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Police: Law enforcement body
The police are a constituted body of persons empowered by a state, with the aim to enforce the law, to ensure the safety, health and possessions of citizens, and to prevent crime and civil disorder. Their lawful powers include arrest and the use of force legitimized by the state via the monopoly on violence. The term is most commonly associated with the police forces of a sovereign state that are authorized to exercise the police power of that state within a defined legal or territorial area of responsibility. Police forces are often defined as being separate from the military and other organizations involved in the defense of the state against foreign aggressors; however, gendarmerie are military units charged with civil policing. Police forces are usually public sector services, funded through taxes.

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Anyone bursting, selling crackers to face strict action: Delhi Police Commissioner [Video]

Anyone bursting, selling crackers to face strict action: Delhi Police Commissioner

Briefing about the plans to ensure implementation of ban on crackers to control pollution in Delhi, Police Commissioner, SN Shrivastava informed that teams have been formed in every Police district...

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Hardoi family climbs atop water tank in Prayagraj [Video]

Hardoi family climbs atop water tank in Prayagraj

A man from Hardoi climbed atop a water tank along with his family in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj. Family demanded action from Hardoi administration against local goons, who allegedly attempted to grab..

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BJP leaders should meet Naik's family before backing Arnab Goswami: Sanjay Raut [Video]

BJP leaders should meet Naik's family before backing Arnab Goswami: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut reacted on Republic TV's editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami's arrest in a 2018 suicide case of interior designer Anvay Naik and his mother. He said that before protesting for..

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Watch: BJP workers clash with Police in Howrah after death of party worker [Video]

Watch: BJP workers clash with Police in Howrah after death of party worker

A scuffle broke out between West Bengal's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers and Police in Bagnan area of Howrah district, on October 29. BJP was agitating against death of a party worker who..

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Man accused of dragging cop on car's bonnet apprehended in Jabalpur [Video]

Man accused of dragging cop on car's bonnet apprehended in Jabalpur

Police apprehended and took procession of the man who is accused of dragging a police officer on his car's bonnet in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur. The Police personnel was dragged on the car's bonnet in..

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Tens of thousands of Indonesians protest over new labour law [Video]

Tens of thousands of Indonesians protest over new labour law

Police tried to stop the demonstrations from spreading to the capital Jakarta by blocking factory workers who planned to take part.

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'Nabanna Chalo' agitation turns violent in Kolkata [Video]

'Nabanna Chalo' agitation turns violent in Kolkata

Police used water cannon and lathi-charge to disperse BJP workers during 'Nabanna Chalo' protest at Hastings in Kolkata on October 08. The similar incident was witnessed at Howrah. BJP leader Locket..

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Watch: Scuffle between Police, Congress workers in presence of Priyanka at DND [Video]

Watch: Scuffle between Police, Congress workers in presence of Priyanka at DND

A scuffle broke out between Police and Congress workers at Delhi-Noida Direct flyway on October 03. Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi was also present. They were en-route to Hathras to meet victim's..

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Priyanka Gandhi attends prayer meet for Hathras victim at Valmiki temple [Video]

Priyanka Gandhi attends prayer meet for Hathras victim at Valmiki temple

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra attended a prayer meet for Hathras victim at Maharishi Valmiki Temple in Delhi on October 02. Earlier she and her brother Rahul Gandhi tried to visit the victim's..

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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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Umar Khalid held for Delhi riots ‘conspiracy’

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J&K: Army jawan martyred, one terrorist slain after encounter breaks out in Pulwama; cop wounded

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J&K: Encounter breaks out in south Kashmir's Pulwama; terrorists trapped in cordon

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Scots' medical chief breaks own coronavirus rules, steps down from briefings

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Want to avoid traffic snarls on New Year eve in Delhi? Follow this advisory

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Anti-CAA protests: Police complaint against 1,000 AMU students for violence

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Factory owner, manager arrested after Indian capital's deadliest fire in 20 years

Police in New Delhi have arrested the owner and manager of a factory where 43 people died in the Indian capital's deadliest fire in 20 years, a spokesman said on Monday.
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Telangana rape: Court likely to issue order on Police's plea seeking 10-day custody of four accused on Wednesday

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Local LeT terrorist linked with attack on migrant labourer arrested in Sopore

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14 injured after swing ride swing breaks in Delhi's Anand Vihar area

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Poster inviting people for nude party goes viral in Goa, Police begins probe

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J&K: Eight LeT terrorist associates arrested for threatening locals in Sopore

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