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Jun 13, 2015 EXCLUSIVE: Majority community under attack again in West Bengal, BJP blames TMC of playing communal politics: "murderous mobs rampaged through the streets smoking out members of the community. The ill fated community found themselves isolated and terrorized. The state machinery led by the police did nothing,"
Jun 6, 2015 84 Delhi policemen booked for corruption
May 26, 2015 Cleaning up India's police: Here's what can remove corruption among top cops: "an Additional Commissioner of Police of Bengaluru has been suspended for his suspected ties with a lottery kingpin of the underworld. To boot this, a few other senior serving and retired IPS officers, including a former DGP, have been mentioned as possible accomplices."
May 26, 2015 Bizarre: Man challaned for not wearing helmet in ‘car’
May 25, 2015 Delhi Anti Corruption Branch can arrest Delhi Police officials, holds high court: "Justice Vipin Sanghi denied bail to Anil Kumar, who was head constable at Sonia Vihar's police station and arrested earlier this month while allegedly extorting money from a scrap dealer in the area."
May 24, 2015 Top IPS officer in Bengaluru suspended over lottery racket links : "Top IPS officer in Bengaluru suspended over lottery racket links"
May 23, 2015 Govt survey pegs bribe at Rs 4,400/year per family: "The survey conducted by National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) showed that individuals in Lucknow, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune as well as rural areas paid maximum amount of bribe for general work, admission and to police personnel."
May 20, 2015 Inquiry initiated into SP Deshpande corruption case: "The anti-corruption branch (ACB) of the directorate of vigilance has initiated a preliminary inquiry against SP Atmaram Deshpande for being involved in an alleged corruption case at Valpoi police training school."
May 17, 2015 Minors beaten mercilessly: Two cops suspended: "A day after a video of two police constables mercilessly beating two minor boys in Katni, Madhya Pradesh, went viral on social media, the two cops have been suspended.Superintendent of Police of Katni confirms the constables have been suspended after an initial probe was conducted based on the video."
May 17, 2015 Maharashtra police officer suspended for dancing with bar girls: "Maharashtra Police suspended a police officer, who was caught dancing with bar girls while in uniform, after a video of his act went viral, officials said on Friday."
May 12, 2015 Debate: Fight bribes, get bricks?: "In a horrific incident of police brutality, a head constable of Delhi Police today hit a woman with a brick in posh central Delhi locality after an altercation following which he was arrested and dismissed from service as the incident triggered widespread outrage. Traffic policeman Satish Chandra was arrested and a criminal case was filed against him after a video clip of his attacking a young woman with two children at Golf Links area went viral."
May 11, 2015 Fight corruption & get assaulted?: "In a case of police brutality, a head constable on Monday (May 11) attacked a woman with a brick in the posh Golf Link area of central Delhi over a minor altercation following which he was suspended pending a detailed inquiry. The traffic cop was suspended and a criminal case was filed against him after a video clip of the attack surfaced. The victim, who was riding a two-wheeler, alleged that the constable demanded a bribe accusing her of violating traffic rules. She alleged that her small child was also abused by the cop. She said that following an argument, the cop picked up a brick and attacked her."
May 11, 2015 Delhi Traffic Police constable hits woman with a brick, arrested: "In a shocking incident in Delhi's elite Golf Links area, a traffic policeman attacked a woman with a brick. The incident took place when the woman was on her way to drop her daughters to the school on Monday morning"
May 11, 2015 Woman attacked by a traffic cop with bricks after she refused to pay bribe in Delhi: "Not even 24 hours after a DTC bus driver who was beaten to death by a biker in the national capital could get justice; another shocking incident of road rage has been reported in the metro city. This time, the incident turned even uglier as it was initiated by the lawmakers themselves. (Also Read: Bus driver, 42, beaten to death by 22-year-old biker. Who is responsible? Can compensation get a life back?)"
May 5, 2015 Police 'sloth' holding up passports
May 4, 2015 Those who enforce the law must know the law
May 4, 2015 Three AP cops arrested for robbing man of Rs 27 lakh: "Three police constables from Andhra Pradesh, who posed as senior staffers of the Income Tax department and robbed a man of Rs 27.5 lakh in Bengaluru,"
May 4, 2015 Kerala: Top police officer caught allegedly cheating in law examination, asked to leave centre: "Inspector general of police (Thrissur range) TJ Jose had to leave the exam hall 30 minutes before the test ended at St Paul’s College in Kalamasserry, on the outskirts of the port city of Kochi, after invigilators found he was allegedly copying from a textbook."
May 3, 2015 Army officer arrested for raping mentally-challenged woman in Nashik: "Sahani forcibly took the woman, also a resident of his building, to his flat, while his family members were away, and sexually assaulted her"
May 2, 2015 Delhi govt’s ACB arrests head constable for accepting bribe: "“Complainant made a video recording of head constable demanding a bribe. Complainant registered a complaint against head constable, ASI and constable at Delhi government’s Anti-Corruption Helpline and thereafter, action was taken against the corrupt police officials,”"
Apr 29, 2015 ‘Police forced me to drink urine, have sex with dog’: "“I was made to drink gutter water and urine… It is correct that I was asked to drink urine of another accused and my urine (was given) to him.” The witness further alleged that they were forced to have sex with a stray dog and that he was regularly beaten up in the police custody from April 24, 2003, till he was released on May 17, 2003."
Apr 26, 2015 Inquiry instituted after traffic constable exposes corruption: "The traffic police chief has instituted an inquiry after a constable, Sunil Toke (50), complained about harassment for his refusal to accept bribes and distribute the money to a chain of officers extending to the top of the hierarchy."
Apr 24, 2015 Mumbai cops held for model's rape: "the Mumbai Police arrested three of their own staff — two assistant police inspectors and a police constable — besides five other people, on Friday on charges of raping a model."
Apr 23, 2015 74 graft cases against IAS, IPS officers in past three years
Apr 18, 2015 ED files case against VK Singh’s close associate: "over alleged financial irregularities in the supply of defence items. "
Apr 6, 2015 14-yr-old allegedly beaten by cops: "A 14-year-old boy succumbed to injuries after he was allegedly beaten up by cops in Lakhimpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The minor died at a hospital during treatment. He was first thrashed by a shopkeeper and his aids who caught him stealing toffees from his shop. The Superintendent of Police of the district has ordered an inquiry into the case. After being in police custody for some time, he was admitted to the hospital, where he died a few days later. The locals of the area protested against the police and blocked road."
Apr 6, 2015 Turkman Gate murder: AAP MLA accused of shielding suspects: " the accused were Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members and were being shielded by the police and AAP MLA and environment minister Asim Ahmed Khan."
Apr 5, 2015 Women tortured in custody?: "In a shocking incident of police brutality, two women have been allegedly brutally assaulted by police constables inside a police station in Rohini, Delhi. The women were thrashed for not confessing to a theft charge. The family of the victims are now demanding strict action against the cops."
Apr 4, 2015 Delhi: Police officer allegedly thrashes two women inside police station: "Two women were allegedly beaten up by a sub-inspector inside a police station in New Delhi's Rohini area. Four police officers including a sub-inspector have been suspended."
Apr 4, 2015 Police atrocity in Delhi?: "In an alleged case of police atrocity in New Delhi, two girls were brutally assaulted by police and were forced to confess to a crime. The women have alleged that they were thrashed in police custody and claimed that police in Rohini, while investigating a theft case, called them for questioning and forced to confess for a crime that they haven't committed. Meanwhile, Delhi Police has suspended three women police personnel and a Sub Inspector after the complaint by the victims. An enquiry has been ordered."
Apr 4, 2015 Policemen thrash, kick mentally challenged man after tying his hands and legs in Udaipur: "The incident grabbed the attention on Friday after a video footage of the assault was circulated, reportedly showing two to three policemen thrashing and kicking the mentally challenged man after tying his hands and legs inside Surajpol police station premises in Udaipur."
Apr 4, 2015 Four cops suspended for custodial brutality: "“The police forced my sister to confess in the case. When she resisted, she was beaten with wooden sticks and threatened of sticks being inserted into her private parts,”"
Mar 29, 2015 Bihar disgraced again: After rampant cheating, over 1,000 impersonators held during police recruitment: "organised syndicates were facilitating impersonation, forgery and cheating in lieu of money ranging anywhere between Rs 50,000 and Rs 1 lakh"
Mar 27, 2015 In UP, the mafia-politician nexus rules: "“The entire bureaucracy — both civil and police — in Uttar Pradesh is left with two options: They can either work as agents of the ruling party or remain dumped in inconsequential posts. Those who toe the line survive. Those that do not can either move out of the state or go to heaven. It is that simple”."
Mar 22, 2015 25 policemen booked for corruption by vigilance department
Mar 19, 2015 SC asks Uttar Pradesh government to explain arrest of teen over Facebook comment on Azam Khan: "The Supreme Court has sought an explanation from Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday to report to it about the circumstnces in which Section 66A of the Information Technology Act (IT) was imposed against the class IX boy."
Mar 18, 2015 Class 11th student arrested for objectionable post against Azam Khan on Facebook: "A class 11th student in Bareilly was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly putting up objectionable posts and attributing them to minister Azam Khan. A FIR was lodged against the boy by a sympathiser of the minister. The student was arrested under the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act."
Mar 16, 2015 AgustaWestland chopper scam: Middleman Michel spent crores on air travel of senior IAF officials: "Two former Indian Air Force officers received favours from middleman Christain Michel in the multi-crore AgustaWestalnd VVIP chopper deal scam case. The two officers, who have already retired from the IAF, have been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate."
Mar 16, 2015 AgustaWestland chopper scam: Middleman Michel spent crores on air travel of senior IAF officials: "Michel had allegedly spent Rs 4 crore on air travels of top Indian officials, amongst them retired Air Marshal Gautam Nayyar. Michel had spent Rs 56 lakh on retired Air Marshal Gautam Nayyar and his family between 2010-2013, even after the officer had retired from the IAF. He paid for Nayyar's air travel and luxury hotel stays abroad. Nayyar's wife Rachita, daughter Ruchi, son Gaurav and daughter-in-law Smridi also travelled at Michel's expense."
Mar 12, 2015 Bangalore cop filmed kicking, thrashing his daughter; images go viral: "the man, a policeman from Madurai, beat his daughter “black and blue”, while at least 50 people on the street simply watched."
Mar 11, 2015 Harish Salve promises to raise VVIP racism cases: "Joining the 'End VVIP racism' campaign is top Supreme Court lawyer Harish Salve. It was on his petition that the sc ordered a slew of directions to curb misuse of red beacon and hooting horns for VIP vehicles. Salve is now planning to file a fresh application seeking further directions on VVIP movement and inconvenience casued to public."
Mar 10, 2015 Court: Pay damages, act against cops: "Calcutta High Court today upheld the state human rights commission's recommendation for compensation to a professor and his neighbour who were arrested on the charge of circulating an Internet joke on chief minister Mamata Banerjee in 2012."
Mar 6, 2015 Kerala tycoon has state's backing: "A day after UDF Chief Whip PC George's alleged that Kerala DGP tried to derail probe into Chandrabose murder case, he has handed over the evidence he claimed to have against the government to the chief minister. The pressure on Kerala CM is increasing to clear the air on the murder probe against businessman Mohammed Nisham. This comes after the UDF chief whip alleged that the Kerala DGP was trying to derail the probe."
Mar 6, 2015 TIMES NOW impact: Action against VVIP racism: "A senior-rank police officer was today transferred following the inquiry into the ruckus outside a city club where policemen jostled with members to prevent their entry during a function attended by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Keshav Patil had been transferred to Mumbai police headquarters, official sources said."
Mar 6, 2015 VVIPs won't use number plates: "In New Delhi, the constitutional dignitaries flaunt the state emblem on their vehicles. But documents accessed by TIMES NOW claims, one cannot skip the number plate and just have the emblem. On the car of Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, there is a red beacon, Indian flag, the state emblem but not the number plate. Legal experts and the political class agree that the law is being flouted by the VVIPs. VVIPs have been displaying the status symbol and with nobody"
Mar 5, 2015 Srinagar Airport: A special gate for VVIPs: "There seems to be no end to VVIP Racism. Here's another instance from Srinagar where VVIP Racism has the common man up in arms as he has to reach airport nearly 3 hours prior to his flight as they have to wait at the entrance of the airport for hours and all thanks to the VVIPs as they zip through."
Mar 5, 2015 Kerala DGP accused of shielding Nisham: "Kerala government chief whip P C George on Thursday said Director General of Police (DGP) K S Balasubramaniam tried to protect businessman Mohammed Nisham during probe into the murder of a security guard."
Mar 2, 2015 End VVIP raj: Detained and victimised in Mumbai: "VVIP racism in the heart of Mumbai, members of a club denied entry as Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis attends an event in the club. Whenm angry club members questioned the cops they were dragged by the neck and pinned to the wall. This is just another example of VVIP racism at its worst."
Mar 1, 2015 Maharashtra: Woman accused of theft thrashed by police officer in Jalgaon: "A woman, accused of stealing another woman's purse, was beaten up in full public view allegedly by a policeman, a video of which has gone viral."
Mar 1, 2015 Cop thrashes woman in full public view: "Another case of police brutality has come to light. A cop was caught on video thrashing a woman at a bus station in Jalgaon, Maharashtra for allegedly trying to steal. As the woman begged for mercy, the cop dragged the her by her hair and beat her with a baton."
Feb 27, 2015 Bengaluru: Ambulances stuck, CM zooms past : "It is not just the common man who is suffering in Bengaluru. Three ambulances with heart patients were forced to wait so that a minister could have a hassle free passage. The ambulances were made to wait for over an hour."
Feb 27, 2015 Why do VVIPs need special zones?: "The VVIP Raj is also rampant in the country's financial capital, Mumbai. TIMES NOW Correspondent Kashif Khusro gets us this report from Mumbai airport revealing how VVIP culture is rampant at the airport."
Feb 27, 2015 VVIP racism a reality in India: "As the TIMES NOW's campaign to flush out VVIP Raj culture getting momentum, more and more stories are coming from across the country. Now the story comes from Lucknow's Charbagh station where public are made to wait while a VIP lounge is kept empty just for ministers, MLAs and MPs."
Feb 27, 2015 End VVIPRaj gets massive response: "24 hours after an explosive debate on The Newshour on the open VVIP racism, we have been inundated with calls, messages and over 10,000 tweets on the humiliation citizens endure on a day-to-day basis. Our campaign has been so impactful that government was forced to respond. A few VVIP lanes were relabeled and a few Chief Ministers are embarassed for choking the common man in traffic. The fight to demolish VVIP Raj has only just begun."
Feb 27, 2015 VIP vehicles flout parking prohibition in drop-in lanes: "There is no end to the VIP culture at the local railway station. Parking of vehicles is strictly prohibited at the drop-in lanes, but not if these are red-beaconed cars, or government and Army vehicles."
Feb 26, 2015 Debate: #EndVVIPRaj: Action Begins Here - 2: "TIMES NOW's exclusive campaign exposes the self-proclaimed VVIPs. The discrimination is a clear divide between the haves and have nots. While the common people encounter several difficulties on daily basis reaching their respective workplaces, travelling on trains, taking our buses, there is a growing breed of politicians or self-proclaimed VVIPs who want to make people like you and me suffer by delaying our flights, choking us up in queues because they take a shortcut and most importantly insulting us for paying taxes and abiding laws. The fight to demolish VVIP raj has only just begun."
Feb 26, 2015 Debate: #EndVVIPRaj: Action Begins Here - 1: "TIMES NOW's exclusive campaign exposes the self-proclaimed VVIPs. The discrimination is a clear divide between the haves and have nots. While the common people encounter several difficulties on daily basis reaching their respective workplaces, travelling on trains, taking our buses, there is a growing breed of politicians or self-proclaimed VVIPs who want to make people like you and me suffer by delaying our flights, choking us up in queues because they take a shortcut and most importantly insulting us for paying taxes and abiding laws. The fight to demolish VVIP raj has only just begun."
Feb 26, 2015 Former top cop faces vigilance probe: "Former Thrissur top cop Jacob Job suspended over allegations of interfering in probe against killer tycoon Mohammed Nisham. He is now facing a vigilance probe. Nisham had allegedly roughed up the security guard andthen dragged him to a wall of a parking lot and ran him overwith his car for delay in opening the gate of the apartmentcomplex allegedly in an inebriated state. The guard battled for his life for 18 days and succumbed to injuries on February 16."
Feb 5, 2015 Matang Sinh arrest: After Goswami, a senior IPS officer comes under scanner: "Reports suggest that Goswami had also played a crucial role in shifting the IPS officer from one paramilitary force to another without consensus of chiefs of either forces."
Feb 4, 2015 Cop, wife torture five-year-old to death: "the child was made to do daily chores for Husain’s wife Razia Sultana. The couple ill-treated and harassed Shahista. Neighbours complaints had fallen on deaf ears of the Bollaram police and the Child Line director. It was only after Medak district SP Sumathi intervened, DSP Tirupatanna ventured to rescue the child in vain. The DSP told reporters that the head constable and his wife tortured Sabah, which is not her real name, and slammed her head against the wall. They inflicted burns using a red-hot needle. They also starved her for months. Doctors confirmed that the girl died of severe injury to her skull."
Jan 29, 2015 RPF cop beats up physically-challenged man, suspended
Jan 24, 2015 HC asks 2 cops to face trial 23 years after torturing woman: "Justice A I Cheema overturned a magistrate's order in 1998 acquitting the two cops accused by the woman of brutally beating her up and pouring chilli powder dissolved in water into her private parts to force her to reveal information about the recovery of some gold coins in 1992."
Jan 19, 2015 Torture cry: governor,HC step in: "the alleged inhuman treatment of the lady, who has said she was slashed with razor blades and nettle leaves were rubbed on her private parts, prompted the governor to step in."
Jan 13, 2015 Prashant Bhushan seeks SIT probe against CBI ex-chief on coal scam
Jan 6, 2015 No. of ACB traps trebles in Yavatmal: "The number of corruption traps in Yavatmal has tripled in the last year as compared to 2013."
Jan 4, 2015 Steps to weed out graft in police force: "The department received 57,990 complaints against policemen on the anti-corruption helpline number, 9910641064, in the past one year, of which only 378 were found to be actionable."
Jan 4, 2015 Steps to weed out graft in police force: "A total of 563 personnel were suspended and departmental inquiries were ordered against 665 officers."
Jan 2, 2015 Cops gang-rape minor girl in police station in Badaun, Akhilesh assures stern action: "According to a complaint filed by the victim’s mother, two drunk constables — Avnish Yadav and Veerpal Yadav — abducted the girl when she was going to a nearby field to relieve herself and dragged her into a car. They then took her inside a room in the police station and repeatedly raped her, the complainant said, adding, the two then left the minor, who was bleeding profusely, outside her house in the village."
Dec 31, 2014 22 policemen booked for corruption in Ghaziabad: "for offences ranging from extorting money from people plying heavy transport vehicles to demanding bribes for registering a case. Ghaziabad SSP Dharmendra Singh said, "A sub-inspector, Sanjiv Kumar Bishnoi, and three constables demanded a bribe from a Shahidnagar resident who had come to the Sahibabad police station to file a report about his wife and two children going missing"
Dec 27, 2014 Viral video: Gujarat cop in uniform dances with bar girl, gets suspended: "Solanki was also seen in the video, showering currency on the bar girl and dancing with her in his police uniform."
Dec 26, 2014 CBI Chief Ranjit Sinha Accused of Corruption in Complaint Filed by Prashant Bhushan
Dec 25, 2014 Police 'radar' to track corrupt personnel: "Admitting that some police personnel are corrupt—they "extort money and take bribes"—director general of police (DGP) T N Mohan said suspects will be marked through an internal vigilance set-up developed specifically for the police force."
Dec 20, 2014 Police corruption, past and present: "A study by the Bangalore-based portal I-Paid-A-Bribe concludes that of all the government departments in Karnataka, the police are the most corrupt. In the first 11 months of the year, citizens logging on to the portal reported paying close to Rs. 9 crore as bribes to the men in khaki. The study surveyed 37 state agencies; the second-most corrupt was the transport department"
Dec 16, 2014 Police shame: Junagadh lady PSI caught taking Rs 2.5 lakh bribe: "Bagda had demanded Rs7 lakh from him for not “harassing him in the fake robbery case and over reported errors in records of his land.”"
Dec 14, 2014 2 constables booked for corruption: "The complainant told police the men came to his shanty in east Delhi on Tuesday and demanded Rs 1 lakh to allow him to repair his home."
Dec 13, 2014 Mumbai cop and friend caught by corruption bureau: " accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 from a slum dweller in Govandi in Mankhurd."
Dec 8, 2014 Delhi shamed again: Police in the dock: "Brutal rape of a 25-year-old in Delhi sending shockwaves across the nation and as cops probe the case, glaring lapses emerge in the functioning of radio cab service, whose driver committed the heinous crime. But what is even more shocking is that, the serial rapist got a character certificate from cops earlier this year."
Dec 4, 2014 Sadhvi Pragya narrates police torture story on video: "the Maharashtra police beat her with leather belts through the nights, starved her for 24 days without even a morsel of food, gave her electric shocks, verbally abused her and made her listen to objectionable pornographic recordings in the company of male undertrials."
Nov 30, 2014 Director in the dock, the agency tainted: "In a unique first-time move, on November 20, the Supreme Court ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha to keep away from the investigation into the 2G Spectrum scam. This is because prima facie the court has found credible the charges against him that he had attempted to help the accused in the case and delay prosecution in the Aircel-Maxis case involving former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran."
Nov 20, 2014 Supreme Court raps CBI chief: Is sinha guilty of compromising 2G trial?: "In a huge blow to the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked him to withdraw himself from overseeing the investigation into the 2G scam case."
Nov 20, 2014 As a man of honour Ranjit Sinha should step down: Soli Soroabjee: "In a huge blow to the CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked him to withdraw himself from overseeing the investigation into the 2G scam case."
Nov 20, 2014 Should Sinha quit or be sacked?: "In a new twist to the 2G scam, Supreme Court pulls up the CBI chief Ranjit Sinha, asking him to recuse himself from the investigations. Ranjit Sinha's meetings with brokers of the people accused, who his own agency is investigating, has embarrassed the CBI. Will the government sack the CBI director who has tarnished the image of India's leading investigating agency?"
Nov 20, 2014 Cops carry MP min's slippers: "A policeman is seen carrying Madhya Pradesh minister Yashodhara Raje's slippers in Shivpuri district. Are cops her servants? Should the minister apologise?"
Nov 20, 2014 SC on CBI chief: Sinha had it coming, he breached line of propriety too often: "The indictment is sharp and clear: the country’s premier investigative agency is not trustworthy."
Nov 20, 2014 SC order on Ranjit Sinha is a lesson for govt while appointing CBI directors: "The most important question is whether Ranjit Sinha should continue to head the CBI until he retires on 2 December."
Nov 20, 2014 Court raps Sinha for damaging CBI’s reputation: ""Better for you to recuse (from 2G cases). ..if we write in our order on what is happening, it may damage the reputation of a great institution""
Nov 20, 2014 Supreme insult: CBI chief Ranjit Sinha taken off 2G, may face Govt probe: "Supreme Court slaps another notice on CBI chief Ranjit Sinha, seeks explanation on visitors' logbook"
Nov 12, 2014 #KhakiAbuse on full display in UP: "In what is an appalling state of affairs in Uttar Pradesh, an onduty cop is seen dancing with a girl in a public event. The cop was reportedly in an inebriated state and is seen showering money on the girl performing on stage. The defiant cop is also seen brandishing his service revolver in full public view."
Nov 12, 2014 Brandishing revolver, UP policeman showers Rs 30,000 cash on dancer: "The "fun" at the barrel of a revolver went on for nearly an hour"
Nov 12, 2014 Caught on camera: Drunk cop forces dancer to perform at gunpoint in UP's Shahjahanpur: "A drunk policeman allegedly forced a dancer to perform at gunpoint for an hour and showered currency notes worth Rs, 30,000 on her at a function in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh."
Nov 4, 2014 Mobile footage exposes cop brutality: "In yet another case of police brutality -- a mobile thief was beaten up black and blue on the streets of Yadgir in Karnataka by cops. The thief, who was caught red-handed by the public was turned over to the cops who chose to give the thief street justice in full public view by thrashing him with a cane. The brutality of Karnataka cops was recorded by a passerby on a mobile phone."
Nov 1, 2014 Colonial structure, feudal values: "First, the J&K DIG is one of many “kings” in the police forces of the country. Only two years ago, a PIL heard in the Punjab and Haryana High Court alleged that an officer of the rank of inspector general of police of the vigilance department was using as many as 31 police constables and head constables as “servants”."
Oct 30, 2014 U.P Police blame all but the rapists: "Embarrassed Uttar Pradesh Police orders inquiry into the report given under Right to Information Act (RTI). Uttar Pradesh's IG Law and Order says controversial report has not been prepared at the DG level, and action will be taken after a detailed inquiry"
Oct 30, 2014 Khaps blame women, UP cops agree: "The new Indian Taliban isn't limited to just the state of Haryana. It's so popular, that even the most ineffective police force in India has joined the fan club. Ask Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's cops why rapes are on the rise and there comes the answer from the new Indian Taliban Encyclopedia. Jeans, mobiles, television shows, and women themselves. All except the rapist have been blamed."
Oct 29, 2014 Coded messages indicate transactions between Moin Qureshi and ex-CBI director: "More links are emerging between meat exporter Moin Qureshi and former CBI director AP Singh, a laptop has been from Qureshi's office which shows coded messages exchanged with Singh in 2013. The transcripts indicate possible monetary transactions between Singh and Qureshi."
Oct 29, 2014 Debate: #FatherSonPowerTrip on internet: " In one of the pictures, a man is seen tying shoe laces ofthe DIG while the caption next to the picture reads,"Real King --My Dad!! Last time he put his shoes himself was almost 15 years ago #BossLife #King xx." The caption on another picture shows a police gypsy surrounded by the armed police personnel reads, "Motivation right here! Traffic and this is how police and gunmen clear traffic when my dad is on the road #power#king#guns." In another picture, the DIG who was awarded Presidential police medal this year, is seen coming out of a building with his son and surrounded by policemen. The caption on the picture reads,"Dad and I. #Security, #Guns and #Umbrella even when there is no sun or rain." Reacting to the news the DIG told an English news channel,"I have served my entire life with respect and dignity, now that I am retiring, someone has done the mischief.""
Oct 29, 2014 J&K DIG's son exposes father's lavish life, abuse of position: "One picture posted by junior Beigh shows a man, apparently a cop, tying shoelaces of senior Beigh with a caption “Real King – My Dad! Last time he put his shoes himself was almost 15 years ago! #BossLife#Kingxx”"
Oct 29, 2014 Moin Qureshi BBM message to ex-CBI chief A P Singh: ‘Sir 500 words essay is good or 1000 word essay and size of jacket. Fast pls.’: "According to the country’s top legal officer, these messages were “code language conversations on a daily basis on issues including helping the accused in some cases”."
Oct 24, 2014 Bengal Police on NIA radar: "A team of NIA visited Choppadandi, where four armed men had looted Rs46 lakh on February 1. The NIA is trying to find out how the currency looted in Karimnagar had reached Burdwan. The footage of CCTV camera at the bank showed that four armed intruders looted the bank at gunpoint."
Oct 24, 2014 Gangs of Wasseypur: Jailed warlord controlling crime empire via mobile phone: "Coal mafia Fahim Khan, 50 – whose area of operation is Wasseypur – is serving life term at the Birsa Munda Central Jail in Hotwar. The reel character depicting Khan and played by Nawazuddin Siddique was a central figure in the Anurag Kashyap’s two-part film released in 2012."