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PDP Leaders Say Stampede At Vaishno Devi Shrine Failure Of J-K Administration

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbag Singh told PTI that preliminary information from the scene suggests there was a minor altercation between some young boys, and within seconds, there was a stampede.

Vaishno Devi Pilgrimage Going On Smoothly With Strict Adherence To Sops: Official

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Langer and Singh are part of a high-level committee formed under instructions of Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Manoj Sinha and headed by the principal secretary (home) to inquire into the stampede at the shrine.

Sidhu Questions State Government As To Why A Plea Against Blanket Bail To Ex-DGP Saini Has Not Been Filed

Speaking to reporters in Amritsar, Sidhu questioned the government over the steps taken for justice in desecration cases and making the STF report on drug issue public.

Jammu And Kashmir Chief Says Probe Suggests That Hyderpora Militants Were Suppported By Terrorist Network

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Our investigation is in progress, which is suggesting that there was terrorist and terror network around him, supporting him. We will see who is involved to what extent. That will be shared at the right time."

'Highly Radicalised' Operative Held In Punjab, Police Say Possible Terror Attack Averted

The Punjab Police has foiled a possible terrorist attack in the state, Director General of Police (DGP) Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota said

23 November, 2021

Supreme Court Refuses TMC’s Plea To Postpone Civic Polls In Tripura

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The bench said the DGP and the IGP shall take all steps to ensure that the election process is conducted in peace and orderly manner and without any disruptions, particularly on the date of polling leading up to the counting of ballots on November 28.

22 November, 2021

PM Modi Didn't Address 'Sorry State of Affairs' of Law Enforcement Agencies In Conference Of DGPs: P Chidambaram Points Out

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Congress leader P Chidambaram, while mentioning court observations in Aryan Khan's bail order and Disha Ravi's case, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not address this sorry state of affairs at the DGPs conference.

19 November, 2021

Need Better Coordination Between State Police, Central Agencies: Amit Shah At DGPs' Meet

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The home minister stressed on better coordination between the state police and other central agencies and urged the delegates for timely implementations of suggestions discussed during the conference, according to an official statement.

22 October, 2021

This Andaman MP Is Fighting For Cops' Rights To Celebrate Birthdays, Anniversaries With Family

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands MP Kuldeep Rai has urged UT’s DGP Satyendra Garg to grant leave to the cops on special occasions, so that they can spend quality time with their families.

16 September, 2021

Manipur School Girl Hanging: Allahabad HC Asks UP DGP To Attend Hearing

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The court was hearing a petition which said that the Police were protecting the real accused. Three accused named in the FIR were not interrogated even after three months of the girl's death.

02 July, 2021

Pak Terror Outfits Behind Weapons, Narcotics Dropped By Drones In J&K: DGP

Outlook Web Bureau

The DGP said LeT's hand is suspected behind the twin drone strikes inside the IAF station, Jammu in the early hours of Sunday.


28 September, 2020

19 Arrested In Assam Paper Leak Scam; Reward To Catch Ex-DIG, BJP Leader


Addressing a press conference for the first time after the scam was detected, the director-general of police said any person, irrespective of his political affiliation or post, will be arrested if found guilty.

28 September, 2020

Will Be Painful If Bihar DGP Who Defamed Mumbai Police Gets JD(U) Ticket: Congress


The Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) is an ally of the BJP in the state of Bihar.

24 September, 2020

Gupteshwar Pandey's Political Ambitions: Voters In Bihar And Their Skepticism With Former DGPs

Giridhar Jha

Speculations are rife that the Bihar top cop, who shot to fame after a showdown between Maharashtra and Bihar Police over Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, is going to contest the upcoming Bihar polls.

25 November, 2019

Terror Strike Averted In Delhi After Arrest Of Three With IEDs, Say Police


They were planning to conduct terror strikes in heavy footfall areas of Delhi, the officer said.

18 January, 2019

Rakesh Asthana Appointed As Director General Of BCAS By Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

Rakesh Asthana, who had a bitter fight with ousted agency chief Alok Verma, was on Friday appointed as the new Director General of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS).

20 September, 2018

Dilbagh Singh, Acting DGP J&K, To Continue In Office Till UPSC Decision: Supreme Court

Outlook Web Bureau

The SC asked the UPSC to take a decision within four weeks on the suitability of senior police officers who can be appointed as the police chief in the state.


11 September, 2018

SC Refuses To Interfere With J&K's DGP Appointment

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The state government on September 6 appointed Dilbagh Singh as acting police chief.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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