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India  /  Published 18.12.19

BAN-galore on protest day

India’s IT capital and its largest state were brought under prohibitory orders on Wednesday night ahead of nationwide protests called against the amended citizenship law on Thursday. In Bangalore, S...
By Our Bureau and PTI in Bangalore

Bihar  /  Published 04.12.18

Sec. 144 for Patna University election

The district administration has clamped Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) at 17 places (educational institutions), apprehending violence during polling for the Patna University Student...
By Roshan Kumar in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.20

Freely heard

It is the rights of citizens that are fundamental, not the restrictions. The importance of this idea in a repressive administration is immeasurable. This reportedly formed part of the ruling by a five...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 20.03.20

Section 144 in Cachar

The Hailakandi administration in Assam clamped Section 144 of the CrPC in the entire district on Thursday night with immediate effect in view of the heavy inflow of visitors from across the country an...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

India  /  Published 14.01.20

Delhi judge tells it like it is

A court has said people are out on the streets as what should have been said inside Parliament was “not said”.Additional sessions judge Kamini Lau made the observation during the bail hearing of B...
By PTI and Our Bureau in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 13.01.20

Section 144 powers for Yogi cops

The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Monday approved a police commissionary system for Lucknow and Noida, clearing the way for the transfer of certain powers of district magistrates including the authority to...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.01.20

Section 144 clamped in Giridih

Section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed in sub-divisional areas in Giridih after tension gripped parts of the town for the second consecutive day on Monday. Section 144 has been imposed in Jhanda Cho...
By Suresh Prasad Nikhar in Giridih

India  /  Published 10.01.20

Review J&K curbs: SC

Access to the Internet for legitimate activities is protected by the Constitution and Section 144 cannot be imposed frequently or to crush the expression of grievances and opinions, the Supreme Court ...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 12.02.19

Curfew in Imphal to kill citizen bill protests

Prohibitory orders have been issued in Imphal East and Imphal West districts in Manipur for an indefinite period in view of the continued protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.Curfew...
By Ngangbam Indrakanta Singh in Imphal

India  /  Published 19.12.19

Section 144 must pass test of reason

The government has the power to ban the assembly of five or more people at a place under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code but the move should justify the test of “reasonableness”, the Su...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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