One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...al deaths has shown an increasing trend during the period 2003-2012 with an increase of 51.8 percent in the year 2012 as compared to 2002,” the bureau said in its report “Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India

Northeast boy shot at in Delhi

Northeast boy shot at in Delhi

New Delhi, July 11 ((Crime News):) A boy from the northeast was fired at and injured by a motorbike-borne masked assailant, police said Friday. The attack took place at 8 a.m. near Sarai Kale

Delhi boy electrocuted

Delhi boy electrocuted

New Delhi, July 12 ((Crime News):) A 10-year-old boy was electrocuted Saturday when he came in contact with a high tension wire at his home here, police said. Nitish Kumar, a student of Class 6,

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

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

...9, 2010. However, the same was not provided by him to the investigating agency despite efforts”. In March 2012, Gen. V.K. Singh alleged that Lt.Gen. Tejinder Singh met him Sep 22, 2010, and offered him the

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)

...than one death every 3 minutes – Incidence of accidental deaths rose 51.8 percent between 2003 and 2012 – India’s population grew 13.6 percent from 2003 to 2012, but rate of accidental deaths rose 34.2 percent –

RPF reunites schoolboy with family

RPF reunites schoolboy with family

...PF constables during a security drive last week. “The RPF was busy flushing out eunuchs when they saw the boy wearing his school uniform and loitering and they questioned him,” the official told (Crime News):.

5-year-old’s penis chopped off in UP

5-year-old’s penis chopped off in UP

...caught urinating. The field owner not only thrashed him but also chopped off his penis. The profusely bleeding boy somehow reached home and raised an alarm. He has since been rushed to Allahabad where

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

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

...ions,” an officer told (Crime News):. “The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 came into force in November 2012 for the protection of children. The Act defines all types of sexual abuses against

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

...on against sexual violence and appealed to the society to reject the destructive attitude of “boys will be boys”. “I was especially appalled by the brutal rape and gruesome murder of two teenaged women in India

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

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

Union Minister for Women and Child Development Menaka Gandhi’s suggestion to lower the lower the juvenile age from 18 years to 16 so that those accused of heinous crimes such as rape can be punished instead of