MPs want effective mechanism to combat terrorism

Members in Rajya Sabha on Monday demanded effective mechanisms to combat terrorism and favoured widespread police reforms and development policy to check extremism and prevent infiltration.

Don`t waste police force in ceremonial duties: HC

A division bench of Bombay High Court here has said that the police force should not be "wasted on futile ceremonial and protocol duties" in view of the rising crime and violence in the society.

Police reforms: SC imposes Rs 5 lakh cost on Maharashtra govt

Supreme Court imposed cost of Rs 5 lakh on Maharashtra govt for delay in filing affidavit on compliance of apex court`s directions on police reforms and constituting State Security Commission(SSC).

Jayaprakash Narayan asks states to be open to police reforms

Lok Satta Party national president and MLA Jayaprakash Narayan has dismissed as "spurious" the argument of states opposing the police reforms recommended by the second ARC.

Congress, opposition CMs differ on police reforms

Congress chief ministers Monday welcomed the recommendations of the Second Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) for changes in police set-ups while those from the opposition disagreed with it.

Punjab rejects ARC recommendations on police reforms

The SAD-led Punjab government today rejected recommendations on police reforms by Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC), terming it as an "encroachment" upon the states` powers.

Police reforms against federalism: Nitish Kumar

The amendments of the second administrative reforms commission (ARC) are against the principles of federalism, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Monday.

Supreme Court raps Bihar, Punjab on police excesses

Supreme Court slammed Bihar and Punjab governments for police excesses saying beating up people was "animal behaviour" and sent notices for implementation of its direction on police reforms.

SC notice to Centre, states on police reforms

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to the Centre and all state governments on the issue of implementation of its direction on police reforms.

Delhi gang-rape: Congress leaders demand sweeping police reforms

Demands for death penalty to rapists and sweeping police reforms reverberated during the discussions at Congress Chintan Shivir.

WB: Police reforms despite financial constraints

Mamata Banerjee said there was need for reforms in the police and state government was going ahead in this direction despite financial constraints.

Reforms needed for better policing: U’khand DGP

Reforms need to be ushered in for
ensuring better policing, the Uttarakhand
DGP JS Pandey has said.

`Urgent police reforms need of the hour`

The latest terror bombings that ripped through India`s financial and entertainment capital have shifted the focus back on the much-awaited police reforms and the absence of preventive intelligence gathering in India.

‘Mumbai blasts underline need for police reforms’

Condemning the serial Mumbai
blasts, Lok Satta Party said on Thursday that the serial blasts in
the city have once again underlined the need for promoting
community policing and expediting long-delayed police reforms.

High time India reformed its policing: Experts

India needs urgent reforms in policing to free it from the shackles of politicians and bureaucrats and make it more effective and trustful for common citizens, says former police chiefs and experts.

SC anguished over states` indifference to police reforms

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its anguish that not a single state in the country is keen on implementing the slew of police reforms directed by it in September 2006.