Baba Banaras

Farmers’ Protest 2024— Old Video Of Massive Rally Supporting CAA in 2019, Falsely Linked To Farmers’ Protest: Fact-Check 

An old video of a large rally featuring people chanting slogans has been circulated as a recent instance of people supporting the police and government in opposition to the Farmers Protest. Verified accounts on twitter, including @realsunilshukla tweeted “play the stick after oiling it We are with you, Play with long sticks, We are with you. […]

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Ashraf Hussain

Aurangabad, Bihar — Four Killed Over Parking Dispute, Propagandists Circulate Communal Claims: Fact-Check 

Sensitive images are making the rounds, alleging that four Muslim men were killed by a Hindu mob in an act of religious hate crime in Aurangabad, Bihar. Verified accounts on twitter, including @AsianDigest tweeted “Trigger warning: Bihar india, 4 Muslim men were lynched to death by a hindu mob, they further celebrated the lynching by […]

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Crime Reports India

Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Regular Convicted Over Sex Act With Underage Girl, Propagandists Falsely Claimed To Be Indian Man: Fact-Check 

There is a narrative going around that says an Indian man tried to have sex with a minor and was given a 10-month jail sentence. Crime Reports India (@AsianDigest“) tweeted “Singapore: Indian man sentenced to 10 months in jail for attempting to have sex with minor -” on Feb 2, 2024. Singapore: Indian man sentenced […]

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Ali Sohrab

Shajapur, MP— Illegal House Of Stone Pelters Bulldozed By Authorities, Propagandists Circulate False Claims: Fact-Check

A minority community in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has been accused of religious persecution based on a video depicting a house being bulldozed. Verified accounts on twitter, including @HateDetectors tweeted “An incidence of stone pelting had happened in #MadhyaPradesh‘s #Shajapur on Monday during a #RamPheriYatra when miscreants were shouting provocative slogans near a […]

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Crime Reports India

Actress Radhika Apte Stuck in Mumbai Airport’s Aerobridge For Hours, Propagandists Claimed She Got Arrested: Fact-Check 

Pictures of actress Radhika Apte saying airport staff has arrested her have gone viral. Verified accounts on twitter, including Crime Reports India (“@AsianDigest“) claimed the same that the Indian Actress Radhika Apte was arrested by the airport staff. The tweet was made on Jan 13, 2024, which has received an about 12.7k views on X. The […]

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Crime Reports India

Old Video Of a Molester Named Baju Salim From London Circulated With False Claims: Fact-Check 

A video has surfaced showing a group of people questioning a man in a purple t-shirt while he begs for mercy. The video claims that a Hindu was sexually assaulting a girl in Britain, and when the British surrounded him and arrested him, he began crying and pleading for mercy. @wwalidwalid300 tweeted “A Hindu was […]

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Crime Reports India

Manipur — Unrelated Video Circulated Claiming Indian Army Soldiers Were Beaten To Death in Manipur: Fact-Check

Two Indian Army soldiers were allegedly beaten to death in Manipur when they attempted to molest a group of women working in the surrounding fields, according to a video that has gone viral and depicts the women chasing the two men in uniform away and harassing them. Palwasha Umrani (“@UmraniPalwasha“) tweeted “BIG BREAKING: 2 Indian Army […]

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Ali Sohrab

Delhi— Authorities Removed Illegal Construction, Propagandists Circulate Communal Claims: Fact-Check 

According to reports, “Mama Bhanja Dargah” on Rani Jhansi Road in New Delhi was destroyed over night on January 3. On Tuesday at 2:00 PM, PWD sent out a notice requesting ownership documentation by 3:30 PM. Verified accounts on twitter, including The Observer Post (“@TheObserverPost“) tweeted “Mama Bhanja Dargah on Rani Jhansi road in New […]

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Ashraf Hussain

Shamli, Uttar Pradesh — Muslim Man Arrested For Performing Religious Prayer At A Mosque? Fact-Check

A video purporting to show a man from a specific community leading religious prayer at a centuries-old, dilapidated structure has gone viral It was claimed that the man goes by the name Umar Qureshi and was detained for performing the Azan at a mosque in Shamli, Uttar Pradesh. Verified accounts on twitter, including The Muslim (“@TheMuslim786“) tweeted “Location: […]

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Ashok Swain

Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh— Muslim Youth Beaten Up By Hindus For Befriending A Hindu Girl? Fact-Check 

It has been claimed on social media that a Muslim youth was beaten by Hindus for befriending a Hindu girl. This video depicts a group of people beating a man. Verified accounts on twitter, including @HateDetectors claimed that A group of members of the Hindutva organisation beat a 22-year-old Muslim man named Umair Mansoori in Ujjain, […]

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