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Director general of police: Head of the state police force in India
In India, the Director General of Police is the highest ranking police officer in an Indian State or Union Territory. DGP typically heads the state or UT police force, who in case, are also called State Police Chief. DGP is appointed by the Cabinet from the Indian Police Service and they hold a three-star rank.

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2 militants neutralised in Shopian encounter, search operation on: J-K DGP [Video]

2 militants neutralised in Shopian encounter, search operation on: J-K DGP

Two terrorists were killed in an encounter with the security forces in the Chakura area of Shopian district on October 14. Speaking to media, J-K Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh said,..

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180 terrorists killed in 75 successful operations this year, informs JandK DGP [Video]

180 terrorists killed in 75 successful operations this year, informs JandK DGP

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh on October 12 said in 2020, 75 successful operations have been done in JandK in which 180 terrorists were killed. He said, "10..

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'Did nothing wrong, no regrets:' Gupteshwar Pandey on SSR death case [Video]

'Did nothing wrong, no regrets:' Gupteshwar Pandey on SSR death case

The former Director General of Police (DGP), Gupteshwar Pandey on October 08 said that he did nothing wrong when he held the top police post in Sushant Singh Rajput death case."What-ever be the reason,..

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'Not contesting Bihar polls, but will support NDA': Gupteshwar Pandey [Video]

'Not contesting Bihar polls, but will support NDA': Gupteshwar Pandey

Former Director General of Police (DGP) and Janata Dal (United) leader, Gupteshwar Pandey stated that he is not contesting Bihar elections this year. However, Pandey added that he will be part of..

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Former CBI director Ashwani Kumar found hanging at Shimla residence [Video]

Former CBI director Ashwani Kumar found hanging at Shimla residence

Former Governor of Manipur and Nagaland and ex- Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Ashwani Kumar was found dead at his residence in Shimla on October 07. Himachal Pradesh DGP confirmed the..

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‘Will you campaign for Gupteshwar Pandey?’: Anil Deshmukh’s jibe at Fadnavis [Video]

‘Will you campaign for Gupteshwar Pandey?’: Anil Deshmukh’s jibe at Fadnavis

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh took a jibe at former state minister Devendra Fadnavis over Gupteshwar Pandey. Deshmukh asked if Devendra Fadnavis will campaign for former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar..

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BJP leader shot dead in Bengal, party demands CBI probe; Governor Vs Mamata [Video]

BJP leader shot dead in Bengal, party demands CBI probe; Governor Vs Mamata

BJP has called for a 12 hour shutdown in Barrackpore, West Bengal, over the killing of a party leader on Sunday evening. BJP leader Manish Shukla was shot dead by two bike-borne assailants in front of..

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Crimes against women rising in North India, it's unfortunate: Rajasthan DGP [Video]

Crimes against women rising in North India, it's unfortunate: Rajasthan DGP

Director General of Police (DGP) of Rajasthan, Bhupendra Yadav on October 02 said that it's unfortunate that crimes against women are rising in North India. Adding on it, he said, "Police role is to..

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Ex-Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey joins JD(U) [Video]

Ex-Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey joins JD(U)

Former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey joined the JD(U) on September 27 at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's residence in Patna on September 27. Pandey recently took VRS from the services of DGP of Bihar...

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Bihar polls: ‘Met CM Nitish Kumar, did not discuss politics’, says ex-Bihar DGP [Video]

Bihar polls: ‘Met CM Nitish Kumar, did not discuss politics’, says ex-Bihar DGP

Former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar here on Saturday, lending credence to speculations that the IPS officer's sudden move of taking VRS was propelled by the intention to..

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‘Can parcel issues from Mumbai to Bihar’: Shiv Sena mocks BJP ahead of polls [Video]

‘Can parcel issues from Mumbai to Bihar’: Shiv Sena mocks BJP ahead of polls

Sena leader leader Sanjay Raut said if Bihar doesn't have enough issues, Mumbai can parcel some. The Sena leader's jibe comes a day after the Election Commission announced the schedule of Bihar polls...

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Not taken any decision on contesting Bihar polls: Gupteshwar Pandey [Video]

Not taken any decision on contesting Bihar polls: Gupteshwar Pandey

Former DGP of Bihar Gupteshwar Pandey on September 26 met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and reiterated his decision on contesting election in Bihar. "I came here to meet CM Nitish Kumar and to thank him..

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News Package Dgp [Video]

News Package Dgp

Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey took voluntary retirement from service on Tuesday evening. September 22 was the last working day for the 1987-batch IPS officer. Late on Tuesday evening, Bihar Governor..

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Andhra Pradesh molestation case: Chandrababu Naidu accuses police of bias towards YSRCP, cops tell him to check facts

Now the entire issue took a political turn when TDP chief Nara Chandrababu Naidu wrote a letter to Andhra Pradesh DGP Gautam Sawang stating the accused in both the cases allegedly belong to the ruling..
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Local BJP leader shot dead in West Bengal, governor summons Mamata Banerjee, DGP

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Hathras gangrape: Decision to cremate victim's body taken by local administration, says UP DGP

The decision to cremate the 19-year-old Hathras victim was taken by the local administration, said Uttar Pradesh DGP HC Awasthy on Saturday.
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Terrorist slain in Pulwama encounter was longest-surviving Lashkar commander: DGP


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Andhra temple crimes not linked: DGP

He claimed that 12 of the 19 temple attack cases since the Antarvedi Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple chariot blaze had been cracked.
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Former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey joins Nitish Kumar-led JD(U)

Former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey, who came into limelight for his vocal condemnation of Mumbai Police’s non-cooperation to the state police team in actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case, joined the..
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Ex-Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey joins JD(U) ahead of state assembly polls

Ahead of state Assembly polls, former Director-General of Police (DGP) of Bihar Gupteshwar Pandey, who recently took voluntary retirement scheme (VRS), joined the Janata Dal (U) on Sunday evening.
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'No decision yet on contesting polls': Gupteshwar Pandey says he did not join any political party

Gupteshwar Pandey, who stepped down as Bihar Director General of Police (DGP), on Wednesday said that he has not said anything yet about contesting elections and has not met any politicians.
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Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey takes voluntary retirement, likely to join NDA ahead of assembly polls

Bihar's Director General of Police (DGP), Gupteshwar Pandey, on Tuesday took voluntary retirement (VRS) from service, thereby triggering speculations of him potentially contesting in the state assembly..
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Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath orders probe into properties of suspended IPS officers

The Chief Minister has asked the Director General of Police (DGP) to probe the role of the other policemen in these cases.
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WATCH: Rhea Chakraborty has no 'aukaat' to comment on Bihar Chief Minister, says DGP Pandey

While answering a question on actor Rhea Chakraborty, Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey went full throttle and said, "Bihar ke mukhyamantri pe comment karne ki aukaat Rhea Chakraborty ki nahi hai"
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Hizb commander, soldier killed in Pulwama encounter: DGP


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J&K chief secretary, DGP take stock of security arrangements in Srinagar on Eid


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Jharkhand govt issues guidelines for implementation of interstate quarantine protocol

Jharkhand government on Thursday issued measures for the implementation of interstate quarantine protocol, to all additional chief secretaries, DGP, principal secretary, IG and deputy IG.
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SC refuses to tinker with Vikas Dubey panel

Two advocates-cum-PIL petitioners, Ghanshyam Upadhyay and Anoop Prakash Awasthi, read out portions of DGP KL Gupta’s interview to various media organisations purportedly siding with the police action..
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Rajasthan governor meets chief secretary and DGP, adds to drama, intrigue


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Plea in SC against Jharkhand govt's decision to appoint acting DGP

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the Jharkhand government's decision to appoint M V Rao as the acting director general of police (DGP) on the grounds that it violates the top..
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Pak repeatedly trying to send terrorists from launching pads, such attempts will be foiled: J&K DGP

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh on Tuesday said that Pakistan is repeatedly trying to send terrorists from their launching pads, but many such attempts have been foiled..
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Pakistan will try to infiltrate more terrorists into J&K in view of Ladakh standoff: DGP

J&K police chief Dilbag Singh warned that Pakistan will try to infiltrate more terrorists and also give impetus to violence in the Kashmir Valley and elsewhere in view of the standoff between the..
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22 terrorists, including 6 top commanders, killed in last two weeks: J&K DGP Dilbag Singh

At least 22 terrorists, including 6 top commanders, were killed in last two weeks in nine different operations, Jammu and Kashmir's Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said on Monday.
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Not allowing pet walks for natural calls amount to cruelty: AWBI letter to Maharashtra DGP


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MHA objects to 'violation' of lockdown in West Bengal, writes to chief secretary, DGP

The Union home ministry has objected to what it called was a "gradual dilution" of lockdown in West Bengal and said shops of non-essential goods were allowed to open in the state and the police also..
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Need of the hour is to be sensitive, allay public’s fears: MP DGP Vivek Johri


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CAA protests: Madras High Court directs police to take those agitating without permission into custody

The court was hearing a PIL which sought to restrain the DGP from permitting any kind of anti-CAA protest in Tamil Nadu.
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DGP has tendered apology; everybody makes mistakes: Punjab CM

With his government facing criticism over DGP Dinkar Gupta's purported remarks on the Kartarpur corridor, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday informed the state assembly that the top cop..
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Ceasefire violations by Pakistan increased manifold to push terrorists into J&K: DGP

Ceasefire violations by Pakistan has increased manifold to push armed terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir and sabotage peace, DGP Dilbag Singh said on Sunday, asserting that the security grid is strong..
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SAD, AAP condemn Punjab DGP's statement over Kartarpur corridor

The Shiromani Akali Dal said if the clarification was not issued, the party will stall proceedings of the budget session of the Vidhan Sabha on February 24. The Aam Aadmi Party too lashed out at the..
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240-250 terrorists active in Kashmir; 25 killed so far in 2020: J&K DGP

He also said there has been confirmation of only three terrorists infiltrating into the Valley through the International Border so far this year. "The number of listed militants has come down from what..
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K'taka rushes to SC, saves top cop from arrest on HC order

In his petition on February 18, the DGP said he was held up as both Houses of Karnataka assembly were discussing the police firing in Mangaluru.
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Madras High Court orders cops to crack down on 'objectionable content' against officials on social media

The Court has provided the DGP until March 30th to file a report on the status of the formation of a special branch to deal with such cases.
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Terrorist killed in encounter in Kashmir's Pulwama

An Army jawan and a special police officer (SPO) were killed in a gunbattle in the area of Tuesday. The gunbattle had started after cordon and search operation were launched by security forces in the..
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DGP Dilbag Singh compliments Srinagar police for busting JeM terror module

On January 16, Jammu and Kashmir Police had busted the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror module and arrested a total of five terrorists. With this, the Police claimed to have averted a major terror attack..
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Davinder Singh's DGP's commendation medal, certificate forfeited

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Monday forfeited the DGP's commendation medal and certificate given to suspended DSP Davinder Singh, who has been arrested for helping terrorists travel out of..
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Envoys in Jammu meet civil society members, get briefed by CS, DGP

In the first such trip by foreign diplomats post August 5, envoys of 15 countries including the US on Friday interacted with civil society members and were briefed by a high level team led by chief..
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160 terrorists killed and 102 arrested in J&K in 2019, 250 still active: DGP


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PFI fanned protests in UP; anti-nationals will not be tolerated: Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya

The comments came in the backdrop of a letter written by Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) OP Singh to the ministry of home affairs seeking a ban on PFI for its involvement in the violent..
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879 arrested, 5000 bound down, 135 cases registered, 15 dead : UP DGP

"Adequate police arrangements have been made in all districts in the wake of protests. Police, Paramilitary, Rapid Action Force (RAF), PAC, Quick Reaction Team (QRTs) are patrolling the areas," said OP..
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Will not allow TMC leaders to visit State: UP DGP

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Section 144 imposed in UP, no permission given for any protest on Thursday: DGP

UP police chief OP Singh said Section 144 is in force and no permission for any gathering has been given.
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West Bengal chief secretary, DGP stay away from meeting; governor irked

West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday expressed shock that the chief secretary and director general of police did not turn up to brief him on the current situation of the state that is..
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85 arrested, situation under control in Assam: DGP

Assam Director General of Police (DGP) Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta on Saturday said 85 people have been arrested so far in connection with violent incidents during protests against the amended Citizenship..
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PM Modi stresses on role of effective policing in ensuring that women feel safe, secure

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed on the role of effective policing in ensuring that women feel safe and secure. Addressing a DGP/IGP conference in Pune, the Prime Minister also said..
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Hang accused in Unnao rape case within a month: DCW chief Swati Maliwal appeals to Centre, UP govt

DCW chief Swati Maliwal also questioned the lack of security arrangements provided to the rape victim and had written a letter to the Uttar Pradesh DGP on the same.
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CJI Gogoi meets UP chief secretary, DGP; takes stock of security ahead of Ayodhya verdict

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi Friday held a meeting with Uttar Pradesh chief secretary and director general of police and took stock of security arrangements ahead of the verdict to be pronounced..
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Militants trying to damage infrastructure in Kashmir: DGP

Militants are trying to damage infrastructure facilities like water and electricity supplies in the Kashmir Valley, J&K Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said. He was replying to questions on..
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