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Are all student suicides due to exam failures? NCRB data reveals new details

Living conditions and financial problems are also leading to increase in the number of student suicides

Published on 17th October 2022
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What the FAQ: Is there really no unemployment in India? This is what the data says

These are just the available figures and often there are countless lives lost that don't make it to the data sets either because they go unreported or due to bureaucratic lapses

Published on 10th February 2022
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Govt says 34 IIT students died by suicide from 2014-21, but news reports point to 52 deaths. What happened?

According to the data that EdexLive had collated by tracking news reports from 2014 to 2021, it says that at least 52 IIT students have died by suicide while studying in these institutes

Published on 23rd December 2021
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Karnataka sees a startling 1,340 per cent increase in the number of cybercrimes targetting children. This is why

Though experts partially attribute the rise to increased exposure to the internet among children due to online classes, there are concerns that cases will further increase in the coming years

Published on 15th November 2021
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I deserved to be there: Climate activist Disha Ravi after she couldn't attend COP26 as passport was withheld 

"We don't need reforms to the system because reforms don't play out in real life. We need abolition of the carceral state," she wrote in her piece

Published on 15th November 2021
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NCRB Report 2020: Almost 20,000 cases of atrocities against SC/STs yet to reach a court in India

The number of cases chargesheeted out of the cases filed this year for crimes against SCs stood at 29142. While for STs the number of chargesheeted cases stood at 5344

Published on 19th September 2021
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NCRB 2020: Several cases of "fake news" with an intent to create animosity between communities registered in the pandemic year

While Telangana and Tamil Nadu were states with most registered cases, several northeastern states had only one to three cases in 2020  

Published on 16th September 2021
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NCRB Report 2020: Debit, credit card fraud online climbs steeply, 225% more cases when compared to 2019

In 2019, the country recorded 44,735 cases of cyber crime, while the figures stood at 27,248 in 2018, the data from corresponding years showed

Published on 16th September 2021
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NCRB Report 2020: India has 3.36 lakh cases of crime against children pending in our courts. Which state is on top?

The year 2019 had 2,95,490 cases pending court disposal. This year the number rose to 3,36,585 under the head 'Cases Pending Trial from Previous Year'

Published on 15th September 2021
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NCRB Report 2020: There were 26,000 fewer crimes against children in 2020, owing to the pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown resulted in a drop in traditional crimes like theft, robbery, and assault on women and children in 2020, but there was a drastic jump in disobedience

Published on 15th September 2021
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NCRB Report 2020: Over 400 women harassed in India's shelter homes during COVID pandemic

Jaipur had reported no cases of harassment at shelters in 2019. Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata also reported no cases this year

 

Published on 15th September 2021
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NCRB Report 2020: Despite lockdown, pandemic India sees only 4% drop in stalking, voyeurism, and sexual harassment against women

Metropolitan cities of Surat and Coimbatore reported no incidents of stalking in 2020 and 2019 alike, which is a rather strange statistic

Published on 15th September 2021
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NCRB Report 2020: Indians were booked 26k times for obscene acts and songs in public. Go figure

Even as the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was under heavy restrictions since the abrogation of article 370 and the subsequent pandemic, there were 34 cases registered under this law

Published on 15th September 2021
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Activists want NCRB to maintain disaggregated data on violence against disabled girls, women 

Several disability rights groups urged the Home Minister to order the NCRB to maintain disaggregated data as violence against disabled girls and women is on the rise

Published on 22nd January 2021
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Girl Child Day: NCRB data reveals pending cases on child marriage increase 11x in the past decade

The total number of cases every year, the cases worked on and the pending cases have moved almost on the same path over the decade. As the incidence increased, so did the productivity of the police

Published on 12th October 2020

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