Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicPolice violence

Topic: police violence

PM Modi wants India to shed its colonial past. He should begin by reforming the police

Indian musical instruments in Army bands, new naval ensign, Raj Path renamed Kartavya Path. But one colonial legacy Modi hasn’t shown interest in eradicating is Police Act of 1861.

UP Police’s brutality shows Indian law enforcement remains true to its colonial heritage

The 1923 Goondas Act, which laid the foundation for legislation like the UP Gangsters Act, established a principle: No crime needs to be committed for punishment.

SHO arrested in UP for ‘raping 13-year-old who filed gang-rape case’, now police station under probe

The incident, which comes days after a 24-year-old woman was allegedly beaten to death at her home by police in Chandauli, Uttar Pradesh, has caused a political uproar in the state.

Video of ‘traitors’ viral on social media is of Delhi riots victims attacked by cops 2 yrs ago

Video, showing men lying on the ground surrounded by cops who are attacking them with lathis, is now doing the rounds with claims they had raised slogans like 'Pakistan Zindabad'.

Ground zero of Arab Spring is back on streets. This time, to round off the revolution

Tunisian youth and scores of Arab Spring activists are back with the slogans and placards, demanding an end to the police state and fall of regime. But something is different this time.

Police violence makes migrant labourers forget caste, bond economically & politically: Study

US-based researcher's survey of migrant workers in Lucknow finds that police repression induces new forms of solidarities rooted in shared experiences.

On Camera

YourTurn

Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
×