Amulya Patnaik

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

28 Feb 2020

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.

Shaheen Bagh protests disrupt traffic, HC asks cops to act

14 Jan 2020

Shaheen Bagh protests disrupt traffic, HC asks cops to act

For a month now, curbs have been imposed on the Kalindi Kunj-Shaheen Bagh stretch, forcing lakhs of commuters to take the Delhi-Noida-Delhi flyover leading to heavy traffic.

What happened at JNU last night? All your questions answered

06 Jan 2020

What happened at JNU last night? All your questions answered

Terror took over Jawaharlal Nehru University last night when masked goons entered the campus, beat students and teachers as well as vandalized the campus. Over 20 people were injured.

Police v/s lawyers: Delhi cops end protest after 11 hours

06 Nov 2019

Police v/s lawyers: Delhi cops end protest after 11 hours

On Tuesday, Delhi witnessed unprecedented scenes with thousands of police officers taking to the streets demanding justice after some of them were assaulted by lawyers in Tis Hazari court last weekend.

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

05 Nov 2019

#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.

Chandni Chowk temple vandalism: 9 persons, including 4 juveniles, arrested

03 Jul 2019

Chandni Chowk temple vandalism: 9 persons, including 4 juveniles, arrested

The Delhi Police has arrested a total of nine persons, including four juveniles, in connection with the June 30 Hauz Qazi incident in which a century-old temple was vandalized.

Swastika controversy: Nazi, Hindu symbols are different, AAP tells BJP

25 Mar 2019

Swastika controversy: Nazi, Hindu symbols are different, AAP tells BJP

Facing flak over a controversial tweet which its party chief Arvind Kejriwal put out last week, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday said it was only meant as an attack on German dictator Adolf Hitler.

Delhi police arrests four men for harassing journalist Barkha Dutt

20 Mar 2019

Delhi police arrests four men for harassing journalist Barkha Dutt

The Delhi police arrested four people, three from Delhi and one from Surat, for harassing journalist Barkha Dutt online and threatening her. Dutt confirmed the development on Twitter on Wednesday morning.

Delhi: Former India pacer Amit Bhandari attacked during U-23 trials

11 Feb 2019

Delhi: Former India pacer Amit Bhandari attacked during U-23 trials

Former India pacer Amit Bhandari, who is currently the chairman of the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) senior selection committee, was assaulted on Monday at the U-23 team's trials at St. Stephen's ground.

Now, Delhi Police will have access to Facebook private chats

03 Feb 2019

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.

Will kidnap your daughter: Kejriwal receives threatening email, security tightened

13 Jan 2019

Will kidnap your daughter: Kejriwal receives threatening email, security tightened

On Wednesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal received an anonymous email threatening his daughter, Harshita, post which her security has been beefed up.

Delhi: Now file e-FIRs of lost items from Terminal 3

20 Dec 2018

Delhi: Now file e-FIRs of lost items from Terminal 3

Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, is one of the busiest airports in the world.

West Delhi Police digitizes malkhanas across all its police stations

17 Nov 2018

West Delhi Police digitizes malkhanas across all its police stations

The Delhi Police's West district digitized all malkhanas, rooms for keeping seized arms and ammunition, across its 12 police stations on Friday, police said.

Delhi-cop's son mercilessly beats woman, arrested after video goes viral

14 Sep 2018

Delhi-cop's son mercilessly beats woman, arrested after video goes viral

In a disturbing incident, the son of Delhi police officer was caught on camera brutally beating a woman, and the video of the assault went viral on social media.

JNU student Umar Khalid attack-case: Anti-terror unit takes it up

15 Aug 2018

JNU student Umar Khalid attack-case: Anti-terror unit takes it up

On Tuesday, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik transferred the case pertaining to the alleged attack on JNU student Umar Khalid's life to its anti-terror unit, the Special Cell.

Women in blue: Delhi Police's SWAT team oozes confidence, style

13 Aug 2018

Women in blue: Delhi Police's SWAT team oozes confidence, style

Delhi Police got its first all-women Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team on Friday, a proud moment for all indeed.

To combat terrorism, Delhi police gets first-of-its-kind all-women SWAT team

11 Aug 2018

To combat terrorism, Delhi police gets first-of-its-kind all-women SWAT team

Delhi Police, on Friday, inducted a first-of-its-kind SWAT team comprising all women from the North-eastern States. The team is meant to combat terrorism and secure the National Capital during the Independence Day celebrations.

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

31 Jul 2018

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.

This four-legged 'Babu' of Delhi Police is an all-India gold-medalist!

19 Jul 2018

This four-legged 'Babu' of Delhi Police is an all-India gold-medalist!

Delhi Police's Model Town office is receiving a lot of attention recently, courtesy Babu.

2,500 elderly taught cyber safety, courtesy Delhi Police

06 Jul 2018

2,500 elderly taught cyber safety, courtesy Delhi Police

In a noble attempt, Delhi Police organized a workshop yesterday to make senior citizens aware of cyber crimes.

Abolish all-boys' school, drug-addicts to make Delhi safe for women

21 Jun 2018

Abolish all-boys' school, drug-addicts to make Delhi safe for women

Aiming to change Delhi's image of being unsafe for women, a six-member panel formed by L-G Anil Baijal has enlisted few measures to curb the menace.

Delhi Police makes gaffe: 'Non-police' colony gets award for cleanliness

23 May 2018

Delhi Police makes gaffe: 'Non-police' colony gets award for cleanliness

In an embarrassing act, the Delhi Police awarded a "non-police colony" for being one of the cleanest "police colonies" due to a mix-up over similar sounding names of RWA Presidents.

Delhi: Police arrests 4 for assault on Kashmiri woman

13 May 2018

Delhi: Police arrests 4 for assault on Kashmiri woman

Delhi Police on Saturday arrested a security guard and three other men for allegedly assaulting a Kashmiri woman in southeast Delhi's Sunlight Colony.

Delhi traffic police now has 319 'sentinels' working for them

01 May 2018

Delhi traffic police now has 319 'sentinels' working for them

While launching 'traffic sentinel scheme' as part of National Road Safety Week-2018, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik made a special mention of a certain Ganga Ram.

Delhi Police to develop cyber cells for tackling online crimes

29 Jan 2018

Delhi Police to develop cyber cells for tackling online crimes

In a bid to tackle cyber crimes with ease and to fast-track investigations of online crimes, the Delhi Police has planned to restructure its cyber cell into an individual unit.

Delhi: Cop's frustrated wife writes to Delhi's Police Commissioner

07 Sep 2017

Delhi: Cop's frustrated wife writes to Delhi's Police Commissioner

A Delhi policeman's wife, annoyed with her husband's "long" duty hours, has sent an email to Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik asking him to ensure duty in shifts.

Delhi: 2017 set to record highest crime rate ever

16 Jul 2017

Delhi: 2017 set to record highest crime rate ever

With a rise of over 21% in crime in the first half of the year in the Capital region, this year could record the highest crime rate of all time.

AAP fined Rs. 27L for 'unauthorized occupation' of party office

15 Jun 2017

AAP fined Rs. 27L for 'unauthorized occupation' of party office

PWD has slapped a fine of Rs. 27L on AAP for "unauthorized occupation" of its party office.

Women cops on bikes will now patrol Delhi

24 May 2017

Women cops on bikes will now patrol Delhi

New Delhi, capital and "rape capital", now has an all-women bike team, who will patrol the roads till late in the evening to ensure safety of women.

Ghaziabad- IPS Officer Sanjeev Tyagi's father found dead at home

11 May 2017

Ghaziabad- IPS Officer Sanjeev Tyagi's father found dead at home

On Thursday morning, the father of UP cadre IPS Sanjeev Tyagi was allegedly discovered with a gunshot injury to his head at his Ghaziabad home.

Delhi- Taxi driver returns lost bag worth Rs. 8 lakh

09 May 2017

Delhi- Taxi driver returns lost bag worth Rs. 8 lakh

22-year-old cabbie, Debendra Kapri, last week handed in a backpack forgotten by a passenger to the Delhi police station.

Shunglu panel: Cong members demand FIR against Kejriwal

21 Apr 2017

Shunglu panel: Cong members demand FIR against Kejriwal

Congress members met Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik demanding an FIR against CM Arvind Kejriwal over the Shunglu panel report, which alleged gross irregularities in the AAP government's decisions.

Shunglu Panel: L-G cancels allotment of office space to AAP

08 Apr 2017

Shunglu Panel: L-G cancels allotment of office space to AAP

After the Shunglu panel red-flagged several decisions by the Arvind Kejriwal government, Delhi L-G Anil Baijal cancelled the office space allotted to AAP near ITO.

Shunglu Panel: "Gross abuse of power" by AAP

06 Apr 2017

Shunglu Panel: "Gross abuse of power" by AAP

A three-member panel formed by former Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to examine decisions by the AAP government has alleged "gross abuse of power" by the Arvind Kejriwal-led administration.

Violence at Ramjas over Umar Khalid, Shehla Rashid's scheduled speeches

23 Feb 2017

Violence at Ramjas over Umar Khalid, Shehla Rashid's scheduled speeches

Clashes erupted at Ramjas College between ABVP and AISA members, divided over a scheduled seminar featuring Umar Khalid that was cancelled earlier.

Amulya Patnaik appointed as Delhi Police Commissioner

30 Jan 2017

Amulya Patnaik appointed as Delhi Police Commissioner

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