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Senior UP police officer miffed over posting, goes on long leave

Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Senior Uttar Pradesh police officer Amitabh Thakur on Monday proceeded on long leave, alleging discrimination and improper posting. The 1992 batch UP cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Thakur, who was posted as Inspector General (Rules and Manuals), in a letter to Director General of Police (DGP) Sulkhan Singh, has said that it was sad that he had been post...

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Around 5,000 youths selected as Constables: J&K Police

Jammu, Dec 17 (IANS) As many as 4,956 youths have been selected as Constables in different wings of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, an official said on Sunday. Happy to inform that 4,956 candidates selected as Constables in @JmuKmrPolice through a transparent recruitment process, Director General of Police S.P. Vaid tweeted. I congratulate all the selected candidates and their fam...

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EC yet to rule on complaints against Modi, BJP in Gujarat

Gandhinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) The Gujarat election verdict will be delivered on Monday but the Election Commission is still looking into a plethora of complaints against the ruling BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Congress feels that little was happening to all its complaints against the Bharatiya Janata Party while things moved quickly when it came to grievances against others in ...

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JeM militant's body recovered in J&K

Srinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) The body of a foreign Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant was recovered in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral town on Saturday, police said. A letter found on the dead body said it was of a foreign militant who died accidentally while preparing an improvised explosive device (IED). It requested the locals to bury the body. Director General of Police S.P. Vaid said: Whil...

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Odisha police for stern action against using electronic chips in petrol pumps

Bhubaneswar, Dec 15 (IANS) Odisha Director General of Police (DGP) R.P. Sharma on Friday ordered stern action against unscrupulous petrol pump retailers who are using electronic chips in petrol pumps across the state to tamper with the quantity of fuel delivered to customers. The DGP instructed the district police officials to take appropriate action against these unscrupulous business m...

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Eight Maoists killed in Telanagana gunfight

Bhadradri (Telangana)/ Dec 14 (IANS) Eight Maoists were killed in a gunfight between the rebels and security forces in Telanagana's Bhadradri Kothagudem district, adjoining Chhattisgarh, on Thursday morning, a senior police officer said. No security personnel was injured, said Telangana Director General of Police Mahendar Reddy. The gunfight broke out when a security force team,...

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Kerala law student's murderer sentenced to death

Kochi (Kerala), Dec 14 (IANS) A sessions court in Kerala on Thursday sentenced to death Ameerul Islam, a migrant labourer from Assam, who on Tuesday was found guilty of rape and murder of a law student in 2016 in Ernakulam. The Special Ernakulam Principal Sessions Court Judge N. Anil Kumar accepted the prosecution contention that Ameerul Islam should not be allowed to return to society ...

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CBI to probe death of Hindu activist in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Dec 13 (IANS) Karnataka on Wednesday decided to hand over the investigation into the mysterious death of Hindu activist Paresh Mesta to the CBI, police said. The state government has decided to handover the inquiry into the death of Mesta to the CBI on the request of his father Kamalakar Mesta, Inspector General of Police, Western Range, Hemant Nimbalkar told IANS from Karwar....

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Gujarat polling on Thursday for 93 seats; PM, Shah to vote

Gandhinagar, Dec 13 (IANS) The second phase of elections in Gujarat on Thursday will see polling held for 93 assembly constituencies across 14 districts in northern and central regions of the state, with a host of VVIPs, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah, descending on Ahmedabad to cast their vote. Meanwhile, in the so-called 'dry' state of Gujarat, the polic...

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Bengal police deny phone-tapping, HC dismisses Mukul Roy's plea

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea by former Trinamool Congress MP Mukul Roy in which he had accused the West Bengal government of tapping his phone, after the state police authorities denied it. As Justice Vibhu Bakhru was informed by the state Director General of Police, Crime Investigation Department, and the Kolkata Police Commissioner through...

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Will seek Arunachal, Nagaland help to battle Ulfa: Assam DGP

Guwahati, Dec 12 (IANS) A day after the anti-talk faction of Ulfa shot dead a father and his son, the Assam Police chief on Tuesday said the help of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland will be sought to take on the insurgent outfit if needed. Operations have already been intensified against the militants and we have already arrested three persons for their suspected role in the killings. The ...

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Three militants, woman killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Dec 11 (IANS) Three militants and a woman were killed on Monday in a gunfight between the security forces and the militants in north Kashmir's Kupwara district. Three terrorists, apparently Pakistanis, were killed in Handwara encounter, Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir, S.P.Vaid, said. A woman trying to escape from the house in which the militants w...

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Two militants killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Dec 11 (IANS) Two militants were killed in a gunfight on Monday with the security forces and another was arrested in north Kashmir's Kupwara district. In Handwara encounter so far two terrorists neutralised, Director General of Police (DGP) of Jammu and Kashmir, S.P.Vaid, tweeted. Following specific information about the presence of militants in Unsoo village, the secur...

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Rs 5 lakh given to family of Rajasthan 'Love Jihad' victim

Jaipur, Dec 9 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Saturday extended financial aid of Rs 5 lakh to the family of a Muslim man who was brutally murdered and burned by accused Shambhulal Raigar in Rajsamand. Rajsamand Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Rajendra Prasad Agrawal presented the cheque to the victim's son-in-law Musharraf Khan on Saturday in the presence of Anjuman co...

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Bengal ministers meet family of man hacked to death in Rajasthan

Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) A number of West Bengal ministers and political leaders on Saturday visited the family of a Bengali labourer, brutally killed in Rajasthan two days ago, and offered their condolences. State Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim, Transport Minister Subhendu Adhikari and senior Trinamool leaders and MPs Sougata Roy and Sudip Bandyopadhyay met Mohammad Afrajul's fami...

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Book on 'borderline personality disorder' released

Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) Punjab Director General of Police V.K. Bhawra on Saturday released a book titled Borderline written by Shabri Prasad Singh here. Bhawra said the book is a unique narrative on a mental illness called 'borderline personality disorder' which the protagonist, the daughter of a Punjab Police officer, suffers from after her father's sudden demise. This book hig...

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Mamata announces compensation, job for kin of labourer murdered in Rajasthan

Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Expressing grief over the brutal killing of migrant labourer from Bengal, Afrajul Khan, in Rajasthan, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday described the incident as killing of humanity and announced a compensation of Rs 3 lakh to the deceased's family. Banerjee also talked to his widow over phone and said she would send a team of ministers and party ...

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Two held for circulating SMS to kill Assam Minister

Guwahati, Dec 8 (IANS) Two persons have been arrested here for their involvement in circulating an SMS, offering to kill Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma using a bomb, police said on Friday. Both the arrested persons were employees of Guwahati Medical College and Hospital, police said. Assam Director General of Police (DGP) Mukesh Sahay said police are ques...

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Killing of journalists: Press Council chief arrives in Tripura

Agartala, Dec 6 (IANS) Press Council of India (PCI) Chairman Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad, who earlier took suo motu cognizance of the killings of Tripura journalists, is now on a visit to the state to take stock of the ground realities, an official said here on Wednesday. Justice Prasad, who is accompanied by two other associates, arrived here on a three-day visit on Tuesday night,...

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Tight security in UP on 25th anniversary of Babri demolition

Lucknow, Dec 6 (IANS) Heavy security has been deployed across Uttar Pradesh, including Faizabad and Ayodhya, on the 25th anniversary of the demolition of the disputed Babri Masjid structure, police said. Twenty seven additional companies of the provincial armed constabulary (PAC) have been deployed across the state. Of these, six companies each have been deployed in the state cap...

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