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Cognizable crimes are categorized either under the 'Indian Penal Code (IPC)' or under the 'Special and Local Laws (SLL)'. The Special and Local Laws identify criminal activities that the state government frames for specific issues. The SLL crimes data 2019 identifies 89 acts of crime framed as India's Special and Local Laws. The data is depicted in the form of a geospatial heatmap of the Indian subcontinent, highlighting the number of individual criminal acts in each district, recognized under Special and Local Laws of India. 

Historically, the socio-economic fabric of Indian society has been changeful. Even though India has a rich culture and heritage, the effect of the varying social factors, from the prevalence of princely monarchs, to the hegemony of the middle-eastern and European rulers, Indian social makeup has witnessed many sequels. Because of its unique collective structure, the concept of crime in India needs an equally unique code of conduct. The Indian Penal Code (IPC) serves the need by covering all the major and minor aspects of criminal law in India. The 2019 IPC Crime data displays 140+ different acts of crime identified by the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Widely known for its rich diversity and subsequent market opportunities, India is one of the most favourite destinations for sourcing and investment by global businesses. ‘India development indicators’ presents four key indices which are major factors considered by enterprises before investing in the country. The data is represented in the form of geospatial heatmaps illustrating each economic indicator at the district level on geographical map of India. The intensity of the color relates greater or lesser value of the indicator in each district.

The rich diversity in Indian culture is instigated by the multifarious languages spoken in the country. The Indian Language data showcases 122 different languages spoken by the number of people in each district of India. The data is presented in the form of a geospatial heatmap highlighting the relationship between languages spoken and population in each district of India. The intensity of the color relates to the greater or lesser value of the indicator in each district. The darker tone of red color indicates a greater number of people speaking the language, while a lighter tone indicates fewer people speaking the same language.  For instance, let us have a look at the geospatial heatmap for Hindi, the official language of India. The visualization shows a district-wise as well as the regional demarcation of the number of people speaking Hindi.

The Census of India has recently released the 2011 individual migration data. Although migration research is an age-old phenomenon in India, during the last decade the country has experienced a noticeable increase in human movement (314 million in the 2001 Census to 453 million in the 2011 Census). In India, out of the 1.21 billion population, nearly 453 million are migrants. The share of migrants to the total population in India is more than 37.4 percent. In other words, four out of every ten people in India are migrants. The following interactive dashboard shows migration patterns across the states in India as reported by the 2011 census of India.