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Hashimpura killings


The Urdu Press: Ayodhya truths

November 02, 2018 1:30 am

Ayodhya, the RSS chief’s Dussehra address and the BJP’s utterances on Ram Mandir have been discussed extensively in the Urdu press.

In light of Hashimpura, recalling PAC, UP’s controversial armed police force

November 02, 2018 12:30 am

UP PAC is one of several State Armed Police Forces who operate in addition to the regular state police, and are equipped to handle severe law and order situations. The ‘anti-Muslim’ narrative around the PAC gained traction after the 1987 Hashimpura killings.

Hashimpura’s scars

November 02, 2018 12:12 am

The convictions three decades after the massacre indicate that justice can be achieved if institutions deliver on their mandate.

Delayed 31 years, Hashimpura justice: 16 cops get life in jail

November 02, 2018 3:14 pm

The High Court directed the convicts to surrender on or before November 22, failing which the Station House Officers concerned will immediately take them into custody for serving the sentence awarded to each.

Open wound

April 02, 2018 12:02 am

The state must revisit the Hashimpura murders in the light of new evidence

Hashimpura killings: Delhi HC seeks UP govt’s response on Swamy plea

April 01, 2016 2:56 am

The trial court had acquitted the policemen on charges of murder and other alleged offences. The bench has listed the next hearing for May 19.

Hashimpura massacre: Eyewitnesses seek protection, Delhi High Court issues notice

October 21, 2015 2:34 am

The bench is in the process of hearing appeals against the acquittal of the PAC personnel, who were allegedly responsible for the murder of 42 Muslim men during communal tensions in Meerut in 1987.

Retd Lt Gen says will write to Chief about Army role in Hashimpura

March 30, 2015 9:16 am

Lt Gen Panag tweeted that he is ashamed and was not aware of the dubious role of the Army.

Then who?

March 24, 2015 12:01 am

After years of judicial delay, no one is guilty of the Hashimpura killings.

1987 Hashimpura massacre: The photographs that stand witness

March 29, 2015 7:35 am

Photojournalist Praveen Jain was in Hashimpura on May 22, 1987, where he saw a PAC and Army crackdown unfold.