Trigger Warning: Descriptions of violence Two violent videos are circulating on social media as visuals from Sonipat, Haryana where individuals are mercilessly being attacked and tortured. It is alleged that members of Right Wing political outfit Bajrang Dal are carrying out these brutal attacks. Alt News will only provide screengrabs of frames from the viral clips due to their graphic nature. VIDEO #1: Three individuals mercilessly beat a man with rods In this clip, an individual holds the victim firmly while the others hit the victim with rods.
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Recently a video went viral on social media in which an individual can be seen verbally and physically assaulting Hindi-speaking migrant labourers in a crowded train compartment. In the video, the individual talks about the loss of job opportunities for Tamil Nadu natives due to migration even as he punches and slaps the labourers.
kidnapping, theft, and voluntarily causing hurt'. The followers breached the barricades of the police station with guns andOn February 23, followers of Punjab's pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh clashed with the police outside Ajnala police station near Amritsar, Punjab, and demanded the release of one of the members of the outfit, Waris Punjab De, Lovepreet Singh, who had been arrested in an alleged case of '
alleged that the two men were attacked and abducted by members of the right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal.On February 16, the charred bodies of two men Junaid (35) and Nasir (25), both residents of Ghatmeeka in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur district, were found inside a four-wheeler in Bhiwani, Haryana. The family of the individuals
The charred bodies of two men, Junaid (35) and Nasir (25), both residents of Ghatmeeka in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur district, were found on February 16 in Bhiwani, Haryana, inside a four-wheeler. The two were allegedly attacked and abducted by a mob that later set them ablaze inside their car.
The Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival 2023 was held in Mumbai recently, in which Varun Dhawan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Rishabh Shetty, and the movie, The Kashmir Files, film were awarded in different categories.
making a blatant call for violence against Muslims at the 'Hindu Jan Akrosh Morcha' in Mumbai, Telangana legislator T Raja Singh on February 19 took part in Shiv Jayanti celebrations in Latur, Maharashtra, and said if Shivaji had not been there, all Hindus would have been circumcised.Days after
announced a partnership with the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN, set up in 2015 by US no-profit Poynter Institute) 'to reduce the spread of misinformation and provide more reliable information to users.' In an interview with American podcaster Joe Rogan, the founder of Meta platformsIn March 2020, Meta (previously Facebook)
shared the clip on Twitter mentioning that it was received via WhatsApp and its authenticity had not been verified.A video clip of a group of individuals vandalizing a religious structure is viral on social media as a video from Pakistan. Several social media users have linked it to the country's economic crisis, claiming that the structure that was vandalized was a mosque and the people did this to sell its parts for food. Former governor of Tripura Tathagata Roy Subscribe to featured