According to NCRB data, Delhi Police recorded 459 cases of murder till November 15 this year which were 439 in 2018 during the same period.
The drive aims to highlight the role of common people and the application of DNA forensics in expediting India’s criminal justice system in sexual offence and rape cases.
Keshav Prasad Maurya was reacting to Priyanka Gandhi's recent remark that the state topped crime against women.
The Ministry issued a list of 13 parameters or crime heads which consisted of vague or unreliable data.
Out of the total 82 murders by the Maoists, as many as 72 were killed in Chhattisgarh alone.
The women were kidnapped for marriage, sex trafficking or had eloped/left homes by their own will. Some women had left home after being scolded by parents over petty issues.
The number of rail accident cases stood at 84. The total number of cases registered by GRP was 10.42 lakh while the number of people affected was 10.89 lakh.
As many as 100 people died in custody in 2017, recording a jump to the previous year when 92 people died in such circumstances.
The number of atrocities committed against Dalits across the country during the year 2017 has gone up, according to the latest NCRB data.
Overall crime against women in the country grew by nearly 6 per cent between 2016-17 while there was a jump of over 20 per cent in crime against children in a year.