and later found to be inaccurate.  

Soon after the blog went live on the Times of India, an alternative news portal Alt News exposed it for inventing "fake passages" and attributing them to the famed 16th century French astrologer Nostradamus.

The blog was taken down from TOI and republished on Thursday with a disclaimer.

Gautier claimed in his blog that in 2012, he'd chanced upon some "hidden manuscripts" in an "old trunk". Those manuscripts contained Nostradamus' predictions on the rise of Indian prime minister (a.k.a. "supreme leader") Narendra Modi. Read more...

More about Current Affairs, Newspaper, Twitter Reactions, Humour, and Journalism'>

Fake Nostradamus predictions amuse Indian Twitter

TwitterFacebook

A blog called ‘Nostradamus and India’ by the French political writer François Gautier has caused a stir in India after it was published by the country’s largest-selling English daily, and later found to be inaccurate.  

Soon after the blog went live on the Times of India, an alternative news portal Alt News exposed it for inventing “fake passages” and attributing them to the famed 16th century French astrologer Nostradamus.

The blog was taken down from TOI and republished on Thursday with a disclaimer.

Gautier claimed in his blog that in 2012, he’d chanced upon some “hidden manuscripts” in an “old trunk”. Those manuscripts contained Nostradamus’ predictions on the rise of Indian prime minister (a.k.a. “supreme leader”) Narendra Modi. Read more…

More about Current Affairs, Newspaper, Twitter Reactions, Humour, and Journalism

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *