The Manipur Government has withdrawn prohibitory orders imposed under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code on the town and district of Ukhrul, where two persons were killed in police firing during recent protests.
Tamil Nadu BJP president Pon Radhakrishnan on Sunday faulted Election Commission for implementing prohibitory order 48 hours ahead of the April 24 Lok Sabha polls, saying it had created the opportunities for many parties to "commit political follies."
The Delhi Police Thursday imposed prohibitory orders around the Election Commission complex as BJP workers sought to hold a protest against the denial of permission for Narendra Modi to hold rally at a venue of his choice in Varanasi.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said PILs seeking quashing of various sections of Delhi Police Act, including those empowering an officer of the rank of ACP to impose prohibitory order, will be treated as representation to the Centre for making amendments to the legislation.
Police on Tuesday imposed prohibitory orders under CrPC Section 144 banning rallies, sit-ins, meetings and use of loudspeakers without prior permission in Jaipur and suburban areas as a precautionary measure ahead of Rajasthan Assembly polls scheduled for December 1.
More than 100 students were arrested from various parts of the city on Tuesday for defying prohibitory orders clamped in the wake of their bid to hold a "Mahapanchayat" to press the demand for restoring the controversial reservation formula which was scrapped recently.
Even as the police is yet to decide whether to grant permission on proposed protests by Telangana activists and Samaikhyandhra supporters here on September 7, it announced an extension of prohibitory orders on Tuesday.
Prohibitory orders under section 144 of CrPc were imposed in the communally-sensitive Bhainsa town of Adilabad district, after Hindu Vahini members tried to take out a procession from areas dominated by minority community.
To avert a possible clash between tribals and non-tribals, Koraput district administration on Sunday clamped prohibitory orders under CrPc 144 at Podapadar and its peripheral areas under Maoist-hit Narayanpatna block.