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Police officers stand guard as supporters of US President Donald Trump gather in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington.(REUTERS)

US Capitol hill storming: Police officer’s death intensifies siege questions

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 03:34 PM IST
The US Capitol Police said in a statement that Officer Brian D. Sicknick was injured “while physically engaging with protesters” during the Wednesday riot. He is the fifth person to die because of the melee.
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A police official checks the passengers waiting in line to give samples for coronavirus rapid antigen test after arriving at Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station, in New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
A police official checks the passengers waiting in line to give samples for coronavirus rapid antigen test after arriving at Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station, in New Delhi.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Delhi govt rejects compensation claims of 12 cops who died on Covid duty

By Prawesh Lama | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 01:06 AM IST
Since the first case of the disease was reported in the national capital on March 2, 31 police personnel have died of the infection, according to police and state government records seen by HT.
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Family members of Ram Dayal Yadav attacked Ramchandra Raidas with sticks when he went to take water from the handpump in Tendura village.(Ritesh Mishra/HT/For Representative Purposes Only)
Family members of Ram Dayal Yadav attacked Ramchandra Raidas with sticks when he went to take water from the handpump in Tendura village.(Ritesh Mishra/HT/For Representative Purposes Only)

Dalit man attacked in UP’s Banda for using water from common handpump

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Banda, Uttar Pradesh
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 02:45 PM IST
The SHO said Raidas has also alleged that two months ago, the accused had banned them from taking water from the handpump installed in the locality of the Yadavs.
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Kunwar Vikram Singh led CAPSI has been successfully representing the private security industry in India

UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 05:00 PM IST
It is CAPSI that persistently persuaded the government for the enactment of the Private Security Agency Regulations Act of 2005.
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The woman was sitting alone on one of the platforms of the station, when the three men allegedly forcibly dragged her to an isolated place and forced themselves on her, the police said.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO/For Representative Purposes Only)
The woman was sitting alone on one of the platforms of the station, when the three men allegedly forcibly dragged her to an isolated place and forced themselves on her, the police said.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO/For Representative Purposes Only)

Woman gang raped by 3, hunt on for suspects

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 03:55 AM IST
Police are probing the identity of the men and checking if any of them knew the survivor.
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The man who was killed was identified as Neeraj, and, according to police, he was stabbed 22 times.(HT Archive/FOR REPRESENTATIVE PURPOSES ONLY)
The man who was killed was identified as Neeraj, and, according to police, he was stabbed 22 times.(HT Archive/FOR REPRESENTATIVE PURPOSES ONLY)

Man dies after being stabbed 22 times; three held

UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 02:11 AM IST
The incident took place on Wednesday night around 10pm when Mukesh and Rakesh left the hospital after completing their shift and were accompanied by their friend Neeraj.
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The protesting farmers and leaders held meetings at the four border points – Singhu, Tikri, Ghazipur and Chilla – throughout the day to discuss their next plan of action.With protester numbers swelling, the police also increased their deployment, especially in the wake threats by farmers to block the Delhi-Jaipur highway on Saturday.(PTI Photo)
The protesting farmers and leaders held meetings at the four border points – Singhu, Tikri, Ghazipur and Chilla – throughout the day to discuss their next plan of action.With protester numbers swelling, the police also increased their deployment, especially in the wake threats by farmers to block the Delhi-Jaipur highway on Saturday.(PTI Photo)

Cops get tested for Covid-19 at Singhu

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 02:49 AM IST
On Thursday, the Covid-19 testing of three officers was done at Chilla border after they showed symptoms of the disease.
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French President Emmanuel Macron.(AP)
French President Emmanuel Macron.(AP)

Macron’s U-turn leaves French police chief to take heat over abuse

By Bloomberg | Posted by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2020 10:54 AM IST
The mood on the streets of France has soured since a video was posted on social media last week showing three police officers beating Black music producer Michel Zecler during an arrest.
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Police said the man was stabbed multiple times with an improvised sharp weapon.(HT File Photo)
Police said the man was stabbed multiple times with an improvised sharp weapon.(HT File Photo)

Tihar undertrial stabbed to death after argument over watching TV

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 12:55 AM IST
The prisoner who died was identified as Dilsher, a resident of Jahangirpuri, who was lodged in jail number three and was under trial in a murder case. He was in jail since June 11, 2019.
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Shimla district police personnel challaning tourists for not wearing masks in public places.(HT File Photo)
Shimla district police personnel challaning tourists for not wearing masks in public places.(HT File Photo)

Now, 8-day jail, 5K fine for stepping out without mask in Himachal’s Kangra

By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 01:03 AM IST
Himachal logged 931 new cases, taking the state’s tally to 37,497
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The report revealed that children were victims in 61% of the rape cases in Mumbai in 2019.
The report revealed that children were victims in 61% of the rape cases in Mumbai in 2019.

Rise in crimes against women, children in Mumbai in 2019-2020: Praja Foundation report

By Manish K Pathak and Charul Shah, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 12:38 AM IST
The number of rape cases in Mumbai went up from 728 in 2015-2016 to 904 in 2019-2020 (a 24% increase), according to the city-based Praja Foundation report released on Thursday
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Six men were booked for allegedly assaulting Gurishan Singh (22), son of assistant sub inspector Karamjit Singh of Chandigarh police, in Mohali(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representation)
Six men were booked for allegedly assaulting Gurishan Singh (22), son of assistant sub inspector Karamjit Singh of Chandigarh police, in Mohali(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representation)

6 booked for assault on policeman’s son in Mohali

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mohali, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON NOV 20, 2020 12:45 AM IST
Reason suspected to be rivalry between two men over a woman
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The fine for mask violations has increased from ₹500 to ₹2,000.(Photo: Raj K Raj/HT)
The fine for mask violations has increased from ₹500 to ₹2,000.(Photo: Raj K Raj/HT)

Mask up or get fined: Delhiites say 2,000 penalty is OK, but not sufficient

By Mallika Bhagat | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 19, 2020 07:29 PM IST
Rising cases of Covid-19 in the Capital have raised the fine from 500 to 2,000, for people who are caught without a mask in public places. We ask Delhiites if a higher penalty will be enough of a deterrent.
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People burst fire crackers during 'Diwali' celebrations in New Delhi.(PTI)
People burst fire crackers during 'Diwali' celebrations in New Delhi.(PTI)

Residents claim ban enforcement weak, calls to cops went unheeded

By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 08:55 AM IST
While residents claimed that the police were lax in enforcing the ban, the cops alleged that the locals did not cooperate especially in cases where people bursted crackers from their terrace and balconies.
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On Diwali day and days preceding it, the police registered a total of 1,292 cases and held 926 people. In contrast, last Diwali season, the police had registered 433 cases and arrested 261 people.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
On Diwali day and days preceding it, the police registered a total of 1,292 cases and held 926 people. In contrast, last Diwali season, the police had registered 433 cases and arrested 261 people.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

850 held for flouting curbs, 1.2k cases filed

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 08:53 AM IST
Data provided by the police shows that the number of people booked and held for selling and bursting firecrackers on Diwali night and in the days preceding it far outnumbered cases last year when there was a ban only on non-green firecrackers.
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Police officer Prakash Kumar Karna who has been asked to pay Rs 2.5 lak each to two men falsely implicated in a case by him. (HT Photo)
Police officer Prakash Kumar Karna who has been asked to pay Rs 2.5 lak each to two men falsely implicated in a case by him. (HT Photo)

Odisha rights commission asks cop to pay Rs 5 lakh for filing false case

By Debabrata Mohanty | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 09:07 PM IST
The Commission chairperson Justice BP Das and member Asim Amitabh Dash in their order said continuance of the police official was detrimental to the interest of general public as well as threat to common citizens.
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JJP leader’s son booked for assault, villagers say he flashed gun at them

By Bhavey Nagpal | Hindustan Times/Ambala, Ambala
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 12:27 AM IST
Some villagers of Damohpura in Jagadhari area had gathered on a road to protest against mining where Bhupinder and his friends reportedly had an argument with them in the presence of police officials
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Jammu-based activist lodges complaint against Mehbooba over remarks on Tricolour

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Jammu, Jammu
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 07:51 PM IST
Says will approach court if an FIR is not registered within two days
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The man had flashed, passed indecent remarks and stalked three women and a minor girl on a road in southwest Delhi’s Dwarka between October 17 and 20.(AFP/Getty Images)
The man had flashed, passed indecent remarks and stalked three women and a minor girl on a road in southwest Delhi’s Dwarka between October 17 and 20.(AFP/Getty Images)

S-I dismissed for stalking, harassing women, minor

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2020 02:29 AM IST
A police officer, who wished not to be named, said Grewal was arrested following a week-long investigation during which they scanned CCTV footage from several points in Dwarka and examined more than 100 grey Baleno cars, similar to the one that Grewal was driving at the time of incidents.
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The officer said that when the woman returned home on Sunday morning, the door was still locked and her husband had not returned.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
The officer said that when the woman returned home on Sunday morning, the door was still locked and her husband had not returned.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

18-year-old woman found dead in Delhi’s Tahirpur

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 12:30 AM IST
The matter was reported around noon when Nand Nagri police station received a call informing them about the murder. The police team that reached the spot found the woman’s body in the house.
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Himachal police to maintain separate register for suicide cases

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2020 06:45 PM IST
Now, ‘Register 27’ will be used keep track of suicide cases in the state
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Ahead of Navratri, quick response teams deployed for security of Vaishno Devi pilgrims

By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Hindustan Times/Jammu, Jammu
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 12:50 AM IST
Armed security personnel, policemen and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men will guard the pilgrimage at all hours
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The former IPS officer and his son are suspected to have fled to Nepal by road after the jobs-for-cash scam came to light last month.(Assam Police)
The former IPS officer and his son are suspected to have fled to Nepal by road after the jobs-for-cash scam came to light last month.(Assam Police)

Former IPS officer accused in Assam Police job scam could be hiding in Nepal

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 03:47 PM IST
PK Dutta, who retired as a Deputy inspector General of Police (DIG), has been absconding since September 20, when the Assam government cancelled a written exam to recruit 597 sub-inspectors to the police force after the question paper was leaked.
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Actor Rasika Dugal played the role of police officer, Neeti Singh in Delhi Crime.
Actor Rasika Dugal played the role of police officer, Neeti Singh in Delhi Crime.

Rasika Dugal on Delhi Crime getting an Emmy nomination: I hope it opens up more avenues for me

By Juhi Chakraborty | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2020 02:42 PM IST
That is not all the connection that actor Rasika Dugal has with the International Emmys, she also served as a jury for another region till the semi-final round this year.
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A case of act endangering the life of others, stalking, sexual harassment and criminal intimidation was registered at the Sarita Vihar police station and teams were formed to nab Tomar,” said DCP Meena.(REUTERS (Representative Image))
A case of act endangering the life of others, stalking, sexual harassment and criminal intimidation was registered at the Sarita Vihar police station and teams were formed to nab Tomar,” said DCP Meena.(REUTERS (Representative Image))

Man opens fire at ex-girlfriend’s house in Sarita Vihar to threaten her, arrested

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 11:44 PM IST
The man, identified as Sumit Tomar, was arrested on Tuesday and a country made pistol used in the crime recovered from him, police said.
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The dead man's body. Focus on hand(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The dead man's body. Focus on hand(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Three minor boys detained for stabbing man to death; one man on the run

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 11:21 PM IST
Senior officers said the man often used to snatch money from the juveniles and they stabbed him in retaliation. The three juveniles were apprehended while search is on for the adult male suspect, police said.
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The accused was identified as Neeraj Kumar, of Bibnota village in Ghatt of Doda
The accused was identified as Neeraj Kumar, of Bibnota village in Ghatt of Doda

Man held for impersonating cop in J&K

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Jammu, Jammu
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 01:57 AM IST
The man wanted to be a police officer like his father
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Leader of opposition Mukesh Agnihotri along and other Congress MLAs staging a walkout from the House on Monday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)
Leader of opposition Mukesh Agnihotri along and other Congress MLAs staging a walkout from the House on Monday.(Deepak Sansta / HT)

Himachal monsoon session: Congress walks out of House over police inaction against BJP workers

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 12:02 AM IST
Thakur has been sitting on a dharna at the superintendent of police office in Kullu for the last three days after BJP activists agitated outside his hotel alleging land grab.
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Better equipment, skills and on-the-job training and salaries to match makes for an efficient police force.(HT Photo)
Better equipment, skills and on-the-job training and salaries to match makes for an efficient police force.(HT Photo)

HT Chandigarh Readers’ Take: Equip police with high-tech gear, give them better pay, training

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 10:36 PM IST
Chandigarh police personnel need to be equipped with the latest crime-fighting technology; given reasonable working hours; better salaries, improved skills/academic training in public dealing and the ability to take challenges head-on, say readers
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If Sandeep Singh is able to topple the Rathee group, he will become the first Olympian to head the body.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
If Sandeep Singh is able to topple the Rathee group, he will become the first Olympian to head the body.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Haryana sports minister and former Olympian Sandeep Singh front runner for HOA chief post

By Saurabh Duggal | Hindustan Times/Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2020 12:53 AM IST
Incumbent president former ADGP Rathee, former Indian hockey skipper Sandeep will battle for the post
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