Generous funds won’t change the fundamental nature of the police system in India, which citizens are increasingly mistrustful of.
Defending our borders is important; defending our freedoms is equally important. And that is what a university is for.
Indian prisons are overcrowded and understaffed. Unless these issues are dealt with, prisons will remain hellish for the socio-economically disadvantaged.
Criminality within the Indian Police Service is a serious problem – one that will take more than a few good men and women to solve.
None of the police chiefs in the history of independent India have stood up to their political masters. None have sacrificed their career and post-retirement avenues to uphold their professional ethos. It is time this changes.
Jammu and Kashmir police recently lost six young men in an ambush. But social media warriors seem to care only for likes and shares.
As a police leader, K.P.S. Gill was a disaster – one that others had to pay for.
Thirty years ago today, India saw its worst-ever instance of custodial killings. But institutional impunity is yet to be answered for.
Illegal mining syndicates and the Naxals share a symbiotic relationship – they both want the isolated, backward districts of Chhattisgarh to stay that way.
Investigators are never held accountable for their criminal misdeeds and go on plying their trade with no fear of punishment.
CAPFs face infrastructural deficiencies, poor personnel management, lack of medical facilities and inadequate promotional opportunities, which affects the morale of officers and leads to a high attrition rate.
Beyond the safety of minorities and biryani policing in Haryana, the IPS are under an obligation to act like leaders, not as mere passengers.
The elite within the police service cultivate a quasi-feudal culture of command that ensures they remain within political favour.