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Meet India’s Chronic Over Spenders

Meet India’s Chronic Over Spenders

It’s not exactly breaking news but a closer look at how various Indian states are managing their budgets is insightful.   IndiaSpend’s Dhritiman Gupta finds that many Indian states spend…

India’s 10 Most Indebted States

India’s 10 Most Indebted States

Debt is not bad. Many firms raise large chunks of it in their growth and expansion phases. Some ease out of it with time. Others struggle. But while the stakeholders…

West Bengal: Where Film, Music & Dance Rule Over All

West Bengal: Where Film, Music & Dance Rule Over All

West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra began his 2012 budget speech by blaming the erstwhile Left government for the dire state of the state finances.   He noted: “In a…

West Bengal & Andhra Pradesh: A Story of Fiscal Contrasts

West Bengal & Andhra Pradesh: A Story of Fiscal Contrasts

While the Union Budget is the mother of all, it is now evident the State Budgets in combination or independently have a considerable direct impact on citizens. Particularly when one…

Bengal Is Attacked For Infant Deaths, But Statistics Tell A Different Story

Bengal Is Attacked For Infant Deaths, But Statistics Tell A Different Story

Some 300 infant or crib deaths were reported from different hospitals in West Bengal since January 2012. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee came under considerable flak at the time.…

West Bengal Spends But Does Not Earn

West Bengal Spends But Does Not Earn

West Bengal’s finances are not in good shape as SPR Foundation (IndiaSpend) has reported in the past. The situation warrants fire fighting measures though a closer look by IndiaSpend’s Sourjya…

West Bengal’s Missing Data

West Bengal’s Missing Data

A data battle is exciting news for us, almost like what breaking news is like to many others. We’ve been closely tracking the `Curious Case Of West Bengal’s Missing Numbers’…

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