Law And Order
West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.19

Law is not taking it into our hands: Mamata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee appealed to the people to wait for investigative reports and not jump to conclusions on the murder of a woman in Malda, which was raised in Parliament on Friday.The iden...
By Soumya De Sarkar and Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.12.19

Muscularity seems to prevail

Former Union law minister Ashwani Kumar has flagged concerns about the alleged Telangana encounter, suggesting that “muscularity seems to prevail over constitutionality” in contemporary India.Kuma...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.03.19

Jobs key poll issue in UP: Survey

Jobs, health care and law and order are top priorities for Uttar Pradesh voters, according to a survey conducted by two NGOs.The Association for Democratic Reforms and Uttar Pradesh Election Watch sam...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 06.12.19

6 grounds for the police to shoot

Indian laws do empower police personnel and civilians to kill another person, provided the right to self-defence is involved.However, Article 21 of the Constitution says that no person can be deprived...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.19

Calcutta HC note on law & order

The high court on Thursday asked the Bengal government to file a detailed report on violence during the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, but observed that law and order was “under c...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 25.11.18

Assam CM reviews law and order

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal chaired a top-level security-review meeting at the deputy commissioner's conference hall here on Sunday evening.During the two-and-a-half-hour meeting, Sonowal ...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.10.18

Wider CCTV camera cover for Jamshedpur

East Singhbhum district police will set up 55 CCTV cameras soon at important intersections and strategic points of the steel city, taking the number of such surveillance devices to 210. So far, 155 su...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 16.11.18

In India, governments encourage lawlessness

Keeping order and ensuring lawfulness may have once been considered the government’s duty. In India, this is now an outdated idea. Courts and tribunals bring up issues of scarce popular appeal — t...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 12.08.18

The pilgrims and the mob

By The Editorial Board in


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