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POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Crime and punishment, Police lines, Alwar lynching, Police Brutality

Police brutality, misconducts, shootings, lynchings: Why no one's policing the Indian cops?

Despite glaring dereliction of duty and alleged 'complicity' with criminals, cops mostly get away with a mild rap on the knuckles.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Police Brutality, Persons with Disability, Differently-abled

Kicking of disabled man by railway police shows how men in uniform misuse power

The latest incident also reveals our scant regard for the dignity of the differently-abled population.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Police Brutality, Tamil cinema, Visaaranai

Visaaranai, India’s official Oscar entry, exposes our horror

Vetri Maaran's film tells us it is high time we challenge how institutionalised violence is kept under cover.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Police Brutality

MP police are beating people on streets and the CM and media are okay with it

Shivraj Singh Chouhan had once told the cops, 'laaton ke bhoot baton se nahi maante'.

POLITICS

 |  An American in Mumbai  |  4-minute read
American Police, Eric Casebolt, McKinney, Police Brutality

Why American cops are going out of control

The many instance of brutality by the police are an indicator of a systemic problem in the US.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Delhi Police, Police Brutality, Delhi Golf Links incident

Why a woman taking on a Delhi cop reflects a changing India

If fear of authority was the key that kept us in our place, that key has now eroded. We need another, a new set of beliefs. Where are they?

POLITICS

 |  1-minute read
Police Brutality, Women Safety

Delhi traffic cop attacks woman with brick. Video goes viral

An argument with the policeman at Delhi's Golf Links took an ugly turn when he hit the commuter, who was travelling with her child.

POLITICS

 |  Court Marshal  |  3-minute read
Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Police Brutality

Andhra and Telangana encounters: Police must control their guns

The use of force while arresting may be justified but to specifically allow causing of death without providing guidelines is clearly wrong.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |  6-minute read
Warangal Encounter, Police Brutality, Telangana, Chittoor Encounter

Andhra and Telangana encounters: How police gets away with murder

What links the two killings is the supreme impunity with immunity which classically defines the police encounter.

Ferguson, United States, South Carolina, Police Brutality

Video of white cop shooting man goes viral, sparks racial tensions

[Footage contains graphic content] A South Carolina city patrolman is shown firing eight times as 50-year-old Walter Lamer Scott tries to flee. The altercation took place when he was pulled over at a traffic stop.