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Do the Assaults in Haryana’s Mahendragarh Follow a Pattern?

Do the Assaults in Haryana’s Mahendragarh Follow a Pattern?Several violent attacks have been reported in Mahendragarh since December, with the timing as a common link – always after Friday prayers. Kamaldeep, Superintendent of Police, Mahendergarh. Credit: Twitter/ANI Mahendragarh (Haryana): There are different narratives about the beating up of two Jammu and Kashmir students here. But the… Read More »

Valentine’s Day Vandalism and The Political Economy of Policing in India

Valentine’s Day Vandalism and The Political Economy of Policing in IndiaIndia’s police leaders and policy makers need to understand how acts of vandalism on Valentine’s day are a reflection of what is fundamentally wrong with our police today. Bajrang Dal activists burn an effigy symbolising Valentine’s Day during a protest. Credit: PTI It’s that time… Read More »