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Centre removes 4% quota for differently abled in IPS, RPF, others

New Delhi: The central government has removed the 4% quota for jobs for differently abled persons in IPS, Railway Protection Force and others. This will also be applicable for police forces in Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman, Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli. In a gazette notification, the Centre exempted all these services from...

Former IPS Amitabh Thakur to contest UP Assembly poll against Yogi Adityanath

Amitabh Thakur, a former Uttar Pradesh cadre IPS officer who has given premature retirement, will be contesting the Assembly polls in the state due next year against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. The announcement in this regard was made by the former cop’s wife Nutan, saying that it is fight for “principles” for Amitabh. The former...

Retired Gujarat DGP Tirth Raj succumbs to heart attack

He was a 1984 batch officer Ahmedabad: Retired IPS officer Tirth Raj breathed his last in Ahmedabad early on Wednesday morning. The 62-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest which resulted in his death. Born on 1959, Tirth Raj was a 1984 batch IPS officer. He had a master’s degree in economics from Delhi. His last posting...

UPSC issues clarification after controversy

Total indented vacancies: 927 Total candidates recommended for civil services: 829 Social media users alleged that less number of candidates were recommended for civil services by the UPSC as against the vacancies indented by the government. Following a controversy over less number of candidates being recommended for civil services, UPSC has issued a clarification terming...

Surat’s Kartik Jivani, training for IPS, is Gujarat UPSC topper

Kartik Jivani attempted the UPSC exams thrice, and topped in Gujarat twice. In 2019, he was one mark and two ranks short of making it to the IAS. He decided to attempt it a third time despite making it as an IPS officer Surat’s Kartik Jivani an IPS officer under training has topped the UPSC...

Four Guj-cadre ADGs to be promoted to DG rank soon

Four Gujarat-cadre Additional Director General (ADG) rank IPS officers are likely to be promoted to Director General (DG) rank by July-end. The Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) of the home ministry has cleared the name of the officers of the 1986 and 1987 batches on Wednesday. Three posts in the DG Rank are vacant in the...

Junior KBC winner who pocketed cool Rs1 cr is now new Porbandar SP

The new Porbandar SP, Ravi Mohan Saini, who was earlier posted as the Rajkot Zone -1 Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) also happens to be a former Kaun Banega Crorepati winner who aced the quiz show and pocketed a cool Rs1 crore at the age of just 14 years, local media reports said. Saini had...

State home department forgets to promote 17 IPS officers, seeks clearance a second time

Anil Pushpangadhan: Seventeen IPS officers in the state are still waiting for their promotion. The 2006 batch of SP rank officers and the 2016 batch of ASP rank IPS officials were supposed to be given a promotion in January this year. But almost six months into the year, the officials have still not heard anything...

Centre approves extension of Gujarat DGP for three months

The Union government on Thursday granted three months extension to Gujarat Director General of Police Shivanand Jha, who was scheduled to retire from the service on April 30. Jha is a 1983-batch Gujarat-cadre IPS officer. The extension was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, the committee said in a release. “The Appointments Committee...

People loitering on streets without reason to face legal action: DGP Shivanand Jha

Gujarat director general of police (DGP) Shivanand Jha on Wednesday warned people not to step out of their home and loiter on the streets for unnecessary reasons during the lockdown or be ready to face strict action. Jha had earlier too requested people to follow the directives issued by the government and the local authorities...

Why Gujarat’s first woman IPS, Retired DG Geeta Johari Allocated security Jawans?

Gandhinagar: Retired DG Geeta Jhori, Gujarat’s first woman IPS officer, who raided the den of slain underworld don Abdul Latif in Popatiawadi a highly-sensitive area in Dariyapur, two years after her retirement, the state government through the Gandhinagar police headquarters has allotted her security Jawans at her Gandhinagar residence in Sector 8. Retired DG Geeta...

IPS officer’s wife celebrated birthday with “Avoid Single use Plastic” theme, distributed clothe bags

Gandhinagar: Global worries about plastic now took stand at public level also and supporting the campaign of Avoid Single use Plastic, IPS officer’s wife in Anand celebrated her birthday by distributing clothe-hemp material made bags to women- wives of district police staff. Nidhi Chauhan, wife of IPS officer Makrand Chauhan, superintendent of police- Anand district...