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More school children dying in road accidents in India

More school children dying in road accidents in India

New Delhi, July 25 ((Crime News):) India not only has the dubious distinction of having one of the worst road accident records in the world, but that these are taking more and more young lives, particularly of

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.

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

New Delhi, June 17 ((Cnews)) Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday reviewed the progress of restoration work following the 2013 natural disaster in Uttarakhand, a home ministry statement said. He reviewed the status in respect of

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

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

...only one such case. All across 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

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

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

...ith child rights activists. Neither does it find favour with the Supreme Court, which has twice ruled – in 2013 and again in 2014 – against trying juveniles by regular courts. Dismissing a slew of petitions

Bihar couple nabbed for kidnapping businessman’s son

Bihar couple nabbed for kidnapping businessman’s son

New Delhi, June 14 ((Cnews)) A couple from Bihar, who kidnapped their employer’s minor son and demanded Rs.2 crore as ransom, was arrested here, police said Saturday. Girish and Anamika, who worked as driver and

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

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

...t 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

Bihar property of Gujarat businessman’s kidnapper attached

Bihar property of Gujarat businessman’s kidnapper attached

Patna, July 15 ((Crime News):) Property of the prime accused, who is on the run, in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman in Bihar last year was Tuesday attached by the state police, officials said.

Lightning kills 10 in Bihar

Lightning kills 10 in Bihar

...June 7 ((Cnews)) At least 10 people including four women were killed and six injured Saturday in three districts of Bihar when lightning struck them, officials said. Six people were killed in villages near Farbisganj