Thirty years ago today, India saw its worst-ever instance of custodial killings. But institutional impunity is yet to be answered for.
Illegal mining syndicates and the Naxals share a symbiotic relationship – they both want the isolated, backward districts of Chhattisgarh to stay that way.
Investigators are never held accountable for their criminal misdeeds and go on plying their trade with no fear of punishment.
CAPFs face infrastructural deficiencies, poor personnel management, lack of medical facilities and inadequate promotional opportunities, which affects the morale of officers and leads to a high attrition rate.
Beyond the safety of minorities and biryani policing in Haryana, the IPS are under an obligation to act like leaders, not as mere passengers.
The elite within the police service cultivate a quasi-feudal culture of command that ensures they remain within political favour.