National Crime Records Bureau
17 Nov 2020
CBI arrests UP government engineer for sexually abusing 50 children
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a junior engineer working in the irrigation department of the Uttar Pradesh government for the alleged sexual abuse of children.
16 Oct 2020
Wife's picture circulated as Hathras victim: Man tells Delhi HC
A man has approached the Delhi High Court alleging his dead wife's photo was being circulated, depicting her as the victim of Hathras case, prompting the bench to pass orders to the Centre.
06 Sep 2020
Suicides by daily-wage earners on the rise; 23% in 2019
Almost a quarter of all suicides recorded in 2019 involved daily-wage earners, the recently released report published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) showed.
18 Feb 2020
UP shocker: Cousin rapes five-month-old infant, she dies later
In a gut-wrenching incident, a baby, who was merely five months old, was raped in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, allegedly by her 25-year-old cousin.
10 Jan 2020
India's lowest income bracket recorded 66% of all 2018 suicides
In India, the poorest seem more likely to take their own lives, government data has revealed.
17 Dec 2019
Inspiring stories of five acid attack survivors to know about
Acid attacks are the most horrendous and gruesome crimes that not only cause physical trauma but emotional and psychological trauma to victims.
21 Apr 2019
MHA distributes special kits to help probe sexual assault cases
Over 3,100 special kits for collecting blood and semen samples, besides other evidence, to carry out immediate investigations into sexual assault cases have been distributed among States and Union Territories by the Home Affairs Ministry.
12 Mar 2019
Gurugram: Cab driver offers lift to 15-year-old, rapes her
In a horrifying incident, a 15-year-old was allegedly raped by a cab driver on Saturday night after he offered her lift from IFFCO Chowk to Mahipalpur, Delhi.
27 Dec 2018
Railways develops AI-powered robot to help identify faults in trains
To eliminate human errors and improve the safety of trains, the Central Railways has developed an AI-powered robot that can take pictures and record videos of the undergears of trains to help engineers identify faults.
17 Nov 2018
UP man kills wife over dowry, given 10 years imprisonment
A fast-track court in Muzaffarnagar has sentenced a man to 10 years' imprisonment for killing his wife over dowry in 2013.
31 Oct 2018
Why the government can't stop Indians from watching porn
Despite India being one of the most prolific consumers of porn, the Indian government hasn't had the most friendliest of relationships with adult content.
21 Oct 2018
Amritsar train tragedy adds to India's lakhs of avoidable deaths
Much has been said about the Amritsar train tragedy, but what remains crystal clear is that the accident could have been easily avoided.
28 Sep 2018
Why don't victims of sexual abuse speak up?
After Tanushree Dutta alleged Nana Patekar of sexual harassment, some 10 years later after the incident, everyone is questioning her- if she's actually telling the truth or if this allegation marks her comeback in the limelight.
18 Sep 2018
16-year-old molested at Dehradun school: Where are we heading to?
A 16-year-old student was allegedly raped at her Dehradun boarding school last month, on August 14, by her four classmates, said the police on Monday.
16 Aug 2018
Campaign launched to create awareness among children to identify sexual-abuse
Amnesty International India today launched a new campaign aimed at creating awareness among children to help them identify sexual abuse.
15 Aug 2018
MP, 'role model' in dealing with rapes of minors: CM
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said the state has become a "role model" in dealing with rape cases of minors.
11 Aug 2018
Children in shelter-homes get Aadhaar linked to 'Track Child' portal
Aadhaar cards of over 30,000 children living in child care institutions have been linked to "Track Child" portal in a bid to bolster the information base on the number of children under institutional care amid reports of children going missing from shelter homes.
07 Aug 2018
Govt collected fake notes with face value Rs. 13.87cr post-demonetization
Fake notes with a face value of Rs. 13.87cr were seized in states bordering Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh from November 09, 2016 till June 30, 2018 post-demonetization, as per NCRB data, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir informed Lok Sabha.
09 Jul 2018
Looking for safe places for women? Look to India's northeast!
If you're wondering if there's any place safe for women anymore, India's northeast might surprise you.
06 Jul 2018
Unnao: Three men drag, molest woman as another shoots video
Cops in Unnao, UP have launched a manhunt after a video surfaced of three men molesting a woman while another records it.
22 Jun 2018
NCRB demands access to Aadhaar data, government says "will try"
Even as the SC continues hearing a case against Aadhaar, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) Director Ish Kumar has said police needed to be given "limited access" to Aadhaar for the purpose of identification.
02 Jun 2018
Attempting suicide is no longer a criminal offense in India
On May 29, Union Health Ministry notified Mental Healthcare Act, 2017, that decriminalizes suicide attempt in India. The law was passed in Parliament, a year ago.
05 May 2018
Equip yourself with self-defense tricks for free at Delhi-Police camps
It's time for summer holidays. Why not learn self defense tricks and that too, for free?
27 Apr 2018
Unseasonal lightning strikes kill 9 in Andhra Pradesh
The unseasonal lightning strikes in Andhra Pradesh have killed nine people, including a nine-year-old girl, since Tuesday.
22 Apr 2018
President signs ordinance to allow death penalty for child rapists
A day after the Cabinet approved an ordinance recommending death penalty for rapists of children below 12, President Ram Nath Kovind has signed the amendment to the POCSO Act.
21 Apr 2018
Central government to maintain national database of sex offenders
In a bid to curb growing sex crimes in the country, the Narendra Modi government is planning to maintain a national database of sex offenders, so that data can be easily shared among authorities for tracking, monitoring, and investigation.
21 Apr 2018
Death penalty for child rapists: Modi Cabinet approves Ordinance
The Cabinet on Saturday cleared the ordinance seeking death penalty for those raping children under 12.
20 Apr 2018
Two more minors raped, murdered at weddings in UP, Chhattisgarh
A minor girl was raped and killed at a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Thursday, just three days after an eerily similar incident caused massive public outrage.
18 Apr 2018
Four new police stations, 186 cops to fight Mumbai's cybercrime
To fight Mumbai's rapidly increasing cyber crime cases, four dedicated police stations, one for each zone: Central, South, Eastern, Western and North, will be opened soon, Mumbai police ACP announced yesterday.
18 Apr 2018
Another minor raped and murdered, this time in UP's Etah
As India continues to simmer in the wake of the horrific rape-and-murders of minors in Kathua and Surat, another girl, 7 years old, was brutally raped and killed during a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Tuesday.
14 Apr 2018
Kathua, Unnao: Has anything changed for India's women since Nirbhaya?
On December 16, 2012, a paramedical student was brutally gang-raped on a bus in Delhi, an incident that forced India to confront the horrors of gender-based sexual violence prevalent in the country.
13 Apr 2018
Kathua-rape: Center mulls death-penalty for rapists of minors under 12
The Center is mulling the death penalty for rape of minors aged under 12, Women and Child Development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi said.
13 Apr 2018
Dear Modiji, don't you forget, 'Janta Maaf Nahi Karegi'
Does 'Humari betiyon ko suraksha naa de paane wale logon, janta maaf nai karegi' ring a bell?
05 Apr 2018
MP: Raped minor carries foetus in bag to register complaint
In a shocking and inhumane incident, a 16-year-old Dalit minor took her foetus in a bag to register police complaint, in Satna, Madhya Pradesh.
03 Apr 2018
Over 47,000 crime cases under SC/ST Act in 2016: Government
As many as 47,338 cases of crime against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes were registered across the country in 2016, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
25 Mar 2018
After 7,004 crimes against children in 2016, WB gears up
The latest data of National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) revealed that West Bengal had registered 7,004 crimes against children in 2016, the fifth highest in the country.
20 Mar 2018
Bengaluru: Friend allegedly forces woman to drink, then rapes her
A 21-year-old Bengaluru student has alleged she was raped by a friend, who forced her to drink and then took her to his HSR Layout flat after she fell semi-unconscious.
19 Mar 2018
Martyrs of Marriage: Film on anti-dowry law now on Netflix
Martyrs of Marriage, a 2016 documentary film by Deepika Bhardwaj, that explores the evils of India's anti-dowry law - IPC Section 498A - is now streaming on Netflix.
18 Mar 2018
Yamuna-Expressway: Three AIIMS doctors on birthday trip died in accident
Three AIIMS doctors were killed and three others critically injured, along with the driver, when their car rammed into a mini-truck on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura this morning.
16 Mar 2018
Haryana approves death penalty for rapists of girls below 12
The Haryana Assembly passed a bill yesterday approving death penalty for rapists of girls aged 12 or below.