DGP

  • Lucknow murder: Victim's family terms probe as 'misleading', demands CBI inquiry 2 days ago

    Terming the police probe as "misleading", family of the woman, who was found murdered in Mohanlalganj area in Lucknow, has written a letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and the DGP demanding a CBI inquiry in the case. "I have sent a letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and DGP A...
  • Huge cache of explosives recovered July 11, 2014

    Police on Friday recovered a huge cache of explosives from Mahoba district. Seven sacks containing 2018 dynamite rods, 3000 detonators and wires were recovered during a vehicle inspection exercise by the police, a statement from the DGP's office said. Acting on a tip-off that heavy explosives are being transported into the city,...
  • UP: Rapes cases being reported a routine, says DGP June 12, 2014

    DGP of Uttar Pradesh AL Banerjee said that the number of rape cases being reported in UP are routine. "Such incidents happen all the time. Every year such cases are reported. That is why you have the police machinery. Police is there because such law and order situations exist," he...
  • J&K: New DGP assumes office, says law and order top priority June 2, 2014

    Srinagar: Senior IPS officer K Rajendra Kumar on Monday took over as new Director General of Jammu and Kashmir police and said maintenance of law and order was the prime duty of the force. "Police-public cooperation at the grass-root level is imperative to achieve our goal and effective measures will be...
  • Name missing from voters list, Bihar DGP fails to cast vote April 17, 2014

    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 time...
  • Tamil Nadu government appoints Anoop Jaiswal as DGP-Elections April 5, 2014

    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 Secretary...
  • AN Upadhyay takes charge as Chhattisgarh DGP March 2, 2014

    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 cleared by...
  • Four policemen suspended as UP bureaucrat's wife stuck in traffic December 30, 2013

    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 were...
  • UP DGP tells officials to ensure peace during festival season October 9, 2013

    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 festival...
  • Under probe Andhra DGP denied extension; BP Rao likely to be successor September 26, 2013

    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 affidavit...
  • DA case: My wife and I only own 7.5 acres land, says AP DGP September 20, 2013

    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 CBI...
  • Punjab: Ex-DGP alleges involvement of political parties in drug rackets September 18, 2013

    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 September 11, 2013

    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 Police Anti-Terror...
  • Will go through CCTV footage of Mahabodhi temple thoroughly: Police July 7, 2013

    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 June 30, 2013

    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 May 15, 2013

    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...
  • Punjab: NRI acquitted in murder of former MLA NS Gill May 9, 2013

    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...
  • NHRC summons Bihar Police chief in missing girl case March 31, 2013

    Patna: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has summoned the Bihar Police chief to appear before it for failing to submit a report on a minor girl missing since September 18, 2012. The NHRC has asked Director General of Police Abhyanand to appear before it personally at its office in...
  • J&K: DGP to conduct inquiry into suicide attack on CRPF camp March 14, 2013

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government has asked state Director General of Police Ashok Prasad to conduct a detailed inquiry into the suicide attack on a CRPF camp and killing of a youth in alleged firing by security forces on Wednesday. "The DGP, who is camping in Srinagar, will be making...
  • NCTC can't make arrests without states' permission: Sources February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday gave into the demands of state governments opposing the ambitious setting up of National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) and said the proposed intelligence agency will not have the right to make arrests without the states' permission, sources said. NCTC will also be placed outside...
  • Thackeray FB post: Last week was like a bad dream, says girl November 24, 2012

    Mumbai: A Facebook post, subsequent arrest and a high level inquiry later, charges have finally been dropped against the 21-year-old girl who posted comments on Bal Thackeray. This past week, the girl and her family were attacked, her friend who liked the post was also traumatised, but both stood by...
  • Is it right to arrest people for Facebook posts? November 19, 2012

    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 November 19, 2012

    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 funeral...
  • Pakistan ISI, SIMI helping Maoists, says Bengal DGP October 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The West Bengal Director General of Police (DGP) has warned that the Maoists have links with Pakistan spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). According to sources in the Home Ministry, the observation was made by the West Bengal DGP at a meet on Naxals. The Bengal police chief said at...
  • Take preventive action to check rape cases: Haryana DGP October 8, 2012

    Chandigarh: Rattled by increasing number of rape cases in Haryana, DGP Ranjiv Singh Dalal on Monday said SPs and SHOs have been directed to tour rural areas to take action against vagabonds. The directive comes after dozen cases of rape were reported in the state within a month. Two days ago,...
  • Nitish defends DGP's stand on videography of rioting September 11, 2012

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday defended the Director General of Police Abhay Anand for justifying videography of the riots perpetrated by the supporters of the slain Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh alias Mukhiyaji on the streets here instead of taking action against the rioters on June two...
  • HC upholds order to quash Andhra DGP's appointment August 16, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition of the state government challenging the CAT order which had set aside the appointment of V Dinesh Reddy as the Director General of Police and directed it to complete the process of appointing a new DGP within two weeks. The...
  • Man who stood up to Obama's convoy is Maha DGP August 2, 2012

    Mumbai: The man who stood up to US Secret Service Agents and refused to take orders from them when US President Barack Obama visited India in November 2010, will be serving as Director General of Police (DGP) of the state for the next three years. No-nonsense officer Sanjeev Dayal, from...
  • Terrain making it difficult to control violence: Assam DGP July 25, 2012

    Assam DGP Jayanta Choudhury has said that forces have been deployed despite difficult terrain to control the violence. ...
  • Molestation probe will follow due process: Assam DGP July 13, 2012

    Speaking to Rajdeep Sardesai, Assam DGP Jayanta Narayan Choudhary said he could not afford to get emotional about the Guwahati molestation. ...