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National Crime records Bureau


76% prisoners are undertrials; ratio is highest in Delhi, J&K

May 04, 2022 7:33 am

Of the total 4,88,511 prison inmates, 3,71,848 were found to be undertrials. Among the undertrials, about 20% were Muslims, while about 73% were Dalits, tribals or OBCs.

Criminal Procedure bill will not make Indians safer

April 05, 2022 9:05 am

Aditya Sharma, Christophe Jaffrelot write: It empowers police, governments to conduct such intrusive investigations with little accountability and few legal guidelines

Bulli Bai is latest example of harassment women face online

January 06, 2022 9:33 am

🔴 Meeran Chadha Borwankar writes: Prompt reporting of cases, well-trained investigators and prosecutors, fast and fair trial are essential to control cyber crimes against women.

No data on people injured, killed by vigilante groups, mobs or crowds in country: Govt

December 15, 2021 9:22 pm

🔴 In response to a question, Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said the government, through audio-visual media, has generated public awareness to curb the menace of mob lynching.

1,888 custodial deaths in 20 years, only 26 policemen convicted

November 16, 2021 7:23 am

The record assumes significance in the wake of the custodial death last Tuesday of a 22-year-old, Altaf, in Uttar Pradesh’s Kasganj after he was detained in the case of a minor girl from a Hindu family gone missing.

Coronavirus Live Updates: Over 1 crore people vaccinated by 1.30 pm; India reports 34,303 new cases

September 17, 2021 2:17 pm

Covid-19 Live Updates: So far, India has administered a total of 76,57,17,137 doses of the coronavirus vaccine, the World Health Organisation said in a statement. Over a billion doses have been administered in total in all South-East Asian countries affiliated with the WHO.

NCRB data: 214% rise in cases relating to fake news, rumours

September 16, 2021 7:15 am

A total of 1,527 cases of fake news were recorded in the pandemic year — a 214 per cent increase — against 486 cases in 2019 and 280 cases in 2018, when the category was first included.

Changing the narrative when a rape becomes political is something that has become the norm in 'new India'

December 30, 2021 5:44 pm

Tavleen Singh writes: The narrative will change only when our political leaders stop turning their faces away from the horrible truth that not much has changed in the ‘new India’ when it comes to crimes against women.

NCRB praises Punjab Police for implementing hi-tech crime tracking software

July 10, 2021 4:32 pm

"Punjab Police...had done a great job in implementation of CCTNS in all police stations and becoming an example for others in technology-driven policing," said NCRB Director Ram Phal Pawar during a meeting.

Sex workers in India on the verge of debt bondage and slavery, says a study

December 24, 2020 11:46 am

Between lockdowns and slow business, sex workers may be compelled to push the next generation into the trade