Man loses arm, claims police brutality

A fact-finding report by human rights organizations says that he was illegally detained. By Souptik Datta, Mrunmayee Kulkarni and Supriya Mehta Bengaluru: Salman Khan, a resident of Varthur, had to have his arm amputated because of alleged police brutality, according to a fact-finding report compiled by the National Confederation of Human Rights Organizations, the All […]

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An upsurge in missing and untraced children in Karnataka

The number rose from 1385 in 2019 to 4583 in 2021. Missing children cases have gone up  by 31 per cent from 2019 to 2021 in Karnataka. There is a significant increase in the number of untraced children from 550 in 2019 to 897 in 2021. National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) data suggests that 336 […]

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Thieves steal goods worth Rs. 11 lakh

Bengaluru city reported thefts of jewellery and other goods from Jalahalli and Thanisandra. Jewellery worth over Rs. 11 lakhs was reported stolen from Jalahalli and Thanisandra police stations in the city. In Jalahalli, the theft took place in Vega, Tata Aquila Heights Apartment, near HMT School. It was reported on Nov. 28, 2021, but the […]

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Vehicle theft shoots up city’s crime charts

Bengaluru records 12 cases of two-wheeler thefts per day. Two-wheeler thefts in the city have been rising this year since February. Data from the Police Commissioner’s Office shows that a total of 2799 cases have been reported till date. In 2019, between March and December 4449 cases had been reported. In 2020, when the Covid-19 […]

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Human trafficking increases during the pandemic

NGOs say that trafficking restarted after the first Covid-19 lockdown was lifted and it mostly happened through open borders of neighbouring countries. Kolkata: Human trafficking in India has seen an increase throughout the pandemic say NGOs Mau Bhattacharya, Master Trainer and Programme Manager of Uddami India Foundation, has worked to lessen the frequency of trafficking […]

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Elections 2021: MLAs full of cash and criminal cases

A report shows that since the 2009 general election, the number of winners with declared criminal cases has increased from 30 percent in 2009 to 43 percent in 2019. Delhi: A majority of elected Members of Legislative Assemblies across the five states of Assam, West Bengal, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala were found to be […]

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Professional athletes run into legal trouble

Sushil Kumar was the latest high-profile name added to a long list of athletes that have run into legal trouble. Jammu: Sportspersons often become idols of millions of people worldwide due to their hard work, talent, and inspiring stories.  However, not every individual can live up to the expectations that come with being an idolized […]

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Delhi Police to take strict action against COVID-19 related frauds

The shortage of oxygen cylinders and other COVID-19 related essential drugs in Delhi is leading to a rise in malpractices against desperate buyers.  Delhi: Delhi Police will take harsh action against oxygen and COVID-19 related drug sellers who are found to be duping the general public of their money, the police force said  Monday, May […]

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