Delhi Police Commissioner

SC seeks Centre, Rakesh Asthana's replies on NGO's plea against his appointment as Delhi top cop

Advocate Prashant Bhushan, appearing for the NGO, said that they have filed the appeal as directed by the top court on November 18.

published on : 26th November 2021

Over 7,000 Delhi cops to address cyber crime

The home department’s notification on November 17 said it was considered necessary to set up cyber police stations in each notified police district to investigate cybercrime cases. 

published on : 25th November 2021

No irregularity, illegality in Rakesh Asthana appointment

Asthana, serving as the Director-General of Border Security Force, was appointed the Commissioner on July 27, four days before his superannuation on July 31.

published on : 13th October 2021

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana orders strengthening of night patrolling and visibility

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana has instructed DCPs to renew emphasis on anti-terror measures, enhance police visibility on the ground.

published on : 11th October 2021

Rakesh Asthana appointed as Delhi police commissioner in public interest: Centre tells HC

​Defending the move to bring in the Gujarat-cadre IPC officer as Delhi Police chief, an affidavit filed by Secretary,

published on : 16th September 2021

HC defers hearing of petitions on Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Delhi Police chief to September 16

The court also showed displeasure with one petitioner Sadre Alam for not submitting the court process fees.

published on : 8th September 2021

Intermeddlers can't be allowed to challenge appointment of Delhi police chief: Centre to HC

The bench was hearing a PIL by one Sadre Alam against the appointment of Asthana along with an intervention application by an NGO which has challenged the appointment before the SC.

published on : 1st September 2021

HC to hear fresh IA in plea challenging Rakesh Asthana's appointment as Delhi Police chief

The Supreme Court had recently asked the Delhi high court to decide within two weeks the petition filed before it challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police commissioner.

published on : 31st August 2021

Delhi Police helped many youths escape crime, join mainstream: Rakesh Asthana

Asthana was addressing youths participating in a three-day workshop on 'How to do Business' organised by Delhi Police.

published on : 25th August 2021

Make policing people-friendly: Delhi Police Commissioner

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana told officers that all ranks are free to raise their grievances and give suggestions for the betterment of the police department.

published on : 21st August 2021

Delhi HC asks if any challenge to Rakesh Asthana's appointment as police chief pending anywhere

The petitioner's advocate BS Bagga argued that police commissioner Rakesh Asthana's appointment was in violation of the existing service law.

published on : 18th August 2021

Rakesh Asthana IPS takes charges as Delhi Police Commissioner 

He was accorded the ceremonial guard of honour by the police force upon his arrival at the Delhi Police Headquarters at Jail Singh Marg here.

published on : 28th July 2021

Police commissioner’s reply sought on filing of FIR in cheating case

The court also directed the police chief to submit a list of all the representations made in the last one year to the Crime Branch by July 31.

published on : 20th July 2021

Senior IPS officer Balaji Srivastav given additional charge of Delhi police commissioner

Balaji Srivastav is presently posted as Special Commissioner (Vigilance) of the Delhi Police.

published on : 29th June 2021

Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava to retire on Wednesday

An order issued last month by the Ministry of Home Affairs stated that the 1985-batch IPS officer was cleared for holding the post of commissioner of Delhi Police until further orders.

published on : 29th June 2021
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