Extrajudicial Killings News
As blood of ‘fake encounters’ singes AFSPA, the law needs to be done away with in totality
Security experts argue that AFSPA should not be construed as a ‘licence to kill’. And that charges of extrajudicial killings or ‘fake encounters’ against armed forces personnel must be investigated
2021 was the year of meting out death penalty on screen, from Sooryavanshi, Satyamev Jayate 2 to Dhamaka, Tadap
All these films look at the death penalty as a calling — as a way for them to sanitise the world of suffering. Guilt becomes an afterthought when the very act of death is intertwined with public service.
Nagaland killings: State government likely to hold special Assembly session against AFSPA on 20 Dec
The decision was taken during a meeting of the Core Committee on Naga Political Issue, headed by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, held in Kohima on Thursday
Vikas Dubey encounter: SC may consider appointing panel to probe deaths of 8 UP cops, gangster and his aides
A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde observed that monitoring of investigation is something which the court is very reluctant to do
Slippery slope of extrajudicial killings leads to infinite darkness and not justice
Moral pieties aren't the answer to what’s happened in Hyderabad. For decades, extrajudicial executions have formed the bedrock of Indian criminal justice, a response to public frustration over the state's inability to enforce order
Hyderabad encounter: Telangana High Court directs authorities to preserve bodies of slain accused till 13 December
The four accused were gunned down by Cyberabad police on Friday morning at Chattanpalli when they were taken to the scene of crime near the culvert
Rape, POCSO case probes should be completed in two months: Ravi Shankar Prasad to write to CMs, CJs
Trial of such cases should also be completed within six months, Union law and justice minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses on role of effective policing in ensuring that women feel safe, secure
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed on the role of effective policing in ensuring that women feel safe and secure
President Ram Nath Kovind recommends revoking right to mercy petition for POSCO convicts on death row
Demonic attacks on women have shaken the conscience of the country, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Friday and advocated that those convicted under the POCSO Act should be deprived of their right to mercy petition
Hyderabad encounter reprehensible, but reaction to it brings to fore collective collapse of faith in India’s criminal justice system
We must be careful here. While taking a moral position on custodial killings, we should equally note the collective collapse of citizen’s faith in India’s criminal justice system and due process of law. What prompted such jubilation among public on the perpetrators getting killed without trial?
Hyderabad rape and murder case: Telangana HC directs state govt to preserve bodies of four accused till 9 Dec
The Telangana High Court on Friday directed the state government to preserve the bodies of four accused in the rape and murder of a young veterinarian till 8 pm on 9 December
Hyderabad encounter killing: Courts must decide if accused should hang, not the cops
After the gruesome rape and murder of a Hyderabad veterinarian last week, the debate on women's safety in the country has been reignited.
Hyderabad encounter killings achieve little more than satiating collective bloodlust, delaying meaningful action against rape culture
A move such as the Hyderabad encounter killings is not likely to make any significant dent in the problem of our country’s heinous rape culture.
SC seeks report in 3 months on 'fake encounters' in Gujarat
The Supreme Court today asked the monitoring authority headed by its former judge to look into the killings in alleged fake encounters between 2002 to 2006 in Gujarat and file its report within three months.