Monday, 17 January, 2022
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Topic: IPS

Not just Gujarat: Modi’s star IAS, IPS, IFS officers earned spurs under PM Manmohan

Vini Mahajan's appointment as secretary in Jal Shakti Ministry is among a string that questions criticism that Modi relies almost exclusively on confidants he worked with as Gujarat CM.

‘Never knew it happens like this’: Twitter mocks Tamil movie clip on civil service allotment

A clip from the movie Saamy 2 has gone viral as users express amusement over a seemingly inaccurate depiction of the civil services academy and its service allotment process.

Indian civil servants are expected to be karma yogis. But look at ground reality first

Surendranath Banerjee showed gaps in Indian civil services. India needs to identify the problems in its steel frame.

Civil society is new frontier of war, can be subverted to harm nation, Ajit Doval says

National Security Adviser Ajit Doval was speaking at the Passing Out Parade of Hyderabad-based Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy Friday.

Aryan Khan-Wankhede story nudges IPS-IRS-IAS officers to call out those who violate their oath

We see what madness for fame and stardom has done to some people from the All India and Class I Services. Even as most others work sincerely, in relative anonymity.

Narco terror, Afghanistan — why Delhi Police Special Cell has IPS officers as DCPs after 31 yrs

Since 1990, only DANIPS (Delhi Andaman and Nicobar Police Service) officers have been DCPs in Special Cell. But Commissioner Asthana says emerging scenarios need new ideas.

Shubham Kumar tops UPSC civil services exam 2020, Jagrati Awasthi secures second rank

Ankita Jain got the third rank in the exam. A total of 761 candidates — 545 men and 216 women — cleared the final round of the UPSC.

Modi govt allows IAS, IPS officers to keep gifts received from foreign dignitaries

Previously, the gift were usually deposited with the 'toshakhana' in the external affairs ministry in the absence of any rules regarding receiving and keeping such items.

SC asks HC to decide on plea against Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as Delhi Police chief

The top court gave Delhi High Court two weeks to decide on plea challenging Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Asthana's appointment on 27 July that came four days before his superannuation.

Change negative perception of police among people –– PM Modi tells IPS probationers

Urging the IPS probationers to keep national interest in mind, PM Modi said 'Nation First, Always First', should always be reflected in their decision and action in the field.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.

India adds to billionaires’ list, even as Covid worsens poverty in country, says Oxfam report

According to the global Oxfam Davos report of 2022, India added 40 billionaires to 142 last year during Covid crisis, whose combined fortune is more than the poorest of the population.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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