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Something is terribly wrong with the education system in India. Under the policies of Right to Education and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan we've lost focus on what education is supposed to be. Both the progra...
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You've probably heard a lot about gau rakshaks or cow protectors in the past few months. The debates around gau raksha usually centre on matters such as the need to protect cows or the disregard for h...
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The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) recently released aggregated data for the direct tax collections in India for the first time. The stated purpose of publishing the data is to encourage "wider use and analysis of income tax data by departmental personnel and academicians." Here's what our analysis revealed.
Since June 2015 I have been working as a legislative assistant in the office of Mr P D Rai, the Lok Sabha MP from Sikkim. Ever since then, I've been thinking about trying to figure out how some MPs get most of their questions selected while others get less than a third. While discussing the question selection process in office, we decided to start analyzing the data. We found some really interesting statistics that show how some people have figured out loopholes in the Parliament's system of selecting questions.