Tag Archives: Crime

Only 24% rape cases led to conviction in 2012, says CJI

Only 24 per cent of trials in rape cases in the country in 2012 ended in conviction, down from 26.6 per cent in 2010. The conviction rate for molestation cases went from 29.7 per cent in 2010 to 24 per

How much do you know about the Criminal Justice Process?

Lawyers Collective presents a guide for those dealing with sexual violence. An analysis of the data by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) between 2010 – 2012 reveals that the conviction rates for all major crimes against women under the

Sexual crime against men is no myth!

As the nation moans ever growing sexual crimes against women, the similar crime against men often go unnoticed. Read More

Judge not, Judge be not, Be not a Judge

Some news items appearing over the past six months concerning judges cause concern and alarm. Here are a few. A judge was travelling in a car with revolving red beacon light at the top. When the car stopped at a

Letter sent by ASG, Ms. Indira Jaising, to the CJI protesting against comments made by Ld. Judge blaming women for acts of VAW.

Justice N. Kirubakaran, judge of the High Court of Madras while inaugurating a Fast Track Mahila Court is reported to have stated that men alone were not responsible for crime against women. According to a news report he commented that

Where crime against women is unheard of

The landlocked district of Ladakh has emerged as a safe haven for women with negligible crime reported against them being reported. Read More

Tamil Nadu tops country in cases of domestic violence

CHENNAI: Disturbing statistics released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) show that domestic violence is much more prevalent in Tamil Nadu than any other state in the country. Read More

Indira Jaising’s TOI article – Blind to what, Your Honour?

Of all the promises made in the Constitution, the most important are the promises of the ‘right to life’, the ‘right to dignity’, the ‘right to personal liberty’ and the ‘right to bodily integrity and health’. However these promises are