Common Cause and Lokniti Programme of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), launched India’s first Status of Policing in India Report (SPIR 2018) at the India Habitat Centre on May 9.

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When a guy takes off his coat, he’s not going to fight. When a guy takes off his wristwatch, watch out!.


`How's the work going,' Grandfather asked.

`Fine,' was the reply. `And the social life?'

`I get lots of dates,' replied the young man, `if I don't tell the girls my age.'

`I understand,' said the youthful-looking seventy-year-old widower. `I have the same problem.'

`My poor husband,' said the lady to her psychoanalyst, dragging her husband behind her. `He's convinced he's a parking meter.' The analyst looked at the silent, morbid fellow and asked, `Why doesn't he say something for himself? Can't he talk?

`How can he,' said the lady, `with all those coins in his mouth?'



`Listen,' shouted a big man through the telephone box to a little man inside, `You've been holding that phone for nearly twenty-five minutes and not said a single word.'

`Sir,' said the little man, `I'm talking to my wife!'

Little Munni: Auntie, why do you put that powder on your face?

Auntie: To make myself look pretty.

Little Munni: Then why doesn't it work?

`The thrill is gone from my marriage,' Alan told his friend Don.

`Why not add some intrigue to your life…like have an affair?' Don suggested.

`But what if my wife finds out?'

`Heck, this is the twenty-first century, Alan. Go ahead and tell her about it!'

So Alan went home and said, `Dear, I think an affair will bring us closer together.'

`Forget it,' his wife replied unperturbed, I've tried but it never worked.'

How's the new patient feeling?' the doctor asked the nurse.

`Oh, he's much better,' she replied. `He started talking this morning.'

`What did he say?'

`He said he was feeling much worse.'

January – March, 2011