Fact Check

Fact Check: No, FIFA is not going to change the duration of the game for Qatar World Cup

FIFA has clarified that there will be no changes to the length of football matches for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

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Fact Check: No, Kejriwal didn’t have alcohol and meat with Mann, morphed photo of Delhi Punjab CMs goes viral

An image of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal went viral on social media where he can be seen having alcohol and meat with Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann. The India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) found the viral image to be digitally altered. Watch the full report here.

Fact Check: No, Indian Oil Corporation never said filling car’s fuel tank to full capacity causes explosions

A viral social media post claims that IOC has warned against filling a car’s fuel tank to its maximum capacity as it can cause an explosion during the summer months. The India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) has found the claim to be false.

Fact Check: No, Kejriwal didn’t have alcohol and meat with Mann, morphed photo of Delhi Punjab CMs goes viral

An image of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has gone viral on social media where he can be seen having alcohol and meat with Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann. The India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) found the viral image to be digitally altered.

Fact Check: This video of Punjab police cautioning people about cheetah sightings in Mohali and Chandigarh is from 2020

Recently, a video of a Sikh policeman alerting the public of cheetah sightings in Chandigarh and Mohali went viral on social media. The India Today AFWA found the video to be nearly two years old.

Fact Check: Does this video show cops punishing lawbreakers in UP? No, viral video is from Pakistan

A video of people being subjected to punishment in a police station has gone viral with the claim that this was how crimes were dealt with in Uttar Pradesh.

Fact Check: Viral video of Hindu mob in front of mosque is NOT from Karauli but from Kolar in Karnataka

Video clips of Hindu mob sloganeering infront of a mosque in Karauli went viral on social media. The India Today Anti Fake News War Room found that the viral video was from another incident.

Fact Check: No, these Russians are NOT protesting America's alleged involvement in Pakistani affairs

Photo of Russian protest in Moscow against the American involvement in Pakistan’s Affairs went viral on social media. The India Today Anti Fake News War Room found that the viral photo was digitally altered.

Fact Check: Is Australian skipper Aaron Finch retiring from all cricket formats?

The India Today Anti Fake News War Room found the viral claim to be a hoax. Finch made no announcement of his retirement.

Fact Check: Did Smriti Irani praise fuel price hikes as PM Modi's masterstroke against rich? Doctored video goes viral

Those sharing the video claimed that Irani, who regularly criticised the UPA government for fuel price hikes back in the day, lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the same now. However, the video was doctored.

Fact Check: This video is NOT from Rajasthan's Karauli, it was shot in 2016 in Punjab

A video is being circulated on social media claiming to be from Rajasthan's Karauli, where violence erupted on April 2. The India Today AFWA found the claim along with the video to be misleading. It was a 2016 video from Punjab.

Fact Check: No, this video is NOT from Ukraine's capital Kyiv, it's from Kharkiv

A photo of a missile inside an apartment's kitchen has gone viral on social media with the claim that it is from a house near Kyiv in Ukraine where a family with nine children were praying the rosary in their living room. The India Today AFWA found the claim along with this photo to be misleading.

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