Data Intelligence Unit

More than 400 internet lockdowns in last 4 years in India; average cost of each shutdown Rs 2 crore/hour

India saw over 400 internet lockdowns in last 4 years; each cost Rs 2 crore/hour

India shuts down its internet more frequently than any other democracy in the world, according to a report.


India ranks 5th in Covid vaccination race

Over 41 lakh people have been administered Covid vaccine shots in India till Feb 2.

Budget 2021: The Cost of Deficit Financing

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman came out with ambitious spending plans of the Rs 35 trillion for the year starting April 1. In this push for atmanirbhata, what happens to India's fiscal deficit. India Today's Data Intelligence Unit explains.


Jump in Budget allocation for education

Watch the budgetary allocation for education by the Union government.

Budget 2021 cuts spending in health research, but extends lion’s share to ICMR

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman allocated Rs 2,663 crore to the Department of Health Research for the upcoming fiscal year 2021-22 in the Union Budget 2021. This is 34.4 per cent lower than Rs 4,062 crore, the revised estimate of health research expenditure for 2020-2021


How the govt collected money and plans to spend it

In this infographic video, watch how the government collected money and where does it plan to spend it.

Union Budget 2021: Five key tax proposals ?

From no ITR filings for senior citizens to the abolishment of Income Tax settlement commission, here are five key tax proposals made in the Union Budget 2021.?

Govt cuts Health Ministry allocation, Rs 35,000 crore set aside for Covid-19 vaccination

For the first time, FM Sitharaman has clubbed sanitation, drinking water, nutrition and grants for water and sanitation under one umbrella called ‘health and well-being’

Economic Survey 2021: More lives lost due to poor medical quality than lack of healthcare access

India ranks 179 out of 189 countries on prioritisation given to health in government budgets.

Union Budget 2021: Five key data to watch out for

As all eyes are on the Union Budget 2021, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has promised to deliver a budget like 'no other' on February 1. Here are five key points to watch out for in the Budget 2021.


India vaccinations ranked 5th in the world

India ranked fifth among 57 countries that have administered more than 8 crore doses against Covid-19 till 8 pm as of 29 January.


India ranks 5th in global vaccination race against Covid-19

India ranked fifth among 57 countries that have administered more than 8 crore doses against Covid-19 till 8 pm as of January 28th.?