“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.
Enforcement Director S. K. Mishra and Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana were given extensions by amending the service and cadre rules.
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.
This also marks 75 years of services rendered by the Delhi Police, concurring with ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the officials said.
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.
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
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a plea challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the Delhi police chief on May 18.
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.
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.
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.
City Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana on Monday launched three digital initiatives, including the department’s refurbished, more user-friendly website.
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.
They said when it comes to allegations of corruption the Commission can carry out inquiry against all India service officers.
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.
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.
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.