Prime Minister’s 72nd Independence Day Speech: Fact Check

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    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, 2018.     The claims, checked and storified:   #Highways doubled: PM #IndependenceDayIndia — Fact Check India (@FactCheckIndia) August 15, 2018   4X homes in villages. …Read More

Centre Short-Changing States: TDP MP Who Moved No-Confidence Motion Against Govt. Here Are The Facts


    Mumbai: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) member of Parliament Jaydev Galla, while moving a no- confidence motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s National Democratic Alliance government on July 20, 2018, alleged that various cesses and surcharges–Rs 2.35 lakh crore ($34.5 billion) in 2016-17–were not shared with the states, thus reducing the revenue due to …Read More

BJP Claims On Disabled Welfare: Of 9 Claims, 6 True, 1 False


    Mumbai: On completing four years in government, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released an advertisement campaign claiming several achievements under prime minister Narendra Modi.   Of the nine claims we checked about disabled people, one is false, six are true and two uncertain.     FactChecker e-mailed Thaawarchand Gehlot, union minister of social justice …Read More