Press Esc to close
Tuesday 23 September 2014
News updated at 7:47 PM IST
Weather
Max: 30.8°C
Min : 21.5°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

SC asks states to file affidavit on police reforms

New Delhi, October 16, 2012, PTI:

The Supreme Court Tuesday directed all state governments and union territories to apprise it on the compliance with its directions passed six years ago for revamping the police machinery in the country, including a fixed two-year term for DGPs.

A bench of Chief Justice Altamas Kabir and justices S S Nijjar and J Chelameswar asked the states to file affidavits stating the extent to which they had complied with the apex court’s September 22, 2006 judgement, directing a slew of reforms to improve the police machinery.

The order was passed on a PIL filed by former DGP of Uttar Pradesh Prakash Singh stating that it was not known whether the apex court’s directions were implemented in its totality by state governments.


His counsels Prashant Bhushan and Rohit Singh said an application was filed in April 2011 stating that several states have not complied with the order on a fixed two-year tenure for the DGP.

The court asked them to file the affidavits by November-end and posted the matter for further hearing on December 4.

The court also asked the Union Public Service Commission to set up within two weeks a panel of three senior most IPS officers for appointing the DGP of Tamil Nadu.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Shoaib Akhtar rides bike during a Champions League Twenty20 match in Bengaluru ...

Shoaib Akhtar rides bike during a Champions League Twenty20 match in Bengaluru ...

Sania Mirza after a practice session at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea  ...

Sania Mirza after a practice session at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea ...

Home Minister Rajnath Singh drives a motorcycle at Thalkobad CRPF camp ...

Home Minister Rajnath Singh drives a motorcycle at Thalkobad CRPF camp ...

FC Goa’s coach Zico and marquee player Robert Pires along with Nita Ambani ...

FC Goa’s coach Zico and marquee player Robert Pires along with Nita Ambani ...

Ambassadors of Kochi International Half Marathon, cricketer Harbhajan Singh and actor Mohanlal  ...

Ambassadors of Kochi International Half Marathon, cricketer Harbhajan Singh and actor Mohanlal ...

A vehicle  to campaign for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ahead of  elactions ...

A vehicle to campaign for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ahead of elactions ...

An irate White Tiger cramps a student after he fell in its enclosure at the Delhi Zoo ...

An irate White Tiger cramps a student after he fell in its enclosure at the Delhi Zoo ...

A woman carries her baby near her damaged house after floodwater receded ...

A woman carries her baby near her damaged house after floodwater receded ...

Flood victims remov debris from their collapsed house after floodwater recedes ...

Flood victims remov debris from their collapsed house after floodwater recedes ...

Soha Ali Khan during a promotional of her upcoming film 'Chaarfutiya Chhokare' in Kolkata ...

Soha Ali Khan during a promotional of her upcoming film 'Chaarfutiya Chhokare' in Kolkata ...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523