Section 144

  • Ghaziabad: 60-year-old man sexually assaults minor girl, residents indulge in violence August 18, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Tension gripped Loni area of Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh on Monday after a nine-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by 60-year-old man. Angry residents have damaged a police vehicle and indulged in arson and damaged some property. Section 144 been imposed in the area and Rapid Action Force has been...
  • 1 killed in clash over Facebook post; curfew clamped in Khandwa July 31, 2014

    Curfew was imposed early on Thursday in Khandwa after communal tension spread in the town over a post on a social networking site that allegedly hurt the feelings of a particular community and also led to the killing of a person, a police official said. Trouble began last evening when an...
  • Situation under control at Silgain even as prohibitory orders remain in force July 30, 2014

    The situation at Silgain village of Ranchi district where one person was killed and 30 injured in a clash was "under control" even as prohibitory orders remained in force in the area. "Section 144 CRPC was imposed in the area. The situation is now under control," Ranchi district Deputy Commissioner Vinay...
  • Saharanpur tense, 38 arrested after clashes; Congress leader named in FIR July 28, 2014

    Saharanpur: The situation in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh continues to be tense which witnessed violent communal clashes on Saturday resulting in the death of three people and leaving 33 others injured. Thirty-eight people have been arrested so far following the clashes between two communities over a land dispute. Nine FIRs has...
  • Rajnath Singh briefs PM Modi on Saharanpur clashes, 26 arrested so far July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the situation in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh where clashes erupted between two communities over a land dispute. Twenty six have been arrested in the violent clashes that has claimed three lives and left over 20 injured....
  • UP: 20 arrested in Saharanpur clashes; curfew, shoot-at-sight orders in place July 27, 2014

    Saharanpur: Twenty people have been arrested in connection with the violent clashes in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh that has claimed three lives and left over 20 injured. Curfew and shoot-at-sight orders remained in force in the city hit by clashes between two communities over a land dispute. Thirteen companies of the...
  • UP: Section 144 imposed in Moradabad ahead of VHP plan of Jal Abhishek Kanth temple July 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of Vishwa Hindu Parishad's plan of 'Jal Abhishek' at a temple in Kanth area of Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh, Section 144 has been imposed in the area from Friday. District Magistrate Deepak Agarwal said that Section 144 will be imposed in Moradabad till August 4. Agarwal said,...
  • Vijay Pandit's death: Relative blames local goons June 8, 2014

    BJP leader Vijay Pandit on Saturday shot dead by local goons in Greater Noida. His relative, Shrichandra Mishra said, "During elections a local goon had warned him that his work for the BJP is working against the SP and that he will have to face consequences." ...
  • Noida: Police detain 4 people in BJP leader murder case; tension grips Dadri June 8, 2014

    Noida: The Noida Police on Sunday detained four people in connection with the murder of BJP leader Vijay Pandit in Greater Noida. Police have also imposed Section 144 in Dadri area of Gautam Buddha Nagar district as BJP leaders have been protesting against the murder and had also torched a few...
  • Kejriwal's dharna gets out of control, protesters break barricades January 21, 2014

    Delhi Police personnel used force as AAP workers broke barricades and moved towards the spot where Arvind Kejriwal is sitting on a dharna. Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi told CNN-IBN, "AAP is completely violating Section 144. Section 144 is already imposed in this area. AAP is continuously violating that. We...
  • VHP Ayodhya yatra: Events through the day August 25, 2013

    Ayodhya: 11:50 am: Janata Dal United leader Sabir Ali says the BJP can go to any extent when it comes to politics. He saus, "It is the time of election and that is why the BJP and its wings are making this an issue. It is very clear that they...
  • Ayodhya yatra: VHP leader Ramvilas Vedanti, 350 activists arrested August 25, 2013

    Ayodhya: Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ramvilas Vedanti has been arrested from a temple near Ayodhya ahead of 84 Kosi yatra on Sunday. Around 350 VHP activists have also been arrested and police have warned of arresting those who will participate in the yatra. The stage is seemed to be set...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 22, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Delhi rape protests: Should police commissioner be held accountable? April 22, 2013

    Protests over the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi intensified on the third consecutive day even as Aam Aadmi Party demanded resignations of Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar. ...
  • Delhi rape: Protests continue unabated as anger against police rises April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Protests against the rape of a 5-year-old girl in the national capital went on unabated on Monday despite the arrest of a second accused in the case. Anger against the city's police mounted, led by Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), and voices demanding resignation of the force's...
  • Delhi rape case: Pressure mounts on police chief as protests intensify April 22, 2013

    Protests over the rape of a 5-year-old girl in New Delhi intensified on the third consecutive day even as Aam Aadmi Party demanded resignations of Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar. ...
  • Delhi minor rape: Fast track enquiry against erring officers April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Sunday promised to conduct a fast track enquiry against its personnel accused of not helping the family of the five-year-old rape victim and offering them money to hush up the matter, even as a special court will be hearing the case at the same time....
  • Delhi minor rape: Public fury spills on to streets April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Protests over the rape of a 5-year-old minor girl continued for a second day in the national capital even as the accused in the case was produced in a court and remanded to judicial custody till May 14. Protesters marched to India Gate, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official...
  • Delhi: Angry crowds take to the streets over minor's rape April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: 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. Angry crowds...
  • Live: Delhi rape survivor interacting with parents, says doctor April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: 7:02 pm: Congress President Sonia Gandhi visits AIIMS to meet the rape survivor. 7:02 pm: AIIMS Medical Superintendent DK Sharma gives a health update of the rape survivor. He says the condition of the girl is stable; she is also alert, speaking to her parents and responding to the...
  • Live: Delhi minor rape case accused brought back to capital April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: 5:16 pm: Accused in the Delhi minor rape case, Manoj Kumar, is brought back to the national capital from Bihar on transit remand. 4:15 pm: India Gate is vacated as Section 144, which prohibits the gathering of groups of people, is imposed in the area even as small protest...
  • Delhi HC notice to police on Sec 144 at India Gate January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police were asked on Tuesday by the Delhi High Court to explain as to how a special executive magistrate can be vested with the power to impose prohibitory orders under section 144 of CrPC for up to six months despite the same being contrary to the fundamental...
  • News 360: Delhi HC pulls up police for imposing sec 144 at India Gate January 2, 2013

    The High Court said that the Delhi Police should have tried to maintain law and order instead of imposing section 144. ...
  • Delhi HC pulls up police for imposing sec 144 January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: In more embarrassment for the Delhi Police with regard to the protests over the gangrape and murder of a 23-year-old paramedical student, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday slammed it over the handling of situation at India Gate. The High Court was critical of the police for imposing Section...
  • Heavy security deployed at venue for Anna's fast August 15, 2011

    New Delhi: The venue for social activist Anna Hazare's August 16 fast in the national capital, Jai Prakash Narain Park has been locked down and Section 144 which prohibits unlawful assembly of people has been imposed at the venue. But Anna Hazare said on Monday evening that he will be...
  • Sec 144 imposed around the venue for Anna's fast August 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Acting tough, police on Monday imposed prohibitory orders in some central Delhi localities, including Jai Prakash Narain Park, the venue of Anna Hazare's fast in protest against the official Lokpal Bill. Delhi Police spokesperson Rajan Bhagat said Section 144 of CrPC has been imposed in some areas of...
  • Rahul's padyatra violates Sec 144 order: Police July 6, 2011

    Aligarh: The Aligarh district administration on Wednesday said if Rahul Gandhi takes out a 'kisan padyatra' in the district it would be a clear violation of prohibitory orders in force for the past 20 days in the area. "Section 144 CrPC is in force all over the district since June 12...
  • Govt misusing Sec 144: Arvind Kejriwal June 8, 2011

    Social activist Arvind Kejriwal criticised the government's decision of imposing Section 144 in New Delhi when there was no security threat. ...
  • Anna denied permission for fast at Jantar Mantar June 7, 2011

    New Delhi: Veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare has been denied the permission for a one-day fast, sources have told CNN-IBN. Hazare had applied for permission to hold a fast on June 8 but sources say that the Government is in no mood to relent. They point out that as Section 144 (unlawful...
  • No end to Orissa unrest, state still tense September 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Communal tension refuses to abate in Orissa's Kandhamal district even three days after a VHP leader was shot dead during a suspected Naxal attack at the Jalespata ashram on Saturday night. Hindus and Christians clashed in Barakhama village in Kandhamal and the ensuing gunbattle resulted in the death of...