Fadnavis Said Fewer Cows=More Farmer Suicide. Maharashtra Has 4th Highest No. Of Cows Yet Most Farmer Suicides In India

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  Amravati, Maharashtra: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis claimed in a speech last month that a “decrease” in the number of cows is one of the reasons behind farmer distress and suicides.   Livestock census data disprove this claim–the state has the fourth highest number of cows in India, yet accounts for the highest incidence …Read More

Prime Minister’s 71st Independence Day Speech: Fact Check

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the Nation on the occasion of 70th Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort, in Delhi on August 15, 2016.

  FactChecker did a live fact check on the claims made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his independence-day speech at Red Fort on August 15, 2017.     The main facts, checked and storified:   Factchecking PM Modi on rural electrification: #Independenceday2017 pic.twitter.com/2DckhOaXP8 — Fact Check India (@FactCheckIndia) August 15, 2017   Factchecking PM …Read More