National Crime Records Bureau

  • Crime in Delhi in upward trend; 1,636 rapes, 517 murders July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Crime in Delhi saw an upward trend when it comes to incidents like rape, murder and abduction with over 1,600 rape cases reported in 2013, more than double the previous year. According to a report of National Crime Records Bureau, 1,636 cases of rape were register in the national...
  • Drug trafficking: Kanpur, Kota in the top 5 cities; Ranchi, Aurangabad least affected June 23, 2014

    According to data from the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB), out of over 50 Indian cities which reported the maximum cases of drug trafficking in 2012, Kanpur stands at the second position while Kota is at the fourth spot. Citing comprehensive data available for 2012, the NCRB said Mumbai registered the...
  • NGO demands for 'Ministry of Men's Welfare' November 17, 2013

    With a large number of men falling victim to "gender-biased laws", an organisation fighting for "male rights" demanded on Sunday that a "Ministry of Men's Welfare" be set up to look into long neglected issues that affect them. Quoting National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, men's rights organisation Hridaya said a...
  • Crime map of India October 17, 2013

    Often statistics tell a different story from what we perceive and this crime map of India is an example. While statistics may not necessarily be able to tell the whole truth, but they do give an insight into aspects that would have been otherwise overlooked. The crime statistics available with...
  • Cases of married men committing suicide on the rise: Report October 3, 2013

    Kolkata: Every nine minutes a married man commits suicide in India due to alleged misuse of section 498a of IPC against them, taking the toll to around a whopping 64,000 every year, says a report. "National Crime Records Bureau statistics reveal more incidences of suicide by married men than by...
  • Every hour an Indian woman dies over dowry: Report September 1, 2013

    New Delhi: One woman dies every hour due to dowry related reasons on an average in the country, which has seen a steady rise in such cases between 2007 and 2011, according to official data. National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) figures state that 8,233 dowry deaths were reported in 2012 from various...
  • Kolkata 3rd most unsafe city preceded by Delhi, Bangalore: Crime data June 12, 2013

    Kolkata: New data with the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) shows West Bengal has the highest incidence of crimes against women. The data shows that 30,942 incidents of crime against women were reported in the state - the highest in the country. According to the data, Kolkata is the third most...
  • 'Rape map' of India January 4, 2013

    Rape statistics from National Crime Records Bureau's Crime in India 2011 report plotted on an interactive map of India. Hover over the map for detailed stats. ...
  • Govt to prepare database of rape convicts December 27, 2012

    New Delhi: In an attempt to name and shame rapists, the government has decided to prepare a data base of all rape convicts across the country and their photographs, names and addresses would be made public. Minister of State for Home RPN Singh said he has directed the National Crime...
  • 93 per cent of women are raped by people known to them December 20, 2012

    New Delhi: It has long been claimed by women's rights groups and gender equality campaigners. And now the data released by the National Crime Records Bureau for 2011 has validated it. In India, a victim of rape is more likely to be assaulted by someone known to her from before....
  • West Bengal tops states in crime against women August 8, 2012

    New Delhi: West Bengal has topped the list of states that registered the maximum number of crimes against women last year, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday. "West Bengal recorded 29,133 cases of crime against women. The highest number of cases registered among 28 states in 2011," Jitendra Singh, minister of...
  • Guwahati molestation just the tip of the iceberg July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: As the nation tries to come to terms with the shocking molestation of a minor girl in Guwahati who was also beaten by her molesters, national crime statistics show a rise in incidences of crime against women. According to the Union ministry of home affairs' compendium on crime...
  • Kerala tops obscene postings list on Internet July 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Kerala is the most literate state in the country but when it comes to posting obscene articles or photos on the Internet, people from God's own country seem to be also on top, if one goes by government data. 27 per cent (136) of the 496 cases of...
  • 'Most abandoned, abused children in Maharashtra' November 11, 2011

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court may have said our children are our greatest national asset, but these abandoned children at a child protection home in Mumbai tell a different story. Superintendent, Bal Asha Trust Madhavi Karandikar said, "Many of them are brought from different parts of the country, or just come on...
  • Bangalore is the suicide capital of India: Report October 27, 2011

    New Delhi: India's Silicon Valley Bangalore is by far the suicide capital of the country with 1,778 cases reported, according to the crime statistics for 2010 published by the National Crime Records Bureau. The figures show that 70 per cent of those who commit suicide in the country are married and...
  • No fingerprint records of Dawood with Maha Police June 20, 2011

    Gwalior: Maharashtra Police has no records of India's most wanted underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's fingerprints, despite the fact that he was in its custody several times in the past, a top police officer has said. "Though Dawood Ibrahim was in the custody of Maharashtra Police number of times, it doesn't have...
  • Castration for rapist? Many women don't agree May 4, 2011

    New Delhi: The capital reported 489 cases of rape last year and the figure for Mumbai was 189. Little surprise then that a court's suggestion of surgical and chemical castration for rapists has found favour with some Indian women. However, there are just as many who feel it will not...
  • BSP rules, but UP top state in crimes against SCs, STs January 2, 2009

    New Delhi: Crimes against the weakest sections of the society rose in 2007 for the third year running, with Uttar Pradesh topping the number of atrocities against Scheduled Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) members, official data shows. The Crime in 2007 report of the central government's National Crime Record Bureau...
  • 63,000 complaints against cops and number rising June 10, 2008

    New Delhi: The Police in India, also the guardians of law are now often found on the wrong side of the law. The National Crime Records Bureau reports 62,822 complaints were filed against policemen across the country in 2006 and cases were registered in 13,546 of them and the figure...
  • Delhi stays crime capital, UP tops in violence January 1, 2008

    New Delhi: Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore account for almost 34 percent of all crimes in 35 major cities country, says a new police report Delhi occupies the top slot among 35 ‘mega’ cities with the largest number of crimes—a notoriety it has earned for five years in a row. Crime in...
  • Mulayam's UP tops crime chart June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: The brutish killings in Nithari are not the first criminal acts that have put a question mark over the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh. A few months ago the state was in news for the wrong reason when Mehar Bhargava, wife of a senior politician, was fatally...
  • Dalit oppression, a dark reality November 12, 2006

    New Delhi: After four members of a Dalit family in Maharashtra were killed by upper-caste villagers, it took the government more than a month to take action against the accused. But it is not a case in isolation. Amuda was raped for a piece of land in Tamil Nadu. Krishnamma...