Which? Travel recently ranked 20 destinations around the world for their safety. Iceland was billed the safest, while India was ranked the 4th most dangerous country to visit. Depressing, but what's more surprising is that we basically responded by just looking the other way. Our country's lost sight of what's important, and we need to get our focus back.

 Murders, fake encounters and police brutality have marred the state, and it shows no sign of dwindling.

 The money we received from the UK was aimed at various welfare schemes. The fact that we were taking welfare money while spending on statues has led to a lot of anger. 

 Lynchings related to cows and beef have seen a sharp rise since 2014, yet the TVs keep talking about Ram Mandir.

 Delhi has a heavy presence of PM10 particular matter - 292 micrograms per cubic meter. The annual safe limit set by the WHO is 60.

This was in 2012, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) 2013 annual report.

According to this survey, 27 percent of women have experienced physical violence since the age of 15 in India.

 In rural India, menstruation is rarely talked about, and education around it is negligible.

 Deaths due to road accidents went up to 1.51 lakhs.

An estimated Rs 2,958 crores have been spent till July 2016 on clean-up efforts, but it's barely made a dent.

Rates of malnutrition among India’s children are almost five times more than in China. Approximately 60 million are underweight.

None of this makes any sense, and yet it's happening. In fact, it looks like it's going to keep on happening for the foreseeable future.