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UPSC aspirant in Nagpur dies by suicide after failing thrice

Nagpur: A 28-year-old UPSC aspirant from Nagpur in Maharashtra allegedly died by suicide when he failed to clear the civil services exams the third time. According to police, the deceased, Blesson Puddu Chako, resident of Jaripatka area of Nagpur, had been preparing for the exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) after completing...

UPSC results out; 6 students from Gujarat clear civil services exam 2021

Girls bag top 3 All India ranks   Ahmedabad: The results of the Union Public Service Commission Civil Services Examination 2021 (UPSC CSE 2021) are out. In Gujarat, six candidates from Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration (SPIPA) have cleared the exam. A total of 685 candidates have been recommended for appointment under Indian Administrative...

Supreme Court refuses to accept Centre’s request for NDA exam for women from 2022

Induction of women in NDA cannot be delayed by a year, the Supreme Court observed New Delhi: Rejecting the Centre’s proposal to hold NDA exam for women in 2022, the Supreme Court on Wednesday directed UPSC to issue notification for the 2021 exams on November 14. On Tuesday, the Centre had told the Supreme Court...

IAS couple Tina Dabi and Athar Khan file for divorce

Rajasthan-cadre IAS couple Tina Dabi and Athar Khan have decided to end their relationship. The couple has filed for a divorce in a Jaipur court with mutual consent. IAS Tina Dabi, who topped the UPSC examination in 2015, had married Athar Khan in 2018. Notably, Athar Khan is also an IAS and was the second...

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...
For new Gujarat DGP, a panel of 13 IPS officers list sent to UPSC

For new Gujarat DGP, a panel of 13 IPS officers list sent to UPSC

Anil Pushpangadhan, Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government has sent a panel of 13 IPS officers from the state to the UPSC for selection of the next DGP of Gujarat. Present DGP Shivanand Jha who was given a three-month extension will retire in July. Jha was to originally retire in April this year but he was given...

UPSC defers preliminary exam scheduled for May 31

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Monday deferred the Civil Services preliminary examination scheduled to be held on May 31. The decision came following a review of the situation in wake of the Covid19 pandemic outbreak in the country. The UPSC said that given the extension on restrictions it won’t be able to carry...