BJP’s Claim of Unemployment Drop: Data Confusing, Unreliable


  Members of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) during a rally against unemployment in Haripada, Kerala. An analysis of various data sets reveals that unemployment data in India is either outdated or unreliable.   On March 5, 2017, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tweeted that “unemployment rate falls sharply, as Modi government’s efforts …Read More

Rahul Gandhi’s Allahabad Speech: Exaggerated, False Claims


  Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who alongwith Uttar Pradesh (UP) chief minister Akhilesh Yadav is leading the campaign of the Congress-Samajwadi Party coalition, addressed an election rally in Allahabad on February 21, 2017.   He repeated the claims about the performance of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government (UPA) and the current National Democratic …Read More