15 Suicides Every Hour In India in 2015


  More than 133,623 Indians committed suicide in India in 2015, according to the latest data available, with almost 15 suicides every hour in India.   The rate of suicides in cities–12.2 per 100,000–was higher than the rest of the country, which reported 10.6 per 100,000, according to the 2015 Accidental Deaths and Suicides report released …Read More

7 Arrested Every Hour In India With Illegal Weapons


  As many as 60,911 persons were arrested–almost 167 every day or seven every hour–in 2016, for possessing illegal weapons under the Arms Act, 1959, in India, according to this reply on August 1, 2017, in the Lok Sabha (lower house of parliament).   “The Arms Act, 1959 has elaborate regulatory provisions, under section 19 …Read More