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UP Police seeks ban on PFI for involvement in anti-CAA protests

Uttar Pradesh DGP OP Singh has recommended a ban on Popular Front of India (PFI). After evidence of involvement in violence across the state on the Citizenship Amendment Act, DGP headquarters has sent a recommendation to ban PFI to the Home Department.

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Dec 31, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

CAA violence: Ban on PFI, UP DGP writes letter to centre

Uttar Pradesh DGP OP Singh has recommended a ban on Popular Front of India (PFI). After evidence of involvement in violence across the state on the Citizenship Amendment Act, DGP headquarters has sent a recommendation to ban PFI to the Home Department. #PFI #BanOnPFI #CitizenshipAmendmentBill #CAA #CAB

Dec 31, 2019, 14:24 PM IST

PFI fanned protests in Uttar Pradesh; anti-nationals will not be tolerated: Keshav Prasad Maurya

The comments came in the backdrop of a letter written by UP DGP to MHA seeking a ban on PFI for its involvement in the violent protests against the CAA and NRC that took place on December 19.

Dec 31, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Anti-Citizenship Act protests: Section 144 in parts of Delhi; mobile internet, SMS services suspended in 21 UP districts

The internet shutdown is a preventive measure in view of the Friday prayers and possible protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Dec 27, 2019, 10:50 AM IST

Kamlesh Tiwari killed for 2015 hate speech; five accused including maulana detained: Cops

Tiwari was killed in Lucknow on Friday by two men who came to his Lucknow residence on the pretext of giving him Diwali sweets.

Oct 19, 2019, 13:49 PM IST

Namaz at public places to be banned across Uttar Pradesh, says DGP OP Singh

According to the DGP, directive to ban Namaz at public places is already in place in Aligarh and Meerut and the same will be extended to all cities and towns across Uttar Pradesh.

Aug 14, 2019, 14:22 PM IST

UP DGP OP Singh denies communal situation in state, urges media to rebut such news

Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) OP Singh appealed to people to not pay attention to communal news and try to understand the facts behind the situation. He said, “In recent times, attempts have been made to initiate a communal situation. Watch this video to know more.

Jul 18, 2019, 11:14 AM IST

Hunt for new CBI chief gathers speed after Alok Verma's exit, top IPS officers in the race

The process to decide the name of the new CBI Director was speeded up on Thursday after Alok Verma was unceremoniously removed by a Prime Minister-led committee, capping a saga of his battle with his deputy Asthana that led to a bitter end to his long career. 

Jan 12, 2019, 06:26 AM IST

UP cops to protest against arrest of colleague in Apple employee's murder

The battle lines are drawn and men in khaki in the state of Uttar Pradesh are all set to stage a protest against the arrest of their colleague in the murder case of an Apple executive.

Oct 05, 2018, 09:17 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh has been riot-free in the past one year, claims police

  Director General of Police (DGP) OP Singh said there were no riots in Uttar Pradesh in the last one year and termed the violence in Kasganj a group clash, which, he claimed, was "effectively checked".

Feb 14, 2018, 17:00 PM IST

In 2 days, 24 criminals arrested in 15 encounters from across Uttar Pradesh

Intensifying its crackdown on criminals, the Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested twenty four criminals in 15 encounters in different districts of the state during the past two days.

Feb 03, 2018, 13:47 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh gets a new DGP, OP Singh succeeds Sulkhan Singh

OP Singh is an alumnus of St. Xavier’s College, National Defence College and Delhi University and holds a Master Degree in Political Science, MBA in Disaster Management and an M.Phil degree from Madras University. 

Dec 31, 2017, 17:51 PM IST

Sudhir Pratap Singh named new NSG chief, OP Singh CISF DG

Sudhir Pratap Singh, a 1983 batch IPS officer of Rajasthan cadre, is ADG, Central Reserve Police Force.

Sep 23, 2016, 22:52 PM IST

Kolkata flyover collapse: Death toll rises to 26

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General O.P. Singh on Saturday told ANI that the death toll in the flyover collapse in North Kolkata rose to 26.

Apr 02, 2016, 13:39 PM IST

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Dec 05, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

Fresh tremors shake various states, toll climbs to 57

 Fresh tremors were on Sunday felt in various parts of India, including the national capital Delhi, even as the death toll in yesterday's temblor climbed to 57.

Apr 26, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

NDRF DG rushes to Nepal; teams deployed

 NDRF Chief OP Singh on Sunday rushed to Nepal in order to coordinate operations of the Indian rescue forces and local authorities in the quake-hit country.

Apr 26, 2015, 14:10 PM IST

Situation in J&K has improved significantly: NDRF DG

Director General of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) OP Singh on Tuesday said that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved significantly and added that six more teams will be sent with sufficient boats to the state as a precautionary step.

Mar 31, 2015, 10:25 AM IST

NDRF to raise two more battalions soon: DG

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) will raise two more battalions to strengthen its cadre in view of enormity of the task, its Director General O P Singh said on Thursday.

Dec 11, 2014, 19:54 PM IST

Centre names OP Singh as NDRF chief

The process of filling vacancies in central police forces has begun with the appointment of OP Singh as full-time Director General of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) besides a minor rejig at senior posts in BSF, CRPF and CISF.

Dec 01, 2014, 17:50 PM IST