By taking on the system at every level – administrative, social and cultural – this young survivor of sexual assault presents a textbook case of a brilliant survivor.
Over 100 houses have been demolished under the Gunda Dhar-pakad Abhiyaan to ‘control crime’ in the city.
Generous funds won’t change the fundamental nature of the police system in India, which citizens are increasingly mistrustful of.
Though the need for serious police reform has been raised again and again, there seems to be no political will to do anything about it.
Eleven years after order, none of the states have conformed to the guidelines, says a Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative report.
Police officers across the US shot 492 people dead in the first half of 2017, on track to approach 1,000 such incidents for the third year in a row.
The documents detailed investigations into code books, radios and weapons, as well as plans utilised by Nazi spies which led to over 40 arrests.
Police shot dead gunman Yacqub Khayre, who they said had a long criminal history, on Monday night after he killed a man in Melbourne in a siege this week.
Cybercriminals are using cloud-based services, much like regular businesses. A new study reveals important lessons for the future of fighting cybercrime.
An intelligence officer has authored an unpublished 26-page report on the conduct of the drug war in the Philippines.
These 77 minors were recovered from different areas in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
The state has yet to make any concessions to the officers regarding their monthly pay, which at about 2,700 reais ($867) is among the lowest in Brazil.
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A year after several Adivasi women accused men from the police and security forces of sexual assault, the investigation has stalled due to governmental inaction.
Despite the vindication of the female characters in the end, Pink does not provide comfortable closure.
Analysing crime data by implying that it is bad to have a high number of recorded crimes is not only wrong, it could lead harmful police practices.
Police across the country continue to use section 66A to book people for making offensive comments on social media, blissfully unaware of its deletion from the IT Act.
Policemen snoozing on the job must be held accountable, but we must recognise that their behaviour is a manifestation of legislative and administrative somnolence.
Burhan Wani was a homespun militant who became one because of the humiliations waged on him and many Kashmiris by the police.
She said that the NCW report mentioned that “Even after the victim had complained to the police about a neighbour who threatened her with rape, the police didn’t care to act.
Activists say that implementation has been piecemeal and inadequate, and a new draft bill by the Central Government does not include key provisions.
A large number of criminals get away scot-free in metropolitan cities like Delhi and Mumbai, as more than half the victims do not report the crimes to the police.
Technology and e-governance are not likely to change entrenched behaviour, such as the relationship between the police and the citizen
If a policeman gets an illegal order, whether from a higher police authority, or a political authority like a minister, it is his duty to refuse to carry it out, otherwise he will have to face criminal and civil liability.
On April 7, in Nalgonda district in Telangana, five men accused of terrorism were killed in a police encounter. One of them was Izhar Khan, whose killing split a community.