Kerala Is Not Somalia: Modi Wrong on Infant Death Claims

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    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

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    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