From The Desk of The Commissioner, The Kolkata Protector July-August 2018

These days very often unsuspecting people are drawn towards fake news creating unnecessary confusion, spreading a lot of hate and suspicion, some of which...

Raising General Literacy To Combat ‘Fake News’ Boom

What is fake news? There are plenty of things which pop up on social media feeds that may appear to be true although often they...

Talking Point

Praveen Kumar Tripathi, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) remarked: “Kolkata Police has got dedicated cyber police stations and social mediateam. Round-the-clock, both the cyber police...

Viral Online Challenges: From Fun to Fatal

It’s important not to underestimate the pressures children go through to keep up with the latest online trends Online challenges are the new ‘Viral’ now....

Decoding Fake News For Young Adults

K Sanjay Kumar Gurudin, an IPS officer of the 2005 batch, Kerala cadre. a socially conscious cop, well-known cyber expert, and an author of...

Do Not Allow ‘Fake News’ to Fool You

In the past one year in many states of India due to rumours of child theft on WhatsApp groups, rowdy mobs have killed nearly...

Suman Bala Sahoo a True Blue Cop with a Novel Mission

A mother, a friend, a distinguished officer of the Indian Police Service, an accomplished marathon runner and above all, an epitome of a modern...

Bidhannagar Commissionerate: Prioritizing Safety

The world came to an awe as India successfully organized its first ever FIFA tournament last year. The extravaganza, later dubbed as the ‘most...

New Town Police Station: Breaking Barriers

An age-old image of a policeman is one with a stern, unfriendly face, characterized by an equally surly demeanour, marked with sheer aggressiveness and...

The Grass Is Always Greener With The Brass Protecting It

A midst the ever-growing roars of scores of football fans filling up the streets of Kolkata and hoardings that promised a mega extravaganza in...

Editorial

Human trafficking is the fastest growing organized crime in the world. As per reports generated by different NGOs and government-run security agencies, every year...

From the Desk of DGP :

Here’s wishing everybody a very happy New Year. I would also like to appreciate the entire force for their relentless service during the long...

Autonomy Will Bring in More Professionalism

Supercop D.Sivanandhan believes that police should have the ‘Autonomy ‘to take professional decisions and for this, reforms are necessary. In an interview to PROTECTOR,...

A Heartfelt Tribute

I was at Ranchi on a business trip that fateful day when the news came in that my friend, Himanshu  Roy - ADGP (Maharashtra),...

Cops Turn Buddies for Working Women

Women’s safety has been one of the burning issues in India. In recent years, an increasing number of cases of their victimization have been...

Smart Policing in Thane District

Bifurcation of the once sprawling Thane district in 2014 coupled with technological assistance in the form of a new website that offers a ready...

Gadchiroli Two Encounters in Two Days 39 Naxals Killed

The recent encounters at Gadchiroli killing 39 Maoists is being touted as the most successful Anti Naxalite operation in 40 years. According to a...

Police in News

Maharashtra police steps up fight against pirated content In a unique initiative the cyber cell of Maharashtra police under the directives of the home department...

Karnataka Protector Magazine Evokes Positive Media Response

The inaugural issue of Karnataka Protector magazine published by New Media Communication was recently launched at anevent held in the Karnataka Vidhana Soudha in...

Keeping Systems Updated is Very Critical

Vivek Gupta, DGM & CISO at Allahabad Bank, speaks on key security challenges facing banks today: Manoj Agrawal: Many mobile wallets have been designed in...

Cyber Risk is a Business Risk as Well

Banks need to be extra-cautious about the possibilities of ransomware attacks. Atul Gupta, partner - IT Advisory and cyber security lead, KPMG in India,...

Police in News

Karnataka Gets its First Woman DG & IGP The state got its First woman police chief when 57 year-old Neelamani N Raju took over as...

Guarantee of Police Services to People in Karnataka

Whether you have lost your vehicle or find yourself locked out of your home if you have dropped or misplaced your keys somewhere, don't...

IPS Officer on the Chalukya Trail

Far removed from police work, Karnataka cadre IPS officer M Nanjundaswami is on a historical quest. His researches have unearthed a treasure house of...