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

Modi Exposes Worrying Data On Bengal Schools

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While speaking at a rally in Kolkata recently, Bharatiya Janata Party’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi said that only 60% schools in West Bengal have toilets for girls while many schools are not even electrified. His question was: how would kids learn computers then?   The West Bengal Government was quick to respond to the …Read More