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Karnataka braces for Thursday shutdown


September 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) With the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka extending support to the nationwide shutdown Thursday, the police has been put on high alert to maintain ... Read more...

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Hyderabad ‘hostage’ drama ends as suspended cop releases senior (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A four-hour-long 'hostage' drama ended here late Wednesday as a suspended head constable who had taken a senior police official hostage released him unharmed.Giriprasad Sharma, a ... Read more...

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Haryana to recruit 11,000 constables


September 10th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 10 (IANS) Haryana has decided to expand its police force and has sanctioned 11,000 new posts of constables for the purpose, the state police chief said Monday.Applications for ... Read more...

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Police put on high alert after violence in Uttar Pradesh


August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Police in Uttar Pradesh were put on high alert Saturday and the intelligence set-up was spruced up following violence after 'alvida namaaz' in this Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Andhra police chief asks northeast community not to panic (Second Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Denying that there was a mass exodus of people of Assam and other northeast states from Hyderabad, the Andhra Pradesh police chief Friday appealed to them ... Read more...

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Andhra police chief appeals northeast community not to panic (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Denying that there was a mass exodus of people of Assam and other northeastern states from Hyderabad, the Andhra Pradesh Police chief Friday appealed to ... Read more...

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Wives of Andhra cops call off protest


August 6th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 6 (IANS) The wives of the constables of the Andhra Pradesh Special Police (APSP) Monday called off their protest after the police chief agreed to accept their demands ... Read more...

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Dayal is Maharashtra’s new police chief


July 31st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Sanjeev Dayal, a 1977-batch IPS officer took over Tuesday as the new director general of police of Maharashtra from his predecessor K. Subramanyam, who has ... Read more...

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Ashok Prasad takes over as new Kashmir police chief


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Ashok Prasad, an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of 1979 batch, Monday took over as the new director general of Jammu and Kashmir Police, ahead ... Read more...

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Molestation case: Police nabs two more


July 15th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Police have arrested two more suspected culprits from the group that publicly molested and stripped a teenage girl in the main city of Assam last Monday, ... Read more...

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Rape accused Uttar Pradesh cop arrested


July 13th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) A Uttar Pradesh Police sub-inspector, accused of raping a woman, was Thursday arrested from a bus stop here, police said.Meanwhile, following the allegations, Inspector General of ... Read more...

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Shelter home exploitation: cop held for destroying evidence


July 6th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), July 6 (IANS) The Haryana police officer heading the probe into the sexual exploitation and physical and mental torture of inmates at the Apna Ghar shelter home here ... Read more...

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In Badal’s ‘Ram Rajya’, no place for political vendetta (Punjab Newsletter)


June 30th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) For the last five years, the Congress in Punjab, especially state Congress president Amarinder Singh, have been claiming that false cases were being registered against ... Read more...

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No parole for Haryana prisoners in first 5 years


June 29th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 29 (IANS) Hard core criminals lodged in Haryana jails would not be able to avail parole for the first five years of their sentence, a senior police officer ... Read more...

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IPS officers reshuffled in Uttar Pradesh


June 20th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday transferred six Indian Police Service (IPS) officials, including the deputy inspector generals (DIG) of Agra and Faizabad and the Special Investigative ... Read more...

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Andhra Police officer suspended for absence from duty


June 19th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday suspended senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Umesh Kumar, who is allegedly involved in a forgery case, for his unauthorized absence ... Read more...

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Probe into abuse by Haryana cops in women’s shelter (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) The Haryana Police Wednesday announced a high-level committee to probe allegations that its own officials were involved in the exploitation of inmates of a government funded ... Read more...

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Case will be made against CPI-M leader Mani: Chandy (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 3 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Sunday said that a case will be made against CPI-M leader M.M. Mani for his speech that his party has committed ... Read more...

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Apex court stays order in Karnataka top cop’s case (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) In a relief to former Karnataka police chief Shankar Mahadev Bidari, the Supreme Court Friday stayed the high court order of May 28 holding as ... Read more...

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Apex court stays order in Karnataka cop’s case (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) In a relief to former Karnataka police chief Shankar Mahadev Bidari, the Supreme Court Friday stayed the high court order of May 28 holding as ... Read more...

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Ranvir Sena chief shot dead; Bihar put on alert (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 1 (IANS) An indefinite curfew was imposed in Ara town and red alert was sounded across Bihar Friday, after unidentified gunmen shot dead Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', chief ... Read more...

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Prasad to be new chief of J&K; Police


May 28th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 28 (IANS) Ashok Prasad, a senior officer of the Intelligence Bureau, will be the new director general of Jammu and Kashmir Police.Prasad, who is currently serving as the ... Read more...

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Apex court pulls up Andhra police chief


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday pulled up the Andhra Pradesh police chief for withdrawing the security provided to R. Chandra Shekar Reddy and his family following ... Read more...

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BJP raps government on Amarnath Yatra decision


May 16th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said the Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to stop Hindu religious groups from starting the annual Amarnath pilgrimage from ... Read more...

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Punjab to withdraw unauthorised security from VIPs


May 14th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 14 (IANS) VIPs and influential people flaunting police security in Punjab may have to shed some of it with Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday ordering that ... Read more...

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Ahead of Saturday meet, government softens NCTC stand


May 4th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Hoping for a degree of consensus on the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), the central government has agreed to dilute some of its discretionary ... Read more...

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Chandigarh residents splurge on VIP car numbers (Punjab Newsletter)


April 27th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) As if the reputation of their city having the highest density of motor vehicles in India was not enough, Chandigarh residents have developed a fondness for ... Read more...

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Apex court sets aside Karnataka high court order indicting Bidari (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday set aside a Karnataka High Court order indicting the state's then police chief Shankar Mahadev Bidari, terming him worse than Saddam ... Read more...

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Apex court sets aside high court order indicting Bidari


April 24th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday set aside the order of the Karnataka High Court that indicted the state's former poluce chief Shankar Mahadev Bidari and directed ... Read more...

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‘Can’t be blackmailed on Odisha crisis’


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 2 (IANS) Condemning the kidnapping of an Italian and a legislator by Maoists in Odisha, Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Monday that the government is not going ... Read more...

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Infant is Karnataka top cop (Lead)


March 31st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) The Karnataka government Saturday appointed Abdul Rehman Infant as the state's new police chief, shunting out incumbent Shankar Bidari to the Karnataka State Police Housing Board.The ... Read more...

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Court quashes Karnataka police chief’s appointment


March 31st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court has quashed the appointment of Shankar Bidari as state police chief in view of alleged atrocities on women and tribals by police ... Read more...

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Online FIRs soon, says Chidambaram


March 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) There would soon be no need to go to a police station to file a first information report (FIR) with online registration available by ... Read more...

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Can poll panel monitor West Bengal college elections?


March 14th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Is the state election commission equipped to monitor college elections? This is the question being asked after the Calcutta High Court asked West Bengal's chief ... Read more...

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Senior Kerala cop suspended for filing case against women devotees


March 12th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 12 (IANS) A senior Kerala police officer was suspended Monday for filing a case against more than 11,000 women for squatting on the road and cooking as part ... Read more...

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