Amulya Patnaik News
Senior IPS officer SN Shrivastava set to succeed Amulya Patnaik as Delhi Police chief after criticism over handling of communal violence
Senior IPS officer SN Shrivastava was given the additional charge of the Delhi police commissioner with effect from Sunday, according to an official order.
Delhi Police's inaction towards protecting minorities reminiscent of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, says SAD MP Naresh Gujral
Delhi violence: Shiromani Akali Dal MP Naresh Gujral said on Thursday that the Delhi Police's "inaction" towards protecting the lives and properties of minorities in the national capital is "reminiscent" of what happened during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots
Delhi violence: Journalists beaten, shot at as police, Centre, state govt scramble to control situation; I&B ministry cautions against 'anti-national' content
As the toll in the violence that gripped northeast Delhi for the third consecutive day on Tuesday rose to 13, the Ministry of Information and Broadcast issued an advisory to news channels saying that "be particularly cautious" with content that is likely to "encourage or incite" violence or that "promotes anti-national or communal attitudes". The advisory also said that programmes should refrain from airing content that "contains attacks on religious communities".
SN Shrivastava appointed as Special Commissioner (Law and Order) of Delhi Police: 1985 IPS batch officer served as Special DG of CRPF in Kashmir
Amid violence in Delhi, the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi appointed IPS officer SN Shrivastava as Special Commissioner (Law and Order)
Delhi Police says shortage of forces lead to spread of violence, deploys 1,000 personnel in riot-hit areas as toll climbs to nine
The Delhi Police told the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday that it did not have adequate forces to immediately control the violence that hit parts of Delhi claiming nine lives, including that of a policeman, officials said
Amit Shah tells Delhi Police to deal with miscreants with firm hand and remain calm 'despite provocation'
Amit Shah observed that while constructive criticism of the police is always welcome, it must also be kept in mind that more than 35,000 police personnel laid down their lives on the line of duty
Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik gets one-month extension in 'public interest'; 1985 batch IPS officer was set to retire today
Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik on Friday got one month's extension in his service till February-end 'in public interest', the Home Ministry said.
P Chidambaram slams 'incomprehensible' extension of Delhi Police chief Amulya Patnaik's tenure; move came on same day as Jamia firing
Congress leader P Chidambaram termed 'incomprehensible' Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik's extension when a Jamia Millia Islamia student was injured when a youth fired a pistol in the presence of many police personnel.
Delhi Police versus lawyers: Police commissioner urges cops to resume duty; protesters demand stern action following Tis Hazari clashes
The protest comes as a response to the parking row between police officials and lawyers that took place on Saturday at the Tis Hazari Court complex. The violent clash resulted in injury of at least 20 police personnel and several lawyers.
Authorities in Delhi seek to tackle worsening air quality with odd-even scheme, green crackers and free masks, but experts unsure of execution
Declaring a war of sorts, both the Delhi state government and the Centre have come up with plans at various levels to firefight the air pollution menace in the National Capital Region
Hauz Qazi violence: Delhi Police arrests man, apprehends four juveniles in connection with temple vandalisation
The Delhi Police on Saturday arrested a man and apprehended four juveniles in connection with the vandalising of a temple in Chawri Bazar, which had led to communal tension in the area, officials said.
Durga Temple vandalised: Amit Shah reprimands Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik over Chandni Chowk communal flare up
Post meeting with Amit Shah, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik said he briefed the home minister on the current situation in Hauz Qazi area of the national capital.
Delhi High Court agrees to hear PIL seeking independent probe into Mukherjee Nagar incident
The Delhi High Court has agreed to hear a PIL seeking an independent CBI probe into the Mukherjee Nagar incident, where the police allegedly assaulted an autorickshaw driver and his minor son. Several videos of an altercation between Singh and policemen went viral on social media on Sunday. Delhi Police had on Tuesday submitted a report to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in connection with the incident.
JNU sedition case: Kanhaiya Kumar thanks Modi as Delhi Police submits chargesheet against him, Umar Khalid, eight others
Kanhaiya Kumar has questioned the timing of the Delhi Police's chargesheet in the JNU case, pointing out that the Centre's is making a number of moves ahead of the elections.
Governor Anil Baijal directs Delhi Police to put emphasis on technology in training
Baijal also highlighted the importance of communication skills, especially for PCR units.
Prashant Bhushan files complaint against BJP youth leader Manish Chandela for tweet on having set Rohingya camp ablaze
Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan filed a complaint against BJP youth wing leader Manish Chandela after he admitted to burning down a Rohingya refugee camp.
Semen-filled balloon flung at college student on Holi eve: DCW seeks action taken report from police
The DCW)has sought an action taken report from the Amar Colony police in connection with an incident of a semen-filled balloon being flung at a college student.
Delhi honour killing: BJP leader Manoj Tiwari demands stern action against persons who murdered Ankit Saxena
Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari voiced shock and horror over the alleged honour killing of a photographer in the city and demanded stern action against the culprits.
SC ban on cracker sale: Delhi Police seizes over 1,200 kg of firecrackers, arrests 29 people
Delhi Police has seized over 1,200 kg of firecrackers and arrested 29 people from 13 districts in a drive being carried out after the SC order temporarily banning their sale
Govt to strengthen surveillance laws to check financial cybercrimes
It has been decided to expedite the implementation of cybercrime prevention initiatives in these agencies towards this end along with measures required to acquire critical cyber forensics equipment.