National Crime Records Bureau: News

23 Oct 2023


Delhi Police probing human trafficking angle in Swiss woman's murder

The Delhi Police is reportedly exploring the "human trafficking angle" in the murder of 30-year-old Swiss woman Nina Berger, whose body was found in Delhi's Tilak Nagar area last week, NDTV reported.

27 Sep 2023


MP: 12-year-old girl raped, shooed away when sought help

In a shocking incident, a 12-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by some unidentified persons in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, was shooed away when she approached locals for help.

Supreme Court rejects PIL seeking National Commission for Men

The Supreme Court has rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking the framing of guidelines to deal with incidents of suicide by married men and the establishment of a "National Commission for Men" to address such issues.

23 May 2023

Tihar Jail

Delhi: 26-year-old convict dies by suicide in Tihar Jail 

Hours after his conviction, a 26-year-old inmate in Delhi's Tihar Jail allegedly hanged himself inside the prison complex on Monday evening, reported the Hindustan Times.

13 Apr 2023

Indian Penal Code

Women killed husbands every 32 hours in 2022: Report

The demand for gender-neutral laws for domestic violence is gaining momentum amid recent media reports of women murdering their husbands.

12 Mar 2023


Punjab: 2,000 arms licenses canceled including those of Khalistani supporters 

The Aam Aadmi Party-led (AAP) Punjab government has canceled at least 2,000 arms licenses so far and tightened arms regulations in a bid to crack down on the "gun culture" in the state.

01 Feb 2023


Bengaluru shocker: Man rapes, murders girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter; arrested

In a shocking incident that came to the fore in Bengaluru, Karnataka, a three-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by her mother's boyfriend on Tuesday, NDTV reported.

21 Dec 2022


Manipur: 15 students feared dead as bus carrying them overturns

At least 15 students were feared dead when a bus carrying them overturned in the Noney district of Manipur on Wednesday.

14 Dec 2022


UP: Doctor kills wife, cremates body 400 kilometers away; arrested

A horrific case of murder has come to the fore in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri after the police arrested an ayurvedic doctor for allegedly killing his wife Vandana, also a doctor.

11 Dec 2022


Maharashtra: Toddler thrown out of moving cab dies; mother molested

In a horrific incident, a toddler died after being thrown out of a moving cab while her mother was molested inside the car in Maharashtra's Palghar district.

08 Dec 2022


Mumbai: Man murders mother over dispute, dumps body in river

In what can be described as a shocking incident, a Mumbai man reportedly murdered his mother by hitting her on the head with a baseball bat over a property dispute.

Crackdown on child pornography: CBI raids 56 locations across India

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday carried out multiple raids across 20 states in connection with two online child pornography cases.

26 Nov 2021

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 4 members of Dalit family found dead in Prayagraj

Four members of a family were found murdered at their home in Prayagraj district, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. They belonged to a Scheduled Caste.

15 Nov 2021


16-year-old raped by 400 people, including cop, in Maharashtra

A 16-year-old married girl was allegedly raped by some 400 people over the past six months in Beed district of Maharashtra, reports said.

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.

Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed jailed for 17 months: Here's why

Former Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed has been sentenced to 17 months in prison at Manchester Crown Court.

23 Jan 2020


Maharashtra: Class-12 boy commits suicide after sexual abuse, 14 arrested

In a terrible incident that will make you sick, a Class 12 boy committed suicide in Maharashtra after being sodomized by fellow students and staff of the hostel he was residing in.

15 Jan 2020


Madhya Pradesh: Three minors held for gang-rape of eight-year-old

An eight-year-old girl was gang-raped in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday, allegedly by three minors, including two brothers.

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.

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.

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

Indian Railways

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

Uttar Pradesh

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

Nana Patekar

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.

12 Sep 2018

British Airways

#BritishAirwaysHack: All it took was 22 lines of code

Following a massive security breach that left the data of 380,000 British Airways customers compromised, cybersecurity firm RiskIQ has now found that it took hackers a mere 22 lines of code to steal the data.

07 Sep 2018

British Airways

British Airways hacked with details of 380,000 bank cards stolen

British Airways said that the personal and financial details of customers who made bookings between August 21 and September 5 had been stolen in a data breach involving as many as 380,000 bank cards.

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Aadhaar Card

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

Crime Against Women

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

Aadhaar Card

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

Delhi Police

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?

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

Crime Against Women

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.

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

Sexual Assault

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

Narendra Modi

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Lok Sabha

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.

26 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

Former Karate World Champion to teach self-defense to Meghalaya girls

Taking a cue from the Delhi Police model of self-defense program for girls, West Khasi Hills (WKH) district authorities in Meghalaya have appointed former Karate World Champion Linza F Syiem to train school girls to fight against sexual harassment.

25 Mar 2018

West Bengal

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

Crime Against Women

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.

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.

06 Mar 2018


Internet giants Facebook, Google profiting from 'pop-up' brothels: Report

Internet giants Google and Facebook have been accused by the Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) for profiting from 'pop-up' brothels running on their platforms.

23 Feb 2018


18-year-old Dalit girl burnt to death in Unnao

An 18-year-old Dalit girl was set ablaze yesterday by unidentified men in UP's Unnao.

05 Feb 2018


3,400 Bihari bachelors kidnapped in 2017 for forced marriage

Those unfamiliar with Pakadua Vivah might find it shocking, but it isn't uncommon in Bihar to kidnap a man and force him to get married at gunpoint.

22 Jan 2018


Nagpur man arrested for raping minor daughter for three years

A 45-year-old man, who works as a school peon, has been arrested in Nagpur for allegedly raping his 13-year-old daughter for the last three years.

21 Jan 2018


Death sentence of rapists of girls below 12, says CM

After Madhya Pradesh, Haryana is now considering implementing the death sentence for sexual abusers of minors younger than 12 years.

28 Dec 2017


India to soon roll out new law against human trafficking

India will soon introduce a new anti-trafficking law, that proposes 10-year jail for violators engaged in "aggravated forms" and life imprisonment for repeat offenders.

23 Dec 2017

Road Accidents

Drunk drivers causing death may get 7yrs in prison

Causing death by drunk-driving may soon land people in prison for up to seven years.

13 Dec 2017


Dear I&B Ministry, not every condom ad is vulgar

At a time when the noise around condom use should be louder than ever, the I&B Ministry silenced it completely.

07 Dec 2017


Haryana teen kidnaps 5-year-old, drowns her in water tub

In a disturbing incident, a 16-year-old boy in Haryana allegedly kidnapped a five-year-old girl, daughter of an acquaintance, and killed her by drowning her in a water tub.

07 Dec 2017


Delhi: 87-year-old arrested for sexually assaulting 8-year-old girl

In a horrific case, an 87-year-old man in Delhi lured an eight-year-old girl into a desolated spot and sexually assaulted her.

22 Nov 2017


Aadhaar-based verification at airports from next year

From 2018, passengers flying out of the Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Vijayawada airports will be able to enjoy paperless travel if they link their tickets to Aadhaar.

16 Nov 2017


Bengaluru teen abducted, gang-raped for 10 days; four arrested

A teen girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped at a lodge in Bengaluru for 10 days, city police revealed on Wednesday.