Uttar Pradesh government on Monday directed all district officials to make necessary arrangements for ensuring peace during the coming festival season of Diwali, Muharram and Chhath and warned that in case of any untoward incident they would be held responsible.
In a first, a group of 80 civilian volunteers will help the city police here in maintaining law and order this Diwali in central Delhi's busy Sadar Bazar, the larget market of crackers and other decorative items in the national capital.
The district administration on Thursday relaxed prohibitory orders for nine hours, as the law and order situation improved a day after curfew was imposed following widespread protests triggered by a slaughtered animal being found near a place of worship.
MLAs and MLCs of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) on Monday started a two-day sit in protest in front of Uttar Pradesh Assembly against what they called poor law and order situation, power crisis and continuing cow slaughter in the state.
A day after Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi held a high level review meeting on law and order situation, BJP citing rising crime graph on Saturday said since the time the party walked out of the government, Bihar's image has taken a nosedive.
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today held a high level review meeting on law and order situation and stressed on posting of police officers from SC and ST, Minorities and women for better delivery of justice.
Separation of investigation and law and order is the core to police reforms, the Supreme Court today said asking state governments to respond as to what action it has taken in the last eight years since it passed the order on the issue.
The Andhra Pradesh assembly witnessed uproarious scenes Friday as heated exchange between ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and opposition YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) marked the debate on law and order situation.
Telangana government on Saturday appeared on a collision course with Centre after it refused to "honour or implement" Union Home ministry`s directives on special powers related to law and order in Hyderabad vested in Governor, with Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao tonight seeking immediate withdrawal of the orders.
Under attack from the opposition parties over the `deteriorating` law and order situation in the state, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday warned police officials that any laxity in crime control at any level would not be tolerated.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandra Babu Naidu will head a meeting here tomorrow with all the 13 district collectors of the state, to review law and order as well as progress of various government schemes.
The issue of law and order in Uttar Pradesh Monday generated heat in Lok Sabha with a BJP member alleging increased incidents of rape, murder and dacoities in the state and Samajwadi Party members protesting her remarks.
The opposition Congress Thursday staged a walkout from the West Bengal Assembly demanding discussion on law and order in the state following the death of a hotel owner in Howrah town allegedly due to a threat call by a local gangster.