Mission Shakti: Fact-Checking Claims And Counter Claims

PUBLISHED ON: March 27, 2019 | Duration: 22 min, 01 sec

  
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With just two weeks left before the commencement of Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a major announcement that India shot down its own satellite as a test of our defence mechanisms in space. India has, thus, become the fourth country to have this capability after United States, Russia, and China. On India vs Fake News, we do two fact checks from this development. First, who gets the credit for this anti-satellite launch? And is this announcement by the PM a violation of the model code of conduct?
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