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Fact Check: Narendra Modi on Decline in Tourists to Rajasthan

Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, while campaigning in Rajasthan recently, claimed that tourist arrivals in the state have declined.   We looked at data from…

No Prizes For Guessing Which State Has Highest Literacy Rate In India

  • Kerala has highest literacy level in India (93.91%) while Bihar has the lowest (63.82%) rate.   • Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Bihar, Tripura, Jharkhand see largest change in…

IndiaSpend Debates: CRISIL: The State of the States Report

  Did you know that Punjab is the most prosperous state in India and Madhya Pradesh the least? This is in the context of consumer durables, according to the latest…

Fact Check: Rahul Gandhi’s Claim That Rajasthan Added 7,000 MW in 5 Years

At an election rally in Rajasthan recently, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi claimed the Congress-led Government in the state added 7,200 megawatts of power capacity over a five-year period compared…

Meet The Guys Who Really Commit Bank Fraud

  How honest are bankers as a tribe ? Okay, let’s put that question differently: who are the people who are most likely to commit fraud in a bank? To…

Fact Check: No Development in Madhya Pradesh In Last 10 Years?

  At a recent campaign meeting, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi attacked the opposition-ruled Madhya Pradesh Government over its claims of providing good governance.   Here’s what she…

Guess Which Country Had Highest Number of Tourist Visas Issued in August

Here are some interesting facts to know about the issuance of visas to foreign nationals in August 2013.   Total visas issued to foreign nationals fell to 21 % to…

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