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In Defeat, BJP’s Voter Base Stays Loyal

Despite winning just three seats in the 2015 Delhi assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party has largely maintained the vote share it has had for the last 16 years.

posted by IndiaSpend|February 11, 2015   in Governance|8 comments

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Why India’s Nuclear Power Is Surging

PM Modi has set a goal of tripling nuclear power over the next decade, IndiaSpend reveals that India’s nuclear-power sector may be able to achieve that target.

posted by IndiaSpend|February 3, 2015   in Governance|8 comments

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The Great Secularism Debate

Why did the embodiment of Secularism - Nehru and Ambedkar - reject the insertion of the word SECULAR in our Constitution?

posted by Anand Ranganathan|January 30, 2015   in Governance|45 comments

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US Now India’s Largest Arms Supplier, But It Isn’t Enough

US President Barack Obama’s visit to India is characterised by a series of symbolic firsts in the larger contours of Indo-US relations.

posted by IndiaSpend|January 27, 2015   in Governance|one comment

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AAP Is Unique But Not India’s Best Political Debutant

With the Delhi elections heating up, a larger question arises: India is no stranger to new parties, so is the Aam Aadmi Party a flash in the electoral pan?

posted by IndiaSpend|January 23, 2015   in Governance|53 comments

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9 Of 10 Private Sector Retirees Have No Pensions, Health Insurance

According to a CRISIL report, only 8% of India's private sector employees are covered by any post-retirement benefits.

posted by IndiaSpend|January 22, 2015   in Governance|one comment



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.

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

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Indian Cyber Crime Soars 350% in 3 Years

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

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

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

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

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

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Why Punjab Is India’s Narcotic Haven

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

posted by IndiaSpend|January 7, 2015   in Governance|24 comments

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