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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Cybercrime against women continues to rise

As the world gets increasingly digitized, cybercrime against women continues to be on the rise. New Delhi: Cybercrime against women has seen an exponential increase in the past few years. In 2015, the National Commission for Women (NCW) received only 223 complaints of cybercrime. By the end of November 2020, this figure stood at 647, […]

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Crimes against senior citizens up 46% in Delhi

Delhi accounts for 22 percent of all crimes against senior citizens among 19 metro cities with a population of more than 2 million.  Delhi: The capital saw a surge in crimes against senior citizens in 2019 according to the Crimes in India 2019 report published by the National Crimes Record Bureau (NCRB). The report said […]

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Police foil escape attempt by murder accused

DJ Halli police fired at rowdy-sheeter and murder accused Younis, earlier today. By Apoorva GS, Bengaluru: Younis Bhatti Ahmad—arrested in the murder of rowdy sheeter Amjad two days ago, has been hospitalized after being shot by the police this morning. Earlier today, police officials took the accused Younis to the spot where Amjad was murdered […]

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Minor tortured and thrown into water over scuffle

The case involved eight accused, six minors among them. Of the adults, one has been arrested and the other is absconding By Savyata Mishra Bengaluru: Police have arrested a man in relation to a harassment case where eight boys pushed a 14-year-old repeatedly into a lake. The incident occurred on November 10, after a minor […]

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