Thursday, Dec 02, 2021

Police Reforms

Police Reforms In America After The George Floyd Killing

Apr 30, 2021 Vappala Balachandran

Following the Floyd incident, several states in the US including New York have banned ‘chokeholds’.

Need Police Reforms Or Else The Malaise Will Continue

Mar 27, 2021 P.K. Bhardwaj

What we need to bring in is a cycle of trust and an honest, progressive and positive police department, which delivers services with passion.

Bihar Police Bill Row: 'Govt Enforcing Police Raj', Opposition Parties On Eviction Of MLAs

The opposition leaders alleged that the BJP-JD(U) alliance has pushed through the draconian Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021 that empowers Bihar Police to conduct raids and arrests without warrants.

Bihar Police Bill Row: Tejashwi Yadav, Tej Pratap Taken Into Custody; Women MLAs Forcibly Evicted

Mar 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Water cannons were used to disperse the protesters.

No Means No: Says Pune Cop As Man Approaches Him Seeking Help In Asking Out A Woman

During the live chat, a person approached Gupta and asked him to 'do something' to convince his female friend to accept his love proposal

03 December, 2020

Manipur's Nongpok Sekmai Tops List Of 10 Best-Performing Police Stations


AWPS-Suramangalam in Tamil Nadu's Salem city and Kharsang in Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district are second and third respectively

10 September, 2020

Police Reforms And 'Singham' Activities

Some 'Singham' like activities being performed outside police agencies in Mumbai, in the backdrop of the Sushant Singh Rajput case have negated the Prime Minister's recent appeal to the police force, urging the institution to uphold public trust.

23 August, 2020

Protest Erupts In US City Of Louisiana Over Fatal Police Shooting Of Black Man

Associated Press (AP)

The shooting was captured on video, and the state ACLU condemned what it described as a 'horrific and deadly incident of police violence against a Black person.'

27 June, 2020

'George Floyds Of India': Anger Seethes Over Custodial Death Of Father, Son In Tamil Nadu

Outlook Web Bureau

The death of P Jayaraj and his son Fennix, arrested for violating lockdown norms, has triggered a national furore against police brutality.

27 June, 2020

When The Law Is Equal, How Do Cops Often Get Away With Their Crimes?

Salik Ahmad

The killing of George Floyd by a police officer in the US is still fresh in world consciousness. And yet another ghastly incident of police brutality takes place, in our own southern state of Tamil Nadu. Why don't the cops fear the law?

26 June, 2020

Black Lives Matter: Minneapolis Council Puts Plan In Motion To Abolish Police

Associated Press (AP)

The move comes amid a spate of recent shootings in Minnesota's largest city that have heightened many citizens' concerns about talk of dismantling the department.


03 June, 2020

From USA To France, Police Often Use Chokeholds To Nab 'Non-white' Suspects

Associated Press (AP)

Three days after George Floyd died with a Minneapolis police officer choking off his air, another black man writhed on the tarmac of a street in Paris as a police officer knelt on his neck during an arrest.

30 May, 2020

Fault Lines Of India's Criminal Justice System: Warning Bells And The Way Forward

Joysheel Shrivastava

The criminal justice system is an integral part of the democratic setup. Therefore, it is imperative that comprehensive steps are taken to make the system more effective.

24 May, 2020

Policemen Are Ordinary Citizens. They Should Know Their Boundaries And People The Law

Dinesh Arab

The news media has to do a better job of educating citizens of their rights. The police officers need to know boundaries, and there has to be better counselling of the force and a strict no violence policy, writes Dinesh Arab.

28 March, 2020

'Thought This Would Scare Them To Stay Home': Chennai Police Try Coronavirus Helmet

Outlook Web Bureau

In India, despite the 21-day lockdown declared by the prime minister, many are still seen on the roads, flouting not just the restrictions but also the very purpose of why they were asked to stay home.

16 January, 2020

Tales Of Police Excesses Raise Questions About Their Propriety. Is There A Deeper Rot In Agency?

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

For a force trained to follow orders, even those given with scant regard to the letter of the Constitution, it is perhaps not entirely wrong to blame the political masters for the atrocities the police frequently unleash on those who dare to question government policy.

06 January, 2020

Lies, Biases, Denials: Why Police Do Not Care About Their Image

Salik Ahmad

The violence on Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus on Sunday evening and the alleged police inaction against the perpetrators, who rampaged through the campus and beat students, has once again raised many a question on the police force.


24 June, 2019

UP: Police In Badaun District Point Gun At People During Regular Vehicle Checking -- VIDEO

Outlook Web Bureau

In a video that has gone viral on social media, cops are seen making people hold up their hands at gunpoint while they check their vehicle.

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.


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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh