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Jun 12, 2017
How 15,080 profitable Indian companies paid no tax in 2015-16, some paid less than zeroThe effective tax rate for a company making a profit up to Rs 1 crore was 30.26 percent in 2015-16 while the corporate tax rate was 25.90 percent for those with profits greater than Rs 500 crore.
May 15, 2017
Amid farmer crisis in Tamil Nadu, agriculture ministry predicts record harvest across IndiaIn the midst of Tamil Nadu's agrarian turmoil in a state that produced 5.6 percent of India’s rice in 2014-15, the agriculture ministry has predicted a record national harvest.
May 03, 2017
India surpassed energy efficiency targets for 2012-2015, but why is Modi govt not making data public?A government-led scheme to improve energy efficiency and cut emissions in some of India’s most energy-intensive industrial units has purportedly exceeded targets, saving enough energy to avoid capacity addition equal to India’s entire nuclear-power capacity as of end 2016, and preventing as much CO2 from being released into the air as would have been discharged by 19.4 million Indians in one year at 2013 levels.
Apr 22, 2017
Assam takes to text messages to save lives even as state records highest maternal deathsOn a sunny, winter afternoon here on India’s eastern edge, in a land where mothers die in the highest proportion nationwide, a few men, children, and about 40 women–either pregnant or cradling infants–listened to a robust, articulate woman talk in the local Sadri dialect about a text message that could save their lives.
Apr 11, 2017
Rajya Sabha attendance: Rekha worst in attendance, participated in no debates among nominated MPsFormer India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and yesteryear actress Rekha are the worst performers in attendance in the Rajya Sabha (upper house of Parliament) among the 12 nominated members, according to an analysis by Factly.in, a data journalism portal.
Mar 06, 2017
Ease of doing business: It is indeed better in India but country still among worst performersIndia is slower than even its poorer Asian neighbours at resolving insolvencies that are common in market economies.
Feb 21, 2017
BMC Election 2017: Shiv Sena tops attendance rate; NCP corporators asked most questions on averageWe also found that most of the top five corporators, by attendance and questions asked, are from the city’s prosperous western suburbs, and education levels and participation tend to be positively correlated with performance.
Jan 23, 2017
Demonetisation impact: Over 125 mn totter from farm to loom, textile to employersThe textile industry, of which decentralised power looms and knitting are the largest components, contributes to 2 percent of India’s gross domestic product.
Jan 04, 2017
Bihar short of 2,80,000 teachers and spends lowest per elementary school studentAs a result, Bihar spends a lower proportion of its elementary education budget on teacher salaries, training and inputs than Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan, according to this 2014 study, How Much Does India Spend Per Student on Elementary Education, by Accountability Initiative.
Nov 30, 2016
Indians are protesting more and students in literate states are leading the chargeStates with higher literacy levels report more protests, and nearly half of these protests were led by political parties.