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Who Bunks Rajya Sabha Sessions The Most?

Who Bunks Rajya Sabha Sessions The Most?

12 seats in Rajya Sabha are allocated to nominated MPs.These members are nominated by the President of India from among people who have special knowledge or experience in areas like literature, science, art and social service. The list this year included former minister Mani Shankar Aiyar,master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, actress Rekha and poet Javed Akhtar.…

Union Budget 2014: Dope On Who Gets How Much

Union Budget 2014: Dope On Who Gets How Much

The Finance Ministry, Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution get the highest share of the union budget allocations this year…

India Has 381 Medical Colleges, Needs 240 More

India Has 381 Medical Colleges, Needs 240 More

          India’s Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan (an ENT surgeon himself) recently asked doctors to introspect and correct the `wrong’ public perception about the profession…

Latest Reports

More Girls Are Being Adopted. The Good News Ends There

More Girls Are Being Adopted. The Good News Ends There

Outside a temple in the holy town of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, a two-day-old girl was abandoned on August 22, a common-enough occurrence across India. Indeed, five days later, a four-day-old girl was abandoned on a road outside a Lucknow neighbourhood.…

Anger In Coal-Rich Orissa District Reflects India’s Flawed Mining Policies

Anger In Coal-Rich Orissa District Reflects India’s Flawed Mining Policies

More than 600 tense, but unusually restrained, police personnel and home guards—deployed at the ground since dawn with rifles, batons, tear gas and protective gear—looked on. The protestors started taking apart the rickety stage that the security forces were protecting. Some wrecked the loudspeakers, then the blue and red plastic chairs. …

Floods Grab Headlines But India’s Deadliest, Most Unknown Killer Is Lightning

Floods Grab Headlines But India’s Deadliest, Most Unknown Killer Is Lightning

  The devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir, the worst in the state in 60 years, caused due to heavy rains, have already claimed 175 lives…

Who Is Doing Better? Bharat? India?

Who Is Doing Better? Bharat? India?

More than 94% households in rural India had access to secured tenures to their homes while only 71% households in urban India were secure in their home.…

Fact Check

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…

Fact Check: Is India The World’s 2nd Fastest Growing Economy?

Fact Check: Is India The World’s 2nd Fastest Growing Economy?

The communications adviser to the Prime Minister’s Office, put out a tweet on 9th April, which claimed that “India is the second fastest growing economy in the world since 2004″…

A Fact Check On Congress’ Fact Check On Narendra Modi

A Fact Check On Congress’ Fact Check On Narendra Modi

Here is a Fact Check on a Fact Check by Indian National Congress on the claims made by Narendra Modi, Gujarat Chief Minister and the Prime Ministerial candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the six-phased General Elections scheduled from April 7, 2014.…

Kejriwal Vs Modi: Fact vs Non-Fact

Kejriwal Vs Modi: Fact vs Non-Fact

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal recently posed 16 questions to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi…

UPA’s FDI Claims Don’t Seem To Add Up: Fact Check

UPA’s FDI Claims Don’t Seem To Add Up: Fact Check

  India has received billions of dollars in foreign investment after it began liberalising its markets in the 1990s…