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Fact Check: PM Dahal Offered To Reappoint Rabi As Home Minister By Removing Narayan Kaji Shrestha? No, Viral Post Is Misleading

ClaimPrime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has offered to reappoint RSP President Rabi Lamichhane As Home Minister By Removing Incumbent Minister Narayan Kaji ShresthaFactPM Dahal has not made such assurance and the video purporting to show Dahal making such promise actually show him assuring to...

Fact Check: Viral Post Claiming Janaki Temple Enlisted As World Heritage Site Is Misleading

ClaimJanaki Temple has been finally designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site of NepalFactHistoric Janaki Temple is only on the Tentative list of Nepal intended for nomination to the World Heritage List A video claiming that Nepal's historical Janaki temple has been enlisted on the...

Fact Check: RSP Lawmaker Karki Hit Out At Dharan Mayor Sampang’s Detractors? No, Viral Video Is Misleading

ClaimRastriya Swatantra Party lawmaker Dr Toshima Karki lashing out at the detractors of Dharan Sub-Metro's Mayor Harka SampangFactRSP lawmaker Karki is venting her ire at the attempt by big political parties to protect culprits of Bhutanese refugee scam A viral video allegedly showing Rastriya Swtantara...

Fact Check: Schools & Colleges To Have Two-Day Weekend? No, Viral Video Is Misleading

ClaimSchools will have two-day weekend from 15 MayFactOld news clip from 2022 shared as recent A video claiming that the educational institutions will open for only five days a week with the implementation of two-day weekend holiday provision effective from 15 May 2023, is going...

Fact Check: PM Dahal Vowed To Launch Fresh Probe Into Palace Massacre? No, Viral Video Is Edited

ClaimPrime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal pledges to investigate 2001 royal palace massacreFactDahal has not made such promises, the viral footage shows him addressing the first meeting of the parliament after becoming the prime minister A 28-second video claiming that Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal,...

Fact Check: Did Rabi Lamichhane Take Action Against Nepal Police Chief? The Viral Post Is Misleading

ClaimRSP President fired Nepal Police Chief for not handcuffing NC leader KhandFactRSP President is not in a position to take action against IGP Kunwar A video claiming that Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) President Rabi Lamichhane has taken action against Nepal Police Chief and the latter...

Fact Check: Viral Post Purporting To Show Police Breaking The Door At NC Leader Bal Krishna Khand’s Residence Is False

ClaimNepal Police personnel ramming into the door of former minister and Nepali Congress leader Bal Krishna Khand before his arrestFactThe clip of cops ramming into a door shows Spanish police during 2019 operation against Catalan Separatists A video purporting to show Nepal Police personnel ramming...

Fact Check: Old Video Of Top Bahadur Rayamajhi Dancing Resurfaces With False Claim

ClaimTop Bahadur Rayamajhi dancing to a Nepali folk tune after his arrestFact2021 video shows Rayamajhi dancing in a programme and he has not been arrested yet A 28-second video allegedly showing Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Lenninist (CPN-UML) Top Bahadur Rayamaji dancing to celebrate his...

Fact Check: Viral Clip Claiming Top Bahadur Rayamajhi Has Been Arrested Is Misleading

ClaimCPN-UML Secretary Top Bahadur Rayamajhi has been arrested in Bhutanese refugee scamFalseLeader Rayamajhi has been absconding after the issuance of arrest warrant against him A video claiming that Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) Secretary Top Bahadur Rayamajhi has been arrested in connection with...

Fact Check: RSP President Lamichhane And Leader Wagle Appointed Ministers? No, Viral Video Is False

ClaimRastriya Swatantra Party President Rabi Lamichhane appointed Home Minister and economist Swornim Wagle appointed Finance MinisterFactRastriya Swatantra Party on Friday (May 5) decided to withdraw its support to the government and stay in the opposition bench A video claiming that Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) President...