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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.…

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.…

Latest Reports

Maharashtra: Best Chance For Independents?

Maharashtra: Best Chance For Independents?

With an unprecedented 5-pronged contest coming up, independent candidates may have their best chance of winning in the Maharashtra assembly elections scheduled for October 15.…

Make in India (But Beware The Engineers)

Make in India (But Beware The Engineers)

After the buzz over India’s mission to Mars and the Prime Minister’s high-decibel Make-in-India, both meant to be showcases of the nation’s engineering talent, here is the latest, grim reminder of the quality of freshly minted engineers:…

What Message Will Work In Fractious Maharashtra?

What Message Will Work In Fractious Maharashtra?

Housing. Education. Jobs. These are the three main issues that Congress is focussing on as India’s second-most populous and richest state prepares for elections to a new legislative assembly on October 15.…

Narendra Modi Goes To America, In Triumph. What Can He Bring Back?

Narendra Modi Goes To America, In Triumph. What Can He Bring Back?

“My thanks to the shower of liberal sentiments that has overflowed this platform. My thanks to this enlightened audience for their uniform kindness to me…”…

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…