Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicNational Crime Records Bureau

Topic: National Crime Records Bureau

Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan have highest crime rate against Dalits. Here’s why

National Crime Records Bureau data shows that for every 1 lakh Dalit population, Rajasthan & MP reported over 60 crimes and UP reported 31 in 2021, against national average of 25.

Maximum cases of ‘crimes against women’ in UP, most rape cases in Rajasthan in 2021, says NCRB

Crimes against women have seen a steep rise by nearly 15 percent in the country; Rajasthan the second worst state, according to report, followed by Maharashtra.

Sharp dip of 13.9% in IPC cases but crimes against women spike by 15.3% in 2021, says NCRB

Former BSF chief says one of the reasons behind the fall in IPC cases may be unregistered crimes.

Don’t just blame India’s courts, it’s the police that can’t solve criminal cases in time

Unoccupied police posts, inhumane work hours, lack of training are some reasons why investigations of thousands of criminal cases are pending in India.

States to have cyber forensic labs & DNA examination facilities to deal with crimes against women

The boost to forensic investigation capabilities will cost more than Rs 200 crore and is being implemented under the Centre’s Nirbhaya Fund.

Modi govt blocked 2,388 websites in 2018, stopped collecting data of arrests under 66A

IT ministry informs Parliament that websites were blocked for objectionable content. Lack of data on arrests under section 66A draws flak from activists.

India to get first sex offenders’ list: Answer to rape culture or limiting room for reform?

The Centre is set to release the National Registry of Sexual Offenders Thursday. The database will maintain records of convicted offenders and be only...

Sewage worker deaths wouldn’t happen if India worked as hard on it as it did for polio

Eleven sewage workers died in seven days despite manual scavenging being abolished years ago.

In 2017-18, there were 5 custodial deaths per day in India, says report

A report by Asian Centre for Human rights, quoting govt data, says between 1 April 2017 and 28 February 2018, there were 1,674 custodial deaths.

NCRB’s proposal for sexual offenders registry – much needed reform or another populist govt measure?

Experts weigh in on he National Crime Records Bureau decision to invite tenders for a National Registry of Sexual Offenders. The database will track and monitor individuals — both adults and juveniles — convicted of sex crimes.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.