Bihar police says ex-minister Manju Verma untraceable; SC expresses shock

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday said it was “quite shocked” that the Bihar police was unable to trace and arrest former state minister Manju Verma, who had stepped down from the cabinet in the wake of the Muzaffarpur shelter home scandal, in a case related to alleged recovery of illegal ammunition from her. A bench […]

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SC rejects plea alleging atrocities by police

The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea by a Bihar resident, who has claimed atrocities by police and alleging that he was branded a terrorist or naxalite and his mobile phone put on surveillance. The apex court rejected his appeal against the order of the Patna High Court in November last year observing that the […]

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SC rejects magistrate’s report in Tarn Taran incident

The magisterial probe has been rejected by the Supreme court of India here in New Delhi of the Tarn Taran incident in which a girl was beaten up by Punjab Police saying it does not have the value more that of a “scrap paper”. A bench of justices G S Singhvi and Kurien Joseph said that […]

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SC raps Bihar, Punjab govts for police excesses

The Bihar and Punjab governments has been slammed by the Supreme court of India for recent incidents of police excesses saying the beating up of innocent and unarmed people was “animal behaviour” and issued notices to the Centre and all states on the issue of implementation of its direction on police reforms. Taking strong view of […]

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SC seeks explanation from Punjab, Bihar

Taking strong exception of recent incidents of police beating protesting contractual teachers in Bihar and a girl in Tarn Taran in Punjab, the Supreme Court today sought explanation from the two states on the conduct of police personnel. Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports, a bench of justices G S Singhvi and Ranjana Prakash […]

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SC seeks explanation from Punjab, Bihar on police brutality

Taking strong exception to recent incidents of police beating protesting contractual teachers in Bihar and a girl in Tarn Taran in Punjab, the Supreme Court sought explanation from the two states on the conduct of police personnel. Taking suo motu cognisance of media reports, a bench of justices G S Singhvi and Ranjana Prakash Desai […]

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