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Pickpocketing on rise, killing on decline in Britain


July 20th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Britain is witnessing a rise in pickpocketing and stealing incidents whereas killings have fallen to a 30-year-low, The Sun reported Friday.According to the Crime Survey for ... Read more...

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Guwahati to have police commissioner system: Gogoi


July 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 17 (IANS) Assam's main city Guwahati will soon have a commissioner of police to deal with the rising crime graph, especially after last week's molestation incident, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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NCRB tag not worrying: Kerala minister


July 13th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 13 (IANS) The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) might have reported that Kerala had the highest crime rate in the country but this was not a matter of ... Read more...

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Have flip-flops spiked Akhilesh Yadav’s political honeymoon? (News Analysis)


July 9th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) Is the political honeymoon of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over sooner rather than later?Beginning Monday, as Yadav junior proceeds on a four-day family ... Read more...

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‘Venezuela poor host for Olympic basketball qualifying’


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia point guard Alexey Shved Tuesday slammed the choice of Venezuela as the venue for the Olympic basketball qualification tournament, saying the players are cooped ... Read more...

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Amar Upadhyay to host crime show (With Image)


June 25th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) After doing fiction shows and reality show, now Amar Upadhyay takes up a new role - he will host crime show "Police Files".In his new avatar, ... Read more...

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UP Police chief, home secretary to review law and order


June 1st, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Rattled by the opposition attack for failing law and order in Uttar Pradesh, Director General of Police (DGP) A.C. Sharma and Principal Home Secretary R.M. Srivastava ... Read more...

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Crime statistics won’t be fudged: Puerto Rico top cop


May 17th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, May 17 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rico's police chief pledged Wednesday to crack down on the doctoring of crime figures on the island, a day after media reports about a ... Read more...

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‘Savdhan India’ tries to analyse crime, sensitize people (With Images)


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Actor Sushant Singh, who is co-anchoring crime-based show "Savdhan India" with Gaurav Chopra, describes it as an analytical programme trying to figure out why crime happens, ... Read more...

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Crimes against women on the rise in Assam


March 26th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 26 (IANS) Despite the Assam and central governments investing huge amounts of money for the modernization of the state police forces, the crime rate, particularly crimes against women, ... Read more...

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Congress should tie up with BSP: Beni Prasad Verma


March 4th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Sunday said that it is better for the Congress to forge an alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ... Read more...

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Crime against women rise in northeast


February 14th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 14 (IANS) The northeastern states have recorded a sharp rise in incidents of crime against women, the Women Power Connect (WPC) said Tuesday.Ranjana Kumari, the WPC president, said ... Read more...

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Crime up slightly, women’s safety, terror top agenda: Delhi Police (Roundup)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Delhi saw a four percent increase in crime in 2011 with women and senior citizens being the most vulnerable, Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said Friday, ... Read more...

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Delhi witnesses four percent surge in crime


January 6th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The capital witnessed a four percent increase in crime in 2011 against 2010, Delhi Police said Friday.Annual statistics released by the Delhi Police revealed that ... Read more...

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Women loses foetus in assault, CPI-M blames Trinamool


November 20th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) An incident in which four women were assaulted in the city by two men, resulting in a pregnant woman losing her two-month-old foetus, took on a ... Read more...

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Congress targets Mayawati for highest crime rate


October 28th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Congress Friday attacked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for her "special kindness" as the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) 2010 report put the crime ... Read more...

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Police dogs to patrol Beijing streets


September 12th, 2011 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) The police in Beijing have decided to use dogs for patrolling streets following a successful trial in July-August that saw a significant drop in the city's ... Read more...

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Five murders in Delhi


July 8th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Notwithstanding the Delhi Police's claim that heinous crimes were down in the capital since the last six months, five people, including a woman, were found ... Read more...

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Crime, road accident rate down in Delhi: Police chief (Roundup)


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Delhi has witnessed a dip in in the crime rate in the first half of 2011 with heinous crimes dropping by 2.7 percent over ... Read more...

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Crime rate has fallen, says Delhi Police chief


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Delhi Police Saturday said that crime rate in the capital had fallen in the first half of this year by 2.7 percent as compared to ... Read more...

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Nearly 60,000, including MPs and MLAs, convicted in Bihar in 5 years


April 11th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 11 (IANS) Nearly 60,000 criminals, including politicians and lawmakers, have been convicted and punished in Bihar - a state that had become a byword for lawlessness - in ... Read more...

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Islamabad police to work on beat system as crime rises


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Concerned at the rising crime graph in the capital city, Islamabad police authorities have decided to introduce a beat system for their constabulary to ensure effective ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian honeymooner extradition hearing to include South African experts’ evidence


March 24th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24(ANI): An extradition hearing of the case involving Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire charged with murdering his wife during their honeymoon in Cape Town last year, is set to hear ... Read more...

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Demand for Mexican security firms’ services soars


March 11th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's private security companies saw demand for their services soar 25 percent in 2010 due to a surging crime rate, an industry association said.Security companies' ... Read more...

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Government trying to make Delhi safer: Home Minister


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) A number of criminal incidents, particularly against women, in Delhi notwithstanding, the capital was as safe as any other city in the country and the government ... Read more...

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Extradition case date set for Brit-Indian honeymooner Dewani over wife’s murder


February 9th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): The extradition case for Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire charged with murdering his wife during their honeymoon in Cape Town last year, would reportedly begin on May 3 ... Read more...

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Honeymoon murder: Husband may not have plotted killing (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) One of the gunmen accused of killing an Indian-origin woman on her honeymoon trip in South Africa has said that her husband might not have plotted the murder.Anni ... Read more...

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Slain Indian woman’s husband may not have hired killers


February 8th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) One of the gunmen accused of killing an Indian woman on her honeymoon trip in South Africa has cast aspersion on the police claim that her husband might ... Read more...

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Indian-origin bride’s murder during honeymoon in Cape Town was unintentional: Hitman


February 8th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Feb 8 (ANI): The revelation of a statement by one of the gunmen accused of killing an Indian-origin bride during her honeymoon in Cape Town last year, saying that they ... Read more...

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Police encounters developing culture of slaying people with indemnity: Pak SC


January 29th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 29(ANI): Expressing its disapproval over fake encounters, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has observed that such incidents had developed a culture of slaying people with indemnity.The court disapproved of ... Read more...

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Patna boy Kranti Prakash wants to do issue-based movies


January 28th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Patna boy Kranti Prakash Jha, who featured in Hindi movie "Vikalp", is trying to find a foothold in Bhojpuri cinema with his debut vehicle "Deswa", and says ... Read more...

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Mexican taxi driver rewarded for honesty


January 28th, 2011 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) A taxi driver was rewarded in Mexico after he returned a suitcase with money, airplane tickets and documents to an Italian family.Local authorities and representatives of a ... Read more...

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South African cops say motive behind Indian-origin bride’s murder found


January 19th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) The investigators probing the murder of an Indian-origin woman who was killed during her honeymoon in Cape Town have discovered the motive behind the killing, the South African ... Read more...

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Camden NJ To Lose Half it’s Cops, A Fourth of it’s Firefighters


January 19th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As of today, there were fewer police officers patrolling the streets of Camden, New Jersey, as the city with the second highest crime rate in the nation struggles ... Read more...

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Full security will be provided to Salmaan Taseer’s family: Shahbaz Sharif


January 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 10 (ANI): Full security will be provided to the family of slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said, adding that he did not deserve to ... Read more...

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