Danger places in India

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Crimes such as murder, kidnapping, crimes against women and children, dowry deaths, theft, dacoity, cheating, etc come under IPC classification.
In 2015, 25 percent of all crimes registered in major Indian cities that fell under the IPC took place in Delhi. After New Delhi (1.73 lakh cases) and Mumbai (42,940) – figures show – a total of 35,576 crimes were reported in Bangalore during 2015. It is followed by Kolkata (23,990) and Hyderabad (16,965). Chennai, which registered 13,422 cases last year, emerged as the safest metro city in the country, according to the NCRB data.

Notably, NCRB numbers are based on FIRs alone. Crimes for which FIRs were not registered are not accounted for in this data set.Delhi has to own up to the shameful fact that it witnessed the highest number of murders among 53 cities in the country in 2015 when it registered as many as 464 such cases despite claiming to have one of the most professional police in the world.

Bihar’s capital, Patna, stood second on the chart by registering 232 cases. Bengaluru had the third highest number of murders (188) last year. With 464 cases of attempt to murder, Bangalore stands next to Delhi that saw 674 such cases the previous year.

When it comes to states, Uttar Pradesh topped the chart with 4,732 cases. Bihar came next with 3178 cases of murder reported last year.

Kidnapping

While New Delhi recorded the highest number (6,630) of kidnapping and abduction cases for murder, ransom and forced marriage, Mumbai saw an exponential rise of 192 percent in such cases in 2015. With 1,583 cases registered last year as against 541 incidents in 2014, the city witnessed a three-fold increase over the last one year.
According to the statistics, Bangalore stood third with 777 cases of kidnapping and abduction filed last year.

Crime Against Women

Delhi saw a staggering 2,199 cases of custodial and non-custodial rapes in 2015, followed by Mumbai which recorded the second highest number (712) cases of such nature.
Bangalore looks better where safety of women is concerned as the number of crimes against them fell last year from 2014. The NCRB puts the city at 12th place where custodial and non-custodial rapes are concerned as well as in gang rapes and rape attempts. The city saw 112 such crimes last year.

Among Union Territories, Delhi was followed by Chandigarh (72) and Andaman and Nicobar Islands (36).Lakshadweep is the only place where no case of rape was registered in 2015.Overall, the year 2015 shows a 5.67 percent decline in cases of rape as compared to 2014.
The number of rape cases registered in 2015 slipped to 34,651 from 36,735 in 2014. The incidents of gang-rape have also gone down by 2,113 last year from 2,346 in the preceding year – a reduction of 9.93 percent. However, other sexual offences against women such as “sexual harassment”, “stalking”, “voyeurism”, “assault on women with intent to outrage her modesty” witnessed a marginal increase of 2.5 percent. A total of 84,222 cases of these natures were registered in 2015, as against 82,2335 in 2014.

Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal fared worst in the NCRB report on crime against women. UP filed 35,527 cases of crime against women in the year 2015 and contributed 10.9 percent to the all-India total, followed by West Bengal with 33,218 cases and Maharashtra with 31,126. With 28,165 cases, Rajasthan stood at number four in the annual report.

Sexual Crimes Against Children

Bengaluru topped the chart of sexual crimes against children among all cities in the country in 2015. It registered 273 such cases followed by Ahmedabad which saw such 191 cases.Indore stood at third position with 189 cases.

Dowry Cases and Dowry Deathsh

Bangalore also tops in dowry-related crimes registered under the Dowry Prohibition Act, denting its image of a modern city. How do various cities compare with each other in terms of crimes that come under the Indian Penal Code (IPC)? A data tiled ‘Crime in India 2015’ released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) last week answers this question.

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It is followed by Kolkata (23,990) and Hyderabad (16,965). Chennai, which registered 13,422 cases last year, emerged as the safest metro city in the country, according to the NCRB data.Notably, NCRB numbers are based on FIRs alone. Crimes for which FIRs were not registered are not accounted for in this data set.Take a look at the comparison of big cities in cognisable offences.

Murder Delhi

Delhi has to own up to the shameful fact that it witnessed the highest number of murders among 53 cities in the country in 2015 when it registered as many as 464 such cases despite claiming to have one of the most professional police in the world.
Bihar’s capital, Patna, stood second on the chart by registering 232 cases. Bengaluru had the third highest number of murders (188) last year. With 464 cases of attempt to murder, Bangalore stands next to Delhi that saw 674 such cases the previous year.When it comes to states, Uttar Pradesh topped the chart with 4,732 cases. Bihar came next with 3178 cases of murder reported last year.

Kidnapping

While New Delhi recorded the highest number (6,630) of kidnapping and abduction cases for murder, ransom and forced marriage, Mumbai saw an exponential rise of 192 percent in such cases in 2015. With 1,583 cases registered last year as against 541 incidents in 2014, the city witnessed a three-fold increase over the last one year.
According to the statistics, Bangalore stood third with 777 cases of kidnapping and abduction filed last year.However, other sexual offences against women such as “sexual harassment”, “stalking”, “voyeurism”, “assault on women with intent to outrage her modesty” witnessed a marginal increase of 2.5 percent. A total of 84,222 cases of these natures were registered in 2015, as against 82,2335 in 2014.
Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal fared worst in the NCRB report on crime against women. UP filed 35,527 cases of crime against women in the year 2015 and contributed 10.9 percent to the all-India total, followed by West Bengal with 33,218 cases and Maharashtra with 31,126. With 28,165 cases, Rajasthan stood at number four in the annual report.

Sexual Crimes Against Children

Bengaluru topped the chart of sexual crimes against children among all cities in the country in 2015. It registered 273 such cases followed by Ahmedabad which saw such 191 cases.Indore stood at third position with 189 cases.

Dowry Cases and Dowry Deaths

Bangalore also tops in dowry-related crimes registered under the Dowry Prohibition Act, denting its image of a modern city.
With 714 such cases registered in 2015, the city left Jamshedpur in Jharkhand (157 cases) and Patna (151 cases) in second and third positions.
The city registered the third highest number of dowry deaths (54), coming next to Delhi and Patna, which saw 100 and 74 such deaths respectively in the year 2015.

Rioting

Patna tops the list of cities that witnessed maximum cases of rioting in 2015. With 725 cases, it beat Mumbai (396).Bangalore ranked third, registering 373 cases of rioting in 2015.

Theft

Delhi left Bangalore and Mumbai far behind in registering cases of theft last year. While the national capital registered a whopping 96,924 theft cases, Bangalore reported 11,409 and Mumbai registered 10,422 cases in 2015.

Robberies

Delhi occupied the top slot here too with 6,766 cases of robberies, followed by Mumbai (1,708) and Pune (731) last year.Bangalore recorded the fourth highest number of cases (707) related to robberies.
Maharashtra (8561) topped the list of states that witnessed the highest number of robberies in 2015. It was followed by Uttar Pradesh, which registered 3,637 cases, and Karnataka where 1,906 cases were registered last year.

Cyber Crime

Being an IT city, it is not surprising to see Bangalore securing first rank in cyber crime in the year 2015. It registered the highest number of cases (1,041) under the Information Technology Act. With 459 and 354 such cases, Jaipur and Hyderabad stood at second and third positions respectively.
Overall, Uttar Pradesh reported the highest number (2,161) of cyber crime cases. Karnataka came next with 1, 414 cases.

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