Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicLaw and Order

Topic: Law and Order

Bulldozer justice goes against the spirit of India@75. Hurts everyone, helps none

The idea that because Hindu constructions were targeted elsewhere, Muslim ones ought to meet the same fate smacks of retaliation and revenge, not the rule of law.

After AAP’s Punjab win, cow carcass case is CM-to-be Bhagwant Mann’s 1st law & order assignment

Several cow carcasses found dumped at village in Hoshiarpur, triggering tension among local residents. Mann has ordered police to identify and arrest culprits, promised strict action.

‘We, the people of India’ must stop acting as a cushion against ‘mob justice’

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Shok parades can’t be the only tribute to India’s police force. Work to lower fatalities

Harsh duty regime causes acute physical and mental fatigue to police persons, leading to chronic health problems and negative impact on people-friendly policing.

Amit Shah praises CM Yogi Adityanath for taking UP to ‘top spot’ in law and order

While laying the foundation of the UP State Institute of Forensic Sciences, Shah further said BJP does not work on the basis of caste or families but for the development of poor.

Why India must get rid of separate disciplinary codes for Army, Navy & Air Force

The progressive reform of a singular disciplinary code won't hurt esprit de corps, but instead add to the concept of 'jointness' among the forces.

How Yogi’s ‘Super DMs’ and ‘Team 11’ are a bigger problem than caste of SPs and DMs

Uttar Pradesh has a law and order problem. Not just caste, blame Yogi Adityanath’s new posts that were created because of his own shortcomings.

There can be no modern India without an improved police force — think tank urges for reforms

Indian Police Foundation says neither Centre nor state governments have shown interest in police reforms, and therefore Supreme Court should monitor its implementation.

Don’t laud UP police commissionerates yet. You can’t be judge, jury, executioner: IAS officer

The Uttar Pradesh govt implemented the Commissionerate system in Lucknow and Noida earlier this year, but touting its success misses the bigger picture.

UP CM Adityanath meets families of Sonbhadra victims, hints at SP & Congress involvement

CM Yogi Adityanath, announced an enhanced compensation of Rs 18.5 lakh to the families of those killed, and said a report on an inquiry into the wrongdoings has been sought within 10 days.

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Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.


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What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.