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    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Officers defend taking statements of drivers

    Mumbai: The special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Tuesday in the Sohrabuddin Encounter Case, started examining the 34 Investigating Officers, with deposition of N K Barot, Investigating Officer from Gujarat CID, who had recorded statements of two witnesses, both of them had retracted from their statements and were declared hostile.

  • RBI Recruitment 2018: RBI invites application for 166 Grade B officers post; read for details

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has invited application form eligible candidates for the posts of Officers in Grade ‘B’ (General) – DR, DEPR, and DSIM in Common Seniority Group (CSG) Streams. There are a total of 166 vacancies including backlog vacancies. The applicants can apply in the prescribed format on The application submission process has started from July 3 and the last date for submission of the application form

  • Nashik babus worried as Tukaram Mundhe assumes charge as Nashik municipal commissioner

    Nashik: Officers and staff of the Nashik Municipal Corporation were jolted as IAS officer Tukaram Mundhe, known for his punctuality and discipline, took charge as Municipal Commissioner on Friday. On his first day, he was in his chamber at 10 a.m., causing many officials to hasten to their workplaces to avoid coming under his radar.

  • Vijay Mallya’s extradition trial to begin in London today

    London: A team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers from India will be attending the extradition trial of embattled businessman Vijay Mallya, which begins later today. The trial will continue on 5th, 6th, 7th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th of December.

  • Mumbai: Bank unions to march to Parliament on Septemeber 15

    Mumbai: Around 40,000 employees and officers from Maharashtra participated in the day-long strike called by the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) on Tuesday. This protest was mainly due to three reasons— privatisations, merger/consolidation and demanding tough measures against big corporate loan defaulters.

  • Mumbai: 2 foreigners arrested for smuggling Rs 1.2 crore gold

    Mumbai: Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) officers of the customs department have arrested two women smugglers at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai on Saturday and have recovered an assorted 24 carat crude gold jewellery collectively weighing 4 kilogram worth Rs 1.20 crore. Both the women are foreign nationals.

  • Bhopal: IAS, IPS men anxiously awaiting transfer lists

    Bhopal: After the reshuffle of district collectors, senior IAS and IPS officers are waiting for the next round of administrative reshuffle with a bated breath. The collectors were reshuffled on 21 June and it was believed that transfer list of secretary-level officers would be released soon. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and chief secretary Basant Pratap Singh have discussed the issue thrice but the transfer list is nowhere in sight, upping the anxiety

  • Bhopal: Government agencies shouldn’t fight like enemy nations says Chouhan

    BHOPAL: While addressing a meeting of ministers and officers here on Tuesday, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said government departments and agencies should not fight with each other like enemy nations. He made this comment when higher education minister Umashankar Gupta said the PHE was planning to move court against Bhopal Municipal Corporation.

  • Bhopal: 10 State Administrative Service men shifted

    BHOPAL: The state government, on Saturday, announced new postings of 10 officers of State Administrative Service. Ramprasad Gehlot, land acquisition officer, NVDA, Manawar, Dhar has been posted as deputy commissioner, land records, Ujjain.

  • Bhopal: DPC for promotion to IAS, IPS, IFS to meet in Delhi today

    BHOPAL: The promotion committee for elevation of officers of state administrative service, state police service and state forest service to IAS, IPS and IFS respectively will meet at the UPSC office in New Delhi on Wednesday. A total of 54 posts of the state cadre in the three services are to be filled through promotion. They include 29 posts in IAS, 10 in IPS and 15 in IFS.

  • Indore: Hundreds run for ‘rashtriya ekta’

    Mhow: Over 2700 officers, junior commissioned officers, other ranks, defense civil employees, their families and children participated in the ‘Mini Marathon’ and ‘Run for Fun’ aimed at keeping the spirit of ‘rashtriya ekta’ alive, held here at Mhow cantt, in the chilly morning of Sunday.

  • Bhopal: IGRMS staff clean premises

    BHOPAL: As part of the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ all employees and officers of IGRMS joined hands to clean the Veethi Sankul complex, Tribal Habitat open air exhibition, Mythological trail, Avritti Bhavan and Charaivati on the Museum premises on Friday. Grass was trimmed, old furniture was removed and insecticide was sprayed on exhibits. Banners and signage at different places of the Sangrahalaya were spruced up. Water coolers and toilets were cleaned to provide

  • Ujjain: BIS conducts surprise check at jewellery shops

    Ujjain: Several jewellers in the city who did not adhere to BIS hallmark standards were penalised by officers of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Bhopal, at a surprise spot check at Freeganj, in the city on Thursday.  These officers check the purity of gold jewellery according to specifications mentioned on the tags. As per BIS norms, to mention the word ‘hallmark’ one must possess a valid license as it represents the

  • Indore: People rally for DIG Singh, want him to stay

    Indore: Officers come and go and city residents rarely react to the usual departmental transfer proceedings but this time around the shunting of Deputy Inspector General of Police Santosh Kumar Singh, who has spent one and half years here, has not gone down well with many residents.

  • IPS officers demand pay parity with IAS

    New Delhi : Upping the ante, IPS officers association has demanded pay parity and career benefit enjoyed by the IAS officers.

  • IAF’s Mi-17 helicopter crash-lands in Uttarakhand

    Dehradun: An Mi-17 helicopter of Indian Air Force carrying officers and men of the 12 Grenadiers today crash-landed while on a practice drill near Mana village in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district.