National Crime Records Bureau
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
11 Jan 2018
Yogi's 'Dabangg' UP: 921 encounters, 33 deaths in 10 months
After Yogi's ascent as CM, UP police officials have become truly "Dabangg." They might as well give Chulbul Pandey a run for his money.
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.
01 Dec 2017
Delhi, UP retain tag of 'most unsafe places' for women
Delhi, India's 'rape capital', shows no signs of improvement. According to NCRB, the city witnessed 15,310 crimes against women last year, the highest in urban India.
24 Nov 2017
Trying to sell minor, men call Delhi Police by mistake
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.
21 Nov 2017
Rape survivor's testimony can be accepted without corroboration: Delhi HC
The Delhi High Court on Monday announced that a rape survivor's testimony can be accepted as enough proof for conviction, especially if the rapist is her father.
04 Nov 2017
927 children were raped in Delhi in 2015
We know Delhi is unsafe for women and children. But just how unsafe?
09 Oct 2017
Soon, use Aadhaar to check in at Bengaluru Airport
Aadhaar-enabled screening at airports will soon be a reality, and if things go according to plans, Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport will lead the new system.
29 Sep 2017
Rajasthan: Delhi woman raped by 23 men in Bikaner
In a horrific incident, a 28-year-old Delhi woman was brutally raped by 23 men after being allegedly abducted from the outskirts of Bikaner.
27 Sep 2017
Madhya Pradesh: 10-year-old girl's molestation caught on CCTV; two arrested
In a shocking incident, a 10-year-old girl was groped and molested by a man in broad daylight at an apartment complex in Sadar Bazaar of Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri.
16 Sep 2017
The Blue Whale challenge: Fact or fiction?
Since months, it has been alleged that the 'Blue Whale Challenge' has been preying on youths. Many suicides in India have been attributed to this game.
15 Sep 2017
Now, Rajasthan may waive farm loans up to Rs. 50,000
Rajasthan may waive farmers' loans following a 13-day farmer protest in the state.
30 Jun 2017
Byculla riots: Behind Indrani Mukerjea's 'protesting', a horrific truth
Indrani Mukerjea shot to notoriety in 2015. A woman, married to her third husband, had murdered her daughter from her first husband, because she was dating her present step-son. What!
23 Jun 2017
Why do so many IITians commit suicide?
During January-April 2017, there were four suicides at the prestigious IITs, three at Kharagpur.
18 Jun 2017
Two civilians died in police firing each week during 2009-2015
At least 7 farmers in MP died when police opened fire at protesters in Mandsaur.
15 Jun 2017
How economically prudent are farm loan waivers?
Triggered by factors including bad monsoons, farmers across India have been demanding waiver of farm loans from the government.
09 Jun 2017
AAP leaders will be arrested if they enter Mandsaur: Police
MP Police declared that no outsiders, including AAP leaders, will be allowed to enter violence-ravaged Mandsaur during the curfew relaxation hours.
08 Jun 2017
MP farmers' protest- Rahul Gandhi arrested at Neemuch
Rahul Gandhi was arrested at Neemuch under Section 151 while he was trying to enter violence-hit Mandsaur.
08 Jun 2017
MP- Violent farmers' protest expand to more places
MP's violent farmers' protests have swelled out of Mandsaur to at least six other districts. Vehicles, petrol pumps, shops and more were burnt. Rioting and stone-pelting were reported. Rail tracks were uprooted and roads blocked.
07 Jun 2017
MP farmers' agitation: Death toll rises, five dead
The death toll in the MP farmers' agitation rose to five after police opened fire on protesters.
15 May 2017
Can prisons help prepare for the outside world?
The National Crime Records Bureau published astonishing findings in their latest survey on India's prison system.