National Crime Records Bureau
North East  /  Published 19.11.19

Child abuse worry in Assam

Assam has the second highest cases of child torture in the country, after Madhya Pradesh.A report was released on Tuesday by the National Campaign Against Torture (NCAT) in New Delhi which said 96 chi...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 18.07.19

Involving the community to tackle human trafficking

By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 14.09.19

On the train: Fight for space, also fight cockroaches

Sir — A picture of a passenger lying underneath airplane seats has gone viral on social media. The thought of cramped aircraft seats is enough for one to sympathize with this passenger. But in crowd...
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 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


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 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

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.19

Achieving balance in the law in an imbalanced society

When societies display imbalance, it is not always easy to reach perfect balance in the law against it. An example is the controversy surrounding the anti-dowry law. The complaint of murder for dowry ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 13.10.19

Mohan Bhagwat's strange claim

Sir — It was quite amusing to read the statement made by the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Mohan Bhagwat, claiming that the word, ‘lynching’, has no Indian origin and that some acts ...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.18

Trafficking survivors in postcard plea to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Trafficking and acid attack survivors from across Bengal sent 2,000 postcards to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, requesting him to ensure that the anti-human trafficking bill is passed during...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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