Alcohol kills an Indian every 96 minutes

The per capita consumption of alcohol in India increased 38 percent, from 1.6 litres in 2003-05 to 2.2 litres in 2010-12.

82,190 Muslim prisoners in jails by 2014

As many as 82,190 Muslim prisoners are lodged in different jails across the country by the end of 2014, Rajya Sabha was told on Wednesday.

47% rise in juvenile crimes between 2010 and 2014: Govt

Juvenile crimes shot up by over 47 per cent beteen 2010 and 2014, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Three years of Nirbhaya gang-rape: Violence against women continues, say activists; parents oppose release of juvenile

Three years of Nirbhaya gang-rape: Violence against women continues, say activists; parents oppose release of juvenile

On the third anniversary of Nirbhaya gang-rape case, activists on Wednesday said that women continue to face violence in every sphere of life.

34 farmers, farm hands committed suicide every day in 2014

34 farmers and farm labourers committed suicide on an average every day in 2014, for reasons including indebtedness and crop failure, reflecting the deepening agrarian distress in several parts of the country.

Govt not to release data on Muslims in police force

Govt not to release data on Muslims in police force

The data on Muslims was first provided in 1999 during Atal Bihari Vajpayee led government.

Kota suicides: Coaching centres launch 24X7 helpline for distressed students

Kota suicides: Coaching centres launch 24X7 helpline for distressed students

Stung by the rising number of suicides in education hub Kota, around 40 coaching institutes have launched a 24X7 helpline to provide free counselling to the distressed students.

DNA: Reality check of the accidents at railway crossings

Check out a new report about the railway accidents in India and a reality check of the accidents which often happen at railway crossings due to carelessness of people.

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DNA: 'Go back Rahul' slogans raised at OROP protest

Rahul Gandhi on Friday faced some resistance when he tried to join a protest by ex-servicemen over non-implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) as they insisted on not politicising the issue and questioned why he was "quiet" for 10 years when Congress was in power.

No separate data on murder of journalists: Government

The Home Ministry on Tuesday said data on the murder of journalists was not maintained separately, and 113 cases were registered and 30 people arrested for attacking media persons in 2014.

'Farmer suicide report a cover-up'

With agrarian distress being a major crisis accounting for thousands of farming lives every year, the latest data by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), which claims the suicide rates among Indian farmers has halved, has triggered scorn, with experts calling it a "hoax" and "manipulative".

'One-third road deaths occur on national highways'

Commuting on highways greatly raises the risk of accidents and deaths compared to city roads, according to the latest data.

Why people, including farmers, commit suicide in India?

The issue of farmers' suicide has been jolting the country's conscience for years and for the first time the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has collected detailed data in this regard.

YC Modi appointed Additional Director in CBI

YC Modi appointed Additional Director in CBI

Senior IPS officer YC Modi, who had been part of a Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) that probed 2002 Gujarat riots cases, has been appointed as Additional Director in the CBI.

Juvenile Justice Bill likely to be introduced in LS this week

 A bill which seeks to try juveniles in the age group of 16 to 18 years accused of heinous crimes under laws for adults is likely to be introduced in the Lok Sabha this week.

40,000 farmers committed suicide in 2011-13

Nearly 40,000 people engaged in India's agriculture sector committed suicide in 2011-13, according to latest data available with the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

Atrocities against women on the rise: Govt in Rajya Sabha

Atrocities against women have registered an increasing trend over the years with more than three lakh such cases being reported in 2013 alone, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Decrease in number of domestic violence cases in last 3 years

There is a steady decrease in the number of cases registered under the Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence Act in the last three years, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Child marriages on the rise in country: Minister

The government on Friday raised concerns over prevalence of child marriages in the country which has shown an increasing trend in last three years.

Police officers from 21 countries visit Telangana DGP office

A team of 47 police officers from 21 countries visited the office of Telangana Director General of Police (DGP) here as part of a study tour to India.