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Introspection Needed to Find Why A Sportsperson Turned into ‘Gangster’: Shashi Kant on Vickey Gounder

Talking about slain gangster Vickey Gounder, who was killed by Punjab police few days back, former Directer General of Police (Prisons) Shashi Kant said that there is need to introspect the  reasons, circumstances and causes which turned a good sports person towards crime.

Take Action Against State For Prejury And Contempt, Ex-DGP Shashi Kant to HC

Former DGP jails Punjab Shashi Kant has reportedly submitted an affidavit in the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking perjury and contempt of court

Udta Punjab brigns back drugs abuse issue in Focus: Talk with Former DGP Shashi Kant

Controversy surrounding Bollywood movie Udta Punjab has once again brought the issue of drugs abuse in Punjab into the focus of media and public debate.

Shashi Kant’s report on Drugs smuggling in Punjab never existed in records: Punjab Govt. tell HC

Punjab Government has brushed away the possibility of bringing out the names of drug paddlers in Punjab, who were reportedly named in a report submitted by former top police officer Shashi Kant, as the government has maintained that no such report existed in its records.

Discussing Report of Justice Katju Commission on Behbal Kalan Firing [TalkShow]

A People's Commission headed by former Supreme Court of Indian Judge Justice Markandey Katju was appointed by prominent Human Rights' organisations of Punjab to hold an inquiry into October 14, 2015 police firing at Behbal Kalan.

Exclusive Report Based on Discussion on Rising Fascism in India under Modi Regime

This Special report is based on a discussion on Rising Fascism in India under Modi Regime at Kisan Bhawan Chandigarh.

Killer Punjab cop living abroad under fake identity: Former Punjab DGP Shashi Kant

This is full recording of speech of former Punjab DGP (Prisons) during human rights conference at Baba Makhan Singh Lobana Bhawan, Sector 30, Chandigarh on World Human Rights Day (December 10, 2015).

Human Rights abuser cops living in Canada under fake identity: former DGP Shashi Kant

Former Punjab DGP (Prisons) Shashi Kant yesterday maintained an infamous Punjab cop, who was responsible for committing “endless” atrocities on civilian Sikh population in Punjabduring the days of militancy, was alive and living abroad.

Jaswant Singh Khalra was murdered in cold-blood by Punjab police: former DGP Shashi Kant

Punjab's former DGP (Prisons) Shashi Kant has said that human rights activist Jaswant Singh Khalra was killed in cold-blooded murder by the Punjab police.

Notice to Punjab Govt., info panel for denying RTI onShashi Kant’s report

The Punjab and Haryana high court yesterday issued a notice to the Home Department of Punjab government, ADGP (intelligence) and the State Information Commission on a petition against the commission's orders declining a report submitted by former DGP (prisons) Shashi Kant to an applicant under the RTI Act. Justice Mahesh Grover of the high court issued the notice while hearing a petition filed by Dr Sandeep Kumar Gupta.

Shashi Kant’s report on drug paddlers turns mystery; State Information commission expresses helplessness

Punjab government's Home Department as well as the intelligence wing have categorically denied the possession of a secret report that was said to be submitted by former IPS officer Shashi Kant.

PIL seeks custodial interrogation of Shashi Kant to ‘extract’ information on drugs trade in Punjab

Chandigarh: A Ludhiana resident has moved to the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking directions to interrogate former DGP (Prisons) Shashi Kant in custody to obtain information about drug smugglers and drug-paddlers in Punjab.

Shashi Kant seeks compensation and rehabilitation for families of victims of drug abuse

[...] It indicates that ‘one in three college students are addicts, and up to 75 percent of the youth population has been exposed to drugs in one form or another. More than 60% school going children, sometimes as young as 13 having taken drugs at one point of time or the other’. Even Punjab government’s affidavit, of 2009, given to the Hon’ble Punjab & Haryana High Court states that 67% rural households of Punjab have at least one addict in the family. A study of June 2011 and available on the net, pegs the drug addiction to more that 70%. [...]

On Drugs Abuse and Trafficking in Punjab, with Shashi Kant | Punjab in Drugs Glut

Punjab is in tight grip of drug abuse. According to various reports vast majority of present day youth in Punjab are in death clinches of drugs. Punjab government led by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son, and his deputy in government, Sukhbir Badal has been attempting to undermine the issue. The results of recently held Lok Sabha polls pushed Punjab government to rethink about it’s position on drug issue.

Punjab government’s move against drug menace dying without any output

Pataila (August 15, 2014): The drug problem in Punjab is believed to have close political connections. Many of state ministers have been accused of involvement in drug trade. A former Punjab police cop and an international drug lord Jagidh Bhola openly named Bikram Majithia, a Punjab cabinet minister and close relative of ruling Badal family, as patron of drug trade in Majha region of Punjab. Sevens other politicians were named by former DGP (Prisons) Shashi Kant.

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Do not try to provoke me without reason: Shashi Kant to other Aam Aadmi Party fellows

Former Punjab Director General of Police (DGP-Prisons) has sent a strong worded message to some fellow Aam Aamdi Party members. Shashi Kant has alleged that 'a good many AAPians (members of the Aam Aadmi Party) are in awe of him and keep on attacking him without any provocation'.

Drug mafia list: OP Soni, Ajit Kohar lashes defamation cases against ex-DGP Shashi Kant

The former DGP (prisons) Shashi Kant seemed to be facing situation that has been encountered by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s India convener Arvind Kejriwal few days back, as an Amritsar court has summoned Shashi Kant on November 01, 2014 in a defamation case filed by a Congress MLA.

Punjab: Human Rights body urge ex-DGP Shashi Kant to name all politicians, cops involved in drugs trade

Chandigarh/ Punjab (May 20, 2014): As per media reports the Majha Ex-Servicemen Human Rights Front led by Colonel GS Sandhu (retd.) has asked former Director Gengerl of Police (Prison) Shashi Kant to name all politicians, civil and police officials involved in illegal drug trade. During his tenure, Shashi Kant reportedly prepared a long list of such people involved in drug trafficking.

Punjab High Court says no to anticipatory bail for Shashi Kant who alleged fear of arrest in “created case”

Chandigarh/ Punjab (May 02, 2014): It is learnt that the Punjab and Haryana High Court did not find any merit in former DGP (Prisons) Shashi Kant's petition seeking anticipatory bail. According to media reports Shashi Kant’s petition, seeking blanket anticipatory bail in any criminal case to be registered against him in the state, failed to find favour with the Punjab and Haryana High Court on May 01.

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Fearing arrest in “created case” Shashi Kant seek anticipatory bail from High Court

Chandigarh/ Punjab (April 30, 2014): As per media reports [f]earing his arrest in a "created case" by Punjab politicians, former Punjab DGP (Prisons) and Aam Aadmi Party leader Shashi Kant has moved the Punjab and Haryana high court seeking anticipatory bail in any criminal case to be registered against him in the state.

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