After 25 years, the district court of Srinagar has ordered the disposal of the closure report into the killing of a shopkeeper Mohd Ramzan Bhat and has directed the police to constitute a Special Investigation Team to probe the case
Dreaded gangster Sheikh Hyder was killed in an ‘encounter’ while being shifted to Baripada circle jail from Choudwar jail in Odisha's Cuttack for ‘security reasons’, said police
The AHRC has given the Assam government one month to submit a report on several incidents of police firing in which 12 militants and criminals were killed in the last two months
At a time when the Hill is slowly progressing towards normalcy, a recent 'fake encounter' case reincarnates fear in the minds of hill people and mistrust of the security forces.
The discharge applications of Singhal, Barot (now retired) and Chaudhary were allowed by Special CBI judge V R Raval.
PDP President tweeted that she has been placed under house arrest just before her visit to Athar Mushtaq's family, allegedly killed in a fake encounter in Srinagar.
Captain Bhoopendra Singh had also provided wrong information to his superiors and the police about the recovery made during the staged encounter, the charge sheet read.
Three Kashmiri youths, who were dubbed as terrorists, were killed in the alleged fake encounter in July last year.
The chargesheet submitted before the chief judicial magistrate also identifies the role of two civilians -- Tabish Nazir and Bilal Ahmed Lone -- in the case.
Families of killed Kashmir youth seek bodies, not money
National Conference president Farooq Abdullah and MP Hasnain Masoodi stood holding placards with pictures of men allegedly killed in fake encounters.
Former Kerala DGP NC Asthana says the encounter of Vikas Dubey looks like a staged one to him as he punches holes into UP police's narrative.
The petitioner had expressed apprehension of Vikas Dubey's encounter killing. Hours later, the gangster was killed after being critically injured in an alleged shootout with STF officials.
There is a strong anti-intellectual flavour across the world, particularly in India, and it is closely linked with the craving for vendetta laws, laws that advocate an eye for an eye.
Executing people without a trial is not justice. And it is harmful to the cause of justice.
In 2014, the Supreme Court, while hearing pleas moved by People's Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) against questionable encounters, first underlined the right to life guaranteed under Article 21 of the constitution.
A week after the brutal gang rape and murder of the young veterinarian in Hyderabad, police shot dead all the four accused in an alleged 'encounter' near Shadnagar town
The security forces had claimed they came across a meeting of Maoists in June 2012 in Bijapur. Following a gun battle, 17 Maoists were killed.
In this file image, Army Chief Gen Bipin Singh Rawat along with his wife Madhulika Rawat attends the funeral of Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh at Brar Square in New Delhi. An Indian Air Force helicopter...PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Nihangs or Sikh religious warriors take out a religious procession on the occasion of Guru Teg Bahadur's martyrdom day, at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
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Leaders from the opposition parties Sanjay Singh, Mallikarjun Kharge and Tiruchi Siva address the media at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
In this file image, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat during the 68th Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi. An Indian Air Force helicopter with Chief of Defence Staff General...PTI Photo
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Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
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Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.