Swamy Gets It Wrong On Arvind Subramanian


    Nothing in India’s Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian’s statement made at U.S. Congressional hearings in 2013 and 2014 suggests he is anti-India or batting for the other side. The testimonies are a healthy critique of the economy in 2013 and have a fairly strong pro-India stance, on issues that bear repeating.   Subramanian …Read More

Kerala Is Not Somalia: Modi Wrong on Infant Death Claims


    Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced criticism for his comments on Kerala, ahead of elections on May 16, 2016.     We fact-checked Modi’s claims:   1) The unemployment rate in Kerala is at least three times higher than the national average.   Modi exaggerated the data, but unemployment in Kerala is higher than the national …Read More

FactChecker In 2015–The Year’s Most Popular Stories


    At FactChecker.in, besides scrutinizing official statements and reports, we were a part of two global factcheckathons in 2015—for the G20 summit in Antalaya, Turkey, and the COP21 summit in Paris, France.   As the year comes to an end, we look at the top three stories on FactChecker.in.   Power Ministry: Series Of …Read More