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Tuesday, January 21, 2020



Haryana DGP B S Sandhu gets three months’ extension

September 29, 2018 4:43 am

A 1984-batch IPS officer, Sandhu was appointed Haryana DGP in April 2017. Sandhu was due to retire on September 30. A few days ago, the state government communicated to the central government seeking an extension of his tenure.

New Chandigarh DGP faces major challenges of cadre war, curbing snatching

June 16, 2018 7:50 am

Apart from administrative issues, a major challenge ahead of the new DGP would be snatchings in the city. By May 20 this year, Chandigarh has already witnessed 95 snatchings.

Assam's former top cop now teaches maths in school

May 29, 2018 11:59 am

From top cop to school teacher — retired Assam DGP Mukesh Sahay now spends his days teaching mathematics to the students of the Sonaram Higher Secondary School in Guwahati.

Traffic-stopper IG who won fans across state gets rap from J&K DGP

February 25, 2018 2:59 am

Sources said the DGP’s letter followed complaints from senior police officers that Rath’s style of functioning was tarnishing the image of state police.

Pastor’s murder: Role of external forces being probed, says DGP

July 19, 2017 12:02 pm

The former killings with same modus operandi of persons coming on bike and opening fire include that of Namdhari sect matriarch in Ludhiana and Dera Sacha Sauda followers. The cases are being probed in coordination with Central Bureau of Investigation.

The DGP who ‘changed’ ACB

December 25, 2015 11:59 pm

One of Praveen Dixit's first step after he took over as the head of the Maharashtra ACB was meeting visitors in the visitors’ room instead of his office.

Sanjeev Dayal retires today, Pravin Dixit new DGP

December 25, 2015 11:59 pm

The government announced two more key IPS transfers late Tuesday night.

HQ guides cops to shop selling DGP photo, they wonder why

February 21, 2015 12:41 am

Letter mentions that photographs of DGP is priced at Rs 275 each.

Govt seeks 3-month extension of DGP tenure, writes to Centre

January 28, 2015 1:51 am

The DGP was due to retire on January 31.

HC asks govt not to take action against former DGP

October 14, 2014 1:19 am

The next hearing in the case has been posted to October 29.


Police denies alleged reports of rape in Hisar

February 25, 2016 7:54 am

Hisar, Feb 25 (ANI): Haryana Director General of Police Yashpal Singhal on Thursday denied the presence of any evidence in the alleged rape incident during the recent quota protests in Hisar, Haryana. According to local media reports, women passengers were stopped on the national highway near Murthal in Haryana on early Monday morning and were dragged to the surrounding fields and raped. Further probe is underway.

Bizarre physical test: Uttarakhand DGP orders probe

January 27, 2016 11:14 am

Dehradun, Jan 27 (ANI): Uttarakhand DGP BS Sidhu on Wednesday said appropriate action would be taken against those who conducted a bizarre fitness test, where constables were told to carry cops on their backs. Last Sunday, “overweight” policemen in Uddham Singh Nagar District were summoned to the police lines in Rudrapur. They were made to go through some bizarre physical tests in the presence of the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP).