70 per cent of sexual violence happens within families: Anurag Sharma

30 june 2017

“We normally do not like to talk about it and that is where the problem lies” says Anurag Sharma, Telangana Director-General of Police.

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Cops asked to probe cases in sensitive way

05 july 2017

Former director general of police and chairman of the Indian Police Foundation Prakash Singh on Friday stressed on the need to change the traditional methods of investigating crimes against women

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Call to focus on online threats to women

05 july 2017

Cops and civil society members called for greater effort to make Indian cities and towns safe for women.

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Indian Police Foundation calls for sensitive, humane policing

05 july 2017

The Indian Police Foundation has been holding a nation-wide series of stakeholder consultations for deeper understanding of ground-level issues faced by police

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'Need to have separate police force for women, children'

30 june 2017

A separate cadre of police is required to curb crimes against women, said Prakash Singh, president of the Indian Police foundation during a nationwide stakeholders' consultation meeting on safety of women and children held in Hyderabad city on Friday.

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Karnataka DGP & IGP tells his men to be sensitive

29 mar 2017

DGP & IGP Rupak Kumar Dutta urged the police fraternity to be sincere while handling cases involving crime against women and children. He said, “The convictions in crimes against women, especially sexual assault cases, have reduced due to delay in delivery of justice.” Also there is no fear among the criminals, he said.

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Karnataka: Not a single rapist convicted in 2 years

29 mar 2017

In what could reflect the abysmal state of convictions in Karnataka, none of the 686 rape cases reported in 2016 and 2017 (till February-end) have led to conviction, as against only 10 in 2015.

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Many laws, but crimes against women, children on the rise, says expert

29 mar 2017

“Crimes against women and children are a major concern. Though there are a number of laws to protect their interests, the situation continues to deteriorate,” Chairman of the Indian Police Foundation Prakash Singh said here on Tuesday.

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Convictions in sexual atrocity cases low

29 mar 2017

The criminal justice system needs to be strengthened to ensure justice to victims of molestation, rapes and sexual atrocities, said DG & IGP Rupak Kumar Dutta. He was speaking at a one-day workshop on Safety and Security of Women and Children organised by Indian Police Foundation and Karnataka Police at the DGP’s office on Tuesday.

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Yahoo News

21 oct 2015

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday inaugurated the Indian Police Foundation and the Indian Police Institute here.

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Business Standards

22 sept 2016

Former Border Security Force Director General Prakash Singh said on Thursday that there is an "executive stranglehold" on police forces across states and called for implementation of the Supreme Court's 2006 verdict on police reforms.

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The Indian Express

22 sept 2016

A decade after ‘Prakash Singh’ judgement, police reform remains undone. Central government’s pallid efforts toward encouraging national reform have included the formation of committees to create a Model Police law.

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India Today

23 sept 2016

Who is responsible for present state of police in India? Is it politicians, judiciary or the police as an institution? Ten years after Supreme Court gave its verdict on police reforms, Indian police is to go a long way to shed its colonial past. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said that accountability in police should be absolute.

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