Fake encounter

FIR against BSF by Meghalaya villagers for 'fake encounter'

Residents of a village near Bangladesh border have lodged an FIR against the BSF claiming that Friday's firing by its personnel to stop "cattle smugglers" was actually a fake encounter.

May 07, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
Extra-judicial killing in Manipur: SC asks Centre to segregate cases

Extra-judicial killing in Manipur: SC asks Centre to segregate cases

The Supreme Court asked the Centre on Friday to segregate the cases related to the armed forces from the list of 265 incidents of extra-judicial killings in Manipur, which it would deal with first on a plea seeking probe into such alleged fake encounter killings.

Apr 07, 2017, 21:31 PM IST

Manipur Assembly elections 2017: What all are the burning issues in this crucial electoral battle

With Manipur going to polls on March 4 and 8, political parties have a host of issues to contend with.

Jan 31, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

SC extends time to probe encounter killings in Gujarat

The Supreme Court on Friday granted three more months to the Special Task Force (STF) to conclude its ongoing probe into alleged fake encounter killings in Gujarat between 2002 and 2006.

Sep 09, 2016, 19:19 PM IST

Sohrabuddin's fake encounter: SC rejects plea against clean chit to BJP chief Amit Shah

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition challenging the discharge of BJP President Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.

Aug 01, 2016, 14:15 PM IST

Slain Haryana gangster's 'girlfriend', her mother arrested

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Mumbai Police, which is probing the encounter, detained Divya Pahuja and her mother Sonia in Gurgaon earlier in the day and questioned them as suspects in the case.

Jul 15, 2016, 01:11 AM IST

Ishrat Jahan inquiry panel recovers one key document

The one-man inquiry panel, set up to trace the missing files related to alleged fake encounter killing case of Ishrat Jahan, has found one key document after examination of a few senior officers.

Jun 07, 2016, 20:57 PM IST
If Ishrat Jahan trial goes to court PM Modi, Amit Shah may be summoned as accused, says Congress

If Ishrat Jahan trial goes to court PM Modi, Amit Shah may be summoned as accused, says Congress

The Congress said on Sunday that it was the duty of the judiciary to decide if Ishrat ​Jahan was a terrorist or not.

Apr 24, 2016, 17:37 PM IST
Ishrat Jahan was LeT operative, David​ Headley tells Mumbai court

Ishrat Jahan was LeT operative, David​ Headley tells Mumbai court

Pakistani-American terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley on Thursday said Thane collegian Ishrat Jahan, shot dead in an alleged shootout with police in 2004, was a Lashkar-e-Taiba member and hinted that she could be a potential suicide bomber.

Feb 12, 2016, 00:12 AM IST

Our position on Ishrat vindicated by Headley's statement: MHA

Home Ministry officials on Thursday said their position that Ishrat Jahan, who was killed in an alleged fake encounter in 2004 in Gujarat, was a terrorist has been vindicated by the statement of Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Headley before a Mumbai court.

Feb 11, 2016, 23:17 PM IST

Manipur CM should quit for 'fake encounter', demands BJP

Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh must resign, taking moral responsibility for an allegedly fake encounter here in 2009 after a policeman "confessed" to having killed an unarmed young man, the state unit of BJP demanded on Sunday.

Jan 31, 2016, 21:06 PM IST

Vanzara alleges discrimination, promote all encounter-accused cops of Gujarat

Retired IPS officer DG Vanzara, who is out on bail in two fake encounter cases, has alleged discrimination in recent promotions and reinstatements of IPS officers in Gujarat discharged or are out on bail in these cases.

May 08, 2015, 00:10 AM IST

Ishrat case: NK Amin's role bigger than Pandey, Vanzara, says CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is the prosecution agency in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter killing case, told the special court here today that accused IPS officer NK Amin had played a more active role than co-accused DG Vanzara and PP Pandey.

Apr 07, 2015, 20:49 PM IST

Rajasthan's ex-minister Kataria discharged in Sohrabuddin case

A special CBI court on Thursday discharged senior BJP leader and Rajasthan's former home minister Gulabchand Kataria and marble trader Vimal Patni from the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter killing cases, citing "insufficient" evidence.

Feb 26, 2015, 19:31 PM IST

Sohrabuddin fake encounter: Court rejects ex-DSP Parmar's discharge plea

A special CBI court on Tuesday rejected an of former Gujarat DSP ML Parmar seeking discharge from the case relating to the fake encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati.

Feb 24, 2015, 23:29 PM IST

Uttarakhand fake encounter: Delhi HC rejects cop's bail plea

Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed the interim bail plea of one of the 17 convicted Uttarakhand cops, facing life imprisonment for killing a 22-year-old MBA student in a fake encounter in Dehradun in 2009.

Feb 09, 2015, 20:00 PM IST
Ishrat Jahan case: Court notice to CBI on bail plea of suspended cop

Ishrat Jahan case: Court notice to CBI on bail plea of suspended cop

 A local court on Tuesday issued notice to CBI, the probing agency in Ishrat Jahan alleged fake encounter case, and sought its reply with regard to bail plea of suspended Additional Director General of Police Pruthvi Pal Pandey.

Nov 25, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

Tulsiram Prajapati case: Accused IPS officer's suspension lifted

The Gujarat government has revoked the suspension of 2001 batch IPS officer Vipul Agarwal, who was accused in Tulsiram Prajapati encounter case.

Nov 20, 2014, 10:41 AM IST

Macchil fake encounter case: Army punishes anyone who doesn't go by procedure, says Parrikar

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Friday that the punishment given to those found guilty in the Macchil fake encounter case shows that the Army punishes anyone who doesn't follow procedure.

Nov 14, 2014, 13:05 PM IST

Amit Shah files exemption application before Mumbai court

BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday filed an application seeking exemption from appearance in the court here, which is hearing the cases related to encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, till his discharge application is heard.

Oct 30, 2014, 23:22 PM IST