National Crime Records Bureau Ncrb
West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.20

Torment survivor returns as rescuer

A woman from South 24-Parganas was rescued from a brothel in Pune’s Budhwar Peth area in February 2019.A year later, she was instrumental in helping a police team conduct a raid on the same place an...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.03.20

POCSO convictions: Time to plug gaps

According to data compiled by the National Crime Records Bureau, 39,827 cases were reported under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act in 2018, an 18 per cent jump over the previous yea...
By Hanif Qureshi and R. Rochin Chandra in

India  /  Published 05.02.20

233 people slapped with sedition charge in 2014-18: govt

As many as 233 people were slapped with the charge of sedition for their alleged anti-national activities -- the highest 37 each were registered in Assam and Jharkhand, in the last five years, the Raj...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 03.02.20

Illegal arms worry for Assam cops

Despite most militant groups in Assam having laid down arms over the last couple of years, the latest being the four NDFB factions, availability of arms among criminals continues to be a concern for s...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 23.01.20

Suicides a cry for help

Dying is both natural and inexorable. Under what circumstances, then, does death become a grave crisis? This question must be asked in the light of the recent data, published by the National Crime Rec...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 19.01.20

Dark realities of shelter homes

Among all the distinguishing markers of Indian culture, holding pride of place is the abuse of women and children. Their safety, rights and overall well-being are of such little consequence to the Sta...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 16.01.20

Clear pattern of rising rape and murders

It has long been believed that strict laws frighten criminals, with the public discourse in India generally having been in favour of capital punishment. But what does this fear of death do? For instan...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 14.01.20

Old law against sedition

There is often doubt nowadays, perhaps unfair ones, that the government is not being quite forthright regarding facts. So a section of the media had asked why the 2017 report of the National Crime Rec...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 12.01.20

Beneath 'safe' Calcutta

Even good news may hide a few paradoxes. The good news first. The National Crime Records Bureau report for 2018 shows that Calcutta is the safest city for the second year among metropolises with over ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 09.01.20

91 rapes on average daily in India in 2018: NCRB

Eighty murders, 289 kidnappings and 91 rapes were reported on average every single day across the country in 2018, according to the latest data by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).Altogether, ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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