The Assam government announced a judicial inquiry into the circumstances leading to the incident amid mounting public anger.
On May 17, 2009, Beemapally witnessed worst police firing in state’s history. While 6 died instantly, 3 others succumbed to injuries later
"Somebody asked me if it has become a pattern in Assam that criminals are fired upon when they attempt to flee from police custody. I would say that should be the pattern," the Assam CM said.
SIT questions former home minister for his role in police firing that happened in 2015; Akalis allege Rahul conspiracy
In the Kotkapura police firing incident, police opened fire at people protesting against the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Faridkot in 2015.
The litigant wanted the court to direct NHRC to reopen the case.
The Punjab Police Special Investigation Team (SIT), reached Badal's Sector 4 MLAs' flat and questioned him for nearly two-and-a-half hours.
Parkash Singh Badal was the CM when incidents of the desecration of a religious text and police firing at people protesting against it took place in Faridkot in 2015.
Hakeem had tendered her resignation back in August 2020 as well, but Singh had refused to accept it.
The new SIT is investigating the two FIRs registered on October 14, 2015 and August 7, 2018 in connection with the Kotkapura incident.
Retired judge of Madras High Court, Aruna Jagadeesan, who is heading the Commission of Inquiry, submitted her interim report to Chief Minister M K Stalin at the Secretariat.
A bench headed by NGT chairperson A K Goel allowed the state government to file its reply on Vedanta's plea by August 9, when it will next hear the matter.
Tamil Nadu Opposition bandh condemning Thoothukudi police firing: DMK chief Stalin, Thol Thirumavalavan arrested
Amid sloganeering and resistance, police whisked him away before clearing DMK cadre surrounding the police van ferrying him.
Demonstrations were staged by the DMK, its allies Congress, IUML and friendly parties like MDMK, VCK, CPI, CPI(M) and MMK in several parts of the state and neighbouring Puducherry.
Superintendent of Police injured, violent clashes continue between police and anti-Sterlite protestors.