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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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If anyone has emergency, they will be allowed movement: Maharashtra DGP [Video]

If anyone has emergency, they will be allowed movement: Maharashtra DGP

Strict restrictions will be implemented in Maharashtra from April 14 8pm due to surge in COVID-19 cases. State DGP, Sanjay Pandey in a press conference, informed that if anyone has any emergency, they..

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Kumbh Mela: Could not implement COVID protocols as it was peak day, says Uttarakhand DGP [Video]

Kumbh Mela: Could not implement COVID protocols as it was peak day, says Uttarakhand DGP

Despite rising COVID cases, Haridwar is jam-packed with pilgrims for Kumbh Mela on April 12. COVID protocols were flouted as devotees performed the rituals. Appreciating the efforts of police,..

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Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba held a high-level meet with Chief Secretaries, DGP and Health Secretaries of 11 states/UTs showing COVID-19 spike.
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TMC leaders will meet Election Commission over attack on Mamata: Partha Chatterjee

Trinamool Congress leader Partha Chatterjee has said that the party will raise the incident of the attack over West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee with the Election Commission on Thursday. "The attack on..
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Special DGP, 3 DIGs among 9 senior Assam cops shunted by EC


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Uttarakhand operations will go on till last person is found: DGP

Uttarakhand director general of police (DGP) Ashok Kumar on Tuesday said that the ongoing search and rescue operations will continue till the last missing person is found in the disaster-hit Chamoli..
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Terrorists roping in students from Kashmir studying in Punjab to smuggle weapons: DGP


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Lake formed near Raini village 'not a danger zone', says Uttarakhand DGP


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DNA of bodies recovered in U'khand glacier burst incident being preserved by state officials: DGP


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Pak looking for soft targets to foment trouble in J&K: DGP


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Decline in infiltration, terror incidents; 225 terrorists killed in J&K in 2020: Police chief

The DGP said that among the slain terrorists, 47 were top commanders belonging to various outfits. "Today, all top commanders of various outfits have been eliminated," he added. The DGP said 16 Jammu..
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Damage to mobile towers: Punjab governor to summon CS, DGP


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Two Al-Badr terrorists killed in Shopian encounter, operation underway

Two terrorists affiliated with Al-Badr outfit were neutralised in an encounter in the Kanigam area of Shopian, said Dilbag Singh, Director General of Police (DGP), Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday...
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Home secretary holds virtual meeting with West Bengal chief secretary, DGP over law and order

Union home secretary Ajay Bhalla on Friday held a meeting with West Bengal chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay and DGP Virendra via video-conferencing during which they discussed the law and order..
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Nadda convoy attack: West Bengal chief secretary, DGP ignore MHA summons


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BJP's reply to protest: Will hold Jan Sampark, Press Conference, 'chaupals' to educate on farm laws

After the attack on BJP president Jagat Prakash Nadda in West Bengal, the Ministry of Home Affairs summoned state Chief Secretary and Director General of Police (DGP) over the law and order situation..
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MHA summons DGP West Bengal and chief secretary on law and order situation

The Union ministry of home affairs today summoned West Bengal Director General of Police (DGP) Virendra and chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay on the prevailing law and order situation the the state...
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Supreme Court grants anticipatory bail to ex-DGP of Punjab in murder case

A bench of justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and M R Shah allowed the appeal of Saini against the order of the Punjab and Haryana High Court declining him the pre-arrest bail in the 29-year-old..
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Amit Shah stresses on zero tolerance to terrorism in virtual DGP/IGP conference


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DGPs, IGPs meet begins; police's role in pandemic, cyber terrorism key focus

About 250 officers in the rank of DGP and IGP from all states, union territories and central government are taking part in the four-day virtual meet, organised by the Intelligence Bureau and being..
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Shehla Rashid involved in 'anti-national' activities, alleges father Abdul Rashid Shora

Shora wrote to the Jammu and Kashmir DGP alleging that his daughter Shehla took RS 3 crore in cash from notorious people to join Kashmir politics.
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Lens on J&K schools ‘motivating kids to become terrorists’: DGP

Some schools-cum-religious education-centres in Shopian and Pulwama are under the watch of intelligence agencies and Jammu & Kashmir police for allegedly using the facade of formal education to..
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Former Manipur DGP appointed special police observer for MP bypolls


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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

According to eyewitnesses, the assailants came on motorcycles and their faces were covered with masks and helmets.
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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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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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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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MHA objects to 'violation' of lockdown in West Bengal, writes to chief secretary, DGP

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

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DGP has tendered apology; everybody makes mistakes: Punjab CM

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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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