Thursday, Feb 09, 2023

National Crime Record Bureau


14% conviction in POCSO; in a fourth of cases, accused known to victims, says study

November 18, 2022 7:52 am

The analysis, titled “A Decade of Pocso’’, was carried out by the Justice, Access and Lowering Delays in India (JALDI) Initiative at Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, in collaboration with the Data Evidence for Justice Reform (DE JURE) program at the World Bank.

Most suicides reported from Maharashtra

August 30, 2022 7:18 am

As per the NCRB data, Maharashtra contributed 13.5 per cent to the total number of suicides registered across the country last year.

CFSL starts building repository of DNA evidence, wants to save samples for 75 years

May 07, 2022 8:27 pm

Officials said that DNA samples of repeat offenders, who are at times found to be involved in multiple sexual assault cases, will also be stored in the dedicated repository which is being made under the supervision of director, CFSL, Sector 36, Dr Ikramul Haque — a leading DNA expert.

Across India, minorities are overrepresented in jails

December 11, 2021 7:00 am

🔴 Christophe Jaffrelot, Maulik Saini write: This is a clear indication of the communalisation of the police that tends to prevail, irrespective of the ideology of the ruling party.

Maharashtra recorded highest number of suicides in country in 2020: NCRB data

October 29, 2021 11:00 pm

According to statistics, Maharashtra reported 19,909 cases of suicide followed by Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Karnataka with 16,883, 14,578, 13,103 and 12,259 cases respectively.

Cases of environment offences rose in 2020, but there’s a catch

October 24, 2021 9:27 am

Till 2017, offences under Noise Pollution Acts and the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act were not included under environment-related offences.

Dip in crimes reported against women, NCW chief says may not reflect reality

September 16, 2021 5:58 am

Domestic violence, however, was the most prevalent crime against women, according to the records.

NCRB report 2018: Himachal low on crimes, but ranks third in NDPS cases

January 11, 2020 4:24 am

Himachal has the third-highest crime rate when it comes to possession of drugs for trafficking, after Punjab, Chandigarh.

Haryana: In 2 years, 45% jump in crimes against women

January 11, 2020 4:01 am

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar attributed the rise in numbers to more women freely lodging their complaints after opening of 34 women police stations in Haryana.

Maharashtra tops 2014 suicide chart

July 20, 2015 5:34 am

On average, 15 people chose death every hour across the country; one out of six victims housewives.