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Big Borrowers, Big Headache

Banking regulator Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is worried about the increase in bad loans in the sector. RBI came out with new guidelines to deal with non-performing accounts (NPAs),…

UPA’s Education Claims: Fact Check On Quality Check

Absolute numbers are good because they show where you stand when compared to a point in time earlier. But then, targets cannot always be absolute.   Absolute numbers may look…

Public Libraries Are Doing Well In India, Thank You

So, when was the last time any one of us visited a public library in India? Most likely, not in a while. We also assume that they’ve disappeared.   Which…

It’s Parole Time In Indian Jails

The Union Home Ministry has asked the Maharashtra Government to submit a report as to why actor Sanjay Dutt has been given “special privileges” of parole thrice in the last 9 months…

UPA’s Healthcare Claims: How Does It Stack Up

      With elections on their mind, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) led by the Congress party has allocated more than Rs 600 crore for advertisements highlighting the achievements…

Nearly Five-Fold Increase In India’s Electorate Since 1951-52 Polls

According to data released by the Election Commission, India’s electorate has grown by 4.7 times from the first general elections held in 1951-52. The total electorate size has increased from…

India’s First Time Voters Add Up To 2.8% Of Total Voters

The up coming Lok Sabha election is expected to witness the highest number of first time voters in the age bracket of 18-19 year olds at 23 million, according to…

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