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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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Somdev Devvarman: Police brutality in India is off the charts. It’s simply a misuse of power.

July 13, 2020 10:40 am

In a video chat with The Indian Express, former tennis player Somdev Devvarman shares his experiences with racism and social injustice in India. The Commonwealth and Asian Games gold medallist from Tripura remembers being called ‘Bahadur’ and ‘Chinese’, and breaking barriers with his racquet. Devvarman also speaks out on police brutality in India, and why athletes don’t raise their voices on social issues.

Four more held in police torture case, witness cop gets protection

July 03, 2020 5:04 am

Following the arrests, the CB-CID altered two FIRs registered in connection with the case. While earlier, the deaths of Jeyaraj and his son Bennix were registered as 'suspicious deaths', murder charges have now been added against the five police personnel.

Perils of police at high speeds spur calls for more reform

June 15, 2020 1:29 pm

Police are more likely to speed through minority neighborhoods, said Gunn’s son, Dwight Gunn, who is a pastor.

'Am I next?' Tennis star Coco Gauff joins chorus of protest after Minneapolis death

May 30, 2020 11:10 am

Coco Gauff’s video also includes a photo of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager whose killing helped spark the “Black Lives Matter” movement

Off-duty Chicago police officer who pinned teen placed on leave

July 01, 2017 11:03 am

A highly viewed Facebook video shows the officer, who was off duty at the time, pinning the 15-year-old to the ground after he and a white minor, who recorded the video, refused his orders to stay off his property

Delhi HC orders CBI probe into Nand Nagri custody death

December 04, 2015 3:15 am

Two witnesses in the case over the death of Nand Nagri resident, Shahnawaz Chaudhary, 35, while being taken to the police station, had not been examined by the SIT.

Belgium in shock over police brutality video

February 23, 2013 10:08 am

Young man who asked for police protection later died after being brutally battered.

Cop ‘gives electric shock’ to MP teen for confession

February 11, 2012 2:45 am

In yet another case of alleged police brutality,a minor boy in Katni was beaten up and given electric shock near his private parts to make him confess a theft

Panel blames dist authorities for Forbesganj firing deaths

June 22, 2011 2:30 am

A National Minority Commission team,which was in Araria to investigate the alleged police brutality on June 3 leading to four deaths.

Mentally ill man beaten by cops in Jhansi

April 28, 2011 12:32 pm

A mentally challenged individual had the bear the brunt of police brutality in Jhansi.