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Is Eating Meat Indian Culture? It Always Has Been

Is Eating Meat Indian Culture? It Always Has Been

A controversy has broken out after an organisation linked to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) demanded that only vegetarian food be offered to students at India’s elite Indian Institutes of…

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. In one such ad that highlights farmer suicides and low irrigation capacity in…

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.   A Fact Check based on data collated from replies in Lok Sabha proves Modi right. IndiaSpend had earlier reported Maharashtra’s number two…

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…

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…

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…

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”.…

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