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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."
Mar 10, 2013 AgustaWestland deal: FIR to name ex-IAF chief Tyagi: "In a huge setback for former Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is all set to file an FIR against him under sections of cheating and bribery in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal. CBI officials believe that Air Chief Marshal (retd) SP Tyagi accepted a bribe from his cousins to help AgustaWestland's entry into the tender process to supply 12 VVIP helicopter to India."
Mar 10, 2013 Is the Agusta storm turning out to be a huge embarrassment for the IAF?: "In a huge setback for former Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is all set to file an FIR against him under sections of cheating and bribery in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal."
Mar 10, 2013 Ex-employer says Mohanty was frequently visited by father: "Even as Rajasthan Police prepares to seek custody of rape convict Bitti Mohanty two days after he was arrested in Kerala, the role of his father, former Orissa DGP BB Mohanty, has come under suspicion. BB Mohanty had consistently maintained he did not know Bitti's whereabouts, but a former headmaster at Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh, who employed Bitti at his school, said a man used to visit the convict frequently and Bitti had said it was his father."
Mar 10, 2013 Trail of deception: How loopholes in the system helped Mohanty assume new identity: "For seven years, rape convict Bitti Mohanty hoodwinked the police. Since he jumped parole, Mohanty, the son of former Orissa DGP BB Mohanty, has remained incommunicado. His arrest in Kerala where he was working in a bank under a false name, highlights how the loopholes in the system helped him assume a completely new identity."
Mar 9, 2013 Bitti Mohanty: Odisha Police did not pursue the case sincerely, say senior officials: " In 1999, Anjana Mishra, the former wife of an IFS officer in Odisha, was gangraped on the outskirts of Bubaneswar by three local goons. The CBI took the case, but the prime accused was never arrested. While the other two accused were convicted, Anjana believes the inability of the police to apprehend the rape accused and escaped rape convicts like Bitti Mohanty just encourage violent crime against women."
Mar 9, 2013 How did rape convict Bitti Mohanty manage to evade arrest for 7 years?: "The long arm of the law finally caught up to rape convict Bitti Mohanty. The son of the former Odisha DG BB Mohanty, Bitti, was arrested in Kannur, Kerala, on Saturday, seven years after he was convicted of raping a German national in Jaipur."
Mar 9, 2013 TIMES NOW traced those who helped Bitti: "TIMES NOW channel has been pursuing the former DGP's rapist son-- Bitti Mohanty, ever since he jumped parole in November 2006. It took over 3 years of relentless campaign by TIMES NOW for the Rajasthan Government to initiate action and order a manhunt to flush out Bitti in 2009."
Mar 8, 2013 Bitti Mohanty, absconding rape convict, arrested from Kannur in Kerala: "Following the allegations that B B Mohanty helped his son to escape, he was arrested and also suspended, and later he was reinstated in service."
Mar 7, 2013 Police apathy stemming from political interference: "CNN-IBN's special investigation has exposed the shocking attitudes of police towards women and crimes against them. Police officials claim there is political interference in rape cases and that the force is underpaid, overworked and frustrated at work."
Mar 7, 2013 Is the attitude of our police force part of the problem?: "Posing as researchers, CNN-IBN reporters met over 50 policemen in over 25 police stations in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan, encountering prejudice against women in almost every thana."
Mar 7, 2013 Shame in khaki: Indian policemen still blame women for sexual violence: "Jaipur/Lucknow/Chandigarh: 'Asli rape ek ya do per cent honge, 98 per cent sehmati hai (Actual rapes account for only one to two per cent of the cases, rest are all consensual sex)' - a policeman in Alwar, Rajasthan"
Mar 7, 2013 Haryana: Mentally challenged rape survivor struggles with police: "While the laws on crimes against women still need strengthening, activists say no attention is paid to how the upholders of the law, the police, even at senior levels, do their job on the ground. In a Haryana city, just a 100 kms from Delhi, a DSP displayed complete callousness in dealing with a gangrape case where the survivor is a mentally challenged and visually impaired minor girl."
Mar 5, 2013 Bihar: Police lathicharge protesting contract teachers: "The Bihar Police on Tuesday afternoon resorted to lathicharge against a group of protesting contract teachers. The teachers had been protesting peacefully when suddenly the police started raining blows on them."
Mar 5, 2013 India Talks: 'If policemen don't abide by the law, how can we expect others to?": "The police beat up the young woman and her father after she went to them with a complaint of sexual harassment."
Mar 5, 2013 Police brutality: Punjab CM orders magisterial probe: "A day after CNN-IBN highlighted how a victim of alleged sexual harassment was beaten up in full public view by the Punjab police, some action is finally being taken. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday ordered a magisterial probe into the incident after nationwide outrage."
Mar 5, 2013 Punjab: Woman beaten up by policemen demands strict action: "The woman who was beaten up in full public view by policemen in Punjab's Tarn Taran district has demanded the strictest possible action against the policemen. 'I demand that action must be taken against the policemen who assaulted us. They should be suspended from service. I demand that the matter must be investigated,' the woman said."
Mar 5, 2013 Punjab policemen beat up woman. Quit, NCW tells home minister: "Policemen in Punjab's Tarn Taran beat up a young woman and her father after she went to them with a complaint of sexual harassment. While two policemen have been suspended, the state administration has come under a scathing attack from activists and politicians."
Mar 5, 2013 Statue of rape accused adorns this Chhattisgarh village: "At the peak of his career, Surya was accused of several cases of murder, rape and arson, though no formal complaint was lodged. He was made an accused, legally, by one of the women of Shamsetti who now has withdrawn her statement. The villagers claim that he used to visit Shamsetti often, carrying firearms, and threaten the residents quite openly."
Mar 5, 2013 Political furore over cops brutality: "Massive political furore has erupted over the Punjab policemen caught on camera beating a girl and her father. A girl had gone to the police station to report sexual harassment but instead taking their complaint, the attending policemen brutally beat the girl and her father. After a public outcry, the policemen have been suspended. The girl has also demanded strict action against the cops. Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has ordered magisterial inquiry into the matter."
Feb 27, 2013 Mumbai: Woman constable attempts suicide inside Mantralaya: "A woman constable attempted suicide inside Mantralaya in Mumbai on Wednesday. She had alleged sexual harassment by one of her seniors."
Feb 27, 2013 After Italian probe report, CBI names Tyagi: "Former Air Force Chief S P Tyagi has been named in a CBI Preliminary Enquiry on allegations of kickbacks in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal, becoming the second former defence services chief to figure in the agency probe. Besides the former IAF chief, 10 others including his cousins--Julie, Docsa and Sandeep Tyagi have also been named besides four companies in the PE, CBI sources said here. This is the second instance when a former services chief has been named in a CBI inquiry. Former Admiral Sushil Kumar was named in a CBI case to probe alleged kickback in purchase of Barak missiles in early 2000. The sources said suspected European middlemen Carlo Garosa, Christian Michel and Guido Haschkhe, advocate Gautam Khaitan formerly associated with Aeromatrix and its CEO Praveen Bakshi, former Finmeccanica Chairman Giuseppe Orsi, former AgustaWestland CEO Bruno Spagnolini have also been named."
Feb 27, 2013 TIMES NOW Investigation forces CBI to act: "TIMES NOW exposed how 8 to 15% commisions were being offered in pushing defence deals. TIMES NOW's detailed investigations and hard facts was overlooked by the Governemnt then. It was only after the arrest of Italian Defence Giant Finmeccanica's CEO that the Indian authorities woke up to this murky trail of middlemen, lobbyists and dubious defence deals spread across three continents and at noon tomorrow (Feb 27) the Parliament is finally, set to debate Armsgate."
Feb 27, 2013 IM outsmarts agencies, continues to target India: "At least seven major terror strikes since 2006 in the country have been linked to Indian Mujahideen, the banned terror outfit. Intelligence agencies consider the outfit's leader, Bhatkal brothers, as India's most wanted terror suspects. Agents believe the outfit now virtually works as a BPO unit for its handlers."
Feb 27, 2013 Vigilance bureau not vigilant enough: "Crime-busters or file-pushers? Jharkhand vigilance bureau, in its internal report, has admitted that deputy superintendents of police (DSPs) are too few in number, with some so incompetent that they can’t write a dairy or so slow that they haven’t moved an inch in their investigations in six months."
Feb 27, 2013 Woman crushed under Shatabdi as cops push couple off train
Feb 25, 2013 Armsgate: CBI names fmr IAF Chief as suspect: "Former Air Force Chief S P Tyagi has been named in a CBI Preliminary Enquiry on allegations of kickbacks in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal, becoming the second former defence services chief to figure in the agency probe."
Feb 25, 2013 AgustaWestland: CBI PE names ex-IAF chief, 10 others: "A preliminary enquiry (PE) has been registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland 101 helicopter deal. Sources say that former Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal (retd) SP Tyagi and his cousins Julie Tyagi, Dosca Tyagi and Rajeev Tyagi have been named in the CBI PE."
Feb 25, 2013 Suryanelli rape: Case against 111 people for FB posts on Kurien: "A case was filed against 111 people on Monday for defamatory remarks against Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien on Facebook over the Suryanelli gangrape case. Bindu Krishna, a Mahila Congress leader in Kerala, had filed a complaint with the cyber cell of the Kerala Police against the defamatory comments. She alleged that most of the comments were against her as she had backed Kurien."
Feb 25, 2013 CBI registers PE in AgustaWestland deal: "A preliminary enquiry (PE) has been registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland 101 helicopter deal. Sources say that former Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal (retd) SP Tyagi and his cousins Julie Tyagi and Dosca Tyagi have been named in the CBI PE."
Feb 25, 2013 AgustaWestland deal: CBI files report, names former Air Chief Tyagi, cousins: "The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a preliminary inquiry into the AgustaWestand VVIP chopper deal and has named former Air chief S P tyagi and his cousins."
Feb 24, 2013 Brave girl booked for fighting molesters!: "This brave girl -a karate expert - chased, confronted and taught a lesson to two men - who allegedly misbehaved with her. But in a bizarre turn of events - a complaint has now been filed against her for allegedly 'assaulting' the men who harassed her. Initially based on the girl's complaint, the police registered a case against the two men who misbehaved with her and they even arrested the prime accused."
Feb 24, 2013 Chopper deal: Will CBI be able to track down the key middlemen?: "Italian probe reports say that Michel got 60 per cent of the Rs 350 crore kickbacks. However, he has not been questioned even once."
Feb 24, 2013 Women workers of Sikkim Krantikari Morcha beaten up by police: "Women workers of the newly formed Sikkim Krantikari Morcha were assaulted by male police officers on February 11, after they allegedly threw plastic bottles at Chief Minister Pawan Chamling's car. The Inspector General of Police of the area, Akshay Sachdeva ordered a lathicharge inside the office of the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha, even as the process to identify the miscreants who threw plastic bottles on Chamling's car was on."
Feb 24, 2013 Shut away from all human rights: "West Bengal's Dum Dum Central Jail could put the notorious Abu Ghraib in a shade going by some of the disturbing incidents which have taken place there recently. A mere request for better food earned Bikram Mahato, undergoing trial for murder, a severe beating after which he was handcuffed and kept naked in a cell. And this is not an isolated incident in this jail."
Feb 24, 2013 Blow to CBI in UP health scam: "It is a big blow to the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Uttar Pradesh Health scam with court rejecting the CBI's closure report and asking it to probe further into the mysterious death of chief medical officer YS Sachan."
Feb 24, 2013 Defence PRO held for carrying drugs: "A Colonel-rank Defence PRO and five others were today arrested by Manipur police after they were caught allegedly carrying illicit drugs valued at an estimated Rs 15 crore meant to be smuggled out to Myanmar, in one of the biggest such hauls in the state."
Feb 23, 2013 Sec 144 for Kejriwal protest? Court asks Delhi police to explain emergency : "“What was the emergency? Tell me what information you (police) had about threat to law and order there and you imposed Section 144 of the CrPC?”"
Feb 23, 2013 CBI: An investigative agency or a tool of the ruling party?: "Except in the case of Bangaru Laxman, not a single case has resulted in a conviction."
Feb 20, 2013 Police term rape, killing of 3 sisters as an accident: "Months after the horrific Delhi gangrape case, there was another shocker, this time from Maharashtra where three minor sisters were raped and murdered in Bhandara district. Mother of the victims has accused the police of a shoddy probe while enraged locals blocked the National Highway number 6 for several hours."
Feb 20, 2013 Women workers of Sikkim Krantikari Morcha beaten up by police: "Women workers of the newly formed Sikkim Krantikari Morcha were assaulted by male police officers on February 11, after they allegedly threw plastic bottles at Chief Minister Pawan Chamling's car. The Inspector General of Police of the area, Akshay Sachdeva ordered a lathicharge inside the office of the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha, even as the process to identify the miscreants who threw plastic bottles on Chamling's car was on."
Feb 17, 2013 Lucknow DIG flouts norms at Maha Kumbh, takes car to VIP bathing ghat: "Lucknow DIG Navneet Sikera flouted an Allahabad High Court order when he made a visit to the Maha Kumbh Mela during the last 'Shahi Snan' (holy dip) on Friday. Sikera brought his relatives and friends to the VIP bathing ghat in his official car."
Feb 17, 2013 Mumbai builder murder: 'Ex-policeman confesses to crime': "In a major breakthrough in Navi Mumbai builder Sunil Kumar Loharia's murder case, the police on Sunday said that retired policeman Samuel Amolik has confessed to his crime."
Feb 17, 2013 Mumbai builder murder case: Ex-police officer arrested: "A former police officer was arrested on Sunday and remanded to police custody for his alleged role in the murder of Navi Mumbai builder Sunil Kumar Loharia on Saturday. Loharia was shot dead by two persons on Saturday and the murder was caught on a CCTV camera."
Feb 17, 2013 Chopper deal: Probe must begin from Sanjeev Tyagi, says BJP: "The BJP is now asking that if the Tyagis are speaking the truth, then who got the kickbacks."
Feb 17, 2013 Caught on CCTV: Builder shot dead by two in Mumbai: "A Navi Mumbai builder was shot dead by two unidentified persons on Saturday and the murder was caught on a CCTV camera. One of the attackers was caught by the builder's employees and the public."
Feb 17, 2013 Chopper deal: Report names Indian Brigadier: "More names surface in the Italian chopper deal scam. Reports suggest that even an Indian Brigadier is also involved in the scam. The Brigadier offered his services and said he will eliminate the competition in favour of AgustaWestland."
Feb 17, 2013 'Tyagi modified the specifics': "Under scanner over his alleged role in chopper kickbacks scam, former Air Chief SP Tyagi told TIMES NOW on Wednesday (February 13) that he did not meet any of the middlemen or anyone from Finmeccanica while he was in office. Reports suggest that the Italian accused in the case have confessed to several meetings with the former Air Chief between February 2005 to December 2005. They have also alleged that it was Tyagi who modified specifications to suit AgustaWestland. They have confessed that in a meeting, Tyagi told them that the operative height of the aircraft was lowered from 18000 ft to 15000 ft."
Feb 17, 2013 How the ex-IAF chief's cousins were bribed: "The Italian probe report into the AgustaWestland chopper deal has explained how the kickback money in the deal reached the cousins of former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi. According to the report accessed by CNN-IBN, Haschke, the key middleman, contacted Juli Tyagi through other accused Garosa."
Feb 17, 2013 Mumbai builder's murder: Ex-cop arrested: "A day after a Navi Mumbai builder was shot dead by two assailants dressed as private security guards, a retired policeman was arrested today in this connection. "We have arrested Samuel Amolik in connection with the case," Navi Mumbai Police Commissioner A K Sharma said today."
Feb 17, 2013 Ex-encounter specialist held for builder killing: "When he arrived there, they stabbed him, broke a coconut on his head, pumped five bullets into him and threw a garland over him before trying to flee."
Feb 13, 2013 Key middleman's confession: Met ex-IAF Chief S P Tyagi 6-7 times: "The middleman, Guido Haschke, has also said that he received 20 million euros as commission and of this, 12 million euros were passed on to S P Tyagi's Delhi-based businessmen cousins Julie Tyagi, Docsa Tyagi and Sandeep Tyagi."
Feb 13, 2013 Former Air Chief in chopper scam?: "Italian investigators on Tue (Feb 12) alleged that business conglomerate Finmeccanica bribed former Indian Air Force chief S P Tyagi to swing the controversial AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal in favour of the company. The allegation is made in a preliminary inquiry report of the suspected corruption in the Rs 3,546 crore deal filed by prosecutors in Italy. Air Chief Marshal (Retd) S P Tyagi says he had retired at the time of the deal."
Feb 13, 2013 Chopper scam: Former air chief denies charges: "Former IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal S P Tyagi today refuted allegations that he was paid bribes to swing a Rs 3,600 crore deal for procuring 12 choppers from Italian firm Finmeccanica to ferry VVIPS."
Feb 13, 2013 Sellout for kickbacks: "Of all the depths that the corrupt can fall to selling the nation and national security is a low you cannot sink beyond. When TIMES NOW exposed the offer of commissions by Agusta Westland we expected the govt to reopen every file linked to the 3700cr chopper deal that the same company had signed a few months earlier. Instead of acting the govt for some reason closed the file and gave the Italian co. a clean chit in a matter of days. Now as we continue the most detailed investigation we would like to place on record that our investigation is only aimed against the corrupt including those who have been or are in uniform not the hundreds of thousands who serve with or under them."
Feb 13, 2013 Chopper scam the new Bofors: "The 3700 crore AugustaWest chopper kickback scam has rekindled the memory of the infamous Bofors scandal of the nineteen eighties. The Bofors scandal, which had hit the then Rajiv Gandhi government badly, shook the nation like never before and redefined Indian politics in the late eighties and early nineties."
Feb 13, 2013 Chopper deal: Italian probe names Ex-Air Chief: "An Italian probe has named former Air Chief SP Tyagi in its AgustaWestland chopper deal corruption investigation. The preliminary report alleges SP Tyagi tweaked certain requirements to enable Italian firm AgustaWestland bag the Rs 3,546 crore chopper deal."
Feb 13, 2013 Ex-IAF chief in the dock over 'corrupt' chopper deal: "A day after the Italian police arrested defence company Finmeccanica's CEO Giuseppe Orsi in an ongoing corruption inquiry, there are more details emerging. Reuters now reports that three cousins of former Indian Air Force Chief SP Tyagi allegedly helped twist rules in a helicopter tender won by AgustaWestland."
Feb 13, 2013 Is CBI unable to handle pressure in high profile corruption cases?: "The CBI chief admits to the JPC there is evidence of prima facie collusion between its sacked 2G prosecutor and Unitech MD."
Feb 12, 2013 Proud of dad, not his department: "He is still a hero to me but not the department for which he gave his life."
Feb 12, 2013 Ex-Air Chief Tyagi was bribed to swing chopper deal, Italy probe report says: "Italian investigators Tuesday alleged that business conglomerate Finmeccanica bribed S P Tyagi when he was chief of the Indian Air Force to swing the controversial AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal in favour of the company."
Feb 12, 2013 Assam: 8 dead in police firing as mob attacks polling booth: "Eight people died in police firing after a mob of 400 men and women from the Rabhas community armed with iron rods, axes, machetes and sticks attacked a polling station and indulged in arson."
Feb 11, 2013 Allahabad railway station stampede: One policeman started lathi-charge, others followed, says eyewitness: "The death toll in the stampede at the Allahabad railway station had gone up to 37 by Monday morning."
Feb 8, 2013 Parents of raped, murdered girl 'forced' to live in public loo: "This, the police have done in the name of "witness protection"."
Feb 7, 2013 No action? Why commission? - State objects but court allows petition on joke arrest : "The chief justice of Calcutta High Court today overruled the Bengal government’s objections and allowed a petition demanding action against police officers who had arrested a Jadavpur University professor for circulating an Internet joke that featured the chief minister."
Feb 7, 2013 Protect women, common man before VIPs: Supreme Court tells cops
Feb 7, 2013 Ex-CRPF man ran arms racket
Feb 7, 2013 3 cops to protect each VIP, just 1 policeman for 761 citizens: "there are as many as 47,557 cops protecting 14,842 VIPs across the country or three police personnel to one protectee even as rising crime poses a serious threat to the security of the common citizen."
Feb 7, 2013 BBC: India child sex victims 'humiliated' - Human Rights Watch: "more than 7,200 children, including infants, are raped every year in India", "Child victims of sexual abuse in India are often mistreated and humiliated by police"
Feb 6, 2013 छत्तीसगढ़ में ट्रेन हाइजैक अपराधी को ले भागे: "सूत्रों का कहना है कि उपेन्द्र सिंह को जो पुलिसकर्मी बिलासपुर से दुर्ग के न्यायलय में पेशी के लिए ले गए थे उनके पास हथियार नहीं थे."
Feb 6, 2013 FTN: Should armed forces get special immunity in cases of rape?: "The Justice Verma panel has proposed amending the notorious Armed Forces Special Power Act which give security personnel immunity from sexual crimes in conflict areas."
Feb 5, 2013 Will challenge system of false chargesheets against political opponents: AAP's Bhushan: "AAP leaders Arvind Kejriwal, Prashant Bhushan, Kumar Vishwas and Manish Sisodia appeared before a court on Tuesday for hearing in the Coalgate scam protests case. 'We will challenge this system of filing false chargesheets against political opponents and making them run around courts,' said Bhushan."
Feb 5, 2013 Delhi gangrape: Transport minister blames police: "The blame game in the brutal gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedical student inside a bus in Delhi on December 16, 2012 has started with Delhi Transport Minister Ramakant Goswami saying that was the negligence on part of the police and not the state transport department which led to the incident. Goswami wrote a letter to Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde almost a week ago blaming Delhi Police for not acting against buses, which were flouting the rules."
Feb 4, 2013 Over 60,000 children go missing in India every year: "the missing children of India. 'A lakh kids go missing every year."
Feb 3, 2013 Odisha: Police tries to acquire farmers' land for POSCO: "Tension broke out at POSCO's plant in Jagatsinghpur district in Odisha after the police tried to forcibly acquire land for the steel giant that was allotted to farmers on Sunday. Betel farmers protested after the police dismantled seven betel vines."
Feb 1, 2013 Now, Rushdie hounded out: "he was forced to cancel his trip to Kolkata as he was told that he would be bundled out in the next flight by the police on instructions from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. "The simple fact is that the Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ordered the police to block my arrival," tweeted the British Indian novelist who was forced to cancel his trip to the metropolis on Wednesday to promote Deepa Mehta's film 'Midnight's Children' based on his novel."
Feb 1, 2013 Weeks before Kargil conflict, Musharraf crossed LoC, spent night in India: Aide: "Gen Pervez Musharraf crossed the Line of Control in a helicopter and spent a night at a location 11 km inside Indian territory"
Feb 1, 2013 Mamata blocked my arrival, police incited protests: Rushdie : "Salman Rushdie today said he was forced to cancel his trip to Kolkata as he was told that he would be bundled out in the next flight by the police on instructions from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee."
Jan 30, 2013 Constable held for accepting Rs 65 lakh bribe: "According to ACB, the constable, apparently on behalf of his superiors, had allegedly demanded Rs one crore from the complainant--manager of a Pune-based private company--for not registering a complaint against the firm."
Jan 28, 2013 Cop brutally assaults businessman: "Case of extreme brutality comes to light in Shekhpura District. Superintendent of Police (SP) Babu Ram brutally assaulted a liquor businessman Mukesh Kumar who was allegedly selling illegal liquor. SP Babu Ram arrested Mukesh Kumar and then assaulted him physically. Mukesh received severe injuries and he was referred to Patna Medical College Hospital where he had to undergo operation."
Jan 26, 2013 Law enforcement shouldn't be tools of politicians: Justice Verma: "In a detailed and scathing report the three-member Justice JS Verma Committee has called for stricter implementation of existing laws, police reforms, gender sensitisation of the security agencies and judiciary along with several changes in the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to deal with crime against women particularly rape cases. In one of the most significant recommendations the Justice Verma Committee has proposed that if a woman ends up killing a rapist or a would-be rapist, she can claim the right to self defence under Section 100 of the IPC."
Jan 26, 2013 Exposed: School bus permits misused to ferry passengers: "No lessons learn after the horrific Delhi gangrape. An IBN7 sting operation has exposed how school bus permits are being misused to ferry passengers. And illegal bus drivers pay police a monthly fee of Rs 5,500 to enter Delhi."
Jan 26, 2013 State Of The Nation: Is modernisation of police force important?
Jan 26, 2013 Gang rape: Home Secy, Delhi Police chief were laughing at press conference, it was shameful, says Justice J S Verma: "the retired former Chief Justice said, "both the Home Secretary and Police Commissioner were laughing in the press conference following the India Gate protests. Someone in the establishment should have addressed the protesters. This is a shame on democracy.""
Jan 26, 2013 दिल्ली गैंगरेप: महिला हेल्पलाइन में सबसे बड़ी अड़चन पुलिस: "100 नंबर पर फोन करने पर कभी भी अच्छी प्रतिक्रिया नहीं होती. इमर्जेंसी की स्थिति में फिर हमें किसी सीनियर अधिकारी से बात करनी पड़ती है.""
Jan 26, 2013 Punjab gangrape: 'Police in the state politicised': " 'This act should be condemned and we hope the culprits are punished severely. The police have been politicised in the state which is the biggest problem.'"
Jan 26, 2013 Justice Verma report: Will the govt live up to the challenge?: "on the firing line were police DGPs, ministries and the governing class."
Jan 22, 2013 ‘I was raped by cops multiple times’: "My most cruel assaulters are often the men in uniform. Yes, the cops, who blackmail us to pay hafta so that we can carry on with our job as sex workers. Refusal to please them means lathis, kicks in the mouth, abuses and finally, rape. I have often been raped by cops in parks, and even inside lock-ups. Some often stop me on the road and ask for a quick oral sex. Even when I step out from home for personal work, they insist on sex. Any resistance is met with abuses and torture. At times, I try and run away from the cops. I once even bit their hand in a bid to escape."
Jan 21, 2013 Anger mounts against Dhoble as daughter of dead hawker dies: "There was double tragedy for the family of the hawker who had died during an anti-encroachment drive led by controversial Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Vasant Dhoble, as the hawker's daughter, Radha Jaiswal, died of a heart attack on Sunday."
Jan 21, 2013 बिहार: डीआईजी पर रंगदारी का आरोप: "आलोक कुमार पर एक शराब व्यवसायी से दस करोड़ रूपए ऐंठने के लिए अपने कथित गुर्गों के ज़रिये उन पर दबाव बनाने का आरोप है."
Jan 21, 2013 Protests justified, wish I was there, my nephew was beaten up: CJI: "He said judges need to be sensitive in dealing with cases concerning women, children and disabled people. “Without sensitivity, there is no point being a judge.”"
Jan 20, 2013 Saran DIG accused of demanding Rs10 cr from liquor trader: "Tunnaji Pandey, a liquor trader, had complained to the director general of police (DGP) Abhayanand on January 13 against the DIG, Alok Kumar. "Pandey alleged that the DIG had demanded Rs10 crore from him and also threatened to implicate him in a false case.""
Jan 17, 2013 Responding To Rape: "The police as well as the other agencies of the criminal justice system have to reform urgently"
Jan 16, 2013 Manipur: Rapes, murders and AFSPA: "In July 2004, a group of 12 women disrobed in front of the Kangla Fort in Imphal, holding up a banner that said, 'Indian Army rape us'. They were protesting the rape and murder of Thangjam Manorama, allegedly by security forces. Manorama was picked up from her house on July 11, 2004 by Assam Rifles soldiers."
Jan 16, 2013 Booked for standing up?: "In two separate cases of sexual harassment in West Bengal, the police and the residents chose to torment the people who came to the rescue of the victims. The bizarre treatment has shocked many. Why have these men who stood up against injustice been subjected to this treament?"
Jan 16, 2013 2004 Manipur rape-murder: No action against armed forces yet: "The 2004 rape and murder of Manorama in Manipur had shocked the nation and put the spotlight on the abuse of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act. In July 2004, a group of 12 women disrobed in front of the Kangla Fort in Imphal held up banners that said - 'Indian Army rape us'"
Jan 14, 2013 Police tortured my brother: Delhi rape protest petitioner: "Three policemen hit me on my genitals with sticks and when I shouted for help they shoved a sock in my mouth,""