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The vehicles parked in an open lane in Lakshminagar belonged to people living in the lane. The reason for the vandalism is not yet known, said police.(HT PHOTO)

Alleged vandalism: Three detained for torching six two-wheelers in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 04:41 PM IST
The total damage is estimated to be worth around Rs 68,000, according to the police
A complaint on the Chandigarh Police twitter handle referred to a Facebook page in the name of Suraj Pandey on which communal messages had been posted(REUTERS)
A complaint on the Chandigarh Police twitter handle referred to a Facebook page in the name of Suraj Pandey on which communal messages had been posted(REUTERS)

Coronavirus lockdown: Chandigarh Police register two FIRs for hate messages on Facebook

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 06:51 AM IST
The police action follows Union home ministry directions to states and union territories, to take effective measures against fake news in view of the coronavirus pandemic and ongoing lockdown
The beggars rounded up during the drive at the police lines in Ludhiana on Saturday.(Gurpreet Singh/ HT)
The beggars rounded up during the drive at the police lines in Ludhiana on Saturday.(Gurpreet Singh/ HT)

Police launch crackdown against begging, 65 rounded up in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2020 10:39 PM IST
Have identified 1,170 beggars at 19 busy spots in the city under the first phase of the drive
The beggars rounded up during the drive at the police lines in Ludhiana on Saturday.(Gurpreet Singh/ HT)
The beggars rounded up during the drive at the police lines in Ludhiana on Saturday.(Gurpreet Singh/ HT)

Police launch crackdown against begging, 65 rounded up in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 10:33 PM IST
Have identified 1,170 beggars at 19 busy spots in the city under the first phase of the drive
How should the police tackle protests in metros, under the constant gaze and scrutiny of the media and public?(ANI)
How should the police tackle protests in metros, under the constant gaze and scrutiny of the media and public?(ANI)

India’s police force is under stress

By Yashovardhan Azad
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2020 07:31 PM IST
It has been unable to cope with new challenges to public order. Autonomy is the only way out
A police patrol in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor which was rocked by violence in December during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.(HT Photo)
A police patrol in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor which was rocked by violence in December during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.(HT Photo)

Allahabad HC seeks report on alleged atrocities on CAA protestors in UP

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By Jitendra Sarin
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2020 08:57 PM IST
A two-judge bench passed the order on a bunch of petitions against police action on anti-CAA protestors.
Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder and actor Kamal Haasan meets students of Madras University, who were protest against the passage of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), in Chennai, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019.(PTI)
Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder and actor Kamal Haasan meets students of Madras University, who were protest against the passage of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), in Chennai, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019.(PTI)

Clashes in Kerala; stirs continue across varsities

Hindustan Times, Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 12:25 AM IST
In Thissur, the ABVP released a video of the alleged attack in which a student is being chased by some other students who pin him against a wall and thrash him. A woman is also seen being beaten in the alleged attack.
Protesters hold placards against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the police crackdown on students, outside Jamia Millia Islamia, Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar Marg, in New Delhi, on Monday, December 16, 2019.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Protesters hold placards against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the police crackdown on students, outside Jamia Millia Islamia, Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar Marg, in New Delhi, on Monday, December 16, 2019.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

High courts can inquire, says Supreme Court on plea over police action against protesters

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2020 10:58 PM IST
The students were protesting against the government’s Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, which gives citizenship to migrants, of six non-Muslim minority communities from three countries, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.
The site of the alleged Police encounter in Hyderabad where the men accused of rape of the veterinarian were killed last week(ANI)
The site of the alleged Police encounter in Hyderabad where the men accused of rape of the veterinarian were killed last week(ANI)

The legal process is long and arduous. But it is essential to provide justice | Analysis

By Amit Anand Tiwari
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 09:01 PM IST
The ends may justify the means for many. But it opens up the door for vigilante justice and can harm innocents
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Sexual harassment row: 30 hurt as police use baton, water cannon on protesters in Faridkot

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Parteek Singh Mahal
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2019 12:17 AM IST
They were supporting a senior woman tutor who has filed a sexual harassment complaint against the head of department of Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital
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Day after giving birth, rape victim disowns baby

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 11, 2019 10:34 PM IST
The woman, who had got married in July this year, had accused one of her relatives of raping her
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has defended the police for the arrest of two Marxist supporters under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and an encounter in which four alleged Maoists were killed. (Photo @vijayanpinarayi)
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has defended the police for the arrest of two Marxist supporters under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and an encounter in which four alleged Maoists were killed. (Photo @vijayanpinarayi)

Kerala CM on back foot over detention of two youth under UAPA

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 08:12 PM IST
Under fire from the opposition Congress and constituents of his Left Front government, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan defended the police action but conceded that the government will examine the issue of charging the two men under the UAPA.
Hundreds of fans of Tamil movie star Vijay went on a rampage and ransacked public property on Friday to protest the delay in the screening of his latest film Bigil in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri town.
Hundreds of fans of Tamil movie star Vijay went on a rampage and ransacked public property on Friday to protest the delay in the screening of his latest film Bigil in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri town.

Vijay fans arrested for violence over delay in Bigil screening in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri

Chennai | By MC Rajan
PUBLISHED ON OCT 25, 2019 11:26 PM IST
Police resorted to mild canning to disperse the irate fans and arrested 30 of them in connection with the violence in Krishnagiri, about 250km from Chennai, early on Friday.
Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.(HT Photo)
Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.(HT Photo)

Rudderless Dera Sacha Sauda turns a shadow of former self

By Hitender Rao and Vishal Joshi
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 11:14 PM IST
A prominent functionary of the Marumalarchi DMK (MDMK) was arrested late on Monday night on the charge of assaulting an official of the Greater Chennai City Corporation(HT File(Representative Image))
A prominent functionary of the Marumalarchi DMK (MDMK) was arrested late on Monday night on the charge of assaulting an official of the Greater Chennai City Corporation(HT File(Representative Image))

MDMK member arrested for assaulting govt officer who removed party hoarding

Chennai | By MC Rajan
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2019 09:44 PM IST
This is the first arrest for erecting hoarding and banners in public places after the state government had clamped a ban following a direction from Madras High Court in the immediate aftermath of the death of a young woman, which created a public uproar.
A year ago on Friday India’s Supreme Court overturned a British colonial-era law that had criminalised gay sex as “against the order of nature”. Section 377 was often used to threaten, abuse and blackmail members of the LGBTQ community.(Unsplash)
A year ago on Friday India’s Supreme Court overturned a British colonial-era law that had criminalised gay sex as “against the order of nature”. Section 377 was often used to threaten, abuse and blackmail members of the LGBTQ community.(Unsplash)

Year after India gay ruling, a battle to change attitudes

Gurgaon, India | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 12:56 PM IST
A year ago on Friday India’s Supreme Court overturned a British colonial-era law that had criminalised gay sex as “against the order of nature”. Section 377 was often used to threaten, abuse and blackmail members of the LGBTQ community.
People of both communities seek strict punishment for guilty even as cops arrest two more.(PTI File Photo)
People of both communities seek strict punishment for guilty even as cops arrest two more.(PTI File Photo)

Lucknow girl murdered: Pain, grief but social fabric intact

Hindustan Times, Aligarh | By Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 01:22 PM IST
Relatives and sympathisers sit on durries at the door of the victim’s house, expressing open dissatisfaction at police action despite five cops being suspended.
The first case was reported in the Wanowrie police station where cops had picked up a few youngsters for allegedly creating ruckus under the influence of alcohol. The youngsters were celebrating one of their friends birthday.(HT Photo)
The first case was reported in the Wanowrie police station where cops had picked up a few youngsters for allegedly creating ruckus under the influence of alcohol. The youngsters were celebrating one of their friends birthday.(HT Photo)

Cop demanding bribe? File WhatsApp complaints now

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 01:32 AM IST
WhatsApp number has been provided to citizens to file their grievances against the department or its personnel.
The drowning incident took place between 12 noon and 1pm at Kavya swimming pool in Kharadi on May 26.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
The drowning incident took place between 12 noon and 1pm at Kavya swimming pool in Kharadi on May 26.(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)

26-year-old Pune engineer drowns; pool contractor, lifeguards booked

Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 04:21 PM IST
The police action came after Prateek Ramesh Bansode, 26, a resident of Indrayani colony in Atharva park, Talegaon station, Maval, drowned in the swimming pool at Kharadi on Sunday.
Police nabbed a salesman of the liquor shop after an encounter, and arrested two others -- including an excise inspector(HT File (Representative Image))
Police nabbed a salesman of the liquor shop after an encounter, and arrested two others -- including an excise inspector(HT File (Representative Image))

Barabanki hooch deaths: Excise inspector among 3 more arrested as death toll goes up

Lucknow | By Rohit K Singh
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 08:12 AM IST
Meanwhile, confusion over the number of victims continued on Wednesday as SDM, Ramnagar, Chandra Prakash confirmed 18 deaths while locals claimed that 21 people had fallen prey to spurious liquor.
The move comes after the irrecoverable loss of millions of litres of treated government water supplied to the city from the Chandu Budhera water treatment plant.(HT Photo)
The move comes after the irrecoverable loss of millions of litres of treated government water supplied to the city from the Chandu Budhera water treatment plant.(HT Photo)

Pipeline sabotage in Gurugram: Police action sought

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2019 04:56 AM IST
Lalit Arora, the chief engineer of GMDA, who was a part of the delegation, said, “We suspect private tanker water suppliers to be behind these damages and we have sought police help.
Delhi High Court seeks governments’ view on protecting basic police rights(HT File)
Delhi High Court seeks governments’ view on protecting basic police rights(HT File)

Delhi High Court seeks governments’ view on protecting basic police rights

New Delhi | By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2019 02:56 AM IST
The plea had also sought directions to formulate and implement guidelines for prevention and control of violent mass agitations and destruction of life and property.
Parliament within six months in order the become law. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)(AP FILE PHOTO)
Parliament within six months in order the become law. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File)(AP FILE PHOTO)

19-year-old raped in moving car in Shimla: Police

JHindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 11:43 PM IST
The 19-year-old complained that she was on her way to Shimla’s Mall Road when she was dragged inside a car and sexually assaulted.
After recommending a police case against three housing finance companies and a real estate developer for allegedly diverting funds collected from homebuyers, the Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority decided to conduct a forensic audit of the accounts of four realty projects belonging to a single developer in Gurugram to find out how funds were diverted.
After recommending a police case against three housing finance companies and a real estate developer for allegedly diverting funds collected from homebuyers, the Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority decided to conduct a forensic audit of the accounts of four realty projects belonging to a single developer in Gurugram to find out how funds were diverted.

Realtor will be audited over claims of funds diversion

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2019 12:54 AM IST
As per the law, a developer has to create a master bank account, a project account, also called Rera account, along with a third account.
Police conduct raids against illegal parking, arrest 12
Police conduct raids against illegal parking, arrest 12

Police conduct raids against illegal parking, arrest 12

Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2019 11:51 PM IST
The police said they acted on complaints from vendors, who said that these parking attendants were extorting money from them by threatening to implicate them in false cases.
Two inmates were injured in high security Central Jail here after police took action against
Two inmates were injured in high security Central Jail here after police took action against

2 inmates injured in Srinagar jail clashes

Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2019 11:25 PM IST
Police and jail officials said some inmates indulged in rioting and arson on Thursday evening leading to a standoff with prison staff and later clashes with police.
BJP president Amit Shah took a swipe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi over police action against protesters, who shouted pro-Modi slogans at a venue where the latter was addressing a gathering of entrepreneurs on Monday.(ANI)
BJP president Amit Shah took a swipe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi over police action against protesters, who shouted pro-Modi slogans at a venue where the latter was addressing a gathering of entrepreneurs on Monday.(ANI)

Amit Shah targets Rahul Gandhi over police action against ‘techies’ in Bengaluru

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2019 05:01 PM IST
BJP president Amit Shah has retweeted a video showing police removing protesters from a venue where Congress president Rahul Gandhi addressed a group of entrepreneurs in Bengaluru on Monday.
File photos of the deceased, Arman and Maninder Singh.(HT Photo)
File photos of the deceased, Arman and Maninder Singh.(HT Photo)

Two toddler cousin found dead in village pond in Tarn Taran

Hindustan Times, Tarn Taran | By Anil Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2019 09:48 PM IST
Ranjit Singh, father of Arman said, “We found a shoe of my son near the village pond. Suspecting that they might have fallen into the pond, we started searching into the pond. After some time, we recovered the bodies of both the children.”
In all, 18 marks of gun pellets were allegedly made up on the escort vehicle after the police action.(AFP)
In all, 18 marks of gun pellets were allegedly made up on the escort vehicle after the police action.(AFP)

SIT debunks police’s self-defence claim, says evidence fabricated

Faridkot | By Gagandeep Singh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2019 09:43 AM IST
The SIT, according to sources, is investigating the role of superintendent of police (SP) Bikramjit Singh in fabrication of bullet marks on the escort gypsy of former Moga senior superintendent of police (SSP) Charanjit Singh Sharma. It has recovered the .12 bore gun used in stage-managing the firing.
Anand Teltumbde.(HT/PHOTO)
Anand Teltumbde.(HT/PHOTO)

Teltumbde denies any role in organising Elgar Parishad in Pune, says govt trying to crush dissent

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2019 04:22 PM IST
Addressing the media on Monday, Teltumbde called the police action a conspiracy to silence dissenting voices
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