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Saturday, January 18, 2020



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.

Explained: In crimes against women, rise in cases of rape with murder

January 10, 2020 7:35 am

From 223 cases of rape with murder in 2017, the count increased to 291 in 2018. Assam recorded the highest number at 66 followed by Madhya Pradesh (46)

Delhi sees maximum cases of crime against women, again: NCRB

January 10, 2020 3:01 am

According to senior police officials and women safety experts, high reportage of cases of crime against women is to be encouraged, as it means that more people are willing to lodge complaints in such cases

32 per cent conviction rate in rape cases: NCRB

December 04, 2019 4:20 am

The report ‘Crime in India - 2017’ also shows that the conviction rate was even lower in metropolitan cities (27.2 per cent) in 2017, the reference year for which the latest data is available.

NCRB data on farmers’ suicides is out with key omission — reasons

November 09, 2019 4:07 am

The data shows that Maharashtra accounted for almost 40 per cent of all farmer suicides in the country in 2016. Karnataka (1,212) was second on the list but still recorded 50 per cent less farmers’ suicides than Maharashtra.

Jharkhand: Seven lynched over child-lifting rumours, but NCRB report says no such case

October 28, 2019 10:41 am

The zero figure assumes significance when seen against the backdrop of 21 deaths in the state in the past three years due to mob violence over suspicion of animal slaughter, theft, child-lifting rumours, among others.

MHA on NCRB report: Data on 25 categories withheld as it was unreliable

October 23, 2019 7:15 am

It also said it had withheld data with regard to 25 categories, including offences like rape during communal riots, laws related to cows, hate crimes and attack on journalists and RTI activists.

Delhi HC asks UIDAI to file response on plea seeking biometric scan of unidentified bodies

November 13, 2018 6:58 am

The plea said despite registering biometrics and scanning more than 1 billion citizens at the Aadhaar Portal, the database was not being utilised for identifying the bodies.

'Wake up from deep slumber,' Rahul Gandhi tells Modi govt over atrocities against Dalits in BJP-ruled states

August 11, 2018 9:01 pm

Rahul Gandhi's latest salvo came days after he accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having an "anti-Dalit" mindset. 

MHA plans to link fingerprint, face recognition data from all police stations to central system

August 05, 2018 7:16 am

The first phase of CCTNS is nearing completion, with 14,500 of 15,500 police stations across the country being connected. Only Bihar, for various administrative reasons, is lagging behind, with close to 850 police stations yet to be linked to CCTNS.


How safe children are in India: News in Numbers

August 10, 2018 1:26 pm

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