Monday, 4 July, 2022
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Topic: IPS

Why I wrote a letter requesting punishment for IAS officers who file false complaints

We must find an administrative remedy, rather than a judicial one, to address the rising number of wrongful accusations in the bureaucracy.

Gadkari’s Goa surprise leaves ministry juniors high and dry

Pre-Truth – snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

With civil-services revamp, enduring friendships at ‘Happy Valley’ will turn into competition

If the proposal comes through, scores awarded by the training academy will now be on par with those given by the UPSC, a constitutional body.

Cancer, frustration may have pushed Mumbai top-cop Himanshu Roy to commit suicide

The 54-year-old IPS officer was battling cancer, it is suspected that he took the extreme step due to frustration.

Punjab has a new enemy to fight in war on drugs: Punjab Police

There are two dozen cases of policemen accused of peddling drugs, helping peddlers, smugglers. DGP says it is aberration and there is no tolerance.

Red tape be damned, Modi is creating a new bureaucracy tailored to his vision

PM Narendra Modi has begun reaching out directly to officers, keeping tabs on their performance, and setting goals, for better implementation of his policies.

The creeping urban callousness towards the armed forces is a recent Indian trend

A retired air force officer writes about a generation that has not seen a war and does not know how to respect those who serve in the armed forces. Arjun Subramaniam

Stalking probe puts Chandigarh’s bureaucratic soup in the spotlight

With officers drawn from three cadres running the union territory, administration and law enforcement of Chandigarh is often uncoordinated and haphazard. Chitleen K. Sethi

Top-heavy Punjab Police sets a new record, has 12 DGPs instead of sanctioned 2

More at the top, less at the bottom of the Punjab Police. Chitleen K Sethi

On Camera

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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