'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.

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.