Prakash Singh

Singh is a retired DG BSF and DGP of UP and Assam, filed the 1996 PIL on police reforms.

A case of selective outrage
Sat, May 12, 2018

Kathua and Unnao incidents are barbaric, but calling these the darkest hour since Independence is an overstatement.

Fear and faith
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

Under Yogi government, Uttar Pradesh police has instilled fear in criminals. But has it won the people’s faith?

Give police its due
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

To enable the force, revisit the constitutional arrangement. Union government must also own its responsibility in the matter.

Lest 26/11 come
Sat, Nov 25, 2017

India needs to revamp its security architecture, reform and rejuvenate police forces

Reforms money can’t buy
Fri, Sep 29, 2017

The government’s grant for police modernisation must be followed by steps to grant the force autonomy from political masters.

A tragic trilogy
Thu, Aug 31, 2017

The protests over the arrest of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on August 25 actually led to heavier casualties within a much shorter span of time. There has been a terrible failure of leadership in Haryana at all levels — political, bureaucratic and police.

State of the Union
Sat, Jul 29, 2017

The most interesting chapter deals with 26/11. It clearly brings out that the Centre had not passed on any specific intelligence to the State, that the police had reacted promptly with their available resources, and that there was no serious lapse.

Internal insecurity
Mon, Jul 10, 2017

Amid growing challenges within, India misses a modern security apparatus, strategic vision, long-term plan

The Sukma syndrome
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Absence of strategic clarity, over-dependence of states on Central forces, have crippled the fight against Maoists.

An uneasy force
Mon, Jan 23, 2017

Rumblings in the police ranks are a warning: Grievance redressal mechanisms need revisiting

Dear PM, India needs police reform
Sat, Nov 26, 2016

The thana, the first line of defence against terror, remains in a dismal state

Police Reformer Of India
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

Justice Sabharwal’s landmark judgment is being trifled with. SC must take note.