Free Press Journal
  • Acting Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh to continue in office, says Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday said the newly appointed acting Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir shall continue in office till the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) takes a decision on the matter. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said acting DGP Dilbag Singh, who replaced S P Vaid, shall continue to operate. It asked the UPSC to take a decision within four weeks on the suitability of

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    Supreme Court refuses to interfere with Jammu and Kashmir’s DGP appointment

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to interfere with the Jammu and Kashmir government appointing an acting director general of police (DGP). A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud issued notice and sought a reply from the Centre.

  • SC issues directions on fast-track trials of child sexual abuse cases

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a slew of measures to monitor and fast-track trials across the country in sexual abuse cases involving children under stringent POCSO Act, including a direction to all High Courts to set up a panel of three judges to look into such cases.

  • Bhopal: DGP triggers row by asking cops to stay away from social media

    Bhopal: Director general of police (DGP) Rishi Shukla again grabbed limelight by asking the cops to stay away from social media. Notably, since Shukla took over as DGP in July, 2016, number of heinous crimes took place in the district bringing disrepute to the state. The rise in number of incidents of crime in 2017 was 12 per cent more than that of 2016.

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    Bhima-Koregaon violence: Two charitable trusts file PIL against Prakash Ambedkar, others

    Mumbai: Two charitable trusts, Action for Good Governance and Networking in India and Public Concern for Governance Trust have filed Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Bombay High Court (HC) against the State of Maharashtra, The Director General of Police (DGP), Commissioner of Police (CP), Mumbai, Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh, Republican Party of India (RPI), Bahujan Mukti Party (BMP), Baudhjan Panchayat Samiti (BPS), Shivraj Pratisthan and Samasta Hindu Aghadi.

  • 90% dip in stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir in 2017, says J&K DGP

    Jammu : Jammu and Kashmir Police chief S P Vaid has said there has been a 90 per cent dip in incidents of stone-pelting in Kashmir Valley this year as compared to the last year and credited the people of Kashmir for the improvement in the situation.

  • NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra DGP on Sangli custodial death

    Mumbai: The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to the Director General of Police, Maharashtra, after taking suo motu cognizance of media reports that on November 6, police personnel beat to death a young man in custody in Sangli, and burnt his body in order to destroy the evidence.

  • Mumbai: Human trafficking not priority of general police, but special cells

    Mumbai: The Director General of Police Satish Mathur announced recently that human trafficking would be brought under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) and the Anti-human Trafficking units(AHTUs) would be further strengthened. The Free Press Journal took a reality check on the problems facing officers during rescue operations and repatriation of trafficked girls.

  • Chandigarh stalking case: ‘Law graduate’ Vikas Barala refused to give blood, urine sample

    Chandigarh: Tajender Singh Luthra, Director General of Police (DGP) today informed that both the accused in the Chandigarh stalking case had refused to give their blood and urine sample for the investigation. “The duty doctor did want to take the blood and urine sample, but the accused are law graduates, they knew the law very well. Therefore, they refused to give the blood and urine sample,” DGP Luthra told the reporter here.

  • Harmanpreet set to become DSP

    Chandigarh : Cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur, whose steller innings against Australia steered India into the ICC Women’s World Cup final, may soon don khaki as the Punjab government has initiated the process of inducting her as a DSP in the state police.

  • Bhopal: MP Police bag gold in national meet

    BHOPAL: MP Police bagged two medals in the 17th All-India Police Shooting Competition. Director general of police congratulated the winners and also declared an award for them.

  • Indore: Chief secretary, DGP visit Turnal village

    Dewas: State chief secretary Basant Pratap Singh and director general of police (DGP) RK Shukla on Wednesday visited Turnal village. Singh and Shukla visited the village to inspect ongoing arrangements for the welcome of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on March 19.

  • Ujjain: Swift investigation a priority, says DGP

    Ujjain: Director General of Police (DGP) of Madhya Pradesh Rishi Kumar Shukla convened a meeting of the police officials of Ujjain division at Police Control Room here on Thursday.

  • Bhopal: Senior cops to man FRVs once a month

    BHOPAL: Director General of Police have given instructions that every month SHOs, CSPs, DSPs and ASPs will have to man Dial-100 FRVs once in a month. The DGP was addressing the concluding session of the two day training of the police officers in Dial-100 control room, on Friday.

  • Bombay HC raps government, police over cops travelling in reserved coaches

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday directed Maharashtra state home department and Director General of Police to issue circular to every police station in the state, warning of disciplinary action against personnel who travel in coaches reserved for disabled persons in local trains.

  • Bhopal: RAW chief meets DGP, cops

    BHOPAL: The chief of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) held an informal meeting with the director general of police and other staff on Monday. He pointed out the terrorists and their operating network.