Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicBihar police

Topic: Bihar police

Bihar panchayat’s punishment for man who ‘raped 5-yr-old’: 5 sit-ups. FIR filed after viral video

Nawada SP says police are looking for the accused. Members of Kannauj village panchayat could also be called to task if names crop up in the investigation.

Rape accused lynched in Bihar’s Katihar was ‘sentenced to death by panchayat’, say police

Police say locals 'caught accused sexually assaulting' minor neighbour. One person has been arrested in connection with the lynching, while six accused are absconding.

‘If a girl is alone, she’s not so believable’: Bihar’s mahila thanas are no place for women

Many rape victims in rural Bihar encounter indifference, suspicion, or even further victimisation at police stations. ThePrint traces 2 such cases in opposite ends of the state.

After policemen attack Bihar judge in office, furious Patna HC asks DGP to file report

Two police personnel allegedly attacked Additional District and Sessions Judge Avinash Kumar after he made adverse remarks about police in the state and Madhubani district.

From cop to katha vachak: Former Bihar DGP turns to religion post retirement

Ex-DGP Gupteshwar Pandey, made headlines last year for lodging an FIR in Patna in the Sushant Singh Rajput case. He later quit service to join the JD(U). He now delivers sermons.

Nitish in spot over police bill proposing a special force with power to arrest without warrant

RJD says the Bihar Special Armed Police Bill, 2021, is a route to enforce Police Raj. Serving and retired police officers say it may lead to conflict between central and state agencies.

Nitish Kumar’s pre-2005 ‘Jungle Raj’ dig at Lalu is now haunting him as crime rises in Bihar

Police data from Jan-Oct 2020 show 9 persons were killed & 4 women ‘raped’ every day in Bihar. RJD says Nitish’s review meetings are no good as no one listens to him.

Acting Bihar DGP SK Singhal named full-time replacement for Gupteshwar Pandey

Singhal, a 1988 batch IPS officer, has been the acting DGP since Pandey took voluntary retirement in September to join politics.

Former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey joins JD(U), days after voluntary retirement

Outspoken former IPS officer Gupteshwar Pandey joined JD(U) in the presence of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, who is also the president of the party.

Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey’s case rare. Approval of VRS plea by IAS, IPS takes month or two

IPS officer Gupteshwar Pandey, who served as Bihar DGP, applied for VRS Monday and his application was accepted within 24 hours.

On Camera

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.