Police Reforms

  • SC summons chief secretaries over non-implementation of police reforms July 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday summoned the chief secretaries of Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu by July 31. They have been asked to explain about the non-implementation of police reforms in their states. The bench had in 2006 passed a slew of measures for bringing about...
  • We need a social revolution to eradicate rape: Dr Kiran Bedi April 22, 2013

    Can electoral and police reforms bring about change in state of women's safety in India? Dr Kiran Bedi, former IPS officer and now a prominent social activist, shared her perspective in an interaction with IBNLive readers. Q. Just a few days ago when a conference on police reforms and public order...
  • Home Minister Shinde pitches for police reforms April 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Police need to be provided a better working environment that is "insulated from pulls and pressures", Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Monday as he pitched for police reforms. Addressing a chief minister's conference to discuss a report on public order of the Second Administrative Reforms Commission here, Shinde...
  • Police apathy stemming from political interference March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN's special investigation has exposed the shocking attitudes of police towards women and crimes against them. Police officials claim there is political interference in rape cases and that the force is underpaid, overworked and frustrated at work. "There is always political pressure to make false cases look like true...
  • Delhi gangrape: Cong leaders demand police reforms January 19, 2013

    Jaipur: Demands for death penalty to rapists and sweeping police reforms, including fifty per cent all-women police stations, reverberated during the discussions at Congress Chintan Shivir coming in the backdrop of the barbaric Delhi gangrape incident. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh noted suggestions from the members for around 30 minutes at...
  • SC asks states to file affidavit on police reforms October 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed all state governments and union territories to apprise it about the compliance of its directions passed six years ago for revamping the police machinery in the country. A bench of Chief Justice Altamas Kabir and justices SS Nijjar and J Chelameswar asked them...
  • FTN: Govt, civil society must take lead to reform police January 6, 2010

    A third FIR was filed on Tuesday against former Haryana director general of police SPS Rathore in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. Rathore will also be stripped of his police medal after the Centre decided that all police officers convicted of moral turpitude should be stripped of their medals and...
  • SC suggests police reforms, netaâ��s still partial February 16, 2009

    New Delhi: AN Roy's dismissal by the Mumbai High Court has just made the whispers in the corridor louder. Leaning towards top bureaucrats especially police men is a temptation hard to resist for any politician. “I can’t say that it does not exist, but parties need to make the line...
  • View Chat: With Dr Kiran Bedi on police reforms February 4, 2009

    In a shocking incident in Etawah in Uttar Pradesh two police officials have been caught on camera ruthlessly beating a six-year-old girl. ...
  • Watch: A police officer who listens to all complains January 22, 2009

    Sub-inspector Ranjeet Singh helps complainants to file reports. ...
  • Get tough laws but put police in order first December 18, 2008

    There were political charges and counter charges during the terror law debate in Parliament on Wednesday. However, the Lok sabha has now passed the two bills that will create a National Investigation Agency to streamline terror probes and has also made amendments to the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, but the...
  • Weekend Edition: India asks how much is too much November 30, 2008

    How many deaths will it take till he knows That too many people have died? The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind, The answer is blowin' in the wind -- Bob Dylan (Blowin' in the Wind) After a 62-hour-long operation, Mumbai was reclaimed on Saturday from the terrorists who held it hostage with...
  • Gujarat still against cop reforms June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Three IPS officers are in the net for a fake encounter, all in the name of carrying out their boss's diktat. And in the dusty files of North Bloc lie the answer to encounter cops and political patronage - a Model Police Act which states like Gujarat...
  • Reforming Police: Your opinion June 16, 2007

    The Supreme Court on Thursday set in motion a series of police reforms. ...
  • States, judiciary tug of war over cops June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court's deadline to states on bringing about police reforms ends on Wednesday. The Apex court had given a directive to the effect on September 22, 2006, saying that it was time states let go of their grip over the police force operating within their boundaries. And though...