Brutality

  • Maharashtra: 4,000 doctors threaten strike over police assault January 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Around 4,000 resident doctors across Maharashtra are threatening a strike to protest against the manhandling of a fellow resident doctor in Solapur Medical College by some policemen. The doctors have demanded immediate suspension of the accused policemen. In the CCTV footage accessed by CNN-IBN, a senior police inspector is seen...
  • SC orders NHRC probe into police brutality against AAP protestors November 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered an NHRC probe into alleged police brutality against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers who were protesting in Delhi against non-registration of an FIR in a rape case in June this year. A bench headed by Justice GS Singhvi allowed the plea of...
  • UP: Policemen beat up two women inside police station in Kushinagar October 30, 2013

    Lucknow: In a shocking case of police brutality in Uttar Pradesh, two women were beaten up by policemen at the Kasya Police Station in Kushinagar. All the four police officers involved in the incident have now been suspended. The women were beaten up when they tried to come to the rescue...
  • Brutality can't be sole criteria for awarding death: SC on MP High Court verdict October 14, 2013

    The brutality of a murder or the age-old concept of 'an eye for an eye' cannot be grounds for terming a case as 'rarest of rare' and awarding death penalty, the Supreme Court has held while commuting to life term the capital punishment awarded to a man for a triple...
  • Kerala policemen brutally assault protestor waving black flag at CM September 6, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy seems to be continuing to bear the brunt of the solar scam. In further embarrassment, the police were seen attacking an Opposition protestor who was waving a black flag at CM Oommen Chandy. A policeman allegedly repeatedly assaulted the protestor's private parts even as...
  • MP: Police officer caught on camera assaulting a woman July 13, 2013

    New Delhi: In a shocking case of police brutality in Madhya Pradesh, a senior police officer in Shivpuri was caught on camera assaulting a woman who wanted to lodge a murder complaint. Trouble began when locals demanded that a murder complaint be registered in connection with the death of a relative...
  • UP: Female police officer caught on camera slapping 3 women May 31, 2013

    Aligarh: Another instance of violence against women by the Uttar Pradesh police has surfaced. A policewoman in Aligarh was caught on camera thrashing three middle-aged women. The women had gone to the police station to question why their sons were kept in the police station for three days on complaint...
  • UP: Police policement inject petrol into body of two accused May 18, 2013

    Another case of shocking police brutality in Uttar Pradesh - a murder suspect dies and another is critical after being injected with petrol during interrogation. ...
  • UP murder suspect dies due to acid injection, 3 suspended May 18, 2013

    Lucknow: A murder suspect was given injections of acid and kerosene during police questioning in Uttar Pradesh, following which he fell sick and died in a hospital in Lucknow. Three errant policemen were suspended, an official said on Saturday. Accused Balveer was brought to Avagarh police station in Etah district on...
  • UP Police beat 3-year-old girl, NHRC seeks explanation May 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday sought explanation from the senior superintendent of police (SSP) of Bulandshahar in Uttar Pradesh over beating of a three-year-old girl by police officials in a court premises. "A notice has been issued to the SSP Bulandshahar, seeking explanation from him on...
  • 3 Pak prison officials suspended over attack on Sarabjit May 4, 2013

    Lahore: A week after Indian national Sarabjit Singh was fatally attacked within a Pakistani jail, authorities on Friday suspended three senior prison officials over the incident. The Home Secretary of Punjab province suspended the three officials from service for alleged negligence that led to the brutal attack on Sarabjit within...
  • Security of Pakistani inmates in Tihar jail beefed up April 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The vigil has been stepped up in Tihar Jail to pre-empt any attack on Pakistani inmates in the wake of the brutal assault on Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistani jail. "Jail superintendents have been asked to keep a strict vigil on other inmates so...
  • Delhi: Teen who was slapped by policeman to meet Shinde April 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Class XII student Beenu Rawat, who was slapped by a Delhi Police officer while protesting the rape of a five-year-old girl in New Delhi, will meet Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Friday to demand the dismissal of errant police officers. The 17-year-old Rawat will meet Shinde in his office...
  • Six police officials suspended for torturing youth April 24, 2013

    Lucknow: Five constables and a Station House Officer (SHO) were on Tuesday suspended for torturing five youths they had detained on Monday evening at Muzaffarnagar, officials said. The policemen were suspended for allegedly beating up the youths in custody at Mansoorpur police station. They also tried to force the youths...
  • Tarn Taran case: Assault video doctored, allege accused policemen April 19, 2013

    Chandigarh: The three policemen, accused of assaulting and abusing a girl in Tarn Taran district after she had approached them to complain about molestation, on Friday claimed that the video footage reportedly showing the assault was doctored. Their statements were recorded by Jalandhar Divisional Commissioner SR Ladhar. They alleged that the...
  • Aligarh: Post-mortem of 6-year-old victim confirms sexual assault April 19, 2013

    Aligarh: The post-mortem of the 6-year-child who was found dead on Thursday in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh has confirmed sexual assault and death due to injuries. The child's body was found dumped in a garbage bin on Thursday. Three UP policemen including a circle officer were suspended after the police...
  • Aligarh: Did someone see rape happen, asks SSP April 19, 2013

    Aligarh: Women and children in Aligarh were beaten up mercilessly by the police when they protested against the alleged rape and murder of a 6-year-old. As if the police action wasn't shocking enough, the Aligarh SSP went on to question how could the rape be proven as no one had...
  • Aligarh police brutality: Akhilesh suspends officials April 19, 2013

    Lucknow: Warning officials against any laxity in discharge of their duties, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday suspended 21 officials and employees including four SDMs and a Circle Officer. The Chief Minister has suspended circle officer and two policemen in connection with Thursday's Aligarh incident, an official release...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 18, 2013

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  • Women, children lathicharged: Is our police force devoid of sensitivity? April 18, 2013

    A circle officer was transferred and two constables suspended after the media aired a footage of policemen brutally lathicharging women protesters in Aligarh on Thursday as they clashed with the security forces over the murder and alleged rape of a 6-year-old girl. ...
  • News 360: 2G JPC gives clean chit to PM, Chidambaram April 18, 2013

    The Joint Parliamentary Committee on the 2G spectrum scam on Thursday gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram, saying that the duo was not informed of the change in policy by the then telecom minister A Raja. ...
  • Aligarh police brutality: DSP shifted out, 2 constables suspended April 18, 2013

    New Delhi: A circle officer was transferred and two constables suspended after the media aired a footage of policemen brutally lathicharging women protesters in Aligarh on Thursday as they clashed with the security over the murder and alleged rape of a 6-year-old girl. The UP government acted quick and later suspended...
  • Watch: Policemen brutally lathicharge women protesters in Aligarh April 18, 2013

    The protesters had clashed with the police after the dead body of a 6-year-old girl was found on Thursday in Aligarh. She had gone missing on Wednesday night. ...
  • UP: 16-year-old gangrape survivor beaten up by police April 16, 2013

    Bijnor: Barely a week after a minor rape victim was detained in a lock-up in Uttar Pradesh, a 16-year-old gangrape victim on Tuesday claimed she was beaten up by police when she went with her parents to file a complaint. Three police personnel - SHO of Afzalgarh police station Ramji Lal,...
  • SFI activist's death: Partial shutdown in Kolkata April 4, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata is mourning the death of Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta due to alleged police brutality. There was a partial shutdown in the city on Thursday after the bandh called by the SFI. Since Thursday morning, there were roadblocks in various places across the city. A Congress...
  • Mamata vs left: Is West Bengal caught in a cycle of endless political violence? April 3, 2013

    There have been massive protests over the death of 23-year-old Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta in Kolkata. Not just in Kolkata, protests are also being staged in Chennai by SFI activists. The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal has also come under attack from the protesters as well...
  • Era of police killing students back: Congress April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: After the death of a student activist allegedly due to a police baton charge, the Congress on Wednesday said the era of students getting killed by police was back to haunt West Bengal. "With the new government taking over, we had thought that the state will witness change. What I...
  • SFI activist death: Protests break out in Chennai, Delhi April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Protesters took to the streets in New Delhi and Chennai after a Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta was killed in Kolkata allegedly by the police during a crackdown in the city on Wednesday. The police tried to stop the demonstrators as they chanted slogans and marched...
  • Mamata calls SFI activist's death unfortunate April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: Under pressure from opposition after the death of a Students Federation of India activist, Sudipto Gupta, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday termed the episode as "unfortunate", but evaded a question on whether a judicial probe would be ordered as demanded by the CPI-M. "Any death is...
  • SFI activist's death in Kolkata: Left targets Mamata April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: There have been massive protests over the death of 23-year-old Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta in Kolkata. Not just in Kolkata, protests are also being staged in Chennai by SFI activists, following which 20 protesters were arrested. The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal has also come...