Police Apathy

  • Karnal: Allegedly drunk policeman caught on camera shooting doctor 28-08-2013 12:55 PM

    Karnal: In a shocker from Haryana, an allegedly drunk policeman was caught on camera shooting an on duty doctor at a trauma centre. The police officer allegedly pulled out his revolver and shot the doctor after the doctor refused to give him a fake medical report. The doctor escaped unhurt...
  • MP: Police refuse to accept woman's written sexual assault complaint 14-06-2013 08:27 AM

    Bhopal: In a shocker from Madhya Pradesh, the state police refused to register a case of attempted murder and sexual assault against assailants after a woman was allegedly beaten up by over a dozen people and her knee caps broken while resisting rape. The 27-year-old, a mother of one, is...
  • UP: Female police officer caught on camera slapping 3 women 31-05-2013 08:17 AM

    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...
  • Drinking at public places is unlawful, says Kiran Bedi 14-05-2013 07:10 PM

    Kiran Bedi said that drinking in public places by girls and boys is unlawful after a policeman and a local woman were caught on camera slapping a young girl at Ghaziabad police station. The girl had been detained by the police after locals complained that she was found drinking with...
  • Delhi: Teen who was slapped by policeman to meet Shinde 25-04-2013 11:07 PM

    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...
  • NHRC notice to UP Police over beating, detention of rape victims 23-04-2013 05:49 PM

    New Delhi: The NHRC said on Tuesday that it has sought reports from the Uttar Pradesh government over its role in the alleged beating and detention of two rape victims in the state. "Notices have been issued to the state chief secretary and DGP (director general of police) calling for...
  • Lieutenant Governor, Delhi CM, Police Commissioner must resign: Bedi 21-04-2013 03:46 PM

    Kiran Bedi demanded a change in the leadership in Delhi government and police saying they have lost trust of the people in the city. ...
  • Rapes expose police failure: Human Rights Watch 21-04-2013 03:18 PM

    New Delhi: The brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi "has again exposed the failure of police training and reform in India", Human Rights Watch said on Sunday. "Enacting strong laws are simply a first step but it needs the government to focus urgently on implementation if it is...
  • Delhi rape: BJP women activists protest outside Sonia's residence 21-04-2013 02:38 PM

    New Delhi: Over 30 BJP women activists were detained on Sunday when they staged a protest outside Congress president Sonia Gandhi's residence against the rape of a five-year-old girl in New Delhi. The activists of BJP's Mahila Morcha marched from party headquarters on Ashoka Road to Sonia's 10, Janpath residence....
  • Delhi govt, police have lost people's trust: Kiran Bedi 21-04-2013 10:27 AM

    New Delhi: In the wake of the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in New Delhi, Kiran Bedi, country's first woman IPS officer and social activist, on Sunday demanded a change in the leadership in Delhi government and police saying they have lost trust of the people in the city....
  • Delhi: Anger erupts in Delhi against police in minor's rape case 20-04-2013 09:47 PM

    Protesters took to the street in the national capital on Saturday, demanding justice for the 5-year-old, who was brutally raped, assaulted, nearly killed and kept captive by a man in east Delhi, bringing back memories of the events that unfolded after the rape of a 23-year-old woman. ...
  • Shocked to hear about Delhi minor rape: Advani 20-04-2013 07:54 PM

    Anger over the rape of a minor girl in Delhi kept rising in the national capital even as several protesters took to the streets demanding justice. BJP veteran LK Advani on Saturday called the incident shocking. ...
  • Minor raped, shake-up at topmost level of Delhi Police likely 20-04-2013 03:58 PM

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Saturday hinted that there may be a shake-up at the topmost levels in the Delhi Police in the wake of recent incidents, including protesters entering his house and their conduct against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Talking to reporters in Rashtrapati...
  • Delhi minor rape: Accused arrested; survivor stable 20-04-2013 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: A 25-year-old youth allegedly involved in the brutal rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi was arrested in Muzzaffarpur in Bihar by the police on early Saturday morning. Manoj Kumar was apprehended from Chiknouta, his in-law's village, at around 2:00 am from Muzaffarpur in Bihar, about 50 kms...
  • Rape accused of minor earlier booked for trespassing 20-04-2013 12:41 AM

    New Delhi: The elusive suspect in the case of rape of a five-year-old girl in Delhi was also allegedly involved in a trespass case, police said on Friday. Manoj Kumar, who is in his mid-twenties, is involved in a case of trespassing in Gandhi Nagar. He allegedly had a dispute...
  • Delhi: Man rapes 5-year-old, survivor in ICU 19-04-2013 08:01 AM

    New Delhi: A toddler is battling for her life after she was allegedly brutally raped in the capital. The five-year old girl has been admitted to the ICU and is believed to be critical. Her family said that her throat was slit and the doctors said that the toddler is...
  • UP: Uproar as minor rape survivor is put behind bars 09-04-2013 10:17 AM

    Bulandshahr: A ten-year-old rape survivor was put behind bars by the Bulandshahr police in Uttar Pradesh when she approached them for help. The child and her mother had gone to a women's police station to file the complaint of the rape. The child and her mother, who spent several hours...
  • The Last Word: How do political parties respond to Justice Verma report? 24-01-2013 11:15 PM

    In a detailed and scathing report the 3-member Justice JS Verma Committee has called for stricter implementation of existing laws, police reforms, gender sensitisation of the security agencies and judiciary along with several changes in the IPC to deal with crime against women particularly rape cases. ...
  • Agenda For Change: Has the Verma panel attacked the heart of patriarchy in India? 23-01-2013 11:59 PM

    In a detailed and scathing report the Justice JS Verma Committee has called for stricter implementation of existing laws, police reforms, gender sensitisation of the security agencies and judiciary along with several changes in the IPC to deal with crime against women particularly rape cases. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 23-01-2013 11:58 PM

    Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Rajnath Singh was elected as the Bharatiya Janata Party President on Wednesday as Nitin Gadkari opted out of the race following corruption allegations against him. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Gopal Subramaniam 23-01-2013 11:57 PM

    A month after the brutal Delhi gangrape and murder, the Justice Verma Committee submitted its recommendations to check crimes against women on Wednesday. The report has suggested changes in an entire gamut of laws to bring speedier justice for crimes against women. ...