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National Crime Records Bureau

Indian jails are massively overcrowded and understaffed, reveals NCRB report

According to the data, the sanctioned strength of jail staff was 87,599, while the actual strength was 60,787 by the end of 2019

30 Aug 2020 2:59 PM

Creating meaningful livelihood for all the greatest challenge

India has witnessed a relatively high aggregate economic growth, but also abounds in persistent and endemic deprivation and deep social failures.

06 Feb 2020 2:28 AM

Group clashes highest in city jails for 3 yrs in a row

In the year 2015, over 59 percent incidents of clashes and group clashes took place inside the prisons of national capital.

27 Jun 2019 1:18 AM

Killer exams

As the board exam results are announced, cases of youngsters being depressed and committing suicide surface.

22 Apr 2019 11:19 PM

The End of Innocence

Yet another case of sexual abuse surfaces at a premier pre-school.

20 Apr 2019 12:20 AM


End negativity, not life

Suicide prevention needs to be taken seriously in a country where more than one lakh people kill themselves every year.

28 Sep 2018 5:42 AM

Can't take no for answer: Experts on stalking after Army Major wife murder

Stalking leads to more gruesome crimes when individual is unable to 'recognise boundary', says psychiatrist Nimesh Desai.

27 Jun 2018 9:08 AM

Govt plans registry of crimes against women

The NCRB functions under the administrative control of the ministry of home affairs. In 2015, as many as 34,651 cases of rape were registered.

22 May 2018 2:26 AM

Mumbai tops online fraud chart: NCRB

Cases that are often registered include phishing, online fraud, cheating, stalking on social media, email abuse, hacking and copyright violations.

18 Apr 2018 1:39 AM

Congress factions join hands against Centre, AAP government

The DPCC president also said that the government was claiming that 84 per cent households were getting power subsidy.

30 Mar 2018 7:12 AM


We don’t need judgments that blunt laws

The Indian law already has safeguards against the risk of false cases.

25 Mar 2018 12:13 AM

School children go online to save precious lives on roads

In India, a road accident takes place every minute and one person is killed every four minutes in a road mishap.

29 Jan 2018 1:27 AM

Juvenile crimes continue unabated

Parental neglect, lack of education and poverty forcing them into crime, say experts.

21 Jan 2018 6:26 AM

98 POCSO cases registered in a month, 41 solved

A total of 98 POCSO cases were registered in the city between Nov. 17 and December 17.

23 Dec 2017 2:50 AM

Police turn into statues during emergencies: Railway commuters

The metropolis accounts for 12.3 per cent of the total number of cases of crime registered against women in the country.

02 Dec 2017 2:13 AM


Mumbai third in cognisable crimes, but officials say population is a factor

Experts stated that with the help of electronic surveillance, the detection rate would also show improvement over time.

01 Dec 2017 1:17 AM

Maximum City tops India in cyber crime

City leads list with 980 of 4,172 cases seen in country.

01 Dec 2017 1:12 AM

Mumbai second most unsafe city for women

The IT city Bengaluru saw the third most cases of women-related offences with 3,412 cases registered by the local police.

01 Dec 2017 1:07 AM

Delhi most unsafe, tops crime chart among 19 major cities

Delhi has got dubious distinction of topping the list in cases of murder, kidnapping, abduction,juveniles in conflict and economic offences.

30 Nov 2017 4:51 PM

Joy ride: J'khand CM, friends on bikes without helmets in Ranchi

Not only Das but all his friends who are driving along with him are seen driving their two wheelers without helmets.

21 Oct 2017 5:10 PM