Speech: President Mukherjee’s address to Parliament

Created using Wordle.net   President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the first session of both Houses of Parliament post the elections to the 16th Lok Sabha. IndiaSpend decided to analyse the words spoken by the President to see which “words” were spoken the  most or were referred to in his speech.  The above chart shows that the … Continued

Employment Generation Key Challenge For Govt: Congress’ Manash Bora

Manash Bora, Congress candidate from Guwahati, Assam, feels employment and job opportunities have to be created by the Government. An atmosphere is needed to generate jobs both in the Government as well as the private sector.   This initiative is part of Mera Neta, India’s largest candidate outreach programme, which has exclusive updates of the … Continued

Fact Check: Why Does Rahul Gandhi Want To Dump MPLADS?

  Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi recently made a statement that he would like to see the end of MPLADS or Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme.   Gandhi said: “I want to tell you a reality. If you ask MPs, at least 50%  will tell you that put an end to this MPLAD … Continued

Inflation Below 10%, Seriously?

It might be difficult to believe that consumer price inflation (CPI) was below 10% in December, 2013 as claimed by the Government when it released the data on January 13, 2014.   Not that a per cent here or there matters much to the monthly budget because it only seems to rise. Nevertheless, it’s worth looking at what … Continued

More Than 50% Decadal Jump In Rape Cases

Delhi is once again in the limelight for all the wrong reasons. The rape of a 51-year-old Danish tourist in the nation’s capital has once again highlighted the lack of security for women in India. While the police have already nabbed two suspects, one of the most startling details of the case is that the … Continued