Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: NCRB

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.

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.

Assam, Manipur, UP record highest no. of cases of sedition & under UAPA, NCRB data shows

In the overall number of cases registered under 'Offences against State', however, there was a decline — 5,613 cases in 2020 against 7,656 cases in 2019.

Crimes against SC/STs saw rise of over 9% in 2020, but crimes against women decline: NCRB data

Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar recorded the highest rate of crimes against SCs. Kerala, Rajasthan and Telangana recorded the highest rate of crimes against STs.

Gold smuggling to cyber-aided financial crimes: How 1991 reforms changed crime in India

While the 1991 reforms reduced one form of crime — gold smuggling — they brought other challenges with the introduction of global technology and trade.

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.
Representational image of bottles of cooking oil at a store on the outskirts of New Delhi | Bloomberg

Why is your tadka getting more & more expensive? Blame India’s reliance on edible oil imports

Indians spending 14% more on edible oil compared to last year. Experts expect a cooldown if no shocks prevail, government says ‘situation under control’.


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.