Supreme Court seeks CISF cadre for security inside courts
In recent instances, witnesses and the accused in criminal cases have been killed inside court complexes. Local police usually handle court security, but they are increasingly being seen unable to deal with the demands of the courts. Chief Justice of India SA Bobde has asked the government to consider a separate cadre to step in wherever required.
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Tis Hazari scuffle: At least 20 police officials injured, vehicles vandalised
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How cops prevented escape of 150 inmates
Amidst a violent clash between the police and lawyers at Tis Hazari court, 150 hardened criminals could have been out on streets if it were not for the policemen's spontaneous action. Despite the chaos, the policemen fastened the gates of the lock-up at the court with handcuffs and stationed a table so that the lawyers could not enter inside.
Tis Hazari clash: Lawyers file RTI over Delhi police protest at PHQ
Lawyers filed an RTI over the Delhi Police protest at PHQ, which took place on November 05. “We filed the RTI to Delhi police headquarters, ...
Delhi Police vs lawyers: Hundreds of cops protest against Tis Hazari violence
A parking row between police personnel and lawyers on Saturday had escalated leading to violence and arson at the Tis Hazari Court complex. At least 20 police personnel and several lawyers were injured and many vehicles were damaged in the incident. The lawyers alleged that the police fired at them.
HC to hear in Feb plea for action against police officials for protesting against clash with lawyers
In unprecedented protests by Delhi police, thousands of its personnel on Tuesday laid siege outside the Police Headquarters for 11 hours and staged a virtual revolt sparked by two attacks on their colleagues before calling off their stir following multiple appeals including from their chief.
Lawyer-Police clash: Delhi HC says its Nov 3 order applicable to Nov 2 FIRs only
After the November 3 order, an on-duty policeman and a civilian were allegedly thrashed by advocates outside Saket Court on Monday and on Tuesday, two separate FIRs were lodged by the police in this regard. Lawyers in all the six district courts here abstained from work for the third consecutive day on Wednesday, protesting against the clash between advocates and the police.
Lawyers strike continues for 3rd day in Delhi, gates of Patiala, Saket district courts closed to litigants
The lawyers closed the main gates at Patiala House and Saket district courts and did not let litigants access the court premises, citing security reasons. During the protest at Rohini district court, one lawyer took off his clothes and poured kerosene on his body threatening to immolate himself, while another advocate climbed atop a building in the premises.
Centre 'unhappy' with police protests, Delhi Police brass under radar
The view emerging in the central government in the wake of police protests after the lawyers-police clash is that the Delhi Police leadership failed to live up to the occasion to control the situation, leading to adverse public perception, they said, adding a shakeup in the top brass of the force is expected soon. There is a possibility of more action against police.
Unprecedented protests by Delhi Police against attack on colleagues, stir called off after assurance
Special Commissioner of Police (Crime) Satish Golcha urged them to end stir and resume duty, while assuring them that a review petition will be filed against the Delhi High Court order
Identify lawyers indulging in hooliganism, protests bringing bad name to institution: BCI Chairman
Following the violent clashes at Tis Hazari court complex between the lawyers and the police, Bar Council of India has requested the advocates to end their protest and wrote to bar bodies to identify the lawyers who created a nuisance with the 'hooliganism'. Resorting to violence will not help but rather prove adverse, said BCI Chairman.
Order of no coercive action against lawyers not be applicable to subsequent incidents: Centre to HC
Some of the lawyers associations also approached the high court seeking ban on the media from showing videos of the recent incidents saying they could worsen the situation.
Police on the streets a 'new low', says Congress questioning Amit Shah's silence
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala asked whether this is BJP's 'New India' and wondered where the ruling party is taking the country to. He said the Delhi Police, which is directly under the charge of the Home ministry, is protesting on the streets outside its ITO headquarters and Home Minister Amit Shah and the Home ministry is "missing in action".
MHA closely monitoring Delhi situation, police submits report
The Union Home Ministry on Tuesday received a report from Delhi Police on the clash between lawyers and police at the Tis Hazari court complex in which at least 20 security personnel and several advocates were injured.
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