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Rakesh Asthana


Force will set new benchmarks: Delhi’s new police chief Sanjay Arora

August 02, 2022 11:02 am

Sanjay Arora was also part of the Tamil Nadu Police Special Task Force, which was set up to hunt down forest brigand Veerappan.

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.

Rakesh Asthana's farewell parade today, Sanjay Arora set to take over as Delhi Police commissioner

July 31, 2022 2:14 pm

The Centre appointed the 1984-batch Gujarat cadre IPS officer Asthana as the new Delhi Police commissioner last year, four days before his scheduled retirement.

New brief to officers interrogating gangsters: Get details of their Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat

July 31, 2022 8:46 am

Decision to upgrade the interrogation procedure comes after the murder of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala in May.

237 personnel from central forces to serve in Delhi Police to fix staff crunch

July 04, 2022 1:59 am

Delhi Police chief Rakesh Asthana, who took charge on July 28, reviewed the audit report conducted by the police headquarters and found that Delhi Police has a staff crunch of 21.03% across its 15 districts — 33,833 personnel against a sanctioned strength of 42,847.

Investigate Jahangirpuri clashes in fairest manner: Court

April 20, 2022 7:36 am

On Monday, Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana had assured that the probe would be carried out without bias. “We will take action on anyone against whom evidence of involvement is found — irrespective of religion, creed, caste and community," he said.

Jahangirpuri violence: Not true, says Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana on claims of bid to hoist saffron flags at mosque

April 19, 2022 2:24 am

Delhi Police commissioner Rakesh Asthana denied the allegation that the violence erupted after saffron flags were installed at a mosque in the area. “A minor argument led to the violence in the Jahangirpuri area. The theory of saffron flags being installed at a mosque is not true,” said Asthana.

Delhi Police lodge FIR against man posing as PMO official

April 16, 2022 2:15 pm

The incident came to light after a designer identified as Kunal Merchant claimed on Instagram that he had received an e-mail from one Vivek Kumar, who posed as the Private Secretary to the Prime Minister and asked him to design a table specifically for the PM.

Delhi Police move to withdraw 17 cases against farmers

March 02, 2022 1:39 am

Asthana said the 54 cases were registered by the Delhi Police, and they have filed chargesheet in five cases. Another five cases have been marked as ‘untraced’, while 44 cases are under investigation.

Delhi Police chief awards two officers for ‘devotion to duty’ during riots

February 10, 2022 8:26 am

Asthana has also given appreciation letters to eight police officers, including the current Northeast Delhi DCP Sanjay Kumar Sain, for “improving the quality of investigation in riot cases and for their prosecution”.


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


Express Eye for Detail: CBI vs CBI, AIADMK MLAs to stay disqualified, and Kohli reaches another milestone

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

In this episode of Express Eye for Detail, a look at the battle within the CBI, the AIADMK gets a breather and Virat Kohli becomes the fastest batsman to reach the 10,000-run mark.

Four men in plain clothes caught outside the house of CBI's Alok Verma; IB denies involvement

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

Four men were caught allegedly snooping outside the residence of CBI's Alok Verma. Intelligence Bureau denies its involvement.

Four men in plain clothes caught outside the house of CBI's Alok Verma; IB denies involvement

October 25, 2018 7:32 pm

Four men were caught allegedly snooping outside the residence of CBI's Alok Verma. Intelligence Bureau denies its involvement.

What were the cases CBI Director Alok Verma was investigating before he was sent on leave

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

The CBI director, Alok Verma, was investigating several key cases, including a complaint about the controversial Rafale deal, when the government suddenly sent him on leave.

CBI versus CBI: Alok Verma says sending him on leave is "patently wrong"

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

In a midnight move, the government on Wednesday sent CBI director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana on leave after weeks of infighting rocked the investigating agency.