In 95% cases of rape in 2013, culprits known to victims: NCRB

In almost 95 out of every 100 cases of rape registered in the country last year, the culprits were known to their victims, according to a report by the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB).

Cyber crime numbers surge along with advance in technology!

Technology may have made lives easier for people, but it has also added to their woes with criminals adopting various innovative means to defraud people.

Privileged children break the norm in juvenile delinquency

The latest report by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has shown a surprising trend differing from the widely accepted norms that children in poverty are the most vulnerable and soft targets of criminal gangs and goons.

Gujarat: Domestic violence cases rise,conviction rate goes downhill

The number of domestic violence cases in Gujarat rose by 1154 to 7812 in 2013 with the conviction rate of just 2.30 per cent which is far below the national average in this category, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

Gaps galore in crime bureau data

Considering the ever-changing nature of crimes and the category of criminals in the country, data provided by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) still has a long way to go to provide the actual scenario prevalent in the country.

33,707 rape cases registered in India in 2013, MP tops list

Madhya Pradesh recorded the highest number of rape cases, followed by Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, in 2013 across the country which witnessed over 33,707 such incidents.

Delhi crime graph up, crime against women up 412 percent

There has been a 43.6 percent increase in Delhi`s crime graph in 2013 over 2012, and crime against women rose a whopping 412 percent in the past year, Delhi Police said on Friday.

NCRB to compile data on Sec 377, sexual harassment

The National Crime Records Bureau, the country`s central repository for tabulating data related to criminal incidents, will soon begin collating data related to offences recorded under Section 377 (unnatural sex) of IPC as it prepares a new format to be sent to states.

14 children go missing in Delhi everyday: NGO

It`s been more than six years since Saabra Shaikh`s ten-year-old daughter Aatika went missing.

One woman dies every hour due to dowry related reasons

One woman dies every hour due to dowry related reasons on an average in the country.

Neighbours culprits in 50% rape cases in MP: NCRB

Madhya Pradesh has been recording an alarming number of rape cases in comparison to other states and in more than half of all such offences, the accused happened to be the neighbours of the victims.

Crime against women rising: Govt

Crime against women has been on the rise in the country with 78,533 cases involving molestation, kidnapping and abduction of women and girls registered in 2011 against 70,408 recorded in the previous year.

As crimes against Dalits rise, UP tops the chart

There has been a spurt in cases of rape of women belonging to SCs.

Dacoits are on the run, so says NCRB!

It is no longer fashionable to become a dacoit. And nobody is complaining, not even Bollywood.

Divorced women less likely to end their lives

Divorce or widowhood is less likely to drive women towards committing suicide.

‘Women protection laws are being misused’

`Save Indian Family Foundation` (SIFF), an NGO, has claimed that over five lakh persons had been harassed by the alleged misuse of various women protection laws even as 22 per cent of total arrested in these cases are women.

Madhya Pradesh most unsafe for minors: NCRB report

Madhya Pradesh tops the list of
states in the country when it comes to exploitation of minors,
particularly girls, an NCRB report said.

More married people commit suicide: NCRB

More married people than the
unmarried ones committed suicide in 2009, according to
National Crime Records Bureau`s latest report.

About 30% overcrowding in various jails: NCRB

The government on Wednesday said the
number of inmates in various jails across the country was
about 30 per cent more than their capacity till a couple of
years back.

Over 10% rise in number of suicides in Gujarat

The number of suicides in Gujarat has risen by 10.5 cent in 2008, as compared to 2007, with housewives constituting the highest percentage, according to a National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report.