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Fake encounters: Cops no more holy cows

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 12:50

Encounters between police and alleged criminals have now moved from being plain controversial topics and are resulting in a rising number of cases wherein policemen are being hauled up for notoriety and convicted for extra judicial killings under the garb of bringing offenders to book.

Guj encounter killings: SC allows panel to appoint cops from outside

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 22:56

The Supreme Court said a panel headed by its former judge Justice H S Bedi, looking into 22 alleged fake encounter killings in Gujarat from 2002 to 2006, can induct police officers from outside the state to ensure a fair probe.

SC panel to inquire into Manipur encounter killings

Last Updated: Friday, January 04, 2013, 19:06

The Supreme Court on Friday decided to appoint a commission to hold an inquiry into the fake encounter killings in Manipur.

No prosecution of armymen without sanction: SC

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 01, 2012, 22:12

Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that those involved in encounter killings cannot be prosecuted without prior sanction of the Central government.

BJP demands CBI probe into encounter killings

Last Updated: Saturday, January 01, 2011, 23:58

Alleging that the death of two persons during an "anti-Maoist operation" in Orissa`s Bargarh district was a "planned murder", opposition BJP on Saturday demanded a CBI inquiry into the incident.