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Claims Rabi Lamichhane praised PM Dahal lack context
Videos purportedly voiced by the television show host-turned-politician Rabi Lamichhane have gone viral on TikTok with the claim that he lauded Prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda.’ Nepal Check found the viral clip to be missing its context.
Was re-polling peaceful in Dolakha?
Several news outlets reported that re-polling at 10 polling stations in Dolakha district on December 1 concluded peacefully. But social media users posted videos, some of which went viral, claiming that supporters of rival parties clashed on re-voting day. We fact-check the claims.
Doctored images and out-of-context videos spread misinformation during Nepal elections
Politicians spread lies and propaganda regularly. But they are also at the receiving end of misinformation campaigns, especially during elections.