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May 11, 2015 Delhi Traffic Police constable hits woman with a brick, arrested: "In a shocking incident in Delhi's elite Golf Links area, a traffic policeman attacked a woman with a brick. The incident took place when the woman was on her way to drop her daughters to the school on Monday morning"
May 11, 2015 Woman attacked by a traffic cop with bricks after she refused to pay bribe in Delhi: "Not even 24 hours after a DTC bus driver who was beaten to death by a biker in the national capital could get justice; another shocking incident of road rage has been reported in the metro city. This time, the incident turned even uglier as it was initiated by the lawmakers themselves. (Also Read: Bus driver, 42, beaten to death by 22-year-old biker. Who is responsible? Can compensation get a life back?)"
May 9, 2015 Legal mystery: Did loopholes, errors bail out Salman Khan?
May 8, 2015 Do the rich and influential get preferential treatment?: "In a major relief for Bollywood actor Salman Khan, the Bombay High Court has suspended his five-year jail sentence in the 2002 hit-and-run case. The actor signed Rs 30,000 bail bond. Citing that it is a norm to suspend any sentence of seven years or less pending appeal, Justice Thipsay ruled that Salman be released on furnishing a fresh bail bond."
May 7, 2015 What if Salman killed one of them? Bollywood hates the homeless, but wants their money: "The staple of traditional Bollywood is the triumph of the underdog against the rich and the powerful, but on Wednesday, when it stood behind a drunken super rich man to slam the underdog, what was on display was its real character - completely rotten and immoral."
May 6, 2015 Delhi's anti-corruption helpline gets 1.25 lakh calls in a month: "the 24-hour helpline number 1031 received a total of 1,25,065 calls. "
May 5, 2015 First Islamic State ‘module’ busted, 5 held in MP: Police
May 4, 2015 Three AP cops arrested for robbing man of Rs 27 lakh: "Three police constables from Andhra Pradesh, who posed as senior staffers of the Income Tax department and robbed a man of Rs 27.5 lakh in Bengaluru,"
May 3, 2015 Odisha chit fund investors start losing hope: "Nearly 170 chit fund companies in Odisha were investigated by the crime branch and nearly 700 people were arrested. In July 2013, the government had announced a corpus fund of Rs 300 crore for refund of money to small investors."
May 2, 2015 Delhi govt’s ACB arrests head constable for accepting bribe: "“Complainant made a video recording of head constable demanding a bribe. Complainant registered a complaint against head constable, ASI and constable at Delhi government’s Anti-Corruption Helpline and thereafter, action was taken against the corrupt police officials,”"
May 2, 2015 Bengaluru principal canes students: "A principal of Bengaluru college is caught on tape mercilessly caning students. Police have registered a case against the principal of S.E.A. College of Engineering and Technology."
May 2, 2015 Suspended Haryana IAS officer plans his friend's murder from inside Tihar Jail, Delhi Police foils it: "Suspended Haryana cadre IAS officer Sanjeev Kumar's alleged plan to get his friend killed has been foiled by the Delhi Police Crime Branch. Sanjeev Kumar had allegedly the plan from inside the Tihar Jail while he was in judicial custody in connection with the Junior Basic Teachers recruitment "
Apr 30, 2015 Brazen defence by #StarSquatters: "All MPs have been allotted sprawling Lutyens Delhi Bungalows but some can't do without 5 star treatment. The only problem is, the exchequer foots the bill running into crores for these MPs. TIMES NOW investigated the story of these 5 Star Squatters - 19 of whom are on notice."
Apr 29, 2015 ‘Police forced me to drink urine, have sex with dog’: "“I was made to drink gutter water and urine… It is correct that I was asked to drink urine of another accused and my urine (was given) to him.” The witness further alleged that they were forced to have sex with a stray dog and that he was regularly beaten up in the police custody from April 24, 2003, till he was released on May 17, 2003."
Apr 26, 2015 Inquiry instituted after traffic constable exposes corruption: "The traffic police chief has instituted an inquiry after a constable, Sunil Toke (50), complained about harassment for his refusal to accept bribes and distribute the money to a chain of officers extending to the top of the hierarchy."
Apr 25, 2015 We're tracking corrupt officials, helping victims file plaints: Anti-Corruption Bureau: "" Once they get to know of any suspicious activity in state offices (citizens being harassed or kept waiting or asked to meet outside office) through their informants, they immediately swing into action,"
Apr 25, 2015 'Education system a den of corruption'
Apr 24, 2015 Mumbai cops held for model's rape: "the Mumbai Police arrested three of their own staff — two assistant police inspectors and a police constable — besides five other people, on Friday on charges of raping a model."
Apr 21, 2015 Mufti allows anti-India campaign: "Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohhamed Sayeed is once again going soft on separatists. On Monday (April 20) three top separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik held a rally at the house of a teenager who was killed allegedly in police firing on Saturday at Narbal on the outskirts of Srinagar."
Apr 21, 2015 Minister: MPs deserve courtesies: "Yesterday (April 20) the Narendra Modi Government confirmed that VVIP racism will continue at all airports and Minister of State for Civil Aviation blaming poor road connectivity for not being able to make it to weddings in his constituency. MP Babul Supriyo is now hitting out at the media, moreover justifying the requirement of these. When questioned about the privileges that were extended to MPs, MoS Civil Aviation not only defended it, even offered a ridiculous excuse."
Apr 20, 2015 Minister openly endorses VVIP culture: "The Narendra Modi Government has made it official that VVIP racism will continue at all airports. And, the Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma blames poor road connectivity as a need for special privileges so that he can make it to weddings in his constituency. While Mahesh Sharma brazenly endorses the VVIP culture, the common man will be frisked, stand in long queues and wait patiently for the same procedures at airports."
Apr 17, 2015 Tale of a Kashmiri Muslim, who was denied flat in Gurgaon because of her religion!: "“No Muslims in my house,” said the landlord of an apartment in Regency Park, Gurgaon, when I approached him for taking his house on rent."
Apr 16, 2015 Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen using drugs to attract Muslim youths: Nitesh Rane: "The party is not only a threat to the country and politics, but also to the future of Muslim youths,”"
Apr 14, 2015 Muslim woman gang raped, gets 'Talaq' over phone: "According to her, in-laws neither came to her rescue nor accompanied her to police station. She even got the shock of her live when her husband who is working in Saudi Arabia came to know about this incident by her uttered triple “talaq” over the phone."
Apr 14, 2015 Muslim woman gang raped, gets 'Talaq' over phone: "According to her, in-laws neither came to her rescue nor accompanied her to police station. She even got the shock of her live when her husband who is working in Saudi Arabia came to know about this incident by her uttered triple “talaq” over the phone."
Apr 11, 2015 SIMI had planned to kill Narendra Modi in Ambikapur, admits SIMI operative: "Gurfan, being a part of the team also attended a grand party in Nepal with other SIMI leaders. He further confessed of meeting SIMI Chief Abu Salem while he was in Dubai and other leaders funding such teams."
Apr 11, 2015 Man sells 2-month-old son to buy medicine for wife: "Unable to purchase medicine for his sick wife, a tribal man allegedly sold his two-month-old baby boy to a woman for Rs 700 in Malkangiri district of Odisha."
Apr 10, 2015 AK-47, SLR recovered from ex-MLA Shokeen's Bawana property: "Trouble mounted for former Independent MLA Rambir Shokeen as Delhi Police recovered an AK-47 and an SLR rifle allegedly from his property in outer Delhi's Bawana area on the instance of his nephew, gangster Neeraj Bawana."
Apr 9, 2015 Debate: #EndVVIPRacism: Will BJP punish or let him escape?: "In a debate moderated by TIMES NOW's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami, panelists -- Jay Narayan Vyas, Senior Leader BJP, Dinesh Gundu Rao, Spokesperson, Congress & Minister of State for Food and Civil Supplies, Karnataka; Bejon Misra, Consumer Policy Expert & Founder Consumer Online Foundation; Aryama Sundaram, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court; Neelam Katara, Activist and Mother of Nitish Katara; Dr Sumanth C Raman, Political Commentator -- discuss the issue of MP's brother of Ranjvijay Singh Judeo, BJP's Rajya Sabha MP, allegedly running his vehicle over a school director."
Apr 9, 2015 Indian Mujahideen is not a terror organisation: "Indian Mujahideen (IM) is only a "sectarian outfit" and its members are not terrorists, said All India Congress Committee's minority cell chairman Khurshid Ahmed Saiyed."
Apr 7, 2015 MP's brother allegedly runs his vehicle over school director: "A school director was seriously injured yesterday (April 6) when he was allegedly run over by a vehiclebelonging to the brother a Member of Parliament due to aproperty dispute in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, sparking tension among locals.A case has been registered against Vikramaditya SinghJudeo and his two associates on the charge of attempting to kill the school director Barmeshwar Gupta, JashpurSuperintendent of Police G S Jayaswal told PTI."
Apr 6, 2015 Despite its anti-corruption creativity, India is still a one man, one bribe democracy
Apr 6, 2015 14-yr-old allegedly beaten by cops: "A 14-year-old boy succumbed to injuries after he was allegedly beaten up by cops in Lakhimpur district of Uttar Pradesh. The minor died at a hospital during treatment. He was first thrashed by a shopkeeper and his aids who caught him stealing toffees from his shop. The Superintendent of Police of the district has ordered an inquiry into the case. After being in police custody for some time, he was admitted to the hospital, where he died a few days later. The locals of the area protested against the police and blocked road."
Apr 5, 2015 Women tortured in custody?: "In a shocking incident of police brutality, two women have been allegedly brutally assaulted by police constables inside a police station in Rohini, Delhi. The women were thrashed for not confessing to a theft charge. The family of the victims are now demanding strict action against the cops."
Apr 4, 2015 Delhi: Police officer allegedly thrashes two women inside police station: "Two women were allegedly beaten up by a sub-inspector inside a police station in New Delhi's Rohini area. Four police officers including a sub-inspector have been suspended."
Apr 4, 2015 Police atrocity in Delhi?: "In an alleged case of police atrocity in New Delhi, two girls were brutally assaulted by police and were forced to confess to a crime. The women have alleged that they were thrashed in police custody and claimed that police in Rohini, while investigating a theft case, called them for questioning and forced to confess for a crime that they haven't committed. Meanwhile, Delhi Police has suspended three women police personnel and a Sub Inspector after the complaint by the victims. An enquiry has been ordered."
Apr 4, 2015 Policemen thrash, kick mentally challenged man after tying his hands and legs in Udaipur: "The incident grabbed the attention on Friday after a video footage of the assault was circulated, reportedly showing two to three policemen thrashing and kicking the mentally challenged man after tying his hands and legs inside Surajpol police station premises in Udaipur."
Apr 4, 2015 Four cops suspended for custodial brutality: "“The police forced my sister to confess in the case. When she resisted, she was beaten with wooden sticks and threatened of sticks being inserted into her private parts,”"
Apr 1, 2015 SP MLA blames women for rapes: "In the past, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and other veteran leaders of his party have publicly made objectionable remarks relating to violence against women."
Mar 30, 2015 UPPCS exam cancelled after paper leak, three arrested: "The CM has also summoned Chairman of UPPSC Anil Yadav."
Mar 29, 2015 Bihar disgraced again: After rampant cheating, over 1,000 impersonators held during police recruitment: "organised syndicates were facilitating impersonation, forgery and cheating in lieu of money ranging anywhere between Rs 50,000 and Rs 1 lakh"
Mar 27, 2015 In UP, the mafia-politician nexus rules: "“The entire bureaucracy — both civil and police — in Uttar Pradesh is left with two options: They can either work as agents of the ruling party or remain dumped in inconsequential posts. Those who toe the line survive. Those that do not can either move out of the state or go to heaven. It is that simple”."
Mar 27, 2015 Huge scam in waste disposal: CAG report: "According to the report the examination of the registration numbers of 92 vehicles used for dumping waste from the city to the yard revealed that they were either cars, bikes, scooters or auto-rickshaws."
Mar 26, 2015 Assam MLA brazenly flouts rules: "Here is a story from Assam where a Congress MLA drives around in style using black tinted glass. and when TIMES NOW cornered him, look how he ducks our questions."
Mar 26, 2015 CAG report: Haryana govt mulls legal option?: "A day after Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) pulled up the Haryana government during the Congress regime for showing "undue favours" to Robert Vadra, sources have said that the current BJP-led Haryana government is mulling legal options on the CAG report. In its report for 2013-14, tabled in the Haryana Assembly yesterday, the CAG came down heavily on the Town and Country Planning Department. "... The department neither at the time of granting in-principle approval nor at the time of formal approval for transfer of licences ensured that net profit beyond 15 per cent of the total cost accrues to public exchequer. "This enabled the developers to earn huge profits merely by selling the land while the government had to forego sizeable amount," the CAG report said."
Mar 25, 2015 Hooda government favoured Vadra in land deals: CAG: "Vadra's company, Skylight Hospitality, sold a prime 3.5 acre piece of land in Manesar in Gurgaon district to DLF in 2008 for Rs 58 crore. The land had, however, only cost his company around Rs 15 crore and was sold to DLF after obtaining change of land use (CLU) and other permissions from the Hooda government."
Mar 23, 2015 79 pc rise in graft complaints to CVC; crosses 63k mark in '14: "More than 63,000 corruption complaints were received by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in 2014, a rise of 79 per cent over the preceding year."
Mar 22, 2015 Woman create ruckus over corruption in block office
Mar 22, 2015 Women allege corruption in Samajwadi pension scheme: "against "rampant corruption" in the Uttar Pradesh government's Samajwadi pension scheme"
Mar 22, 2015 PDS scam ruffles Raman govt, 12 civil supplies officers arrested: " ACB sleuths seized cash worth Rs 3.64 crore during a raid on officers"
Mar 22, 2015 First raped, then hounded: "First raped and then dishounoured. A minor was tonsured by her own mother to protect her from rapists in Thane, near Mumbai who threatened to rape the victim again. Police inaction prompting such a drastic step heaping more indignity on a rape survivor."
Mar 22, 2015 India haters #PartyWithEnemy: "Today, Hurriyat Leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is in New Delhi to meet Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit. In the wake of terror attacks in Jammu & Kashmir, in the wake of their treachery, isn't it time to boycott Pakistan Day?"
Mar 21, 2015 In UP, the mafia-politician nexus rules: "Durga and her husband Abhishek Singh, also an IAS officer, have since opted for a change of cadre and bid adieu to Uttar Pradesh."
Mar 21, 2015 FIR ordered against Shah Rukh Khan : "The Maharashtra State Commission for Child Rights (MSCCR) has asked police to file an FIR against King Khan for using foul language in the presence of children after an IPL match at Wankhade Stadium"
Mar 19, 2015 SC asks Uttar Pradesh government to explain arrest of teen over Facebook comment on Azam Khan: "The Supreme Court has sought an explanation from Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday to report to it about the circumstnces in which Section 66A of the Information Technology Act (IT) was imposed against the class IX boy."
Mar 19, 2015 Pune IAS officer held for ‘rape’ of four minors: " He called them over to his building basement on the pretext of offering them food."
Mar 19, 2015 Indian IS recruit ‘killed’ in Syria was from Bhatkal: "The Indian jihadist reported killed while fighting for the Islamic State (IS) earlier this month has been identified as Sultan Abdul Kadir Armar, 39, from Bhatkal town in Karnataka,"
Mar 18, 2015 Class 11th student arrested for objectionable post against Azam Khan on Facebook: "A class 11th student in Bareilly was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly putting up objectionable posts and attributing them to minister Azam Khan. A FIR was lodged against the boy by a sympathiser of the minister. The student was arrested under the controversial Section 66A of the IT Act."
Mar 18, 2015 Fatwa: Having woman's name on ration card un-Islamic: "Sunni Barelvi Markaz of Dargah Ala Hazrat has issued a fatwa telling followers to keep at bay from ration cards as "it depicts women as the head of families, and that is against Indian culture and Islamic law.""
Mar 16, 2015 Assam CM Gogoi does it again: "We showed you how traffic was brought to a standstill on two ocassions within a fortnight for Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's convoy, but the chief minister has refused to give up VVIP racism despite the outrage. This time an ambulance was stopped for more than 15 minutes, just so that the minister could zoom through."
Mar 12, 2015 K'taka moves to end VVIP racism: "Upalokayukta of Karnataka Justice Subhash Adi has now intervened in two separate incidents of VVIP racism. The incidents involve Congress MLAs Vinay Kulkarni and Vijayananda, both accused of assaulting public officials."
Mar 12, 2015 J&K doctor fights VVIP racism: "In a never ending fight against VVIP racism, Dr Gurmeet Kaur from Jammu was humiliated by an arrogant Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Health and Medical Education Chaudhary Lal Singh for not wearing a lab coat. The psychiatrist who has now become a fresh victim of VVIP racism has decided to fight on. She said Minister misbehaved in full public view and shouted at her during official function."
Mar 12, 2015 Bangalore cop filmed kicking, thrashing his daughter; images go viral: "the man, a policeman from Madurai, beat his daughter “black and blue”, while at least 50 people on the street simply watched."
Mar 11, 2015 Harish Salve promises to raise VVIP racism cases: "Joining the 'End VVIP racism' campaign is top Supreme Court lawyer Harish Salve. It was on his petition that the sc ordered a slew of directions to curb misuse of red beacon and hooting horns for VIP vehicles. Salve is now planning to file a fresh application seeking further directions on VVIP movement and inconvenience casued to public."
Mar 10, 2015 MLAs want bureaucrats at their call: "A senior Congress MLA in Karnataka has written a letter to the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah demanding a circular be sent to bureaucrats, asking them to save the phone numbers of legislators on their phone, claiming that he has the backing of several other MLAs. KB Koliwad wants the Government to issue an order that would stop short of putting bureaucrats in beck and call of MLAs."
Mar 10, 2015 Court: Pay damages, act against cops: "Calcutta High Court today upheld the state human rights commission's recommendation for compensation to a professor and his neighbour who were arrested on the charge of circulating an Internet joke on chief minister Mamata Banerjee in 2012."
Mar 9, 2015 Kerala govt slaps tough goonda law on Nisham: "The Kerala government on Monday slapped provisions under the Kerala Anti-social Activities (Prevention) Act (KAAPA) on controversial businessman Mohammed Nisham (38), prime accused in the murder of security guard in Thrissur."
Mar 7, 2015 Disabled activist denied entry to posh restaurant: "On being asked why he was being refused entry, the security told Mr Malhotra that as a policy, people on wheelchair were not allowed. He also claimed that the security at the eatery “started pulling” his wheelchair."
Mar 6, 2015 Kerala tycoon has state's backing: "A day after UDF Chief Whip PC George's alleged that Kerala DGP tried to derail probe into Chandrabose murder case, he has handed over the evidence he claimed to have against the government to the chief minister. The pressure on Kerala CM is increasing to clear the air on the murder probe against businessman Mohammed Nisham. This comes after the UDF chief whip alleged that the Kerala DGP was trying to derail the probe."
Mar 6, 2015 TIMES NOW impact: Action against VVIP racism: "A senior-rank police officer was today transferred following the inquiry into the ruckus outside a city club where policemen jostled with members to prevent their entry during a function attended by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Keshav Patil had been transferred to Mumbai police headquarters, official sources said."
Mar 6, 2015 VVIPs won't use number plates: "In New Delhi, the constitutional dignitaries flaunt the state emblem on their vehicles. But documents accessed by TIMES NOW claims, one cannot skip the number plate and just have the emblem. On the car of Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, there is a red beacon, Indian flag, the state emblem but not the number plate. Legal experts and the political class agree that the law is being flouted by the VVIPs. VVIPs have been displaying the status symbol and with nobody"
Mar 5, 2015 Srinagar Airport: A special gate for VVIPs: "There seems to be no end to VVIP Racism. Here's another instance from Srinagar where VVIP Racism has the common man up in arms as he has to reach airport nearly 3 hours prior to his flight as they have to wait at the entrance of the airport for hours and all thanks to the VVIPs as they zip through."
Mar 5, 2015 Azam Khan's bus stunt shocks students: "From Karnataka to Uttar Pradesh, there is no end to the VVIP racism. But Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan has crossed all limits. His VVIP board bravado put lives of innocent students at risk. Watch how Azam Khan who doesn't have a licence drives a bus with school students and officials as passengers in his home town Rampur."
Mar 5, 2015 JBT Scam: HC Upholds 10-Yr Jail Term for Haryana Ex-CM, Son: "Former Haryana Chief Minister O P Chautala and five others including his son were today awarded a decade-long jail term in the teachers' recruitment scam case by Delhi High Court which said "overwhelming evidence" showed the "shocking and spine-chilling" state of affairs in the country."
Mar 5, 2015 Kerala DGP accused of shielding Nisham: "Kerala government chief whip P C George on Thursday said Director General of Police (DGP) K S Balasubramaniam tried to protect businessman Mohammed Nisham during probe into the murder of a security guard."
Mar 2, 2015 End VVIP raj: Detained and victimised in Mumbai: "VVIP racism in the heart of Mumbai, members of a club denied entry as Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis attends an event in the club. Whenm angry club members questioned the cops they were dragged by the neck and pinned to the wall. This is just another example of VVIP racism at its worst."
Mar 1, 2015 Maharashtra: Woman accused of theft thrashed by police officer in Jalgaon: "A woman, accused of stealing another woman's purse, was beaten up in full public view allegedly by a policeman, a video of which has gone viral."
Mar 1, 2015 Cop thrashes woman in full public view: "Another case of police brutality has come to light. A cop was caught on video thrashing a woman at a bus station in Jalgaon, Maharashtra for allegedly trying to steal. As the woman begged for mercy, the cop dragged the her by her hair and beat her with a baton."
Mar 1, 2015 End VVIP raj: A CM zips by, you wait!: "Our politicians refuse to give up the VVIP culture. In Guwahati, traffic at a major junction during peak hours is held for more than 15 minutes so that CM Gogoi's convoy can zoom past without any hindrance. The public is made to pay the price just for CM's luxury."
Mar 1, 2015 End VVIP raj: 'No parking' for the common man: "TIMES NOW's End VVIPRaj campaign picks up pace. We show you how VVIP culture is prevalent across India. Here's an instance from Jammu where a public parking space has been taken away from the common man just so that NC leaders can have hassle free parking, leaving the public to suffer."
Mar 1, 2015 Victims of VVIP racism speak with TIMES NOW: "Gurjeet Bindra and Parambin Bindra, members of NSCI club, who were victimised by the Mumbai police for protesting against VVIP culture, speak exclusively with TIMES NOW's Correspondent Kashif Khusro."
Mar 1, 2015 VVIP racism at its worst in Mumbai: "TIMES NOW has caught another Chief Minister in the list of VVIP CMs. While Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis was attending an event at NSCI in Mumbai, the traffic policemen outside stalled vehicles of the public to make way for the CM's convoy. That's not it, members of the club were even denied entry as the CM was present inside the club. What is more shocking is protesters who were fighting against VVIP racism were pushed back by cops in Mumbai. The victims were detained and then released afterwards. Is this how we will be treated? Join the #EndVVIPRaj campaign, raise your voice."
Feb 27, 2015 Why do VVIPs need special zones?
Feb 27, 2015 Bengaluru: Ambulances stuck, CM zooms past : "It is not just the common man who is suffering in Bengaluru. Three ambulances with heart patients were forced to wait so that a minister could have a hassle free passage. The ambulances were made to wait for over an hour."
Feb 27, 2015 Why do VVIPs need special zones?: "The VVIP Raj is also rampant in the country's financial capital, Mumbai. TIMES NOW Correspondent Kashif Khusro gets us this report from Mumbai airport revealing how VVIP culture is rampant at the airport."
Feb 27, 2015 VVIP racism a reality in India: "As the TIMES NOW's campaign to flush out VVIP Raj culture getting momentum, more and more stories are coming from across the country. Now the story comes from Lucknow's Charbagh station where public are made to wait while a VIP lounge is kept empty just for ministers, MLAs and MPs."
Feb 27, 2015 End VVIPRaj gets massive response: "24 hours after an explosive debate on The Newshour on the open VVIP racism, we have been inundated with calls, messages and over 10,000 tweets on the humiliation citizens endure on a day-to-day basis. Our campaign has been so impactful that government was forced to respond. A few VVIP lanes were relabeled and a few Chief Ministers are embarassed for choking the common man in traffic. The fight to demolish VVIP Raj has only just begun."
Feb 27, 2015 VIP vehicles flout parking prohibition in drop-in lanes: "There is no end to the VIP culture at the local railway station. Parking of vehicles is strictly prohibited at the drop-in lanes, but not if these are red-beaconed cars, or government and Army vehicles."
Feb 26, 2015 Debate: #EndVVIPRaj: Action Begins Here - 2: "TIMES NOW's exclusive campaign exposes the self-proclaimed VVIPs. The discrimination is a clear divide between the haves and have nots. While the common people encounter several difficulties on daily basis reaching their respective workplaces, travelling on trains, taking our buses, there is a growing breed of politicians or self-proclaimed VVIPs who want to make people like you and me suffer by delaying our flights, choking us up in queues because they take a shortcut and most importantly insulting us for paying taxes and abiding laws. The fight to demolish VVIP raj has only just begun."
Feb 26, 2015 Debate: #EndVVIPRaj: Action Begins Here - 1: "TIMES NOW's exclusive campaign exposes the self-proclaimed VVIPs. The discrimination is a clear divide between the haves and have nots. While the common people encounter several difficulties on daily basis reaching their respective workplaces, travelling on trains, taking our buses, there is a growing breed of politicians or self-proclaimed VVIPs who want to make people like you and me suffer by delaying our flights, choking us up in queues because they take a shortcut and most importantly insulting us for paying taxes and abiding laws. The fight to demolish VVIP raj has only just begun."
Feb 26, 2015 Debate: Polls over, VVIPs are back: "The road to the Chandigarh railway station split into two zones and the basis of the division made obvious through this board where the words VIPs & VVIPs are inscribed in bold letters. And look while the lane for people like you and me is choked, the special lane for these so called VVIPs is empty. From railway stations to airports, there is no curbing the VVIP Raj. TIMES NOW has accessed documents which show these netas have chosen to use the runway like their property with most of them citing health to drive in their own cars till the aircraft. So when your ailing grandmother takes the bus along with several others netas like Lalu Prasad Yadav, Rabri Devi, Mayawati and Jayalalithaa, drive through the runways in cars according to their own convenience. And when we question them, they are ready with a list of excuses. Elections are over, the VVIP culture is back."
Feb 26, 2015 VVIPs zip through, you suffer: "Its a Times Now campaign against the rot of the VVIP culture in our country. As a part of that, we get you a story from Chandigarh, where, at the entrance to the new railway station, VVIPS zip past while the common man is left to battle traffic jams. This, thanks to special lanes allocated only for VVIP traffic movement."
Feb 26, 2015 India won't tolerate VVIP raj anymore: "From Delhi to Hyderabad, Jammu to Bengaluru, VVIPs have made sure that people like you and me pay the price for being the Aam Aadmi. Be it in railway stations, airports or even the roads. They've decided to insult the common man by flaunting their VVIP status everywhere. India don't have to endure this...raise your voice...join us in our campaign to #EndVVIPRaj."
Feb 26, 2015 Former top cop faces vigilance probe: "Former Thrissur top cop Jacob Job suspended over allegations of interfering in probe against killer tycoon Mohammed Nisham. He is now facing a vigilance probe. Nisham had allegedly roughed up the security guard andthen dragged him to a wall of a parking lot and ran him overwith his car for delay in opening the gate of the apartmentcomplex allegedly in an inebriated state. The guard battled for his life for 18 days and succumbed to injuries on February 16."
Feb 25, 2015 VVIPs zip through, you suffer: "Its a Times Now campaign against the rot of the VVIP culture in our country. As a part of that, we get you a story from Chandigarh, where, at the entrance to the new railway station, VVIPS zip past while the common man is left to battle traffic jams. This, thanks to special lanes allocated only for VVIP traffic movement."
Feb 24, 2015 'AI staff saw Renuka Chowdhury shopping': "former minister and Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury held up an AI flight and passengers were kept waiting inside the aircraft for 47 minutes because she allegedly was spotted shopping at the terminal. But when we confronted her with straight questions, the Congress MP completely denied those charges and instead blamed the airline."
Feb 4, 2015 Cop, wife torture five-year-old to death: "the child was made to do daily chores for Husain’s wife Razia Sultana. The couple ill-treated and harassed Shahista. Neighbours complaints had fallen on deaf ears of the Bollaram police and the Child Line director. It was only after Medak district SP Sumathi intervened, DSP Tirupatanna ventured to rescue the child in vain. The DSP told reporters that the head constable and his wife tortured Sabah, which is not her real name, and slammed her head against the wall. They inflicted burns using a red-hot needle. They also starved her for months. Doctors confirmed that the girl died of severe injury to her skull."
Feb 3, 2015 British journal eyes corruption in India's medical schools
Jan 29, 2015 RPF cop beats up physically-challenged man, suspended
Jan 24, 2015 HC asks 2 cops to face trial 23 years after torturing woman: "Justice A I Cheema overturned a magistrate's order in 1998 acquitting the two cops accused by the woman of brutally beating her up and pouring chilli powder dissolved in water into her private parts to force her to reveal information about the recovery of some gold coins in 1992."