Police Firing

  • One killed in police firing in Singrauli, indefinite curfew imposed 14-12-2013 12:24 PM

    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...
  • Bihar legislature adjourned sine die after six-day long monsoon session 02-08-2013 08:18 PM

    The Bihar legislature on Friday was adjourned sine die after a six-day 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 mid-day meal tragedy, drought, Bodh...
  • MLAs demand action against NTPC officials over police firing in Hazaribagh 26-07-2013 08:10 PM

    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...
  • Pagar police firing: Hemant Soren appoints 2-member team to probe incident 26-07-2013 12:01 PM

    A two-member high-level 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 Inspector-General of Police (Bokaro range) Murari Lal Meena will inquire into...
  • Bihar: 5 persons killed in police firing in Bagaha city 24-06-2013 08:13 PM

    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...
  • Dhule riots: Maharashtra Police submit report on firing 13-02-2013 09:46 AM

    The police have admitted that the police firing that took place was excessive but necessary. ...
  • Hundreds defy curfew in Manipur 24-12-2012 04:54 PM

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  • Tehatta: One killed in firing; locals, police blame each other 16-11-2012 10:00 AM

    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. ...
  • Forbesganj: SC seeks Bihar's stand on CBI probe 10-10-2011 01:13 PM

    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...
  • Police firing on Dalits in TN: Toll rises to 7 12-09-2011 10:30 AM

    Paramakudi, Tamil Nadu: With two more persons succumbing to injuries at a hospital, the death toll in the police firing on a stone-pelting 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 11-09-2011 03:04 PM

    Chennai: Three protesters were killed on Sunday at Paramakudi in the district after police fired at stone-pelting dalit agitators following reports that their leader had been detained, the security agency said. Reports say the firing took place after a face-off between police and Dalit protestors. 15 policemen, including DIG Sandeep...
  • Pune: Police firing issue rocks state Assembly 11-08-2011 08:55 PM

    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...
  • Pune firing: Maharashtra police aimed to kill? 11-08-2011 12:05 PM

    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...
  • Pune agitation: Police action caught on camera 10-08-2011 05:44 PM

    The visuals show policemen firing on protesters, attacking vehicles and slapping drivers. ...
  • NHRC to probe Forbesganj police firing 20-06-2011 06:53 PM

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission today said it will send a team for conducting an on-the-spot 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...
  • Forbesganj firing: Bihar govt fails to act 15-06-2011 10:20 PM

    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 16-year-old son Mustaq, who was shot at...
  • No MoEF relief for Srikakulam power plant 08-03-2011 05:54 PM

    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...
  • Army deployed in violence-hit Darjeeling 08-02-2011 10:57 PM

    Darjeeling: The army was being deployed in violence-hit 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 20-10-2010 04:23 PM

    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...
  • Three killed as Valley remains on the edge 18-09-2010 10:45 AM

    Srinagar: Kashmir continues to be on the edge as curfew enters seventh day here even as three individuals are killed in police firing and seven injured in Anantnag and Pattan on Saturday. Curfew was lifted in Srinagar for a few hours to allow people to stock up on food and...
  • 1 killed in Haryana clash as Jats protest 13-09-2010 03:26 PM

    The protesters, who were from the Jat community, were demanding reservation in government jobs. ...
  • Five injured in police firing in Srinagar 30-08-2010 02:42 PM

    Srinagar: Five people were wounded in police firing in the sensitive Maisuma locality of Srinagar even as curfew continued in parts of the city. Police opened fire in the uptown Maisuma area on Monday afternoon, injuring five people, one of them critically. The injured were admitted to the SMHS Hospital,...
  • Another youth dies in police firing in Sopore 20-08-2010 10:34 AM

    Srinagar: Thousands of people defied curfew in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town on Friday morning after an 18-year-old succumbed to his injuries sustained in firing by security forces, taking the civilian toll since June 11 to 61, officials said. Mudasir Nazir, 18, was killed and two people were hurt when...
  • Curfew re-imposed in Kashmir after Friday deaths 14-08-2010 12:35 PM

    Srinagar: A day after 4 protestors died in police firing across Jammu and Kashmir, curfew has been re-imposed in the Kashmir Valley. The only places where there is no curfew are Ganderbal, Bandipore and Awantipore. With Friday's killings, the total number of protesters killed in violence since June 11 has...
  • Police firing kills 21-yr-old man in Kashmir 13-08-2010 11:13 AM

    Srinagar: A youth was killed and four others including a woman are injured on Friday as security forces fired at a protesting mob defying curfew in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said. Mudasir Ahmad Zargar, 21, was killed in the firing by security forces at the mob in Kupwara's...
  • Day 6: Kashmir still tense, curfew on 04-08-2010 11:02 PM

    Curfew is in force in all the districts of the Kashmir valley. ...