Misuse of pharmaceutical drugs rising in India: UN official (IANS Interview)

Misuse of pharmaceutical drugs rising in India: UN official (IANS Interview)

...ntinental drug users because of their easy availability at cheap rates and this is a cause for concern, a top UN official has said. “Cannabis is easily available in India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Heroin is

After women, Delhi is the most unsafe for children (IANS Special)

After women, Delhi is the most unsafe for children (IANS Special)

New Delhi, July 20 ((Crime News):) Delhi has earned the dubious distinction being a city unsafe for women. Now comes another shocker. Among India’s 53 mega-cities, the national capital is the most unsafe for children as crimes

More women personnel in Delhi police now

More women personnel in Delhi police now

...imes against women. “This has been possible because now the female fraternity is more aware and concerned of the legal advantage of registering the complaints, which was absolutely less decades ago,” he said. According to

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...h little thought on safety. To put this disquieting data in perspective, almost half the equivalent population of some countries like Iceland or the Maldives is wiped out on Indian roads every year. As

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

...to two-wheeler accidents – 19 deaths every hour or more than one death every 3 minutes – Incidence of accidental deaths rose 51.8 percent between 2003 and 2012India’s population grew 13.6 percent from 2003 to

Action against four Delhi Police officials for crime links

Action against four Delhi Police officials for crime links

New Delhi, June 22 ((Cnews)) A Delhi Police sub-inspector was suspended while three other policemen, including an inspector, were removed from active duty and sent to police lines for helping auto-thieves in committing their crime, police said

Criminal who attacked policemen nabbed in Delhi

Criminal who attacked policemen nabbed in Delhi

...4, the gang hit their vehicle against a Police Control Room (PCR) vehicle and escaped, leaving behind an injured Delhi Police constable in the New Friends Colony area of south Delhi. A few hours later, the

Over one lakh suicides in India every year, says report

Over one lakh suicides in India every year, says report

...Delhi, July 3 ((Crime News):) Over 100,000 people commit suicides in India every year on an average. The number of suicides in the past decade has recorded an increase of 21.6 percent, said a government report.

Gangster with Rs.1 lakh bounty held in Delhi

Gangster with Rs.1 lakh bounty held in Delhi

...ld gangster, carrying a bounty of Rs.1 lakh on his head, has been arrested here over his involvement in 10 cases of murder and attempt to murder, police said Wednesday. Ravi Bhardwaj alias Bunty, a

Delhi gang-rape victim’s father unhappy with SC ruling

Delhi gang-rape victim’s father unhappy with SC ruling

New Delhi, July 14 ((Crime News):) The father of the Dec 16 Delhi gang-rape victim Monday said he was not happy with the Supreme Court’s decision to suspend the death sentence of two of the convicts.