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May 1, 2013 Delhi Police has been a party to '84 Sikh killings: HS Phoolka: "The Delhi Police has been a party to the killings. They actively connived with the killing mobs. This makes the Police also a co accused and obviously they cannot prosecute themselves. The Police has not even registered the cases and wherever they were registered, the police did not file charge sheets in the court. The police has intentionally conducted shoddy investigation to shield the culprits"
Apr 30, 2013 Coalgate: CBI should be liberated from political interference, says SC: "In a damning indictment, the Supreme Court Tuesday said CBI's act of sharing the status report on Coalgate with the government has "shaken" the entire investigation process and vowed to "liberate" the agency from political influence and interference."
Apr 30, 2013 The Last Word: What does the SC's indictment mean for the CBI, govt?: "The Supreme court on Tuesday tore into the UPA government and the Central Bureau of Investigation demanding answers on the government's alleged interference in the CBI coal allocations probe."
Apr 30, 2013 CBI isn't independent, coal scam report wasn't shared with any outsider: CBI director: "CBI director Ranjit Sinha on Tuesday said that the agency was not embarrassed over the SC ire and said it will provide all the information sought by the apex court."
Apr 30, 2013 Coal scam: SC tears into CBI, govt; asks why was it kept in the dark: "The Supreme court on Tuesday tore into the UPA government and the Central Bureau of Investigation demanding answers on the government's alleged interference in the CBI coal allocations probe. The Supreme Court sought to know why it was kept in the dark about the CBI sharing the investigation with the government. It called the government's vetting of the coal report a 'massive breach of trust which has shaken our foundation'."
Apr 29, 2013 Protest in Ghaziabad over 'police atrocity': "An angry mob set ablaze a police chowki and police jeep in Gazipur district of Uttar Pradesh on Monday (April 29), after a man allegedly died due to police torture. Ghanshyam was picked by police on April 26 in connection with a kidnapping case. He was brought to the Jangipur police chowki, where he mercilessly beaten. Later on, he was admitted to a hospital in serious condition. His death this morning sparked angry protests. The mob blocked the road demanding action against the policemen."
Apr 29, 2013 UP police play host to rape accused: "In a case of cComplete mockery of justice by the Uttar Pradesh police, the cops have extended almost VIP treatment to a man accused of rape. Instead of keeping him in a lock up, the police made him stay at the station in-charge's resting room while the rape victim and her family were running from pillar to post for justice."
Apr 27, 2013 BBC: Indian police treated child victim 'like a criminal': "Her father said she was questioned for hours by three uniformed police officers and ''treated like a criminal''."
Apr 25, 2013 Chit fund: They swindled India's poorest: "They first raised expectations and then mercilessly crushed it; thousands of poor and middle class investors go bankrupt after putting their life savings in Saradha Chit Fund. 22-year-old Deepak, a resident of Guwahati, had deposited his hard earned money in the Saradha chit fund hoping that the company will give him a good return. A visually challenged daily wage earner, Deepak has now lost all his savings and is shell shocked by the latest developments and wonders whether he will be able to get his hard earned money back."
Apr 25, 2013 Delhi Police ACP booked for slapping woman: "Suspended Delhi Police ACP B.S. Ahlawat was booked for causing "hurt" by slapping an anti-rape woman protestor here, an officer said Thursday."
Apr 25, 2013 बॉलीवुड मसाला फिल्म जैसा सुदीप्तो सेन का सफ़र: "नेताओं और पुलिस अफसरों को भी मौके-बेमौके कीमती उपहार भेजना भी वह नहीं भूलते थे. यही वजह थी कि 14 साल तक फर्जीवाड़े पर आधारित उसका साम्राज्य लगातार तरक्की करता रहा.”"
Apr 25, 2013 SC slams Delhi Police, UP Chief Secy for crackdown on protesters: "The Supreme Court has slammed the police crackdown on women. It pulled up the Delhi Police and sought an explanation from the Commissioner, Neeraj Kumar, on the use of force on young girls who were demonstrating at an East Delhi hospital against the alleged rape of a five-year-old."
Apr 24, 2013 Delhi minor rape: Clamour grows for police chief's resignation: "As protests continued in Delhi over the rape case of a five-year-old girl, at the centre of the storm was Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar. A man who both the Opposition and activists held responsible and answerable for the increase in crimes against women in Delhi. They are demanding his resignation."
Apr 24, 2013 Chopper deal: CBI freezes accounts of accused including Tyagi: "The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has frozen the accounts of all accused in the AgustaWestland helicopter deal including former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi. The CBI FIR had named Tyagi as one of the recipients of alleged kickbacks. The probing agency believes Tyagi tweaked norms so that AgustaWestland could qualify."
Apr 24, 2013 Delhi rape protests: Should police commissioner be held accountable?: "Protests over the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi intensified on the third consecutive day even as Aam Aadmi Party demanded resignations of Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar."
Apr 23, 2013 Delhi rape case: Protests against police to continue: "The 5-year-old Delhi rape survivor's condition is stable, doctors said, and she is still on a semi-solid diet. Meanwhile, the second accused, Pradeep, was brought to Delhi from Bihar on Monday and is likely to be produced in court on Tuesday. The other accused is in custody till May 4. Protests are also likely to continue on the streets and in Parliament after Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar refused to take the blame for the shoddy state of women's safety in the national capital."
Apr 22, 2013 CNN: Indian police arrest second suspect in alleged rape of 5-year-old: "Doctors said they had to remove objects, including candle pieces and a small bottle, from the girl's genitals.", "the girl's family said that police officers had tried to bribe them to keep quiet about the case."
Apr 22, 2013 Live: 'Police's response was slow in Delhi rape case': "Delhi Police Commissioner admits police response in the rape case 'was not as swift as desired'."
Apr 22, 2013 Delhi police Chief takes no responsibility: "Delhi Police commissioner Neeraj Kumar today (April 22) ruled out his resignation in the wake of alleged police insensitivity in dealing with the child rape case but promised exemplary action against policemen found lax in handling it."
Apr 22, 2013 Delhi Police chief tried to protect Abhishek Verma: AAP: "Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday released documents against Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar that try to establish connection between arms dealer Abhishek Verma and the DCP, who is already facing flak over rape of a 5-year-old in Delhi."
Apr 21, 2013 Lieutenant Governor, Delhi CM, Police Commissioner must resign: Bedi: "Kiran Bedi demanded a change in the leadership in Delhi government and police saying they have lost trust of the people in the city."
Apr 20, 2013 Rape after rape: India is no country for minor girls: "An epidemic of rapes, especially of minor girls, appears to have broken out across India."
Apr 20, 2013 India outraged but what has changed?: "As the nation woke up to the brutal rape of a child - the anger was papable, the outrage was evident. And when all their calls for justice went unheard - protesters thronged to the Police headquarters, demanding accountabilty from the cops."
Apr 19, 2013 Delhi rape: Police officer suspended for slapping woman protester: "A Delhi Police officer was placed under suspension for hitting a woman protester outside the hospital where the 5-year-old rape survivor is undergoing treatment. ACP Bani Singh Ahlawat was caught on camera hitting the woman and pushing away another. A spokesperson of the Delhi Police called the incident shameful and said an inquiry had been ordered against him."
Apr 19, 2013 Cops mercilessly thrash women: "A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Nagla Kalar area in Aligara on Thursday (April 18), sparking violent protests by locals and prompting police to use force in which at least seven persons were injured."
Apr 19, 2013 Women, children lathicharged: Is our police force devoid of sensitivity?: "A circle officer was transferred and two constables suspended after the media aired a footage of policemen brutally lathicharging women protesters in Aligarh on Thursday as they clashed with the security forces over the murder and alleged rape of a 6-year-old girl."
Apr 19, 2013 Watch: Policemen brutally lathicharge women protesters in Aligarh: "The protesters had clashed with the police after the dead body of a 6-year-old girl was found on Thursday in Aligarh. She had gone missing on Wednesday night."
Apr 19, 2013 Aligarh: Did someone see rape happen, asks SSP: "Women and children in Aligarh were beaten up mercilessly by the police when they protested against the alleged rape and murder of a 6-year-old. As if the police action wasn't shocking enough, the Aligarh SSP went on to question how could the rape be proven as no one had seen it happen."
Apr 19, 2013 Minor, father allegedly tortured by Rajasthan cops: "First the brutality at Tarn Taran then a woman thrashed in Aligarh, now an eight-year-old girl allegedly tortured and locked up in a police station in Rajasthan with her father. Her father's only fault was that he allegedly refused to sign a blank paper to settle a land dispute in his family. In spite of his claims the police dimisses the allegations."
Apr 19, 2013 Why does nothing change?: "Even as a 5-year-old child battles for her life after being brutally raped, the incident has brought back the memories of Nirbhaya gangrape in the capital which shook the entire nation. But four months after that cops are still insensitive. A woman protester, who was protesting against the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl, was slapped by an assistant commissioner of police."
Apr 19, 2013 Police official slaps girl protestor: "An assistant commissioner of police today slapped a young girl inside a hospital where she and others were protesting against the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl and was immediately suspended. Delhi Health Minister A K Walia was also heckled inside the Swami Dayanand Hospital when he arrived there to meet the victim."
Apr 19, 2013 Police offered bribe, advised me to thank god: Rape victim's father: "The father of the five-year-old girl who was held captive and raped by her neighbour said Friday that the police had offered him Rs.2,000 to keep quiet, and advised him to "thank god that his daughter was alive"."
Apr 19, 2013 Delhi ashamed: Leaders, activists slam Delhi ACP for slapping girl, demand removal of Police Commissioner: "slammed the Delhi Police ACP B S Ahlawat for slapping a girl protesting against the brutal sexual assault of a five-year-old girl outside a hospital."
Apr 16, 2013 Gang rape victim beaten up by police in Bijnor: "Barely a week after a minor rape victim was detained in a lock-up in Uttar Pradesh, a 16-year-old gang rape victim today claimed she was beaten up by police when she went with her parents to file a complaint."
Apr 16, 2013 Cops wear loyalties on chest - Policemen pin protest badges on uniform, stun veterans: "The open display of loyalties in Asansol not only raised questions of propriety, impartiality and discipline but also unwittingly brought into sharp focus the unfulfilled vow of Mamata Banerjee to depoliticise the police force in Bengal."
Apr 14, 2013 36 Mumbai cops caught taking bribes: "After 36 policemen were suspended for allegedly accepting bribes to turn a blind eye to an illegal structure, Mumbai police commissioner Satyapal Singh spoke exclusively to TIMES NOW about the issue. Satyapal Singh has called it as a shameful act and promised a probe in the case. 36 Mumbai cops have been caught on tape accepting bribes for illegal construction. The police personnel, right from the rank of constables to assistant sub-inspectors, were seen on camera accepting money. The camera footage showed that the policemen collected a total of Rs 45,000 over 10 days."
Apr 14, 2013 Watch: Mumbai policemen take bribes to allow illegal construction: "A sting operation by a social activist in Mumbai has revealed the nexus between police and illegal construction mafia. The sting, shot at a refugee camp in Kurla, showed around 15 policemen taking bribes to allow illegal construction to flourish in the area."
Apr 14, 2013 Mumbai illegal constructions: Activist says police threatened him: "The social activist, who exposed the nexus between the police and builders, has alleged that the ACP of Anti-Corruption Bureau had threatened him over his sting operation. 'The ACP of Anti-Corruption Bureau came to my house after midnight and tried to threaten us. How do I trust him now?' said Kasam Khan while speaking to CNN-IBN."
Apr 14, 2013 Mumbai illegal constructions: Will swift action be taken against senior police officers?: "On Thursday, 37 police officials, including 36 constables, were suspended following a sting that showed 15 Kurla policemen accepting bribes for allowing illegal constructions in the area, just days after the Thane building collapse."
Apr 13, 2013 Mumbai's illegal buildings: Is the entire system corrupt from top to bottom?: "Maharashtra government has suspended 37 police constables after a sting operation showed them demanding and accepting a bribe to allow illegal construction in the city."
Apr 13, 2013 Presidency Univ gatekeeper targeted: "This is the picture of Trinamool Congress (TMC) Councillor Partha Basu and two TMC student leaders entering the Presidency University on the day it was ransacked. But instead of acting against its own men the Mamata Government is targeting everyone else. Today it was the University gatekeeper who was called for questioning by the police. After three hour, the harried gatekeeper was allowed to leave."
Apr 13, 2013 Congress Bureau Of Investigations, Contd.
Apr 10, 2013 UP: Uproar as minor rape survivor is put behind bars: "A ten-year-old rape survivor was put behind bars by the Bulandshahr police in Uttar Pradesh when she approached them for help. The child and her mother had gone to a women's police station to file the complaint of the rape."
Apr 10, 2013 Graft lands Mumbai IPS officer in jail for 5 years: "Jain conducted an inquiry and issued a show-cause notice to Kokil. According to investigators, he simultaneously sent a friend, chartered accountant Prasanna Lodha, to Kokil to demand a bribe of Rs 5 lakh if he wanted to avoid suspension."
Apr 10, 2013 मुंबई: स्टिंग ऑपरेशन में रिश्वत लेते पकड़े गए 35 पुलिसकर्मी: "चेंबूर के ठक्करबापा कॉलोनी में जब कमरे की मरम्मत शुरू हुई तो रिश्वत मांगने के लिए पुलिस वालों की लाइन लग गई. एक नहीं पूरे 35 पुलिसवालों ने रिश्वत वसूली."
Apr 10, 2013 चंडीगढ़ः रिश्वत लेते रंगे हाथों पकड़ा गया IPS अधिकारी: "पुलिस अधीक्षक (शहर) देशराज ने एसएचओ अनोख सिंह से 25 लाख रुपये की रिश्वत मांगी थी और उसी में से आरंभिक राशि एक लाख रुपये लेते समय उसे गिरफ्तार किया गया."
Apr 10, 2013 Man cries in pain as he's beaten by cops during violent demo: "THREE baton-wielding police officers rain blows on a protester during a violent march in northern India."
Apr 10, 2013 Bulandshahr: Rape survivor alleges she was slapped by women constables: "In a yet another case of police brutality, a 10-year-old rape survivor was locked up in the jail when she reached a police station to file a complaint. 'Mujhe thappad mara (I was slapped),' alleged the girl, who spent more than 15 hours in the jail with her mother."
Apr 9, 2013 WB: Mob beats up, shaves heads of children accused of theft: "In a shocking case of mob justice in Asansol in West Bengal, five children were allegedly tied to bamboo poles and kept in a hut overnight for alleged theft. The children were aged between 10 and 12 years."
Apr 7, 2013 Traffic warden who took on Narayan Rane's son ousted: "Anita Lobo, who has been regulating traffic in Bandra-Khar voluntarily for two decades, said the traffic police’s notice states that her services are being discontinued due to complaints from politicians over her alleged misbehaviour."
Apr 5, 2013 Death penalty for 3, life term for 5 in Gonda fake encounter case: "Death sentence was awarded to three policemen and life term was doled out to five others by a special CBI court in the 31-year-old fake encounter case in Gonda district, which led to the death of 13 persons, including the Deputy Superintendent of Police. Special CBI judge Rajendra Singh awarded death sentence to the then SHO, Kaudia RB Saroj, head constable Ram Nayak and constable Ram Kara,n holding them responsible for hatching the conspiracy of murder."
Apr 5, 2013 31 yrs on, IAS officer sees her father’s killers get death: ""The evidence... always indicated conspiracy at a high level and CBI kept their eyes closed," the judgment said. "...After shooting of their officer, at least a gang of police personnel helped the village pradhan, and with his help killed 12 persons... in a barbaric manner.""
Apr 5, 2013 Quit if you can't abide by constitution, Katju to Jayalalithaa: "Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markanday Katju Friday asked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa to suspend 30 policemen involved in the illegal arrest of an editor of a daily nearly three years ago or resign."
Apr 5, 2013 3 UP cops get death for fake encounter: "Justice was delayed but not denied for families of victims of the infamous Gonda fake encounter case that took place over 30 years ago in which a senior police officer and 12 villagers were killed by cops."
Apr 4, 2013 SFI activist death: An accident or a case of police brutality?: "SFI activist Sudipto Gupta was killed in alleged police crackdown on a protest by the students organisation in Kolkata on Tuesday."
Apr 3, 2013 Citizens against political arrogance: "His death has united the city of Kolkata and has seen an unprecedented response after this 22-year old lost his life fighting for a cause. Promising to take his fight to the end, Left student groups gathered outside to catch a glimpse of Sudipta Gupta who today symbolised the fight against a tyranny."
Apr 3, 2013 Kolkata: 'Dead SFI activist was hit hard on his head by policeman': "The death of a 23-year-old Student Federation of India activist, Sudipto Gupta, has sparked a row in Kolkata. Sudipto was fatally injured allegedly by the police during a crackdown in the city on Tuesday."
Apr 3, 2013 Govt has a 1000 hands, can send anyone to jail: Mulayam Singh Yadav: "government can send those who oppose it to jail."
Apr 1, 2013 Former IAF chief SP Tyagi got cash for favouring AgustaWestland: CBI: "Former Air Chief Marshal (retd) SP Tyagi received cash in return for favouring Anglo-Italian helicopter company AgustaWestland in the controversial Rs 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal"
Mar 30, 2013 Tyagi’s 3 cousins under CBI, ED e-radar: "The CBI and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) have started technological surveillance of former Air Chief S P Tyagi’s three cousins to establish their interactions with two key Swiss agents of AgustaWestland around the time of signing the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP helicopter deal in 2010."
Mar 25, 2013 Mumbai cop thrashed by MLAs suspended: "Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Suryavanshi used inappropriate language against Kshitij Thakur, an MLA from the Bahujan Vikas Party,"
Mar 22, 2013 UP cop insults rape victim: "The insensitivity of the Uttar Pradesh Police today came to the fore, as a senior police officer was caught on camera humiliating a 35-year-old Dalit woman, who had approached him for lodging a rape case, saying "who would rape an elderly woman who is a mother of four"."
Mar 22, 2013 Is CBI a tool in the hands of the ruling party?: "The CBI on Thursday carried out raids at DMK leader MK Stalin's residence in Chennai. However, the agency called off the investigations after the government came under opposition attack over the timing of the raids."
Mar 22, 2013 Bihar policemen claim awards based on false Naxal encounter claims: "The Bihar Police recommended the names of two of its personnel for the President's gallantry medals allegedly for an encounter they did not take part in, a CNN-IBN and Open magazine expose has revealed. The Rohtas Naxal encounter took place in January 2012 and the CRPF has claimed that its officers partook in the operations and that the Bihar police officers reached the site three hours later. They filed a false FIR and reported shooting eight rounds of cartridges during the shootout in which three Naxals were killed."
Mar 18, 2013 Tarn Taran case: HC pulls up police: "The High Court has ordered the transfer of 10 policemen in the Tarn Taran assault case. HC says if the 10 cops are not transferred, the IG will have to answer. HC order is coming after the victim alleged that she was being harassed by the Punjab police."
Mar 17, 2013 निर्भया के बाद दिल्ली बदली महिलाओं के लिए?: " पुलिस के पास जाने का सारा नुकसान मुझे ही हुआ." पीड़ित महिला"
Mar 16, 2013 Punjab policeman's barbaric act of violence: "This 40 year old factory worker brutally assaulted. His face shoved over a burning tandoor. Shockingly the man responsible for this state is none other than a policeman who treated him in this inhuman manner after he refused to pay the cop Rs 900. Victim said, "I was returning from the factory after receiving my salary. A policeman along with 2 others snatched the money from me and shoved me in the tandoor.""
Mar 16, 2013 Bitti Mohanty allegedly given VIP treatment in Alwar: "Questions are being raised about the way rape convict Bitti Mohanty was being treated in Alwar where he had been taken earlier. He reportedly spent the night in an air-conditioned room in a guest house instead of the prison. This VIP treatment was reportedly given to him at the expense of the Alwar Police."
Mar 16, 2013 Bitti's father ducks and dodges questions: ""We could not get any evidence against B B Mahanti. He has no role to play in impersonation and forgery cases against his son Bitti," said Kerala Police Team leader Josi Joesph after questioning the retired IPS officer for about four hours."
Mar 16, 2013 Watch footage of ruffians beating up women in Delhi as police PCR van vanishes from the spot: "India TV has telecast a CCTV footage of two families openly fighting on the road, with ruffians beating up women, even as a Delhi Police PCR Gypsy vehicle alongwith policemen escape from the spot."
Mar 15, 2013 Bitti's father likely to be questioned: "After evading TIMES NOWs tough questions, father of convicted rapist Bitti Mohanty and former Odisha top cop, BB Mohanty, will be quizzed soon."
Mar 14, 2013 Bitti's father evades questions: "Days after his convicted son Bitti Mohanty was arrested by the Kerala Police, former Odisha DGP BB Mohanty evaded all tough questions posed by TIMES NOW. The former top cop has in the past denied having been in touch with his son, but TIMES NOW's investigation has proven that Bitti's father had submitted false documents seeking his son's parole."
Mar 14, 2013 Constable Tomar death: Should the Delhi Police apologise for the wrongful arrests?: "The Delhi Police on Tuesday admitted before the High Court that all the eight people arrested from India Gate were innocent."
Mar 14, 2013 Constable Tomar death: Why were innocents charged by Delhi Police?: "More than a 100 days after arresting eight people on charges of murdering Constable Subhash Tomar at the India Gate protests, a U-turn by Delhi Police. Delhi Police has now told the Delhi High Court that the eight people arrested are not involved in the death."
Mar 13, 2013 IAF ex-chief changed norms to favour AgustaWestland: CBI FIR: "Former Air Force chief SP Tyagi helped in swinging the VVIP chopper deal in favour of Finmeccanica subsidiary AgustaWestland by lowering the service height from 6000 metres to 4,500 metres, the CBI's FIR states. The FIR, however, doesn't mention Tyagi having received money in the deal."
Mar 13, 2013 Chopper deal: CBI files FIR against SP Tyagi, 11 others: "The CBI on Wednesday filed an FIR against 12 people including former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi and his cousins Julie and Docsa in the AgustaWestland chopper deal case. The FIR names four firms and 12 people."
Mar 13, 2013 Why Was Ram Singh Killed In Tihar jail?: "Yes, Indian prisons are violent and brutal, and the police callous and vicious. Yes, there should be an enquiry to assign responsibility. But I’m pretty certain I know who killed Ram Singh – some other prisoners. And I think that they did it on orders from the police."
Mar 12, 2013 WB: Railway police constable beats passenger to death: "A Government Railway Police (GRP) constable reportedly beat a passenger to death at Behrampore Court station in Murshidabad on Tuesday."
Mar 12, 2013 Patna: Police lathicharge protestors agitating against a student's murder: "Police on Tuesday lathicharged protesting students in Patna who were agitating against the murder of a student on Monday evening. Reports say students at a hostel affiliated to the Patna University had an altercation with some locals. One of the students had died in the ensuing firing."
Mar 12, 2013 Beaten to death at railway waiting room: "A 45-year-old man was died after GRP personnels beat him up in Beharampore rail station in Murshidabad. Dilip Ghosh was at the waiting room of the station with his wife Rama Ghosh after they reached Beharampore from Bongaon in North 24 Parganas. The GRP personnels on duty at night asked for their identity and when Dilip argue, he was thrashed. Dilip was senseless for about 45 minutes before taking to hospital, but was declared dead on arrival."
Mar 12, 2013 Watch: Police thrash man for driving through no-entry zone: "In a case of police brutality, policemen in Bokaro, Jharkhand, beat up a man on Monday after he allegedly drove his bike through a no-entry zone."
Mar 12, 2013 Ram Singh's death: Is this a failure of our jail system?: "The main accused in the Delhi gangrape-murder case, Ram Singh, was found hanging in his Tihar Jail cell under mysterious circumstances on Monday morning, raising questions over monitoring of undertrials in the prison."
Mar 11, 2013 Missing criminals: Mumbai may have 2,500 'Biti Mohantys': "Former Odisha DGP's son Biti Mohanty is not the only criminal in the country to have spent time outside jail with a changed identity. Closer home, in Mumbai, there could be approximately 2,500 'Biti Mohantys'-accused who have either jumped bail, parole or fled prison."
Mar 11, 2013 SC raps Punjab, Bihar over police brutality: ""Are we using colour glasses? The inquiry should have been over in 24 hours. Millions saw it (on TV). Was the lady a terrorist that she was beaten on a highway? What can ever justify beating a helpless woman with a stick? Does it not shock you? If the government was sincere, all necessary steps should have been taken the next day," shot back the court."
Mar 11, 2013 Rajasthan CM defends police inaction: "For seven years, the Rajasthan Police remained clueless on the whereabouts of convicted VVIP rapist Bitti Mohanty; but Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot still managed to defend the inaction. Even as TIMES NOW's tireless investigation led to the recapture of Bitti Mohanty two days ago, the Rajasthan Police are yet to even arrive in Kannur."
Mar 11, 2013 Tihar security lapse exposed: "After the Delhi gangrape case prime accused, Ram Singh allegedly committed suicide, questions have been raised over the security arrangement at the Tihar jail. 33-year-old Singh hung himself with the help of his clothes from the grills of his cell in Jail No 3 at around 5 am, jail officials said. Given the nature of the crime and Ram Singh's confession, the questions being raised are - was there no suicide watch for the prisoner? Was there no CCTV in or around Ram Singh's cell given that it was such a high profile case?"
Mar 11, 2013 Bitti Mohanty: Unravelling the circle of deceit: "The noose is tightening around Bitti Mohanty, the man who fooled the police of 2 states and eluded the law for 7 long years. The Kerala police has formed a 21 member special squad in a bid to decode Bitti's elaborate web of lies and has also confirmed that Bitti's engineering and matriculation degrees were forged. The former DGP's son has now been remanded to 10 days of police custody."
Mar 11, 2013 "Major security lapse" in Tihar jail, says Shinde
Mar 11, 2013 Appointment of ex-CBI director as Nagaland governor reveals nexus with govt: MM Joshi: "Senior BJP leader MM Joshi has hit out at the Congress for appointing former CBI director Ashwini Kumar as Nagaland governor. He said that this was an unhealthy nexus."
Mar 11, 2013 SC takes up Punjab police brutality case, calls woman a braveheart: "Coming down heavily on the Punjab police for beating up a woman who had complained of sexual harassment, the Supreme Court said that the woman was a 'braveheart' and that the policemen had behaved like animals. The apex court also issued notice to the union home secretary, chief secretaries, home secretaries and directors general of police (DGPs) of all states and administrators and police commissioners of union territories, asking them about steps taken by them in pursuance of its directions to effect reforms in the functioning of the police in the country."
Mar 10, 2013 Chopper deal: CBI to continue questioning IAF ex-chief SP Tyagi: "The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will question Air Force former chief SP Tyagi and his cousins for a second day on Thursday in connection with the Agustawestland chopper scandal. A preliminary inquiry report was filed last week which named 12 people."
Mar 10, 2013 It's frustrating to see no action in rapes cases: Jaya Bachchan: "Even as a strong anti-rape law continued to get delayed, more rapes were reported on Thursday. Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan said, 'It's extremely frustrating when I see rapes happening and things not reaching to logical conclusion. I feel as bad as those women who have gone through this."
Mar 10, 2013 CDR case: Email IDs of 2 Delhi ACPs under scrutiny: "The call detail records case involving a Delhi police constable has just gotten bigger with two Delhi ACPs coming under the scanner. According to sources, the email IDs of the two ACPs are now under scrutiny as, according to a Mumbai Police report in a similar CDR case, they were allegedly used by private detectives to extract call records."
Mar 10, 2013 Chopper deal: CBI questions Tyagi brothers: "The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday questioned cousins of former Air Chief SP Tyagi in connection with alleged kickbacks in Rs 4,000 crore VVIP helicopter deal. Former Air Marshal SP Tyagi is likely to join investigations on Thursday. Julie and Docsa Tyagi are at the CBI headquarters for interrogation."
Mar 10, 2013 Chopper deal: CBI grills former IAF chief SP Tyagi: "The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday questioned former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi in connection with the AgustaWestland chopper deal case. Earlier reports had said that Tyagi would be questioned on Thursday."
Mar 10, 2013 SC takes suo moto cognizance: "Taking strong exception of recent incidents of police beating protesting contractual teachers in Bihar and a girl in Tarn Taran in Punjab, the Supreme Court on Wednesday (March 6) sought explanation from the two states on the conduct of police personnel."
Mar 10, 2013 Punjab police's brazen defence: "Days after beating a girl and her father brutally, Punjab Police on Wednesday (March 6) blamed the assault victim in its preliminary report. The police, in its report has stated that the girl was beaten because she was abusive. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the incident and issued a notice to the Punjab government. The SC sought an explanation from the state on the conduct of police personnel."
Mar 10, 2013 First assaulted, now blamed: "They tried to put the blame on her earlier, and once again Punjab Police has blamed the assault victim. While providing a brazen defence, Punjab police in its preliminary inquiry report has stated that the girl was beaten because she was abusive. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the incident, also issuing a notice to the Punjab Govt."
Mar 10, 2013 Doctors beaten by police in J&K: "A team of doctors and paramedics were allegedly thrashed by policemen on Wednesday (March 6) for not being in possession of curfew passes, official sources said."
Mar 10, 2013 Punjab policemen beat up woman after she complains of sexual harassment: "Several personnel of the Punjab Police were caught on camera beating up a woman in Taran Taran on Sunday. The woman had reportedly complained of sexual harassment. She said that she had been harassed by truck drivers."