Public Awareness

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
False Claim: Girija Tripathi, accused in Deoria shelter home case is BJP MP Kalraj Mishra’s sister

False Claim: Girija Tripathi, accused in Deoria shelter home case is BJP MP Kalraj Mishra’s sister

Political, Public Awareness
A photoshopped screengrab of ABP News has been circulating on social media which claims that Girija Tripathi, an accused in the Deoria shelter home case is the sister of BJP MP Kalraj Mishra. A Facebook user, Naween Kumar Sah has shared a screengrab of the news channel with a caption “अरे सुनो देवरिया वाली लड़की सप्लायर गिरिजा त्रिपाठी तो भाजपा सांसद कलराज मिश्रा की बहन है” (Hey listen, Deoria’s girl supplier, Girija Tripathi is sister of BJP MP Kalraj Mishra – translated). https://twitter.com/Anu_yadav88/status/1026860327487463424     Times Now also referred to this claim on the basis of a sting operation that the channel had carried out as part of its reportage on the incident. In the sting operation, SK Yadav, chairman of Child Welfare claimed that he was in
Don’t panic, It’s just a message

Don’t panic, It’s just a message

Public Awareness
A shocking ‘warning is viral on WhatsApp that a you may receive a message which will ask you to unlock a card to wish you ‘Happy Independence Day” by keeping your thumb where it asks and it will steal your thumbprint and can use to harm you. It lures you to see a surprise gift after you scan your finger by keeping on the fingerprint image in above screenshot. When you touch it (with any finger, any angle) it shows a bar crossing from top to bottom as if it’s really scanning your fingerprint and leads you to another page wishing you Happy Independence Day with patriotic song playing in background. So the Viral message warns you about this so called ‘Scan’. The it opens up another page This is just a website to get users traffic by using Festivals. You can use any
Did Rahul Gandhi see porn on mobile ?

Did Rahul Gandhi see porn on mobile ?

Political, Public Awareness
A Post on a Facebook page by name “Yogi Sarkar” liked by more than 3 Lakh people had 8000 shares. The image shows Congress president Rahul Gandhi watching a photo of a girl on mobile wearing red lingerie which might mean porn wasn’t the right word to be used in the title of this article See what mssage said: फ़ोटो कभी झूट नहीं बोलती… देख लो @RahulGandhi क्या कर रहा है।@BJP4India @AmitThakerBJP @amitmalviya @iPankajShukla @ParasKGhelani @Satishsanadhya @JigarBDesaiBjp @drkiritpsolanki @Dr_Uditraj @BJP4AmdavadCity @ThackerNikhil @raviranabjp pic.twitter.com/jP767ozHao — Manish P Pandey BJP (@manishk1392) July 30, 2018   Later post was deleted but you can find archive : http://archive.is/VDx50 Truth: The image is edited, Photoshopped. He was actually counting currency
Truth About attack on Kanwariya in Bhagalpur Bihar

Truth About attack on Kanwariya in Bhagalpur Bihar

Public Awareness
“बिहार के भागलपुर में शिवभक्तो पर #जिहादियो का जानलेवा हमला वहा के पिशाचो ने किया 50-60 लोग बुरी तरह जख्मी,शायद कुछ लोग मरे भी है अब यह Political Game हैं, या जो भी अब वही होगा जो होना चाहिए काल भैरव को बली चढाओ पिछले साल मध्यप्रदेश और 2002 में जो गुजरात में इनके साथ किया वही करो” – Geeta Mehta @GeetaMe19831719 बिहार के भागलपुर में शिवभक्तो पर #जिहादियो का जानलेवा हमला वहा के पिशाचो ने किया 50-60 लोग बुरी तरह जख्मी,शायद कुछ लोग मरे भी है अब यह Political Game हैं, या जो भी अब वही होगा जो होना चाहिए काल भैरव को बली चढाओ पिछले साल मध्यप्रदेश और 2002 में जो गुजरात में इनके साथ किया वही करो pic.twitter.com/eUhlqZg26G — Geeta Mehta (@GeetaMe19831719) 1 August 2018   Truth:      
WhatsApp scam of ‘Pradhanmantri Balika Samridhi Yojna 2018’

WhatsApp scam of ‘Pradhanmantri Balika Samridhi Yojna 2018’

Public Awareness, Whatapp University
Following is the viral message / ये मेसेज वायरल है – “*प्रधानमंत्री बालिका सम्रद्धि योजना 2018* प्रधानमंत्री द्वारा 1 से 18 साल की बालिकाओ की निःशुल्क *10 हजार* का चैक दिया जा रहा है। बालिकाओं के भविष्य के लिए इस योजना को चालू किया गया है । *आवेदन करने की अंतिम तिथि 15 अगस्त है* तो जल्दी करें और इस मैसेज को अपने सभी दोस्तों भेजें ताकि इस योजना का लाभ सभी को मिल सके *अभी आवेदन करें*👇👇 प्रधानमंत्री बालिका समृद्धि योजना“ Truth: This is a usual WhatsApp scam, some tempting content to lure people to their website to generate more traffic and earn from the advertising banners displayed on the page. Let’s analyze how to recognize such scams – 1. About Us page: “यह वेबसाइट भारत सरकार से जुडी हुई नहीं है ना ही हम आपसे किसी प्रकार की कोई हासिल करके उसे संग्रह कर रहे है