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On Karva Chauth, 22 Married Women Will Be Killed

On Karva Chauth, 22 Married Women Will Be Killed

    As millions of married Hindu women fast to seek longevity and prosperity for their husbands today on the occasion of Karva Chauth, mainly in north India, the data…

Arithmetic, Not Love Jihad, Explains BJP’s Reverses

Arithmetic, Not Love Jihad, Explains BJP’s Reverses

Over the last few weeks, the newly anointed BJP president, Amit Shah, has been the recipient of unsolicited and incessant sermonising from pundits of civil society about the reasons for…

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…

Bundelkhand Farm Loans: Deadlier Than Home Loans

Bundelkhand Farm Loans: Deadlier Than Home Loans

(“Villages in Bundelkhand are poor, hot and dry. Farmers depend mainly on rainfall, which has been unpredictable for more than five years”)   Banda (Uttar Pradesh): Almost a year ago,…

Needed For Indian Schools: Students & Teachers

  The good news for Indian primary school education is that larger Indian states like Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh are now building adequate infrastructure for primary and secondary schools.…

Why It’s Safe to Travel In Bihar’s State-Run Bus Co & Other Bus Stories

  So when was the last time you travelled in a state transport bus in India?   Chances are you may not have. Fact is that except the metros and…

Weekly Wrap: Look Carefully Where India’s Young Voters Are

  [Report] Look Carefully Where India’s Young Voters Are   Did India’s first-time voters really deliver in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections?The answer is no but there is another angle…

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