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213 with criminal cases, 401 crorepatis to contest first phase of Lok Sabha elections

g in order to murder (IPC Section-364), Kidnapping, abducting or inducing woman to compel her marriage, etc. (IPC Section-366) etc, against themselves. 16 candidates have declared cases related to Crime against Women such as rape (IPC Section-376),  assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty (IPC Section-354), husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty (IPC Section-498A), etc., against themse

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Gurugram, Faridabad top in cases of Crime against Women -Manvir Saini

-The Times of India CHANDIGARH: The National Capital Region (NCR) cities of Faridabad and Gurugram have topped the table in overall crime rate and the Crime against Women in Haryana. According to information tabled in Haryana assembly on Wednesday, Gurugram had topped the table with 3,768 cases while Faridabad recorded 3,440 cases between August 2014 to September 2018. Gurugram saw 555 cases of rape and 2,308 cases of molestation and kidnappi

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On Crime against Women, bad questions, poor answers -Rukmini S

-The Indian Express The data in India is flawed, marked by both under- and over-reporting. The question is not whether India’s women are safe, but whether they are free Very rarely does data become a political hot-button issue in India, dominating the shouty nightly news debates and the daily Twitter sniping. Earlier this month, it was about data on the status of women, following an international survey that found India to be the most dangerous country in the world for women. As

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New Save the Children report reveals insecurity of teenage girls from the outside world, but are our homes safe enough?

dhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Telangana and West Bengal was selected from the six regions (East, West, North, South, Central and North-East) using a composite measure comprising child sex ratio; rate of Crime against Women; women married before the age of 18 years of age; women who experienced spousal violence; and women who worked in the last 12 months and got paid in cash. The state with the highest value in the composite index were included for the st

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48 MPs, MLAs Facing Charges Of Crimes Against Women: ADR

-Outlook In the last five years, among the major parties, the BJP has given tickets to 47 candidates who are facing cases of Crime against Women while 35 and 24 such candidates were given ticket by BSP and Congress respectively. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) has revealed that out of 1580 MPs, MLAs with declared criminal cases, 48 are facing charges related to crimes against women, including rape charges. As per the ADR repor

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Crime against Women on the rise in UP, says Yogi government -Aman Sharma

-The Economic Times Two sisters, aged 17 and 13, were shot dead in Etawah in Uttar Pradesh on Monday night by a man who was stalking the elder sister for several months now. He had been booked by the police in an FIR, but got out on bail. The younger girl was shot as she was a witness to her sister’s murder. This is just a continuation of a series of crimes against women r eported from UP even as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who holds the Home portfolio as well, conceded in a wr

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Mamta Singh, Inspector-General of Police (Crime against Women) in Haryana, interviewed by Chitleen K Sethi (

s against women is the second lowest in the country at 56.2 per cent (Rajasthan is the lowest). Inspector-General of Police Mamta Singh, a 1996 batch IPS officer who heads the ‘Prevention of Crime against Women Cell’, spoke to ThePrint about the worrying trend. Excerpts: * Why is Haryana failing so abysmally in controlling crimes against women? When an unknown woman is picked up and raped, it could be seen as criminals lacking a f

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Conviction Rate for Crimes Against Women Hits Record Low -Chaitanya Mallapur

n reporting rather than the rate of crime. As many as 39 crimes against women were reported every hour in India, up from 21 in 2007, according to Crime in India 2016 report by NCRB. The rate of Crime against Women – crimes per 100,000 female population – was 55.2 in 2016, up from 41.7 in 2012. “Cruelty by husband or his relatives” was the most reported Crime against Women, a

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Capturing crime - on the NCRB data for 2016

-The Hindu The increase in crimes against women must prompt better policing and all-round reform The National Crime Records Bureau data for 2016 on two important aspects, violent crime and Crime against Women, should prompt State governments to make a serious study of the underlying causes. Not all States are equally affected; Uttar Pradesh and Bihar record the maximum number of murders. The national tally on crimes against women, which includ

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NCRB data: Delhi, UP top crime list

d nearly 40 per cent of rape cases registered among 19 major cities. Uttar Pradesh also saw the highest number of crimes against women. It registered 14.5 per cent (49,262 cases) of total cases of Crime against Women. Meanwhile, Delhi reported 33 per cent (13,803 cases out of total 41,761 cases in 19 cities) of total crimes against women, followed by Mumbai at 12.3 per cent (5,128 cases) last year among the 19 cities with a population of above two

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