Police Firing

  • Manipur: 2 killed in police firing in Ukhrul during protest against imposition of Section 144 August 31, 2014

    Imphal: Two persons were killed in the police firing on Sunday in Ukhrul district of Manipur during protest against imposition of Section 144 (CrPC) in the area. Twenty others have been injured. The incident occurred when they were participating in a rally organised by United Naga National Council (UNNC), a civil...
  • Two killed in police firing in Bihar July 19, 2014

    Two people, including a woman, were killed and five others injured on Saturday when police opened fire to control a mob protesting a man's arrest in Bihar's Aurangabad district. "Police were forced to open fire when a mob attacked them, set ablaze their vehicles and targeted the office of the block...
  • J&K: Protest against Israel's Gaza action turns violent, 1 killed in police firing July 19, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir: A youth named Suhail Ahmad was killed on Saturday in the police firing in the Qaimoh area of Kulgam district in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place as the protest against Israel's action against Palestine turned violent. The young Suhail Ahmad succumbed to his wounds. The...
  • Probe ordered into Rohtas police firing incident July 18, 2014

    The Bihar government on Friday ordered a probe into the Rohtas police firing incident in which two persons were killed and six others injured in a village on July 8. Replying to a brief 30minute debate on the Rohtas police firing incident in the legislative Assembly, state Home Minister Vijay Kumar...
  • Communal clashes in old Hyderabad, 2 dead in police firing May 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Two people have been killed and seven others injured when police opened fire to control a communal clash in the old city of Hyderabad on Wednesday. Clashes broke out between members of two communities in old Hyderabad on Wednesday afternoon. Police fired at the mob to control the situation. Two...
  • One killed in police firing in Singrauli, indefinite curfew imposed December 14, 2013

    One person was killed in police firing in Singrauli town, where an indefinite curfew was clamped this evening following violence, police said. Enraged over the death of a person who was detained by police and later went missing, a large number of people staged a road blockade and set afire several...
  • Bihar legislature adjourned sine die after sixday long monsoon session August 2, 2013

    The Bihar legislature on Friday was adjourned sine die after a sixday long stormy monsoon session beginning from July 26. During the brief session, two houses of the legislature took up a number of legislative and financialbusinesses and adjournment motions on issues like the Chapra midday meal tragedy, drought, Bodh Gaya...
  • MLAs demand action against NTPC officials over police firing in Hazaribagh July 26, 2013

    Several members cutting across the party lines in Jharkhand Assembly on Friday demanded action against the management of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) following Tuesday's police firing in Hazaribagh district that claimed a life. Supporting BJP MLA Uma Shankar Akela's demand for an adjournment motion to debate on the July...
  • Pagar police firing: Hemant Soren appoints 2member team to probe incident July 26, 2013

    A twomember highlevel team has been appointed by the Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren to probe the police firing that claimed a life at Pagar village in Hazaribagh district on Tuesday. North Chhotanagpur Divisional Commissioner Nitin Madan Kulkarni and InspectorGeneral of Police (Bokaro range) Murari Lal Meena will inquire into the...
  • Bihar: 5 persons killed in police firing in Bagaha city June 24, 2013

    Bagaha: Five persons were on Monday killed in a police firing in Bagaha city in Bihar. A police team had gone to Katharawa village to probe a murder case of a youth when a mob started pelting stones on the police team which opened fire, Additional Director General of Police (Law...
  • Dhule riots: SC notice to Maharashtra for independent probe February 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Maharashtra government on a plea seeking an independent probe into the Dhule riots of January 6. The court's response came to a petition filed by Naseer Ahmad, who is the father of a victim who had died in the...
  • Dhule riots: Maharashtra Police submit report on firing February 13, 2013

    The Maharashtra police have filed a report on the police action during the Dhule riots of January 6. The police have admitted that the police firing that took place was excessive but necessary. ...
  • Dhule riots: Police say firing was excessive but necessary February 12, 2013

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Police have filed a report on the police action during the Dhule riots of January 6, 2013. In the report, it has admitted that the the police firing which occurred was excessive but necessary. The report says the police action was necessary to retrieve additional superintendent Akhilesh Kumar...
  • Hundreds defy curfew in Manipur December 24, 2012

    Imphal: The police used teargas and smoke bombs as hundreds of protesters defied curfew clamped on Monday on the entire Manipur valley to demand arrest of a Naga militant who had allegedly molested a film actress and to protest the death of a photojournalist. The protesters took out rallies, blocked...
  • Tehatta: One killed in firing; locals, police blame each other November 16, 2012

    There have been three instances of police firing Mamata Banerjee took over as the Chief Minister of West Bengal. The latest was the killing of a carpenter in Tehatta. ...
  • Oppn parties seek CBI probe into Forbesganj firing June 3, 2012

    Patna: On the first anniversary of the police firing at Forbesganj in which four members of the minority community were killed and many others injured, the Opposition parties on Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the incident. Demanding the probe, RJD state unit chief Ramchandra Purve who led an 'Aakrosh March'...
  • MP: Farmer killed in police firing, curfew imposed May 7, 2012

    Raisen: Protests over wheat procurement and shortage of jute bags at Bareli town near Raisen took a violent turn on Monday as a farmer got killed in police firing and about 40 farmers and some officials got injured. An indefinite curfew has been imposed in the town following the incident. According to...
  • Odisha witchcraft: 2 killed in police firing March 31, 2012

    Berhampur/Bhubaneswar: Two persons were killed when police opened fire to disperse a violent mob which attacked them at a village in Odisha's Ganjam district on Saturday over suspected practice of witchcraft. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ordered an inquiry into the incident by the district and sessions judge, Ganjam. The clash occurred at...
  • WB withdraws Nandigram firing probe petition February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: In a major setback to West Bengal's Nandigram violence victims, the state government on Friday withdrew its petition from the Supreme Court ordering an investigation into the 2007 firing incident. This, in effect, quashes any probe into those accused in the case, which included several highranking officers of...
  • Forbesganj: SC seeks Bihar's stand on CBI probe October 10, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Bihar government's stand on a plea for a CBI probe into the police firing on a group of villagers in Forbesganj in June that left five persons dead. A bench of justices RM Lodha and JS Khehar issued notice to the state...
  • Police firing on Dalits in TN: Toll rises to 7 September 12, 2011

    Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu: With two more persons succumbing to injuries at a hospital, the death toll in the police firing on a stonepelting mob of Dalits, who indulged in violence following detention of their leader John Pandian, has risen to seven, police said on Monday. Two persons identified as Teerpukani...
  • Tamil Nadu: 3 protesters killed in police firing September 11, 2011

    Chennai: Three protesters were killed on Sunday at Paramakudi in the district after police fired at stonepelting dalit agitators following reports that their leader had been detained, the security agency said. Reports say the firing took place after a faceoff between police and Dalit protestors. 15 policemen, including DIG Sandeep Mittal,...
  • Pune: Police firing issue rocks state Assembly August 12, 2011

    Mumbai: Three protesters on Wednesday killed in police firing in Maval near Pune, raising the question if the Maharashtra Police have use excessive force in putting down the farmers protest. The Maharashtra government has ordered an enquiry and six policemen have been suspended after the footage of the police action was...
  • Pune firing: Maharashtra police aimed to kill? August 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Did the Maharashtra police aim to kill during the Pune firing. A dramatic video of the farmers' protest in Pune that left three dead shows police with guns aimed at head height of protestors. The Maharashtra assembly was stalled on the issue on Thursday. The video clearly shows how...
  • Pune agitation: Police action caught on camera August 10, 2011

    The visuals show policemen firing on protesters, attacking vehicles and slapping drivers. ...
  • NHRC to probe Forbesganj police firing June 20, 2011

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission today said it will send a team for conducting an onthespot inquiry into alleged police firing and killing of four persons in Forbesganj in Bihar on June 3. The rights panel has asked its Director General (Investigation) to depute a team to the area...
  • Forbesganj firing: Bihar govt fails to act June 16, 2011

    Patna: No action has been taken by the Nitish Kumar government even 10 days after the police crackdown on villagers in Forbesganj in Bihars Araria district where four people were killed in police firing. Amia Khatoon has been mourning the loss of her 16yearold son Mustaq, who was shot at and...
  • No MoEF relief for Srikakulam power plant March 9, 2011

    Kakrapalli: A thermal power plant, to be set up in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, has local people up in arms protesting, alleging that they will be deprived of their livelihood, even as two persons died in police firing. The Environment Ministry has on Tuesday refused to lift its suspension order on East...
  • Army deployed in violencehit Darjeeling February 8, 2011

    Darjeeling: The army was being deployed in violencehit areas of Darjeeling district after 2 persons were killed on Tuesday when the police opened fire to stop Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters from taking out a march in adjacent Jalpaiguri district defying prohibitory orders, sparking arson by GJM workers who torched government...
  • 2 students die in alleged police firing in AP October 20, 2010

    Hyderabad: Two students were killed on Wednesday and two others got injured when the rifle of a policeman went off accidentally during a weapon demonstration in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh. As part of the police commemoration week that began on October 15, police personnel were giving a demonstration of...