Brief Outline: A fake Post being widely shared on the social media where the session start’s with Modi- A threat to the Idea of India, Modi and Riots – Clear and present Danger and so on is fake.  

Facts Check: Fake

Example Fake news: 

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Detailed Analysis: The India today Conclave was done in Mumbai on 9th & 10th March 2018. This time it was the 25th anniversary of INDIA TODAY CONCLAVE was designed as a meeting point for the best minds from India and around the world to map the geopolitical and economic future of the country.

The distinguished speakers over the two days of India Today Conclave 2018 include the below:

Yuval Noah Harari, Author of Homo Deus and Sapiens
Matthieu Ricard, World’s Happiest Man
Captain Amarinder Singh, Chief Minister, Punjab
Nita Ambani, Chairperson and Founder, Reliance Foundation
Nirmala Sitharaman, Defence Minister, India
Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Uday Kotak, Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Bank
Rana Kapoor, Managing Director & CEO, YES BANK and Chairman, YES Global Institute
Arvind Panagariya, Economist, Former Vice Chairman, Niti Aayog
Gulzar, Lyricist
Sourav Ganguly, Former Captain, Indian Cricket Team
Prithvi Shaw, Captain, World Champion India U-19 cricket team
Rupi Kaur, Poet
Karisma Kapoor, Actor
Kareena Kapoor Khan, Actor
Ajinkya Rahane, Vice-Captain, Indian National Team (Test format)
Pullela Gopichand, Chief National Coach, Indian Badminton team
P. V. Sindhu, Olympic Silver Medalist
Kidambi Srikanth, Badminton Player
Dr. Harald Stossier, Founder, VIVAMAYR and Modern Mayr Medicine
Dr. Marian Alonzo, MD, Medical Chief, The Farm at San Benito
Naeem Khan, Designer
Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Designer
Dr. Murali Doraiswamy, Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, Duke University Health System
Derek O'Brien, Member of Parliament
Amit Malviya, Chief, Social Media Cell, BJP
Divya Spandana, Head of Digital Media, Congress
Hardik Patel, Socio-Political Activist
Jignesh Mevani, MLA , Vadgam, Gujarat
Rahul Johri, CEO, BCCI
Shahryar Khan, Former Foreign Secretary, Pakistan
Shehla Rashid, Former Vice President, Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union
Dr. Sudhindra Uppoor, B. A. M.S., MD (AYURVEDA)
Kris Gopalakrishnan, Former CEO, Infosys
Tim Leslie, Vice President, Amazon Prime Video, International
James Farrell, Head of Content, Amazon Prime Video, Asia-Pacific
Mohan Guruswamy, Head, Centre for Policy Alternatives
Indira Jaising, Advocate
Pinky Anand, Additional Solicitor General of India
Priyank M Kharge, Minister of State for IT & Tourism, Karnataka
Asaduddin Owaisi, President, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen
Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister, Rajasthan
Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog (he is session chairperson)
Carlo Ratti, Architect
K. T. Rama Rao, Minister for Information Technology, Municipal Administration and Urban Development (Government of Telangana)
Sachin Pilot, President, Rajasthan Congress, Former Union Minister

Venue: Grand Hyatt, Mumbai

Off Western Express Highway, Siddharath Nagar, Vakola, Santacruz East

Indeed the names given in the sheet is of those people who has been more vocal and against the present BJP government and more pro to the CPIM and Congress and other political parties.

The image is from 2014, it was in a website Newslaundry with a satirical view point. The article was written by Anand Ranganathan for Newslaundry.

The photograph names former Tehelka editor Tarun Tejpal as one of the speakers and has “(via video link)”. Tarun Tejpal was in jail on accusations of sexual assault at the time Ranganathan wrote the article.

The picture also includes the name of former Times of India editor Dileep Padgaonkar as one of the speakers. The fact is that, Padgaonkar is no more. He passed away in 2016.

Madhu Kishwar's Doodles

" Idlis are good; could be softer." Your Aunty Vaijanthi maintained a stoic silence. " Sambar is decent; pity drumsticks have gone spongy." Still no crawling of malevolent lice on your Aunty's ears. " Kapi is a worthy attempt; wish the concoction were stronger." The South Indian nerve can only be stretched so long, dear readers.

Barkha dutt also tweeted this as fake news alert. Look at the photo shopped crap being spread by loony right . Thanks

India Today Conclave 2018 - Day 2 Video

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Olivia Murakami is an Indian fact-checker and news writer, writing news for Ayupp since 2014.

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