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Interactive map: Chilling effect on Freedom of Press in India

Press freedoms in India are severely eroded. In 2020, India’s press freedom rank dropped to 142 out of 180 countries in Press Freedom Index. There are increasing instances of hate and threats directed at journalists, police and the law being used to punish journalists reporting stories that challenge the powerful. Police often detain, book or …

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Digital forensics reveal evidence tampering to implicate activists: Bhima Koregaon case

The Washington Post has published an explosive story about the forensic analysis of Rona Wilson’s laptop that has found that the laptop had been compromised and key evidence in the form of 10 letters implicating the activists was planed in a hidden folder on it a week before the arrests. The letters, widely publicised at …

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Despite #MahaRERA directions, buyers left in the lurch by Developer #BhoomiArcade

Bhoomi Acropolis is a large township project comprising ten 15-storey building in Virar with more than 600 residents. Home buyers booked flats in this project in 2013 on the assurance that they would be given possession in 2015. By Satish Nandgaonkar Mumbai Mirror August 22, 2020, 09:42 IST MUMBAI: A group of home buyers from Bhoomi …

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Honey trap case: Mumbai bizman Rajendra Thakkar arrested for rape, assistance in human trafficking

Today Prime accused in Indore Honey Trap Case, the main accomplice of Businessman Jeetu Soni (publisher of evening newspapers Sanjha Lokswami) and mastermind  business man from Marve Road Malad Rajendra Thakkar was arrested by Crime Branch, Madhya Pradesh. He was picked up at night from his Malad Residence. He use to run the racket from …

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Issues with calculating VVPAT Sample Size

Auditing VVPATs has been a headline issue in this election season. A delegation of 22 political parties requested the Election Commission to tally the EVM votes with the VVPAT slips for 50% of the booths in each constituency. The Election Commission rejected the request, leaving the delegation to move the Supreme Court with the same …

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Checking the latest provisional data from the Election Commission of India (with map)

After we published the previous analysis, the Election Commission of India took down their Final turnout data by state and replaced it with provisional nationwide turnout data by state. Apart from the absurdity of replacing non-detailed final turnout data with even less detailed provisional data after an elected government is sworn in on the basis …

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Comparison of Constituency-level “votes polled” & “votes counted” data #GeneralElections2019 #InteractiveMap

Update: The “final turnout” data has also been deleted by the ECI and replaced with provisional data. The investigative posts will be updated accordingly soon. The map below displays the comparison between votes polled and votes counted data for each Constituency in which elections were held during the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections. To understand the …

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A scathing indictment of the once respected, now suspected Election Commission of India

This post has been based on the tweets of @kanwal33 To the once respected but now suspected Chief Electioner Commissioner of India Sunil Arora, India’s electorate as well as opposition political parties were apprehensive of foul play at your end. They’ve caught you red handed and found clear evidence that, in 373 constituencies, there is a …

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