Rakesh Asthana

Rakesh Asthana reshapes Delhi police unit for swift action on traffic violators 

Currently, the traffic police unit has one Special CP, Joint CP, three additional CP and six DCP, 12ACPs and 57 traffic circles for traffic management.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Focus on community participation: Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana to new SHOs

The police commissioner also noted that PCR staff and emergency vehicles have been merged with local police stations to augment resource capabilities.

published on : 16th October 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

HC dismisses plea challenging appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police Commissioner

The petitioner had prayed for quashing of the July 27 order issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs appointing Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner.

published on : 12th 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

Delhi Police personnel to get leaves to celebrate birthdays, wedding anniversaries with family

Officials said the move has come into immediate effect after the order dated October 7 was issued with the approval of Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana.

published on : 8th October 2021

Rohini court shooting: Delhi police chief Rakesh Asthana, Crime Branch team visit spot

Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana on Sunday visited the Rohini court days after a dramatic shootout in the courtroom left three gangsters dead. 

published on : 27th September 2021

Rakesh Asthana terms plea against his appointment as Delhi top cop ‘vendetta’

Asthana said that ever since he was appointed Special Director, CBI, proceedings are being consistently filed against him by certain organisations as part of a ‘selective campaign’.

published on : 18th September 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 seeks Centre, Rakesh Asthana's stand on PIL challenging his appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner

A bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh issued notice on a plea by one Sadre Alam and listed the matter for further hearing on September 8.

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

SC asks HC to decide in two weeks plea against appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Delhi Police chief

The 1984-batch IPS officer, who had shifted to Union cadre from Gujarat and was earlier serving as the director general of Border Security Force, was appointed Delhi Police Commissioner on July 27.

published on : 25th August 2021
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