30 January 2023


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IPR Toolkit launched by Central Government for Law Enforcement Agencies(04.01.2017)

In a major step towards high-tech investigations in India, the Union Commerce and Industry Minister launched an Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Enf.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Cabinet approves MoU on Upgradation of the Women's Police Training Centre at Yamethin, Myanmar(04.10.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) betwe.....

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Cabinet approves bilateral MoU between India and Afghanistan on Technical Cooperation on Police Training and Development(27.09.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for signing an MoU between India and Afghanistan on Technic.....

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SOPs to not scare away the Good Samaritan(21.01.2016)

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified Standard Operating Procedures for the examination of Good Samaritans by the police. The instr.....

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International Cases

If Police Cannot Lawfully Arrest and Detain a Person for a Relatively Short Time, Ability of Police to Perform their Duty Would be Severely Hampered(15.02.2017)

Four appellants were part of a larger group of claimants, but it was agreed before the Court of Appeal that their cases should be treated as test case.....

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Judgments

Question of sanction can be raised at time of framing of charges(25.04.2016)

Central government sanction against policemen is not required if prosecution is able to prove its case of them having partaken in a fake encounter.

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Once the election process has been set in motion, the Court ought not to interfere(09.04.2018)

By the present writ petition filed under Article 32 of the Constitution of India, the Petitioner seeks a writ of mandamus to direct the West Bengal St.....

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Petition for police protection under Section 482 of CrPC is not maintainable(11.01.2021)

The Petitioner Company was running a Factory at Ranipet and it had employed nearly 146 persons to carry on with its operations. Certain demands were r.....

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Courts should render all aid to the aggrieved party to enable him to derive the full benefits of the order(28.07.2015)

The High Court held that the jurisdiction of the Civil Court did not need to be invoked in order to enforce its order. In a matter where Deccan Chroni.....

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RTI is beneficial legislation cannot be used to harass(24.11.2015)

The Delhi High Court rejected claims of a Petitioner claiming willful non-compliance by the police in not providing him information under the Right to.....

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Police constables has right to bring proceedings before Employment Tribunals in order to challenge discrimination by chief officers and responsible officers(25.10.2017)

Present appeal concerns the directly effective right of police officers under EU law to have the principle of equal treatment applied to them. The que.....

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Compensation for youth tortured in police custody(21.09.2015)

In a case where the police illegally detained and tortured a young man who had applied for a position as a constable in the Indo-Tibetan Border Police.....

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No bar on Police Chief to appoint officer for investigation outside territorial jurisdiction(04.03.2016)

The State Police Chief or Director General of Police is empowered to appoint a superior officer to investigate a crime case registered outside the ter.....

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Detaining suspect illegally outside ‘official duties’ of police(05.07.2016)

Police officials cannot be said to be acting “in the discharge of official duties” when they illegally detain a suspect longer than is claimed by them.....

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No automatic grant of interim stay in appeal against externment(14.06.2016)

Courts cannot grant interim stay in instances of appeal against an externment order under the Bombay Police Act 1951 as a matter of policy, a full ben.....

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SC’s rancour over police’s disregard for individual liberty(03.06.2016)

Two women were awarded Rs. 5 lakhs each as compensation for humiliating and insensitive behaviour by the police. The Supreme Court admonished the Cybe.....

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News

J&K High Court Directs Police to File Chargesheet in Sadrakote Massacre, 19 years After the Incident(18.11.2015)

J&K High Court upon a petition filed by victim families, seeking conclusion in investigation into the case, has asked police to file chargesheet in mu.....

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Bombay HC Irks Over Retired Policemen Getting Government Houses(20.11.2015)

Bombay High Court has irked over Government decision to allot tenements on ownership basis to retired and serving policemen at city's BDD chawls. The .....

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Delhi HC Seeks Details of Missing Children(23.11.2015)

Delhi High Court has directed police to give details of the number of children reported missing in the past four years and the present status of these.....

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Bombay High Court Orders to Re-Unite A Hindu Husband with His Muslim Wife(23.11.2015)

Bombay High Court on plea of a Hindu husband whose wife was reportedly kept captive in Gujarat by her relatives since July following opposition to her.....

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Bombay HC to Police: Follow Court’s Order and Remove Illegal Loudspeakers from Religious Structures(24.11.2015)

Bombay High Court while hearing a public interest litigation filed by Navi Mumbai resident Santosh Pachalag, raising issue of "illegal use of loudspea.....

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Madras High Court: Police Complaints Authority not Authorized to Issue Directions to Register FIR(31.07.2019)

Madras High Court has ruled that the Police Complaints Authority was not authorized to issue directions to police for registration of FIR or further i.....

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Delhi HC Raps Traffic Police and Asks Why Hide Behind Trees to Challan Violators(30.11.2015)

Delhi High Court has rapped City Traffic Police and asked why traffic police personnel “hide behind trees” to challan traffic violators instead of sta.....

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Rajasthan HC Directs DGP to Monitor Investigation in 18cr Land Case(02.12.2015)

Rajasthan High Court has directed Director General of Police (DGP) Manoj Bhatt to monitor investigation into a cheating case involving Rs 18 crore in .....

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Bombay High Court Summons NMC Chief, Commissioner of Police over Allowing Pandals(04.12.2015)

Bombay High Court has summoned Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) Chief and Commissioner of Police to give explanation of why they permitted illegal p.....

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Bombay HC Irks Over Mumbai Police for Misusing Law(07.12.2015)

Bombay HC has rapped Mumbai police while hearing case of a Fort resident against whom the MRA Marg police had invoked chapter proceedings in petty off.....

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Delhi Cab Driver Arrested for Trying to Abduct Woman Judge(29.11.2017)

Delhi Cab Driver Arrested for Trying to Abduct Woman Judge

Tags : The judge, in her complaint, told the police that instead of taking her to the Karkardooma Court, the driver started driving towards Hapur on the NH-24 on Monday, police said.

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FIR Against PVR's Directors, Promoters for Cheating, Forgery(29.11.2017)

FIR Against PVR's Directors, Promoters for Cheating, Forgery

Tags : The case came to light when Elan Group filed a complaint in the court, which on November 17 directed the local police to register an FIR against Chairman and Managing Director of PVR Limited Ajay Bijli, and directors Niharika Bijli, Sanjeev Kumar Bijli and others.

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Delhi High Court Directs Govt to Set Up Police Booths with Least Possible Hindrance to Public(22.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed that police booths should be constructed with least possible hindrance to public at large and basic facilities be provid.....

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SC Stays 2014 Amendment of Maharashtra Police Act Banning Dance Performances at Bars(15.10.2015)

Supreme Court has stayed a 2014 amendment of Maharashtra Police Act banning dance performances in various places including bars in the state. The cour.....

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Bombay HC: Police Can take Suo Moto Action Against Builders(20.10.2015)

Bombay HC while raising concerns over illegal constructions in Navi Mumbai, has said that Navi Mumbai Police should take suo moto cognizance and file .....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea of Eyewitnesses Seeking Protection in Hashimpura Massacre(21.10.2015)

Delhi High Court has served notice to UP Police and the 16 UP PAC personnel accused of involvement in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre on a plea filed by .....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Slams Police over Failure to Manage Traffic(26.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while taking note of Ludhiana’s failure to steer clear of traffic snarls and violations, has directed Ludhiana Additiona.....

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Bombay HC Grants Bail in Sakinaka Police Station Rape Case(27.10.2015)

Bombay High Court has granted bail to one of the accused in Sakinaka police station rape case, in which a model was allegedly kidnapped and raped, Rs .....

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Bombay High Court Criticizes Goa Police for Posing with Mother Accused of Abandoning her New-Born(11.09.2019)

Bombay High Court has heavily criticized some of the police officials of the Goa Police for posing in front of the media with a mother arrested for al.....

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Bombay HC Asks State to Disclose State-Wise List of People with Police Protection(24.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has criticized Maharashtra Government for failing to take effective steps to recover government dues from people, to whom police pro.....

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Allahabad High Court Asks if CCTV Cameras are Installed in Uttar Pradesh Police Stations(05.11.2018)

Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh Government if it has installed CCTV cameras to monitor police stations in the state and how personnel.....

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Delhi HC Orders Government to review Cadre Restructuring of Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force(08.09.2020)

Delhi High Court has passed an order directing the Government to review its cadre restructuring exercise pertaining to the General Duty Cadre and the .....

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P&H HC: Submit FIR Details Against All Serving Police Officers in the State(14.09.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked for details of the First Information Reports registered against all serving police officers in the State of Pu.....

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AP HC: Registration of Crime by Police Without Material Allegation May Lead to Anarchy(14.09.2020)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has observed that the registration of a crime without any material allegation to constitute cognizable offence, and harassin.....

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Madras HC: Conduct of Police Personnel in Holding Demonstrations Similar to Strike(16.09.2020)

Madras High Court has ruled that the conduct of the police personnel in holding a demonstration before the Office of the Police Commissioner, raising .....

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NGT Orders Delhi Police to Submit Alternative Routes for Trucks in Two Days(01.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Delhi Police to submit plans to create alternative routes for heavy polluting vehicles within two days.

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Bombay High Court Slams Police over Allowing Ganpati Processions on Private Land(08.09.2015)

Bombay High Court has ordered police to inform by next Monday, whether it was empowered to permit a Ganesh immersion procession on private land mainta.....

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Gujarat High Court Orders Police to Register FIRs on Police Atrocities During Patel Quota Agitation(08.09.2015)

Gujarat High Court has ordered officials of two police stations to file FIRs of police atrocities on local residents on August 25 and August 26 during.....

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Madras High Court Seeks Status Report on Investigation in Child Rape Case(09.09.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered Theni Police to submit status report on investigation conducted by them on complaint of a 13-year-old girl, who got enro.....

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NGT Slams Delhi Police on Failure to Submit Complete Details on Route Plan(09.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed Delhi Police for not providing complete details on alternate routes for commercial vehicles passing through .....

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Delhi High Court: Non-Joining of Public Witnesses Not Sufficient to Doubt Police Witnesses(22.07.2019)

Delhi High Court has ruled that merely non-joining of any public witness at the time of recovery of weapons does not raise doubt as to the truthfulnes.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL for Action Against Alleged Police Atrocities During Lockdown(16.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation filed by an advocate seeking directions to concerned Station House Officers to registe.....

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NGT Orders Municipal Corporations and Traffic Police to Make Action Plan to Control Noise Pollution(28.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the three municipal corporations and traffic police to make an action plan to control noise pollution in Panch.....

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Delhi HC Takes a Look of Current Garbage Disposal Problem, along with National Green Tribunal (NGT)(29.10.2015)

Delhi HC along with NGT while taking note of current garbage disposal problem in Delhi, as safai karamcharis have been on strike for their arrears, ha.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Orders Re-Investigation of Boy ‘Hanged’ by Upper Caste Patidars(29.10.2015)

Madhya Pradesh HC has directed police to re-investigate death of a minor tribal boy who was allegedly killed by an upper caste vigilante group for pla.....

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Kerala High Court Seeks Police Report on ‘torture’ at Yoga Centre(27.09.2017)

Kerala High Court has asked police to furnish a probe report on the alleged torture of a woman at a yoga centre near Kochi, which has been engaged in .....

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Bombay High Court Directs State Government to Submit Details on Police Vacancies(06.08.2019)

Bombay High Court has issued a notice to the State Government seeking details of the current strength and vacancies in the State police.

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Madras HC Grants Police Protection to Queer Woman Harassed by Family Members(07.07.2021)

Madras High Court has granted police protection to a queer woman belonging to the LGBTQIA+ community alleging harassment by her family members after d.....

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SC Rejects Drunk Delhi Policeman Petition Seeking Compensation(01.04.2016)

SC has rejected petition of Delhi Police Head Constable Salim PK seeking compensation for his wrong portrayal in a video that went viral on social med.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Centre's Reply on Plea for Guidelines on Police Probe Procedure(26.03.2018)

Delhi High Court has sought the Centre's reply on a plea seeking proper guidelines for the procedure of investigation to be followed by the police whe.....

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Bombay High Court Raps Mumbai Police for Summoning Child Witness to Police Station(29.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has castigated the city police for summoning repeatedly a child witness to the police station for recording his statement in a case .....

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Delhi Court Seeks Report on Jamia Millia Police Brutality(23.01.2020)

Delhi Court has asked Jamia Nagar Police Station to file an action taken report on a complaint filed by Jamia Millia Islamia alleging unauthorized ent.....

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Allahabad HC Asks UP Government to Submit Report on Allegations of Police Atrocities(28.01.2020)

Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh Government to submit a report on allegations of police atrocities against anti-Citizenship Amendment .....

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Allahabad High Court Issues Notice on PUCL's Plea Seeking Establishment of Fast-Track Police Courts(14.12.2021)

Allahabad High Court has sought reply of the Uttar Pradesh Government, Union Government, and others on a plea filed by People's Union For Civil Libert.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Status Report of Investigation Before Feb. 25 on Death of 2 Students in School(10.02.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi to submit detailed status report of investigation and post-mortem report before February 25 .....

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Supreme Court: Job Can Be Denied Despite Acquittal to Police Aspirants With Criminal Antecedents(09.01.2018)

Supreme Court has upheld rejection of candidature of Police aspirants on the ground that they had criminal antecedents, despite the fact that they had.....

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Uttarakhand High Court Asks State Government to Abolish Revenue Police System(15.01.2018)

Uttarakhand High Court has ordered the State Government to abolish the “century old practice” of revenue police system which is unique to the hill are.....

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Uttarakhand HC Orders Abolishment of Revenue Police System In 6 Months(16.01.2018)

Uttarakhand High Court has directed the state government to abolish within six months the Revenue Police System in vogue in many parts of the hilly st.....

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Delhi High Court Junks Plea to Replace Delhi Police with Another Security Force in Courts(19.11.2019)

Delhi High Court has declined to entertain a plea by two lawyers seeking to replace the police with some other security force in the courts here in vi.....

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Madras HC Rejects Rajesh Das's Challenge to Trial Court Jurisdiction in Sexual Harassment Case(29.10.2021)

Madras High Court has dismissed a plea by suspended Special Director General of Police (DGP) Rajesh Das challenging the jurisdictional competence of t.....

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SC Denies to Take Plea Seeking Inquiry Against Mumbai Police(14.03.2016)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea seeking inquiry against Mumbai Police based on statements made by Ex-Union Home Secretary RK Singh alleg.....

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Madras HC: Dismissed Policemen Can’t Posses Quarters(15.03.2016)

Madras HC has held that policemen dismissed from service following disciplinary proceedings initiated against them have no right to squat on residenti.....

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Gujarat HC Sets Deadline for Installation of CCTVs at Police Stations(18.03.2016)

Gujarat HC has directed State Home Department to complete installation of CCTV cameras at police stations across the State by March 31.

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Karnataka High Court to AG: Ask Govt Why Students were Taken to Police Stations(20.12.2019)

Karnataka High Court has said it will check the legality of the prohibitory orders implemented from December 19 to 21 while it rapped the State Govern.....

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Mumbai Court Allows Police's Plea To Declare Param Bir Singh "Absconder"(18.11.2021)

Metropolitan Magistrate Court in Mumbai has issued a proclamation against "absconding" accused Param Bir Singh, former Mumbai police commissioner and .....

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Supreme Court Issues Notice on CBI's Plea Challenging Anticipatory Bail Granted to Police Officials(22.11.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a petition filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation challenging the anticipatory bail granted by the Kerala Hig.....

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Madras HC: Litigants Can’t Approach the High Court Directly if Police Fail to Act on Their Complaints(28.09.2016)

Madras HC has ruled that litigants can no longer approach the High Court directly if police refuse to act upon their complaints, before exploiting the.....

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Gujarat HC Notices State Government over Petition Seeking Thangadh Police Investigation Report(05.10.2016)

Gujarat HC has issued notice to State Government on a petition filed by father of one of three Dalit youths killed in Thangadh police firing in 2012 s.....

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Supreme Court Asks Maharashtra Police to Present ‘Best Evidence’ Against Arrested Activists(20.09.2018)

SC has demanded that Maharashtra police present their “best evidence” against five arrested activists who have moved court against their “random” arre.....

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Kerala High Court Demands Status Report on Police Investigation on Missing CPM Worker(04.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has sought a statement from the respondents on the stage of investigation in the habeas corpus plea moved by a CPM worker's wife all.....

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NHRC Issues Show Cause Notice to Commissioner of Delhi Police Against Illegal Arrest(07.01.2022)

National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Commissioner of Police, Delhi, as to why compensation of Rs. 1,00,000/- should not be give.....

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Gauhati HC Asks Assam Government to File Affidavit on Police Encounters in BJP Rule(12.01.2022)

Gauhati High Court has asked the Assam government to file a detailed affidavit on the police encounters that have been taking place since BJP returned.....

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NGT Directs Delhi Government, Police to Impound Diesel Four Wheelers in National Capital(29.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Delhi Government and Delhi Police to impound four wheelers running on diesel in Capital under Environment P.....

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Bombay HC Directs State to Complete Installations of CCTV Cameras in Lock-ups, Police Cabins(01.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has expressed displeasure over CCTV cameras not being installed in lock-ups and cabins of police officers, despite previous Court or.....

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Bombay HC Directs State Government to Make SPCA Functional Within Two Weeks(02.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that State Police Complaints Authority (SPCA) should start functioning in two weeks.

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Punjab & Haryana HC Seeks DGP’s Report over Witness Protection in Jat Agitation Case(05.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) to file an affidavit about steps taken to protect witnesses relate.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC Sends Panel Name for PCA Chairman Post(05.12.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has sent a panel of three retired judges for post of Chairman of Police Complaint Authority (PCA), which has been lying .....

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Delhi HC Orders Action Against Delhi Police Personnel for not Wearing Masks/Helmets(01.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Police to take action against its officials who are found not following Covid-19 masking policy and violating .....

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Delhi HC: Police Post Not a Place Where Public Servants Are To Be Attacked With Fire Arms(06.06.2022)

Delhi High Court while denying bail to a man accused of attacking a Police Post and firing at the police officials from an illegal weapon has held tha.....

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Bombay HC: Police Officers, Advocates Should Not Fight with Each Other(28.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has observed that it can’t be forgotten that Advocates, Police Officers, Public Prosecutors and Courts are stake holders in criminal.....

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Delhi High Court Asks Cops to Put CCTVs in Vulnerable Areas in 1 year(21.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Police to ensure that CCTV cameras are procured and installed in the 44 vulnerable areas within one year as agains.....

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Delhi High Court Asks Cops to Put CCTVs in Vulnerable Areas in 1 year(21.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Police to ensure that CCTV cameras are procured and installed in the 44 vulnerable areas within one year as agains.....

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P&H HC Asks for Details on FIRs Registered Against Serving Police Officers(30.10.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked for details of the First Information Reports registered against the serving police officers of all ranks in th.....

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SC: Police Presence During Test Identification Makes Statements Fall Within Ban of S. 162 CrPC(30.10.2020)

Supreme Court has held that when the Test identification parades are held in police presence, the resultant communications tantamount to statements ma.....

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SC Expressed Concern Over Man Arrested in Maharashtra Despite Interim Protection Granted by SC(05.07.2022)

Supreme Court has disapproved the act of Maharashtra police obtaining a non-bailable warrant against a man and the order of the Magistrate sending him.....

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Madras HC Directs ADGP to Consider Transferring Policeman on Heath Grounds(21.10.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) to consider a plea made by a policeman suffering from Guillain Barre Syndr.....

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Delhi HC Directs Traffic Police, ED to Impound E-Rickshaws without Registration(26.10.2016)

Delhi High Court has directed Traffic Police and Enforcement Department (ED) of Delhi government to impound or seize all e-rickshaws plying in Nationa.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking 8 Hours Shift in Police Force with Weekly Offs(25.08.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to Union Territory of Chandigarh, State of Punjab and State of Haryana in a special leave Petition seeking introductio.....

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Allahabad HC Quashes FIR Against Siddharth Varadarajan & Ismat Ara Over "The Wire" Report(26.05.2022)

Allahabad High Court has quashed the FIR registered against The Wire's founding editor Siddharth Varadarajan and reporter Ismat Ara over a report on t.....

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SC: Police Should not Abuse Sex Workers, Media Should not Publish Their Pictures(26.05.2022)

Supreme Court has directed that the police should treat sex workers with dignity and should not abuse them, verbally or physically. The Court also dir.....

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Kerala HC to Police: Take Actions Against Rally Organizers for Provocative Slogans by Children(27.05.2022)

Kerala High Court while directing the police to take appropriate actions against the rally organizers, has observed that rally organisers are equally .....

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Bombay High Court Directs State to Initiate Steps to Combat Corruption in Traffic Police Department(30.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State Government to take steps to fight corruption in Traffic Police Department, including setting up a helpline for publi.....

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Supreme Court Upholds Patna High Court's Order on Recruitment of SIs(08.04.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld a judgment of Patna High Court allowing Bihar Police Sub-ordinate Service Commission to go ahead with recruitment process of .....

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Supreme Court Upholds Patna High Court's Order on Recruitment of SIs(08.04.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld a recent judgment of Patna High Court allowing Bihar Police Sub-ordinate Service Commission to go ahead with recruitment proc.....

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Supreme Court Issues Directions for Installation of CCTVs in All Police Stations(05.03.2021)

Supreme Court has issued strict directions to States and Union Territories to implement its December 2020 directions to install CCTVs in all police st.....

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Allahabad HC Directs Filing of Steps Taken for Construction of Toilets in Police Stations(09.03.2021)

Allahabad High Court has told the Home Secretary of the Uttar Pradesh Government to file an affidavit in respect of steps taken for construction of la.....

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J&K&L HC: Successful Prosecution is Based Upon Quality of Investigation, Not Length of Custody(05.12.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has observed that a successful prosecution of a criminal case in a court of law is based upon quality of polic.....

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Delhi HC: Police Can't Transfer FIR Citing Jurisdiction After Magistrate's Order U/S 156(3) CrPC(09.12.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that once he order has been passed by the magistrate under Section 156(3) of CrPC directing investigation, it is not open to.....

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Madras HC Directs Implementation of Abolition of Orderlies System in Police(26.07.2022)

Madras High Court has directed the Principal Secretary to Government, Home Department to take immediate steps to remove uniformed officers serving as .....

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Kerala HC: Police Officers Entitled to Use Necessary Force to Arrest Fleeing Accused(27.07.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that police officers are entitled to use necessary force to arrest an accused while discharging their official duty, mostly.....

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Madras HC to Police: Register Case for Fraudulent Appointment in Panchayat Office(28.07.2022)

Madras High Court has directed the jurisdictional police to register a criminal case and proceed according to the law in the matter pertaining to frau.....

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Kerala HC Orders Action Against Traffic Police Officers Found Using Mobile Phones on Duty(03.08.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed the Police Commissioner of Kochi to take action against traffic police officers who were found using mobile phones whil.....

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Madras HC: False Statements Before Criminal Court to Protect Fellow Officer Amounts To Misconduct(04.08.2022)

Madras High Court while upholding the disciplinary action against a police official has held that police officials making false or incorrect statement.....

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MAT to State: Make Clear Policy for Transgender Persons in Police Department Within Six Months(04.08.2022)

Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal (MAT) has directed the State Government to take a policy decision for the post of "other genders" like transgender.....

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Madras HC Turns Down Cops Plea to Have Lawyer During Disciplinary Probe(18.01.2017)

Madras High Court has rejected a Police Inspector’s Plea to permit him to have an advocate represent him in departmental inquiry in a case of robbery .....

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Supreme Court Seeks Status Report on Vacancies in Police Services(24.01.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Home Secretaries of all states to file affidavits giving details of vacancies in police services at all levels.

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Bombay HC Seeks Status of CCTV Cameras at Police Stations(18.02.2019)

Bombay High Court has asked state government to spell out progress in implementing its orders to install CCTV cameras at all police stations to preven.....

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Madras HC: Trial Where Police Officers are Accused Must be Transferred to Nearby District(08.02.2021)

Madras High Court has ruled that to ensure a fair trial in criminal cases and sessions cases where police officers or uniformed services personnel are.....

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Kerala High Court Orders State Government to Establish Campus Police Units(11.02.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the State Government to set up campus police units to conduct regular checking inside the educational institutions and .....

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SC Declines PIL Seeking Directions to Police to Follow 'Arnesh Kumar' Guidelines for Arrest(12.02.2021)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition which sought directions to ensure that police strictly followed the.....

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Patna HC Slams Bihar Police for Demolishing a Woman's House(05.12.2022)

Patna High Court while slamming Bihar Police for demolishing a woman's house allegedly at the instance of a land mafia, expressed its anguish over the.....

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Delhi High Court Grants Two Days' Relief to Somnath Bharti(16.09.2015)

Delhi HC has directed Delhi Police to file status report by Thursday and not to take any "coercive step" against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Somnath .....

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Gujarat HC Orders Registration of Separate FIRs in Alleged Police Atrocity Cases(16.09.2015)

Gujarat High Court has ordered filing of FIRs in three separate cases of alleged police atrocity during violence that had erupted over Patel quota agi.....

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SC Summons Top Cops of UP over UP Khap Diktat(16.09.2015)

Supreme Court has summoned top police officers of Baghpat district of Uttar Pradesh where a 'khap' panchayat allegedly ordered two Dalit girls to be r.....

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MP High Court Directs Action Against Policeman who Beat Up Lawyer in Pandarinath(23.09.2015)

MP High Court while taking a petition seeking immediate action against policemen who thrashed a lawyer during violence in Pandarinath area, has direct.....

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Delhi HC Asks Centre to Decide on CRPF Plea on Promotions(06.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to decide on a plea by a group of officers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) upon their stated grievanc.....

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CIC Slams JKP on Refusal to Give Info About SOPs(18.08.2015)

Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) GR Sufi has directed Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) to reveal information, slamming forces over refusal to disclo.....

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Madras High Court Directs Traffic Police to Explain Rule Regarding Wearing Helmets(05.06.2019)

Madras High Court has directed the Joint Commissioner of Police and the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Traffic, to appear before it to explain the imp.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Issues Notice to Chandigarh Police over Petition Alleging ‘Custodial Torture’(14.10.2015)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued a notice of motion to Chandigarh Police on a petition by a Dera Bassi resident alleging that he was brutally .....

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Bombay High Court Asks 'Are Transfers Adequate for Erring Traffic Cops?'(03.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked senior traffic police officials to discuss and inform the court if transferring officers, who take bribes from motorists, .....

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Madras High Court Orders Police to Stop Accepting Gifts, Bouquets and Rewards(08.07.2019)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu police chief to issue a circular within six weeks to all police officers in the State to enforce rules o.....

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Patna HC Directs Government to Check on Brutality of Police in Enforcing Lockdown(27.05.2021)

Patna High Court has directed the Bihar Government to check the purported illegality and brutality exhibited by the police in enforcing the lockdown. .....

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Calcutta High Court Questions Appointment Criteria of Civic Police Volunteers(08.03.2017)

Calcutta High Court has questioned criteria for appointing 1.30 lakh civic police volunteers by West Bengal Government, wondering how 1,351 candidates.....

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CIVIL - Delhi HC Slams State Traffic Police for Not Doing Job Properly(06.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has chided Delhi Traffic Police for deploying cops who ignore violations and instead are busy chatting and asked the special CP in ch.....

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Telangana HC: Police Cannot Visit Residence of ‘Rowdy Sheeter’ During Late Night Hours(25.01.2021)

Telangana High Court has held that Police cannot visit the residence of a 'Rowdy Sheeter' during late night hours as it amounts to intruding into his .....

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Delhi HC Asks Centre, Police To Respond To PIL Seeking Better Treatment Of Cows(17.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has sought a reply from the Centre and Delhi Police in a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking remedial steps for treatment of lum.....

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Kerala HC: Superior Officers Will Be Personally Responsible for Overlooking Misdemeanor(28.10.2022)

Kerala High Court while observing that it is not merely sufficient that State Police Chief issues circulars, has issued a warning that if superior aut.....

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Delhi HC Requests Division Bench to Decide Petitions Against Police Atrocities At Early Date(28.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has requested division bench to decide at an early date petitions concerning allegations of police atrocities in Jamia Millia Islamia.....

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Supreme Court Notices Six States Over Vacancies in Police Force(17.04.2017)

Supreme Court took strong note of huge vacancy in police force in six states, including Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, and asked their Home Secretaries to e.....

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Bombay High Court Notices State Over 'Police Complaint Authority' at State, District Level(18.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State Government to file an affidavit with details of Police Complaint Authority that needs to be set up at State and Dist.....

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Supreme Court: Fill 1.5 Lakh Vacant Posts in UP Police by 2021(25.04.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Uttar Pradesh Government to fill over 1.5 lakh police vacancies in State in fours years, saying filling up of posts will he.....

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SC: 'Admission' Made by Accused to Police Officer Before Commencement of Investigation Admissible(25.04.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that a statement made by the accused to a police officer before the investigation commences, is admissible in evidence, if .....

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Police Attack on Howrah Lawyers: Court Premises are to be Insulated from All Intrusions: Calcutta HC(30.04.2019)

Calcutta High Court has taken suo motu cognizance of the brutal police assault on lawyers in Howrah n Court premise and also observed that Court premi.....

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Dehi HC Seeks Report from Delhi Govt., Police and PWD over Boy's Death Due to Felling into an Sewer(24.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to Delhi Government, police and Public Works Department (PWD) while taking suo moto cognizance of the death of a sc.....

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Gauhati HC Denies Bail to Former DIG for Leaking State Police Recruitment Examination Paper(28.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has rejected the bail pleas filed by three primary accused persons including a Retired Deputy Inspector General of Assam Police in .....

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Kerala High Court Denies Bail to Man Who Injures Two Policemen(01.07.2021)

Kerala High Court has denied bail to a man who brutally injured a couple of Police Officers who stopped him for not wearing a mask. The Court has obse.....

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Delhi HC Slams Delhi Police Over Illegal and Dangerous Speed Breakers(14.12.2015)

Delhi HC has slammed Delhi police and asked whether it was implementing court's directions to identify and remove illegal and dangerous speed breakers.....

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Madras HC: Those Acquitted in Criminal Cases Through Compromise Cannot Join Police(14.12.2015)

Madras High Court has held that people who get acquitted in criminal cases by entering into a compromise with the complainants and make them turn host.....

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Bombay High Court Directs Police to Punish Vehicles Using Police Stickers(01.07.2019)

Bombay High Court has held that applying police stickers on personal vehicles is an illegal offence. Directing officials to take action against those .....

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Delhi Court Rejects Police's Plea for Further Police Custody of Wrestler Sushil Kumar(03.06.2021)

Delhi Court has turned down Police's plea seeking further 3 days police custody remand of Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar and his associate Ajay Kumar a.....

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Madras High Court Asks Accused to Pay Compensation for Abusing Police(09.06.2021)

Madras High Court has asked an accused who allegedly abused Police and prevented them from doing their public duty, to pay Rs. 10,000 as compensation,.....

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Kerala HC Says Police Can Take Action Against Students Who Disrupt Classes(06.01.2016)

Kerala High Court has allowed police to take action against students who disrupt classes in colleges and universities in the name of strikes.

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Tripura HC Issues Notice Seeking Quashing of FIR Against Suo-Moto Complaint(19.08.2021)

Tripura High Court has issued notice to the State Government on a plea filed by Trinamool Congress General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee, MP Dola Sen, W.....

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Allahabad High Court: Non-Cutting of Beard by Police Official is Misdemeanour(23.08.2021)

Allahabad High Court has observed that non-cutting the beard by a police official despite there being a direction/circular issued by Higher Officials .....

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Kerala HC Orders Ban on Gatherings in Court Premises(26.07.2016)

Kerala HC has banned gatherings of any kind within and outside the high court premises and ordered State Police Chief to take action against such acti.....

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Rajasthan HC Seeks State's Reply in Plea Against Police Brutality During National Lockdown(01.04.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has directed the State Government to file its reply on a Petition alleging use of force by the police authorities for implementat.....

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Madras HC Directs State to File Report on Action Taken by Police Against Lockdown Violators(06.04.2020)

Madras High Court has asked the State Government to file a report on lockdown violations and the action taken by the Police against such violators, wi.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses Plea by ITBP Personnel Seeking Redeployment in Afghanistan(09.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has dismissed petitions filed by 30 Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel seeking redeployment in Afghanistan, which is now und.....

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Rajasthan HC Denies Police Protection to Married Lady in Live-in Relationship(16.08.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has denied police protection to a married lady, who is in a live-in relationship with another man and who sought police protectio.....

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SC Seeks Report on Attack on Kanhaiya Kumar in Patiala House District Court Complex(18.02.2016)

SC has sought reports from Delhi Police and Delhi High Court Registrar General on circumstances under which Jawaharlal Nehru University student leader.....

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Delhi HC Irks over Centre and Police on the Issue of Safety(18.02.2016)

Delhi HC, while expressing disappointment on Centre and Police for not taking adequate steps for safety of citizens, has irked and sarcastically said .....

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Bombay HC: Policemen Are 'Soft Targets’(24.02.2016)

Bombay HC, while refusing to entertain a petition filed by a young man alleging assault by police officers, has said that police were “soft target” i.....

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Calcutta HC Irks over West Bengal Police(24.02.2016)

Calcutta HC, while hearing a case relating to alleged abduction of an independent councillor of Kandi Municipality, has expressed displeasure at funct.....

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Karnataka HC: No Prohibition to Give Information After Filing of B-Report by Police(20.10.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said that once an investigation is completed and B-Report is filed by the police, there is no prohibition to give information.....

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Supreme Court: State Police Has Duty to Continue with Investigation of Schedule Offence(21.10.2021)

Supreme Court observed that the State police has a duty to continue with the investigation of a schedule offence till the National Investigating Agenc.....

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Bombay HC Imposes Fine on Erring Police Officers over Illegally Detaining a Doctor Couple(25.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has imposed a fine of Rs. 50,000 on erring Pune Police Officers, who illegally detained a doctor couple in police custody for 17 day.....

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Delhi HC Asks Police Chief to Ensure Smooth Lifting of Garbage(28.01.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked Delhi Police Chief to ensure there is no hindrance to lifting of garbage in coordination with the civic bodies, in view of .....

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SC Declines to Intervene in Order Refusing to Restrain Shulurmattam Police in Nilgiris District(08.09.2021)

Supreme Court has declined to intervene in a Madras High Court order refusing to restrain the Shulurmattam police in the Nilgiris district from conduc.....

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Kerala HC Orders Police Protection for Municipal Chairperson After Alleged Abuse by Political Rivals(10.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the police to protect the Chairperson of the Thrikkakara Municipality Ajitha Thankappan from any threat from any source.....

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Delhi HC Reserves Order on Bail Plea of Kanhaiya Kumar(01.03.2016)

Delhi High Court has reserved its order on bail plea of Kanhaiya Kumar but questioned Delhi Police’s understanding of their main charge against JNU st.....

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Kerala HC Directs Probe Into Controversial Antique Dealer's Alleged Links With Senior Police Officers(01.10.2021)

Kerala High Court has granted police protection to controversial fake antique dealer Monson Mavunkal''s former driver who had moved the Court alleging.....

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SC to Delhi Police: Wrap Up Inquiry into Samsung FIR(21.01.2016)

Supreme Court has asked Delhi police to wrap up within six weeks its inquiry into Samsung's FIR alleging fraud in connection with summons order issued.....

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Supreme Court Notice on Arbitrary Police Curbs on Protests in Central Delhi(05.12.2017)

Supreme Court has issued notices on a petition challenging the powers of police to arbitrarily curb protests in the heart of Delhi by imposing Section.....

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Madras High Court has issued a host of directions against police harassment, insensitive media report(01.09.2021)

Madras High Court has issued a host of directions against police harassment, insensitive media reportage in matters pertaining to the LGBTQIA+ communi.....

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Madras HC Issues Directions to Curb Police Harassment Against LGBTQ + Community(01.09.2021)

Madras High Court has issued a host of directions against police harassment, insensitive media reportage in matters pertaining to the LGBTQIA+ communi.....

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Explain Why Alwar Police Helpline Not Functioning: Rajasthan High Court(15.03.2018)

Rajasthan High Court has issued showcause notices to the state home department and the police asking them to explain as to why the helpline number of .....

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Delhi High Court Tests Police’s Emergency Helpline Number(05.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has tested the Delhi Police’s single emergency helpline number ‘112’ during proceedings and found it to be functional. However, the l.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Govt’s Reply Over VoIP Breach(22.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has issued notices to the Department of Telecommunication and the Finance Ministry, besides Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp, seeking .....

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SC:Court Order Needed Before Providing Police Assistance to Deliver Possession to Decree Holder(22.10.2019)

Supreme Court has castigated executive authorities for using police assistance to deliver possession of a property to a decree-holder though there was.....

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Kerala HC Directs State to Address Police Officers Deposing Against Prosecution in Criminal Cases(16.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the State government to address the issue of police officers deposing against prosecution in criminal cases after their.....

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Kerala HC Urges State to Draft Law to Penalise Retired Police Officers Tampering With Investigation(16.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the State to look into the matter of absence of law in force to take action against a police officer who tampers with a.....

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Madras HC Says Court Can’t Coerce Police to Arrest Someone(05.05.2016)

Madras HC has refused to entertain a petition seeking a direction to police to arrest accused in a criminal case with an observation that court cannot.....

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Delhi High Court Stays Sessions Court's Bail Order Castigating Police Investigation(15.11.2021)

Delhi High Court has stayed an order passed by a Sessions Court in bail proceedings, wherein it had pulled up an Investigating Officer of the Delhi Po.....

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Central Administrative Tribunal, Chandigarh Quashes Appointment of Director General of Police, Punjab(20.01.2020)

Central Administrative Tribunal, Chandigarh has quashed the appointment of Dinkar Gupta as the Director-General of Police, Punjab.

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SC Issues Notice on Challenge Against Rakesh Asthana's Appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner(26.11.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on the petitions filed by the NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana .....

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Supreme Court Grants Protection from Arrest to Ex-Mumbai Police Chief Param Bir Singh(22.11.2021)

Supreme Court has granted protection from arrest to former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh in various cases registered against him by the M.....

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Kerala High Court: Police Officers Bound to Wear Uniform While on Duty(23.11.2021)

Kerala High Court has accentuated on the fact that police officers must comply with the relevant statutory provisions/guidelines making it mandatory t.....

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Kerala HC Grants Interim Relief to Actor Dileep for Alleged Conspiracy to Kill Police Officers(24.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has granted interim relief to actor Dileep in the recent case registered by the Kerala Police for allegedly conspiring to kill the p.....

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U’khand HC Tells Govt to Amend IPC, Frame Rules Under State Police Act 2007(15.05.2018)

Uttarakhand High Court has passed a string of directions, including payment of reasonable travel allowance on date of recording of statement, adequate.....

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U’khand HC Tells Govt to Improve Working Conditions for Police(16.05.2018)

Uttarakhand High Court has directed the State to improve the working and living conditions of police personnel.

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Allahabad HC Directs U.P. DGP to Take Action Against Policemen Involved in Injuring Students(25.02.2020)

Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) to identify and take action against the policemen who were involv.....

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Delhi High Court Issues Notice to Centre Over Green Nod for Central Visa(25.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notices to the Centre and the Central Public Works Department asking them to respond to the plea seeking that no environme.....

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Karnataka High Court Pulls Up State for Not Acting on Complaints Against Police(28.02.2020)

Karnataka High Court has observed that endorsements made by the police on complaints made by victims and family members of the two deceased persons in.....

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Madras HC : Police Cannot Interfere in Landlord-Tenant Disputes(20.06.2016)

Madras HC has said that police cannot conduct “parallel courts” to resolve disputes between landlords and their tenants when specific statutes had bee.....

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Delhi Court Acquits 9 in Trafficking Case Due to Lack of Evidence(22.06.2016)

Delhi court, while acquitting nine people in a case of human trafficking citing lack of evidence, has said that Delhi Police failed to prove that a wo.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Proceedings Against Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant(08.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the proceedings initiated against Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant and two other police officers, for alleged.....

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Madras HC: Suspicious Mindset of Police is Root Cause of Human Rights Violations(09.02.2022)

Madras High Court has said that the mindset of the police to look at every individual with suspicion and to monitor each and every activity by install.....

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Karnataka HC: Probationer in Karnataka Police Department Cannot be Terminated for Misconduct(11.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that a probationer in the Karnataka police department cannot be terminated on the grounds of misconduct without carrying.....

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Allahabad High Court Issues Notice on PUCL's Plea Seeking Establishment of Fast-Track Police Courts(14.12.2021)

Allahabad High Court has sought reply of the Uttar Pradesh Government, Union Government, and others on a plea filed by People's Union For Civil Libert.....

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Kerala HC Directs State to Produce Video Footage in Pink Police Harassment Case(21.12.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the State government to produce the video referred to in an affidavit earlier submitted by the IGP, after it denied the.....

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Kerala High Court Directs Grant of Rs 1.5 Lakh Compensation to Girl Harassed by Police(23.12.2021)

Kerala High Court has delivered its judgment in a plea moved by a minor girl who, along with her father, were harassed by a pink police officer in a p.....

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Tamil Nadu Govt Notifies Amendment to State Subordinate Police Officers’ Conduct Rules(18.02.2022)

Tamil Nadu Government has notified an amendment to the State's Subordinate Police Officers' Conduct Rules,1964 by the inclusion of Rule 24-C, prohibit.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on PIL Over Issue of Setting Up of Unmanned Police Barricades(22.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a suo moto Public Interest Litigation registered by it over the issue of setting up of unmanned police barricade.....

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SC Says, Spurt in Violent Protest on Religious and Caste Lines is “Unfortunate”(16.08.2016)

SC has expressed concern over sudden spurt in violent protest on the line of religion, language, caste divisions across the country and termed it "unf.....

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Delhi HC Asks Police to Submit Report in Plea Claiming Police Brutality for Not Wearing Masks(28.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Police to submit a status report in a plea claiming police brutality for not wearing masks while roaming around in.....

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Delhi HC Directs Proceedings Against Police Officers for Not Registering FIR(29.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed for initiating proceedings against police officers, under Section 4 of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Preven.....

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Madras HC: List Steps Taken to Curb Suicide Among Police Personnel(11.05.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the state government to file a report on the steps taken to address the grievances of police personnel and reform their.....

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Delhi High Court Issues Notice Seeking Centre’s Response on Plea for Special Probe(12.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has sought the Centre’s response to a plea seeking Court-monitored probe by a committee or a special investigation team into the poli.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Jamia Millia Islamia University, Police Crackdown

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Delhi HC Seeks Union Response in Alleged Bookie Sanjeev Chawla's Plea Against Police Custody(17.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Union Government to file a status report in a plea moved by alleged cricket bookie, Sanjeev Chawla seeking quashing .....

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It is the Government’s Duty to Ensure That Every Police Personnel Gets a Day Off: Madras High Court(20.07.2018)

Madras High Court has recommended that the extra Rs. 200 paid to police officers who work during their day offs be restricted to just once every month.....

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Delhi HC Directs SDMC to Deploy CRPF/Delhi Police Personnel to Man Barricades(19.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the South Delhi Municipal Corporation to depute Central Reserve Police Force or Delhi Police personnel to man the barric.....

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Bombay HC: Orders U/S 60 Maharashtra Police Act Are Quasi-Judicial, Must be Supported by Reasons(22.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has observed that the order of Divisional Commissioner on externment under the Maharashtra Police Act, 1951 are not administrative .....

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Bombay HC: Orders U/S 60 Maharashtra Police Act are Quasi-Judicial, Must be Supported by Reasons(22.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has observed that the order of Divisional Commissioner on externment under the Maharashtra Police Act, 1951 are not administrative .....

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Supreme Court: States Can’t Appoint ‘Acting Director General of Police’(04.07.2018)

Supreme Court has restrained all states from appointing Director General of Police (DGP) in an acting capacity, observing that such a concept is not p.....

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Telangana HC Seeks Response in Suo Moto Case for Use of Police Excesses During COVID Lockdown(09.04.2020)

Telangana High Court has sought the Advocate General's response in a suo moto hearing about the use of police excesses against people violating lockdo.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice in Police Officer's Plea Seeking Quashing of FIR Under SC/ST Act(16.04.2020)

Delhi High Court has issued notice in a plea moved by a police officer seeking quashing of a First Information Report (FIR) against him which was regi.....

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Delhi HC to Centre: Consider Salary Hike for Delhi Police Personnel(01.09.2016)

Delhi HC has directed Centre to consider enhancing the salaries of Delhi Police personnel to bring them on par with Chandigarh Police.

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SC Denies to Take Fresh Plea on Police Reforms(06.09.2016)

SC has refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction to the Centre, State Governments and the Law Commission for implementation of police reforms an.....

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SC Dismisses Plea Challenging Salary Cut Orders of Police(06.05.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking quashing of Government orders of salary cuts towards Police personnel. The Court has further noted that the.....

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Bombay HC: Police Authority Can Extern Gang Members from Area Larger Than Illegal Activities(06.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that the authority under the Maharashtra Police Act, 1951 can pass order of externment directing externment of a person fro.....

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Delhi HC: Undesirable for Courts to Make Remarks Censuring Action of Police Officers(13.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has ruled that it is undesirable for Courts to make remarks censuring the action of police officers unless such remarks are strictly .....

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Delhi HC Orders Immediate Release of Prisoner Detained Despite Bail(30.05.2022)

Delhi High Court reprimanded Delhi Police for delaying age verification of accused kept in custody despite having bail order in his favor. The Court d.....

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Bombay High Court Slams State Government for Failure to Constitute Police Complaint Authorities(20.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has rapped State Government for not constituting Police Complaint Authorities, which were to start functioning by October 15.

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Delhi HC Directs Police to Take Steps to Take Down Photographs of Woman from Porn Website(20.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Police to take immediate steps to take down the photographs of a woman which were posted on a pornographic web.....

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Madras HC Directs to Invoke Prevention of Corruption Act Against Police Officials(24.07.2020)

Madras High Court has pulled up the state prison authorities on being intimated that the police officials accompanying the convicts coming out on paro.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State Government to Fill Vacancies in Police Department(08.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has issued directions to State Government to make an ‘Action Plan for Structured Annual Recruitment’ and to strengthen recruitmen.....

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Bombay HC Directs Mumbai Police Commissioner to Constitute SIT into Death Due to Police Brutality(18.08.2020)

Bombay High Court has directed the Mumbai Police Commissioner to form a Special Investigation Team of two officers within 24 hours to investigate the .....

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Patna HC Grants Bail to a Man Accused of Making Fake Calls in Police Superintendent's Name(20.05.2022)

Patna High Court has granted bail to a man accused in the case of making fake calls in the name of Superintendent of Police for pressurizing the compl.....

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J&K HC: Mere Reproduction of Police Dossier in Detention Order Can't Justify Detention(17.09.2020)

Jammu & Kashmir High Court has quashed a detention order detaining one Surinder Singh under Section 8 of the Jammu & Kashmir Public Safety Act, 1978 s.....

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Madras HC to State: Report Action Taken Against Abuse of Power Among Higher Police Officials(15.06.2022)

Madras High Court has held that indiscipline amongst higher officials of the police department causes disaster consequences. The court directed the Go.....

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Calcutta HC: Customer Found in Brothel During Police Raid Cannot be Prosecuted Under PITA(16.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that a customer merely visiting a brothel for sexual pleasure cannot be held liable for offences under the Immoral Traffi.....

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Kerala HC to State: Appoint Independent Chief Investigating Officer in SPCA Expeditiously(08.06.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed the State to finalise the appointment of an independent Chief Investigating Officer in the State Police Complaints Auth.....

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Orissa HC Reinstates Police Constable Terminated 25 Years Ago for Height Deficiency(13.10.2020)

Orissa High Court has directed reinstatement of a police constable who was terminated from service 25 years ago on the ground of deficiency of height .....

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Delhi Court: Alt News Co-Founder Mohommed Zubair Remanded To One Day Police Custody(28.06.2022)

Delhi Court has remanded Co-Founder of Alt News Mohammed Zubair to one day police custody, after he was arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly hur.....

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Madras HC Slams Local Police for Failure to Act in Woman Missing Case(06.10.2016)

Madras HC has slammed Kuruvikulam and Perumalpuram police in Tirunelveli district for failing to act in a woman missing case.

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Stays Action Against Punjab Police Officers in 2015 Firing(17.09.2018)

Punjab and Haryana HC has stayed the proceedings against three Punjab Police officers booked in connection with the Behbal Kalan police firing in Fari.....

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Patna High Court Summons Traffic SP in Matter of Seized Vehicles from Police Stations(27.04.2022)

Patna High Court has summoned the Superintendent of Traffic Police, Patna in the subject of removal of roadblocks including seized vehicles at Gandhi .....

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Bombay HC: Marking Attendance at Police Station Not Mere Formality But Opportunity to Investigate(13.07.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that the condition of police attendance imposed by the court on an accused is not a mere formality and must be used by the .....

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SERVICE - SC Asks High Courts to Register Suo Motu PILs Over vacancies in Police Forces(22.03.2019)

Supreme Court has directed that the matter pertaining to filling up of vacancies in police forces be entertained and monitored by the respective high .....

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CRIMINAL - Delhi HC Upholds Order Against Former Delhi police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar(22.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has ordered a special cell of Delhi Police to register FIRs against former Delhi Police commissioner Neeraj Kumar and former assistan.....

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Allahabad HC Directs State to Ensure Construction of Ladies’ Toilets in Police Stations(18.02.2021)

Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh Government to ensure construction of ladies’ toilets in each Police Station in the State, stating .....

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Orissa HC Declines to Intervene Against Police Action in Distorted Ganesh Idol Case(31.08.2022)

Orissa High Court while declining to entertain PIL filed against alleged police actions in preventing making and selling certain types of idols of Lor.....

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Supreme Court: Our Orders on Police Reforms Have Fell On Deaf Ears(02.03.2017)

Supreme Court while expressing displeasure on how its orders to usher in police reforms have fell on deaf ears over past several years, has remarked “.....

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Gujarat HC Directs State to Re-measure Heights of 3 Candidates for Police Constables(03.03.2017)

Gujarat High Court has asked State Government to measure height of three candidates for post of police constable once again by Medical Board at Sola C.....

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Magistrate Not Liable to Record Reasons for Summoning Accused in Case Instituted on Police Report: SC(06.02.2019)

Supreme Court has re-iterated that in a case based upon the police report, the Magistrate is not required to record any reason at the stage of issuing.....

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J&K&L HC: Detaining Authority Must Show Compelling Reasons for Preventive Detention(23.08.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that preventive detention orders can be passed even when a person is in police custody. However the c.....

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Madras HC Orders Complete Abolition of Orderly System from TN Police in Four Months(24.08.2022)

Madras High Court has directed the authorities to ensure that the orderly system is completely abolished within a period of four months; and to remove.....

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Calcutta HC Seeks Cops Fitness Report From State Govt(16.01.2017)

Calcutta High Court has asked State Government to prepare and submit a report on 'physical and mental fitness' of Kolkata policemen.

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Bombay HC Gives 120 Days to State For Raising Police Cell to Check Illegal Construction(17.01.2017)

Bombay High Court, while expressing its displeasure at the fact that over 400 illegal buildings have come up in Navi Mumbai since its July 2015 order .....

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Bombay HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Transfer of Probe to CBI Alleging Harassment(09.11.2020)

Bombay High Court has heard the writ petition filed by Hansa Research Group against Mumbai police and officers of the crime branch for allegedly haras.....

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Bombay HC: Allegations Against Police Officer Would Not Incite Action Against Government(01.12.2020)

Bombay High Court has ruled that allegations levelled against a police officer that he is involved in criminal activities and publishing news report r.....

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AP HC: Collection of Personal Info. as Per Existing Standing Orders is Violative of Right to Privacy(18.07.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court held that the opening of rowdy sheets to brand persons as "rowdies", collection and display of their photos, domiciliary vis.....

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Allahabad HC: No Need to Pass Fully Reasoned Order if Cognizance is Taken on Police Report(21.07.2022)

Allahabad High Court has held that if cognizance has been taken on a police report, then there is no need to pass a fully reasoned order if from the p.....

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Del. HC: Subjecting Citizen to Police Scrutiny Without Any Reason is Invasion of Right to Privacy(25.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that subjecting a citizen to police scrutiny including verification of personal documents for no good reason would entail a .....

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Supreme Court Issues Contempt Notice to Delhi Police Chief(24.08.2015)

Supreme Court has issued contempt of court notice to the Commissioner of Delhi Police on Delhi Police's failure to execute a non-bailable arrest warra.....

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NGT Orders Delhi Police to Frame a “Traffic Policy”(25.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Delhi Police to frame traffic policy to ease the capital’s traffic. It has also instructed Police to hold co.....

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NGT Orders Delhi Police to Devise Alternative Routes on Delhi Roads(27.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Delhi Police to devise fresh alternative routes for commercial vehicles passing through Delhi so that traffi.....

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Gujarat High Court Raps Gujarat Police for Custodial Death of Shwetang Patel(28.08.2015)

Gujarat High Court has rapped police for custodial death of Shwetang Patel who died due to severe beating by police in custody when violence broke out.....

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Gauhati HC Expresses Shock Over High-Handedness of Traffic Police Against Commuter(07.09.2022)

Gauhati High Court while expressing displeasure over incident involving alleged misuse of authority by traffic personnel against a 'trivially errant' .....

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Kerala Government Brings Ordinance Making Cyber Defamation/Intimidation an Offence(23.11.2020)

Kerala Government has signed an ordinance to incorporate Section 118A in the Kerala Police Act 1960, which makes intimidation, defamation, or insultin.....

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Bom HC to Pune Police: Do You Take Cognizance of FB Posts Only When They Are Against Politicians?(22.09.2022)

Bombay High Court while grilling a senior police inspector from Pune for his conduct in a matter pertaining to a woman lawyer's safety, asked if cogni.....

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SC Transfers All FIRs Against Times Now Anchor Navika Kumar to Delhi Police(23.09.2022)

Supreme Court has directed that FIRs registered against Times Now anchor, Navika Kumar, over the remarks made by Nupur Sharma about Prophet Muhammed o.....

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Bombay HC Disposes Plea Alleging Molestation of Tribal Women by Police(31.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has disposed of a petition filed by an activist, which alleged that two tribal women from Chhattisgarh had been molested by Gadchiro.....

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Karnataka HC Expresses Concern Over Shortage of Women in Police Force(06.02.2017)

Karnataka High Court, while observing that number of women in State Police Force is not enough to deal with crimes against women, who constitute about.....

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NCLT Directs Police Assistance to Resolution Professional After Corporate Debtor Hinders CIRP(30.01.2019)

National Company Law Tribunal has directed Police Commissioner, Ahmedabad to provide police assistance to a resolution professional who complained abo.....

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Madras High Court Seeks Report on Status of Police Reforms(30.01.2019)

Madras High Court has directed state government to file a status report on implementation of directions from the Supreme Court in 2006 on keeping the .....

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Delhi HC Rejects Plea of Central Armed Police Forces Aspirant(04.01.2021)

Delhi High Court has rejected a plea by an aspirant of the Central Armed Police Forces, reiterating that the opinion of doctors of the Armed Forces sh.....

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Calcutta HC: Enforcement Directorate Officers Are Not Police Officers(26.12.2022)

Calcutta High Court while referring to Supreme Court’s recent judgment in Vijay Madanlal Choudhary case, has held that Enforcement Directorate (ED) of.....

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J&K&L HC: Satisfaction of Detaining Authority Must be Based on Scrutiny of Police Report(09.11.2022)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court has held that in absence of material supporting allegations or specifying details of incident, it can’t be hel.....

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SC: Offences Under Kerala Police Act Not Substantive(10.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that offences under the Kerala Police Act are not substantive offences and thus the election of a person cannot be voided merel.....

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SC: Dying Declaration Does Not Become Inadmissible Merely Because Police Officer Recorded It(01.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that although dying declaration ought to ideally be recorded by a Magistrate, if possible, it cannot be said that dying declara.....

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Morbi Court Sends 4 Accused to Police Custody Till Nov 5 in Morbi Bridge Collapse Case(03.11.2022)

Morbi Court while sending four accused to 5-day police custody in connection with the October 30 Morbi Bridge Collapse incident has observed that alle.....

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Delhi HC to Police: Locate Ukrainian Woman's Son Kidnapped & Brought to India by Her Ex-Husband(03.11.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi Police to locate an Indian man and his three year old Ukrainian son after hearing habeas corpus plea moved by chil.....

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Patna High Court: Gazette Notification Not Sine Qua Non For Setting Up EOPS(16.03.2017)

Patna High Court has held that there is no requirement in law that an ‘Economic Offence Police Station’ (EOPS) can only be created by a Gazette Notifi.....

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Delhi HC Declines to Hear PILs for Better Weapons to Police, Fire Engines at Public Places(03.04.2019)

Delhi High Court has declined to entertain two PILs by an NGO which wanted deployment of fire engines at all major public places and providing "anti-t.....

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Uttarakhand HC: Police Personnel Cannot be Appointed as Jail Superintendents(13.04.2021)

Uttarakhand High Court has held that Police personnel cannot be appointed as Jail Superintendents. The Court has held that the purpose of Police is ve.....

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Delhi Court Casts Distrust on Credibility of Police Witnesses, Grants Bail to One on Ground of Parity(30.03.2021)

Delhi Court has granted bail to one Amit Goswami in relation to the north east Delhi riots on the ground of parity while casting "serious doubt” on th.....

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AP HC Stays State’s Decision to Prohibit Holding of Public Meetings on Roads(16.01.2023)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has stayed the operation of an order passed by the state government prohibiting the conducting of the public meetings on pub.....

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MP HC: Magistrate Rejecting Closure Report in Corruption Case Can’t Direct Police to Obtain Sanction(09.12.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has held that a Magistrate cannot decline to accept the closure report and simultaneously direct the State to obtain sanctio.....

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Bombay HC: If Society is Progressing, Why Can't Laws?(09.12.2022)

Bombay High Court while criticizing State government for being in a slumber and not making provisions for transgender persons in recruitment in the po.....

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Allahabad HC: Police Can't Kill Accused Merely Because He is a Dreaded Criminal(16.12.2022)

Allahabad High Court while convicting 43 police personnel in connection with the 1991 Pilibhit Encounter case observed that the police officers can't .....

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