Cases of crime against children has increased: Govt

The number of cases of crime against children including sexual violence and abuse has increased over the years as per the data maintained by National Crime Records Bureau, the government said on Friday.

Steep rise in rape cases, assaults on women in Delhi

Incidents of rape in the capital more than doubled between 2012 and 2013 while cases of assault on women increased by five times, the government said on Wednesday.

132 percent increase in cases of attack on women by juveniles

Assault by juveniles on woman to outrage her modesty saw a 132 percent increase and rapes committed by juveniles witnessed an increase of 60.3 percent last year.

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.

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.

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.

Delhi gang-rape: One year on, women still not ‘Nirbhaya’

While Nirbhaya’s case startled and shook us, there are millions of women who face subjugation, harassment, molestation, and are raped without ever reporting these incidents.

Juveniles increasingly getting involved in crime

In an alarming trend, juveniles are increasingly getting involved in crimes including heinous offences like rape and murder, according to government data.

Over 4,200 children reported missing in Assam in 30 months

Over 4,200 children have been reported missing from Assam in 30 months, less than half of whom have been traced so far.

Kerala tops crime rate list in India, Nagaland at bottom

After being the most literate state in the country, Kerala is now named as the state which has recorded the highest rate of crimes under the Indian Penal Code.

Alcohol-related deaths on the rise!

At a time when alcohol-related deaths are on the rise, the suggestion of Swami Agnivesh to ban alcohol sale in India could prove to be the perfect elixir for the problem.

Conviction rate improves to 15.2%

The conviction rate in Maharashtra, said to be worst in the country, has improved marginally to 15.2 per cent in the last six months of 2013, home minister R R Patil said.

Facts and Figures- Safety in India

A new case is registered regarding crime against women every 20 minutes in India.

Time to reboot crime profiling in the country

NCRB’s template for showcasing India’s crime profile woefully falls short.

Maharashtra leads in cyber crimes in 2012!

Maharashtra has once again emerged as the centre of cyber crime.

Poll-bound states perform poorly on crime front

There`s a bad news for states where Assembly polls will be held from this year to the middle of next year.

Delhi Police lead in complaints against cops

Out of 61,765 complaints filed against cops across India, 22 per cent (12,805 cases) were registered in Delhi, a report prepared by the National Crime Records Bureau said.

NCRB approaches Raj Police for info on unique onli

National Crime Records Bureau has evinced interest in a system developed by Rajasthan police which maintains a database of standing warrantees, proclaimed offenders and absconders in the state.

MP tops the list for highest number of rape cases of kids, followed by UP

Delhi had the highest number of crime against children in 2011 while MP and UP recorded the highest number of rape and murder cases of kids.