Police Firing
India  /  Published 05.10.21

Assam: Fact-finding team paints a grim picture

His father Khaliq, who was not among the evictees, fell unconscious when he saw his son’s body being brought by villagers on a horse cart. Hoque, a father of three, was his household’s so...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.09.21

Brute uniform: Assam police firing

The police superintendent of Darrang — he happens to be a sibling of the chief minister of Assam — has stated that the force exercised ‘restraint’ during a violent eviction dri...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 26.09.21

Outcry against 'state-sponsored' murder in Assam's Darrang district

Student groups and Left parties have been protesting across India against “state-sponsored murder” in Assam’s Darrang district, where a child and a man died in police firing during a...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 26.09.21

Assam: Police shooting triggers questions

The numbing sight of a photographer stomping on a motionless Maynal Hoque in Assam’s Darrang district on Thursday has overshadowed another feature of the video: the manner in which uniformed men...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 25.09.21

A child’s death, CM’s 30 second

The shock came in two waves. First, one of the official victims of the police firing in Assam’s Darrang on Thursday was a child who was aged 12 years and seven months and who had collected his ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Dhalpur (Darrang)


North East  /  Published 24.09.21

Assam: police firing kills 2

At least two people were killed in police firing in Assam’s Darrang on Thursday during an operation to evict alleged encroachers in a minority-dominated settlement. A macabre element was inject...
By Umanand Jaiswal, PTI in Guwahati

India  /  Published 19.05.21

Rights panel seeks UP jail firing report

The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to submit an action-taken report on the May 14 killing of three prisoners at Chitrakoot jail. Anshul Dixit, an un...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 18.04.21

Five killed in Bangla police firing

At least five people were killed and dozens injured in Bangladesh on Saturday after police opened fire on a crowd of workers protesting to demand unpaid wages and a pay rise at a Chinese-backed power ...
By Reuters in Dhaka

World  /  Published 15.04.21

Minneapolis: US cop faces charges

The white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, after appearing to mistake her handgun for her Taser will be charged with second-degree manslaughter on Wedn...
By Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs in Minnesota

India  /  Published 19.09.20

Loss of loved ones and loss of their bodies

As Aqib Riyaz Sofi grieved for his mother after she died in alleged security force firing on Thursday, the 25-year-old had another worry to grapple with. Would the police return Kousar Jan’s bo...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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