Case Studies of Cops Conviction in Punjab

It is not the severity of the punishment that acts as a deterrent.It is its inevitability It was a pleasant surprise for every justice loving citizen when one heard the news of the conviction of a senior police officer of Punjab police in a triple murder case. The...

Why I walked to work

On Thursday, 26 of September 2002, I walked to work. I walked because a national bandh was called by the so-called powers that be; And there were no buses, trains or taxis to take; Because two ‘terrorists’ had entered into the Swami Narayan Temple and killed several...

POTA-ANOTHER TOOL OF OPPRESSION

After the Independence of India , political parties and people in power have formulated special legislation’s in order to crush the vote of dissent and to deal with their political opponents. The legislation’s may be in the form of Maintenance of Internal security...

TORTURE IN INDIA

In India where rule of law is inherent in each and every action and right to life and liberty is prized fundamental right adorning highest place amongst all important fundamental rights, instances of torture and using third degree methods upon suspects during...

CUSTODIAL DEATHS IN PUNJAB -1997-June 2001

Figures shows that incidents of custodial violence and abuse of power by the police have been largely reported in the states where militancy and insurgent activities are at its peak. For example, Punjab and Kashmir tops the list of States where thousands of innocent...

DISMAL STATE OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN INDIA

Even after more than five decades since India became a State party to the fundamental document of Protection and Promotion of human rights viz.. Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted and proclaimed by the member states of the General Assembly of the United...