FACTCHECK 1 – Aadhar, India’s unique identification project that gives a 12-digit ID to over a billion Indians has once again put the spotlight on biometrics. But what is biometrics, how does it work and why is there so much debate around it? Once the stuff of sci-fi like Star Trek and Minority Report, biometrics now literally holds the key to our lives. If you’re thinking fingerprints and iris scans then that’s just the beginning. BOOM tries to delve deeper and answer the things you need to know. Stay Tuned.
FACTCHECK 2 – Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, banned by major airlines after he assaulted an Air India duty manager with his slipper on Thursday, may be allowed to fly again soon, with the government considering changes in the same rules that it has defended in parliament, reports NDTV.
This comes as a major hit to the airlines who were hoping to pile up pressure on the government to create a No Fly List. But what is a No Fly List and how does it function. BOOM looks at countries that currently follow a No Fly List and brings you this Fact Check.
FACTCHECK 3 – Image of proposed Ram Mandir in Ayodhya has gone viral on social media. There are no clear indications of where this image has been sourced from but followers strongly believe that the image is genuine. BOOM finds out if it is true. Stay tuned.