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Jan 24, 2012 Manipur: A state with polls but no democracy: "Virtually under army rule due to the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act for decades together, Manipur has witnessed bloodied streets, naked protests, self-immolation and militancy"
Jan 22, 2012 Shocking video: Punjab cop brutally beats up woman
Jan 21, 2012 Rajasthan Police invented plot to keep me away: Rushdie: ""Rajasthan police invented plot to keep away Rushdie' I've investigated, & believe that I was indeed lied to."
Jan 21, 2012 Toronto Star: Inside India’s corruption call centre: "“Do you know who the kidnappers are?” he asked. “Of course,” the caller replied. “They are the police.” The caller paused. “I may commit suicide,” he said. Just another day at the office for Mehra, one of 10 agents who staff the phones at the toll-free corruption hotline, a year-old pilot project designed by India’s Central Vigilance Commission"
Jan 21, 2012 India: 2nd most bribing nation: "54% of Indians who dealt with the police had paid a bribe in the past one year."
Jan 21, 2012 Fake US visa: Court upholds charges against woman SI: "The framing of forgery and cheating charges against a Delhi Police woman has been upheld by a court here for allegedly conspiring with her husband and others in procuring a fake US visa for a person who was arrested at a New York airport and deported back."
Jan 21, 2012 A Black Ledger Custodial deaths on the rise, says report : "Deaths in Police Custody The 10 Worst States"
Jan 18, 2012 WB: Video showing BSF torture surfaces: "Reportedly, the person shown being beaten up in the video is a Bangladeshi national and was indulging in cattle smuggling."
Jan 16, 2012 Army Chief moves SC on age issue: "Army Chief Gen V K Singh today took the unprecedented step of dragging the government to the Supreme Court before which he has challenged its decision over his date of birth that will mean that he retires in May next."
Jan 16, 2012 Age row: VK Singh, Army chief, takes government to court: "The Army chief has been contending that May 10,1951 should be treated as his actual date of birth as it was mentioned in his 10th certificate but the Defence Ministry has rejected it as May 10, 1950 is the date entered in his UPSC entrance form."
Jan 15, 2012 Odisha rape: Main accused arrested: "Why did arrest take 3 months"
Jan 15, 2012 Irregularities in Promotion List of SIs: "Some SIs were given promotion last year and now it has been found that because of this irregularity these SIs overtook some of their colleagues."
Jan 14, 2012 maharashtra: false arrest - With Wing Clipped - A desperate state is making Maoists out of innocents : "“If I work for downtrodden children or hold a particular opinion, I can be arrested. This cannot go on. In a sense, we have many Binayak Sens.”"
Jan 14, 2012 CBI to probe sale of Army plot to private builder in Mumbai: "The CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) into Maharashtra government's decision to sell a plot of just over an acre, occupied by the Army in suburban Kandivli, to a private company."
Jan 13, 2012 Raped for raising her voice: "even the police has not helped us", "her family running from pilar to post trying desperately to get help alleging that while she fought for her life, her rapists roaming free, sheletered by those in power"
Jan 12, 2012 Lt Gen Bikram Singh under the scanner?: "The Defence Ministry has taken cognizance of media reports about allegations against Lt Gen Bikram Singh, who is the front-runner for the post of next Army Chief"
Jan 12, 2012 Human safaris do happen in Andaman: Tour operators: "The local administration in the Andamans has denied any violation in the Jarawa tribal reserve, but CNN-IBN found a different story."
Jan 11, 2012 Chief unsettled, successor uncertain: "Even before the row over the Army Chief's date of birth has been settled the succession battle has taken a murky turn. Several allegations have now surfaced against the frontrunner Lt Gen Bikram Singh. One of the claims dates back to when Bikram Singh was posted in the UN Peace Keeping Mission in Congo and officers under his charge were allegedly involved in a sexual scandal."
Jan 11, 2012 Succession war for Army Chief's post gets murky: "Allegations of a fake encounter have re-surfaced against Lt Gen Bikram Singh, who is slated to become the next Army Chief."
Jan 11, 2012 Jarawas are treated like animals: UK reporter: "IBN-18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai spoke to The Observer reporter Gethin Chamberlain, who released the video.", "Rs. 15000 can buy a policeman"
Jan 11, 2012 Guardian - UK: Andaman Islanders 'forced to dance' for tourists - video: "The Jarawa tribe have lived in peace in the Andaman Islands for thousands of years. Now tour companies run safaris through their jungle every day and wealthy tourists pay police to make the women - usually naked - dance for their amusement."
Jan 11, 2012 Andaman tribals dance: Centre seeks explanation: "Wealthy tourists pay police to make the women - usually naked - dance for their amusement."
Jan 10, 2012 Navy officer drowns after training drill goes awry: ""There were no divers on stand-by, as is the norm, nor any life-jacket. The divers hit the waters almost 20 minutes after Kumar failed to surface. Even his body could not be found,''"
Jan 10, 2012 Andaman tribes lured to dance for tourists: "A video released, shows the tribals being forced to dance, allegedly after a bribe was paid to a policeman."
Jan 10, 2012 MoD orders probe into land `scam’ in Jodhpur: "Already grappling with scams like Adarsh, Sukna, Malad and Srinagar, the defence ministry has now ordered an inquiry into another land scandal in Jodhpur, which revolves around the transfer of 4.84 acres of defence land worth almost Rs 16 crore to a private trust."
Jan 9, 2012 Will CCTV footage nail Noida police?: "With less than three weeks to go for the elections, another controversy has hit Uttar Pradesh. This time a petrol pump owner has accused the Noida Police of raiding his office and seizing cash, all on the pretext of enforcing the Election Commission's directive.", "UP cops rob in name of polls?"
Jan 8, 2012 Rs 5 lakh for cop ‘brutality’ victim - Dispur promises compensation to truck driver who lost an eye in caning: "After much prodding by the Assam Human Rights Commission, the Assam government has finally given a written assurance to the rights panel that the police “brutality” victim will be paid a compensation of Rs 5 lakh."
Jan 8, 2012 Delhi's missing children: Who is to blame?: "nearly 13 children go missing from the streets of Delhi every day.", "Delhi's secret shame"
Jan 8, 2012 BSF jawans sleep for 4 hrs, face abuse from bosses: Govt Study: "a government study has found more than 70% of BSF personnel were under-sleeping and facing abusive and harsh behaviour from their seniors."
Jan 5, 2012 Army Chief age row turns political: "BJP today (January 5) slammed the government over the age controversy of Army Chief General V K Singh"
Jan 4, 2012 Washington Times: India: Is the world's largest democracy floundering?: "Indians may finally have figured out that their country, long enslaved in the grip of corrupt politicians, bureaucracy, judiciary, armed forces, police, criminals and a fractured society, cannot be liberated unless they change the system.", ""We the People...” not “We the Parliamentarians...." in the preamble of India’s Constitution. The big difference between ‘We the People,’ and ‘We the elected representatives of the people,’ is that the latter are basically servants – not rulers"
Jan 4, 2012 Why didn't CBI act when Kushwaha was in BSP, asks BJP
Jan 3, 2012 Karnataka government in a fix over illegal mining report: "Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde, a former Supreme Court judge, in his report in July last year, indicted over 600 officials from police, revenue, transport, forest and mining departments."
Jan 3, 2012 Modi-baiter Guj cop Sanjiv Bhatt to face trial in 1998 custodial torture case: "Bhatt, along with constable Vajubhai Chau, has been charged for the offence punishable under sections 330 (causing hurt to extort confession), 324 (causing hurt with dangerous weapon) read with section 34 (action done by several persons with common intent) of the Indian Penal Code"
Jan 2, 2012 Former Punjab DGP under EC scanner: "EC has transferred 20 police officers from Moga after receiving complaints, that the cops in Moga are allegedly favouring Gill since he allegedly transferred the cops when he was the DGP of Punjab."
Jan 2, 2012 Son's body wrapped in red tape?: "Munawar Khan has been carrying his son's body wrapped in a gunny bag in a wooden box. He has been sent from Jaunpur to Lucknow and back only to be told he now has to go to Benaras to get an autopsy. In all of this, not one authority from the hospital, police or Government have come forward to help this man."
Jan 1, 2012 Many Assam cops, officials into land grabbing: Gogoi: "many policemen and other officials in the state were into land grabbing, which had assumed alarming proportions.", "ministers, legislators and former rebels have also been accused of grabbing land in urban and semi-urban areas"
Dec 30, 2011 AP top cop's outrageous remark: "Andhra Pradesh top cop's comment came as a shocker on Friday (December 30) when he blamed women for rising incidents of rape in the state."
Dec 30, 2011 Andhra DGP blames women for rising incident of rapes
Dec 29, 2011 Inquiry into sex scam at DCP home: "allegations of flesh racket being run at a spa on a place owned by a deputy commissioner of police. The social service (SS) branch, during its raid at the spa, rescued seven girls."
Dec 29, 2011 CBI arrests colonel, major for taking bribe: "The CBI on Thursday arrested a colonel and a major for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 and Rs 20,000, respectively, at Sriganganagar. Both officers, who belong to Military Engineering Service"
Dec 27, 2011 Corruption and the South Asian: "political parties and police as the most corrupt institutions—something which most of us are already aware or agree."
Dec 27, 2011 IPS officer caught cheating in exams: "An IPS and regional police officer, Jai Prakash Singh was allegedly caught cheating while appearing in his law exams at Lucknow University's New Campus", "It was then we frisked him and found a piece of paper (chit) in his pocket. The chit carried relevant information meant for his exams.''"
Dec 27, 2011 'हिरासत में हर दिन चार लोगों की मौत': "राष्ट्रीय मानवाधिकार आयोग के आंकड़ों के मुताबिक़ भारत में वर्ष 2010 और 2011 के बीच पुलिस और न्यायिक हिरासत में 1574 लोगों की मौत हुई."
Dec 27, 2011 Court frees man branded a gangster, slams police: "A vegetable seller has been freed by a Delhi court, which slammed the police for invoking a stringent law meant to deal with criminal gangs and keeping him behind bars without evidence."
Dec 27, 2011 VIP's son roams free after thrashing cops: "Double standards of Chandigarh Police while dealing with VIP brats was evident when two local youths were arrested immediately after pushing and thrashing two traffic cops"
Dec 26, 2011 Anna effect: Prison guard exposes corruption: "Singh alleged money was being taken from jail guards for allotting them favourable duty and also from prisoners to provide them better facilities."
Dec 23, 2011 Transparency International: South Asia: Corruption plagues daily life - Political parties and police seen as most corrupt : "more than one in three people who deal with public services said they pay bribes. In previous surveys of this nature, only Sub-Saharan Africa had a higher rate of bribe-paying."
Dec 23, 2011 Politicians, cops most corrupt: Survey
Dec 23, 2011 Netas, cops most corrupt: Survey: "The survey, released by Transparency International, found that 64% Indians bribed police for one reason or the other while 55% felt that the government was ineffective in the fight against corruption."
Dec 23, 2011 Wall Strret Journal: Corruption Rampant In South Asia, Study Says: "More than one in three people who deal with public services in South Asia pay bribes", "Political parties and the police are the most corrupt institutions in each of the six countries, followed closely by legislatures and public officials"
Dec 23, 2011 Two army jawans held for harassing girl: "the two jawans had in a drunken state misbehaved with the girl travelling in Nawada-Gaya passenger train and had beaten up her mother and grandmother for protesting"
Dec 21, 2011 FTN: Are politicians scared of an independent CBI?: "Team Anna on Wednesday attacked the government for keeping CBI out of Lokpal's ambit."
Dec 20, 2011 Rs 10,000 cr bribe a year: ACB report on Andhra liquor: "payment of bribes as protection money to everyone from officials and ministers to journalists", "Names of over 50 MLAs of various parties have reportedly cropped up during the probe"
Dec 20, 2011 Over 1,500 died in custody: NHRC: "As many as 1,574 people were killed in custody in the past year, according to the data released by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). Uttar Pradesh topped the list with 331 deaths being reported in both police and judicial custody."
Dec 20, 2011 Koreans face wrath of cops, detained for nine hours: ""Even the policeman thrashed us. The police treated us like criminals and kept us in the police station for hours."
Dec 20, 2011 Wagah the new drug route?: "The Indo-Pak border is used by smugglers to push narcotics and counterfeit currency notes into India. Investigations reveal that security officials and border rangers on the other side of the border in connivance with the smugglers."
Dec 19, 2011 Fake notes: Can’t ‘bank’ on banks: "Getting forged notes from ATM counters has now become a regular affair in the city.", "The cops quizzed me about the places from where I got the money. I was interrogated as if I had printed the fake notes. It was adding insult to the injury,""
Dec 18, 2011 Pre-meditated brutality: "There cannot be two views on the brutal crackdown by Delhi Police on Baba Ramdev’s supporters who had gathered at Ramlila Maidan on June 4. It was premeditated and politically motivated."
Dec 17, 2011 Ruchika case: Rathore's pension restored: "In a move that has shocked the friends of molestation victim Ruchika Girhotra, the Central Administrative Tribunal has restored the pension of former Haryana DGP S P S Rathore who was convicted in the 1990 case."
Dec 17, 2011 Ishrat case: CBI files charges against 20 Gujarat cops: "The cops named accused in the case range from Ahmedabad police chief to constables. Besides murder, they have also been charged with destruction of evidence."
Dec 16, 2011 The Vancouver Sun: India probes more than 100 deaths from moonshine liquor: "West Bengal's illegal alcohol industry thrives, destroying lives at the bottom of society, because many senior politicians and influential businessmen have ownership stakes and local police receive bribes to look the other way, Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/India+probes+more+than+deaths+from+moonshine+liquor/5866751/story.html#ixzz1gkNIxcDN"
Dec 16, 2011 Crackdown on Ramdev supporters at Ramila ground was preplanned to please political masters: amicus to Supreme Court: ""it was an abrupt operation in the midnight to please their(police) political masters." "The home minister and the police commissioner were working together to decide what is to be done to Baba Ramdev," he said. He also contended the Centre was also planning to do the same thing with Anna Hazare two months down the line by arresting him in the morning but they could not."
Dec 16, 2011 Ramdev swoop was pre-planned: Amicus Curiae: "Amicus Curiae Rajiv Dhawan pointed out that when Ramdev was arrested, he did not make inciting speech."
Dec 16, 2011 Crackdown on Ramdev was preplanned: Amicus to SC: "The Supreme Court was today told that the decision on midnight crackdown on Yoga guru Ramdev and his supporters was taken in advance by the Centre and police implemented it to please their "political masters"."
Dec 16, 2011 WB hooch tragedy: Angry locals blame police: "At least 140 people died after consuming country-made liquor which was contaminated with methyl alcohol."
Dec 16, 2011 Can the CBI ever be truly independent?: "The government continues to face the heat on the Lokpal issue, with the fight now coming down to the CBI."
Dec 16, 2011 Conflict of interest: Oppn wants PC to quit: "CNN-IBN had accessed papers which show that the Home Ministry withdrew charges against a hotelier."
Dec 16, 2011 Chidambaram case: MHA's decision revoked: "The case against SP Gupta was reportedly dropped on the Home Ministry's directions."
Dec 16, 2011 Bengal hooch tragedy toll now 143, CID to probe: "More than 300 people, mostly poor labourers, rickshaw-pullers and hawkers, are still battling for life in different hospitals.", "police comes and takes bribe from these hooch peddlers", "dead bodies that are lying right next to the patient who are being treated"
Dec 15, 2011 How many Sukhois must crash for us to call it a scandal?: "When Mulayam Singh Yadav was defence minister in the HD Deve Gowda government in the late 1990s, he was, for all practical purposes, minister in absentia. Preoccupied rather more with defending his political turf in the volatile state of Uttar Pradesh", "the deals associated with its purchase from Russia in the late 1990s have been dogged by the taint of corruption that has spared no political party – from the Congress to the BJP to the Samjawadi Party.", "a report of the Comptroller and Auditor-General revealed in 2006 that the Sukhoi deal, valued initially at Rs 22,000 crore, had by then shot up to Rs 45,000 crore. Just to translate the manuals from Russian to English cost Rs 42 crore of taxpayers’ money.", "particularly when private secretaries of politicians openly admit to having taking commissions on defence deals. And when these magnificent flying machines keep falling from the skies, you have to wonder just how deep the rot runs. And just how much of a blood price the nation must pay to the leeches that suck it dry."
Dec 15, 2011 HC notice to Centre on plea to insulate CBI from 'influences': "The Delhi High Court today issued notices to the Centre, CBI, Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on a PIL seeking to insulate the investigating agency from ''political and other influences'' exerted on it by the government of the day."
Dec 14, 2011 Hooch kills 57, nexus finger at police More than 100 in hospital: "“An illicit liquor shop is located just opposite the Sangrampur police outpost but the law-enforcers have not taken any action despite our repeated pleas. Those running the illicit liquor dens are in league with a section of the police,”"
Dec 14, 2011 IAF lost 30 fighter aircraft, 10 choppers in three years: "these crashes include 16 fighter aircraft of the MiG-21 series. "26 defence personnel including 13 pilots have lost their lives"
Dec 14, 2011 Corruption has ‘taken over India’ but can be eliminated: "While "lower level bureaucracy and police thrive on bribes and baksheesh, higher level (depend) on grease money and scams... "The state withers away and in many parts of India what is left of the state, it appears, is only held together due to corruption and a sophisticated system of sharing the spoils.""
Dec 12, 2011 Give me your wallet, keep the licence: "Twenty-four-year-old Dinesh Rathi, a school dropout, got himself a constable’s khakis, a getaway car and a button-operated knife and set out to make money.", "while travelling in his Maruti Esteem car to dispose of more than three tonne of pesticides"
Dec 12, 2011 ACP names 14 top babus in FIR: "tremendous pressure was mounted on the complainant, who was working in the same jurisdiction and it was raided illegally. Higher officers forced him to write a false report that apart from the money, fake currency was found and seized."
Dec 11, 2011 When white ants ate away roadrollers: "“How many geological eras it took the white ants to eat away the roadrollers?” I had asked an august officer, who came pleading to me to settle the objection."
Dec 11, 2011 Cop vanishes with seized Rs.1.5 crore: "While special teams intercepted four vehicles, they are said to have stopped only one vehicle and allowed the other vehicles to flee the scene with the huge cash collected from innocent depositors."
Dec 10, 2011 Call The Pathologist - The torture of Soni Sori is worse than what the Raj ever inflicted : "Pebbles were shoved up her private parts.", the independent Indian state feels so much more insecure from its own people as to exceed the British in torture and repression", Sahoo was arrested on November 25 in independent India by a morally challenged system for alleged crimes not in line with his political activism."
Dec 10, 2011 Woman accuses trainee IPS officer of cheating: "a trainee IPS officer who promised to marry her and then cheated. She alleged that his family demanded Rs 50 lakh, two kg of gold and a BMW car as dowry."
Dec 9, 2011 Probe jail warden for corruption, robbery: Court: "allegation that the officer had first taken a Rs 5 lakh-bribe from a person to get his family members a job in the prison."
Dec 9, 2011 BBC: India hospital fire in Calcutta kills dozens: "Relatives of patients complained that her convoy had blocked the passage of ambulances in the hospital complex. Police resorted to a baton charge as the crowds moved forward to Ms Banerjee's car."
Dec 8, 2011 भंवरी के पति पर भी गहराया सीबीआई का शक: "एक खबर ने राजस्थान के कम से कम डेढ़ सौ नेताओं, अफसरों और पुलिस अफसरों की नींद उड़ा दी है. खबर है ही कुछ ऐसी...सीबीआई को अजमेर के एक बैंक लॉकर से भंवरी देवी की डेढ़ सौ सीडी मिली हैं. इनमें कुछ सीडी में तो ब़ड़े-बड़े दिग्गज नेता न सिर्फ भंवरी के साथ डांस कर रहे हैं, बल्कि भंवरी की डांस पर नोट भी लुटा रहे हैं."
Dec 8, 2011 पढ़ें: क्यों सीबीआई पूछताछ से भागा भंवरी का पति?: "इस वीडियो में यह खुलासा हुआ कि सीबीआई कैसे करती है पूछताछ और गवाहों से कैसे उगलवाया जाता है सच. साथ ही इंटरोगेशन रूम में गवाह से कैसा सलूक होता है इस बात का भी सबूत है."
Dec 7, 2011 Police lathicharge protesting teachers in Punjab
Dec 7, 2011 First the slap, now the highandedness: "teachers were allegedly roughed up by policemen."
Dec 7, 2011 After Sarpanch, cops rough up teachers in Punjab: "Protesting teachers and villagers were roughed by policemen at Sukhna village in Muktsar."
Dec 6, 2011 Over 560 IPS officers yet to submit asset details: "After directing states to furnish property records of IPS officers, the Union Home Ministry has received details of Immovable Property Returns (IPR) of 152 officers out of the 713 who had not done so."
Dec 6, 2011 'Slapping' sarpanch denies it all: "100 cops mute spectator", "After an FIR was registered against him for slapping a woman teacher who demanded a permanent job, Shiromani Akali Dal sarpanch Baljinder Singh on Tuesday (December 6) remained defiant and claimed that he never slapped the woman at a function held in Muktsar district."
Dec 6, 2011 Maharashtra cops make a killing from rentals: "joint commissioner of police (state intelligence department) Rashmi Shukla has leased her flat to Emirate Airlines for an annual Rs 22.80 lakh. At Rs 36 lakh each, Joint CP, Vigilance (FDA), Dilip Shrirao and Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayi Arogya Yojana's CEO K Venkatesham are the officers making the most rental income"
Dec 5, 2011 Akali Dal sarpanch slaps woman in MP's function: "Police just stood by watching"
Dec 4, 2011 City cops, moral police veto ‘SlutWalk’: "the police backed out, fearing opposition from organisations like the RSS and Sri Rama Sene."
Dec 4, 2011 Adivasi tortured to death: "Jhipru Muk-ne was tortured because he couldn't repay his employer a loan of measely 6,000 rupees. But what's even more shocking is that the police reportedly refused to register a complaint when the victim's wife approached them."
Dec 4, 2011 देखें: पार्क में प्रेमी जोड़ों पर लेडी इंस्पेक्टर की दबंगई
Dec 4, 2011 Has moral policing gone too far?
Dec 4, 2011 Ghaziabad: Cops turn moral police, target couples: "Policemen have resumed 'Operation Majnu' to crack down on couples, which they claim will curb sexual harassment."
Dec 4, 2011 Rs.5 lakh solatium for Tamil Nadu women raped by cops: "Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday announced a solatium of Rs.5 lakh for each of the four tribal women, who were allegedly raped by policemen in Villupuram district, and suspended five uniformed men.", "A team of police and forest department personnel indulged in loot, arson and rape in Vachathi village in Dharmapuri district in June 1992."
Dec 4, 2011 SC rebukes CBI for questioning Gujarat judiciary's fairness: "The Supreme Court today rapped the CBI for making insinuations that Gujarat's trial courts and its judges were partial towards state's former Home Minister Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, saying it was "complete nonsense" and ''contemptuous''."
Dec 3, 2011 Lt Gen Prakash sacked over Sukna land scam: "Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash is the senior-most officer to be court-martialled ever."