DIG

  • Rajnath Singh for filling police vacancies, regular promotion in IPS June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Facing severe shortage of IPS officers and delay in their empanelment at senior levels, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday directed his officials to prepare a comprehensive plan for filling up the vacancies and regular promotion. These issues came up during a presentation given to the Home Minister about...
  • DIG(Police Training School) booked for sexually harassing woman colleague June 1, 2014

    A Deputy Inspector General of Police (PTS) in Meerut has been booked on the charges of alleged molestation of a woman cop. DIG (Police Training School) Devi Prasad had called the police woman, who teaches cyber crime at the same school, to his office and harassed her in Meerut on...
  • Khurshid hits out at UP police over poll code violation case March 28, 2014

    Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday attacked Uttar Pradesh police for lodging a case of violation of model code of conduct against him, saying he would have taken the police team "hostage" as it had entered the premises without any warrant. "Had I been present in the hospital, I would have...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Saharanpur DIG transferred September 9, 2013

    In the wake of the violence in Muzaffarnagar, the Uttar Pradesh government on Monday transferred Saharanpur DIG DD Mishra. Mishra has been replaced by A M Jain, who was posted in police recruitment board as DIG, official sources said. Mishra has been attached to the DGP office, they said. Violence-hit Muzaffarnagar...
  • Gujarat jail tunnel digging case: Probe panel submits report April 12, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A three-member high-powered committee which probed a failed jail break bid in Sabarmati Central Jail by digging a tunnel, submitted its report to the Gujarat Home Department on Friday, a top official said. "A report has been submitted by the committee on the tunnel digging case," Principal Home Secretary...
  • 'Bihar DGP to act against Saran DIG in bribe case' January 21, 2013

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has asked Director General of Police Abhayanand to take the strictest possible action against senior Indian Police (IPS) officer and Saran Range DIG Alok Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 10 crore bribe from a liquor merchant and threatening to falsely implicate him if he...
  • Amritsar molestation: DIG Border Range suspended December 8, 2012

    Amritsar: The Punjab government on Saturday suspended DIG Border Range PS Umranangal over the murder of ASI Ravinderpal Singh, who was shot dead by a local Akali member three days ago for resisting his daughter's harassment. The action came following a visit by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to Rampura...
  • UP: DIG who advocated honour killing transferred May 10, 2012

    Lucknow: Saharanpur range DIG Satish Kumar Mathur, who had on Wednesday sparked a controversy by advocating honour killing, was transferred by the authorities on Thursday. This came hours after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said he would take action against Mathur if the police officer had supported honour killing. "If...
  • Honour killing: UP CM to act against DIG May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after Saharanpur range DIG Satish Kumar Mathur sparked a controversy by advocating honour killing, the Uttar Pradesh government has promised action. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said he would take action against Mathur if the police officer had supported honour killing. "If that is the statement then that...
  • Looking into DIG advocating honour killings: Police May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order, Crime) Jagmohan Yadav said on Wednesday that he would look into the statements made by Saharanpur Range DIG Satish Kumar Mathur justifying honour killing. Yadav said that he had already spoken to Mathur once and will speak to...
  • If my sister runs away, I will kill her: UP DIG May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: A top-ranking police official in Uttar Pradesh has sparked a controversy by openly advocating honour killings. The official in question is Satish Kumar Mathur, the DIG of Saharanpur Range. Mathur was caught on camera saying that if his own sister ever eloped he would kill her or commit...
  • How to waste a Sunday: Japan hole-digging contest February 7, 2011

    Tokyo: Over a thousand people gathered on the outskirts of Tokyo, shovels in hand, to dig it out for the top prize in the Japan All-National Hole Digging Competition and claim the coveted Golden Shovel award. The contest drew participants from all over the country to test their hole-digging prowess and...
  • DIG-BSF killed in blast near Indo-Pak border November 16, 2009

    Jammu: A senior Border Security Force (BSF) officer was killed and three troopers were injured Monday in a blast close to an India-Pakistan border post in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said in Jammu. The officer who was killed was a Deputy Inspector General of the BSF. His identity was not disclosed...
  • Bengal DIG employs 8-yr-old help, beats her up June 8, 2009

    Kolkata: In what is a shocking case of child abuse in West Bengal, a DIG has been booked for torturing an eight-year-old girl employed at his home. The eight-year-old came to a police station to lodge an FIR against Planning and Welfare of West Bengal Police Basudeb Bag, for torturing...
  • Molestation charges dismissed against Nandigram CRPF DIG May 19, 2008

    New Delhi: The molestation charges leveled against CRPF DIG in Nandigram Alok Raj have been dismissed. The West Bengal Chief Secretary Ashok Mohan Chakraborty on Monday said that the charges have been proven to be baseless. This after a probe by the IGP Western Range. On May 9, two women...
  • Sex assault charge found 'true', top cop booked July 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The DIG of Railway Protection Force, PJ Rawal, who had been accused of trying to outrage the modesty of the wife of an IPS officer on a train on July 8, was chargesheeted by the Government Railway Police on Thursday after an investigation found that the charges...
  • DIG molests lady IAS officer, Lalu says no big deal July 10, 2007

    Patna (Bihar): A top ranked Railway Protection Force (RPF) officer has been accused of molesting two women on an express train between Delhi and Patna. Premjit Rawal is a senior DIG rank RPF officer posted at Rail Bhawan in New Delhi. Rawal has been accused of molesting Bihar cadre woman IAS...
  • Drunk rly DIG 'molests' IAS officer on train, Lalu comes to his aid July 10, 2007

    New Delhi: A Railway Protection Force Deputy Inspector General (DIG) has been accused of misbehaving with a woman Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and her sister on a train. The women were travelling on the Sampark Kranti Express from Delhi to Patna when the incident took place. The three were...
  • DIG-DGP tussle in fake encounter case June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The DIG probing the fake encounter case in Gujarat dashed off an angry letter to the DGP, expressing his displeasure, over the latter's decision to curb his powers in investigating the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. The senior Gujarat police official, who is probing the matter in his capacity...
  • Cop promoted despite sex charges June 18, 2007

    Kolkata: Sudha Roy is the third person complaining against Inspector General of Police Gaurav Dutt. Dutt is In-charge of the Police Training School in West Bengal. He is also accused of sexually abusing his juniors at the workplace. Sudha says her husband Kaushik Roy was his latest target. She has...
  • Probe begins into killing of Orissa DIG October 26, 2006

    New Delhi: Police on Thursday began investigation into the killing of DIG Jaswinder Singh, who was allegedly by one of his two PSOs. The two are facing charges of murder and have been remanded to police custody. A team of crime branch officers who went to Koraput to probe Singh's death,...
  • Orissa DIG cremated with state honours October 26, 2006

    Hoshiarpur: Orissa DIG Jaswinder Singh, who was shot dead by his own security guard on Oct 23, was cremated on Thursday with full state honours at his native village of Bodal near Hoshiarpur in Punjab. A large number of people from his village joined his family members in bidding adieu to...
  • PSOs charged for Orissa DIG killing October 24, 2006

    Bhubaneswar: The DGP of Orissa, Amarananda Pattanayak, told CNN-IBN that DIG Jaswinder Singh was not killed by naxals but was a victim of accidental firing at Rayagada in Orissa. The police have arrested the two personal security officers of DIG Jaswinder Singhand and slapped murder charges on them. A case has...
  • Bihar DIGs test positive for HIV October 24, 2006

    Bihar: They fight the Naxal menace, they have seen gangwars. Now, the Bihar Police is staring into the face of a new, dreaded enemy - one which exists within its own ranks - the HIV virus. There are 20 reported cases of HIV positive patients in the Patna Police hospital. Concerned...
  • Senior cop shot dead in Orissa October 24, 2006

    Bhubaneswar (Orissa): The state government has ordered a high level enquiry and the police is combing the area for suspects. Sobs his mother Nasib Kaur, "I had told him to be carefful but he said that it was his responsibility to root out the Naxal menace." The killing of DIG of...