ATM/Debit Card Fraud More Than Doubled Over 2 Years


  Automated teller machine (ATM) card/debit card fraud has more than doubled over the last two years both in terms of value and volume, according to this reply to the Rajya Sabha (upper house of Parliament) on August 8, 2017. Credit card fraud has declined over the period.   Reported ATM/debit card fraud increased 179% …Read More

7 Arrested Every Hour In India With Illegal Weapons


  As many as 60,911 persons were arrested–almost 167 every day or seven every hour–in 2016, for possessing illegal weapons under the Arms Act, 1959, in India, according to this reply on August 1, 2017, in the Lok Sabha (lower house of parliament).   “The Arms Act, 1959 has elaborate regulatory provisions, under section 19 …Read More