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Devendra Fadnavis: What His Resume Reveals

Devendra Fadnavis: What His Resume Reveals

Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis has written no best-sellers but “How To Understand and Read the State Budget”, one of his three books, all in Marathi, indicates he has thought deeply about the formidable job that he took charge of today, amid much pomp and splendour at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium…

Faltering, Falling Behind: India’s Higher Education System

Faltering, Falling Behind: India’s Higher Education System

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently urging doctors at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to stay back and serve their country, it is instructive to examine the state of India's higher-education system.…

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…

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Devendra Fadnavis: What His Resume Reveals

Devendra Fadnavis: What His Resume Reveals

Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis has written no best-sellers but “How To Understand and Read the State Budget”, one of his three books, all in Marathi, indicates he has thought deeply about the formidable job that he took charge of today, amid much pomp and splendour at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium…

That Rs 500 Note In Your Wallet Could Be Fake

That Rs 500 Note In Your Wallet Could Be Fake

On 26th October, 2014, Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers seized counterfeit notes worth nearly Rs 15 lakh from a border outpost in West Bengal’s Malda district.…

Unfinished: 95.8% Of Homeless Shelters In India’s Richest State

Unfinished: 95.8% Of Homeless Shelters In India’s Richest State

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that houses for the homeless by 2022 should be a national mission.…

Why 150 Million Rural Indians Could Be Affected By Job Losses

Why 150 Million Rural Indians Could Be Affected By Job Losses

India’s new government has apparently decided to restructure the United Progressive Alliance’s flagship anti-poverty programme, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA).…

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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…