Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: Crimes

‘Only 8.5 tonnes of metal and Rs 3 lakh’: The real story behind Bihar’s ‘grand’ bridge theft

Villagers in Rohtas are getting calls from as far as London about brazen theft of a footbridge. But, had old rivalries and resentments not surfaced, there might have been no story.

Violence goes viral — Dalits in Rajasthan have a new tool against atrocities, their phones

What happens when a video of a crime against a Dalit in Rajasthan goes viral on the internet? The police and state can’t ignore it.

Snatching to sextortion – Covid and curfews didn’t make crime go away in 2021

Covid could hardly have an impact on crimes and the extent of brutality in 2021 – from a conman’s Bollywood connection to a Burari-like murder.

Delhi accounted for maximum crimes against foreigners in 2019 in India, shows NCRB data

Delhi, Maharashtra and Karnataka together formed 53 per cent of the total cases during the year, the NCRB data showed.

Rajasthan is the new UP-Bihar as crime rate spikes in tourist paradise

The Congress govt in Rajasthan finds itself fielding the same allegation it lobbed at its BJP predecessors in 2018 — crime is out of control.

With 1 case every two days, Haryana is gang rape capital of India

Latest NCRB data shows 191 gangrapes took place in the state last year with a rate of 1.5% against the national average of 0.3%.

On Camera


Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.