Articles about Police Firing
14 Jul 2021
Notorious snatcher held after encounter with police in Rohini
A 27-year-old man allegedly involved in more than 50 cases of snatching and robbery was arrested after a brief encounter with police in the Rohini area, the police said on Wednesday.
21 Apr 2021
US: Police shoot, kill a teenage girl in Columbus, Ohio
Police shot and killed a teenage girl on Tuesday afternoon in Columbus just as the verdict was being announced in the trial for the killing of George Floyd.
05 Apr 2021
Four of infamous Durgesh Gang nabbed in Noida
Four alleged members of a gang involved in over five dozen cases of street crimes in Delhi-NCR were held after a gunfight with the police in Noida on Monday, officials said.
05 Mar 2021
Nepalese Police fires at three Indians, one killed
A young man was killed after the Nepalese Police allegedly fired at three Indians who had gone across the border from Pilibhit district to attend a fair in Nepal's Kanchanpur.
24 Feb 2019
Arunachal Pradesh: Protesters burn Deputy CM's house; Army deployed
A couple of days after it was reported that one person had been killed in a police firing in Arunachal Pradesh, protesters, on Sunday, burnt down the house of the state's Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein.
23 Feb 2019
Arunachal Pradesh: One killed, dozens injured in Itanagar police firing
One person was allegedly killed during police firing in Itanagar after protests against the state government turned violent on Friday.
18 Feb 2019
SC sets aside NGT order; Sterlite plant to remain closed
In a big win for the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court, on Monday, refused to allow the re-opening of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Thoothukudi.
22 Dec 2018
#SterliteViolence: Fleeing protesters were killed by shots to head, chest
In an exclusive report, Reuters has shed more light on the death of 13 people who were part of the anti-Sterlite protests that rocked Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu in May.
15 Dec 2018
NGT clears way for reopening of Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi
The Vedanta-owned Sterlite copper plant in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi has come a step closer to reopening.
03 Jun 2018
Tuticorin: UN experts condemn police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters
A team of United Nations experts has condemned police firing on agitators during the anti-Sterlite protest in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin on May 22.
30 May 2018
Tuticorin: Once again, our saviors, the police, failed us
Last week, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, saw one of India's deadliest protests. At least 14 died in police firing as they took out demonstrations against Vedanta's city-based Sterlite copper plant.
29 May 2018
Sterlite-violence: FIR defends police-firing, but protestors have disturbing tales
The Sterlite protests have apparently revealed shocking abuse of power. After days of intense pressure from the opposition, the FIR has named two "deputy tahsildars" who ordered police firing on protestors.
28 May 2018
After 13 police-firing deaths, TN orders Sterlite plant shut down
The Tamil Nadu (TN) government has permanent closure of the Sterlite plant in Tuticorin, after violent protests over environmental damage resulted in 13 deaths.
26 May 2018
Sterlite violence: Vedanta sticks with plan to expand copper plant
Vedanta Resources have decided to go ahead with their expansion plan for the Sterlite copper plant in Thuoothukudi, just days after 13 people were killed and over 100 injured after police opened fire on anti-Sterlite protesters.
24 May 2018
Sterlite violence: 'Police shot agitators to safeguard themselves,' says CM
A fresh controversy erupted today when TN CM E Palaniswami defended police-firing on protesters, saying they were "defend(ing) and safeguard(ing) themselves."
23 May 2018
Sterlite protest: Madras HC stays construction of new copper plant
On Tuesday, at least 9 people were killed in a protest in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, after police opened fire on the protesters who were demanding the closure of the Sterlite copper plant run by UK-based Vendanta Resources.
22 May 2018
TN: Several killed in police-firing as Sterlite protests turn violent
Eight people were killed as police allegedly opened fire on activists protesting the Sterlite copper-plant in Tuticorin, TN.
18 Jun 2017
Two civilians died in police firing each week during 2009-2015
At least 7 farmers in MP died when police opened fire at protesters in Mandsaur.