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Pink, Akira and Ten Years of Police Reform in India

November 14, 2016 - 12:16 pm in Reforms

Pink and Akira, two recent Bollywood hit films, depict an ugly reality of the police in India. It seems much has not changed in the country for the last ten years since the Supreme Court in Prakash Singh case ordered in September 2006 that the police must…

MODIfied surgical strikes: Parrikar praises Parivar

October 31, 2016 - 5:12 pm in Governance

It was 1984 where Mumbai was worst hit by the eruption of communal violence. Govandi, a north-eastern suburb of Mumbai was also witness to vastly communally…

SC directs Chhattisgarh police to initiate peace talk after expose by CBI

October 21, 2016 - 10:30 pm in Governance

Between March 11 and March 16, 2011, a police party consisting of police, SPOs and CRPF, led by DS Marawi, then Additional SP, Sukma, carried out combing operations…

Is Chhattisgarh a ‘Police State’ of Democratic India?

March 29, 2016 - 5:34 pm in Governance

A ‘police state’ is said to be one where citizens experience living, freedom of movement and expression of opinion subject to police monitoring and control. The mineral rich state of Chhattisgarh in India aptly qualifies for this notorious title as the…

Miscarriage of Justice in Hashimpura

March 23, 2015 - 11:28 pm in Governance

One of the most famous lines on the official All India Radio news bulletins during communal disturbances used to be ‘ Sthiti  tanavpurn lekin Niyantran me hai' ( the situation is tense but under control) and police and paramilitary forces have been deployed…

Killing of 11 & detention of 400 labourers, Accused as Red Sanders Smugglers – Fact finding Report by NCDNTHR

January 31, 2015 - 3:33 pm in Society

€Three Denotified Tribe (DNT) Youth of the Vanniyar community, all below 30 years were killed after arresting and torturing and later stage managing the show of ‘encounter’, by throwing the bodies on the rocks located in the forests and by placing the…

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