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Jan 4, 2013 Cops kept fighting about jurisdiction: Delhi gangrape victim’s friend: "they had seen the worst faces of humanity and the police on that fateful evening."
Jan 4, 2013 For hurling shoe at senior over lewd SMS, woman cop suspended: "The woman constable threw the shoe at Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Naresh Meghrajani last night while alleging that he had sent her lewd messages on her cellphone."
Jan 2, 2013 A convicted rapist on the loose: "It has been 7 years since Bitti Mohanty, convicted of rape, went underground. His father, who was a top police officer in Orissa in 2006, got him out on bail but completely washed his hands off the case after Bitti turned an absconder. TIMES NOW has been following the story relentlessly and reveals how the top cop's rapist son was allowed to go missing."
Jan 2, 2013 In Akhilesh raj, no justice for rape victim?: "Just 70 kms from New Delhi, the epicentre of protests for better security for women a rape victim has been running from pillar to post to just get the U.P police to register a case. In fact they only gave in after she threatened to immolate herself. It doesn't end there. Now, the police wants her to 'compromise' with the rapist who's a politician?"
Jan 2, 2013 News 360: Delhi HC pulls up police for imposing sec 144 at India Gate: "The High Court said that the Delhi Police should have tried to maintain law and order instead of imposing section 144."
Jan 2, 2013 Girl molested, abducted in public view, cops slap obscenity charges: "What is more astonishing is that even though the victim was kidnapped after being molested in public view, the UP police booked the accused under a milder Section 294 (obscene act in any public place) of the IPC as opposed to pressing kidnapping and molestation charges."
Jan 1, 2013 Honouring The Braveheart: Delhi needs a separate policing architecture with the state government having primacy of supervision in respect of crime and law and order and the MHA in respect of VIP and diplomatic security
Jan 1, 2013 Inspector caught taking bribe - Times of India
Jan 1, 2013 Protester: made to clean police station floor: “We have taken a statement from the victim, she has alleged that Dinesh and other policemen forced her to sweep the police station....
Jan 1, 2013 Par panel questions Delhi Police chief, points to deficiencies: Neeraj Kumar faced questions on growing atrocities against women in Delhi.
Jan 1, 2013 Eve-teasing: five months to register an FIR in Bihar : A fractured wrist did not merit an FIR, let alone abusive words and harassment. When Seema (name changed) went to the police station to complain against harassment by local hooligans, the authorit...
Jan 1, 2013 Gang-rape victim ends life due to police apathy in Punjab : They took 14 days to register her case, prolonging the ignominy she suffered
Jan 1, 2013 Police cane protesters in Udupi: CPI(M) workers were marching against ‘made snana’, ‘pankti bheda’
Dec 31, 2012 Held on harassment charge, he hangs self: "said the police threatened and humiliated him, sending him into an acute depression. They have also alleged that a police officer extorted Rs 10,000 from them."
Dec 31, 2012 Jind SP's 'sexist' guidelines: "If an MLA in Alwar wants girls to stop wearing skirts, an SP in Jind has his own bizarre solution. He wants women to stay indoors on New Year's eve so as to not invite trouble."
Dec 31, 2012 Delhi homeless brave winter chill worsened by state apathy, police abuse: "Cold, hungry, and homeless - over three lakh people in Delhi live on the streets, braving extreme weather, economic hardship and government apathy. A basement near central Delhi's Hanuman Mandir has been home to Ram Sagar Pandey for the last 25 years. He says, 'I am telling you. I have voted for Sheila Dikshit, without even having a ration card or an identity card."
Dec 30, 2012 Police not serious about such cases, says a rape victim husband: "A 28-year-old software engineer in Pune was kidnapped, raped and murdered by four people on October 7, 2009. The next day her body was recovered from a forest. Though the city crime branch managed to arrest the four accused soon, one of the culprits managed to escape from police custody in 2011 and since then police haven't been able to arrest him."
Dec 30, 2012 Need more women in police force: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw: "After the tragic death of the Delhi braveheart, victim of a most brutal gangrape, the calls for stronger legislation have become louder."
Dec 30, 2012 Another victim of police inaction?: "A 12 year old girl was allegedly raped by two men in Ahmedabad. The victim tried to end her life after the horrific incident. The father of the victim says despite repeated complaints the police have failed to take any action in the case. The 12 year old is in critical condition."
Dec 30, 2012 Court is the only hope of outraged nation, says fresh plea : "“After the ghastly rape incident, the public anger against police and an apathetic ruling class… reflects that people across all parts of the country have little faith in the Executive and the Legislature wherein many of them are charged with rape and murder."
Dec 29, 2012 Police reforms is the need of the hour: Kiran Bedi: "Former IPS officer and India Against Corruption member Kiran Bedi reacting to the news of the death of Delhi braveheart said that police reforms was the need of the hour. She said the first measure that needs to be taken is the introduction of a system where complaints in connection with crime against women could be registered for free."
Dec 29, 2012 What Delhi and India can do to improve its police: "Also requiring a review is the stipulation that the Delhi Police Commissioner will have to be only from the Union Territory IPS Cadre. The job is too big and contentious to restrict the field of choice to just a few."
Dec 29, 2012 ACP booked for sending lewd messages to lady constable: "submitted a report which said the senior police officer had sent around 70 “indecent and lewd” SMSes sent to the constable."
Dec 28, 2012 BBC: Women's tales from brutal Delhi: "The mistreatment and abuse of women is a particular problem in Delhi and northern India. A stiflingly patriarchal social mindset, a brazen culture of political power, a general disdain for law, a largely insensitive police force and a rising population of rootless, lawless migrants are only some of the reasons."
Dec 28, 2012 Atrocity upon atrocity : "Don’t blame police alone; Ministers are as guilty"
Dec 28, 2012 Police defiant in the Bangalore molestation case: "In an outrageous incident at Bangalore, two Bhutanese women were allegedly molested by the driver and conductor of a BMTC bus. The sisters were on their way to work when the alleged incident took place."
Dec 28, 2012 Finally, authorities wake up in Punjab: "After much uproar over the rape and suicide case of a 17-year-old girl in Patiala, the Punjab police finally spoke out today (December 28). But instead of any promise of action, the cops chose to indulge in an endless round of self praise. The question is- why is the Punjab government silent now?"
Dec 28, 2012 German tourist rape: 6 years on, no trace of convict Biti Mohanty: "One of the glaring examples of delayed justice for a rape victim is that of the case of a German tourist who was raped in Rajasthan in 2006 by her male companion Biti Mohanty, son of the then DGP (Home Guard) of Odisha police. It's been more than six years since Biti jumped parole after his conviction and there is still no trace of him."
Dec 27, 2012 'Just Save My Daughter, Please': " “Just save my daughter," 47-year-old Usha Saxena cried out when she saw cops pulling her 19-year-old daughter Shambhavi's hair and hitting her head against a wall. “Don’t let them harm her.”"
Dec 27, 2012 Punjab: Minor rape victim commits suicide, 3 arrested: "The girl's family alleges that the police did not act on her complaint."
Dec 27, 2012 Tormented by cops and 'rapists', girl kills self: ""Cops at the Badshahpur police post used to summon her there alone late in the evening, and then asked her to narrate what had happened, in graphic detail,""
Dec 27, 2012 UP rape victim raped by cops probing case: "A gang-rape victim from Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar, who was again violated by the investigating officer (IO) probing her case, has now alleged that she was also raped by the inspector in charge of the police station where she had lodged her complaint. While the IO was arrested on December 14, no action has been taken against the inspector. Now the victim has written to the chief minister for justice."
Dec 27, 2012 Is there a complete breakdown in trust between police, public?: "The post mortem report of Subhash Tomar countered eyewitnesses' accounts, and suggested that the injuries could have led to the cardiac arrest causing Tomar's death."
Dec 25, 2012 Kanpur girl claims abuse by cops: "Anger spills onto the streets on Lucknow after two incident of rape came to light in Uttar Pradesh. The victims waiting for justice for far too long as outrage peaks in the capital."
Dec 24, 2012 India clamps down on gang-rape protests, PM appeals for calm: "A global poll by Thomson Reuters Foundation in June found that India was the worst place in the world to be a woman because of high rates of infanticide, child marriage and slavery."
Dec 24, 2012 India clamps down on gang-rape protests, PM appeals for calm: "A global poll by Thomson Reuters Foundation in June found that India was the worst place in the world to be a woman because of high rates of infanticide, child marriage and slavery."
Dec 24, 2012 Pune: 3 years after rape, murder; victim's family still awaits justice: "A Software company employee Nayana Pujari was raped and murdered in Pune in 2009. The main accused fled from police custody while he was being taken to a hospital in 2011. The police haven't managed to apprehend him in "
Dec 24, 2012 Neeraj Kumar refuses to apologise for police action at India Gate: "The Commissioner of Delhi Police, Neeraj Kumar, has justified the police action on those protesting against the gangrape of a 23-year-old paramedical student in a moving bus in the national capital, saying it "
Dec 24, 2012 Watch: Delhi policemen attack anti-rape protesters: "Many anti-rape protesters, including women, were lathicharged by policemen at India Gate after the protest took a violent turn. Over 140 people were inured as police also fired tear gas shells and water cannons on protes"
Dec 23, 2012 A Government In Hiding: "Who were the people who suddenly materialized and took over the anti-rape protest in exactly the way that the police wanted them to, giving them the much needed alibi for a crackdown?"
Dec 23, 2012 CNN: Rape protesters hit with water cannons: "Protestors in New Delhi, India, want justice for a 23-year-old woman who was gang-raped at a bus stop last Sunday."
Dec 23, 2012 Can muscle muzzle protest?: "For the 5th straight day, the national capital was consumed with protests demanding justice for the 23 year old rape victim. But early this morning, it appeared the govt had heard enough when it imposed section 144 across the national capital, and the police unceremoniously cracked down on protesters. In fact reports of police flexing its muscle came in from all over the country."
Dec 23, 2012 Early morning crackdown on protesters: "After the massive crackdown on protesters at India gate last evening, many expected muted protests today. But that was not the case. Early this morning, large crowds gathered once again at India Gate, but the govt imposed prohibitory orders and a fresh crackdown followed."
Dec 23, 2012 Delhi gangrape: Ramdev calls police action brutal: "Baba Ramdev called the police action against anti-gangrape protestors at Delhi's India Gate on Sunday as brutal and accused the authorities of being high handed. 'I condemn police brutality against the peace"
Dec 23, 2012 Senior police officers should be held accountable, says Delhi CM : "She also called for a “serious look” at VIP security deployment in the Capital, saying it cannot be an “excuse” for not providing security to the common man."
Dec 23, 2012 Dozens injured as gang-rape protests turn violent: "Mass protests for the third straight day Sunday against the gang-rape of a young woman turned violent here, leaving dozens injured and turning the India Gate area into a virtual war zone."
Dec 23, 2012 Delhi gangrape: Protesters beaten up by police: "Angry protesters, who were demonstrating against the gangrape and assault of a 23-year-old girl in a bus in Delhi, returned to India Gate just a few minutes after the police crackdown and vented their ire agai"
Dec 22, 2012 Rage @ Raisina Hill: "Instead of any neta addressing the concerns of anti-rape protests in Delhi, the cops crack down with lathicharge, tear-gas and water cannons on young students"
Dec 22, 2012 BBC: India police fire water cannon at Delhi rape protesters: "India police use tear gas, water cannon and batons to disperse protesters marching over the gang rape of a young woman on a bus last week."
Dec 22, 2012 Inept police flex muscle on protestors: "Police fired teargas shells and used water cannons as several hundreds of young students on Saturday (December 22) marched towards Rashtrapati Bhavan for the second day demanding justice for the 23-year-old gangrape victim. The shameful police action came after a day after their Chief, Neeraj Kumar and Home Secretary's praise for the Delhi police came under question."
Dec 22, 2012 Video: Police lathicharge protesters at Rashtrapati Bhawan: "As hundreds of protesters gathered at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi to protest against the bus gangrape incident, police lathicharged them and opened water cannons at them to disperse them from the site."
Dec 21, 2012 Delhi Police out of sync with reality?: "The Union Home Secretary calling the Delhi Police action 'outstanding' 9 times in his address today, even when the High Court has pulled up the police force in the gangrape case. Meanwhile, the Delhi Police seemed to be totally oblivious to the rising horror of rape in the Capital despite the registered number of rape cases going up by 800% between 1971 and 2011."
Dec 21, 2012 HC slams Delhi Police for report on gang rape case: "The Delhi High Court on Friday slammed the police for being “evasive” in its probe status report in providing details of its officers on patrol duty in the area covered by the bus in which a young paramedical girl was gang raped for about 40 minutes."
Dec 19, 2012 Massive protests across Delhi, HC raps Delhi police: "Taking suo motu cognisance of the gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus in New Delhi, the Delhi High Court today pulled up the city police asking how the offence remained undetected."
Dec 19, 2012 Security only for VIPs, not common man?: "According to the Bureau of Police Research and Development, in 2010 50,059 police personnel were deployed for the protection of 16,788 VIPs across 25 states and Union Territories including ministers, MPs, MLAs, bureaucrats and judges."
Dec 19, 2012 Will death penalty for rapists be a deterrent?: "The opposition has demanded that those involved in rape case must be given capital punishment.", "our police foces have become the armed militia of the ruling party."
Dec 19, 2012 Ridiculous defence by Delhi Police: "A helpless victim--is battling for her life, battered, bruised and tormented. The crime in the heart of the National Capital shocking the entire country as citizens took to the streets to express their feelings. The spotlight firmly on this man -- Commisioner Neeraj Kumar-- given the job of protecting New Delhi's citizens-- but Mr Kumar is sitting firm behind procedure--putting up a ridiculous defence when asked what he was doing to stop these crimes."
Dec 19, 2012 This KSRP cop is a millionaire: "A raid by the Lokayukta police on Wednesday revealed that a police head constable, who was a gunman to former Lokayukta Justice N Santosh Hegde, possessed assets worth Rs 55.25 lakh, disproportionate to his income."
Dec 19, 2012 Dear VIP, instead of shedding tears for rape victim, shed your inflated security: "7,315 cops are dedicated to keep just 416 of you safe, often bolster your ego, sometimes even run your errands. If some of them were on Delhi streets on Sunday night, the 23-year-old girl would perhaps not have been gangraped on a moving bus"
Dec 16, 2012 Malik blames Indian agencies for failure to prevent 26/11: "Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik today blamed Indian security agencies for their "failure" to prevent the Mumbai terror attack and alleged that Indian non-state actors were involved in the massacre."
Dec 15, 2012 4 months on, Alagiri's son surfaces: "After being on the run for four months in an alleged illegal granite quarrying scam, Union Minister M K Alagiri's son Durai Dayanidhi surrendered before a court at nearby Melur today, four days after he was granted anticipatory bail by the High Court."
Dec 13, 2012 Denied hafta, Delhi cop gave supari?: "Unidentified assailants arrived in a policeman's car and fired at a 28-year-old cable operator in outer Delhi on Thursday morning, leading to allegations that the cop had ordered the attack because the victim refused to pay him protection money — 'hafta' in local parlance."
Dec 13, 2012 Policemen force Vietnamese into ‘murga’ pose in Uttar Pradesh: "Thomson and his Delhi-based friend Paramjeet fell foul of officials from Daurala police station in Meerut district, 70km northeast of Delhi,"
Dec 11, 2012 Amritsar molestation: Dy CM orders dismissal of cops: "The Akali Dal government in Punjab has finally taken strong action in the Amritsar molestation case. Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal has ordered the dismissal of all the policemen who ran away from t"
Dec 7, 2012 Bangalore: Attack on Manipur woman highlights police insensitivity: "Even as the accused in the horrific Guwahati mob molestation case were convicted on Friday, yet another woman became the victim of mob violence. The incident happened in Bangalore, which was recently tagged as"
Dec 7, 2012 B'lore: The cop called me a nuisance, says Manipur woman: "In another case of Northeast Indians being targeted, a theatre person from Manipur alleged that she was heckled by a crowd in Bangalore, that passed lewd and racist comments and abused her. What is even more s"
Dec 5, 2012 चीन और श्रीलंका से ज्यादा 'भ्रष्ट' है भारत: "श्रीलंका और भूटान में भारत से कम भ्रष्टाचार बताया गया है. इस सूची में श्रीलंका को 79वें और भूटान को 33वें स्थान पर रखा गया है."
Dec 4, 2012 BBC: India's Facebook arrests spark tighter online rules: "Shaheen Dhada was arrested in November for her comment following the death of politician Bal Thackeray. Her friend, Renu Srinivasan, who "liked" the comment, was also arrested.", "The arrests have sparked a debate in India over freedom of speech and the internet, with critics accusing the government of "abuse of authority"."
Dec 2, 2012 Salve takes up citizens' cause: "Voicing concern over the traffic situation in the capital, senior Supreme Court advocate Harish Salve has said it was getting worsened by VIP movements and asked Delhi Police to take corrective steps. Salve said blocking arterial roads in the capital during VIP movements is violative of constitutional rights and people should stand and fight against it."
Dec 2, 2012 Sonipat: Former junior national-level wrestler alleges police officials shot at him: "A former junior national wrestling champion has alleged that Haryana Police officials shot at him, who mistook him for a wanted criminal. The incident took place on November 28 near Sonipat."
Dec 1, 2012 Is it time to re-write social media laws?: "In a major development, the Supreme Court has asked the Attorney General to respond to a petition challenging the controversial Section 66A in the Information Technology Act."
Dec 1, 2012 SC questions Maharashtra govt, others over Section 66(A): "The SC issued notices to the Maharashtra government and other concerned states on why Section 66(A) should not be scrapped."
Dec 1, 2012 Will the government listen to the voice of netizens?: "The SC asks Maharashtra to explain the FB arrests, but the Centre maintains there is no need to scrap the IT law."
Dec 1, 2012 I am not a proxy candidate for my husband: Sanjiv Bhatt's wife: "Controversial IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta will contest against Narendra Modi in Gujarat elections on a Congress ticket."
Dec 1, 2012 Outrage led me to file PIL against IT Act: DU student: "Delhi University student Shreya Singhal, who has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court challenging the Information Technology Act, has said that she filed the petition because she felt "
Dec 1, 2012 Section 66A of IT Act is a can of worms: Cyber law expert: "Cyber law expert Pawan Duggal has hailed the Supreme Court's intervention in the Palghar Facebook arrests case."
Dec 1, 2012 Don't want to live in fear of being jailed: IT Act petitioner: "The Supreme Court has issued notices to the Centre, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Delhi and Puducherry governments over the petition filed by a Delhi University student, Shreya Singhal, challenging the Informatio"
Dec 1, 2012 SC admits Aseem Trivedi's plea against Sec 66(A) of IT Act: "The Supreme Court has admitted cartoonist Aseem Trivedi's plea against the controversial Section 66(A) of the Information Technology Act. Trivedi had been arrested in Mumbai in September on sedition charges"
Dec 1, 2012 Explain arrest of girls over FB post: SC to Maha govt: "The Supreme Court has issued notices to the Centre, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Delhi and Puducherry governments over the petition filed by a Delhi University student, Shreya Singhal, challenging the"
Dec 1, 2012 Supreme Court fumes at Facebook arrest; government tries to curb IT Act abuse: "entertaining a PIL seeking the repeal of the controversial Section 66A of Information Technology Act which has turned out be a source of harassment and attempts to muzzle freedom of speech."
Dec 1, 2012 Govt modifies Sec 66(A) of IT Act after FB controversies: "The government has modified rules under the controversial Section 66(A) of the Information Technology Act in the wake of its alleged misuse in recent few cases. This comes a day after a 19-year-old boy was que"
Nov 28, 2012 Stigma stays forever for the acquitted in terror cases: "After the acquittal of the Lajpat Nagar blast accused after 16 years in jail, a debate is raging on over the credibility of the police investigation. The question is whether it is a case of innocents bei"
Nov 28, 2012 Not just Govt, Oppn MPs also call us: CBI chief: "Outgoing Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director AP Singh on Wednesday said that he was not raising any personal allegations against the new chief Ranjit Sinha. AP Singh said that he was only commenting on the sys"
Nov 28, 2012 IT Act The 'Unconstitutional' Section 66A: "With yet another arrest in Palghar today, the focus seems fixed on the grossly misused provision of the IT Act. Exploring why this section is unconstitutional, how it came to be, the state of the law elsewhere, and how we can move forward."
Nov 27, 2012 Noida cops keep youth chained to post for 4hrs: "In a blatant violation of human rights, Noida police on Tuesday chained an alleged pickpocket to a post without even formally arresting him."
Nov 27, 2012 Facebook arrests: 2 police officers suspended, Shiv Sena calls for bandh: "A week after two girls were arrested in Palghar for their remarks on Bal Thackerey's death, the state administration has finally taken some action."
Nov 27, 2012 Thackeray FB post: Girl's family says drop charges: "A week after two girls in Thane district of Maharashtra were arrested over a Facebook post criticising the Mumbai bandh for the funeral of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray, the state administration has finally tak"
Nov 27, 2012 FB post arrests: Thane rural SP, SI suspended: "Thane Superintendent of Police (rural) and Palghar police station Sub-Inspector have been suspended for disobeying the orders of superiors while arresting two girls for a Facebook post on late Shiv Sena chief Bal"
Nov 27, 2012 AI employees arrested for online post against SC order: "Even as the country debates the arrest of the two girls who were picked for their comments on late Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray on Facebook, here's another case. Two Air India employees were arrested under th"
Nov 25, 2012 Bedi on Corruption; It's endemic: "The common man in India can’t trust his local policeman, says anti-corruption activist and former policewoman Kiran Bedi."
Nov 25, 2012 Facebook post row: Suspension and transfer enough?: "2 days after a report indicted 3 policemen in the Facebook arrest case, no action has yet been taken against the erring cops."
Nov 24, 2012 Thackeray FB post: Last week was like a bad dream, says girl: "A Facebook post, subsequent arrest and a high level inquiry later, charges have finally been dropped against the 21-year-old girl who posted comments on Bal Thackeray. This past week, the girl and her family were"
Nov 24, 2012 In a midnight drama two Air India crew members held under IT Act : "This was a clear case of misusing the IT Act and the police by Mr. Pawaskar, alleged Mr. Sharma and Mr. Jaganatharao"
Nov 24, 2012 Now, cops arrest kids for a question on Facebook: "Apparently, the child posted a question on his wall: "There is no zipper in Spider-Man's suit. Where does he pee from?" Another child who liked the comment was also arrested."
Nov 24, 2012 Facebook comment arrests: Maharashtra promises strict action against guilty cops: " The enquiry report on the arrests has indicted the policemen involved in initiating action against the girls and observed that the arrests could have been avoided"
Nov 23, 2012 Facebook arrest: Cops indicted: "The report holds local police officers responsible for having bowed down to pressure, despite strict instructions from their seniors. Action could possibly be taken against the local SP and additional SP."
Nov 23, 2012 FB post case: inquiry report submitted to DGP office
Nov 23, 2012 Cop charged with forcing woman colleague to watch blue film: "outraging the modesty of his subordinate Additional Sub-Inspector at workplace by forcing her to watch a blue film and making advances towards her."
Nov 22, 2012 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast case: Delhi HC slams police probe: "The Delhi High Court on Thursday acquitted two alleged Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Front militants of all the charges in the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast case."
Nov 21, 2012 Punjab police, with all, for all: " affluent Punjabis can get armed guards from the state police. Securing the same is a sure-shot way to earn the coveted “VIP” tag"