Rakesh Asthana

Never faced a minute’s ‘headache’ as Delhi Police chief: Rakesh Asthana

“Although I have retired today, I still believe I can do a lot more for the Delhi Police and the country... I still have that desire to work.

published on : 1st August 2022

Firing and filling blanks in Babuland

Enforcement Director S. K. Mishra and Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana were given extensions by amending the service and cadre rules.

published on : 24th July 2022

I-Day: Delhi Police bans flying objects for security reasons

This order shall remain in force in the national capital for a period of 26 days from Friday till August 16 for security reasons, underlined the order. 

published on : 23rd July 2022

L-G Saxena, police chief Rakesh Asthana inaugurate 75 ‘Integrated Facilitation Booths’ in Delhi

This also marks 75 years of services rendered by the Delhi Police, concurring with ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the officials said.

published on : 5th July 2022

Delhi: New district line police complex to give officers space to rest 

Delhi Police Chief Rakesh Asthana on Friday inaugurated the newly renovated premises of the district line police complex in North-West district at Ashok Vihar.  

published on : 25th June 2022

BJP asks Police Commissioner not to allow bars open late

The BJP on Sunday requested Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana to not allow opening of bars in the city till 3 am as the Arvind Kejriwal government’s

published on : 9th May 2022

Plea against Asthana to be heard on May 18

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a plea challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the Delhi police chief on May 18. 

published on : 30th April 2022

Jahangirpuri clash: Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana interrogates accused Ansar

According to the sources, the Delhi Crime Branch and local police are investigating the call details and WhatsApp chats of accused Ansar in the Jahangirpuri violence.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Cyber crime has no boundary: Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana

Asthana said that 70 to 75 per cent crime in Delhi pertains to small thefts, snatchings and other street crimes, and the rest that is 25 per cent includes murder, extortion, robbery and dacoity.

published on : 20th April 2022

Jahangirpuri clashes: Home minister Amit Shah asks Delhi Police Commissioner to ensure strict action

Amit Shah spoke with Asthana after a report was presented to him by senior Delhi Police officials on the April 16 incident in Delhi's Jahangirpuri area.

published on : 19th April 2022

Delhi Police launches QR-based feedback system, digital rosters for personnel

City Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana on Monday launched three digital initiatives, including the department’s refurbished, more user-friendly website.

published on : 1st March 2022

CBI officer probing Rakesh Asthana case challenges transfer to Nagpur, moves Supreme Court

The CBI had booked Asthana on allegations of receiving a bribe from an accused probed by him in a case linked to meat exporter Moin Qureshi.

published on : 19th November 2018

CBI row: Central Vigilance Commission​ well within rights to probe Alok Verma, say ex-officials

They said when it comes to allegations of corruption the Commission can carry out inquiry against all India service officers.

published on : 25th October 2018

CBI chief trying to falsely implicate me in bribery case to hide his misconduct: Rakesh Asthana

He claimed that the FIR was clearly mala fide and prohibited in law as no enquiry or investigation could have been taken up in this matter without prior approval of his appointing authority.

published on : 24th October 2018

CBI calls Rakesh Asthana 'pest', HC takes strong exception to remark

The Delhi High Court Tuesday took strong exception to CBI's remark that Special Director Rakesh Asthana's presence in the organisation was akin to pest in the wood.

published on : 24th October 2018

CBI infighting: Special Director Rakesh Asthana moves HC to get FIR quashed in bribery case

Asthana has sought the high court's direction that no coercive action be taken against him. His petition was mentioned before Chief Justice Rajendra Menon.

published on : 23rd October 2018