Indian Police

Lessons From Batla

Lessons From Batla

Today, a crucial judgement passed has been passed in one of the Delhi courts on a controversial encounter case. The controversy and the verdict have far-reaching consequences. Just a bit of refresh to understand the background. Based on an alleged tip off, seven officers from Delhi Police stormed an apartment building in Delhi’s Batla House […]

The Police State

The Police State

Just a few days have passed since we wrote about police ‘encounters’, a group of cops in Maharashtra have been convicted of fake encounters and sentenced to years in prison. We have seen today that a cop in Madhya Pradesh has thrashed a woman who has come to lodge an FIR (First Information Report). Recently […]