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Killer Potholes: 29 Accidents Reported Every Day Over 3 Years

Killer Potholes: 29 Accidents Reported Every Day Over 3 Years

Even as radio jockey Malishka and radio channel Red FM 93.5 are embroiled in a controversy with the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) over a satirical video about the…

11% Decline In Dowry Death Cases & 6% Fewer Murder Cases In 5 Years To 2015

11% Decline In Dowry Death Cases & 6% Fewer Murder Cases In 5 Years To 2015

In five years to 2015, there was a 11% decline in cases of dowry deaths and 6% decline in murder cases despite a 31% increase in violent crimes in India,…

In 2014, India Better Only Than Bangladesh Among Neighbouring Nations In Electricity Access

In 2014, India Better Only Than Bangladesh Among Neighbouring Nations In Electricity Access

India provided electricity access to less than 80% of its population in 2014, according to data from the World Bank.   Only Bangladesh’s population, among India’s neighbours, had lower electricity…

20,000+ Agitations In Tamil Nadu In 2015, No Police Casualties

20,000+ Agitations In Tamil Nadu In 2015, No Police Casualties

Tamil Nadu recorded the highest number of agitations in 2015 (20,450) but reported no police casualties while West Bengal reported three police deaths and 641 injured in 3,089 recorded agitations,…

In 5 Years To 2015-16, Real Farm Income/Cultivator Up 0.44% Annually

In 5 Years To 2015-16, Real Farm Income/Cultivator Up 0.44% Annually

In five years to 2015-16, inflation-adjusted farm income per cultivator grew at only 0.44% a year, according to this March 2017 policy paper by National Institution for Transforming India (NITI)…

India’s Demographic Dividend: 64.4% Youth, 27.3% Children In 2015

India’s Demographic Dividend: 64.4% Youth, 27.3% Children In 2015

India has a big youth population with about 64.4% of its total population between the ages of 15 and 59 years in 2015, according to data from the sample registration…

India Eliminated Leprosy 12 Years Ago, 79,000 New Cases In 6 Months Of 2016

India Eliminated Leprosy 12 Years Ago, 79,000 New Cases In 6 Months Of 2016

Leprosy may have left the public discourse but it is still prevalent in India: in six months from April to September 2016, 79,000 leprosy cases were detected, according to National…

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