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215 FIRs lodged, 105 held for uploading child porn since Dec 2019

July 25, 2021 7:42 am

The initiative was undertaken after a US non-profit, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, informed the National Crime Records Bureau that child pornography was being uploaded from different parts of India.

How lack of proper identification of arrested persons slows down legal process

July 21, 2021 8:07 am

G S Bajpai, Ankit Kaushik write: Pan-India guidelines for service of summons, warrants, grant of bail can help make the system quicker and more efficient

NCRB report: Sedition cases up in 2019 but conviction at all-time low

October 02, 2020 4:30 am

As per the Crime In India Report, this decline, however, was largely explained by the drop in cases registered under the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act — from 7,127 in 2018 and 7,892 in 2017 to 6,079 in 2019.

For third consecutive year, Maharashtra accounts for most crimes against senior citizens

October 01, 2020 2:03 am

The steady rise in registration of offences in Maharashtra has mirrored the national trend. In Maharashtra, 5,321 cases were reported in 2017 and 5,961 in 2018. In that period, the national figure increased from 21,866 to 23,501.

NCRB data: At 47, highest rape with murder incidents reported from Maharashtra

October 02, 2020 3:17 pm

Mumbai reports highest number of cases for use of child pornography, sexual harassment on public transport.

NCRB data: 7% rise in crimes against women

September 30, 2020 1:48 am

In terms of absolute numbers, Uttar Pradesh reported the highest number of cases in both these categories. But Assam reported the highest rate of crimes against women (per lakh population), while Rajasthan had the highest rate of crimes against Scheduled Castes.

Higher propensity to commit suicide in southern states: NCRB data

September 03, 2020 2:03 am

A majority of those committing suicide, however, were from poorer backgrounds and married. Family issues and illness accounted for most such deaths.

25,000 child porn cases in 5 months

January 31, 2020 3:38 am

The 15 cases, reported mainly from Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Delhi, include instances where the child faces either a risk to his life or further exploitation.

US alert for India: 25,000 child porn cases uploaded in five months

January 28, 2020 11:44 am

A Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) official told The Indian Express that the reports show Delhi topping the list when it comes to uploading Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM). Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal are the other top states, the official said.

Punjab sees 1.6% rise in road accidents, suicides up by 15%

January 10, 2020 2:13 pm

With 722 suicides due to illness, Punjab tops the states which exceeded the all Indian average percentage of suicides due to illness in the respective states.


How safe children are in India: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Crimes against children have increased by 14% in India from 2014 to 2016. Take a look in today’s News in Numbers.