Section 144: News

25 Dec 2022


Mangaluru: Man stabbed to death by miscreants; Section 144 imposed

Two unidentified miscreants reportedly stabbed a man to death on the outskirts of Karnataka's Mangaluru at Katippalla on Saturday night.

29 Aug 2022


Jharkhand: Woman dies after stalker sets her ablaze; protests erupt

Jharkhand is said to be tense after a 19-year-old woman from the Dumka district, who was set on fire by a man stalking her, died from burn injuries on Sunday, The Indian Express reported.

05 Aug 2022

Delhi Police

Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi detained as Congress marches towards Rashtrapati Bhavan

The Delhi Police detained former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, general secretary Priyanka Gandhi, and other party leaders on Friday as they marched towards the Rashtrapati Bhavan to protest unemployment and inflation.

25 Jun 2022


Maharashtra: Section 144 imposed in Mumbai as political crisis deepens

The Mumbai Police on Saturday imposed Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) across the city, prohibiting gatherings of five or more people, News18 reported.

06 Jun 2022

Bhagwant Mann

Operation Blue Star anniversary: Pro-Khalistan sloganeering at Golden Temple

Followers of the extremist Sikh organizations raised pro-Khalistan slogans at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on the 38th anniversary of Operation Blue Star, PTI reported.

25 May 2022

Andhra Pradesh

Renaming district: Violent protesters in Andhra set minister's house ablaze

Andhra Pradesh's Amalapuram is on the edge after demonstrations against the renaming of the Konaseema district turned violent.

Uttarakhand: 'Hindu Mahapanchayat' near Roorkee not allowed; Section 144 imposed

A religious gathering called the Hindu Mahapanchayat in Dada Jabalpur village, Roorkee district, was prohibited by the Uttarakhand police on Wednesday.

09 Jun 2021


Thirteen Delhi residents booked for flouting COVID-19 norms in Noida

Police has booked 13 people from Delhi, including three women, for violating COVID-19 norms by gathering at a party in Noida in Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Wednesday.

14 Dec 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Farmers go on hunger strike, agitation against agricultural laws intensifies

The farmers' agitation against the three controversial agricultural laws is set to intensify today, as heads of all farmers' unions began a hunger strike at 8 am. The strike will end at 5 pm.

08 Dec 2020


Kejriwal put under house arrest, claims AAP; Delhi Police denies

In a sensational claim which may start another political slugfest between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the former alleged on Tuesday that Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been put under house arrest, a charge denied by Delhi Police, which is governed by the Centre.

03 Oct 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

Journalists allowed to meet Hathras gang-rape victim's family after outrage

The Uttar Pradesh government, led by BJP's Yogi Adityanath, sent at least 300 police officers to lock down the Bulgaddhi village in Hathras, where a 19-year-old Dalit woman was gang-raped and assaulted.

02 Oct 2020


Anger over Hathras gang-rape intensifies, gatherings banned at India Gate

As India remains enraged over the Hathras gang-rape incident with protests happening in several pockets, Delhi Police banned large gatherings at India Gate — the heart of the National Capital where one of the biggest protests happened in 2012 after Nirbhaya was gang-raped and tortured.

12 Aug 2020


#BengaluruBurns: "Derogatory" Facebook post on Prophet sparks violence, three dead

A bloodthirsty mob went on a rampage in Northeast Bengaluru, Karnataka, late last night after being irked by a derogatory Facebook post on Prophet Muhammad, uploaded by a Congress MLA's relative.

01 Jul 2020


Amid surge in coronavirus cases, Section 144 imposed in Mumbai

Even as India has started unlocking and several curbs have been lifted, Mumbai Police has imposed Section 144 of CrPC to restrict movements in containment zones and other parts of the city in a bid to contain coronavirus' transmission.

23 Mar 2020


The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus

To contain the spread of coronavirus, several Indian cities finally took a cue from what is happening in other countries — a lockdown.

22 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: CrPC Section 144 imposed in Delhi till March 31

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been issued in Delhi till March 31 in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

21 Mar 2020


Coronavirus Outbreak: How are states preparing for tomorrow's Janata Curfew?

To reduce transmission of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indians should follow the Janata Curfew on Sunday, March 22, between 7 am and 9 pm.

20 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: Ladakh on virtual lockdown as tally rises to 10

Ladakh has been placed on virtual lockdown as the Union Territory reported two more cases of the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19.

16 Mar 2020


What should India do to fight coronavirus

With the coronavirus cases seeing a surge in India, despite the early measures taken by the government, experts feel a pre-emptive lockdown is the only way to deal with the deadly virus that has taken over 6,000 lives worldwide and infected 169,577.

01 Mar 2020

Delhi Police

Heavy police deployment at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh; Section 144 imposed

The Delhi Police on Sunday imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC in Shaheen Bagh, where protesters have staged a sit-in demonstration against the Citizenship Amendment Act since mid-December.

25 Feb 2020

Delhi Police

Northeast Delhi burns: 7 killed, nearly 100 injured in clashes

For nearly 12 hours, Northeast Delhi witnessed high-scale violence on Monday, at a time when US President Donald Trump is in India with his family members and top officials of his administration.

30 Jan 2020


UP: Court grants bail to 48 CAA protesters, slams police

Though Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) prompted protests across India, it was most violent in Uttar Pradesh where cops went on an overdrive to "punish" protesters.

Broadband internet returns to J&K, but with riders

In August 2019, Jammu and Kashmir was put under a heavy security blanket to prepare the erstwhile state for the abrogation of Article 370. Internet services were also suspended increasing woes of locals.

14 Jan 2020

Delhi Police

At Azad's bail hearing, judge asks if cops read Constitution

A judge of Tis Hazari Court reminded today that protesting is a constitutional right and can take place in any corner of the country.

02 Jan 2020


Assam: Videos of police violence at anti-CAA protests viral

Reports of police brutality emerge from Assam as protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act continued on the first day of the new year.

24 Dec 2019

Red Fort

CAA-stir: Protest begins at Delhi's Mandi House, Section 144 imposed

The protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act has taken center stage in Delhi, again, courtesy a protest march called by Swaraj India's Yogendra Yadav.

21 Dec 2019


'Dabangg 3' off to slow start, marred by anti-CAA protests

Salman Khan's much-awaited cop drama movie Dabangg 3, that released on Friday, has recorded a sluggish start (according to Bhai's standards) at the box office.

20 Dec 2019


#CAAProtests: 2 die in Karnataka, 1 in UP; several injured

Yesterday, thousands defied prohibitory orders and took to streets to protest against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act, which is seen as discriminatory towards Muslims by its critics.

19 Dec 2019

Narendra Modi

#CAAProtests: Vehicles torched in Lucknow, cops use tear gas

The protest against Citizenship Act took a violent turn in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on Thursday as vehicles were torched forcing cops to resort to firing tear gas shells.

19 Dec 2019

Delhi Police

CAA: Section-144 imposed at Delhi's Red Fort, across UP, Bengaluru

As nationwide agitation over the Citizenship Amendment Act continues to grow, authorities moved to foil protests planned for Thursday.

Day after Seelampur violence, Section 144 imposed in Northeast Delhi

Early on Wednesday morning, the police imposed Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) in the North East Delhi district of the national capital.

19 Nov 2019

Delhi Police

Slapped with 2 FIRs, JNU students demand no legal action

After a second FIR was filed in connection with the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) protests, the varsity's student union has demanded no administrative or legal action against the protesting students.

Ayodhya case: Muslims' lawyer tears map, CJI says "we'll leave"

On the 40th day of daily hearings of Ayodhya dispute, things took a dramatic turn in the Supreme Court infuriating the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.

Daily hearings in Ayodhya dispute likely to end tomorrow: CJI

The sensitive Ayodhya land dispute is nearing its finality in the Supreme Court. On Tuesday, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, who is heading the five-judge constitutional bench, remarked that daily hearings will be completed by tomorrow, October 16.

Ayodhya hearing to enter final stage today, Section 144 imposed

As the proceedings in the crucial Ayodhya case is all set to enter its final leg on Monday, the administration of the Uttar Pradesh town imposed Section 144 to deal with tensions.

07 Oct 2019


Mehbooba Mufti's daughter says Kashmir less important than Aarey trees

Earlier today, the Supreme Court put a stay on the felling of trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony until further orders, days after protests escalated over the weekend.

27 Sep 2019


Sharad Pawar-ED showdown: NCP chief won't visit agency's office today

Sharad Pawar, the chief of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), made a couple of flip flops on Friday.

14 Sep 2019

Samajwadi Party

To meet Akhilesh Yadav, SP leader dresses as groom

In a bizarre news, a Samajwadi Party leader named Firoz Khan, dressed up like a groom to enter Rampur, the constituency represented by Azam Khan.

11 Sep 2019

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naidu, son, put under house arrest

In Andhra Pradesh, the political rivalry between YSR Congress and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) took a new turn after former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was put under house arrest to prevent him from participating in a protest against the current government, led by Jagan Reddy.

25 Aug 2019

Rashtriya Janata Dal

Srinagar: Before being sent back, Rahul negotiated with airport officials

With a motive to assess the situation in the Valley, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi landed in Srinagar on Saturday, along with several other Opposition leaders.