17 February 2020

Search Results for Tag : police


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.....

Tags : Police, custody, torture, compensation


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.....

Tags : sarfaesi, police, enforce, order, possession


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.....

Tags : Rti, police, fir, record, peruse


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.....

Tags : criminal, police, sanction, illegal detention


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.....

Tags : police, appointment, officer, territorial jurisdiction


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.....

Tags : abuse of power, police, cyber cell, liberty, dignity


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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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.....

Tags : Nomination forms, Issuance, Police protection


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.

Tags : government sanction, police officer, prosecution, encounter


Notifications & Circulars

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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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.....

Tags : MoU, Approval, Upgradation , Women's Police, Training Centre


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.....

Tags : Good Samaritan, road accident, police, stigmatise



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 .....

Tags : Delhi High Court , Police Commissioner


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.....

Tags : SC , Delhi Police , Delhi High Court Registrar General, Kanhaiya Kumar


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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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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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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Delhi Government, police , Public Works Department


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.

Tags : Kerala High Court , Action Against Students, Police


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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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 .....

Tags : Delhi High Court , Delhi Police Chief , Garbage


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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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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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.

Tags : National Green Tribunal,Delhi Police


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.....

Tags : Madras High Court,Theni police


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 .....

Tags : National Green Tribunal,Delhi Police


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 .....

Tags : Delhi HC ,Delhi Police,Somnath Bharti


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.....

Tags : Gujarat HC ,Police Atrocity Cases


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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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 .....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh Police, Custodial Torture


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 .....

Tags : Bombay High Court , Sakinaka Police Station Rape Case


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.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal , three municipal corporations , raffic police , Panchsheel Park


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.....

Tags : Delhi HC , safai karamcharis, Police Commissioner


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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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 .....

Tags : Bombay High Court , tenements on ownership basis to retired and serving policemen, Government


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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Missing Children, Police


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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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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court , City Traffic Police


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 .....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Director General of Police Manoj Bhatt


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.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Nagpur Municipal Corporation , Commissioner of Police


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 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.....

Tags : Madras High Court , joining the police force


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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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.

Tags : Gujarat HC, Police Stations


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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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.

Tags : Delhi HC , Centre, Delhi Police


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.....

Tags : SC, Centre, State Governments, Police Reforms


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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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.

Tags : Madras HC, woman missing case, police


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.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Police Complaint Authorities


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.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Additional Director General of Police, Guillain Barre Syndrome


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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court , e-rickshaws, Traffic Police, Enforcement Department


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.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Annual Recruitment, Police Department


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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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.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Director General of Police, Jat agitation


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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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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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.

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Kolkata policemen, Fitness Report


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 .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Illegal Construction, Special Police Cell


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 .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Disciplinary Probe, Police Inspector


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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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.

Tags : Supreme Court, Home Secretaries, police services


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.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Molestation, Tribal Women, Police


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.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Women, Police Force


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.


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.


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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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.....

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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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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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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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Top Story

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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