Encounter

  • No reward to encounter killer cop till gallantry is proved: SC 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Police officials involved in encounter killings shall not be rewarded till their gallantry is established beyond doubt, the Supreme Court held on Tuesday while framing a slew of guidelines including mandatory magisterial inquiry into such incidents. Expressing concern that no guidelines are in place in the country, the apex...
  • SC talks tough on police encounters, lays down guidelines to be followed by police officers 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday laid down guidelines to be followed after police encounters. The court said that there shall be an independent investigation into the encounter by the state CID or a separate police station. The court said that there shall be a magisterial inquiry under section 176...
  • Locals cry for basic amenities on the 6th anniverasry of Balta encounter September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Six years have gone by but the stigma of the infamous Batla House encounter still haunts residents of the largely Muslimdominated locality in the heart of South Delhi, who also have been grappling with a range of issues like lack of proper roads, water supply and other necessities. The...
  • Ishrat case: Court allows 2 accused policemen to go outside Gujarat September 20, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The special CBI court on Saturday allowed the applications of two police officers, who are accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, seeking modification of their bail conditions which bar them from leaving Gujarat. Judge Geeta Gopi allowed the pleas of IPS officers GL...
  • Jihadist outfit with links to ISIS threatens to avenge Batla House encounter September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A jehadist outfit with links to the ISIS has threatened to launch an attack to avenge the victims of the Batla House encounter. The jehadist group called Ansar ut Tawheed Fi Bilad Al Hind issued the threat on Twitter on Friday on the sixth anniversary of the Batla...
  • Mumbai: Former police officer refused bail in Sohrabuddin case September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The special CBI court, which is hearing the cases related to police encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, on Monday rejected the bail application of a former officer of Rajasthan police. Judge BH Loya refused bail to Rehman Khan who was a police...
  • Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case: Former Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara gets bail September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Senior IPS officer DG Vanzara, accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter cases, was on Thursday granted bail by the Bombay High Court after being in jail for seven years. He was granted bail as several other accused had already been released. Vanzara was arrested in...
  • J&K: Three terrorists killed in an encounter with Army along the LoC September 10, 2014

    Srinagar: Three heavily armed terrorists have been killed in an encounter with the Army in the Keran sector along the Line of Control. The encounter took place early on Wednesday morning, the Army said. The infiltration has taken place even as the state is battling hard from the massive floods...
  • CBI court rejects cop's bail plea in Sohrabuddin encounter case September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: A special CBI court hearing Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati encounter cases on Tuesday rejected the bail application of a former police inspector of Gujarat ATS who had allegedly fired at Sheikh. "Your bail application is rejected on merit and on the ground of parity. You have fired three...
  • CRPF suspends 17 personnel for lapses during Tongpal encounter in Chhattisgarh September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Reserve Police Force on Saturday suspended 17 personnel for alleged lapses during the Tongpal encounter in Chhattisgarh which took place in March this year. Twenty policemen were killed when their search party was ambushed in Chhattisgarh. A further probe on the matter is expected to take...
  • Maoist combing operations intensified in Odisha September 5, 2014

    Koraput (Odisha): Security forces have intensified combing operations in and around Majhiguda after exchange of fire with the Maoists in Odisha's Koraput district, police said on Friday. "Additional forces have been deployed in Majhiguda forest and efforts are on to nab the Maoists," said YK Jethwa,Inspector General of Police (southwestern range). During...
  • J&K: 3 terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Pulwama September 2, 2014

    Srinagar: Three terrorists have been killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama. Security forces had engaged with terrorists in a gun battle in the Hanjan village of the Pulwama district on Tuesday morning. The operation had been launched following information about presence of terrorists there, a police official said....
  • J&K: One soldier killed in an encounter with terrorists in Kupwara August 30, 2014

    Srinagar: A soldier has died and another one has been injured in an encounter with terrorists in the Kalaroos area of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Incidents of continued aggression have been doing the rounds since the past two weeks on the line of Control (LOC) and the...
  • Kupwara encounter: Martyred Army soldier family criticises Modi government August 26, 2014

    Bulandshahr: The grieving family members of an Indian Army soldier who lost his life fighting terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday slammed the Narendra Modi government, accusing it of not taking enough steps to protect the soldiers. The body of 22yearold jawan Rahul Kumar, a soldier of...
  • J&K: Army kills four terrorists in encounter, one jawan killed in Kupwara August 24, 2014

    Kupwara: Four terrorists, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, and a soldier were on Sunday killed in an encounter near the Line of Control in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. In another encounter in Kalaroos village of Kupwara district, four terrorists have been killed while an army jawan was...
  • J&K: Army jawan killed in encounter with terrorists August 24, 2014

    Kupwara: One Army jawan was killed in an encounter with terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara district on Sunday afternoon. This is the third encounter between military and terrorists in the last 24 hours. Presently, two encounters are underway in the state. Gun battle is still on between the two sides. ...
  • J&K: Fierce encounter on between Army, terrorists in Kupwara August 23, 2014

    Kupwara: Fierce encounter is on between the Army and terrorists at Zaloora in north Kashmir's Kupwara district. The exchange of fire had begun on Friday evening. Official sources said that Army's 47 RR launched a search operation at Gugerpati area of Zaloora, 8 kms east from Handwara following an intelligence input...
  • Kupwara: Army guns down two terrorists August 20, 2014

    Kupwara: Two terrorists were killed in an operation launched by the Indian Army in Jammu & Kashmir's Kupwara region on Wednesday evening. The security personnel also recovered two AK 47 rifles from the terrorists' hideout. The operation is underway currently. ...
  • Fake encounter cases: Court warns Amit Shah, says will act against accused absent without valid reason August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A Central Bureau of Investigation court has hit out at the accused remaining absent from the hearings into the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. The court has said that if the accused are absent from the hearing and valid reason is not given, then appropriate action will be taken...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Brother seeks narco test on Shah, others August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Slain gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother on Friday moved the special CBI court seeking directions to conduct narcoanalysis test on BJP President Amit Shah and 37 others accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati encounter cases. The court is likely to hear the application on August 14. In the application moved...
  • J&K: Two terrorists killed in encounter August 1, 2014

    Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Keran sector near the Line of Control in Kashmir as they were trying to exfiltrate to Pakistanoccupied Kashmir (PoK), a defence spokesman said on Friday. The two terrorists were killed during an operation launched by army in Keran...
  • Shootout between Maoists and police in Adilabad district July 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: Police and Maoists exchanged fire in a forest in Adilabad district of Telangana on Thursday. There were no casualties, police said. After receiving a tipoff about movement of some members of Adilabad area committee of the Maoists, police were conducting a...
  • Collegium clears elevation of Uday Lalit as a Supreme Court judge July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India RM Lodha has cleared the elevation of senior advocate Uday Lalit as a Supreme Court judge along with the elevation of three Chief Justices of High Courts, including one woman judge. Lalit has been practicing in the apex court...
  • J&K: Militant killed, jawan injured in encounter in Pulwama July 5, 2014

    Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed and an Army jawan injured in an encounter in Tral area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday. Security forces launched a search operation in the forest area of Aripal village in Tral area following information about presence of militants there, an Army spokesman...
  • Court exempts Amit Shah from appearance in encounter cases July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The special CBI court yet again exempted BJP leader Amit Shah from appearing before it on Friday in connection with the alleged fake encounter cases of Tulsiram Prajapati and Sohrabuddin Sheikh. "(Shah) is engaged in political work in New Delhi and therefore not able to come to court," read...
  • Patna CBI court sentences a fake encounter policeman to death June 24, 2014

    Patna: A Central Bureau of Investigation special court in Patna has sentenced a Bihar Police Inspector to death. Shamse Alam was an Inspector of Police. He is the mastermind in the infamous Ashiana fake encounter case of 2002. A Deputy SP and three other policemen have been sentenced to life...
  • LeT foreign guerrilla killed in Kashmir gunfight June 23, 2014

    Srinagar: A foreign guerrilla commander of the LashkareTaiba (LeT) outfit was killed in a gunfight which is on between the security forces and the guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town on Monday, police said. "One foreign militant commander identified as Mehmood Bhai of the LeT has been killed in the...
  • Sopore encounter: Suspected terrorist gunned down in encounter June 23, 2014

    Sopore: One suspected terrorist has been gunned down in an encounter with security personnel in Jammu & Kashmir's Sopore that began on Sunday. One of the security personnel was also injured in the gunfight. The encounter had started after the Army and police cordoned off a locality in Sopore, where suspected terrorists,...
  • Prajapati encounter case: Court raps Amit Shah for nonappearance June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: A CBI court on Friday reprimanded the counsel of former Gujarat Minister of State for Home, Amit Shah for seeking yet another exemption for his client without assigning any reason for the BJP leader's nonappearance in connection with the 2006 Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. "Every time you are giving...
  • Ishrat fake encounter: CBI unwilling to share case diary with MHA June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) have locked horns yet again over the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. After the MHA asked the CBI to hand them over the case diary of the Ishrat case, sources say that the CBI is...