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NCRB, Dowry deaths, Social Media, Dowry

Shooting the messenger: Shutting down ‘dowry calculator’ is the netas’ response to dowry crimes

Satirical website drew attention to a social evil politicians haven’t tackled with real resolve. So, they tackled the website instead.

POLITICS

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NCRB, Muslims, Dalits, Mob violence

Why the mob has come to rule us

Be it caste, religion or ethnic violence, gangs of easily influenced, violent, often ignorant youth have become a major force in India.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
NCRB, Crime, Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Why cops in Madhya Pradesh are urging citizens to resort to mob justice

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has threatened top officers with transfers if they are unable to control crime.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Minorities in jail, NCRB, Dalits, Adivasis

Why the number of minorities in jails is rising in India

Study shows the marginalised and those with a lack of access to political power are more likely to languish in Indian prisons.

VARIETY

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Sexual assault, Jitled lover, NCRB, Crime Against Women

Why stalker murdering Chennai woman by setting her on fire is everyday horror in India

There is no such thing as a 'jilted lover'.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
NCRB, Crimes against Women, Sexual assault, Bhopal gang rape

Bhopal student gang rape is no 'filmy story'. It is a horrifying testament to our times

Madhya Pradesh records the highest number of rapes in the country.

POLITICS

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NCRB, NCRB, Child sexual abuse, Sexual assault

Did you know every 14 minutes a woman gets raped in India?

According to NCRB data from 2014, a rape in police custody occurs once every two days.

POLITICS

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Maharashtra drought, NCRB, Farmer Suicide

Are we working harder to make India's farmers suffer?

Suicides are bundled out to entirely being an outcome of 'retrograde' practices, unhinged by economic aspects.