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All Things Policy: The Hidden Realities Behind Crime Statistics

What state has the worst crime rates? That’s not easy to tell because crime statistics in India aren’t always accurate reflections of the actual crime situation. In this episode, Sowmya Nandan and Sarthak Pradhan discuss the origins of this problem...

Reliability of GDP data

In terms of reliability of official data, India is getting dangerously close to Chinese territory. The year that witnessed demonetization, when 86% of the cash in circulation was declared as illegal tender overnight and which was perhaps one of the...

Takshashila trains Mint & Hindustan Times staff on Data Journalism

The Takshashila Institution conducted a 3-day course on data journalism for about 20 journalists and staff from Mint and Hindustan Times, during Jan 19-21, 2016. Karthik Shashidhar and Pavan Srinath trained the participants on writing data stories, handling data, drawing insights, using effective...