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What India can learn from China’s population statistics

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What India can learn from China’s population statistics

China recently released its population census, indicating decline in average annual growth rate, and rise in ageing population. Experts warn similar challenges for India ahead

In charts | India COVID-19 case count, state-wise trends, vaccination data, and other key details

INDIA

In charts | India COVID-19 case count, state-wise trends, vaccination data, and other key details

India reported 2.81 lakh COVID-19 new cases, according to the May 17 update. Active infections decreased by 1,01,461 cases to 35.16 lakh mark; over 18.29 crore vaccinations administered till date.

In charts | India COVID-19 case count, state-wise trends, vaccination data, and other key details

INDIA

In charts | India COVID-19 case count, state-wise trends, vaccination data, and other key details

India reported more than 3.62 lakh COVID-19 new cases, according to the May 13 update. Active infections were up by 6,426 cases to 37.10 lakh mark; over 17.72 crore were vaccinations administered till date.

COVID variant B.1.617 is more infectious than other strains in India: WHO

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COVID variant B.1.617 is more infectious than other strains in India: WHO

The variant B.1.617 has been detected in more than 44 countries and has now been declared as a variant of concern.

In charts | What you need to know about the COVID-19 surge right now

CORONAVIRUS

In charts | What you need to know about the COVID-19 surge right now

India reported more than 3.29 lakh COVID-19 new cases, the lowest in two weeks, according to May 11 update. Active infections dropped by 30,016 cases to 37.15 lakh.

Pace of vaccination dips amid rising COVID-19 cases

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Pace of vaccination dips amid rising COVID-19 cases

The number of inoculations (7-day moving average) has almost halved from its highs of April.

In Charts | What you need to know about the COVID-19 second wave right now

INDIA

In Charts | What you need to know about the COVID-19 second wave right now

India reported more than 3.66 lakh COVID-19 new cases, according to May 10 update. Active cases rose to 37.45 lakh mark; over 17.01 crore vaccinations administered till date.

In charts | Impact on India’s mobility trends amidst rising cases and restrictions

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In charts | Impact on India’s mobility trends amidst rising cases and restrictions

As cases surge amidst the second wave in India, lockdown-like restrictions have been imposed in many states and cities, showing change in India’s mobility patterns once again.

Online search for oxygen and related terms increases amid second wave of COVID-19

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Online search for oxygen and related terms increases amid second wave of COVID-19

The increased demand for oxygen as supplies ran dangerously short in several parts of India, was reflected in online searches in April.

In charts | India COVID-19 case count, state-wise trends, vaccination data, and other key details

INDIA

In charts | India COVID-19 case count, state-wise trends, vaccination data, and other key details

India reported more than 4.12 lakh COVID-19 new cases, according to the May 6 update, recording the highest ever single day spike. Active cases rose to 35.66 lakh mark; over 16.25 crore vaccinations administered till date.

Bengal Elections 2021 | TMC succeeds in holding its ground, BJP makes major inroads

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Bengal Elections 2021 | TMC succeeds in holding its ground, BJP makes major inroads

The Trinamool Congress has retained 75 percent of its seats from 2016 elections, while the BJP has made notable gains at the expense of the TMC.

Awaiting election result, West Bengal imposes strict curbs; here’s how COVID-19 second wave has affected the state

INDIA

Awaiting election result, West Bengal imposes strict curbs; here’s how COVID-19 second wave has affected the state

State capital Kolkata and North 24 Parganas are the worst-affected districts in West Bengal

In charts | COVID-19 cases in India, state-wise trends, vaccination data, and other key details

INDIA

In charts | COVID-19 cases in India, state-wise trends, vaccination data, and other key details

India reported 3,79,257 COVID-19 new cases--above 3 lakh mark for the 8th straight day, according to the April 29 update, recording an all-time high. Active cases rose to 30.84 lakh mark. Over 15 crore vaccinations administered till date.

In charts | COVID-19 cases in India, state-wise trends, vaccination data, and other key details

INDIA

In charts | COVID-19 cases in India, state-wise trends, vaccination data, and other key details

India reported more than 3 lakh COVID-19 new cases--for the fifth straight day with highest ever single day spike recorded in the world, according to the April 26 update. Active cases rose to 28.13 lakh mark. Over 14.19 crore vaccinations administered till date.

In Charts | How restrictions amidst rising COVID-19 cases impacts India's mobility

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In Charts | How restrictions amidst rising COVID-19 cases impacts India's mobility

Spurt in coronavirus cases across the country in the month of March and April, followed by strict restrictions and curbs by affected states, show change in India’s mobility patterns once again.

Strict restrictions amidst rising cases to impact small business and the economy

BUSINESS

Strict restrictions amidst rising cases to impact small business and the economy

With more restrictions and curfews being imposed across states and cities amidst rising cases, we look at how these could take a toll on small businesses and the overall economy.

COVID-19 Vaccination for all above 18: Here's how states have performed so far

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COVID-19 Vaccination for all above 18: Here's how states have performed so far

As the government plans to vaccinate all above 18 years, we look at the pace of vaccination and how states have performed in inoculating their population.

Delhi lockdown: Here’s a look at how cases have surged in the national capital

CORONAVIRUS

Delhi lockdown: Here’s a look at how cases have surged in the national capital

As COVID-19 cases in Delhi surge, impelling the government to announce a 6-day lockdown. Here's a look at the COVID-19 situation in the national capital amidst the rising second wave.

In Charts | What you need to know about the COVID-19 surge right now

INDIA

In Charts | What you need to know about the COVID-19 surge right now

India reported more than 2 lakh COVID-19 new cases for the 5th consecutive day with a new high on April 19. Active cases rose to 19.29 lakh mark. Over 12.38 crore vaccinations administered till date.

In Focus: Top 10 states reporting surge in COVID-19 cases

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In Focus: Top 10 states reporting surge in COVID-19 cases

India reported more than 200,000 new COVID-19 cases on April 15, recording an all-time new high. We looked at the top 10 states that account for over 80 percent of these fresh cases.

In charts | What you need to know about COVID-19 surge right now

CORONAVIRUS

In charts | What you need to know about COVID-19 surge right now

India reported more than two lakh new cases of COVID-19 on April 15, highest ever single day spike recorded. Active cases rose to 14.71 lakh mark. Over 11.44 crore vaccinations administered till date.

Global maritime piracy incidents rise in 2020; here’s why India and its seafarers should be cautious

BUSINESS

Global maritime piracy incidents rise in 2020; here’s why India and its seafarers should be cautious

Maritime piracy attacks reported worldwide surged 20 percent in 2020. We take a look at the data and explain why India and its seafarers should take these incidents of piracy seriously

Here’s how states are performing in the COVID-19 vaccination drive

CORONAVIRUS

Here’s how states are performing in the COVID-19 vaccination drive

Amidst reports of vaccine shortage in the country, we look at how states have performed in inoculating their population.

India’s cotton exports surge despite COVID-19 hurdles in 2020

BUSINESS

India’s cotton exports surge despite COVID-19 hurdles in 2020

Inspite of the lockdown and restrictions, India’s export of cotton doubled in 2020 (April-December) compared to the previous year over the same period, shows official data

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