G P Joshi

The writer is a retired director of the Bureau of Police Research and Development and author of ‘Policing in India — Some Unpleasant Essays’

Articles By G P Joshi

A makeover for CBI

Country’s premier investigative agency cannot be governed by British-era law

Getting away with it

A culture of fake encounters is sustained by support from different quarters.

Minister Vs Officer

The Anil Vij-Sangeeta Kalia spat in Haryana underlines the need to build trust.

Colonial structure, feudal values

J&K DIG’s ‘kingly’ abuse of power is no aberration

Rethinking impunity

Why it may be time to revoke the AFSPA in areas like Manipur.

The real deterrent

A harsher anti-rape law is no answer,certainty of punishment is.

Neither caged parrot,nor unruly horse

The new law must define CBI 'autonomy' and government 'superintendence'