Section 144

Section 144 imposed in Noida till January 31, no drones, protests allowed

There are apprehensions of unwanted activities due to which the section has been invoked 'one-sidedly' for the safety of the public, police said. 

published on : 23rd January 2021

Puducherry CM directs district administration to withdraw Section 144, paramilitary forces

Briefing newspersons, the Chief Minister said that if the district administration failed to do so, he would convene a meeting of the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA)

published on : 12th January 2021

Manusmriti Dahan Divas cancelled, Section 144 imposed in Naugaon Bazaar

The event was being organised by BYCS to commemorate the historical episode of B R Ambedkar burning a copy of the Manusmriti to defy upper-caste hegemony, on this day in 1927.

published on : 26th December 2020

Section 144 to be invoked near Koregaon-Bhima war memorial ahead of January 1

Section 144 will be in force from the midnight of December 30 to January 2, 2021, and people from outside have been prohibited from entering the villages around the war memorial.

published on : 25th December 2020

Shops forced to shut down by cops in Puducherry after confusion over Section 144 extension

The cops informed the shopkeepers that prohibitory orders under Section 144 had been extended till 6 pm on November 26, which came as a surprise as they had no intimation

published on : 26th November 2020

Section 144 imposed in Rajasthan after major post-Diwali coronavirus spike 

It has also been reported that after Diwali six per cent of the country's patients are from Rajasthan.

published on : 21st November 2020

Section 144 imposed at Odisha's Pentha beach as drowning cases raise red flag

Sources said that Pentha beach is not favourable for swimming or water-based recreational activities and locals demanded seployment of lifeguards.

published on : 19th November 2020

Eyebrows raised over Kerala's decision to invoke draconian law to prevent spread of pandemic

No other state or Union territory in the country has invoked Section 144 of the CrPC to fight the COVID-19 pandemic

published on : 4th November 2020

Prohibitory orders extended in eight districts of Kerala

In Wayanad, the district Collector prohibited crowding of more than five people in public places till November 15. 

published on : 31st October 2020

Section 144 near Simhadwar in Puri for Devi Sabha

However this year, the administration cancelled Devi Sabha in view of the Covid-19.

published on : 28th October 2020

Veerappan’s wife, relatives among 100 booked for defying section 144

Veerappan was killed in an encounter with the special task force on October 18, 2004, and was buried at Moolakadu near Kolathur in the district.

published on : 21st October 2020

BJP misused COVID-19 curbs to further its agenda, suppress protests: Teesta Setalvad

The activist accused the BJP government of causing an undeclared state of Emergency, unlike the one during former PM Indira Gandhi’s rule, which, she said, could at least be legally challenged.

published on : 9th October 2020

Section 144: Shopkeepers allege harassment by police

Shop owners in the city have come out against police for closing down shops arbitrarily under the guise of Covid-19 control.

published on : 6th October 2020

Disorderly Section 144 clampdown riles public

Unscientific enforcement of CrPC Section 144 clamped by the police has caused widespread protests among residents and traders in the state capital.

published on : 6th October 2020

Section 144 orders will be strictly enforced: DGP

Buyers need to maintain a queue in front of the shop where the distancing markings are drawn.

published on : 4th October 2020
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