Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicTamil Nadu police

Topic: Tamil Nadu police

As fisherwoman’s ‘rape’ & murder stoke tension, TN cops to register details of migrant workers

In oral advisory, Tamil Nadu DGP orders police stations to collect details of various categories of outstation workers, including those who work in restaurants & factory workers.

Don’t just question police for custodial killings of Jayaraj-Bennix. Courts also responsible

Jayaraj and Bennix would be alive today had the magistrate applied his mind and not acted mechanically while accepting the Tamil Nadu Police’s plea for remand.

After Jayaraj & Bennix deaths, 80 Tamil Nadu policemen taken off duty for behaviour therapy

Tiruchirappalli DIG Balakrishnan says policemen on the list have been reported for poor anger management, using offensive language with the public, and use of force.

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.

Madras HC takes cognisance of custodial deaths of father-son, directs police to file report

A Madurai bench of the High Court has instructed police to inform the public about the suo motu cognisance it has taken of the deaths.

Pregnant Tamil Nadu woman who failed police physical test by 0.30 seconds set to join force

The Madras High Court has ruled in favour of the woman, who was eight weeks pregnant when she failed a TN police recruitment exercise.

On Camera

YourTurn

Ex-Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa (file photo) | Twitter | @BSYBJP

Yediyurappa just keeps proving why he is indispensable to BJP

The inclusion of BS Yediyurappa in the BJP parliamentary board comes after his removal as Karnataka CM and denial of MLC ticket to his son. So what makes BSY so important?
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.

Remember a convicted ‘non-guilty’ IAS officer, HC Gupta, when fretting over stalled economic reforms

The 2010-13 season of scandal-mongering still casts a shadow on Indian politics, and the victims are those at the lowest end of the decision-making chain.
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