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Prosecution finds holes in Dipda Darwaza case -DNA

  September 30, 2009 The DNA Prosecution finds holes in Dipda Darwaza case   Roshan Kumar The trial of the infamous Dipda Darwaza massacre case of 2002 has exposed serious lacunae in police investigation. The special court where the trial of the case is going on was told recently that not a single identification parade…

An interview with Azamgarh

  September 18, 2009 Mail Today   Azamgarh prays for daughters now By Piyush Srivastava in Azamgarh WHEN Shagufta had a baby during Ramzan last year, she thanked God for blessing her with a girl and not a boy. She is not a feminist – just an Azamgarh mother who does not want her child to be shot…

FEAR AND HOPE STILL LIVE- IN AT BATLAHOUSE

  September 18, 2009 Mail Today   FEAR AND HOPE STILL LIVE- IN AT BATLAHOUSE By Karanjeet Kaur in New Delhi Saturday is the anniversary of the ‘encounter’. MAIL TODAY revisits Ground Zero A YEAR after the alleged fake encounter at L- 18, Batla House, doors are still slammed on the faces of people who come inquiring. But…

COMMENTARY

  September 18, 2009 Mail Today   Govt must set up independent probe by Prashant Bhushan COMMENTARY THE National Human Rights Commission’s ( NHRC) clean chit to the Delhi Police in the controversial Batla House ‘encounter’ has not allayed the fears in the minds of people. Many still doubt the police version of what happened on September 19…

Interview with Nusarrat Jahan

http://www.mid-day.com/epaper/index.htm September 17, 2009 ‘I think Modi hates Muslims’ Nusarrat Jahan knows it’s going to be a long and lonely battle ahead in the fight to punish her sister Ishrat’s killers. She tells MiD DAY she’s ready to move heaven and earth By: Daipayan Halder Now that a metropolitan court at Ahmedabad has ruled Ishrat was killed in a staged encounter, do…

Times of India interview

  The Times of India September 16, 2009 Q&A ‘The crux is politicisation of the policeÂ’ Former Punjab DGP JulioRibeiro has often spoken out against fake encounters, but acknowledges that they took place when he was Mumbai police commissioner in the early 1980s. He talks to Jyoti Punwani about this practice: Are you shocked at the revelations about the Ishrat…

CJP demands comprehensive judicial probe.

  September 9, 2009 PRESS RELEASE CJP demands comprehensive judicial probe. The direct identification of the state Government with policemen accused of Illegal and extra judicial killings in Gujarat demand that the Supreme Court Orders a Judicial inquiry into all such killings in the state; That both the mother of Mahendra Jadhav, Mrs Sumitra Jadhav and widow of Jaffer Qasim’s Mariam have…

More encounters in Guj than in Naxal-hit states

  DNA India September 9, 2009 ‘More encounters in Guj than in Naxal-hit states’ Retd DGP RB Sreekumar says the killings in the state were staged DNA Correspondent Throwing open the floodgates of angst and frustration, retired director general of police RB Sreekumar spoke his mind on the fake encounters issue. Highlighting that Gujarat has witnessed more encounters in five years…

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