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  • Bodies of policemen killed by Naxals still in jungle, Cong says Raman Singh regime insulting martyrs April 12, 2015

    Raipur: Politics is being played over the death of seven policemen in a Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district as the bodies of martyrs are reportedly still lying in the forest. The Congress called it a national shame and accused Raman Singh government of disrespecting martyrs. Seven policemen were killed and...
  • Chhattisgarh: Bodies of 7 policemen killed in Naxal ambush to be brought to Raipur today April 12, 2015

    Raipur: A day after a Naxal ambush in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, the bodies of the seven policemen who were killed in the encounter will be brought to Raipur on Sunday. Twelve other policemen were also injured in the incident. The two-hour gunbattle took place in the worst-affected Pidmel-Polampalli area of...
  • Jammu and Kashmir hit by three separate terror attacks, 3 dead, 2 injured April 6, 2015

    Srinagar: There seems to be no end to the violence in Jammu and Kashmir as three separate attacks rocked the state in three hours on Monday. In the first attack, terrorists opened fire at a police officer in the Hygam area of Baramulla. Terrorists shot at and critically injured Sub-Inspector...
  • Policemen thrash, kick mentally challenged man after tying his hands and legs in Udaipur April 4, 2015

    Udaipur: A mentally challenged man was brutally assaulted allegedly by at least three policemen inside a police station for disrupting traffic and pelting stones on commuters in the city. The incident came to light on Friday after a video clip of the assault was circulated, purportedly showing two to three policemen...
  • Bihar: 760 students expelled, 8 policemen arrested in mass cheating racket March 21, 2015

    Patna: As shocking visuals of large-scale copying by students during state Board matriculation exams in Bihar emerged, 760 students have been expelled over the mass cheating racket. Eight policemen have been arrested for aiding students in cheating. Visuals showed parents and helpers scaling three to four storey exam centres to pass...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Policemen beat up, throw stones at farmers outside DM's office March 18, 2015

    Chitrakoot: Shocking visuals have emerged of the Uttar Pradesh police brutally beating up farmers who were on protest seeking compensation for crop damaged in the unseasonal rains. Police threw stones as well as beat up protestors including women in Chitrakoot. The farmers had come to the District Magistrate's office to seek...
  • UP: One of the two absconding policemen accused of raping minor at Badaun Police station arrested January 6, 2015

    Badaun: One of the two absconding constables accused of gangraping a minor girl at a police station in Uttar Pradesh was arrested from Bareily railway station. The second constable accused of the crime is still absconding. The Uttar Pradesh's Special Task Force has been roped in to hunt down the...
  • Killer of 2 NYC officers had long criminal history December 22, 2014

    New York: The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government, and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, authorities has said. Moments before opening fire, Ismaaiyl...
  • Need to take PM Modi's remark on policeman's portrayal in films seriously: Mahesh Bhatt December 6, 2014

    Bollywood celebrities said it was their duty to take the issue raised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi seriously. Modi had recently said that policemen are often projected in a bad light in films. Director Mahesh Bhatt said, "If you look at the history of Bollywood, we have always tried to...
  • PM Modi stresses on need for 'Smart Police', says contribution of policemen should not be ignored November 30, 2014

    Guwahati: Stressing on the need for 'Smart Police' force in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 49th All India DGPs and IGPs conference in Guwahati. Modi said, "I have a concept of Smart Police in my mind. S stands for strict and sensitive, M for modern and...
  • West Bengal: Five people remanded to police custody for attacking two policemen in Birbhum October 26, 2014

    Birbhum (West Bengal): Five people have been arrested and remanded to police custody for attacking two police officers in Birbhum earlier this week. A total of 10 people have been arrested so far. The two police officers were attacked after they went to investigate reports of crude bombs being stored...
  • West Bengal: 2 policemen in Birbhum attacked by assailants carrying bombs, lathis October 24, 2014

    Birbhum: Two police officers in Birbhum were attacked by assailants armed with crude bombs, lathis and other arms on Friday. The police reportedly fired to disperse the attacking mob. The two officers were seriously injured and admitted to the Suri district hospital. The officers were attacked after acting on information that a...
  • Pakistan: 250 policemen killed in Karachi in 1 year, says Official September 27, 2014

    Karachi: Around 250 policemen have been killed in an ongoing operation against militants and criminals in Pakistan's largest city, a top police official said on Saturday and asked the government to provide them advanced weapons to fight the anti-social elements. Ghulam Haider Jamali, Inspector General of Police in the southern...
  • 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...
  • Mizoram may retire alcoholic, drug addict policemen September 10, 2014

    Aizawl: The Mizoram government may ask policemen who are chronic alcoholics or drug addicts to leave the job, an official said. "The state government is considering a proposal to refer the alcoholic or drug addict policemen to a medical board. If the medical board finds them chronic alcoholic or drug addict...
  • Here's how you can use WhatsApp to help catch corrupt policemen August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The next time a police officer seeks a bribe or harasses you, don't feel frustrated. Help is at hand, literally in the form of your smartphone equipped with chat application Whatsapp. Apart from calling and registering a complaint, a recorded audio or video clip can be sent to the...
  • Three Pakistani policemen killed in attack July 7, 2014

    Karachi: Three Pakistani policemen were killed on Sunday night after unidentified gunmen opened fire upon the vehicle they were travelling in at Hyderabad in Pakistan's Sindh province. The three policemen were killed and their colleague was injured when they were on patrol duty on Sunday night in the suburbs of...
  • Three policemen sent to police lines as woman makes molestation charge June 16, 2014

    Two policemen allegedly tried to molest a 50yearold woman in Sonbhadra and an inquiry has been launched into the matter by the department. The woman in her complaint to police has alleged that the two constables Amrendra Pratap Yadav and Anuj Singh entered house in an inebriated state and...
  • UP CM announces Rs 20 lakh compensation for 2 murdered policemen June 16, 2014

    Firozabad: The Uttar Pradesh government has announced a compensation of 20 lakh each to the families of two policemen who were shot dead in Firozabad on Sunday. UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said, "The two policemen who died in an encounter in Ferozabad, lost their lives to ensure law and...
  • UP: Violent protests in Firozabad after death of 2 police constables June 16, 2014

    After two police officers were shot dead on Sunday by unidentified assailants, protestors in Firozabad blocked the roads and were seen hurling stones and vandalising buses. The police officers were shot dead in Ramgarh district, Firozabad, as they questioned two people suspected of committing a robbery. The assailants fled the crime spot...
  • UP: 2 policemen shot dead while questioning robbery suspects June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: In another shocker from Uttar Pradesh, two police officers were shot dead in Ramgarh in Firozabad on Sunday as they questioned two people suspected of committing a robbery. The assailants fled the crime spot immediately. The police have said that there might have been six assailants. The police have started...
  • 17 policemen killed in Yemen attack June 5, 2014

    Aden: Suspected Al Qaeda militants early Thursday attacked a military checkpoint in Yemen and killed at least 17 policemen, an official said. "Assailants of the Al Qaeda group raided a checkpoint in Bayhan district of Shabwa province, killing up to 17 policemen at around 5 a.m.," the official told Xinhua. "Three armoured...
  • Six policemen killed in Iraq June 5, 2014

    Baghdad: At least six policemen were killed and 45 people were injured Thursday when dozens of Sunni militants took control of six districts in the Iraqi city of Samarra, an official said. Groups of gunmen believed to be linked to the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIL), an Al Qaeda...
  • Two policemen injured in Naxal attack May 31, 2014

    Two policemen were injured in an encounter with Naxals in a dense forest in insurgencyhit Narayanpur district of Chhattisagrh today, police said. The gunbattle took place late this evening when a joint team of the Special Task Force (STF) and district force was patrolling in the forests of restive Orchha police...
  • UP policemen to take online test for promotions May 22, 2014

    Policemen in Uttar Pradesh will now have to under go online tests, an official said. The examination would be used to benchmark the promotional criterion. "The tests will be held between May 22July 27," Sandeep Salunke, IG (Technical Services) said. "The tests would be taken by constables and inspectors in all the...
  • Gadchiroli: Police martyrs of Naxal attack given guard of honour May 12, 2014

    Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): Seven policemen, who died in a landmine blast triggered by Naxals near village Murmuri in Chamorshi taluka on Sunday, were on Monday given a 21gun salute before the bodies were handed over to their families. The gun salute was given as a mark of honour to the martyrs, where...
  • Two policemen die as two trucks collide, five injured April 11, 2014

    Two policemen were killed and five others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a truck in Ajmer district. The police truck was on its way to Jaipur from Jalore to collect wireless sets for elections last night when it collided with another truck coming from opposite direction,...
  • Liquor mafia attacks police officials in a bid to free their jailed associates March 27, 2014

    Miscreants associated with liquor mafia injured at least eight policemen after allegedly pelting stones and freed three persons from police custody who were arrested in connection with selling illegal liquor at Khatoli town in Muzaffarnagar. A team of Excise and Police department had arrested three liquor mafia during raids on Wednesday,...
  • Terrorists kill two policemen in Kashmir near a Pulwama court March 3, 2014

    Srinagar: Two policemen were killed in a terrorist attack near the court premises in Pulwama town on Monday after terrorists fired volley of bullets on a police party in the main township. Police and witnesses said terrorists fired briefly on the policemen and later fled from the scene. The two...
  • 5 policemen get 3year jail for helping 2 murder accused escape from custody February 1, 2014

    A local court in Raipur on Friday sentenced five policemen to three years of jail for helping two murder accused to escape from their custody three years ago. Gang member Vidyut Choudhary was also sentenced to three years imprisonment for escaping. The Additional Session Judge ND Tigala awarded constables Rupesh Marble,...