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US explanation sought into beating of Indian by cops in Madison

In an unusually quick and angry response after recent Modi-Obama bonhomie, the government on Thursday summoned an official in the US embassy to the external affairs ministry and demanded expeditiou

Call records help cops catch Bengal nun rape case suspect in Mumbai

After some intelligent tracking and investigation based on mobile phone call records, the West Bengal police on Thursday made the first breakthrough in the Ranaghat nun gang rape case by arresting

Two shot dead in Telangana encounter after they kill cops

Two SIMI activists, who had escaped from Khandwa jail in MP in 2013 along with four other activists, died on Saturday morning in an encounter in Telangana. However, Telangana home minister says the

AP, Telangana war over security of Naidu and ministers

The war between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states is turning ugly, every minute and security forces are being used to settle political disputes. After cash for vote controversy, th

Maharashtra again suspends encounter specialist Daya Nayak

Maharashtra government has suspended its `encounter specialist` Daya Nayak from service for the second time in his career. No official notification is available and a possible reason for suspension

UP cops to use NSA to contain communal violence

With crucial panchayat polls in next few months, the Uttar Pradesh police will invoke National Security Act (NSA) to prevent stray incidents from turning into major communal flare ups and affect th

FICCI meet triggers debate on smart city security

Smart city is not just about facilities but about is also about safety of the people. This week FICCI hosted ‘Homeland Security -2015’ conference on the theme ‘Safe & Smart Ci

Police action postmortem bares ‘custodial’ death in Gujarat

The dark side of police action during Patel community agitation is coming out and it is going to hurt the Gujarat government. The Gujarat High Court on Friday ordered the state criminal investigati

Be cautious or else you may fall prey to debit card fraud

 The news of vital data of thousands of debit cards being exposed to fraudsters has sent many into a tizzy, with people now calling up their banks and looking up Google on what to do next. Tho

Police often torture suspects to death in custody: HRW

Police in India often bypass arrest procedures and torture suspects in custody to death, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Monday. At least 591 people died in police custody i

This road to justice

It had been only a few days since we remembered Nirbhaya on her fourth death anniversary on December 29, when we heard about the shocking Bengaluru molestation case. A girl was molested just outsid

What ails the police in India

Expenditure on Police accounts for only three percent of the central and state government budgets.  State police forces had 24% vacancies (about 5.5 lakh vacancies), 7

Aadhaar database: Not secure anymore?

 Union minister for electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad has fiercely defended Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) amid repeated occurrence of data breach and unauthorised discl

LeT head’s killing a huge blow to terrorism

The killing of Abu Dujana, head of Lashkar-e-Toiba in Kashmir, is the culmination of years of efforts of the army and police to trap this hardcore Pakistani terrorist around whom folk tales were ci

It’s now up to Pakistan to claim Dujana’s body

 In what is a clear shift in handling Pakistan-sponsored terrorism in Kashmir by the Narendra Modi government, the Jammu and Kashmir police, has, for the first time, refused to hand over the b

It’s now up to Pakistan to claim Dujana’s body

In what is a clear shift in handling Pakistan-sponsored terrorism in Kashmir by the Narendra Modi government, the Jammu and Kashmir police, has, for the first time, refused to hand over the body of

Effective implementation of court order on posters needed in TN

 People associated with the poster industry of Tamil Nadu are unsure about the effective implementation of the Madras high court order banning photos or pictures of living persons on posters,

Sensitise police to prevent victim-shaming: Experts

 In order to prevent victim-shaming of the rape and sexual assault survivors, there is a need for continuous sensitisation of the police staff, said retired IPS officer  Meeran Borwankar,

Going after Tribune: Mocking democracy

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has done it again. For the fourth time, the authority has filed a police complaint against individuals and agencies highlighting the vulnerabi

Police reform: Fixed term for top posts a cure worse than the disease

In the discourse of governance in India, no term is as much abused as ‘police reform’. The question is: reform from whose perspective? Should it be focused only on elite Indian Police S

Apple executive`s murder: Real cause is Yogi`s `thok denge` attitude

 The country has been shocked and outraged at the cold-blooded murder of Apple executive Vivek Tiwari in Lucknow in the wee hours of Saturday. Two police constables, Prashant Chaudhary who pul

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