Rape cases rose by 16 per cent in Gujarat, 2.4 per cent in India in 2018

Published on January 10, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Gujarat in 2018 recorded a 16% rise in rape cases — reaching 553, from 477 in 2017. Sexual offences against children registered under the The Protection of Children From Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act rose from 1,671 in 2017 to 2,127 in 2018 — a 28% jump.  The figures were … Continue reading Rape cases rose by 16 per cent in Gujarat, 2.4 per cent in India in 2018

Deaths due to drunk driving up 1,100 per cent in one year in dry Gujarat

Published on January 12, 2020 Gujarat may be a dry state, but if the central government’s figures on deaths in accidents are to believed, the number of deaths in Gujarat caused by ‘driving under the influence rose twelvefold in one year, going from 10 in 2017 to 122 in 2018. The latest report, ‘Accidental Deaths … Continue reading Deaths due to drunk driving up 1,100 per cent in one year in dry Gujarat