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Maharashtra Elections 2014: Facts At A Glance

Maharashtra Elections 2014: Facts At A Glance

More than 83 million voters are set to cast their vote for a new 288-member legislative assembly.…

How Cheap Is The World’s Cheapest Mars Mission?

How Cheap Is The World’s Cheapest Mars Mission?

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) cost $74 million (Rs 450 crore). Here is a comparison with 10 other things that are costlier…

Return Of The Dragon: Transgression? Intrusion? Incursion?

Return Of The Dragon: Transgression? Intrusion? Incursion?

As Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi walked the Sabarmati promenade and posed together for photographs at Mahatma Gandhi's ashram, far to the north in Ladakh, Chinese forays into Indian territory continued.…

Latest Reports

Has Maharashtra Elections Also Finished Independents?

Has Maharashtra Elections Also Finished Independents?

Independent candidates have always been the “fun” part of the Indian elections, and the recently concluded Maharashtra assembly elections were no different…

31 Things That Can Save Dying Indian Mothers

31 Things That Can Save Dying Indian Mothers

A 12-point checklist created for airline pilots to check human errors during flying inspired a similar list for Indian health workers, leading, in a test, to a drastic fall in the number of mothers who die during childbirth.…

Political Dynasties Alive And Well In Haryana, Maharashtra

Political Dynasties Alive And Well In Haryana, Maharashtra

Indian politics is known for its dynasty politics, accepted by the electorate since Independence.…

5 Charts of Maharashtra’s Political Fate

5 Charts of Maharashtra’s Political Fate

With a five-pronged contest in Maharashtra turning out to be a win for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), how did the leaders of different parties perform at the hustings?   BJP performed the best with its top five leaders winning their seats across the state…

Fact Check

BJP Wildly Exaggerates Irrigation Claims, Right On Farmer Deaths In Maharashtra

BJP Wildly Exaggerates Irrigation Claims, Right On Farmer Deaths In Maharashtra

With Maharashtra assembly polls only 10 days away, opposition parties are questioning the policies of the erstwhile Congress-NCP Government…

Modi is right, Maharashtra Is India’s Second-Most Communally Troubled State

Modi is right, Maharashtra Is India’s Second-Most Communally Troubled State

Addressing an election rally in the state, Modi said after Uttar Pradesh, the maximum communal riots occur in Maharashtra…

Congress-NCP Govt Has Built More Houses Than It Claims!

Congress-NCP Govt Has Built More Houses Than It Claims!

  The Maharashtra Government, in the course of an advertising blitzkrieg on TV, radio and social media, is expected to spend up to Rs 150 crore in the run-up to the assembly polls scheduled forOctober 15…

Congress’s Claim Of 25,000 Toilets Built A Half Truth.

Congress’s Claim Of 25,000 Toilets Built A Half Truth.

Maharashtra, India’s second-most populous and the richest state, is gearing up for elections to a new legislative assembly on October 15. With both the major alliances, Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), coming unstuck, the elections are expected to be multi-cornered fights in most of the 288 constituencies.…

Budget 2014 Fact Check: Rs 4 Lakh Crore Tax Claims Stuck

Budget 2014 Fact Check: Rs 4 Lakh Crore Tax Claims Stuck

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, while presenting the first union Budget of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government, said over Rs 4 lakh crore of tax money is stuck in litigations and before the courts…