Deeptiman Tiwary


What a DNA blueprint can achieve in crimebusting, where India lags still
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

As the scientific community mourns the loss of Lalji Singh, the ‘father’ of DNA fingerprinting in India, a look at how this technology has become so crucial in establishing both culpability and innocence.

Section 498A, dowry: Most FIRs, least convictions
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

Cases under Section 498A was found to have the lowest conviction rate — merely 12.1 per cent — among all cases of crimes against women.

Why crime data do not always add up to the complete picture
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

Low crime rate numbers often don’t mean citizens are safer, and ‘rape capital’ and ‘crime capital’ could both be unfair assessments. In reports such as the one published by the National Crime Records Bureau last week, the quality of data is important, as is its placement in the right context.

In J-K, 29 people died in lathicharge, 15 in firing, points NCRB data
Tue, Dec 05, 2017

Overall, 2016 saw a far higher number of people (35) dying during lathicharges across the country than in 2015 (7). However, the NCRB data also shows that a large number of policemen were injured during these incidents of lathicharge.

CRPF to post 240 women in Bastar by May 2018 to ‘build bridges’ with locals
Sun, Dec 03, 2017

It is for these reasons, the CRPF said, that the force has decided on a tactical shift. “We have decided that we will focus on people domination rather than area domination. In any case, if the people are not with you, you can’t do area domination either,” Bhatnagar said.

More girls, women go missing than boys, men: NCRB data, 2016
Sat, Dec 02, 2017

As per NCRB data, a total of 2.90 lakh people went missing in 2016. Of these, about 1.74 lakh were females.

Reason for 34 per cent ‘drop’ in crimes: NCRB’s data collection correction
Sat, Dec 02, 2017

From 73.26 lakh crime incidents registered under various laws in 2015, the number dropped to 48.31 lakh in 2016.

Crime against Dalits: UP and Bihar worst states, Lucknow and Patna worst cities
Fri, Dec 01, 2017

While the NCRB has been gathering data on caste atrocities in metropolitan cities since 2014, this is the first time that it has released the figures.

NCRB data, 2016: Huge spike in rape of children, up by 82% from 2015, UP, MP worst states, TN new entrant
Fri, Dec 01, 2017

According to the NCRB data for 2016, incidents of rape of children have increased by over 82% compared to 2015. It is for the first time that such a sharp increase in sexual assaults on children has been registered.

NCRB Data, 2016: Cruelty by husband, sexual assault, top crimes against women
Fri, Dec 01, 2017

While 2015 saw the registration of 34,651 cases of rape, this increased to 38,947 in 2016. Conversely, overall crimes against women rose from 3,29,243 in 2015 to 3,38,954 in 2016.

NCRB Data, 2016: Most atrocities against Dalits involve crimes against women, most cases in Bengaluru
Fri, Dec 01, 2017

The Indian Express maps latest trends in crime across the country — from who are the new victims to which states they come from

Yet to find anything to link Rohingya with terror groups: BSF Director General K K Sharma
Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Rohingya crisis: The BSF chief said the force has asked the Home Ministry to raise five more battalions to tighten security on Bangladesh border.

Beyond the News: How Supreme Court eased bail in money laundering charge
Wed, Nov 29, 2017

The SC striking down provisions denying bail to those accused under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 marks a major change.

NIA report includes Hadiya statement that she wed of her own will
Sat, Nov 25, 2017

The development is significant since any investigation against Jahan, or a decision on the annulment of their marriage ordered by the Kerala High Court, would be based on whether she was under pressure.

Corporate consultant Deepak Talwar booked by CBI after searches
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

In September 2016, The Indian Express reported that funds donated by two foreign firms to Advantage India, an NGO run by Talwar, had come under the scanner of the Income Tax department.

Money laundering case against Orissa HC ex-judge; Rs 3 crore the ‘rate card’
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

The ED case is based on a CBI FIR in the matter which had set off a judicial storm in the apex court last week. The agency had arrested Quddusi and five others on September 20 and also searched their premises.

Medical college bribe case: Woman held in graft case was also arrested 16 yrs ago
Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Two mining leases in UP, says brother

CBI chargesheet against former Orissa HC judge soon in medical college scam
Tue, Nov 14, 2017

The case is in Supreme Court, with petitions for an independent inquiry being heard.

The last bit of country: Why Mana, the last Indian village before Tibet starts, faces abandonment
Sun, Nov 12, 2017

Today, the village, approximately 50 km from the Sino-Indian border, is entirely dependent on pilgrims who come to visit Badrinath nearby. Mana is where the Pandavas supposedly walked past en route to heaven.

Ryan school murder case: CBI raided juvenile’s home over a month ago, court order shows
Sat, Nov 11, 2017

Ryan school murder case: A Haryana court order shows that the CBI raided the house of the juvenile on September 29 and seized certain articles and documents.

Ryan school murder case: Told CBI a senior student could be involved, says Pradyuman’s family
Fri, Nov 10, 2017

Ryan school murder case: Pradyuman’s father Barun Thakur Thursday told The Indian Express that unlike the Gurgaon Police, the CBI had involved him and his wife in every step of the investigation.

Enforcement Directorate: 48% of money laundering cases linked to financial institutions
Fri, Nov 10, 2017

The real estate sector accounts for 35 per cent cases of money laundering. Illicit trade in gold and silver is a distant third at 7 per cent, according to ED.

Twist in Ryan school murder case: CBI apprehends class XI student for allegedly killing Pradyuman
Wed, Nov 08, 2017

Ryan International School murder case: Meanwhile, the Supreme Court on Monday asked the Punjab and Haryana High Court to decide in ten days the anticipatory bail pleas of three Ryan International Group trustees in the case.

Terror funding: NIA seizes Rs 36 cr in banned notes in Delhi
Wed, Nov 08, 2017

The agency said that on Monday, an NIA team intercepted the gang members at Jai Singh Road near Connaught Place and found them carrying 28 cartons filled with demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

Sterling Group case: ED arrests Delhi businessman close to Congress ex-MLA for laundering Rs 5,000 crore
Thu, Nov 02, 2017

Gagan Dhawan's name had also cropped up during the probe into the money laundering case against Moin Qureshi. His name was also found on the visitor's diary at former CBI director Ranjit Sinha's residence

Vyapam exam scam: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan gets clean chit as 490 are charged
Wed, Nov 01, 2017

Earlier, Digvijay Singh had alleged the hard disk seized from Vyapam official Nitin Mahindra had been doctored to replace “CM” with “M/S”, in an attempt to save Chouhan in the case.

New NIA chief takes over: Will continue to pursue case against Hurriyat leaders, says Y C Modi
Tue, Oct 31, 2017

New NIA Director-General Y C Modi on Monday said the agency will continue to pursue its case against separatist Hurriyat leaders under the “parameters of law

CBI files fresh FIR against Sterling Group for cheating Andhra Bank of Rs 5,000 crore
Sun, Oct 29, 2017

The FIR, registered under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act, names Sterling Biotech, its directors Chetan Sandesara, Dipti Sandesara, Rajbhushan Dixit, Nitin Sandesara, Vilas Joshi, chartered accountant Hemant Hathi and then director of Andhra Bank, Anup Garg, among the accused.

25 years after first Kashmir posting, former-IB chief Dineshwar Sharma returns
Tue, Oct 24, 2017

The 61-year-old, who is at present the Centre’s points person for dialogue with Assam-based militant groups, is known to have spent a long time on the political desk.

Srinagar BSF camp attack: Terrorist in uniform tried to blend with forces, identified
Wed, Oct 04, 2017

Srinagar BSF camp attack: The terrorist who entered the mess was killed by the officers inside after a gunbattle, the BSF said.

Border infrastructure cause for concern, says Rajnath Singh
Tue, Oct 03, 2017

Rajnath Singh also announced that the government would increase funds for the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) and encouraged the forces to win the trust of residents.

BSF pilot raises red flags: Trainees flying VIPs, planes unkept
Mon, Oct 02, 2017

One of the pilots of the BSF’s Air Wing has written to its top brass, alleging that like Rijiju, several VIPs, including Home Minister Rajnath Singh, have been flying in unsafe conditions, with uncategorised pilots flying VIPs, aircraft not being maintained properly.

Migration from border areas not good for security: Rajnath Singh
Sun, Oct 01, 2017

On a four-day tour of Uttarakhand to visit remote border outposts and to interact with ITBP personnel, Rajnath Singh on Saturday went to border outposts at Lapthal and Rimkhim near the India-China border.

Migration of people from border areas must be stopped, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh
Sat, Sep 30, 2017

The Home Minister said that his ministry was also working on quickly completing pending work on border roads. He said that of 27 roads approved, 10 were in Uttarakhand. Out of 10, four have been completed and two would be completed by the end of the year.

No need for confrontation over border dispute: Rajnath Singh
Sat, Sep 30, 2017

Speaking to ITBP personnel, Rajnath Singh said that the government was doing everything to make their work environment better and to provide them all necessary facilities.

CBI to SC: Wanted SLP in Bofors but govt didn’t clear
Wed, Sep 27, 2017

The Indian Express had reported on September 2 that the CBI had sent a similar note to the Central Agency Section of the Department of Legal Affairs (Ministry of Law and Justice) on June 22 — the same day that it informed the Supreme Court.