Where is the rule of law when a man can be shot down in a courtroom?
It sounds like the final scene of a TV crime drama: a notorious gangster is gunned down in court, his assassins disguised as lawyers.
Chief Justice NV Ramana condemns police brutality
Over the last three years, 348 people died and 1189 were tortured in police custody in India. And this is almost certainly an underestimate.
The police should be protectors – not abusers
The police and the justice system are there to safeguard us. Instead, they have become abusers in the pay of corrupt and wealthy politicians.
Our institutions have failed us
The justice system, education, the military, the electoral commission, the media: institutions are the building blocks of a democratic society, the essence of civilisation.
Raghu Rama Krishna Raju arrested and tortured in custody as a result of “revenge politics”
India’s institutions are broken. There is no clearer example than the case of Raghu Rama Krishna Raju, an Andhra Pradesh MP for the YSR Congress Party.
Five Indians die in police custody every day
The police are supposed to protect us. In India, we need to be protected against them.
Justice is under attack, but no one’s noticed. Why the murder of two lawyers didn’t make the headlines
It’s already become another forgotten news story.
Two Telegana lawyers killed in broad daylight. Can politicians get away with murder?
Those who stand up for justice in India put their own lives on the line.
Corruption in India's police force
42% of people in contact with Indian police have had to pay a bribe
Murdered by the forces of the law
Encounter killings are not the same as justice. But they have become commonplace, with police acting as judge, jury, and executioner.
Police brutality in Andhra Pradesh
2020 saw a rise in police violence, particularly against members of the Dalit community
Is Law Getting Twisted in the Hands of Jagan?
Ever since the YSR Congress Party came into power in Andhra Pradesh, there have been numerous cases all over the state where the police have been in the headlines for the wrong reasons.