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Sanjay Arora, ITBP DG, takes charge as police chief today

August 01, 2022 7:15 am

Arora has been awarded the Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2004, President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2014, Police Special Duty Medal, Antrik Suraksha Padak, and UN Peacekeeping Medal.

Abuse of process of law: Centre on petition against Asthana appointment

January 05, 2022 8:27 pm

🔴 The Centre submitted that the “petitioner is a busybody” and “keeps on selectively filing petitions, and such selection of selected public interest are for reasons which are beyond comprehension”.

Delhi police chief introduces change: From Sept, cops from local station to travel with PCR

August 23, 2021 7:13 am

As per the new plan, an officer said, “PCR vans will now merge with the district police and personnel from the local police station will travel with the PCR van.”

Delhi police chief Rakesh Asthana brings sweeping changes: Secretariat at Police HQ, different office

August 04, 2021 11:19 am

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana is planning to shift his office from the second floor, which used to have the office of the Police Commissioner as per the building’s original map.

Rakesh Asthana’s Day 1 message to team: Focus on conviction, pursue riot cases meticulously

July 29, 2021 7:06 am

Asthana was accorded the ceremonial guard of honour by the force on his arrival at the Delhi Police headquarters, around 2 pm.

Track sale, purchase of drones in city: Delhi Police chief

July 05, 2021 1:05 am

In his first crime review meeting on Saturday, Srivastava emphasised on preventing illegal use of drones.

Delhi HC notice to police chief for not joining proceedings

November 04, 2020 10:02 am

Commissioner of Police has been asked to file an affidavit in three days and remain present through video conferencing before the court on November 6.

Retd IPS officer Julio Ribeiro questions Delhi riots probe

September 13, 2020 9:29 am

In his letter, Julio Ribeiro has said that the Delhi Police is taking action against “peaceful protesters” while ignoring senior BJP leaders who made provocative, communal public speeches in the build-up to the violence. “True patriots” are being entangled in criminal cases, he wrote.

From JNU to Jamia, Delhi Police chief Amulya Patnaik's stint is marked by many storms he faced

January 19, 2020 9:23 am

Soft-spoken or unresponsive? Judicious or slow to take decisions? A yes-man or his own man? With Amulya Patnaik set to retire this month as chief of Delhi Police, a force that’s in the spotlight for its action/inaction in the Jamia and JNU cases, his stint will be marked by the many storms he faced, and weathered.

Delhi Police chief red flags over 77,000 unresolved complaints

April 14, 2019 3:30 am

Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik, in his crime review meetings, has stressed on the need to dispose of complaints pending with CMTS, it is learnt.


Delhi: Rakesh Asthana retires as Delhi Police Commissioner

July 31, 2022 10:54 pm

Sanjay Arora to be new police commissioner of Delhi replacing Rakesh Asthana


Politicians react over former DU lecturer's arrest

February 16, 2016 6:26 am

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Reacting over the arrest of former Delhi University lecturer SAR Geelani, Congress leader P.C. Chacko said the police cannot act in disproportionate manner. He added that before arresting the lecturer, police should assure whether he was involved in the incident or not. He further said that the police should not proceed without clear evidence as the action was taken in a hurry. Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nalin Kohli said any issue that involves violence is not right and should be seen by the court of law. He added that the incident happened on Monday evening should be investigated thoroughly as this was already said by the Delhi police commissioner.

Stop planting fake news through papers: Ashutosh tells BS Bassi

January 19, 2016 9:01 am

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Ashutosh on Tuesday alleged that Delhi police Commissioner BS Bassi has been planting fake news through papers in connection with the ink attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. Ashutosh added that Bassi should disclose the name of the police personnel, who was asked to get off the stage. He further accused Delhi Commissioner for compromising the security of Delhi CM by disclosing minor details of security in public.