Tuesday, 28 March, 2023
TopicIndian Police Service

Topic: Indian Police Service

28 posts, 78 DGs & ADGs in UP — why experts are calling top-heavy IPS ‘worst-managed cadre’

Both central and state police agencies suffer from acute crunch of mid-level officers like IGs, DIGs, and SPs. But states, especially UP, have more top-ranked officers than they need.

‘Seek approval, or else’: How Modi govt is tightening grip on IPS in states yet again

MHA, in letter sent to all chief secretaries on 12 September, ordered states to get approval before promoting or appointing senior IPS officers, or risk having the posting cancelled.

Modi govt reorganises AGMUT civil service cadre, keeps IPS strength same in J&K after merger

J&K cadre was merged with AGMUT last year. Now, UT of J&K has been allotted 70 IPS posts and Ladakh 10. Fewer positions likely to fall vacant with J&K categorised as ‘hard area’.

Rakesh Asthana was made police chief due to Delhi’s ‘challenging situations’, Centre tells SC

The home ministry informed the apex court that there was a 'compelling need' to appoint Asthana as Delhi Police chief and was appointed as a 'special case of public interest'.

50% IAS, IFS recruits are children of govt servants. But this is a story of their merit

Of the civil servants who have taken the foundation course at LBSNAA since 2014, at least 50% come from families with a govt service background, data shows.

How Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey made CBI probe in Sushant case a personal victory

It may be rare for an IPS officer to have the ability to hog the limelight in the midst of a political-cum-Bollywood spectacle, Gupteshwar Pandey is a police officer like no other.

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.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.