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National Crime records Bureau


Telling Numbers: Prison space grows, but prisoner count grows faster, data show

January 13, 2020 6:58 am

Of the 4,66,084 prisoners as of December 31, 2018, 1,39,488 (30%) were convicts and over 69% (3,23,537) were undertrials. Less than 1% comprised detenues and other inmates.

In Chandigarh, conviction rate in IPC cases falls below 50% mark for 5th year

January 11, 2020 11:49 am

NCRB report says the conviction rate was 44.5 % in 2018.

91 pc juveniles held for crime, stay with parents: NCRB report

January 11, 2020 2:01 am

The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) 2018 report, which was released on Thursday, states the overall involvement of juveniles in the crime came down in 2018 in comparison to 2017.

Crime against senior citizens on rise in Chandigarh, 64 cases last year

January 10, 2020 2:29 pm

The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)-2018 report said 48 senior citizens became victims of crime in 2016, 53 in 2017, and 64, including 33 women, fell prey to criminals in 2018.

NCRB report 2018: Too many dubious firsts for Punjab

January 10, 2020 1:12 pm

With 27 suicides by the prisoners in jails, Punjab has recorded highest number of such cases out of the total 129 suicides across the country

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

October 24, 2019 3:13 pm

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

October 23, 2019 2:41 am

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

July 29, 2019 4:21 am

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

July 10, 2019 7:22 am

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

April 12, 2019 1:13 am

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.