Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

police reforms


The slow execution of the police as an institution continues. Who will save it?

August 12, 2022 2:15 pm

Meeran Chadha Borwankar writes: While politicians de-construct and destroy institutions, we the citizens are mute spectators

In his new book, former Uttar Pradesh DGP Prakash Singh writes about his long struggle to implement police reforms in India

July 17, 2022 4:10 am

The Struggle for Police Reforms in India recounts how the decline in policing started during the time of Indira Gandhi but refrains from commenting on recent controversial police actions in states such as Delhi, UP and Assam.

Creating citizen-centric police

September 23, 2021 7:45 am

Meeran Chadha Borwankar writes: Supreme Court's directions in 'Prakash Singh' have remained on paper, obstructed by politicians and corrupt police officers. People must demand accountability on police reforms.

Chandigarh: Police Reform Commission urges Admin to reconstitute PCA

September 03, 2021 4:14 am

Though a notification about the formation of PCA in Chandigarh was issued in 2010, it remained dysfunctional for almost seven years due to various reasons including infrastructure, manpower, sitting place and no clear vision about the jurisdiction of the body.

Chandiarh Police Reform: Panel for reintroducing lapsed posts to make room for more promotions

September 03, 2021 4:04 am

The IRB unit of the Chandigarh Police had three sanctioned posts of Deputy Commandants, but the posts had lapsed as they had remained vacant for more than three years.

Chandigarh: UT DGP promotes 803 police personnel

September 02, 2021 6:23 am

The promoted personnel included 112 cops, who were given regular promotions resulting in enhancement in their salaries, ranks and other financial benefits.

How police can serve citizens better

July 04, 2021 11:51 pm

Meeran Chadha Borwankar writes: Streamlining of delivery mechanism with technology can enable police forces to improve efficiency, cut out corruption.

Police reform recommendations exist. So why have they not been implemented?

April 07, 2021 8:49 am

There is a petition pending in the Supreme Court since 2013 asking for the implementation of the Prakash Singh directives. Perhaps, now, after the Maharashtra fiasco, the SC may decide that this case merits listing

Hathras case and its aftermath shine a light on need to sensitise police to its role in society

October 21, 2020 8:42 am

The challenge of India is to restore the culture of rule of law, and make police and justice accessible, effective and credible.

Perils of police at high speeds spur calls for more reform

June 15, 2020 1:29 pm

Police are more likely to speed through minority neighborhoods, said Gunn’s son, Dwight Gunn, who is a pastor.