On December 20, 2022, the Uttarakhand high court ordered the eviction of close to 50,000 people allegedly living on railway land in the state’s Haldwani district. Following this, people facing the eviction staged a continued protest claiming that the land did not belong to the Railways. The eviction was supposed to begin from January 10. In the backdrop of this, a minute-long video was shared on social media that showed slum settlements alongside railway tracks. It was claimed that the video was from Haldwani.
Following the demise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Heeraben Modi at the age of 99, social media users shared an image of PM Modi with his head shaved and claimed that he tonsured his head as part of rituals after his mother's death. A Facebook user named Ashok Kumar posted this image with the same claim.
Trigger Warning: Death. Discretion advised.  A video of an individual lying inside a van-turned-ambulance in an unconscious state is going viral on social media.
On December 2, 2022, several media outlets reported that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had issued a notice to Kalvakuntla Kavitha, the member of legislative council from Nizamabad, Telangana, asking her to appear for questioning in the Delhi liquor scam case.
A video shot in a hospital showing two doctors quarreling with each other inside an operation theatre is viral on social media. Journalist Tarek Fatah quote-tweeted the clip originally shared by a user called @HasnaZarooriHai and asked how Pakistan produces so many 'rectums' implying that the video was shot in a hospital in Pakistan. His tweet garnered over 118000 views.
The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) of the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia predicted heavy snowfall in the country's northern regions and heavy rainfall in the Makkah-Medina region on January 1, 2023.
Looking through the prism of news headlines, the Russia-Ukraine conflict and elections in several Indian states were the two major events of 2022. These incidents found wide coverage in mainstream media channels as well as on social media platforms. As per a 2021 study by ICUBE, India has 692 million active internet users.
On December 28, 2022, the official handle of BJP Bihar tweeted a video where a group of people can be seen assaulting a policeman. The accompanying caption in Hindi can be translated as "Liquor mafia has beaten up the police. What sort of Bihar did the Mahaghatbandhan government end up making?" In the minute-long video, we can see a few individuals repeatedly kicking and hitting a policeman with a baton. The clip has text superimposed on it. It reads, "Look at the reality of Nitish's good governance.
At 8.11 PM on January 3, Alt News published one of the first articles of 2022. It dealt with media misreports in a story involving a Punjab politician.

A nine-second video clip of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in front of party leaders and workers is being widely circulated on social media.

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