Reward for JNU row? Delhi police chief BS Bassi may actually be appointed next CIC
Delhi CP BS Bassi may be in the running to become the next Information Commissioner, sources told CNN-IBN.
Delhi CP BS Bassi may be in the running to become the next Chief Information Commissioner, sources told CNN-IBN.
The Delhi Police will be retiring on 29 February and has been in the race for appointment to the post of the Chief Information Commissioner since November 2015, Economic Times reported.
Bassi has been in the spotlight lately for his comments on the court violence following the row after protests in JNU. He continues to be in the thick of controversy as Firstpost reporter Tarique Anwar, was beaten up outside Patiala House on Wednesday while the police looked on.
Bassi on Wednesday had said that there was adequate information against JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar who was arrested on sedition charges, said a report in The Times of India.
A Firstpost report on Tuesday highlighted some of the things Bassi said in relation to Kanhaiya's arrest. The Delhi police chief was quoted as saying, "Excesses were committed from both sides, but they have been extremely minor in nature,"
Speaking to mediapersons on Tuesday, Bassi said that it was a 'surcharged environment,' and that allegations and counter-allegat
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Jawaharlal Nehru University vice chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar on Monday assured the teachers' association that the administration will not allow police inside the campus, while Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi said the five students, who are facing sedition charges for allegedly raising anti-India slogans, should join the probe.
Less a high-ranking police officer, more a BJP muscle man: Ex-top cops flay Bassi's 'partisan attitude'
The remarks made by city police chief BS Bassi on the attack on JNU students, teachers and journalists in and outside Patiala House Court premises appear to be coming from a “muscle man of the ruling party, not from a police officer who is holding such a high rank”, feel former top cops
There was a visible anger among journalists against Delhi police Commissioner BS Bassi who sought to hush up the matter by terming the incident as 'minor'.