Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicCrime rate

Topic: Crime rate

Love, sex, badla: Cybercrimes are soaring in Assam & they’re different from the rest of India

NCRB data shows that Assam ranked third on both cyber crime case growth and crime rate lists. But its trends diverged significantly from the rest of the country.

Nitish Kumar’s pre-2005 ‘Jungle Raj’ dig at Lalu is now haunting him as crime rises in Bihar

Police data from Jan-Oct 2020 show 9 persons were killed & 4 women ‘raped’ every day in Bihar. RJD says Nitish’s review meetings are no good as no one listens to him.

Yogi Adityanath said ‘gunda raj’ over and people bought it. But UP crime still the worst

The Yogi Adityanath govt’s brazen touting of encounter killings has gained popular support, but has failed to curb crime on the ground in Uttar Pradesh.

High crime rate, lost green cover: Gurugram has many problems, but it’s getting a makeover

Enthusiastic citizens have organised themselves under the banner ‘I AM GURGAON’, and the movement has succeeded in healing 550 acres of land.

‘Educated’ juveniles committed crimes more than the ‘illiterate’ ones in 2017, says NCRB

In its latest report, NCRB stated that from 5,412 ‘illiterate’ juvenile offenders in 2016, the number has come down to 4,324 in 2017. Delhi tops in crime by juveniles. 

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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