One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...ng the same period was 34.2 percent,” the report added. At the same time, the report said, road accidents in the country may have come down marginally by 0.02 percent during 2012 compared to 2011, but

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)

...y day due 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 2012

Tatra case: Antony admitted V.K. Singh told him about bribe

Tatra case: Antony admitted V.K. Singh told him about bribe

...the bribe offer by Lt.Gen. Tejinder Singh for clearing the trucks’ purchase file. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed a charge sheet against retired army officer Tejinder Singh following V.K. Singh’s allegation of

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

...cent rural households across the country do not have toilet facilities, according to a baseline survey conducted in 2012. In reply to questions raised in the Lok Sabha, in February this year, the government stated

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

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

...the country, crimes against children went up by 52.5 percent in a year. A total of 58,224 cases were registered in 2013 compared to 38,172 cases in 2012. Of the total crimes, 54.2 percent cases were

From the Orient to the Middle East, a rhino horn’s journey (Wildllife Feature)

From the Orient to the Middle East, a rhino horn’s journey (Wildllife Feature)

...uthorities continue to grapple with the deeply entrenched racket of poaching of the famous one-horned rhinoceros in Assam, the demand for its horn in markets abroad refuse to die down. The state symbol of the

Ex airhostess, engineering graduate held in MBBS admission racket

Ex airhostess, engineering graduate held in MBBS admission racket

...icated. The racketeers accepted cheques which they encashed at the branch of a nationalised bank in Bihar opened in the name of the medical college. The money was then transferred to another account of a public sector

Over one lakh suicides in India every year, says report

Over one lakh suicides in India every year, says report

...66 suicides) accounted for respectively 10.8 percent, 9.7 percent and 8.4 percent of the total suicides reported in the country, said the report. These five states together accounted for 53.5 percent of the total suicides reported

‘Crimes against children: Time to break conspiracy of silence’

‘Crimes against children: Time to break conspiracy of silence’

...l abuse. According to the National Crimes Records Bureau (NCRB), crimes against children went up by 52.5 percent in a year across India. A total of 58,224 cases were registered in 2013 compared to 38,172 cases in

Lowering juvenile age to curb offences doubtful prescription (Column: Legal Ease)

Lowering juvenile age to curb offences doubtful prescription (Column: Legal Ease)

...sition. The minister wants juvenile offenders accused of rape, murder, kidnapping and acid attacks to be tried in regular courts and suffer the consequences of their actions. Child rights activists and judicial pronouncements have opposed