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In Manipur, repealing AFSPA takes a backseat as political leaders shift focus to Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
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In Manipur, repealing AFSPA takes a backseat as political leaders shift focus to Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

In contrast to the recent elections in Manipur, AFSPA takes a back seat as civil societies and families continue their decades-long wait for justice

NHRC issues notice to Uttar Pradesh govt over 'mob lynching' of man who was pulled out of police vehicle
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NHRC issues notice to Uttar Pradesh govt over 'mob lynching' of man who was pulled out of police vehicle

The NHRC notice was issued to the Uttar Pradesh chief secretary and director general of police (DGP), calling for a detailed report in the matter.

Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case: Arrests, acquittals, hostile witnesses and media gags; all-winding twists and turns
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Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case: Arrests, acquittals, hostile witnesses and media gags; all-winding twists and turns

The Bombay High Court upholding the discharge of DG Vanzara and others in the case is just the latest twist in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.

Supreme Court issues notice to Yogi Adityanath government on alleged fake encounters in Uttar Pradesh
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Supreme Court issues notice to Yogi Adityanath government on alleged fake encounters in Uttar Pradesh

A bench issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on a petition filed by NGO People's Union for Civil Liberty on alleged fake encounters in the state.

Supreme Court criticises defence ministry for not replying to CBI's letters on
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Supreme Court criticises defence ministry for not replying to CBI's letters on "extra-judicial killings" in Manipur

The Supreme Court has expressed its displeasure over the Ministry of Defence not responding to letters by the CBI on 'extra-judicial killings' in Manipur.

Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case: New single-judge Bombay High Court bench to hear trial from next week
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Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case: New single-judge Bombay High Court bench to hear trial from next week

A batch of petitions challenging discharge ofsenior IPS officers in fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Shaikh has been assigned to a new single-judge bench

Samajwadi Party demands CBI probe into three 'fake' encounters in Uttar Pradesh
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Samajwadi Party demands CBI probe into three 'fake' encounters in Uttar Pradesh

In a memorandum addressed to Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, the Samajwadi Party demanded a CBI probe into three alleged fake encounters by the police.

Four UP policemen suspended after shooting two men in Noida; family of victim alleges 'fake encounter'
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Four UP policemen suspended after shooting two men in Noida; family of victim alleges 'fake encounter'

A man in Noida Sector-122 was shot at by a sub-inspector of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday leading to the suspension of four policemen on Sunday, media reports said.

Manipur fake encounters probe: SC pulls up CBI's SIT for not registering required FIRs
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Manipur fake encounters probe: SC pulls up CBI's SIT for not registering required FIRs

The Supreme Court came down heavily on the CBI's SIT, probing alleged extra-judicial killings and fake encounters by the Army, Assam Rifles and police in insurgency-hit Manipur, for not registering the required number of FIRs as directed by it earlier

Manipur CM N Biren Singh says govt will give assistance to SIT probing fake encounters
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Manipur CM N Biren Singh says govt will give assistance to SIT probing fake encounters

The Manipur government will provide "necessary assistance" to a special investigating team (SIT) set up by Supreme Court to probe extra-judicial killings.

Supreme Court to Army: No
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Supreme Court to Army: No "excessive and retaliatory force" in Manipur

The Supreme Court on Friday said the army and paramilitary forces cannot use 'excessive and retaliatory force' in Manipur and such instances must be probed. A bench of Justices M B Lokur and U U Lalit (retired) also asked the amicus curiae to furnish details of alleged fake encounters in Manipur.

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter: Centre denies sanction to CBI to prosecute ex-IB officials
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Ishrat Jahan fake encounter: Centre denies sanction to CBI to prosecute ex-IB officials

In what could put brakes on the probe in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case in Gujarat, the Centre has denied sanction sought by CBI to prosecute ex-IB official Rajender Kumar and his three colleagues, all of who were charged with criminal conspiracy.

Fake enounters being taken seriously because of demand for AFSPA revocation, says Omar
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Fake enounters being taken seriously because of demand for AFSPA revocation, says Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said it was due to his demand for revocation of AFSPA that fake encounters and killings like Machil and Nowgam were taken "a lot more seriously" even as he asserted to continue his fight against the controversial Act.

Still in jail, Guj 'encounter cop' Vanzara to retire tomorrow
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Still in jail, Guj 'encounter cop' Vanzara to retire tomorrow

Vanzara, 59, has been in jail ever since he was arrested by the state CID in March 2007 in connection with the alleged fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh.

Ishrat: CBI granted time by Court on plea to make Shah accused
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Ishrat: CBI granted time by Court on plea to make Shah accused

The plea was moved before special CBI Judge Geeta Gopi by Gopinath Pillai, father of Pranesh Pillai alias Javed Sheikh who was killed in the fake encounter.

Ishrat Jahan case: CBI opposes DG Vanzara's bail plea
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Ishrat Jahan case: CBI opposes DG Vanzara's bail plea

"The accused (D G Vanzara) being a highly influential and politically well-connected person, there is every chance that he may tamper with the evidence," said the reply filed by Investigating Officer (IO) PN Bose before the special CBI court Judge Geeta Gopi.

Exclusive: NHRC may declare 22 encounters in Manipur as 'fake'
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Exclusive: NHRC may declare 22 encounters in Manipur as 'fake'

Of 46 cases the commission heard in Imphal, 22 have been found to be not genuine. The panel is yet to rest its case on the remaining.

Ishrat Jahan case: CBI seeks legal opinion on tapped conversations
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Ishrat Jahan case: CBI seeks legal opinion on tapped conversations

CBI is taking legal opinion on the tapped phone conversations of ministers and high-ranking officials in which they purportedly discussed ways to save the police officials booked in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case.

Vanzara effect: Encounter victims' families demand action against Modi
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Vanzara effect: Encounter victims' families demand action against Modi

Relatives of the three victims, who were killed in alleged fake encounters in Gujarat, today demanded action against Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Encounter killings: Our approach to ex-cop Vanzara is steeped in hypocrisy
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Encounter killings: Our approach to ex-cop Vanzara is steeped in hypocrisy

Who decides who is a terrorist.Is it the policemen, the intelligence agency sleuths or the political dispensation?