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.
Jacqueline Bracamontes arrives at the Billboard Latin Music Awards at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Florida.AP/PTI
BSF soldiers participate in a bicycle rally for 'Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebration, in Bikaner. The rally wil culminate at Raj Ghat in Delhi.PTI Photo
Devotees perform 'pindan' ritual on the banks of the Ganga river during Pitru Paksha, in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Devotees perform 'tarpan' ritual on the fourth day of Pitru Paksha, at Assi Ghat in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Commuters wade through a waterlogged road outside Junagarh Fort after heavy rain in Bikaner.PTI Photo
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