Monday, 22 October, 2018

Topic: Police

Police personnel at the residence of Vivek Tiwari

It is a murder, top UP cop says about Apple store manager killed by policeman

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath says killing of Vivek Tiwari was not an encounter. Top cop calls it a shameful incident.
Representational image | Alyssa Banta/Newsmakers

Indian scientists develop country’s first anti-nuclear medical kit

The kit developed by Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences has over 25 items, that provide protection against harmful radiations. 
A trial court was the first destination for the police and the accused the night five activists were arrested.

How trial & high courts respond to activists’ arrests is a test of independent judiciary

A trial court was the first destination for the police and the accused the night five activists were arrested. The arrest of five human rights activi...
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No, Assam police didn’t assault pregnant woman. That viral photo is from Bangladesh

A Facebook post alleging police brutality in Assam was shared as many as 6,000 times.
Protest against mob lynching and sexual violence in Ahmedabad | Santosh Hirlekar/PTI

Post-mortem report says Alwar lynching victim, Rakbar, died of shock caused by injuries

Rakbar had sustained multiple injuries; cops set up a panel to probe charges of delay in taking him to the hospital.
Police personnel lathicharge on an activist during the 'Bharat Bandh' by Dalit organisations, in Varanasi Monday. | PTI

Interaction with police highest among Muslims, least for Dalits and women, shows study

According to the study, which sought to analyse the perception of police along state and community lines, the rich and well-to-do were twice as likely as the poor to have sought police help or contacted them.
File photo of women police personnel in India | Commons

One in two Indians feel women lack strength, aggression to be in police: Study

A survey by NGO Common Cause and Lokniti 21% of the respondents said they considered a policewoman more honest than a policeman, with 14% thinking th...
File image of Police officers at Azad Maidan in Mumbai

A year on, plan to help police get tech-smart remains only on paper

The project was to be a collaboration between IIT-Delhi and a police research unit; stakeholders blame bureaucratic hurdles for delay.
Indian police

One in two Indian Muslims fears being falsely accused in terrorism cases, finds study

A survey by NGO Common Cause and Lokniti shows Adivasis are most afraid of being framed for Maoist activities, while Dalits are afraid of being falsely accused of petty thefts.
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Two of five Indians are scared of police, Sikhs in Punjab fear them the most

A survey by NGO Common Cause and Lokniti finds that, among India’s institutions, police are the least trusted, with faith particularly low among women, Dalits, Muslims and the poor.
Rakesh Asthana

At the root of the CBI power struggle lies the ‘Gujarat division’

CBI’s top two officers — director Alok Verma and No.2 Rakesh Asthana — have accused each other of corruption. Here’s how this power struggle began. 

With Djokovic’s recent wins, is it time to anoint him king of tennis over Federer & Nadal?

Novak Djokovic won the Shanghai Masters last week, adding another important title to his victories at Wimbledon, the US Open and the Cincinnati Masters this year.