Abhishek Jha is a data journalist. He analyses public data for finding news, with a focus on the environment, Indian politics and economy, and Covid-19.
Articles by Abhishek Jha
A look at the key takeaways from the findings of the data published on October 2
The season is also ending with some of the longest continuous spells of dry and wet weather
The JD (S)’s decision to join the NDA comes just about six months before the 2024 general elections.
What does the amount of $100 billion mean for climate finance? Here are four charts which explain this in detail.
This means that the bill introduced Tuesday is necessary for increasing women’s share among legislators
Most of India's reservoirs will remain dry even after its main rainy season
Chandrababu Naidu’s arrest by AP Criminal Investigation Department in corruption case raises questions about his and TDP's political prospects ahead of 2024
The 18th G20 leaders’ summit, under India’s presidency, decided to include the African Union as a permanent member of the multilateral body
The ECI announced the results of bypolls to 7 assembly constituencies (ACs) on September 8, spread over 6 states. Should we try to read the results together?
This is the second of a two-part series on India’s political economy story in the last decade. The 1st part looked at the trend in blue-collar wages in India
This is the first of a two-part series on India’s political economy story in the last decade
A look at how the ‘One Nation, One Election’ move will play out for the BJP
Temperatures have been rising across the globe
Nine years after it was rolled out, there are more than 500 million PMJDY accounts in the country with a total balance of ₹2.04 lakh crore in the accounts.
The rain this August has been far from being the rainiest monsoon month. This has turned the surplus rain India was enjoying at the end of July into a deficit
A look at what IMD data shows
If Brics countries, given their clout in global economy, can negotiate an emissions path with developed nations, it’ll be a win for both development and climate
While the period between January and July this year is the third hottest, there is a good chance 2023 might end up as the warmest recorded year.
A policy push to pulses will have to promote more than one crop
A look at how government’s efforts to bring down power demand during peak hours is a recognition of a crucial structural challenge facing India’s power sector.
A look at why Haryana's Nuh district may become a communal tinderbox which may polarise politics.
What data about ownership of ACs tells us about the country
As India's economic growth gains traction, a look at how many people in the country are enjoying high standards of living.
This year, it has rained a lot in a short time to cover big deficits quickly. How fast did it do so? Here's an HT analysis of IMD's gridded data
Three charts and one map capture the state of play across India as far as the monsoon is concerned
Increasingly, heavy intensity rains contribute to most of the season’s rainfall. We're now at the half-way mark and we're already noticing this trend
Multidimensional poverty in India has decreased from 24.85% in 2015-16 to 14.96% in 2019-21, says a report
A look at how the Yamuna has become prone to floods thanks to human activity near the river
Parts of Delhi were inundated on Thursday as Delhi saw its first floods since 1978 but the flooding pattern of the city has changed
A look at how the pattern of floods in Delhi has changed over the past few decades