Articles about Delhi Police Commissioner

Jahangirpuri violence: ED registers money laundering case against accused

23 Apr 2022

India
Jahangirpuri violence: ED registers money laundering case against accused

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday registered a money laundering case against Ansar Sheikh, the prime accused in the Jahangirpuri communal violence case.

Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence: Police arrest 21 people; 2 minors apprehended

18 Apr 2022

India
Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence: Police arrest 21 people; 2 minors apprehended

The Delhi Police arrested 21 people on charges of rioting and unlawful assembly on Sunday, a day after communal clashes erupted in Delhi's Jahangirpuri.

Delhi violence: 'Words cannot describe what I saw,' says cop

17 Apr 2022

India
Delhi violence: 'Words cannot describe what I saw,' says cop

Communal clashes broke out in Northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri area on Saturday after alleged stone-pelting at a Hanuman Jayanti Shobha Yatra procession.

'Sulli Deals' mastermind arrested from Indore; family alleges conspiracy

09 Jan 2022

India
'Sulli Deals' mastermind arrested from Indore; family alleges conspiracy

A 25-year-old Indore man Aumkareshwar Thakur has been arrested by the Delhi Police for allegedly creating the controversial "Sulli Deals" app on Sunday.

Delhi: Ruckus erupts inside Mandoli jail; 23 inmates injured

28 Sep 2021

Delhi
Delhi: Ruckus erupts inside Mandoli jail; 23 inmates injured

A ruckus erupted inside Delhi's Mandoli jail on Monday evening after 51 inmates deliberately injured themselves.

Rohini court shootout: 2 arrested; attackers partied before killing gangster

26 Sep 2021

India
Rohini court shootout: 2 arrested; attackers partied before killing gangster

A Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested two men in connection with the Rohini court shootout on Sunday.

Delhi Riots: Court criticizes 'poor' police probe, 'half-baked' chargesheets

30 Aug 2021

India
Delhi Riots: Court criticizes 'poor' police probe, 'half-baked' chargesheets

A Delhi Court on Saturday slammed the Delhi Police for filing "half-baked" chargesheets in the 2020 Delhi riots case.

Delhi Police Commissioner asks personnel to adopt latest technology

20 Aug 2021

Delhi
Delhi Police Commissioner asks personnel to adopt latest technology

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana has asked the force's personnel to work toward making policing more people-friendly and adopt latest technologies to bring about greater efficiency, officials said.

Independence Day: Delhi Police barricades Red Fort with shipping containers

08 Aug 2021

India
Independence Day: Delhi Police barricades Red Fort with shipping containers

Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations on August 15, Delhi Police barricaded the iconic Fed Fort with shipping containers, citing security reasons.

Delhi seeks reversal of Rakesh Asthana's appointment as police commissioner

29 Jul 2021

India
Delhi seeks reversal of Rakesh Asthana's appointment as police commissioner

The Delhi Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution demanding the reversal of Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner.

Delhi Police granted power to detain under NSA before I-Day

24 Jul 2021

India
Delhi Police granted power to detain under NSA before I-Day

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday granted power to the Delhi Police Commissioner to detain anyone under the National Security Act (NSA).

55 people detained for roaming around suspiciously in Karol Bagh

15 Mar 2021

Delhi
55 people detained for roaming around suspiciously in Karol Bagh

In a bid to prevent street crime, Delhi Police conducted a five-hour-long cordon-and-search operation in Karol Bagh and detained 55 people found roaming around suspiciously in the area, officials said on Monday.

One dead after speeding car rams into another in Dwarka

04 Mar 2021

Delhi
One dead after speeding car rams into another in Dwarka

A 22-year-old man was killed while another got seriously injured after a speeding car rammed into another car in Dwarka, Delhi in the early hours of Thursday, police said.

Communal and irresponsible: IPS Association slams Sudarshan News over #UPSCJihad

27 Aug 2020

India
Communal and irresponsible: IPS Association slams Sudarshan News over #UPSCJihad

The trailer of an upcoming news show to be aired on Sudarshan News TV has drawn criticism from the Indian Police Service (Central) Association.

Delhi Police, accused of laxity during violence, gets new chief

28 Feb 2020

India
Delhi Police, accused of laxity during violence, gets new chief

On Friday, the Ministry of Home Affairs gave Indian Police Service (IPS) officer SN Shrivastava the additional charge of the post of Delhi Commissioner.

#LawyersVsDelhiPolice: Cops protest outside HQ, demand justice, raise slogans

05 Nov 2019

India
#LawyersVsDelhiPolice: Cops protest outside HQ, demand justice, raise slogans

Scores of personnel of Delhi police took to streets on Tuesday to protest against a scuffle that broke between cops and lawyers at Tis Hazari court last week.

PM Modi's niece robbed: One accused arrested; belongings recovered

13 Oct 2019

India
PM Modi's niece robbed: One accused arrested; belongings recovered

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's niece was robbed in broad daylight in Delhi, the police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the incident.

Delhi: PM Modi's niece robbed of cash and phones

12 Oct 2019

India
Delhi: PM Modi's niece robbed of cash and phones

Incidents of snatching have become commonplace in the national capital.

Now, Delhi Police will have access to Facebook private chats

03 Feb 2019

Delhi
Now, Delhi Police will have access to Facebook private chats

Joining hands with the Delhi Police, Facebook will now provide details of private chats to the police for sensitive cases, specifically pertaining to crimes against women and children.

Petition filed in SC seeking quashing of Center's 'snooping order'

24 Dec 2018

India
Petition filed in SC seeking quashing of Center's 'snooping order'

On Monday, a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed before the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality and legality of the Center's December 20 order that granted sweeping surveillance powers to 10 Central agencies.

#SnoopingRow: RTIs reveal UPA intercepted 9,000 calls, 500 emails monthly

23 Dec 2018

India
#SnoopingRow: RTIs reveal UPA intercepted 9,000 calls, 500 emails monthly

Just days back, a political row had erupted over a government order that gave sweeping powers of surveillance to 10 Central agencies.

Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification

22 Dec 2018

India
Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification

On Thursday, the Centre gave powers to ten Central investigative agencies to intercept and monitor all data present in any computer and invited criticism from the opposition which claimed the country was being made into an 'Orwellian state'.

Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer

21 Dec 2018

India
Now, government can monitor data in any personal computer

In what could mark the beginnings of an Orwellian surveillance state, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on Thursday, granted sweeping powers to 10 Central investigative agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any data stored on computer devices.

Delhi: SC asks police chief for timeline to clear traffic-bottlenecks

31 Jul 2018

India
Delhi: SC asks police chief for timeline to clear traffic-bottlenecks

The Supreme Court yesterday directed the Delhi Police Commissioner, Amulya Patnaik, to come out with a timeline for removing traffic bottlenecks at 77 congested corridors in Delhi and also asked him to deal with impounded vehicles lying at police stations.

Delhi court bans 'modified' cycle rickshaws, calls them a 'menace'

05 Feb 2018

Delhi
Delhi court bans 'modified' cycle rickshaws, calls them a 'menace'

Calling Delhi's cycle rickshaws a 'menace' to public safety, a city court has recently directed the police to ensure a complete ban on these 'jugaad' vehicles fitted with modified scooter engines, from February 17.

Amulya Patnaik appointed as Delhi Police Commissioner

30 Jan 2017

India
Amulya Patnaik appointed as Delhi Police Commissioner

Amulya Patnaik has been appointed as Delhi's new police chief.

Mallikarjun Kharge against Alok Verma's appointment

20 Jan 2017

India
Mallikarjun Kharge against Alok Verma's appointment

Out of the 3 member collegium that chose Alok Verma as the new CBI chief, Mallikarjun Kharge, the leader of Congress in Lok Sabha had given a dissenting note for his appointment.

Delhi Police commissioner appointed as the next CBI Director

19 Jan 2017

India
Delhi Police commissioner appointed as the next CBI Director

Delhi Police Commissioner, Alok Kumar Verma, has been appointed the new CBI Director on Thursday.

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia slams Delhi Police

21 Sep 2016

India
Deputy CM Manish Sisodia slams Delhi Police

Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia lashed out at the Delhi Police over the gruesome murder of a 21 year old woman in broad daylight.

Call from U.S. warns of blasts in NCR

14 Aug 2016

India
Call from U.S. warns of blasts in NCR

A resident of Noida received an ominous call on August 11 warning him of blasts in Noida and Delhi on Independence Day. The caller hung up without providing details.