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Flip-flop on Section 144 in Gautam Budh Nagar

April 06, 2020 2:39 am

Sources said the administration's initial order was not in line with CM's directives which stated that the lockdown will be lifted as per schedule. Till Sunday evening, 58 positive cases were reported in Gautam Budh Nagar. 

Delhi borders sealed: IDs for essential staff, curfew passes for rest

March 24, 2020 8:21 am

This was done after police observed that execution of prohibitory orders in the capital was “not up to the mark”.

Ahmedabad: 40 people booked for defying section 144 during Janata Curfew

March 24, 2020 1:12 am

According to Ahmedabad city police, around 25 men and 15 women along with children were seen as part of a procession on the road near Raipur police chowki in Khadia area of old city Ahmedabad around 5 pm on Sunday.

Coronavirus: Sec 144 imposed in major cities of Gujarat; state gears up for shutdown in ‘total support’ of Janata Curfew

March 21, 2020 1:13 am

More being tested, stricter home quarantining measures in place; Govt announces precautionary measures until March 29

Delhi violence: Total 123 FIR registered, 630 people arrested

February 28, 2020 10:47 pm

Delhi Violence: S N Shrivastava was appointed as the new Delhi police commissioner on Friday. The death toll in the communal violence rose to 42 today.

DM imposes Section 144 in North Goa citing 'terror threat', police say 'no such intel'

February 13, 2020 3:23 pm

While Goa Police admitted it was a routine order, the confusion they said was on the “first few lines” as there was “no valuable input on intelligence threat with us at this stage”.

Certain prayers on section 144 need to be heard: Gujarat HC

January 23, 2020 2:28 am

A draft amendment was introduced by the petitioners on Wednesday, mentioning three recent orders issued in Ahmedabad city by police commissioner Ashish Bhatia.

SC underlines restrictions on use of Sec 144. What is this law, and how is it used?

January 10, 2020 3:16 pm

Section 144 CrPC, a law retained from the colonial era, empowers a district magistrate, a sub-divisional magistrate or any other executive magistrate specially empowered by the state government in this behalf to issue orders to prevent and address urgent cases of apprehended danger or nuisance.

Sec 144 order in Mewat in public interest, court no expert to assess situation: Punjab and Haryana HC

January 07, 2020 1:12 pm

The PIL filed by advocate Mohammad Arshad contended the Mewat Additional District Magistrate has passed the order without identifying any imminent threat to public order and it violates the fundamental rights guaranteed under Article 19 as it makes any gathering an offence in the district.

Karnataka HC slams govt: ‘You will ban each protest? Can’t an author speak up?’

December 21, 2019 9:30 am

The Karnataka HC has also directed the Advocate General (AG) to check whether the police had initially granted permission for staging protests but later revoked it after imposing section 144. The AG was asked to submit his reply at 4 pm today.

SECTION 144 VIDEOS

Hooda blames BJP for Jat quota row in Haryana

February 19, 2016 5:59 am

Rohtak, Feb 19 (ANI): Lashing out at the state government, former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda blamed BJP leaders for the Jat quota row in the state. He accused the ruling party of having no stand on the issue. He said his government gave an ideal reservation to everyone and people were satisfied with his government. At least 15 people were injured in Rohtak yesterday when a protest turned violent, forcing the administration to impose Section 144 and block internet services.