Policing only effective when women feel safe

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday stressed on effective policing to ensure that women feel safe and secure in the country. His remarks came against the backdrop of recent cases of crimes against women, which has triggered a public outcry.

The prime minister was speaking at the 54th Director General of Police (DGP) / Inspector General of Police (IG) conference that was being held from December 6-8 at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pashan.