UP, Chhattisgarh & J&K account for 3/4th of all the Police Firing Incidents between 2009 & 2013

Factly analyses data by the National Crime Records Bureau on incidents of Police Firing in the country from 2009 to 2013.

posted by Factly|April 14, 2015   in Governance|one comment


In Election Year, Bihar Faces Financial Shock

Bihar, India’s third most populous state and one of its poorest, faces financial shock in an election year–with a 42% decline in aid from the Centre and a doubling of debt.

posted by IndiaSpend|April 13, 2015   in Governance|2 comments


Leading Welfare State Gets Less Funds From Delhi, Rebels

India's leading welfare state, Tamil Nadu, will get the lowest share of funds from the Centre.

posted by IndiaSpend|March 27, 2015   in Governance|6 comments


Media Or Modi Sarkaar: Who’s The Bigger Threat To Christians?

Faulty and misinformed journalism is leading us to believe that Christians are under attack in India.

posted by Anand Ranganathan|March 18, 2015   in Governance|189 comments


India’s Politically Powerful Castes Corner Quotas

As the Supreme Court of India struck down the central government’s decision to include Jats in a central list of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) from nine states, an IndiaSpend analysis reveals that how these castes in central list of Other Backward Clase have disproportionately cornered affirmative-action quotas.

posted by IndiaSpend|March 18, 2015   in Governance|3 comments


Lies and Statistics: How India’s Largest State Fudges Crime Data

Official state data isn’t always correct.

posted by IndiaSpend|March 13, 2015   in Governance|2 comments

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88 Years On, 5% Military Officers Are Women

Women have served in India’s armed forces for 88 years, yet they hold only temporary ten-year jobs, are not allowed on fighting ships, fighter planes and other combat units. They make up only 5% of military officers.

posted by IndiaSpend|March 11, 2015   in Governance|4 comments


Health Crisis Needs Money—But That Isn’t Enough

With the Budget being announced this Saturday, IndiaSpend brings us data on why BJP's promise to increase spending on health is not enough.

posted by IndiaSpend|February 26, 2015   in Governance|one comment


Up To 20% Drop In Subsidies Likely

With the budget session underway, IndiaSpend research predicts a drop in subsidies.

posted by IndiaSpend|February 23, 2015   in Governance|no comments


Do Bigha Zameen

A look at what has changed in land acquisition law from 1894 to 2015.

posted by Anand Ranganathan|February 21, 2015   in Governance|36 comments

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