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Can Maharashtra Really Be Power Sufficient By 2013?

Can Maharashtra Really Be Power Sufficient By 2013?

Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan claimed last week that the state would be free of power cuts by the end of this year.  IndiaSpend’s Prachi Salve looked at the current…

Is RTI Scaring Off India Inc?

Is RTI Scaring Off India Inc?

The Right To Information (RTI) Act has been in the news lately. The UPA government was forced recently to pull back proposed amendments to narrow the scope of information subject…

Rahul Gandhi’s Punjab Youth Dope Problem Gaffe

Rahul Gandhi’s Punjab Youth Dope Problem Gaffe

Politicians are often averse to using data to highlight or debate important issues. As the ongoing debates and campaign speeches in the United States presidential elections suggest, this is a…

Can Governments Provide Basic Infra In All Schools In 6 Months?

Can Governments Provide Basic Infra In All Schools In 6 Months?

The Supreme Court last week directed the centre and the state governments to provide basic infrastructure in all schools, including drinking water facilities and toilets, within the next six months.…

Rajasthan, Not Haryana Witnessing Rising Crime Against Scheduled Castes

Rajasthan, Not Haryana Witnessing Rising Crime Against Scheduled Castes

A Congress Member of Parliament and chief of the National Commission of Scheduled Castes P L  Punia claimed last week that the crime rate against scheduled castes is the highest…

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