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Technology can make policing better — and also more dangerous

March 25, 2022 8:26 am

Sanjana Meshram, Mrinalini Ravindranath, Harsh Kinger write: Marginalised communities risk coming under undue surveillance and suspicion.

BJP driving people to commit suicide, says Congress, cites NCRB report

November 07, 2021 9:59 pm

The report titled ‘Suicides and Accidental Deaths in India' was released last month by the National Crime Records Bureau which comes under the Union Home Ministry.

Suicides rose to all-time high in 2020, daily wagers made up greatest share

October 30, 2021 8:51 am

The percentage of suicides by daily wage earners has doubled in 7 years between 2014-2020.

Tripura: 207 arrested for crimes against women in 10 months since Sept 2020

October 02, 2021 9:28 pm

The police also rescued 108 minor girls of the total of 111 missing girls and another 536 of 586 missing housewives within the same period.

Yogi govt cites NCRB report to claim decline in crimes against women in UP

September 17, 2021 5:25 pm

According to a statement issued by the government, the state recorded a 9.7 per cent decline in rape cases from 2019, and, a drop of 9.2 per cent than compared to 2013.

Mumbai: Crime cases lodged in 2020 marginally less than last year

September 16, 2021 7:40 am

As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), only Delhi (2.62 lakh), Chennai (1.68 lakh), Ahmedabad (82,609) and Surat (59,604) registered more cases than Mumbai among the 19 metropolitan cities in the country.

Crime Capital: Delhi remains most unsafe for women

September 16, 2021 10:22 am

According to the data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the number of cases registered under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in Delhi plummeted by 18 per cent between 2019 and 2020.

Tripura tops chart among NE states in terms of political conflicts, shows NCRB data

September 15, 2021 9:12 pm

Tripura has, however, fared well in terms of communal and religious violence.

Mumbai ranks fifth among 19 major cities in recording crime cases: NCRB

September 15, 2021 5:07 pm

Majority of crimes related to lockdown violations; only cybercrimes and motor-vehicle thefts rose in 2020

Facial recognition spreads, concern over absence of data protection law

August 28, 2021 7:21 am

The systems seek to achieve a range of objectives: better identification of criminals, law enforcement use at railway stations, passenger check-ins at airports, biometric attendance at companies, and even student authentication mechanisms.


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.