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Cases of domestic violence highest among crimes against women: State

ACCORDING to data on crimes against women compiled by the state home department,mental and physical harassment by husbands and relatives account for the maximum number of cases reported in the last three years.

State govt asks EC to hold key IPS transfers

The State Home Department wrote to EC stating that the officers in special police agencies have no communication with people directly.


Security rejig for CM,Suvendu

The state home department has directed the West Bengal Police to restructure the security set-up of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Trinamool Congress MP Suvendu Adhikari ahead of the upcoming panchayat elections.

Sabarmati jailbreak bid: Probe panel submits report

The Gujarat government’s high-powered committee that was probing the Sabarmati tunnel case submitted their investigation report to the state Home Department late Friday evening.

Singhal’s ‘resignation’ letter sent for forensic analysis

The state Home Department is trying to find out the motive behind the “resignation” of IPS officer Girish Singhal,suspecting it to be the handiwork of supporters of the police officer who has been arrested in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case.

CAG slams police for buying vehicles and not using them

In its report that was tabled in the Assembly on Wednesday,the CAG states the two troop carriers have been lying idle for the past three years as they were found unsuitable for use.


State reshuffles IPS pack

The state home department transferred on Wednesday 11 IPS officers,including D T Shinde who has been made the new police superintendent of Force One.

Govt tells cops to get their ABCD right,reopen cases

The state home department has asked the police to reopen all serious cases of murder and rape which had been closed for lack of evidence as part of the 10-point agenda for better policing discussed at the state crime conference here on Wednesday.

Governor Shivraj Patil raises several questions on Pak doctor’s mercy plea

Shivraj Patil has also raised doubts over Chisty’s widely reported health concerns.

Fix faulty highways to check accidents,state tells NHAI

The state Home Department has requested the National Highway Authority of India to take steps to reduce the number of accidents on the national highways passing through Gujarat.