks

Fact Check: Truth behind the emotional story of this boy selling masks

A photo of a kid selling face masks is going viral with the claim that he is giving them away for free to those who cannot afford them as his mother advised him to help the needy.

Fact Check: This huge stack of cash was not found at the house of a Bengal BJP leader

False claims have been doing the rounds on social media that a stack of currency notes have been discovered from a BJP leader's house in poll-bound Bengal.

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Fact Check: Video of Congress MLA from Himachal shared as Nepal MP criticising Modi

A short clip of a politician criticising Narendra Modi in a House is circulating on social media with the claim that the Prime Minister has been the subject of discussion in the Nepal Parliament. India Today's AFWA probes the truth.

Fact Check: Old video from Manipur shared as TMC men raiding Cooch Behar polling booth

A video is going viral on social media with the claim that it shows supporters of Mamata Banerjee storming a polling booth in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district.

Fact Check: Old video of rigging in Bengal shared as visuals from Tripura ADC polls

A video showing a man helping voters inside a polling booth is circulating on social media with the claim that this was how the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (ADC) polling was conducted.

Fact Check: Picture of man injured in Mewat violence passed off as atrocities on Hindus in Bengal

A disturbing image of an injured man with a bandaged head and blood dripping through his face is circulating on social media with the claim that it reflects the atrocities on Hindus in Bengal. India Today's AFWA probes the truth.

Fact Check: This CISF officer was not injured in poll violence in West Bengal’s Sitalkuchi

A picture of an injured CISF officer has gone viral on social media, with the claim that he was attacked by Trinamool goons during the poll violence in Sitalkuchi, West Bengal's Cooch Behar district, during the fourth phase of voting on April 10.

Fact Check: Old picture from Prayagraj shared as Haridwar Kumbh Mela with Covid twist

Pictures are going viral on social media with the claim that they show massive crowds of devotees during the ongoing Maha Kumbh Mela at Haridwar despite Covid-19 restrictions. India Today's AFWA probes the truth.

Fact Check: Did the Centre deny ‘martyr’ status to CRPF jawans who lost lives in Bijapur?

Several Facebook users recently claimed that the Centre has denied “martyr” status to CoBRA jawans who died fighting the Maoists in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur.?

Fact Check: Concept design by Russian architect shared as Putin’s actual residence

A set of two pictures of a stunning house in a forest is being circulated on social media as Russian President Vladimir Putin’s residence. India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) has found that the pictures are only a concept design and not real.

Fact Check: Old news of BJP leader's arrest for helping Maoists linked to Bijapur attack

A newspaper clipping went viral with the claim that a BJP leader was arrested in connection with the deadly ambush that took place in Chhattisgarh on Saturday. India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) has found that the viral image is a morphed page layout of "enavabharat.com".

Fact Check: This picture of Kejriwal without mask is not related to the pandemic?

A picture of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia with their faces uncovered is circulating on Facebook and Twitter. India Today Anti Fake News War Room has found that the viral picture is not related to the pandemic.

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