Police Brutality
India  /  Published 11.08.20

Delhi violence: Jamia probe call

A group of Left-leaning women activists on Monday demanded a judicial inquiry into the February 10 incidents outside Jamia Millia Islamia University, alleging police brutality against students and res...
By PTI in New Delhi

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 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

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

India  /  Published 17.12.19

SC on CAA protest pleas: Approach HC

The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to set up a committee of a retired apex court judge to inquire into the incidents of violent protests in different parts of the country against the Citizenship Amend...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.12.18

Dalit dies in custody in UP

A 30-year-old Dalit died in police custody in Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, with his wife alleging that the father of four was thrashed to death by policemen who had demanded Rs 5 lak...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 16.02.20

Same day, same room: An eye lost

Postgraduate law student Mohammad Minhajuddin was at the reading room in Jamia Millia Islamia’s Ibn-e-Sina block on December 15, 2019, around 6pm.Minhajuddin has lost vision in his left eye.The read...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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