Modi Is Correct (Mostly) On GDP, Literacy Claims

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  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second trip to America was characterised by a much hyped town hall meeting at social media giant Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California.   While replying to various questions fielded, Modi made several claims regarding India’s growing global importance, as well as his vision for India.   Claim 1: India is currently an $8 …Read More

India Cuts Domestic Violence—By Not Reporting It

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  When Maneka Gandhi, minister of women and child development, presented the latest data on domestic violence to the lower house of Parliament earlier this month, the numbers looked promising.   “The number of cases registered under Domestic Violence Act, 2005 has gone down over the past three years,” said a March 13, 2015 release …Read More