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    COVID-19 India: Positivity & Fatality Rates decrease in many States

    As Europe & the USA witness a second wave of COVID-19 infection, similar fears exist for India. However, both the positivity rate & the fatality rate across many states of India have shown a continuous decrease in the last two months. India currently has the second highest number of COVID-19 positive cases detected till date, behind the USA. Around the beginning of...

    • 17 hrs ago
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    Data: Consumption of Petrol picks up in Q2 of 2020-21, but not Diesel

    The data for consumption of petroleum products indicates that the overall consumption of petroleum products has slightly improved in Q2 of 2020-21 compared to the first quarter. While the consumption of Petrol has picked up during July to September 2020, the consumption of Diesel is yet to get to back the pre-lockdown levels. In an earlier story, we looked at the trend in...

    • 2 days ago
  • India

    Data: 'Very Heavy Rainfall' events increase by more than 70% in the last 3 years

    The recent extremely heavy rainfall in Hyderabad resulted in loss of life & property. Government data indicates that the events of 'very heavy' & 'extremely heavy' rainfall events increased by more than 70% in the last 3 years. The number of cyclone events has also increased during this period. Recently, the city of Hyderabad received extremely heavy...

    • 4 days ago
  • India

    Data: Reported atrocities against Scheduled Castes increased by 19% in 5 years

    The recent incident in Hathras highlighted the issue of atrocities against the marginalized communities, especially the SCs. Data from the NCRB indicates that the reported atrocities against SCs increased by around 19% between 2015 & 2019. Rajasthan reported the highest crime rate in atrocities against SCs. The recent incident of alleged rape and murder in...

    • a week ago
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    Where do various countries stand in COVID-19 Vaccine Procurement & Distribution strategy?

    As we get closer to the end of 2020, a COVID-19 vaccine for public use may finally see the light of the day. However, concerns about equitable distribution of the vaccine are being raised as richer countries signed contracts for early access. Where do various countries stand in COVID-19 Vaccine Procurement & Distribution strategy? Here is a status...

    • a week ago
  • India

    Data: Despite a decrease in new 'Rioting' cases, Pendency rate with the police increases

    The NCRB data for 2019 indicates that there is a significant decrease in the number of new 'rioting' cases. However, despite this fall in the number of new cases, the pendency rate of these cases has increased with the Police disposing fewer cases than in earlier years. In an earlier story, we looked at the trends relating to registration of cases for...

    • 2 weeks ago
  • India

    Data: Huge Pendency & Low Conviction - the story of Crimes against Women

    The data from the NCRB Crime in India report paints a very grim picture as far as crimes against women are concerned. Data indicates that the pendency in courts is more than 90% while the conviction rate is less than 25%. More than 4.05 lakh cases of crimes against women were registered in 2019, an increase of 7.3% compared to the year 2018, reveals the National Crime...

    • 2 weeks ago
  • India

    Data: Significant decrease in the registered cases of 'Rioting' in 2019

    The 2019 Crime in India report of the NCRB indicates that the number of registered 'Offences against Public Tranquillity' in 2019 was the lowest in 10 years. This decrease is largely due to the reduction in the registered cases of 'rioting'. Here is a review of the data. Recently, the country witnessed nation-wide protests against the new agrarian bills, with protests...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Data: What does a higher Crime rate in states like Delhi & Kerala mean?

    The NCRB's Crime in India report for 2019 threw up some interesting statistics like every year. The overall crime rate in states like Delhi & Kerala was almost 4-5 times or even more than the crime rate in states like UP & Bihar. Does a higher crime rate indicate a higher incidence of crime & vice-versa? What does a higher crime rate in Delhi & Kerala mean?...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Data: Number of registered Cognizable crimes increase marginally in 2019

    The 2019 Crime in India report was recently released by the NCRB. The data from the report indicates that the total number of registered crimes in the country increased only marginally in 2019 compared to 2018. Violent Crimes accounted for 8.1% of all the crimes. The Crime in India report of 2019 was released recently by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). The...

    • 3 weeks ago

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