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Police Encounter

Questions Galore Over ‘Encounter’ Death Of Dreaded Odisha Gangster Sheikh Hyder

Jul 25, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

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

Assam Congress Seeks Judicial Probe Into Police Encounter Killings

Jul 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Assam Pradesh Congress Committee Ripun Bora requested the governor to institute a judicial inquiry by a sitting judge of the high court into case of police firing at escaped criminals.

Assam Human Rights Commission Seeks Govt Report On Encounter Killings

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

Dantewada: Naxal Wanted In 25 Criminal Cases Killed In Encounter

Jun 27, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

He was carrying a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh on his head.

NIA Raids Former Encounter Specialist Pradeep Sharma’s House In Mumbai

Pradeep Sharma is also being questioned by the NIA team in connection with its probe into the ‘Antilia’ bomb scare case and Mansukh Hiran's murder.

28 April, 2021

Nagpur: Two Ultra Naxals Killed During An Anti-Naxal Operation

Outlook Web Bureau

C-60 commandos of the Gadchiroli Police were conducting an anti-Naxal operation in the Jambia Gatta forest around 6.30 am where the encounter happened.

28 April, 2021

Wanted Criminal Vinod Yadav Killed In An Encounter With Police In Uttar Pradesh

Outlook Web Bureau

Eighty-two criminal cases were registered against Vinod Yadav.

02 April, 2021

Militants Who Attacked BJP Leader's House Killed In Encounter In Pulwama

Outlook Web Bureau

A cordon and search operation was launched by security forces in Dobhi Mohalla in Kakapora area of the South Kashmir district.

25 December, 2020

Encounter Under Way Between Militants, Security Forces In J-K's Shopian


Further details awaited as the exchange of fire was going on when last reports came in, officials said

23 December, 2020

In Chattisgarh, 216 Naxals Killed In Encounters Since 2018


The highest number of Naxal deaths were reported in Sukma district.

05 November, 2020

UP SIT Recommends Action Against Police Officials For Links With Slain Gangster Vikas Dubey


'On the night of the ambush, Dubey was aware that a police team was coming to Bikru,' a senior officer said.


07 October, 2020

J&K: Militants Open Fire At BJP Leader, PSO Killed

Outlook Web Bureau

Militants attacked local BJP leader Ghulam Qadir at Ganderbal in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

10 July, 2020

Vikas Dubey Had 3 Bullet Injuries In Chest, 1 In Hand: Doctors After Post-mortem


A panel of three doctors at Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital performed the post-mortem of Vikas Dubey who was killed in a police encounter.

10 July, 2020

10 Big Questions About UP Encounter, Former Top Cop Suspects It To Be 'Staged'

Preetha Nair

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.

10 July, 2020

Netizens Had Predicted Vikas Dubey's Encounter And Even 'Scripted' It After His Arrest

Outlook Web Bureau

Soon after gangster Vikas Dubey was arrested in Madhya Pradesh, several Twitter users had predicted he would be killed in an 'encounter'. Less than 24 hours later, the predictions came true.

10 July, 2020

Gangster Vikas Dubey Killed: From Ambush To Encounter, All In 8 Days


Gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter after a police vehicle carrying him from Ujjain to Kanpur met with an accident and he tried to escape from the spot, police said.

10 July, 2020

Gangster Vikas Dubey Killed In Encounter, UP Police Say He Tried To Flee


As the convoy reached Barra police circle in Kanpur, the vehicle in which Vikas Dubey was seated, overturned after skidding on the road due to heavy rains. He snatched a rifle and tried to shoot at the cops but was killed in retaliation.


05 July, 2020

Gangster Vikas Dubey's Main Aide Arrested, Was Present When 8 UP Cops Were Killed


Dayashankar Agnihotri was admitted to the Lala Lajpat Rai (LLR) hospital and police recovered a country-made pistol and two cartridges from his possession.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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