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One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...12 compared to 2011, but the casualties have increased by 1.6 percent. Among the causes of accidental deaths in 2012, road accidents topped the list with 35.2 percent, while rail-road accounted for 7.4 percent of the

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

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 –

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

Girls below 18 victims in most Delhi rapes

Girls below 18 victims in most Delhi rapes

New Delhi, July 14 ((Crime News):) Girls below 18 years of age have been the victims in most of the rape cases in the national capital and the majority of such cases have happened in residences or

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

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

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

Badaun rape: Victims of hollow official claims and ground realities

New Delhi, June 4 ((Cnews)) The two teenage girls who were raped and hanged from the village mango tree in Uttar Pradesh’s Badaun district last week had gone to relieve themselves in the field, highlighting the sore

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)

...of wildlife conservation NGO Aaranyak, there has been an increase in poaching of this endangered pachyderm since 2012. “In 2012, around 22 rhinos were killed in Assam and in 2013 the number increased to 41,” he

More women personnel in Delhi police now

More women personnel in Delhi police now

New Delhi, July 12 ((Crime News):) Delhi Police has increased the number of women police personnel following the Dec 16, 2012, gang rape of a young woman in the national capital, Police Commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi said