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Maharashtra’s Time Of Promises—And More Promises

Maharashtra’s Time Of Promises—And More Promises

  Monorails. Free wifi. Ambulances. New universities. Free medicines. More electricity. Junking heritage laws.   The sweep of promises is wide and varied in Maharashtra as more than83 million voters…

Will Modi Wave Work In Rural Maharashtra?

Will Modi Wave Work In Rural Maharashtra?

  With the break-up of the two major alliances in Maharashtra, the political contest is now open between five major parties.  As we have seen in our earlier report, a…

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…

What Message Will Work In Fractious Maharashtra?

What Message Will Work In Fractious Maharashtra?

(An advertisement released by the Congress party on the eve of assembly elections in Maharashtra)   Housing. Education. Jobs. These are the three main issues that Maharashtra’s ruling Congress party…

Why India’s Children Have A Healthy Future

Why India’s Children Have A Healthy Future

  Is India winning the battle against malnutrition?   A comprehensive answer, for several reasons, would be yes. First, there is a downstream impact of economic growth and reduction in…