Maharashtra Dgp

  • 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...
  • Senior IPS officer SS Virk made Maharashtra DGP March 13, 2009

    Mumbai: Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer SS Virk has been appointed as the new Director General of Police (DGP) of Maharashtra. Maharashtra Home Minister Jayant Patil announced Virk's appointment as Maharashtra DGP on Friday evening. Patil said Virk has been given the responsibility as his track record is good. Virk's appointment came...
  • Bombay HC directs govt to appoint new DGP February 5, 2009

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has set aside the appointment of Maharashtra's Director General of Police A N Roy. The court has directed the government to appoint a new DGP in the next four weeks. The judgement is being seen as a significant blow to the NCP - Congress government...