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Another rioter arrested for damaging Mumbai memorial


August 30th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Another rioter who desecrated the Amar Jawan memorial at the Azad Maidan during the Aug 11 violence was arrested by Mumbai police's Crime Branch Thursday, an ... Read more...

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Police to withdraw poll-linked case against Dikshit (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday moved an application in a court here seeking withdrawal of a case against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for allegedly violating the election ... Read more...

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Parents booked over malnourished kid’s death (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 16 (IANS) Police in Bhopal have booked a couple for causing the death of their two-year-old daughter who died of malnutrition six months ago, a statement said Friday.Police ... Read more...

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‘Kerala’s police complaints authority inefficient’


November 18th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 18 (IANS) There is widespread dissatisfaction with the functioning and inefficiency of the authority that deals with complaints by and against the police in Kerala, according to an ... Read more...

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They patrolled Delhi’s streets to ensure happy Diwali


October 27th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) From patrolling the streets to keeping a tab on drunken driving till the wee hours of the night, Delhi Police personnel spent Diwali shouldering added ... Read more...

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150th year of Police Act to be commemorated: PM


September 16th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The government will commemorate the 150th year of the Police Act, a British-era legislation enacted in 1861 that governs the functions, duties and responsibilities ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi, Shanti Bhushan released


August 16th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Civil rights activists Kiran Bedi and Shanti Bhushan, detained by Delhi Police Tuesday morning ahead of Anna Hazare's fast-unto-death, were released in the evening, police ... Read more...

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Pranab, Mamata appeal for peace


May 15th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee and union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday appealed to all political parties in West Bengal to maintain peace after the ... Read more...

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Justice Nanavati Commission summons top Gujarat cop Bhatt


April 27th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Apr. 27 (ANI): The Justice G.T.Nanavati Commission on Wednesday issued a summons to controversial senior Gujarat police officer Sanjay Bhatt in connection with his latest Supreme Court and SIT deposition that ... Read more...

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Appointment of special police officers questioned


April 25th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday pulled up the central and the Chhattisgarh governments for taking recourse to an antiquated police act of 1861 to appoint special ... Read more...

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Top cop says Gujarat CM Modi involved in Godhra case


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Senior IPS officer Sanjay Bhatt, who was posted in the Intelligence Department, has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court accusing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi ... Read more...

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Violent protests rock Ratnagiri over death of anti-Jaitapur activist (Roundup)


April 19th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaitapur (Maharashtra), April 19 (IANS) Hundreds of activists protesting the Jaitapur nuclear power project Tuesday blocked traffic and torched trucks and buses in different parts of Ratnagiri to protest the ... Read more...

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Godhra train burning judgement does not justify riots: Moily


March 1st, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister M. Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said the verdict of the Ahmedabad special court in the 2002 Godhra case does not justify the ... Read more...

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Godhra case: Death sentence for 11, life terms for 20


March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 1 (ANI): A special court in Ahmedabad on Tuesday awarded the death penalty to eleven accused and life imprisonment to 20 others in the 2002 Godhra train burning case.Designated Judge ... Read more...

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Godhra case: Quantum of punishment to be announced today


March 1st, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 1 (ANI): A special court in Ahmedabad is likely to announce the quantum of sentence in the 2002 Godhra train burning case.The Court, on February 22, convicted 31 and acquitted ... Read more...

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Godhra case: Court to decide quantum of sentence today


February 25th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb 25 (ANI) A special court in Ahmedabad is slated to pronounce the quantum of punishment for the 31 convicts in the 2002 Godhra train burning case today.Judge PR Patel, who ... Read more...

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31 convicted in Godhra train burning, sentencing Friday (Third Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Nine long years later, a court Tuesday convicted 31 people but acquitted 63 for the 2002 burning of the Sabarmati Express in Godhra town in Gujarat that ... Read more...

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Godhra verdict: Sections under which 31 were convicted


February 22nd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Nine years after 59 people were burnt to death in the S-6 coach of Sabarmati Express near Godhra railway station in Gujarat, a special court here Tuesday convicted ... Read more...

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Godhra verdict: Ahmedabad court convicts 31, acquits 63 (Second Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Thirty one people were held guilty by a special court here Tuesday for the Godhra train carnage in which 59 people, mostly 'kar sevaks' returning from Ayodhya, were ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth campaign against police bill on Facebook


February 18th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 18 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government's reported move to introduce legislation replacing the old police act and apparently giving more powers to the state police is becoming a ... Read more...

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Proposed Goa police law has many defects, says Church


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) The Roman Catholic Church in Goa Saturday said the draft state police bill had "several defects" and criticised the select committee of the legislature for not holding public ... Read more...

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Meghalaya Police Bill passed over opposition’s objection


December 4th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 3 (IANS) The Meghalaya assembly Friday passed Meghalaya Police Bill 2010 despite opposition members charging that the bill contains several loopholes and should be referred to a select committee.Opposing ... Read more...

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Northeast students complain to PM, hold rally (Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Holding placards and shouting slogans, scores of students and professionals from India's northeast protested here Monday against the rape of a BPO staffer from Mizoram and ... Read more...

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Northeast students demand speedy justice in BPO staffer’s rape


November 29th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Holding placards and shouting slogans, scores of students and professionals from the northeast who stay in the capital protested Monday against the gangrape of a BPO staffer ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena in trouble over Dussehra rally


October 20th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) A Mumbai court Wednesday allowed police to conduct an enquiry against the organisers of Shiv Sena's Dussehra rally for causing noise pollution, an activist said.The probe will ... Read more...

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‘Tell us’, Chidambaram tells police chiefs!


August 25th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram switched to "tell us" mode Wednesday, posing probing questions to state police chiefs on the issue of modernising their forces. He used the ... Read more...

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Haryana gets police complaint authority


August 17th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) In a bid to check police laxity, Haryana government has appointed former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer H.S. Rana as the state police complaint authority, an official said ... Read more...

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Trouble follows celebrations of Friendship Day by students near Pune


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji SalukeTheur (Maharashtra), Aug 2 (ANI): Four hundred students were arrested at Theur near Pune, Maharashtra for serving liquor in a party, without taking prior permission from the police.Students, including boys ... Read more...

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12 states avoiding transparency in police jobs: Chidambaram


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday that 12 states had not responded to the central government's suggestion for a transparent recruitment process (TRP) related to police reforms. Addressing ... Read more...

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Chidambaram calls for doubling capacity of police training institutes


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Raipur, June 2 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday called for doubling the capacity of police training institutes in the states as well as the number of policemen and ... Read more...

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Kasab guilty in 26/11 case, two Indians acquitted (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Pakistani national Ajmal Amir Kasab was Monday declared guilty on 83 of 86 charges, including murder and waging war against the Indian state, in the November 2008 terror ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh chief minister meets villagers in Maoist bastion


April 12th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 12 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh surprised many Monday when he made an unscheduled landing in an interior pocket of the state's Dantewada district hit by Maoist militancy since ... Read more...

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Hyderabad is a free zone for job-seekers, rules apex court


March 17th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Amid the ongoing stir to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh for creating a separate state of Telangana, the Supreme Court has reiterated that the state capital Hyderabad would ... Read more...

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Notice to Bangalore police on closing eateries post-midnight


February 23rd, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday sought the stand of the Karnataka government and the Bangalore police on a lawsuit challenging a police order that all eateries, restaurants and ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s power to appoint special cops stays


February 18th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday refused to interfere with Chhattisgarh government's power to appoint special police officers (SPOs) drawn from the local populace to help regular police force ... Read more...

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