Articles about Asim Arun
Born on October 3, 1970, in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh, Asim Arun serves as the Police Commissioner of Kanpur as of 2021. The ADC rank 1994 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, has previously served as the Additional Director General (ADG) for Dial 112 police unit in Uttar Pradesh. His father, Shri Ram Arun, was regarded as amongst the flamboyant IPS officers in Uttar Pradesh, whereas his mother Shashi Arun was a noted writer. Arun completed his education at St. Francis College, Lucknow, and St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. Following this, he joined civil services. He held various positions across Uttar Pradesh including as the Superintendent of Police and Deputy Inspector General of Police in Hathras, Balrampur, Siddharthnagar, Agra, Aligarh, and Gorakhpur. He also served as in charge of the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in Lucknow. He made headlines in 2017 during the encounter of terrorist Saifullah. Arun received the information that Saifullah was hiding in Lucknow and was planning to carry out an attack on the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train. Arun spearheaded the team that took down Saifullah. Following his courageous stint, Arun was inducted into the security envoy of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, as the Head of the close protection team of Special Protection Group (SPG). He has also served in SPG, NSG, and CBI.
25 Feb 2019India
The two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) from Saharanpur have confessed to having links with JeM.
26 Dec 2018India
On Wednesday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out searches in 16 locations across Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, in connection with its probe on a new ISIS-linked group in India.
03 Nov 2018India
An 18-year-old man was apprehended by the Uttar Pradesh ATS for allegedly making several calls to the Miami airport in the US and threatening to blow it up, an official said today.
25 Apr 2018India
A new photo of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) PhD scholar Mannan Wani, who was in the news a few months back for joining terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen, has surfaced on social media.
26 Feb 2018India
A Lucknow youth approached police yesterday after he received a link on WhatsApp to join a group created in the name of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
04 Dec 2017India
Major tragedy was averted in Lucknow when officials noticed 150 clips missing from railway tracks in the Mahanagar area yesterday morning and alerted the authorities.