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Category: Custodial Deaths :: Gujarat
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61,974 cases of riots, group clashes in 2016; highest in Bihar: NCRB 30.11.2017 DNA: Top News
A total of 61,974 cases of riots and group clashes took place in the country in 2016, down five per cent from the previous year, National Crime Records Bureau data said today. According to it, 35 cases of sedition were also registered in 2016 out of which Haryana accounted for the highest number of 12 cases followed by Uttar Pradesh with six. Among the 61,974 cases of riots and group clashes, the highest -- 11,617 cases -- were registered in Bihar, 8,018 in Uttar Pradesh and 7,898 in Maharashtra. There were 61,974 cases of riots and group clashes in the country in 2015. The 35 sedition cases registered in 2016 included three each in Karnataka and Kerala, two each in Delhi, Telangana and Madhya Pradesh and one each in Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal. As many as 60 cases of custodial deaths or disappearance from lock-ups were reported in the country in 2016 of which 12 were in Maharashtra, nine each in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, five in Madhya Pradesh, four in Punjab, three each in ...
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61,974 cases of riots, group clashes in 2016: NCRB 30.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
A total of 32 people also died or disappeared in the country last year while they were under the remand of the police
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Khushwant Singh remembers Indira Gandhi 18.11.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'In her insecurity, she destroyed the institutions of democracy.''She packed Parliament with her supporters with loyalty being more important than ability; she superseded judges; she corrupted the civil service.''She knew how to use people against each other and was quite a master of that.''She would do this with calculated skill and in the bargain cause enmity between brothers, split up families.'
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Farmer killed in police firing in Gujarat 27.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A farmer was killed when police opened fire on Thursday night to disperse a mob of villagers who attacked a police station in Gujarat's Dahod district after the custodial death of a tribal, police said on Friday.
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One killed, three injured as police fire at rioting villagers 27.10.2017 deccanherald.com
One killed, three injured as police fire at rioting villagers Ahmedabad, DHNS: A farmer was killed as police resorted to firing at hundreds of villagers in tribal-dominated Chilakota village of Dahod district in North-Eastern Gujarat on Thursday night. Trouble began when a massive gathering of villagers demanded action against policemen responsible for the death of a local man -Kanesh Gamara (31)- who they picked up for questioning at 1.00 am. Police were looking for Gamaras brother who they believe was involved in theft. Gamara died soon after his release with relatives alleging that he bore torture marks. Villagers reached Jesawada police station with Gamaras body and discussed with the cops about registering a case of custodial death. The police, however, wanted to file a case of accidental death. Angry villagers pelted stones at the police station and set fire to two police vans stationed there, prompting the cops to use teargas. Unable to bring the situation under control, police fired at the ...
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4 cops booked for murder 22.8.2017 DNA: Money
The city crime branch on Monday registered a case of murder against four police officers in the custodial death of Vicky Rana, 27, an accused in the November 2014 Maninagar vandalism case. The complainant, Rana’s sister Renuka Thapa, has accused ACP Reema Munshi, inspector VJ Gadhvi, sub-inspector NJ Chaudhari and constable Bharatbhai of third-degree torture. In 2014, Rana and an accomplice stabbed one Shivaji Patil, who died later, and Rana went on a rampage along with a mob. On November 14, the Maninagar police nabbed him. The next day, Rana, who was behind bars, had an epilepsy attack and died at LG ...
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Amreli custodial death: Dalits threaten to convert to Buddhism 5.7.2017 Zee News : States
As many as 200 Dalits in Amreli district have threatened to convert to Buddhism alleging police inaction in conducting a fair probe into the death of a community member in judicial custody two weeks ago.
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Amreli custodial death: Dalits threaten to convert to Buddhism 5.7.2017 deccanherald.com
As many as 200 Dalits in Amreli district have threatened to convert to Buddhism alleging police inaction in conducting a fair probe into the death of a community member in judicial custody two weeks ago. Jignesh Saundarva (29), who was lodged in Amreli sub- jail, died at a civil hospital on June 15. Though Amreli Police yesterday nabbed four prisoners from the sub-jail on the charges of killing Saundarva, Dalit community members as well as the deceaseds kin expressed unhappiness over the probe and rushed to the collectors office to take forms for conversion. Saundarva was shifted to civil hospital after he developed health complications while being lodged in the Amreli sub-jail, police had said. He was arrested under the Gujarat Prohibition Act from Dungar village in Rajula tehsil of the district and was sent in judicial custody on June 12. Earlier, Saundarvas family had refused to accept his body demanding a fair probe into the incident. Following a day-long protest, they had claimed the body after ...
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Custodial death: Patidars postpone ‘asthi yatra’ 3.7.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Sadhvi remanded in custody for two days 28.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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She accuses cops of torture in custody 22.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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PAAS to carry Ketan’s body to Raj Bhavan on Sunday 17.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
PAAS to carry Ketan’s body to Raj Bhavan on Sunday
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Patels to carry the corpse of youth killed in police custody till Guv house 17.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
A group of Patels, including Hardik Patel and Patidaar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), have announced their intent to carry the corpse of Ketan Patel, the youth who is said to have died in police custody in Mehsana, to Gujarat governor's house in Gandhinagar. Patels have planned this 60-km long procession from Mehsana civil hospital to Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar for Sunday. According to PAAS, over 1000 cars and 2000 people on motorcycles would join the journey. Hardik, who has been barred entry into Mehsana district by the courts as part of his bail condition, is expected to join the procession on the Mehsana district border. After reaching Raj Bhavan, Patels plan to leave the dead body of Ketan at the gates of Governor O P Kohli's official residence and plead their case. The Patel leaders, who have been raising the demand for CBI enquiry and even got their heads tonsured in protest in the past. Ketan had died on June 3-4, 2017, allegedly due to the beating he received in police custody. The state, on ...
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Dalit organization says cop targeted because of caste 17.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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PAAS to carry Ketan’s body to Raj Bhavan on Sunday 17.6.2017 Rajkot - City - The Times of India
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Gujarat Cong leaders puzzled as Vaghela calls supporters’ meet 15.6.2017 BusinessLine - News
Little peace in BJP, too, as anger spreads over death of Patidar youth
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Patidar youth accuses two cops of torture 15.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Mehsana custodial death: FIR filed, two arrested 13.6.2017 Hindu: National
The death of Ketan Patel has triggered anger among Patidars.
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Congress protests across Gujarat over farmers issues, Patidar man's death 13.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Gujarat Congress held protests against the BJP-led state and central governments over farmers' issues and the custodial death of a Patidar youth in Mehsana, the constituency of deputy chief minister Nitin Patel.
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Custodial death: Family submits complaint to police 13.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Palanpur/ The family of 29-year-old Patidar man Ketan Patel, whose custodial death has sparked massive protest in Mehsana, finally submitted a written complaint to the police late on Monday night.
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