Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicIPS officers

Topic: IPS officers

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.

‘Even we can’t get help’, IAS, IPS, IRS officers say as panic sets in after spate of Covid deaths

Many in the country’s IAS, IPS and other civil services complain that informal networks, which protected them earlier, have all collapsed.

AI could soon pick pool of IAS, IPS officers for central posts, govt ready to create database

Officers could be chosen for posts in areas they are interested in & have domain expertise in, instead of random postings in completely different sectors.

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.