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Articles and reports on all-cause mortality

Wave 1:
Assam (CRS data) in Scroll (2021-06-17): August to November, 2020 compared to the average for the same period during 2018 and 2019.
Bihar (CRS data) in Scroll (2021-07-11): Analysis of Bihar's first wave excess mortality as evidenced by CRS data
Ahmedabad (crematorium/graveyard data) in Reuters (2020-07-02): Comparison of deaths during April and May 2020 with the same period in 2019.
Ahmedabad (crematorium/graveyard data) in Scroll (2020-05-30): A surge in burials in April 2020 in the city's Muslim burial grounds. Comparative figures given for April 2019.
Kerala (CRS data) in The Hindu Business Line (2021-02-03): Kerala reports fewer registered deaths in 2020 compared to the previous year
Bengaluru (CRS data) in The Hindu (2020-09-03): Jan to July, 2020 compared to the same period in 2019 (49,135 in 2020, compared to 37,001 in 2019: excess: 12134).
Indore (crematorium/graveyard data) in The Print (2020-04-21): A large increase in burials in Muslim burial grounds during April 2020. Comparative data for previous months is given.
Mumbai (CRS data) in The Times of India (2021-03-16): Whole of 2020, compared to 2019 (or earlier)
Mumbai (CRS data) in The Indian Express (2021-09-09): March 1 to July 31, 2020, compared to the same period in 2019
Nagpur (crematorium/graveyard data) in The Times of India (2020-12-08): April to September 2020 compared to the same period during the previous year
Bhubaneswar (crematorium/graveyard data) in The Hindu (2021-05-17): A surge in cremations at just one crematorium during the second half of 2020.
Uttar Pradesh (CRS data) in Article14 (2021-06-21): Data for 24 districts only used. July 1 2020- March 31, 2021, compared to the same period one year earlier.

Wave 2:
India in Technical report (Banaji, Kumarappan and Gupta) (2021-06-09): A compilation of reports of suspected COVID-19 deaths across villages in UP, MP, Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and Haryana during the first three weeks of May 21.
Andhra Pradesh (CRS data) in Scroll (2021-06-13): Jan 1 to May 31, 2021 compared to the average during this period in 2018 and 2019.
Bihar in Socarxiv (2021-07-30): Results of a small-scale phone survey of PDS beneficiaries during April-June 2021, which found a major surge in mortality
Patna (crematorium/graveyard data) in Live Hindustan (2021-04-26): One crematorium seeing around three times the usual number of cremations during three weeks in April
Bihar (CRS data) in NDTV (2021-06-19): Jan 1-May 31, 2021 relative to the same period in 2019
Chhattisgarh (CRS data) in The Hindu (2021-07-01): Registered deaths in April and May 2021 compared to baseline CRS values from 2015-2019.
NCT of Delhi (CRS data) in MSN.com (2021-06-04): April and May 2021, compared to the same period in 2019. Data from three municipal corporations.
Gujarat (CRS data) in Socarxiv (2021-05-24): March 1 to May 10, 2021, compared to different baselines (SRS and CRS) to get excess mortality.
Gujarat (CRS data) in Divya Bhaskar (2021-05-24): March 1 to May 10, 2021, districtwise registration data compared to the same period in 2020 (in Gujarati).
Kerala (CRS data) in The News Minute (2021-06-23): Jan 1-May 31, 2021 relative to the average for the same period during 2015-2019
Karnataka (CRS data) in The News Minute (2021-06-16): Jan 1 to June 15, 2021 compared to the same period during 2018 and during 2019.
Bengaluru (CRS data) in The News Minute (2021-06-16): Jan 1 to June 15 2021, compared to roughly the same period during 2018 and 2019, although there is a possible mismatch in locations.
Madhya Pradesh (CRS data) in Scroll (2021-06-12): April-May 2021 inclusive compared to the average of April and May 2018 and 2019
Madhya Pradesh (CRS data) in The Wire (2021-06-14): Analysis of the wave 2 mortality surge and implications for IFR.
Madhya Pradesh (crematorium/graveyard data) in Dainik Bhaskar (): A huge surge in funerals at the principal crematoria and graveyards in 26 districts.
Mumbai (CRS data) in The Times of India (2021-07-01): April 2021 compared to previous years (plus same data from Jan-March 2021).
Nagpur (crematorium/graveyard data) in The Times of India (2021-04-21): March 2021 compared to previous years
Agra (CRS data) in The Times of India (2021-05-23): An 11-fold year-on-year increase in the number of death certificates issued in April 2021 relative to April 2020
Kolkata (CRS data) in The Hindu (2021-05-29): April 1 to May 27, 2021, relative to the average for the same period during 2015-2019

Both waves:
India in preprint on medrxiv (Banaji and Gupta) (2021-10-01): National estimates of excess mortallity based on civil registration data from twelve states.
India in Technical report (Banaji and Gupta) (2021-08-30): National estimates of excess mortallity based on civil registration data from twelve states.
India in Technical report (Banaji and Gupta) (2021-08-24): Background material on death registration, and possible underestimation of baseline mortality, relevant to understanding civil registration data
India in Preprint on medrxiv (Deshmukh, Suraweera et al) (2021-07-23): Excess mortality in India from June 2020 to June 2021 during the COVID pandemic: death registration, health facility deaths, and survey data
India in Working paper (Anand, Sandefur and Subramanian) (2021-07-20): Estimates of excess mortality based on civil registration data, survey data from the CPHS, and epidemiological considerations
India (CRS data) in Preprint on medrxiv (Leffler, Lykins and Yang) (2021-08-04): Estimates of excess mortality based on civil registration data
Chandigarh (CRS data) in The Hindu (2021-07-17): Registered deaths during the pandemic period compared to pre-pandemic years
NCT of Delhi (CRS data) in The Hindu (2021-09-04): Registered deaths during the pandemic period compared to pre-pandemic years
Gujarat (CRS data) in preprint on medrxiv (Acosta, Patnaik, Buckee, Balsari and Mahmud) (2021-08-25): Death register data from municipal corporations indicates a large rise in mortality
Gujarat (CRS data) in The Wire (2021-08-17): Death register data from municipal corporations indicates a large rise in mortality
Haryana (CRS data) in The Hindu (2021-07-15): Excess deaths during the pandemic period - particularly April and May 2021 - compared to baseline values.
Himachal Pradesh (CRS data) in The Hindu (2021-07-26): Registered deaths during the pandemic period compared to pre-pandemic years
Kerala (CRS data) in The News Minute (2021-06-23): Overall excess deaths during April 2020-May2021
Maharashtra (CRS data) in The Hindu (2021-08-04): Registered deaths during the pandemic in the online civil registration system compared with previous years
Odisha (CRS data) in The New Indian Express (2021-09-02): 2020 total registrations compared with previous years, plus some data upto May 2021
Punjab (CRS data) in The Hindu (2021-07-31): Registered deaths during the pandemic compared with data from 2015-2019
Rajasthan (CRS data) in The Hindu (2021-07-03): Registered deaths from Jan 2018 upto May 2021. A surge in registrations in April and May 2021.
Rajasthan (CRS data) in The Hindustan Times (2021-05-27): Registered deaths in 2020 compared to 2019. Also Jan1-May 25 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.
Tamil Nadu (CRS data) in The Hindu (2021-06-17): April 2020 to May 2021, inclusive. Calculations not fully presented.
Chennai (CRS data) in The Hindu (2021-05-26): Wave 1: deaths during 2020 compared both to the previous five year average, and to 2019. Wave 2: rise in mortality beginning.
Hyderabad (CRS data) in The Hindu (2021-06-14): Wave 1: April-Dec 2020 (inclusive), compared to the average for the same period during 2016-2019. Wave 2: Jan 1 to May 31, 2021 compared to the average for the same period during 2016-2019
Telangana (CRS data) in The New Indian Express (2021-08-01): Deaths recorded in the MeeSeva system surged during the pandemic
West Bengal (CRS data) in The Hindu (2021-07-26): Analysis of civil registration data from 18 districts of West Bengal (five districts not available)