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Senior Telugu Actor Kota Srinivasa Rao Death News Is Fake - Sakshi Post
Mar 21, 2023
HYDERABAD: Veteran Telugu character artist Kota Srinivasa Rao fell prey to a death hoax. Fake reports surfaced online that the actor was no more, which created panic among his friends and fans.
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Feb 25, 2023
Vijayawada: The Andhra Pradesh Department of Industries has stated that an article was published under the title ‘Parishramika Raayatila Jaadedi’  in Eenadu newspaper on 25.02.2023.
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Feb 18, 2023
Amaravati: On Friday, February 17, 2023, the Eenadu newspaper carried an article with the title ‘Maatala Vantakame’ and tried to mislead its readers with false claims and fudged data about the diet...
Tal Hanan, a former Israeli special forces operative. (Image credit: Twitter/@FbdnStories) - Sakshi Post
Feb 15, 2023
New Delhi: A team of Israeli contractors has allegedly been involved in meddling over 30 elections across the globe for over two decades without attracting any attention, a report said on Wednesday. 
Fact Check: Chittoor Police Condemn Fake Eenadu Reports, Permissions To Nara Lokesh Padayatra As Per SC Norms - Sakshi Post
Jan 25, 2023
Chittoor district police condemned the distorted facts written in ‘Eenadu’ article titled "Yuvagalaaniki Sharathulu Sankellu", related to permissions given to TDP General Secretary Nara Lokesh's foot...
Fact Check: Budget 2019 Also Showed Social Pensions Under SC ST Sub Plan - Sakshi Post
Jan 24, 2023
AP FACT CHECK: The Andhra Pradesh Government continued its mission to tackle the spread of disinformation by several media organizations spreading fake news about the Government and the measures...
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Jan 23, 2023
Amaravati: A video of the government official disrespecting the Indian National flag by using it to clean his desk is being circulated widely on social media with the claim that the the person in the...
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Jan 12, 2023
New Delhi: Continuing its crackdown against misinformation, the PIB Fact Check Unit (FCU) of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Thursday busted six YouTube channels for allegedly...
Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale hospitalised in Pune, condition critical - Sakshi Post
Nov 24, 2022
PUNE: Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale's family has refuted rumours of his passing after the news of his death surfaced last evening on social media.
kerala-temple-to-mosque-fake-news-fact-check - Sakshi Post
Apr 18, 2022
Fact Check: A video montage depicting a mosque has gone viral on social media, accompanied by a claim in Hindi that Muslims have taken over an ancient Hindu temple in Kerala and converted it into a...
fake-news-fact-check-indian-oil-fuel-bike-explosion-full-tank - Sakshi Post
Apr 08, 2022
HOAX: During the summer, filling a fuel tank to the utmost capacity might result in an explosion.
AP Fact Check Guntur: Jinnah Tower Flag Pole Not Removed, Height Increased To 60 ft - Sakshi Post
Feb 24, 2022
GUNTUR: The Guntur Municipal Administration issued a press note on Wednesday clarifying that the National Flag pole (40 ft) which was installed at the Jinnah Tower in the city, was removed and will...
BJP MP Subramanian Swamy Wins Case on TTD fake story by Andhra Jyothi  in Tirupati - Sakshi Post
Dec 29, 2021
TIRUPATI: BJP Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy said that a defamation case of Rs 100 crore, cases under Section 153 A and 29 A of the Hate Speech Law would be filed against the Telugu daily Andhra...
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Dec 19, 2021
In an official statement, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) board has strongly condemned a misleading social media campaign by Bharat Marg-a YouTube channel that TTD was giving Srivari darshan to...
AP Fact Check: Nara Lokesh's Tweet On ABN Andhra Jyothi News On Vizag HSBC Misleading - Sakshi Post
Dec 17, 2021
AMARAVATI: AP Fact Check an initiative by the Andhra Pradesh Government has debunked the tweet shared by  Telugu Desam Party's (TDP) national general secretary and MLC Nara Lokesh on Twitter of an...
TDP Fake Claims On Sri Neelamani Durga Ammavari Temple Works Busted - Sakshi Post
Oct 24, 2021
Srikakulam: Misleading posts on social media by the TDP over the temple works of Sri Neelamani Durga Ammavari Temple in Pathapatnam in Srikakulam district in the State were busted by the Fact Check...
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Aug 08, 2021
It is not new to listen to the death rumours of the celebs. Now, the news of the death of Tollywood senior actress Sharada is going viral online on Sunday.
Fact Check on Fake News about Retirement Age of AP Government Employees - Sakshi Post
Jul 14, 2021
A social media campaign about the retirement age of the Andhra Pradesh government employees is currently floating on the internet.
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Jul 09, 2021
KURNOOL: Fake news about the suicide death of a young man posted by TDP General Secretary Nara Lokesh in his Twitter handle on July 4th,  came to the fore recently.
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Jun 29, 2021
Amaravati: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy objected to the baseless reports published by a section of media and said that they were written with jealousy, as the State is being applauded for...
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Jun 06, 2021
The centre took to Twitter to spread awareness regarding a fake message that is doing the rounds.
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Apr 25, 2021
The police arrested three people for sharing fake news on Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao.
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Apr 23, 2021
INDORE: Rumors of Sumitra Mahajan's death went viral late Thursday (April 22nd) night, but her staff quickly dismissed them. Sumitra Mahajan is a former Lok Sabha Speaker.
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Apr 07, 2021
Hyderabad: On 5 April, under the joint operation of CCS, Hyderabad and Commissioner’s Task Force Team, apprehended one accused by name of Sreepathi Sanjeev Kumar who prepared and circulated a fake G....
AP Govt Launches Fact Check Website, Twitter Account To Curb Fake News  - Sakshi Post
Mar 05, 2021
AMARAVATI: To put an end to malicious propaganda and fake news being spread over the State Government, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the AP Fact Check website and...
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Dec 03, 2020
For the last couple of days, a news item has been in circulation on social media about 92 Telangana Police Officers being suspended in a day. It turns out that the news is fake.
SBI Yono App - Sakshi Post
May 10, 2020
We urge our customers not to believe in any offer or claim circulated on Social Media unless it’s validated from our official handles...
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Apr 28, 2020
The Cyberabad Police on Monday booked a retired Major of the Army here for allegedly posting fake news on a social media platform
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Apr 21, 2020
At least 251 offences were registered by the Maharashtra police’s cyber wing for rumours
Ratan Tata - Sakshi Post
Apr 11, 2020
Business tycoon Ratan Tata on Saturday gave out a clarification saying a WhatsApp forward attributed to his name talking about “huge downfall of the economy due to corona” has “neither been said, nor...
Ratan Tata - Sakshi Post
Apr 11, 2020
Business tycoon Ratan Tata on Saturday gave out a clarification saying a WhatsApp forward attributed to his name talking about “huge downfall of the economy due to corona” has “neither been said, nor...
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Mar 17, 2020
HYDERABAD: Three people were arrested on Monday for allegedly spreading fake news in the social media about the death of a person due to coronavirus (COVID- 19), police said.
Why Fake News Spreads Like Wildfire On Social Media? - Sakshi Post
Dec 04, 2019
Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that people who repeatedly encounter a fake news item may feel less unethical about sharing it on social media, even when they don’t believe...
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Aug 07, 2019
With revocation of the 1954 Presidential proclamation through the government Gazette notification, Article 35A now ceases to exist.
Watch Man attempt to jump off PVNRI Express way - Sakshi Post
Jul 19, 2019
Man tries to Jump Of PVNRI Express Way Fly over believing that Modi will give him a Scorpio for his Daring Act
Maniratnam,  Suhasini - Sakshi Post
Jun 17, 2019
Director Maniratnam back at work after ‘routine’ health check-up
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Jun 11, 2019
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on June 10 night created a buzz after he tweeted that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has been appointed as...
Pic courtesy: Bengaluru police on Twitter - Sakshi Post
May 08, 2019
City police has confirmed that a viral message doing rounds on WhatsApp about an impending terror attack in Bengaluru is fake.
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Apr 16, 2019
While some believed the posts, others checked the Election Commission of India website and social media handles...
WhatsApp TV Campaign To Tackle Fake News In India - Sakshi Post
Dec 03, 2018
Facing flak for the misuse of its platform, WhatsApp on Monday launched its first-ever TV campaign in India as part of its efforts to address the challenge of misinformation and pernicious rumours
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Sep 26, 2018
Google, Facebook Agree EU Fake News Code Of Conduct 
Mark Zuckerberg - Sakshi Post
Sep 08, 2018
As countries over the world including India face elections amid the spread of fake news and political interference on social media platforms, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has asked for some more time...
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