DGP

  • Name missing from voters list, Bihar DGP fails to cast vote 17-04-2014 02:57 PM

    Bihar Director General of Police (DGP) Abhyanand could not cast his vote on Thursday as his name did not figure in the voters list. "My name is not in voters list hence I am not able to exercise my franchise," Abhyanand told PTI. He said the same had happened last...
  • Tamil Nadu government appoints Anoop Jaiswal as DGP-Elections 05-04-2014 08:02 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu government on Saturday posted Director General of Police and Police Housing Corporation Chairman and Managing Director, Anoop Jaiswal, as in-charge, of Elections with immediate effect. "Jaiswal is transferred and posted as Director General of Police (Elections), Tamil Nadu to attend all election related works involving police", Chief...
  • AN Upadhyay takes charge as Chhattisgarh DGP 02-03-2014 10:12 PM

    AN Upadhyay has been appointed as the Director General of Police (DGP) of Chhattisgarh. Upadhyay (55), a 1985 batch IPS officer, is currently the acting DGP of the Naxal-infested state, since his predecessor Ramniwas retired from service. He assumed the charge as DGP on Saturday evening after his name was...
  • Four policemen suspended as UP bureaucrat's wife stuck in traffic 30-12-2013 05:58 PM

    Four policemen have been suspended for stopping traffic to clear the way for the vehicles of a former UP police chief and his family that apparently left many commuters stranded including the wife of a top bureaucrat in the state. Former Director General of Police Prakash Singh and his family...
  • UP DGP tells officials to ensure peace during festival season 09-10-2013 05:49 PM

    Azamgarh: Uttar Pradesh DGP Devraj Nagar on Wednesday issued directions to concerned officials to ensure law and order during the coming festival season in the state. At a meeting at the circuit house in Azamgarh, he asked the officials to take all necessary steps for maintenance of peace during the...
  • Under probe Andhra DGP denied extension; BP Rao likely to be successor 26-09-2013 07:55 PM

    Hyderabad: Senior IPS officer B Prasada Rao is expected to become the next Director General of Andhra Pradesh Police, succeeding V Dinesh Reddy who will have to demit office on September 30 following the State Government's rejection of his plea for extension of tenure. The Government on Thursday filed an...
  • DA case: My wife and I only own 7.5 acres land, says AP DGP 20-09-2013 01:01 PM

    Andhra Pradesh DGP V Dinesh Reddy on Friday said he along with his wife owned only seven-and-half acres pertaining to eight sale deeds out of the 542 deeds (1,500 acres) mentioned in a petition filed by a senior IPS officer against him in the Supreme Court. In the backdrop of...
  • Punjab: Ex-DGP alleges involvement of political parties in drug rackets 18-09-2013 07:56 PM

    Former DG of Prisons in Punjab Shashi Kant has alleged that major political parties in Punjab are involved in drug rackets. The Punjab and Haryana High Court has taken suo moto cognisance of the matter and issued notices to the Punjab government and the union government. In his letter Shashi...
  • UP govt transfers two IPS officers 11-09-2013 12:47 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred two IPS officers, a spokesman said in Lucknow. Vinay Kumar Yadav, who was attached with the DGP headquarters, has been posted as SP Kasganj. SP Kasganj Rajendra Prasad Pandey has been attached with the DGP headquarters, he said. Meanwhile, transfer of Inspector General of...
  • Will go through CCTV footage of Mahabodhi temple thoroughly: Police 07-07-2013 05:38 PM

    A series of nine explosions took place early on Sunday morning in the Buddhist city of Bodh Gaya in Bihar, leaving two monks injured. The Bihar Police said the Bodhgaya Temple Management Committee (BTMC) has requested it to step security in the temple. DGP Abhayanand told reporters that the police...
  • Number of missing people could be higher than 3000: Uttarakhand DGP 30-06-2013 03:45 PM

    Even as Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said the number of missing people in his state after the floods is 3000, the state's DGP said the number could be bigger as per the data collected by disaster management body. "Our priority right now is to clear Kedarnath. The bodies we...
  • Maharashtra: DGP, three officers booked 15-05-2013 09:30 PM

    Nagpur: Police have booked Maharashtra's Director General of Police Sanjeev Dayal and senior officials of the government under a special Act following a complaint lodged against them by a top prison official for allegedly delaying his promotion. The officials were booked on Tuesday under the provisions of Prevention of Atrocities...
  • Punjab: NRI acquitted in murder of former MLA NS Gill 09-05-2013 02:30 AM

    Moga: An NRI, accused of killing a former MLA and father of ex-Punjab DGP in 1991, was on Wednesday acquitted of the charge by a local court, which held that the Canadian was falsely implicated in the case. Jagdev Singh was booked on the charge of killing NS Gill, a...
  • Is it right to arrest people for Facebook posts? 19-11-2012 11:51 PM

    While the DGP ordered a probe into the arrest of the girls, sources in Home Ministry said they were closely monitoring the case. ...
  • Mumbai: After outrage, DGP orders probe into girls' arrest 19-11-2012 09:39 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police on Monday arrested a 21-year-old girl from Thane for questioning the total shutdown in the city for Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray's funeral on her Facebook account. Another girl who 'liked' the comment was also arrested. However, both the girls were later released on bail. The...
  • UP polls: EC transfers UP DGP, Home Secretary 07-01-2012 10:54 PM

    Lucknow: The Election Commission on Saturday night transferred Uttar Pradesh DGP Brij Lal and Principal Secretary (Home) Kunwar Fateh Bahadur after major opposition parties accused the two officials of working as "agents" of ruling BSP. BSP slammed the EC decision alleging the removal of Lal and Bahadur would "shatter the...
  • Dresses reason for rape: Andhra Pradesh DGP 31-12-2011 08:12 AM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh police chief has sparked off a row by saying that rapes are on the rise in the state because women in villages have started wearing salwar kameez. "Increase or decrease in rape cases could not be attributed to policing. Women in villages are turning fashionable, wearing salwar...
  • Home Ministry to challenge CAT order on Rathore 21-12-2011 08:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry is likely to move court against the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) order restoring the pension of disgraced former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore who was convicted in Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. The Home Ministry was "surprised" over the CAT order and preparing the ground to challenge...
  • Gujarat DGP plays down support for Bhatt 09-10-2011 06:11 PM

    Ahmedabad: A day after Gujarat's senior-most police officers came out in open support of anti-Modi IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt, the State police chief is trying to play down the move. Gujarat DGP Chitaranjan Singh said, "The association has done it. That's all I can say.If some officer has done something...
  • IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt gets back security 03-05-2011 04:58 PM

    New Delhi: The Gujarat Director General of Police (DGP) on Tuesday increased security for Deputy Inspector General of Police Sanjeev Bhatt. The State government withdrew it after the IPS officer filed an affidavit over the role of Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the post Godhra riots. After withdrawing his security,...
  • Gujarat DGP warns Sanjiv Bhatt to keep away 01-05-2011 09:07 PM

    New Delhi: There seems to be more trouble for IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt. A day after the Gujarat government withdrew his commando security, the state's Director General of Police has now threatened him with departmental action for not being respectful to senior officers. Just a week ago Bhatt had filed...
  • Sabarimala probe report: blame game begins 20-01-2011 10:43 AM

    New Delhi: Kerala DGP Jacob Punnose and Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) submitted reports on Sabarimala stampede tragedy that claimed lives of 102 pilgrims in the Kerala high court on Thursday. The police report says that they did their best despite constraints as they did not have permission to make specific...
  • SC issues notice to CBI in Ruchika case 01-10-2010 01:37 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the CBI and Aradhna Prakash's father Anand Prakash on the appeal filed by former Haryana Director General of Police SPS Rathore challenging his conviction and 18-month sentence in Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. A bench of Justices P Sathasivam and...