The writer is an IPS Officer who retired as DG Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPRD).
Meeran Chadha Borwankar writes: What has happened to the Indian Police Service today is bound to occur to other civil services tomorrow, maybe even to the judiciary and various wings of armed forces
Meeran Chadha Borwankar writes: Streamlining of delivery mechanism with technology can enable police forces to improve efficiency, cut out corruption.
The monster is both within the college and, also, hanging around outside. We, from small towns, can recognise him from a distance. And yet, you — from the famed national capital — failed to do so.
This joyous reception of an “encounter” and the police officers involved only proves that people have lost faith in India’s criminal justice system. It also shows that the malady runs deep and recovery is so distant that shortcuts have become the preferred mode of execution.
Why has an enquiry been ordered against the police? Why is the enquiry not about the incident? I am seething with anger at an unjust system that has decided against the uniform without giving it a chance to defend itself.
To the common man, the civil services represent a very important tool to establish an equitable society through which he hopes to better his life and the future of his children.
What the civil services need is a culture that accepts and values questioning and the irreverence of bold officers: The ultimate objective, of course, is to have integrity in one’s work ethic, and a steady commitment to the common good.
For girls and women to enjoy the fruits of good education and satisfying careers, government must reach out to their families, ensure they are on board while formulating state policies.
An open letter to the army chief, General Bipin Rawat. Instead of declaring us unfit for combat roles without giving us a chance, dare us and we shall prove you wrong. The media quoted you as saying that “she will say somebody is peeping, so we will have to give a sheet around her”. Please tackle the Peeping Tom and not the woman objecting to him.
It is not conflicts at the top that define the bureau, but its investigators and staff.
Many states like Maharashtra now have 33 per cent reservation for women in prison administration: Their increased number means that they are assigned duties in male prisons too
On May 8, a photograph of IPS officer, Charu Nigam, in tears after an altercation in Gorakhpur with the local BJP MLA, made news. She need not have cried.
As trials lag, harassment of women is rising. But is ‘on-the-spot action’ the answer?
Much needs to be done to make the police gender-friendly.
Judicial and investigative systems are stacked against victims of rape
Are we,the law enforcing agencies of India,harnessing the power of youth? The youth of India is an asset that we have to engage for growth in all sectors including law enforcement.
Mom is the world. Women have finally arrived and I see them every where,full of energy,driving two wheelers,taking their children from one tuition class to the other...
It is womens day and I am getting calls from different organisations either to speak or to attend their functions but I have a job to do too.