16 Oct 2020
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
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
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
In India, the poorest seem more likely to take their own lives, government data has revealed.
17 Dec 2019
Acid attacks are the most horrendous and gruesome crimes that not only cause physical trauma but emotional and psychological trauma to victims.
27 Dec 2018
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.
31 Oct 2018
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
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
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.
16 Aug 2018
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 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 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
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
If you're wondering if there's any place safe for women anymore, India's northeast might surprise you.
06 Jul 2018
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
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
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
It's time for summer holidays. Why not learn self defense tricks and that too, for free?
27 Apr 2018
The unseasonal lightning strikes in Andhra Pradesh have killed nine people, including a nine-year-old girl, since Tuesday.
22 Apr 2018
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
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
The Cabinet on Saturday cleared the ordinance seeking death penalty for those raping children under 12.
18 Apr 2018
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.
14 Apr 2018
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
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
Does 'Humari betiyon ko suraksha naa de paane wale logon, janta maaf nai karegi' ring a bell?
03 Apr 2018
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
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
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.
18 Mar 2018
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
The Haryana Assembly passed a bill yesterday approving death penalty for rapists of girls aged 12 or below.
23 Feb 2018
An 18-year-old Dalit girl was set ablaze yesterday by unidentified men in UP's Unnao.
01 Feb 2018
India's biggest public lender, the State Bank of India, is introducing special credit cards for farmers, probably the first such product for the community.
22 Jan 2018
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
In a disturbing case, a four-year-old girl in Ludhiana was raped by her 13-year-old neighbor and his 12-year-old friend, students of Class 7 and 5.
21 Jan 2018
After Madhya Pradesh, Haryana is now considering implementing the death sentence for sexual abusers of minors younger than 12 years.
09 Jan 2018
Bootleggers dealing in illicit liquor might soon face the death penalty or life imprisonment in Uttar Pradesh after the governor cleared a bill for the same.
23 Dec 2017
Causing death by drunk-driving may soon land people in prison for up to seven years.
13 Dec 2017
At a time when the noise around condom use should be louder than ever, the I&B Ministry silenced it completely.
07 Dec 2017
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.