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Fake Encounters

Security Forces Killed 17 Chhattisgarh Villagers, Labelled Them As Maoists: Judicial Probe

Dec 03, 2019 IANS

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.

CBI Officer Accuses Senior Of 'Fake Encounter Of 14 People', Writes To PMO

Sep 27, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Deputy Sp N P Mishra said that victim families of the fake encounter have already objected to Joint Director A.K. Bhatnagar's posting in the CBI.

Awaiting Gujarat Govt Sanction To Prosectue DG Vanzara, NK Amin: CBI On Ishrat Jahan Case

The court of special CBI judge J K Pandya posted the matter for hearing on February 16 after the CBI said it is awaiting a reply from the state government on sanction to prosecute retired police officials.

SC Agrees To Examine Plea Alleging Police Encounters In Uttar Pradesh

Jan 14, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The NGO, in its plea, referred to news reports quoting Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ADG Anand Kumar justifying encounter killings of criminals in the state.

Justice Bedi's Gujarat Fake Shootouts Report Not Confidential, Says SC

At the last hearing, the Gujarat government had objected to the report, saying Justice Bedi has submitted it without consulting the members of the monitoring committee.

31 December, 2018

'Who Killed Sohrabuddin Investigation': Arun Jaitley Counters Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Responding to the comment of Rahul Gandhi that 'nobody killed Sohrabuddin', Jaitley said, "it would have been more appropriate if he had asked the right question, namely who killed Sohrabuddin case investigation, he would have got the right answer."

20 December, 2018

Sohrabuddin Shaikh Case: After 13 Years, CBI Court Verdict Likely On Friday

Outlook Web Bureau

After the final arguments were wrapped up earlier this month, Special judge for CBI cases S J Sharma had said he will pronounce the verdict on December 21.

12 November, 2018

SC Dismisses Police Plea For Recusal Of Judges In Manipur Fake Encounter

Outlook Web Bureau

Restating its earlier directions, Justice Lokur ordered that the investigating authorities should go ahead without being influenced by any of the observation made by the court by its July 20 order.

04 November, 2018

'Sohrabuddin Told Me He Got Money From D G Vanzara To Kill Haren Pandya': Witness Tells Court

Outlook Web Bureau

The witness -- name not disclosed -- said he met Shaikh in 2002 and became good friends with him and his wife Kausar Bi and his associate Tulsi Prajapati.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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