Empower the constabulary

By Anil Kaushik First a disclaimer for the benefit of an apprehensive reader: The article is about realignment of powers, already vested in the police department and not a plea for additional powers. The internal security scenario in large swathes of the country is challenging due to multiple threats. Breakdown of law and order in […]

Punjab Govt asks ECI to shift SHO Bajwa; SSP Bhullar indicts SHO in his inquiry report

DW Bureau | Chandigarh The Punjab Government on Wednesday requested the Election Commission of India (ECI) to shift the Mehalpur SHO, listing out several instances of alleged ‘misconduct’ on his part following an inquiry report submitted by Jalandhar (Rural) SSP Gurpreet Singh Bhullar, it is learnt. The SHO, Parminder Singh Bajwa shot to limelight a […]

Rising tension at protests over killing of black man in California

By Bob Strong SACRAMENTO, Calif., Apr 1 : Tensions mounted over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Sacramento, California, black man when a protester sustained minor injuries when struck by a sheriff’s patrol car that was under attack by demonstrators, authorities said on Sunday. About 150 people demonstrated in Sacramento on Saturday night to […]