Modi’s Report Card: Evaluating NDA’s Flagship Programmes In The Run-Up To 2019 Elections

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    Mumbai: In the run-up to the 2019 general election when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre seeks re-election, FactChecker is evaluating flagship government programmes.   We began the series in May 2018 with a three-part evaluation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS)–the world’s …Read More

Fact-Checking In 2018: The 10 Biggest Lies Of The Year


    Mumbai: From the government making inflated claims about its achievements to political leaders denying that communal riots took place during their rule, from legislators citing growing Muslim population as a threat to a flawed definition of ‘forest cover’, 2018 has seen several lies busted.   FactChecker is India’s first dedicated fact-checking initiative, set …Read More