Times Now Drops A Prime-Time Debate On BCCI

posted by Arunabh Saikia|April 30, 2015   in Articles|5 Comments

What prompted the channel to drop the show on 'the biggest cricket board war'?


Massive FCRA Cancellation is not a new thing. 4138 NGOs lost their FCRA licences in 2012

posted by Factly|April 29, 2015   in Governance|2 Comments

The cancellation of FCRA certificates of 8975 NGOs by the Union Home Ministry made front page news. But this is not the first time such massive cancellations ​have ​happened. According to the data available with the Ministry of Home Affairs, FCRA certificates of 4138 NGOs were cancelled in 2012.


For India’s Farmers, Harder Life Ahead: Latest Studies

posted by IndiaSpend|April 29, 2015   in Life|one Comment

A wide range of reasons—including low productivity of land, market failures, debts, pests and uncertain weather—have led to a farming crisis in India, and farmer’s suicides have become a serious humanitarian and political issue for more than a decade. India Spend maps these trends


Guwahati, Srinagar at Highest Earthquake Risk

posted by IndiaSpend|April 28, 2015   in Articles|no Comments

Guwahati and Srinagar fall in Zone V(very severe intensity zone) according to government data, making them high-risk areas during an earthquake. Gujarat UP are the most vulnerable states, with six cities each, in earthquake prone zones. India spend analyses India’s vulnerability.

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posted by Boom Live|April 28, 2015   in Life|3 Comments

The Mumbai Development plan (2014-34) designated Mumbai’s gaothans and koliwadas as slums despite these localities, with their unique way of life and heritage architecture, being a living link to the city’s past. This is their story.


The Life And Death Of A Dalit Journalist

posted by Manisha Pande|April 27, 2015   in Articles|8 Comments

The circumstances of Nagaraju Koppula’s death point to reasons why our newsrooms continue to be incapable of absorbing people from disadvantaged backgrounds.



posted by Boom Live|April 23, 2015   in Articles|5 Comments

Alphonsos have arrived in the market. But the eyebrow raising price-tag means that they are now only available to those with deep wallets.

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Rape Cases in India: The Curious Case of Under-Reporting Crimes Against Women

posted by Factly|April 23, 2015   in Articles|2 Comments

Factly analyses under-reporting of crimes against women in India using official crime data.


‘800 Conversions’ That Never Happened

posted by Arunabh Saikia|April 20, 2015   in Articles|13 Comments

Most of the mainstream media went to town screaming forced conversion of Valmikis in Rampur. The truth is far more complex and much less sensational.


Top Secret: No one knows the value of gifts presented by PM Modi to the Obamas

posted by Factly|April 20, 2015   in Articles|4 Comments

Factly goes through the various RTIs seeking details about the expenditure on Obama’s visit.

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