Modi Government’s Claim of Reducing Maternal And Neonatal Deaths Misleading

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    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed in a tweet on December 1, 2016, that the “Modi government” is improving the lives of average Indians by improving maternal health and reducing child mortality rate.   See how Modi government is improving lives of average Indian: Improving Maternal health and Child mortality rate. #TransformingIndia pic.twitter.com/hTGTEBrgiJ …Read More

Jaitley Right–And Wrong–On Currency In Circulation

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    As one justification for scrapping 86% of India’s currency by value, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley–implying too much currency was circulating in India–said on November 22, 2016, that currency is 4% of gross domestic product (GDP) in most developed nations, while in India it is 12%.   In most developed nations, 4% of GDP …Read More