Topic: National Sample Survey
After the first wave, scientific experts were shunted to the margins. In January, the Covid task force stopped meeting. In March, INSACOG reports of dangerous mutant strains were downplayed.
According to a July 2017 to June 2018 study by the National Statistical Office, the male literacy rate (84.7%) is higher than females (70.3%) in India.
In 2015, Modi govt had revised the base year for GDP calculations, which led to a significant drop in the growth estimate for the preceding UPA administration.
The IIM-Bengaluru and University of Kent study looked at consumption patterns of households in major states before & after elections and found a spike in the expenditure on some key items ahead of the vote.
Zoya Akhtar's 'The Archies' is just a desperate imitation of White West with Bollywood's 'little ones'.
Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.
Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.