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Indian Elections: Debunking The Debunked Myths

Indian Elections: Debunking The Debunked Myths

“Survey shatters 5 Indian election myths” read a Financial Times headline in its characteristically emphatic style. The motivation for the headline was a survey carried out by the Centre for Advanced Studies of India…

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. We decided to do a fact check on some of these…

Why India’s State-Owned Telecom Giants Lost The Race & Plot

  The effects of liberalisation induced competition are still being felt in India. While many privately owned companies have been decimated not all state-owned companies have suffered, for instance. Particularly…

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.   While the inflows have been steady and visible, they’ve never…

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…