Articles about Section 144
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
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
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
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
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.
15 Jan 2020
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
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
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
#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
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.
18 Dec 2019
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
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.
16 Oct 2019
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.
15 Oct 2019
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.
14 Oct 2019
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
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: 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
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.
19 Aug 2019
NSA Ajit Doval briefs Amit Shah on Kashmir situation
Arriving in Delhi after reviewing the ground situation in Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Monday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the North Block and briefed him about the prevailing conditions in the region.
13 Aug 2019
Man who 'spoke' to Doval didn't know he was NSA
National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval has been camping in J&K for days now, reviewing security situation, and "interacting" with locals.
12 Aug 2019
After breather, security upped in J&K before Eid: Reports
In Jammu and Kashmir, curfew was re-imposed on Sunday afternoon, a day before Eid celebrations, said reports. Authorities had eased restrictions in some areas to help people prepare for the festival.
10 Aug 2019
J&K: NSA Ajit Doval assesses ground situation; speaks to locals
National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval visited Anantnag in south Kashmir and interacted with locals on Saturday.
10 Aug 2019
J&K: 18,000 offer namaz in Srinagar, schools reopen in Jammu
The first Friday after Centre's massive Kashmir move was peaceful and no major untoward incident was reported.
09 Aug 2019
Kashmir: Amid lockdown, administration hopes for peaceful Friday prayers
The first test of the effect of withdrawing special status from Jammu and Kashmir will be witnessed on Friday, and the administration clearly doesn't want to fail.
08 Aug 2019
Refrain from retaliation: US tells Pakistan after India's Kashmir move
The United States has asked Pakistan to refrain from retaliatory action after the country downgraded diplomatic ties with India on Wednesday.