Piyush Aggarwal

Piyush Aggarwal works on data driven stories.

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What does the data say about sexual harassment in India’s top companies?

These companies belonging to the BSE 100 universe were mandated to report the number of women employees in their ranks, and the number of sexual harassment charges made by them since 2012-13.

The ratio of the number of harassment cases to the number of women employees on company payrolls has also gone up.(Representative Photo)
The ratio of the number of harassment cases to the number of women employees on company payrolls has also gone up.(Representative Photo)
Updated on Dec 01, 2017 12:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRagini Bhuyan and Piyush Aggarwal

12-year data shows Maoist-related violence on the decline

The average number of deaths across all categories – civilians, soldiers and militants – in 2011-17 was less than half the number in 2005-10

A gathering of Maoists during the CPI (Maoist)'s Ninth Congress in an undisclosed place in Chhattisgarh state on Thursday. PTI Photo(PTI Photo)
A gathering of Maoists during the CPI (Maoist)'s Ninth Congress in an undisclosed place in Chhattisgarh state on Thursday. PTI Photo(PTI Photo)
Updated on May 10, 2017 10:48 AM IST
New Delhi | BySamarth Bansal and Piyush Aggarwal

Stalking cases on the rise, conviction isn’t

The number of stalking cases have risen from the time it was acknowledged as a crime in 2013. Their delayed trial and the attitude of treating it as a minor crime, however, demoralises its already traumatised victims.

According to the annual National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report for 2015 released this week, Maharashtra has the highest number of stalking complaints in the country. Delhi is second.(Illustration: Sudhir Shetty)
According to the annual National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report for 2015 released this week, Maharashtra has the highest number of stalking complaints in the country. Delhi is second.(Illustration: Sudhir Shetty)
Updated on Oct 02, 2016 10:22 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByAvantika Mehta and Piyush Aggarwal

Track pollution in your city with this real-time air quality map

Monitoring the pollution data will aid you to spot any sudden changes in air quality, and follow up with action - putting on a certified mask, turning up your air purifier, or demanding action from authorities.

When you visit the platform, you can select a city of your choice and the map will show you the level of air quality at several stations.(Screen grab)
When you visit the platform, you can select a city of your choice and the map will show you the level of air quality at several stations.(Screen grab)
Updated on Oct 04, 2016 02:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi
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