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UP govt’s defence on crimes against women: Look at crime rate, not absolute numbers

The government claimed that on the basis of the crime rate — number of cases per lakh of the population — Uttar Pradesh is at 16th place in crimes against women and at 22nd spot in rape cases.

Online banking and ATM fraud: Mumbai tops among 19 metros

Moreover, the city came second to Delhi when it came to the registration of crimes against women, with 5,453 cases filed as against Delhi’s 11,542.


The digital identification parade

NCRB’s proposed Automated Facial Recognition System impinges on right to privacy, is likely to target certain groups

Automated facial recognition: what NCRB proposes, what are the concerns

The NCRB, which manages crime data for police, would like to use automated facial recognition to identify criminals, missing people, and unidentified dead bodies, as well as for “crime prevention”.

Matter of Life and Death

Presented by the Bengali theatre group Dhumketu, the play is riddled with statistics. According to the National Crime Records Bureau, India has the sixth-highest female suicide death rates in the world; and more than one lakh people have committed suicide every year, over the last decade.

Disproportionately high population of Dalits, Adivasis lodged in jails, says study

Citing data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the report says, “Dalits and Adivasis - two of the most vulnerable sections of Indian society - make up a considerable number of India’s prison population.”


What we talk about when we talk about crime

Composite crime figures hide more than they reveal. Disaggregation of the data could further deterrence, aid efficient policing and enable improvements in social policy.

Explained Snippets | Crime against children up 14 per cent in 2 years: steep rise in Assam, Bihar

Replying to a starred question, Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir cited measures taken such as the recent enhancement of punishment for rape of children aged below 12.

More girls, women go missing than boys, men: NCRB data, 2016

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

Not by a stricter law alone

Disturbing new trends have emerged in rape judgments