PIB fact check

PIB Fact Check: Tax imposed on school textbooks by Centre, fake or real?

Reports claiming that central government's plan to levy a tax on school textbooks is circulating all over social media. The government issued clarification on the viral report and termed it as fake. 

Sep 25, 2020, 08:20 AM IST

Centre not seeking 'sensitive personal data' for the registration of Health ID, warns PIB

The Health ID is part of the National Digital Health Mission which was revealed on Independence Day by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address to the nation. 

Sep 01, 2020, 13:47 PM IST

Overcrowded train with migrants from Maharashtra to West Bengal? PIB fact checks

Since the outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19 and the nationwide lockwide imposed in India to curb the spread of the deadly pathogen, there has been several fake news articles, viral stories, photos and videos on circulating on social media platforms.

May 17, 2020, 16:51 PM IST

PIB fact checks media report claiming PM Narendra Modi didn’t consult COVID-19 taskforce before extending lockdown

The government agency took to Twitter to reject the media report.

Apr 15, 2020, 14:33 PM IST

PIB fact checks video clip claiming NASA's warning of an earthquake to hit Delhi

Taking to its official Twitter handle PIB said that the video which is getting viral on the internet was run by a news channel in the year 2018 and declared it as fake news.

Apr 12, 2020, 07:53 AM IST