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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…

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…