During the period of 2015-2020, the deaths due to unspecified natural forces had risen by a massive 175 percent in the State
From only 20.7 percent share in 2010, suicides triggered by family problems in Odisha stood at 81 per cent of total suicides in 2020
Clear signs of economic distress to fore in Odisha. Suicides by economically vulnerable sections now 50 percent of the total vis-a-vis 29 percent in 2015
Drugs/narcotic substances for personal consumption grew by a mere 19 percent between 2017-2020, but around 130 percent growth was witnessed in cases of possessing drugs for trafficking
Every ten days, at least one life meets a violent death in the State ostensibly for the cause of 'love'
The warning shot here is cyber crimes related to sexual exploitation had clocked a massive 75 per cent surge in the pandemic year in Odisha. Odisha police could file chargesheets in only 1 in every 3 cases.
Mirroring a 'dirty picture', the NCRB report 2020 counted Odisha as the second State in country, after West Bengal, that recorded steep rise in crimes against Women in pandemic year. Child rapes in State on rise. Of every 100 accused, only 9 get punishment