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CHRI & PRW- MAHARASHTRA GOVT. SHOULD NOT ASSAULT PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY

  URGENT PRESS STATEMENT MAHARASHTRA GOVT. SHOULD NOT ASSAULT PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY: CHRI & PRW The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative and Police Reforms Watch (PRW), Mumbai note with consternation the Maharashtra government’s decision to make certain amendments to the Code of Criminal Procedure which will make prosecuting corruption and...

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24 June
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CHRI Director Maja Daruwala’sa OpEd on the human crisis within the ranks of Mumbai Police

  http://www.mid-day.com/articles/needed-a-system-that-breeds-cops-not-toadies/16189176   Needed: A system that breeds cops, not toadies By Maja Daruwala | On May 2, a policeman murdered his superior, wounded another and then shot himself — all this over being disciplined for taking leave. This is not just a tragedy for the families, but yet another moment...

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06 May
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Illegalities of Mumbai Police’s Social Media Monitoring Lab

  http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-polices-social-media-monitoring-lab-secretive-and-acting-illegally/16087188   Mumbai Police's Social Media Monitoring Lab secretive and acting illegally? By Saurav Datta |Posted 24-Mar-2015 “We shall only monitor, not censor. Our aim is to bridge the gap between the public’s expectations and delivery of police services, and maintain public order.” On 17 March 2013, when Satyapal...

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30 March
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Is CM Fadnavis unwilling to curb political interference in policing ?

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-activists-is-fadnavis-reluctant-to-curb-political-interference-in-police-functioning-2065399   Activists: Is Fadnavis reluctant to curb political interference in police functioning? Monday, 2 March 2015 - 5:32am IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dna | From the print edition Naziya Alvi Rahman Ahead of the upcoming assembly session, activists from Mumbai are demanding that the Devendra Fadnavis-led government...

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30 March
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“Overhaul The Maharashtra Police (Amendment and Continuance) Act 2014- PRESS CONFERENCE COVERAGE

In Asian Age, 26 February 2015 http://www.asianage.com/mumbai/overhaul-police-reform-act-979 Published on The Asian Age (http://www.asianage.com) Home > Metros > Mumbai > ‘Overhaul police reform Act’ ‘Overhaul police reform Act’ By editor Created 26 Feb 2015 - 00:00 Three different groups fighting for police reforms in Maharashtra expressed their anguish against the Maharashta Police (Amendment...

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30 March
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