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Punjab DGP launches ‘Appreciate and Commend’ to honor cops

The Police Department of Punjab has recently launched an award scheme called ‘Appreciate and Commend’. The DGP of Punjab launched the scheme, which aims to honour the Police officers who perform their duties diligently. Under the scheme, the District Police chiefs will submit nominations of outstanding cops at the end of every month. A committee ..

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ECI appoints Special Central Police Observer for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Election Commission of India has appointed Sh K K Sharma (IPS 1982 Retd DG Border Security Force) as the Central Police Observer for the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana instead. Sh K K Sharma was earlier nominated for the States of West Bengal and Jharkhand. He would oversee the deployment and other security related ..

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SC Order on Appointment of DGPs

The Supreme Court has passed an interim order allowing the Punjab and Haryana DGPs to continue in office till January 31. The Supreme Court was hearing the petition filed by the two states seeking modification of the SC order which had made it mandatory for states and UTs to take the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) ..

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S Sundari Nanda posted as first woman DGP of Puducherry

S Sundari Nanda, a 1988 AGMU cadre Indian Police Service officer in the rank of ADGP, has been posted as the first woman Director General of Police (DGP) of Union Territory of Puducherry. DGP Sunil Kumar Gautam has been transferred from Puducherry to the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCTD) in place ..

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OP Singh to be new Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh

Om Prakash Singh, the 1983 batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, will be the new Director General of Police of Uttar Pradesh. He will succeed incumbent Sulkhan Singh, whose tenure ends on December 31, 2017. Presently, OP Singh is the Director General of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). Till the new appointee takes charge, ..

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