The Biggest Stories of March 20, 2015
Mar 20, 2015
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
A woman resident of the city yesterday filed a complaint with Delhi police against an immigration officer who allegedly verbally sexually harassed her at Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital.
World News | Richard Fausset, The New York Times | Saturday March 28, 2015
An Alabama police officer has been indicted by a federal grand jury, accused of using unreasonable force against an unarmed Indian man, Sureshbhai Patel, during an episode in which the officer slammed the man to the ground while he was on an early-mo...
World News | Reuters | Saturday March 28, 2015
A US grand jury has indicted an Alabama police officer, captured on video throwing an Indian man to the ground, on a civil rights charge stemming from the use of unreasonable force, federal prosecutors said on Friday.
Cities | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Saturday March 21, 2015
A senior IAS officer has been arrested by the Pune Police on charges of molestation and rape of four minors after a local corporator in Pune brought the allegations to the notice of the police. The officer, 58-year-old MH Sawant, Director General of...
Bangalore News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday March 19, 2015
Home minister Rajnath Singh has spoken to Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah and advised the state to opt for a CBI inquiry in the death of IAS officer DK Ravikumar, sources told NDTV.
Karnataka News | Reported by Maya Sharma and Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Thursday March 19, 2015
The parents of IAS officer DK Ravi have demanded that investigation into his death be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation. They are sitting in protest at the Karnataka state assembly a day after they performed the last rites for their ...
World News | Reuters | Wednesday March 18, 2015
An Egyptian police officer was charged on Tuesday over the shooting of a young mother at a protest in central Cairo, weeks after a photograph of her bleeding to death went viral and caused an international outcry.
India News | Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Karnatka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has rejected the opposition's demand for a CBI inquiry into the death of 36-year-old IAS officer DK Ravi. Speaking exclusively to NDTV, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said, "It will be a CID (Crime Investig...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Egypt's state prosecutor referred today a police officer to trial for allegedly shooting to death a leftist female protester during a peaceful rally in central Cairo.
People | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Wednesday March 18, 2015
DK Ravi's profile picture on Facebook features a young man in blue jeans, a t-shirt and a leather jacket. Alongside, in the comments section, before the deep scroll of "Rest in Peace" and "RIPs," there are messages of adulation, of inspiration and as...
India News | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday March 17, 2015
Amid an outpouring of grief, protesters hit the streets in Karnataka's Bengaluru and Kolar today, demanding that the death of 36-year-old IAS officer DK Ravikumar be investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI, as many questioned the p...
World News | Reuters | Sunday March 15, 2015
Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday for the funeral of a 19-year-old man killed by a police officer in Wisconsin's capital on March 6, a shooting that prompted protests over law enforcement's treatment of minorities.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 13, 2015
A French thief has been sentenced to three months in prison for making off with a policewoman's jacket, helmet and mobile phone while she was questioning him over a made-up rape case.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
A police officer, who had registered an FIR against actor Salman Khan in 2002 in the hit-and-run case, informed the trial court today that Mr Khan was not found at the accident spot after the mishap on that day or at his house, which was barely 200 m...
World News | Reuters | Thursday March 12, 2015
A Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer who found a colleague in his squad car covered in blood three nights after the Boston Marathon bombing frantically repeated two words into his radio "officer down, officer down."
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday March 12, 2015
A senior police officer was hit on the head by a brick hurled by BJP workers during a protest in front of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation today. Deputy Commissioner of Police Devendra P Singh, who was not wearing a helmet, was at the protest using ...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 11, 2015
A former Chechen police officer who admitted to taking part in the murder of Russian opposition activist Boris Nemtsov "likely confessed under torture", a member of the Kremlin's rights council told AFP today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 10, 2015
Two bombings in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, one of them a suicide attack on a police base, killed a civilian and an army officer today as an Islamist insurgency showed no let-up, officials said.
World News | Reuters | Saturday March 7, 2015
A man previously convicted of harassing Yahoo Inc's Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer has been arrested by Austin police on suspicion of sending her sexually graphic emails, according to police records released on Friday.
World News | Matt Apuzzo, The New York Times | Thursday March 5, 2015
The Justice Department has cleared a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer of civil rights violations in the shooting of Michael Brown, a black teenager whose death set off racially charged and sometimes violent protests last year.
India News | Monday March 2, 2015
A special CBI court in Mumbai today dropped charges against senior Gujarat police officer Geeta Johri in fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday February 27, 2015
A senior police officer of Kerala has been suspended for allegedly violating procedures and secretly meeting Muhammed Nisham -- the businessman accused of ramming a security guard in Thrissur with his Hummer.
India News | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday February 25, 2015
In a sensational twist in the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, Maharashtra's former Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has confirmed that a top police officer did resort to voodoo to find the alleged killers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 20, 2015
Twin explosions followed by heavy gunfire were heard Friday from a hotel in the centre of the Somali capital Mogadishu, a police officer said.