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    India's air is filthy, says Donald Trump: Why India Has A Lot To Worry

    Claim: "Look at India - it's filthy. The air is filthy." Fact: True For the second time in as many presidential debates, President Donald Trump singled out India (along with Russia and China) for their "filthy" air. Earlier he had said that "real dirt" was being sent into the air by these countries, contributing to global pollution. ...

    • 17 hrs ago
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    "Setting Up More Medical Colleges", Says PM Modi: A FactCheck

    The medical college in Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh set up as part of Phase I of the 'Establishment of new Medical Colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals' scheme.[/caption] Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday delivered the keynote address at Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2020, a gathering of policymakers and scientific leaders working on public...

    • 2 days ago
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    Factchecking Yogi Adityanath's Claims On Crimes Against Women In UP

    Mumbai: Courts in Uttar Pradesh (UP) have convicted 8,059 cases of crimes against women in 2019, show data from the National Crime Records Bureau. While this is the highest number of cases convicted in India in a state, its conviction rate - of 55.2% - in crimes against women, is fifth in the country. The four states/union territories above it - Puducherry, Mizoram, Manipur and...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    #IndependenceDay Push For More Infra Projects At Odds With India's Climate Realities

    Mumbai: Apart from COVID-19 and Atmanirbhar Bharat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech also touched upon environment and infrastructure while making a case for more projects. The statements came at a time when the government, despite strong opposition from citizens and activists alike, was moving to dilute the requirements to obtain...

    • 2 months ago