Police Brutality
India  /  Published 16.07.20

Rahul Gandhi condemns assault on Dalits in MP's Guna

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday condemned the attack on Dalits by policemen in Madhya Pradesh's Guna district, saying "our fight is against this injustice". A purported video o...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.11.19

Online petition against ‘cop brutality’

CitizenspeakIndia, a community group that describes itself as “a voice of the common Indian”, has condemned the alleged police brutality on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) an...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.07.20

TN custody deaths: CID Crime Branch warns against posting fake news

The CB-CID has warned against fake news and photographs being circulated on the sensational father-son duo death case in the social media and directed removal of such posts or face legal action. Also...
By PTI in Tuticorin

India  /  Published 03.07.20

3 more TN cops held for torture

Three more policemen, including an inspector, were arrested on Thursday and charged with murder in connection with the alleged custody torture that caused the deaths of a father and his son at Sathank...
By PTI in Tuticorin

North East  /  Published 03.07.20

Arrested Bangladesh national dies

A Bangladesh national, arrested in May in lower Assam’s Dhubri district for allegedly violating visa rules, died in hospital on Tuesday, prompting a human rights activist to demand a probe into ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.20

Brute force: Custodial deaths and torture

An arrest can amount to a death sentence in India. This hypothesis is not implausible; there are alarming data on the use of excessive force on suspects and undertrials by law-enforcers. In a grim rem...
By The Editorial Board in

Tamil Nadu  /  Published 30.06.20

Tamil Nadu custody deaths: Tuticorin SP placed under 'compulsory wait'

The superintendent of police of Tuticorin, where a father-son duo died after being allegedly thrashed by the police last week, was on Tuesday shunted out of the district and placed under "compuls...
By PTI in Chennai

World  /  Published 14.06.20

Cops shoot dead black man in US

A white police officer shot and killed an African-American man outside a fast-food restaurant, following which mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms of Atlanta announced on Saturday that the city’s police chie...
By Richard Fausset, Johnny Diaz and Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs in Atlanta

Delhi  /  Published 05.06.20

Delhi HC to hear on June 12 pleas relating to Jamia violence

The Delhi High Court on Friday said it will hear next week the pleas related to the violence during Jamia Millia Islamia University protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) in December l...
By PTI in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 03.06.20

Fifa chief’s ‘applause’

Fifa president Gianni Infantino stepped into the debate about Bundesliga players who protested during matches against the death of George Floyd, saying they should be applauded and not punished.“For...
By Agencies in Washington


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