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Farmed Land Drops Over 25 Years, So Does Food Per Person

posted by IndiaSpend|April 20, 2015   in Articles|2 Views

Cultivated land in India has already declined 15% over 25 years, according to government data analysed by IndiaSpend. With the Centre trying to push the new Land Act, cultivated land may soon reduce drastically.


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The Myth of India’s Muslim-Population Rise

posted by IndiaSpend|April 16, 2015   in Articles|93 Views

Uddhav Thackeray’s remark about the rise of India’s Muslim population gets fact checked.


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Indians Abroad Send $70 billion Home, No. 1 Globally

posted by IndiaSpend|April 15, 2015   in Governance|5 Views

The Indian diaspora sent home $70 billion (Rs 4.34 lakh crore) in 2014, topping for the 7th year the list of countries receiving money from immigrants, according to data released by the World Bank.


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

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

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


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Who’s Afraid Of The RTI

posted by Arunabh Saikia|April 14, 2015   in Articles|10 Views

Without the Central Information Commissioner, the Act stands significantly diluted and bereft of any real power to make the government accountable and keep track of public money.


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In Election Year, Bihar Faces Financial Shock

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

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.


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Not Just in Yemen, India has a stellar record of evacuating its Citizens from strife-torn countries

posted by Factly|April 9, 2015   in Articles|11 Views

Factly lists some of the important evacuation efforts by India since 2006


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Complaints Against Police Decline–Not Really

posted by IndiaSpend|April 9, 2015   in Articles|one View

The police in India, often require policing, but official data indicates that complaints against policemen and women are declining.


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THE YEMEN CRISIS EXPLAINED: KEY PLAYERS IN THE CONFLICT

posted by Boom Live|April 1, 2015   in Articles|no Views

Yemen is embroiled in its most severe crisis since its inception as a state. As competing forces fight for control over the country, the future of Yemen looks tenuous at best.


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(Mis)using the MPLAD funds since 1993

posted by Factly|April 1, 2015   in Articles|one View

Funds from the Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme are often abused and misused. Factly sheds light on what is wrong with the scheme.


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