Sheila gets a say in police functioning, Chief Minister is part of guiding panel
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A senior Home Ministry official said the change has been made to "provide Delhi government and other stakeholders in the capital with sufficient opportunity to suggest measures to improve law and order and other security issues".
The Justice J S Verma Commission mentioned the question of control over Delhi Police in its January 23 report, remarking, "This ambiguity must be removed forthwith so that there is no divided responsibility in Delhi in respect of maintenance of law and order. Such a step is also essential to maintain accountability."
Women don't feel safe in Delhi: Sheila
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday met Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde over the security and safety of women in the national capital following yet another brutal assault on a young woman. "Women do not feel safe in Delhi and fears have risen after this shocking incident in Lajpat Nagar," Dikshit said. This is not the first time Dikshit has brought up policing in the national capital and has repeatedly requested that the city government should be given more powers.
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