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Why children conflict with law and order

Assertion of identity, albeit negative in the absence of positive stimulus and hope for the future, is one of the biggest reasons why young minds indulge in crime.

published on : 24th December 2022
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Supreme Court to examine right of prisoners to cast vote

The plea states that the provision is disproportionate, unreasonable, and discriminatory since the impugned provision uses confinement as the yardstick for disenfranchisement.

published on : 1st November 2022
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Every third crime against children relates to sexual offences: NCRB

Delhi topped the list among the Union Territories with 7,783 crimes against children registered in 2021, while Nagaland registered the lowest number of crimes against children.

published on : 30th October 2022
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3,600 students died by suicide from 2014 to 2021: NCRB

In last 8-10 years, stress in adolescents has risen due to the study pattern, family issues and the easy availability of intoxicants, says report

published on : 17th October 2022
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Kochi third in number of crimes per lakh people among 19 Indian cities

Though the crime rate per lakh population is high in Kochi, the rate of serious crimes under IPC is less in the city.

published on : 20th September 2022
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‘Judicial reforms needed to decongest prisons’: Activists on latest NCRB data

The number of total inmates in prisons across India stands at 5,54,034, out of which 77 per cent constitute undertrials, marking a 15 per cent increase from the previous year.

published on : 12th September 2022
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Extortion highest in Nagaland, tribal body calls it ‘loyalty tax’  

Meanwhile, in stark contrast to extortion, the number of cognisable crimes in the state was the lowest among the states – 67.2 persons per 1 lakh population, according to the latest report by NCRB.

published on : 8th September 2022
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‘Delhi jails filled with 3 times capacity’: NCRB data

With a total capacity of 9,346 inmates, Delhi’s central jails have the highest occupancy rate of 189.8% in the nation, housing 17,736 inmates  two people living in each cell.

published on : 7th September 2022
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Men are more prone to suicide than women, reveals NCRB data

Across the country, a man commits suicide every 4.45 minutes while a woman every 9 minutes apparently creates speculations on who is more vulnerable.

published on : 6th September 2022
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Sharp rise in drug and alcohol-related suicides in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh reported 571 deaths related to drug abuse and alcohol addiction in 2021 as against 385 in 2020.

published on : 6th September 2022
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India lodged over 1.64 lakh suicides in 2021, highest ever in a calendar year: NCRB data

A sharp rise in such deaths has been noticed in 2020 and 2021 as compared to years before the covid-19 pandemic outbreak, the data suggested.

published on : 5th September 2022
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Vizag reports 104 per cent rise in road accidents in 2021

The annual report stated that AP has reported a total of 22,311 traffic accidents in the year 2021 and observed a 20.4% increase in the number of cases filed compared to 2020.

published on : 5th September 2022
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Focus back on road crash deaths after Cyrus Mistry's accident; Over 1.55 lakh lives lost in 2021

The data showed a majority (59.7 per cent) of the road accidents were due to over-speeding, accounting for 87,050 deaths and injuries to 2.28 lakh persons.

published on : 4th September 2022
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Suicides in India on rise, most dying by hanging: NCRB

In 2019-21, around 4.7 crore, including more than 17.56 lakh women, ended their life by taking recourse to various means to commit suicide in the 54 years for which records are available with NCRB.

published on : 2nd September 2022
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‘POCSO judgements should be reviewed’: OSCPCR chairperson

The cases and judgements need to be reviewed to find out gaps and challenges in addressing the issue, said Chairperson of OSCPCR Sadhyabati Pradhan.

published on : 2nd September 2022
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Odisha reports zero custodial deaths last year: NCRB report

Gujarat recorded the maximum deaths (22) in this category, followed by Maharashtra (15)

published on : 2nd September 2022
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Delhi most unsafe for senior citizens, 27 per cent of crimes against elderly in city: Report 

Moreover, the national capital has also witnessed a 28.69 per cent surge in crime against senior citizens in 2021 as compared to the previous year with 1,166 cases registered by the police.

published on : 1st September 2022
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BJP slams Odisha State govt over rise in crime against women

The State government has miserably failed to check the increasing atrocity against people belonging to scheduled categories.

published on : 1st September 2022
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Odisha reports only one wildlife offence: NCRB report

However, registration of only one offence in the State under Wildlife Protection Act in the year has surprised the wildlife conservationists.

published on : 1st September 2022
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'Rajasthan government must take steps to curb rise in rape cases': Pilot on NCRB report

According to the NCRB report, of the total 31,677 rape cases registered across the country last year, 6,337 were reported in Rajasthan, followed by 2,845 in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 31st August 2022
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