Director General Of Police Dgp
West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.21

EC replaces police chief Virendra

The Election Commission has replaced director general (police) Virendra with P. Nirajnayan, a 1987-batch IPS officer currently posted as director general (administration) — the most significant ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.21

EC orders removal of Bengal DGP

The Election Commission on Tuesday ordered removal of Virendra as the Director General of Police of poll-bound Bengal with immediate effect, and appointed P Nirajnayan in his place. In a directive to...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta/New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.02.21

Niraj Sinha takes over as new DGP

Niraj Sinha, a 1987 batch IPS, has been named Jharkhand's director general of police (DGP) replacing the incumbent M V Rao as per a state home department notification issued late on Thursday night...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.01.21

DGP scanner on opium trade

Director General of Police (DGP) MV Rao on Wednesday directed police personnel across Jharkhand to tighten the noose around opium cultivators, identify drug peddlers and bust rackets involved in selli...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.20

PIL in SC seeks ‘free, fair’ polls in Bengal

Several people were injured in a clash between the TMC and BJP at Ramnagar area in the state, ahead of the ruling party’s rally in Contai-- Suvendu Adhikari’s stronghold. Police said the ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi, Contai


India  /  Published 11.12.20

Centre-state tussle over Nadda convoy attack

The Bengal government on Friday decided not to send its secretary and police chief to New Delhi in compliance with Union Home Ministry's order following an attack on BJP chief JP Nadda’s con...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.08.20

DGP: SC rejects petition

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging appointment of Jharkhand Director General of Police (DGP) MV Rao. The apex court ruled that it was a service mat...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 13.03.19

Officers with minimum 6-month tenure left should be considered for DGP post: SC

The Supreme Court Wednesday clarified its last year’s order on police reforms and said officers with a minimum of six months’ tenure left in service can be considered for the post of director-gene...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.08.19

India’s first woman DGP dies at 72

Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya, the country’s first woman director-general of police (DGP), died at a hospital here after prolonged illness, an official said on Tuesday. She was 72.Chaudhary breathe...
By The Telegraph in Mumbai


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