Following the Floyd incident, several states in the US including New York have banned ‘chokeholds’.
What we need to bring in is a cycle of trust and an honest, progressive and positive police department, which delivers services with passion.
The opposition leaders alleged that the BJP-JD(U) alliance has pushed through the draconian Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021 that empowers Bihar Police to conduct raids and arrests without warrants.
Water cannons were used to disperse the protesters.
During the live chat, a person approached Gupta and asked him to 'do something' to convince his female friend to accept his love proposal
AWPS-Suramangalam in Tamil Nadu's Salem city and Kharsang in Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district are second and third respectively
Some 'Singham' like activities being performed outside police agencies in Mumbai, in the backdrop of the Sushant Singh Rajput case have negated the Prime Minister's recent appeal to the police force, urging the institution to uphold public trust.
The shooting was captured on video, and the state ACLU condemned what it described as a 'horrific and deadly incident of police violence against a Black person.'
The death of P Jayaraj and his son Fennix, arrested for violating lockdown norms, has triggered a national furore against police brutality.
The killing of George Floyd by a police officer in the US is still fresh in world consciousness. And yet another ghastly incident of police brutality takes place, in our own southern state of Tamil Nadu. Why don't the cops fear the law?
The move comes amid a spate of recent shootings in Minnesota's largest city that have heightened many citizens' concerns about talk of dismantling the department.
Three days after George Floyd died with a Minneapolis police officer choking off his air, another black man writhed on the tarmac of a street in Paris as a police officer knelt on his neck during an arrest.
The criminal justice system is an integral part of the democratic setup. Therefore, it is imperative that comprehensive steps are taken to make the system more effective.
The news media has to do a better job of educating citizens of their rights. The police officers need to know boundaries, and there has to be better counselling of the force and a strict no violence policy, writes Dinesh Arab.
In India, despite the 21-day lockdown declared by the prime minister, many are still seen on the roads, flouting not just the restrictions but also the very purpose of why they were asked to stay home.
For a force trained to follow orders, even those given with scant regard to the letter of the Constitution, it is perhaps not entirely wrong to blame the political masters for the atrocities the police frequently unleash on those who dare to question government policy.
The violence on Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus on Sunday evening and the alleged police inaction against the perpetrators, who rampaged through the campus and beat students, has once again raised many a question on the police force.
In a video that has gone viral on social media, cops are seen making people hold up their hands at gunpoint while they check their vehicle.
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.