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Police Brutality
India  /  Published 21.12.19

Lawyers and doctors rush to help

Two women who had gone to Daryaganj police station on Friday night to help the detained protesters, who included “children aged 10 to 12”, have a single question: “What kind of society are we ma...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.12.19

‘Threat to pluck beard’ of reporter

Police picked up a journalist who works for a national daily on Friday and allegedly forced him, with threats to tear out his beard, to “confess” to involvement in arson and attacks on security fo...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 21.12.19

Lathi-fuelled stampede kills child

An eight-year-old boy crushed in a stampede set off by a police baton-charge on protesters in Varanasi died in hospital on Friday night as the death toll since Thursday’s protests in Uttar Pradesh r...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 20.12.19

Minors shut into police stations

Trouble erupted on Friday evening around the Daryaganj police station in the immediate vicinity of Jama Masjid in the national capital.Activists alleged that the police had dragged 30-40 young protest...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.12.19

3 die in police action in BJP-ruled states

At least three persons were killed on Thursday after police in the BJP-ruled states of Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh fired teargas shells and lathi-charged peaceful protests against the amended citizens...
By TT Bureau in Bangalore

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

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

India  /  Published 18.04.20

‘Beaten’ for stepping out, UP teen dies

A teenaged boy, Mohammad Rizwan, whom policemen allegedly beat up while he was trying to buy food, died on Saturday, becoming the first fatality from purported police high-handedness in enforcing the ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Bollywood  /  Published 03.03.20

Rohit Shetty evades query on police brutality

Director Rohit Shetty, who is expanding his cop universe with this month’s release Sooryavanshi, on Monday said his movie doesn’t show police brutality.Rohit, best known for the Singham series and...
By PTI in

India  /  Published 01.03.20

Grim funeral for a lost youth

In one corner of northeast Delhi’s Kardampuri, people had gathered to receive 23-year-old Faizan’s dead body. The ambulance was on its way as the number of locals swelled outside his home in Gali ...
By Furquan Ameen in New Delhi


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