Month: December 2018

WhatsApp scam, in the name of Ayushmaan Bharat Scheme

WhatsApp scam, in the name of Ayushmaan Bharat Scheme

Public Awareness, Whatapp University
A message is viral on WhastApp which lures you into giving out your mobile number आयुष्मान भारत योजना 2018 13 से 70 साल के 10 करोड़ लोगो को 5 लाख रुपये का निःशुल्क बीमा दिया जा रहा है। आवेदन करने की अंतिम तिथि 29 Oct है। तो जल्दी करें और इस मेसेज को अपने सभी दोस्तों को भी भेजें ताकि इस योजना का लाभ सभी को मिल सके आवेदन करें Translation – Ayushmaan Bharat Yojna 2018 – 10 crore citizens between the age of 13 – 70 are being given free insurance worth 5 crores, Last date to apply is 29th October. SO register for it fast and forward this message to your friends so they can also benefit from this scheme. Such scam messages springs up usually immediately after any scheme announcement by Government. This website was registered on 6th Oct. The man behind this website earns
Randeep Surjewala targets Vasundhra Raje based on a trimmed clip.

Randeep Surjewala targets Vasundhra Raje based on a trimmed clip.

Political, Public Awareness
At times, the image/video you come across might not be the real complete story, rather it might be just the opposite. With elections around the corner, everyone is trying their best to twist, change the meaning of the real complete video by trimming, clipping, showing you just a part of the entire story. A small video is viral in  which Rajasthan CM Vasundhra Raje is heard saying that confuse people so much so they don’t get time to ask you the real questions, i.e about employment, farmers, infrastructure etc. Even Congress leader Randeep Surjewala fell for WhatsApp University and used the same half truth to target Vasundhra Raje in his speech He tweeted – वसुंधराजी की ने अपने कार्यकर्ताओं को कहा कि सबको इतना उलझा दो की कोई यह नहीं कहे की सड़के क्यों नहीं बनी,पानी क्यों नहीं
The viral video of Rahul Gandhi has a relevant sentence clipped.

The viral video of Rahul Gandhi has a relevant sentence clipped.

Political, Public Awareness
A Video is viral which has two others within, on left it shows what Rahul Gandhi said before elections. He said, if they win elections they will waive off the farmers’ loan within 10 days. In right video he says “Waiving loan is not solution, it would be complex” Ex-President BJP, Mr. Satish Upadhyaya tweeted: https://twitter.com/upadhyaysbjp/status/1072834397160857600 Truth The Video on right is trimmed/clipped with a sentence removed. Following is the complete video of his press conference after winning the election You can listen from 21:20 https://youtu.be/aJ_u-zgT1Js Translation “See, I’ve said in my speech that Loan waiver is a supporting step, loan waiver is not a solution, solution will be very complex” So the first sentence “Loan Waiver is a supporting step”
No! This woman wasn’t abused by Indian soldiers in Shopia during CASO

No! This woman wasn’t abused by Indian soldiers in Shopia during CASO

Public Awareness
A set of photo is viral showing bruised face of a woman, claiming she was beaten by Indian Soldiers during CASO (Cordon and Search Operation). The voice from mountains!! @IrshadShabnum tweeted this on 4th Dec 2018. “How they are ruining the dignity of our mothers sisters and daughters. They have beaten her ruthlessly . Her face shows the signs of brutality . Her face express the helplessness. SHOPIAN during CASO . KASHMIR .” https://twitter.com/IrshadShabnum/status/1070010295983185920 Truth The woman in the photos is a Pashtu Singer and Actress Neelam Gul who was a victim of domestic violence, as she claimed, she was beaten by her husband. This happened in Pakistan and not Shopian. An unverified Facebook page with her name, probably run by her had the live video on 2nd Aug 20