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52% Increase In Stalking Cases Over 3 Years, Maharashtra Reports Most Cases

52% Increase In Stalking Cases Over 3 Years, Maharashtra Reports Most Cases

As many as 7,132 stalking cases against women were reported in 2016, an increase of 52% over 2014, according to this reply by Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, minister of state in…

In 10 Years To 2011, 28% Increase In Dilapidated Houses

In 10 Years To 2011, 28% Increase In Dilapidated Houses

There has been a 28% increase in dilapidated housing from 10.3 million in 2001 to 13.2 million in 2011, according to Census 2011 data.   A house is classified dilapidated…

Open Defecation: India Worst In 8 South Asian Nations in 2015

Open Defecation: India Worst In 8 South Asian Nations in 2015

With 40% Indians defecating in the open in 2015, India was ranked 210 among the 232 countries/regions, according to the 2017 report of the joint monitoring programme for water supply,…

Over 3 Years, 120 Bomb Hoax Calls Across 20 Airports

Over 3 Years, 120 Bomb Hoax Calls Across 20 Airports

As many as 120 bomb hoax call alerts were made across 20 airports in India over the last three years, according to this reply by Jayant Sinha, minister of state…

Only 52% Open-Defecation Free Villages Are Verified

Only 52% Open-Defecation Free Villages Are Verified

Out of 204,245 villages that self-declared to be open-defecation free (ODF), only 105,456 villages or 51.6% have been verified by state governments, according to this reply to the Lok Sabha…

In 5 Years To 2015, 44% Rise In Crimes Against Women

In 5 Years To 2015, 44% Rise In Crimes Against Women

In the five years upto 2015, crimes against women recorded by the National Crime Records Bureau, a division of the home ministry, went up by 43.5%, which could be because…

As Early Breastfeeding Increases, Infant Mortality Declines Over 23 Years

As Early Breastfeeding Increases, Infant Mortality Declines Over 23 Years

There has been a decline in infant mortality rate (IMR, deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age) from 78.5 in 1992-93 to 57 in 2005-06…