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Two British policewomen sacked for racial abuse


September 10th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Two women police officers in Britain have been sacked after a colleague recorded them having a conversation in which one said that black people looked like ... Read more...

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Kashmir human rights panel summons police officer


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir human rights panel Thursday directed a police officer to appear before it in connection with alleged use of excessive force against a ... Read more...

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Act against Mumbai rioters: activist


August 19th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) An activist Sunday asked the Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) to take suo moto cognizance of the abuse of policemen and policewomen during a protest ... Read more...

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Dacoits kill five of family in UP


August 10th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Armed dacoits Thursday attacked the house of a village headman, killing him and four members of the family and leaving four others injured in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Laila Khan murder: Tak sent to judicial custody


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) A Mumbai court Monday remanded to judicial custody till Aug 4 Parvez Iqbal Tak, prime accused in the killing of actress Laila Khan and five of ... Read more...

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Couples in Gurgaon bars to prove who they are


March 21st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 21 (IANS) Pub going couples here will have to now prove their identity first, police said Wednesday.Pub owners will also have to maintain records of couples visiting them ... Read more...

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Women can work round the clock in Gurgaon: Police chief


March 15th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 15 (IANS) Assuring women of their safety following the gangrape of a woman pub employee, the Gurgaon police Thursday said that women can work at any time and ... Read more...

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Government vehicle torched after accident


February 27th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 27 (IANS) Irate residents of a locality here Monday set afire a government vehicle after it ran over four people, including two women, police said.The vehicle, belonging to ... Read more...

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US donates vehicles, tents to Pakistan


February 15th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The US embassy Wednesday donated ambulances, vans, buses and motorbikes to the Islamabad Women's Police Station and 800 tents to the National Disaster Management Authority for ... Read more...

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Hello! Delhi Police women’s helpline gets lewd, abusive calls


February 13th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) "Are you single or married?", "What's your phone number, sweetie", "Main tumse shadi karna chahta hoon"... are some of the pesky calls that female cops ... Read more...

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Bihar gets its first all-women police station


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 23 (IANS) Bihar's first all-women police station was opened in Nalanda district Monday. The station will deal exclusively with crimes against women, officials said.The police station was inaugurated ... Read more...

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Team Anna writes to PM ahead of Mumbai fast (Intro Roundup)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Team Anna made a Christmas Day appeal to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to enact the "best possible" Lokpal bill as Anna Hazare prepared for a ... Read more...

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Team Anna writes to PM ahead of Mumbai fast (Roundup)


December 25th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Team Anna made a Christmas Day appeal to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to enact the "best possible" Lokpal bill as Anna Hazare prepared for a ... Read more...

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Women’s power reigns in northeastern police


December 15th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Umsaw Khwan (Meghalaya), Dec 15 (IANS) It was a show of feminine power at the North Eastern Police Academy's (NEPA) passing out parade where women police officers took home most ... Read more...

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Bihar okays creation of 40 women police stations


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 3 (IANS) The Bihar cabinet Thursday sanctioned the creation of 40 women police stations in the state.The state cabinet coordination department secretary Ravikant said the police station would ... Read more...

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Nine Puja revellers drown in Bihar


October 5th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 5 (IANS) Durga Puja festivities turned tragic for some in Bihar when two boats carrying revellers capsized, drowning nine people, police said Wednesday. The first incident took place when ... Read more...

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Campaign against harassment of women in Ranchi


September 16th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 16 (IANS) Police have launched a campaign against harassment of women in the Jharkhand capital, stepping up presence at public places and opening helpline numbers for victims to ... Read more...

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Massive security presence at Messi match venue


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) The sprawling Salt Lake stadium swarmed with police personnel and private agency people Friday as security was at an all-time high at the venue hosting India's ... Read more...

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Work in full swing at Ramlila Ground (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Preparations are in full swing at the Ramlila Ground as several trucks, road rollers and labourers are working relentlessly to transform the ground for Gandhian ... Read more...

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Pakistan frets over burqa bombers (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Burqa-clad women suicide bombers in Pakistan have posed a potent threat to the country as it grapples to deal with the Taliban.This has been vindicated ... Read more...

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Nurse held for reporting false pregnancies, deliveries


July 27th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, July 27 (IANS) Days after a scam was reported in a health centre in this Rajasthan district, a nurse has been arrested for recording false delivery details to swindle ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to make sexual harassment of women non-bailable


July 9th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Maharashtra is considering making offences pertaining to sexual harassment or outraging the modesty of women non-bailable, an official said here Saturday.This is proposed to be done ... Read more...

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Another custodial death in Uttar Pradesh


July 8th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 8 (IANS) A young woman was found hanging in a lock-up within the heavily guarded district police lines in Kanpur Friday, days after the mysterious death of a ... Read more...

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Crime, road accident rate down in Delhi: Police chief (Roundup)


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Delhi has witnessed a dip in in the crime rate in the first half of 2011 with heinous crimes dropping by 2.7 percent over ... Read more...

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Delhi to get more women cops


July 2nd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Delhi would get 450 more women constables within two months, police chief B.K. Gupta said Saturday."Around 450 women police personnel will join the force in ... Read more...

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28 dead, 10 injured in bus accident in southern Bolivia


June 28th, 2011 - 5:10 am ICT by BNO News
TARIJA, BOLIVIA (BNO NEWS) -- Bolivian authorities on Monday informed that 28 people died and 10 more were injured in a bus accident in the southern city of Tarija, the state-run ABI ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s supporters created chaos: Delhi Police


June 5th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Refuting allegations that it baton charged thousands of Baba Ramdev's followers to evict them from the Ramlila Ground in a post-midnight raid, the Delhi Police ... Read more...

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NCW wants CBI probe in Bhatta-Parsaul violence, Mayawati hits back (Third Lead)


May 22nd, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, May 21 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Saturday recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged atrocities against women of Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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NCW wants CBI probe into assaults on Bhatta-Parsaul women (Second Lead)


May 21st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The demand for an indpendent probe into the alleged atrocities against farmers of Uttar Pradesh's Bhatta-Parsaul village intensified Saturday as the National Comission for ... Read more...

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Lawmaker attacked, 100 buses vandalised in Bangladesh strike (Lead)


April 4th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) Islamist activists Monday attacked a lawmaker, vandalised 100 buses and set fire to a petrol pump in Chittagong port city of Bangladesh during a day-long ... Read more...

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1,100 men fined for travelling in Delhi Metro’s women coaches


March 9th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Over 1,100 men were fined Rs.2.90 lakh for travelling in Delhi Metro's reserved coaches for women, police said Wednesday.Of these, the maximum (254) were fined ... Read more...

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Minor makes 350 obscene calls to women cops


February 6th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 6 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy was arrested here for making over 350 obscene calls to women cops, police said Sunday.Women police cell in-charge Chitralekha Sharma said the boy was picked ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi offers help to police personnel of northeastern states


February 1st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday offered help to police personnel of the northeastern states, as this would reinforce national integration."Keeping national integration in mind, ... Read more...

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Rapes assuming epidemic proportions in Pak’s Sindh province


January 21st, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 21(ANI): 120 cases of rape, including six of gang rape, were reported in Pakistan's Sindh province between May 1, 2008 to October 31, 2008, provincial Home Minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza ... Read more...

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13 women police recruits injured in accident


January 12th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 12 (IANS) At least 13 women police recruits were injured, seven of them seriously, when the bus they were travelling in fell into a deep roadside pit in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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