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Director general of police: Head of the state police force in India
Director general of police (DGP) is a rank in the Indian Police Service, held by the highest ranking police officer in a State or a Union Territory of India, typically heading the state or the UT police force. The DGP is appointed by the cabinet and holds a three-star rank.

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J-K: Twin blasts in Udhampur planned ahead of Amit Shah's visit by LeT to convey 'all is not well'

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SIT cites 90 witnesses to back charges against Teesta Setalvad, others

The SIT filed a chargesheet on Wednesday against social activist Teesta Setalvad, former DGP RB Sreekumar and ex-IPS Sanjiv Bhatt, citing 90 witnesses in support of charges of fabricating evidence to..
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CBI to take over Phogat murder case: Goa CM

Goa CM Pramod Sawant on Sunday said that the Sonali Phogat murder case would be handed over to the CBI, and that he would speak to DGP Jaspal Singh to initiate the process. Phogat, a Haryana BJP..
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Shopian ‘terrorist’ identified in Kashmiri Pandit killing; property attached, kin held for questioning

J&K police chief Dilbagh Singh told reporters that strict action would be taken against them, while additional DGP Vijay Kumar said a search team seized arms and ammunition from Wani’s home.
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2002 riots case: Gujarat court denies bail to activist Teesta Setalvad, former DGP R B Sreekumar

A city sessions court here on Saturday rejected the bail applications filed by social activist Teesta Setalvad and former DGP R B Sreekumar in connection with charges of fabricating evidence of..
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Punjab: 1992-batch IPS Gaurav Yadav appointed acting DGP to eliminate gangster culture

Police have been told to target everyone involved in drug trafficking, and Gaurav Yadav has said clearly that this is a 'war against drugs'.
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New SIT quizzes Teesta Setalvad, ex-cop; to vet old documents

The special investigation team (SIT) formed to probe charges of fabrication of evidence against activist Teesta Setalvad, former DGP R B Sreekumar, and former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt began an inquiry..
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Former Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta takes charge as new NIA chief

Before becoming Punjab Police chief, Dinkar Gupta oversaw the state intelligence wing, anti-terrorist squad, and organised crime control section.
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Didi visits Birbhum village, gets TMC neta arrested

Accused of not doing anything to prevent the carnage at Birbhum's Bogtui village despite being aware of the threat, a Trinamool block president was arrested on Thursday soon after CM Mamata Banerjee..
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‘Shocked’ by blanket shield from arrest to ex-DGP, SC wants HC judge changed

Shocked by a Punjab and Haryana high court judge granting blanket protection from arrest to former Punjab DGP Sumedh Singh Saini, the Supreme Court on Friday suo motu told the HC chief justice to..
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184 ultras killed in J&K in 2021, 44 of top rung, 20 foreigners among them: DGP


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'Ludhiana blast suspect wanted to create fear on court premises'

Khalistani elements based in Pakistan may have radicalised dismissed Punjab police head constable Gagandeep Singh, the lone casualty and suspected perpetrator of Thursday’s Ludhiana court complex..
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Ex-DGP, former SAD neta, industrialist join BJP before Punjab polls


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Review UAPA cases against 102 people: Biplab to DGP


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Omicron variant: Ensure compliance of Covid appropriate behaviour, make arrangements: Uttarakhand CM instructs chief secy, DGP


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Those killed in Hyderpora gunfight not innocents: DGP


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Tripura violence: SC seeks DGP, home secretary's statement


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Backed by PM Modi: UP CM Yogi's photos with PM go viral, spark debates

On Sunday, UP CM Yogi Adityanath met PM Narendra Modi, who was in Lucknow to attend the DGP's conference.
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Amit Shah opens annual DGP meet; seeks better synergy between Central agencies and state police


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Punjab CM Channi agrees to Sidhu's demands; new DGP to be removed, AG's resignation accepted

Charanjit Singh Channi and Sidhu held a joint press conference on Tuesday, during which, Channi said that the DGP of Punjab will be removed.
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Sidhu takes back resignation, but with a rider

Navjot Singh Sidhu announced on Friday that he was withdrawing his resignation as Punjab Congress chief, albeit with a rider: he will resume charge of the PPCC office the day a new advocate general..
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Sidhu vs Channi? Punjab Congress chief sets new condition to resume work

Nearly two months after Amarinder Singh quit as the chief minister of Punjab, the infighting in the Congress's Punjab unit showed no signs of abating as mercurial state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu..
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Won't resume work as Punjab Congress chief unless new DGP, AG are appointed: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday said he has taken back his resignation from the post of Punjab Congress President.
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Attacks on offices prompt TDP to call for bandh in AP on October 20

Describing the alleged attacks on Telugu Desam Party offices as "state sponsored terrorism", the party supremo N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday called for a state-wide bandh in Andhra Pradesh on..
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Navjot Singh Sidhu reiterates his demand; shortlist for DGP done: CM Channi


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Row in Punjab as CM Channi’s son seen at official meeting

A major controversy erupted after Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi’s son was seen sitting in the same room during an official meeting with the officiating DGP and other senior police officials on..
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West Bengal faces Supreme Court fire on DGP appointment

Senior advocate Sidharth Luthra said the DGP’s appointment was exclusively within the state government’s domain and that no role cou-ld be assigned to the UPSC as has been erroneously done by the..
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West Bengal faults SC ruling on UPSC role in DGP pick


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West Bengal violence: CBI sets up 4 teams, seeks information from DGP


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Rift in Punjab cabinet out in the open over ex-DGP arrest


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Punjab Vigilance Bureau arrests former DGP Sumedh Saini

The Punjab Vigilance Bureau arrested former director general of police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini, who is already embroiled in murder and corruption cases, in a fresh case late on Wednesday evening from..
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Former terrorist, woman among four arrested for procuring medical seats in Pakistan for kashmiri students: DGP


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Navjot Sidhu appoints four advisers, picks party MP, ex-DGP


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Supreme Court seeks report from Jharkhand on judge killing

Rising number of attacks on judges and lawyers compelled a worried Supreme Court on Friday to take suo motu cognisance of the alleged killing of Dhanbad additional district judge Uttam Anand and order..
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Twitter may face another FIR over video of child firing a gun

NCPCR has written a letter to the DGP of Jammu and Kashmir and sought registration of an FIR in the matter.
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Lasker, Jaish behind weapons, narcotics dropped by drones in J&K: DGP

"The investigation [in the IAF Station bombing is in progress, DGP Singh said, adding, “We (police) have not reached any conclusive stage to say who is actually involved but now that we have a..
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Forcible conversion of girls: Sikh delegation meets DGP, asks J&K politicians to speak against 'forcible conversion' and stand with Sikhs


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Three Lashkar commanders killed in Sopore : DGP


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Violence against women in West Bengal: NCW asks state DGP to appear before it


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COVID-19 high-level meet: Centre calls situation in 11 States/UTs matter of 'serious concern'

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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Supreme Court directs MP DGP to ensure arrest of BSP MLA's husband in Congress leader murder case


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Special DGP, 3 DIGs among 9 senior Assam cops shunted by EC


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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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