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ED summons 8 West Bengal IPS officers to Delhi in ‘coal smuggling’ case

As state opposition alleges involvement of more police officers in case, Trinamool announces state-wide protests Friday claiming central agencies targeting opposition-led states.

Modi govt gets rid of long empanelment process for DIGs to overcome IPS vacancies at Centre

Home ministry's proposal cleared by Modi cabinet on 10 February. According to a home ministry report, 47% of DIG-ranked posts at Centre are vacant.

Ex-IPS officers write to President Kovind seeking action over breach in PM Modi’s security

In a letter to Kovind, the 27 former IPS officers said it was 'one of the gravest security lapses in the history of this country committed through conspiracy and collusion'.

Pakistan missing Biden’s Summit for Democracy a bit rich. Just like the invitation was

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The 3 Bengal IPS officers who will probe political violence cases against Mamata’s TMC

IPS officers Suman Bala Sahoo, Soumen Mitra and Ranveer Kumar make up the SIT formed by the Calcutta High Court to probe the cases of political violence. 

‘Adityanath spreading venom’ — IPS officer forced to retire wants to fight CM in 2022 UP polls

Former IPS officer Amitabh Thakur, forced to retire by MHA in 'public interest' this March, had Saturday announced he would contest against CM Adityanath in UP polls.

Relieve IPS officers on time, groom second-in-command — DoPT advises CBI against extensions

DoPT has said the measures will prevent vested interests from developing, and would allow the CBI’s second rung of officers to rise up the ranks.

In open letter to PM Modi, ex-IPS officers say govt efforts in Kashmir ‘exemplary’

The signatories, 10 of whom have served as state DGPs, said the complete integration of Kashmir with Union of India was an unfinished task since the Constitution was adopted in 1950.

Centre’s Bengal move can make CMs lose faith in AIS, rely more on state services

Law is clear that Modi govt shouldn't have treated former Bengal chief secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay as a central services officer to be transferred at will.

Modi govt pulls up Haryana for posting IPS and IFS officers as principal secy, an IAS post

DoPT is said to have taken cognisance of complaint from senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who flagged cases of IPS, IFS & IRS officers being posted as principal secretaries to state govt.

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Family man, confident investor & eternal India optimist — farewell, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, who made more money on the stock market than almost anyone else, was sure 2 decades ago that India & its stock market were going to boom.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.

Remember a convicted ‘non-guilty’ IAS officer, HC Gupta, when fretting over stalled economic reforms

The 2010-13 season of scandal-mongering still casts a shadow on Indian politics, and the victims are those at the lowest end of the decision-making chain.
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