Why The US Backs India’s Great Solar Bet

  It presently supplies less than 1% of national electricity demand, but power from the sun is at the centre of an ambitious, multi-billion-dollar bet for a cleaner, brighter India.   With the US committing $4 billion (Rs 24,400 crore) to India’s renewable energy sector at a time when energy-starved India is under pressure to … Continued

UPA’s Education Claims: Fact Check On Quality Check

Absolute numbers are good because they show where you stand when compared to a point in time earlier. But then, targets cannot always be absolute.   Absolute numbers may look good in education but if you compare what India has achieved, in areas like higher education enrolment or literacy, to other developing countries, it’s a … Continued