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    Don’t trust judge, won’t depose: Sohrab’s brother

    Mumbai: The ruling of the Bombay High Court, discharging all six senior IPS officers of Gujarat and Rajasthan Police, does not seem to have gone down well with Sohrabuddin Sheikh’s family. As a result, Sohrabuddin’s brother Ruba­bu­ddin, who had dragged all the officers to HC, has now decided he would not depose before the special court. In a telephonic conversation with The Free Press Journal, Rubabuddin criticised the judgment pronounced by the

  • Former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt detained in 22-year-old case

    Ahmedabad: Former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt was detained Wednesday by the Gujarat CID in connection with a 22-year-old case of arrest of a man for alleged possession of drugs, a senior police official said. Bhatt and seven others, including some former policemen attached with the Banaskatha Police, were detained for questioning in the case, Director General of Police, Crime Investigation Department (CID), Ashish Bhatia said. Bhatt was the Banaskantha district superintendent of police

  • UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2018 Results expected by July 15

    Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is expected to release the UPSC Civil Services Prelims 2018 results on or around July 15, 2018. The results and the further notifications will be released in there official website upsconline.nic.in and upsc.gov.in.

  • Bhopal: Tough prelims take away smiles from UPSE aspirants

    Bhopal: Many candidates who appeared for the UPSC prelims on Sunday maintained that the exam was moderately difficult. Though the pattern was same, but UPSC aspirants had certain nervous moments while attempting questions from the topics which were not traditionally covered.

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    Nearly 50 pc civil services aspirants yet to download admit cards

    New Delhi : Nearly 50 per cent candidates are yet to download admit cards for civil services preliminary exam scheduled for June 3, the UPSC said.Those candidates, who have not yet downloaded their e-admit cards, are advised to do so urgently to avoid last minute rush, a statement issued by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said.

  • Chidu wants petrol price cut by Rs 25/litre

    New Delhi : Former union finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday said it is possible to cut petrol price up to Rs 25 per litre, but the government will not. “They will cheat the people by cutting price by Rs 1 or 2 per litre of petrol,” he said in a Twitter post.

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    Mumbai: After DK Jain’s appointment as CS, disgruntled senior bureaucrat Sudhir Shrivastava goes on long leave

    Mumbai: After appointment of DK Jain as chief secretary of the state, reactions are reflected among senior officers from Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS). Several bureaucrats are not happy with the decision to supersede senior officials and promote junior one. One of claimants Sudhir Shrivastava who is serving as additional Chief Secretary (ACS – Home) went on long leave since Friday.

  • Rakesh Asthana appointed as special director of CBI

    Supreme Court to pass order on plea challenging appointment of Rakesh Asthana

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today will pass an order on the plea filed by senior advocate Prashant Bhushan seeking quashing of the appointment of Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rakesh Asthana as Special Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

  • State initiates measures to safeguard farmers from ‘rigged’ weighbridges

    Mumbai : In a first of its kind effort, the state’s Legal Metrology Department has issued a circular making it mandatory for all new weighbridges to be checked thoroughly and certified before being used. The officials said the circular will be applicable for all units that will be calibrated after November 15.

  • IPS officer arrested for cheating in exam using a Bluetooth device

    Chennai, An Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, aspiring to enter the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), was arrested for cheating in the civil services main exam with Bluetooth equipment, a police officer said on Monday.

  • New rules on appraisal of IAS, IPS officers

    New Delhi : The Government has revised the new All India Services (Performance Appraisal Report) rules, superseding the rules framed in 2007.

  • Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar appointed new DG of CRPF 2 days after Sukma attack

    New Delhi : The government on Wednesday appointed senior IPS officer Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar as new chief of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), two days after the force lost 25 troopers in a deadly Maoist attack in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

  • Prajapati comes out of prison, gets arrested in separate case

    Lucknow : The reprieve given by a special court to former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati in a rape case proved to be shortlived as a court here on Wednesday remanded him in judicial custody in a separate case.

  • Yogi govt transfers 8 more IPS officers

    On Friday, UP Director General of Police Javeed was shunted to a less important post by the Yogi Adityanath government, which transferred 12 IPS officers in the first big reshuffle in the top police hierarchy in UP. (more…)

  • Messages with Qureshi personal, innocuous, claims ex-CBI chief

    New Delhi: A P Singh, the first former CBI chief booked by the agency, on Tuesday, claimed that the phone messages exchanged with controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi that have come under scanner are “mostly personal” and “innocuous” in nature.

  • Ujjain: Role of cops suspected in recovery of ‘black money’ from businessman

    Ujjain: A probe ordered into recovery of Rs 1 crore from an Indore-based trader by two senior police officials including an Indian Police Services (IPS) officer is likely to be finished within a couple of days. Amid all sorts of upheavals, pulls and pressures, the role of these officers appear to be suspect and the enquiry report may prove to be detrimental for their career.

  • No govt criticism on social media, Railway tells staffs

    New Delhi : The Railway Ministry has issued a gag order on all its employees, barring them from using the social media to criticise the government or its policies and actions.