Indian Police Service
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

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.21

Look deeper: women, SCs, STs in Indian police

Progress rarely follows a linear path. The latest data — they included figures on gender, caste and identity-based representation — released by the Bureau of Police Research and Developmen...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.20

Diamond Harbour cop on ‘central deputation’ shifted

Diamond Harbour SP, Bholanath Pandey, who was one of the three IPS officers roped in by the Union government for central deputation after BJP president J.P. Nadda’s convoy had been attacked duri...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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