Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: Police

Himachal police is singing, recruiting, bringing revenue. It’s called Harmony of the Pines

With lakhs of followers on social media, including the biggest names in Bollywood, the 17-member Himachal Pradesh Police Orchestra is on its way to becoming a global phenomenon.

Gone are Singham & Chulbul Pandey – On Netflix, Amazon, cops are less masala, more material

From She to Paatal Lok and Delhi Crime, police officers on OTT are much more than their uniform. They are ordinary people, who just happen to be cops.

Rags to riches — an IPS officer’s journey from police to youth icon

Published by HarperCollins India, ‘Win All Your Battle’ by Vishwas Nangre Patil will be released on 14 July on ThePrint’s SoftCover.

Only 10.5% of cops in India are women & 1 in 3 police stations has CCTV, finds report

India Justice Report, compiled by groups working towards reform of the justice sector, says it will take 33 yrs for India’s police force to achieve 33% women representation.

Law student killed by gay partner in Meerut, accused claims deceased was blackmailing him

Two workers aided the main accused in committing the crime; family of the victim knew about his sexual orientation

She Season 2’s edgy vulgarity will keep you watching. But it doesn’t take the series forward

She's dialogues are wonderfully crass but also unimaginative. From the police to gangsters to the prostitutes, stereotypes play out.

Jahangirpuri or Khargone, the policing India doesn’t deserve — of looking the other way

I’m not sure if law and order is now only reserved for minorities while the majority can get away with almost anything.

MP Police take action against 2 officers, after outrage over 8 men stripped in police station

Photo of the men without clothes surfaced on social media. They were detained, allegedly beaten for protesting against CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP leaders in MP's Sidhi district.

Why would actor pick bag from trash & take money, say police, after TV star Rupa Dutta’s arrest

'Mata Vaishno Devi' actor Rupa Dutta was sent to one-day judicial custody after police recovered several wallets and Rs 65,000 in cash from her at Kolkata International Book Fair.

1993 UP election was India’s attempt at secularism. A mutiny in the police almost ruined it

Aloke Lal and Maanas Lal in 'Murder in the Bylanes' show how post-Babri Masjid demolition, UP became a state 'on edge'.

On Camera


Ministry of Defence headquarters | Representational image | Commons

SPARSH will make defence pension digital, but problems won’t disappear. Ask pensioners

Failure to implement revised OROP and go for SPARSH should ring alarm bells for defence minister. And it won’t be ‘minimum govt, maximum governance’.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.