February 12, 2021
A Study of Internal Communications, Motivation, and Agency in the Police Force
A study of police constables on COVID-19 duty in Madhya Pradesh
February 04, 2021
Overview of expenditure on police | Union Budget 2021-22
For those uninitiated into the world of police budgets, we have put together a primer to understand the various aspects of police expenditure at the Union level.
January 28, 2021
Police Training and Motivation Perception Study
This project aims to highlight the recruits’ perceptions of the current state of police training practices at the Madhya Pradesh Police Academy in Bhopal and suggest improvements.
May 14, 2020
Policing in a Pandemic
The ongoing public health crisis due to COVID-19, coupled with the nationwide lockdown and the impending economic hardships, has created a unique law and order challenge. This note aims to provide the police and the prison administration with a conso...
November 05, 2019
Delhi Police agitation a symptom of nationwide crisis: Overworked, underpaid, understaffed cops contributing to dysfunctional status quo
This article on the First Post quotes an earlier work by Neha Sinha, Deputy Director and Associate Fellow and Renuka Sane, Former Visiting Fellow at the IDFC Institute in the context of Delhi police agitation....
July 08, 2019
Bridging the Gap in Public Data on Crime and Safety
Currently, the discourse on law and order is limited to official crime statistics and media reports. However, this is expected to change soon.
April 22, 2019
Political parties must prioritise law and order
An examination of the BJP and Congress manifestos for the 2009, 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha elections shows that the delivery of this core public good has not been on the priority list.
February 26, 2019
Crime in Urban India
Under-reporting of theft in Delhi
December 11, 2018
CSR: Accuracy of India’s Crime Data
This article in The CSR Journal cites findings from SATARC, IDFC Institute's flagship survey on crime, satisfaction with the police, and perceptions of safety. Excerpt: "According to the Safety Trends and Reporting of Crime survey conducted by IDFC I...
November 16, 2018
SATARC: A Household Survey in Four Major Indian Cities
The inaugural National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) journal includes a chapter on SATARC, written by Assistant Director Neha Sinha and Senior Associate Avanti Durani