Indian Police Service
West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.22

ED calls eight IPS officers to quiz on coal theft

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) summoned eight IPS officers from Bengal to appear for interrogation on separate dates this month at its headquarters in Delhi in connection with its probe into the all...
By Kinsuk Basu, Imran Ahmed Siddiqui

India  /  Published 04.08.22

Vacancies in bureaucracy

There are 1,472 vacancies in Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and 864 in Indian Police Service (IPS) in various states as on January 1, 2022, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Thursday. &ldquo...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.06.22

Fatal prediction

India has around 140 police personnel per 100,000 citizens, making it one of the most understaffed law enforcement countries in the world. Other than personnel, the Indian police also suffer from mass...
By Sarthak Satapathy, Shuchi Purohit

Opinion  /  Published 21.04.22

Letters to the Editor: Kalbaishakhis are becoming increasingly rare

Receding storm Sir — In the month of April and May, nor’westers — kalbaishakhis in local parlance — bring relief from the stifling and sultry Calcutta summer. When d...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 12.11.21

Doval eye on border security

Besides maintaining law and order, police forces have a greater role in border management spanning over 15,000 km covering Pakistan, China and Myanmar and Bangladesh with which India has security rela...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad


India  /  Published 31.07.21

PM to cops: Put nation above all

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday told Indian Police Service probationers that the spirit of 'Nation First, Always First' should be reflected in every action of theirs and they should a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.06.21

Civil services interviews from August 2

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has decided to commence from August 2 the interviews for the civil services examination, 2020, which were deferred due to a surge in Covid-19 cases, accordin...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.06.21

Pension ‘gag’ on security officials

By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.21

IAS officers divested of double charge

The Bengal government had effected a rejig in bureaucracy after chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday that IAS officers should not be overburdened with multiple departments. Naveen Prakash, a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.03.21

Bengal: EC removes IAS, IPS officers

An IAS and four IPS officers in Bengal were removed on Thursday by the Election Commission, two days ahead of the first phase of polling, officials said. Additional Director-General (West Zone) Sanja...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta


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