Vishnu Padmanabhan
To capture all rioting-related offences across India, the NCRB compiles data broadly categorized as offences against public tranquillity

The geography of riots in India

3 min read . 04 Mar 2020
Mumbai has launched the ‘Honk More, Wait More’ scheme. Honking at signals now leads to longer waiting times (Photo: Bloomberg)

Which is India’s noisiest city?

3 min read . 13 Feb 2020
Police officials stand guards during a protest against CAA and NRC at Shaheen Bagh, in New Delhi. (ANI)

What data says about police biases

3 min read . 04 Feb 2020
Unlike developed nations, developing countries view UBI as a measure to boost income, alleviate poverty (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

Can UBI reignite the economy?

4 min read . 29 Jan 2020
Scholars attribute the Indian Constitution’s endurance to its design and the care with which it was crafted (Photo: HT)

The Indian Constitution, in numbers

4 min read . 20 Jan 2020
Farmer suicides may not have risen in recent years and may have more complex causes than falling income, suggests new data (Photo: Bloomberg)

The geography of farmer suicides

3 min read . 16 Jan 2020
Photo: AP

The 21st century’s big challenges

4 min read . 13 Jan 2020
These new connections have driven a rapid increase in LPG coverage. Photo: Mint (Mint)
We highlight five key trends that have important implications for India’s future. (Reuters )

Five key trends that defined 2019

4 min read . 22 Dec 2019
The sanitation department has contested the NSS findings but statisticians and independent experts aren’t convinced with the department’s answers. (Priyanka Parashar/Mint)

India’s toilet stats raise a stink

5 min read . 18 Dec 2019
Police and courts take time to process all crimes against women, not just rape cases.

Justice system lets women down

3 min read . 11 Dec 2019
Photo: Mint

Are  MSMEs adding to our NPA woes?

3 min read . 04 Dec 2019
Union Home Minister and BJP National President Amit Shah speaks at a Jharkhand election rally in Baharagora on Monday. BJP faces a tough fight in Jharkhand. At stake is its national footprint and ambitions to dominate the Rajya Sabha (Photo: ANI)

The BJP's hurdles in Jharkhand

4 min read . 02 Dec 2019
Retired Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi (right) interacts with his successor Sharad Arvind Bobde. Since the inception of SC, the average CJI’s tenure has been 18 months; but in recent years, this figure has fallen. (Photo: ANI)

What the numbers say about CJIs

3 min read . 19 Nov 2019
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