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

17,000 CBSE Schools Could See Sainik School-Type Learning To Push Discipline, Physical Education

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  Around 17,000 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)-affiliated schools across the country could be the testing ground after the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) asked the ministry of human resources to consider replicating the model of sainik schools (military schools) in all schools across the country.   The PMO was pushing for sainik school-type learning …Read More