Wednesday, 28 September, 2022

Topic: NCRB

India saw 181 terror attacks in 2021, 113 from ‘jihadi terrorists’ shows NCRB data

Deaths in attacks by 'jihadi terrorist' have dropped since 2017 — 85 to 39 — when term was 1st introduced in NCRB data. 17 civilians & 22 security personnel died in these attacks last year. 

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.

Maharashtra leads states in IPC crimes, 2021, tailed by UP; Delhi top city, says NCRB

Out of the 19 metropolitan cities, Delhi has the worst record in terms of IPC crimes. It accounts for 45% of all IPC crimes in these 19 metropolitan cities.

Don’t single out Punjab for gun violence. Data tells a different story

Pegged to the population, Punjab has low incidents of crimes reported under arms and explosives related matters.

Suicide set to become leading cause of death in Indian women. And NRCB won’t tell you that

In 'Life Interrupted', the authors go behind the scenes of the suicide crisis in India, showing that women form the bottom rung of it.

You’d think animal cruelty would invite harsh punishment. Nope, just Rs 50 — blame PCA Act

In the UAE, individuals found guilty of abusing animals can be jailed for life and/or fined 1 million dirhams. In India, just Rs 50.

NCRB stopped collecting data on lynching, hate crime as it was ‘unreliable’, govt tells LS

The National Crime Records Bureau discontinued collecting hate crime data after 2017, and the term ‘anti-national’ is not defined in law, the government told Parliament Tuesday.

No data on people injured, killed by vigilante groups & mobs in India, Modi govt tells RS

Speaking in Parliament, MoS Nityanand Rai said the Centre has generated public awareness via audio-visual media & issued advisories to states/UTs to curb the incidents of mob lynching.

Many more people commit suicide due to bad marriage than divorce, NCRB data shows

NCRB's Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India report shows there were over 37,000 suicides for marriage-related reasons from 2016 to 2020, but only 7% of them were due to divorce.

More businesspeople died of suicide than farmers in 2020, shows NCRB data

NCRB data shows 11,716 businesspersons died of suicide in 2020, while farmer suicides stood at 10,677, which is around 1,039 cases fewer.

On Camera


The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.