Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicD. Roopa

Topic: D. Roopa

This Nirbhaya Fund-Safe City project is at the root of the IPS officers’ spat in Karnataka

IPS officers D. Roopa and Hemant Nimbalkar have both been transferred to other departments after accusing each other of bias, interference and corruption.

D Roopa, President Medal awardee IPS officer who has been transferred over 40 times in 20 yrs

IPS officer D Roopa, who was serving as Karnataka home secretary until Wednesday, was transferred after she publicly accused a senior officer of wrongdoing.

Karnataka IPS officers D Roopa, Hemant Nimbalkar transferred after they spar over ‘corruption’

Roopa has accused Nimbalkar of favouring certain interested players during the tender process of the multi-crore ‘Safe City Project’.

‘Shame on IPS Roopa’ trends on Twitter as spat over cracker ban leads to account suspension

Multiple hashtags trend on Twitter over the suspension of the account 'True Indology'. Roopa had a heated exchange with this user on mention of crackers in scriptures.

Karnataka govt launches ACB probe into Sasikala prison bribery charges

State Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy says the charges are serious and need an expert investigation, promises a fair probe.

Always followed rule of law, says Karnataka IPS officer D Roopa

The IPS officer, who made headlines for her report about the luxuries V. Sasikala was enjoying in jail, said that she had no regrets about joining the police.

On Camera

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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