Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicCustodial death

Topic: Custodial death

Legacy of police brutality in India, and PTI’s ‘anti-national’ interview

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Even hurtful language not allowed against accused: Chennai police chief on arrest guidelines

Chennai Police Commissioner AK Viswanathan Sunday responded to queries regarding the custodial deaths of P Jayaraj and his son Fennix, who were arrested for violating lockdown.

Stop cheering police brutality. Citizens like Jayaraj and Bennix pay the price

Most Indians’ concept of justice involves violence. The common desire for the police to teach criminals a lesson feeds into acts of brutality seen in Tamil Nadu.

How police ‘get away with murder’ and onions make it to the museum of ‘caustic art’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

There were 300 custodial deaths from 2008 to 2016, but zero convictions

26 June is UN’s International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Here’s how India has fared on custodial deaths and conviction of policemen.

Convicted ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt had ‘beaten’ & ‘threatened’ witnesses, says court

A Jamnagar Sessions Court convicted former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt in a 1990 custodial death case primarily on the basis of eye witness accounts.

Hashimpura verdict exposes India’s criminal justice system

Lapses and gaps in the investigation process covered all aspects of the Hashimpura case.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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