UPA’s FDI Claims Don’t Seem To Add Up

Hundred-dollar-bills-width-600PX_ht-320PX

  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 Healthcare Claims: How Does It Stack Up

health-image-jpg

      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

Did The NDA Government Really Quadruple Forex Reserves?

site5

Piyush Goyal, Rajya Sabha MP and national treasurer of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), claimed on the social media website  Twitter(@PiyushGoyalBJP), that the BJP-led NDA Government had “quadrupled forex reserves and had 3 years of current account surplus.”   While the circumstances are dramatically different and external factors obviously had a role to play in many …Read More