A Fact Check On Congress’ Fact Check On Narendra Modi

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Here is a Fact Check on a Fact Check by Indian National Congress on the claims made by Narendra Modi, Gujarat Chief Minister and the Prime Ministerial candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party  (BJP) ahead of the six-phased General Elections scheduled from April 7, 2014.   #Claim 1: Employment Generation in Gujarat   The first claim …Read More

UPA’s FDI Claims Don’t Seem To Add Up

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  India has received billions of dollars in foreign investment after it began liberalising its markets in the 1990s.   While the inflows have been steady and visible, they’ve never kept pace with many other developing countries, such as China. Moreover, they’ve been steadily declining in the last four years.   Now, there is a …Read More

UPA’s Education Claims: Fact Check On Quality Check

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Absolute numbers are good because they show where you stand when compared to a point in time earlier. But then, targets cannot always be absolute.   Absolute numbers may look good in education but if you compare what India has achieved, in areas like higher education enrolment or literacy, to other developing countries, it’s a …Read More

UPA’s Healthcare Claims: How Does It Stack Up

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      With elections on their mind, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) led by the Congress party has allocated more than Rs 600 crore for advertisements highlighting the achievements of the Government.  The ads have been placed on different platforms ranging from television, newspapers, radio and even the social media.   IndiaSpend will try …Read More