Satyapal Singh

  • NGO wants ex-top cop Satyapal to vacate official residence August 4, 2014

    Mumbai: A city NGO on Monday asked Maharashtra Government to ensure that former Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh, now an MP from Uttar Pradesh, is made to vacate his official residence without any further delay. The NGO, Police Reforms Watch (PRW), has strongly objected to Singh seeking six more months to...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Free from ISIS clutches, Indian nurses head for home July 4, 2014

    As many as 116 Indians including 46 nurses from Kerala will reach India on Saturday morning, reassured the Ministry of External Affairs on Friday evening. MEA spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said that an Air India aircraft has flown from New Delhi and is expected to reach Erbil, Iraq, late on Friday. ...
  • Moradabad: BJP supporters pelt stones at police July 4, 2014

    Moradabad: Clashes broke out between the supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party and police in Moradabad after the detention of MPs Sangeet Som, Satyapal Singh and Nepal Singh. Moradabad DM suffered injuries as BJP supporters pelted stones at policemen, who had to resort to lathi-charge to control the mob. Tear gas shells...
  • Mumbai: Sex racket busted at flat owned by BJP MP Satyapal Singh June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: A prostitution racket allegedly being run from a flat in Mumbai owned by former Mumbai Police chief Satyapal Singh, now a BJP Member of Parliament, has been busted and the apartment's caretaker arrested. Two young women were rescued from the flat in suburban Andheri, which was raided on Saturday, police...
  • Watch: In conversation with Parliament's new faces May 23, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey talks to BJP's first time MPs outside the Parliament. Babul Supriyo, Satyapal Singh, Udit Raj, Manoj Tiwari, VD Ram and Heena Gavit talk about their roads ahead. ...
  • Ajit Singh loses to ex-Mumbai police chief Satyapal Singh in Baghpat May 16, 2014

    Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh lost the Lok Sabha election on Friday from Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh to BJP's Satyapal Singh, a former Mumbai police commissioner. The 75-year-old Jat leader is the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) president and has never lost an election since 1999 from Baghpat. BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra...
  • Satyapal Singh given Mumbai BJP ticket, but wants to contest from UP February 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Days after Satyapal Singh quit as Mumbai Police Commissioner, he has been offered a BJP ticket from Mumbai, but he's keen to contest Lok Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh, his home state. The BJP is likely to come up with the first list of the candidates for the Lok...
  • Rakesh Maria appointed as new Police Commissioner of Mumbai February 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Saturday got a new police commissioner. Senior IPS officer Rakesh Maria, who was the head of the Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad was appointed as Mumbai Police Commissioner on Saturday. The post became vacant after former police commisisoner Satyapal Singh resigned in January to join the...
  • NCP accuses Congress of delaying decision to appoint new Mumbai Commissioner February 7, 2014

    Mumbai: A week after Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh resigned to join the Bharatiya Janata Party, the top post is still lying vacant. The Nationalist Congress Party accused the Maharashtra government led by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan of delaying to take a decision on the matter. "It is very unfortunate...
  • The Last Word: Cooling-off time for government staff before politics? February 3, 2014

    Satyapal Singh, who resigned as the Mumbai Police Commissioner on Friday, has admitted that he has offers from political parties. He, however, told CNN-IBN that he is yet undecided on joining any party. Speculation is rife that he is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket. ...
  • Former Mumbai police commissioner joins BJP, says it's time for a change February 3, 2014

    Former Mumbai police commissioner Satyapal Singh, who had resigned last week, on Sunday joined BJP saying he left a "good chair" to take part in the "remaking" of the country. Singh, who is from western UP and tipped to contest Lok Sabha election, said there was a need to back Narendra...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey January 31, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Should serving police officers join politics? January 31, 2014

    Satyapal Singh, who resigned as the Mumbai Police Commissioner on Friday, has admitted that he has offers from political parties. He, however, told CNN-IBN that he is yet undecided on joining any party. Speculation is rife that he is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket. ...
  • 'BJP will surely welcome Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh' January 31, 2014

    After Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh tendered his resignation on Friday, Mumbai BJP chief Ashish Shelar said that doors to the outfit were open for honest officers. "Dr Satyapal Singh is an upright, honest officer. While it is his personal choice, but I make an appeal that door for honest...
  • Techie death: Mumbai Police says vested interests behind delay rumours January 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Twelve days on since the 23-year-old IT professional's decomposed body was recovered from this swamp in Bhandup in Mumbai, there is still no headway in the investigation. The Mumbai Police is refusing to take the blame for slow investigations saying there are vested interests in the allegations against them. "It...
  • Have offers from parties, but yet undecided: Mumbai Police chief Satyapal Singh January 31, 2014

    In a surprise move early on Friday, the Mumbai Police Commissioner, Satyapal Singh, sent his resignation to the state. Speculation is rife that he is likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections on a BJP ticket. ...
  • Mumbai Police chief resigns, says wants to do something for the nation January 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Satyapal Singh, who resigned as the Mumbai Police Commissioner on Friday, has admitted that he has offers from political parties. He, however, told CNN-IBN that he is yet undecided on joining any party. "Only time will tell all," he said when asked about his decision. Speculation is rife that Singh has...
  • IT engineer murder: Mumbai Police detains four suspects January 25, 2014

    Mumbai: A week after the charred and decomposed remains of a 23- year-old IT engineer were found near a highway in Mumbai, the police have detained four suspects in connection with the murder. The four suspects are auto drivers and have criminal antecedents. Police said that they suspect the girl was...
  • Uddhav Thackeray slams police commissioner for asking pandals to ensure women's safety September 8, 2013

    Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has criticised Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh's statement that Ganesh mandals should protect women devotees who come to seek blessings. "If Ganesh mandals have to protect the women devotees, then why is there a need for police?" Uddhav was quoted as saying in a statement issued...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Accused admits he harassed ragpickers in the area too August 27, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Monday confirmed that none of the five accused arrested for raping photojournalist are minors. It has assured that it will seek maximum punishment for all the accused. All five accused were unemployed and lived in the same area. Meanwhile, one of the accused has confessed...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 26, 2013

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  • Mumbai gangrape: Do protests and outrage have only symbolic value? August 26, 2013

    Protests and rallies are being held across India following the gangrape of a 23-year-old photojournalist in Mumbai. The film and the television industry organised a march to show their solidarity with the victim. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Mumbai Police Commissioner August 26, 2013

    Asserting that the culprits in the Mumbai gangrape will be brought to the book, Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh said that the police force is now focussing on filing a chargesheet in the case as quickly as possible. ...
  • News 360: One accused in Mumbai gangrape confesses to past attacks August 26, 2013

    Salim Ansari, one of the five accused in Mumbai gangrape has admitted that he harassed couples in the Shakti Mill compound. ...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Accused confess to harassing couples in the past August 26, 2013

    Mumbai: One of the accused Salim Ansari in the Mumbai gangrape case, who was caught in Delhi-Haryana border, has admitted to harassing couples in the Shakti Mill compound in Parel area earlier too. According to sources, some photos found in mobile phones could be past victims. Meanwhile, asserting that the culprits...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Three accused are history sheeters, none is a juvenile, says Police August 26, 2013

    Three of the five accused in last week's gangrape of a photojournalist are history-sheeters and none is a juvenile, Mumbai police chief Satyapal Singh said on Monday, even as the fifth accused arrested in the case was remanded in police custody till September five. A mobile phone, suspected to have been...
  • Mumbai Police Commissioner assures early justice for gangrape survivor August 26, 2013

    Mumbai police Commissioner Satyapal Singh on Monday assured early justice for the young photojournalist who was gangraped by five men here Aug 22. "Our priority is to collect the evidence and file the chargesheet as soon as possible," said Satyapal Singh while talking to reporters. With the arrest of two accused on...
  • Mumbai gangrape: None of the accused is a minor, says police chief August 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Asserting that the culprits in the Mumbai gangrape will be brought to the book, Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh said that the police force is now focussing on filing a chargesheet in the case as quickly as possible. Singh said that the police will ask for strict punishment for...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Do not reveal names of the accused, says police August 23, 2013

    Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh said the accused told the girl and her male colleague that they were on railway property and photography was not allowed. The Police chief said all the accused are residents of nearby areas and two of them have property cases against them. Police has asked not...