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DECIPHERING THE KIRAN BEDI FACTOR: 2015 DELHI ELECTION TRACKER

posted by Boom Live|January 20, 2015   in Governance|39 comments

Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi has been named the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate for the Delhi Assembly polls. BoomNews deciphers the impact this will have on the polls.


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Indian Cyber Crime Soars 350% in 3 Years

posted by IndiaSpend|January 19, 2015   in Governance|2 comments

With Internet usage soaring in India, so is cyber crime, but India’s laws do not appear to be adequate to tackle the surge.


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Modi’s Big Make-in-India Problem: Fewer Factory Jobs

posted by IndiaSpend|January 14, 2015   in Governance|2 comments

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes his Make-In-India plans, new data indicate two disquieting trends.


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Why Punjab Is India’s Narcotic Haven

posted by IndiaSpend|January 7, 2015   in Governance|23 comments

The state is besieged with a severe drug problem and accounted for almost half of all cases registered in India under the narcotics Act.


Battle For Coal: It’s RSS Vs Modi Sarkar

posted by Gangadhar S Patil|January 5, 2015   in Governance|8 comments

RSS' labour wing is out to tame the Modi government with a five-day coal union strike.


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Will Rs 28,555 Crore Lent To Airlines Be Returned?

posted by IndiaSpend|January 5, 2015   in Governance|5 comments

Delayed salaries, cancelled flights and enormous loans from the banks, will the airlines be able to repay?


India Short Of Half A Million Policemen

India Short Of Half A Million Policemen

posted by IndiaSpend|December 29, 2014   in Governance|8 comments

India has one policeman for every 709 people.


Facing Health Crises, India Slashes Healthcare

Facing Health Crises, India Slashes Healthcare

posted by IndiaSpend|December 25, 2014   in Governance|14 comments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government will cut India’s health budget by 20% in an effort to fight the tight fiscal situation. IndiaSpend explains what this budget cut could mean for the country.


Why The Loksatta Party Supports the Kiss of Love

Why The Loksatta Party Supports the Kiss of Love

posted by Tara Krishnaswamy|December 17, 2014   in Governance|15 comments

A Loksatta Party member explains why the party supports the protesters' right to use the kiss as a form of protest.


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How India Got 2000% Return On Anti-Malaria Investment

posted by IndiaSpend|December 17, 2014   in Governance|4 comments

According to a recent WHO report, malaria-related deaths in India have reduced from 1707 in 2006 to 316 this year (as of October 2014). This can translate into a decline in other diseases too in the future.


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