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Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Vibhuti Narain Rai

Vibhuti Narain Rai, a retired IPS officer, is the author of Hashimpura 22 May, a chronicle of the 1987 custodial killings

In polarised times, mob impunity and police helplessness
Tue, Feb 23, 2021

A new unwritten Madhya Pradesh Police manual has emerged, where the police are not supposed to resist the lawbreakers. Rather, it facilitates the thugs by making sufferers leave their houses to take refuge.

Hashimpura’s ghosts
Sat, Nov 03, 2018

High court verdict on the custodial killings provides some consolation. But 30 years on, questions remain

Gained in Translation: Why we must talk of Hashimpura
Sun, May 28, 2017

As events unfolded, we would find out that the PAC, the armed wing of the Uttar Pradesh Police, had picked up dozens of Muslims from Hashimpura