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Amit Shah Pays Tribute To Policemen At National Police Memorial

Jun 02, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday visited the National Police Memorial to pay tribute to the policemen.

Mamata Extends Support To Kolkata Police Chief, Says BJP Pursuing Political Vendetta

Feb 03, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The chief minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee alleged that the saffron party was 'misusing power to take control of the police and all other institutions'.

Former Chicago Police Officer Jailed For Shooting Black Teenager

The shooting and video in which ex-Chicago police officer Van Dyke was seen firing repeatedly at 17-year-old Laquan McDonald prompted protests throughout Chicago and calls for Van Dyke to face serious prison time.

Spotted Alien Sending Information About Earth, Man Writes To PMO

Dec 28, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The man, resident of Kothrud area, sent an email to the PMO saying he had seen an "alien object" outside his house.

CM Adityanath Constitutes Commission For Modernisation Of UP Police

The Chief Minister said at present there was infrastructure for training only 5,793 constables and the government was planning to double the capacity by providing various facilities.

22 September, 2018

‘Be Careful, Will Cut Your Tongues’, Andhra Police Inspector Threatens Abusive MPs, MLAs

Outlook Web Bureau

The heated exchange of words came in the backdrop of a group clash in a village near Tadipatri earlier this week with Reddy alleging that police fled the scene like eunuchs, unable to bring the situation under control.

18 July, 2018

Stabbed In Chest, Head And Stomach, Police Constable Killed After Fight In Bar In Maharashtra's Sangli

Outlook Web Bureau

Samadhan Mante, posted as constable at Miraj city police station, went to the bar and had an argument over some issue with three people who were having drinks there.

30 June, 2018

India’s Police Warrant Better Performance And A Happy Relation With Public

T.K. Vinod Kumar

A first-of-its-kind study on policing reveals that the poor, minorities, women and marginalized across the country tend to fear and are alienated from the force.

28 March, 2018

Meager Salary, No Insurance: Sudden Death Of Maqbool Sahil Sparks Debate Over Condition In Which Journalists Function In Kashmir

Naseer Ganai

Sahil was working with a local Urdu newspaper, Kashmir Parcham run by Kashmir Media House.

23 March, 2018

France Siege: Suspected ISIS Gunman, Who Killed Two, Shot Dead By Police

Outlook Web Bureau

Local authorities are reportedly treating the incident as a possible terrorist attack, reported The Independent.

15 December, 2017

No Term Like 'Martyr' Or 'Shaheed' In Army Or Police: Defence, Home Ministries

Outlook Web Bureau

The issue surfaced after an RTI applicant approached the Union home ministry seeking to know the meaning and detailed definition of word "shaheed" (martyr).


04 December, 2017

Woman Police Constable Undergoes Test For Sex Reassignment Surgery In Mumbai

Outlook Web Bureau

In her plea, the constable had also sought the court's permission to continue to work with the police force after changing her sex.

13 November, 2017

90% Dip In Stone-Pelting Incidents In Kashmir In 2017, Huge Change In Mood Of People: J&K DGP

Outlook Web Bureau

The director general of police said it was normal to witness 40-50 incidents of stone-pelting in a day last year.

05 November, 2017

Uttar Pradesh ATS Arrests ISIS Suspect Abu Zaid From Mumbai Airport

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Zaid was arrested on Saturday on his arrival from Saudi Arabia.

31 October, 2017

Neelamani Raju Set To Become Karnataka's First Woman Police Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

Raju, a 1983 batch IPS officer, will replace incumbent director general and inspector general of police Rupak Kumar Dutta, who retires on Tuesday.

31 October, 2017

IPS Officer, Wife Arrested After Being Caught Cheating Using Bluetooth Cellphone In UPSC Exam

Outlook Web Bureau

His wife, Joicy Joy, dictated the answers to him from Hyderabad.

26 October, 2017

Indian Girl, Who Died After She 'Choked On Milk' In US, Had No Eating Problem: Orphanage Owner

Outlook Web Bureau

The body of 3-year-old Sherin Mathews was found Sunday in suburban Dallas in a culvert under a road about a half-mile from her parents' home.


18 October, 2017

Two BJP MLAs Stop Police From Arresting Aligarh Doctors ‘Caught’ Conducting Sex-Determination Test

Outlook Web Bureau

The MLAs allegedly did not allow officials to seize the ultrasound machine or pick up the accused doctors.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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