Chart: What’s The Average Age Of An Indian MP?

The chart below looks at the average age of the Parliament members over the last 15 Lok Sabhas. The average age has increased from 46.5 years from the first Lok Sabha to 53.03 years for the 15th Lok Sabha (2009-2014).   In fact, the 12th Lok Sabha (1998-99) witnessed the lowest average age of MPs … Continued

How Rupee Comes To Government & How It Is Spent

Finance Minister P Chidambaram presented the last budget of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-II on February 17. Chidambaram presented an interim budget of Rs 17,63,214 crore for the financial year 2014-15.   So, how will Government collect the money needed to be spent? Borrowings and liabilities will account for 25 paise of every rupee raised … Continued