National Crime Records Bureau
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

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

India  /  Published 22.10.19

NCRB finds lynching, honour killing data 'vague'

The National Crime Records Bureau's 2017 Crime in India report that was published after a year's delay left out hate crime and lynchings because it found the available data on it “unreliable” and ...
By in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.10.18

Broken family takes toll on young minds

An increasing number of youngsters are turning mental wrecks because of various psychological disorders on account of broken families and this is resulting in an increase in crimes, violence and immor...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.19

Gender-wise data on child sexual abuse: a step forward

Society’s values are riddled with contradictions. Since it is an established fact that women — and girls — are at the receiving end of violent sexual abuse and oppression, the institutional focu...
By The Editorial Board in


India  /  Published 24.07.19

Haze shrouds riot data

The Centre told Parliament on Wednesday that communal violence had shown a “declining trend” in recent years while admitting the National Crime Records Bureau had stopped compiling such data since...
By Our Special Correspondent 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

India  /  Published 05.01.19

Anti-trafficking bill nudge to PM

Victims of human trafficking have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing their support to the anti-trafficking bill and hoping for its early passage in the Rajya Sabha.The Lok Sabha had p...
By PTI in New Delhi

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 07.12.19

Let there be blood

Democracy is a celebration of the will of the people. What prevents democracy from degenerating into a state where the will of the mob — an irate, unprincipled collective — reigns supreme is the r...
By The Editorial Board in


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