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IAS IPS officers meet Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
The Curious Case In Odisha: When Bureaucrats Chose To Compromise Ethos Of Bureaucracy

The March 27 visit of the officials was far from demonstration of Bureaucracy’s undiluted political neutrality. Congratulating the Chief Minister for electoral victory was avoidable; it betrayed allegiance to the party and dented Bureaucracy’s apolitical ethos.

Odisha’s New DGP Sunil Bansal Seeks People’s Help For Crime Prevention
Odisha’s New DGP Sunil Bansal Seeks People’s Help For Crime Prevention

Notably, the Odisha cadre IPS officer of 1987 batch, Bansal took the reins of the State's police force from the outgoing DGP Abhay at a function at the Odisha Police Headquarters in Cuttack on December 31, 2021.

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Why Odisha Candidates Struggle To Qualify For Civil Services?

Job and business opportunities continue to be extremely limited in Odisha. A career in UPSC civil services is held in admiration in the state. The real reason behind youths increasingly getting disinterested in IAS, IPS or IFS exams seems to be the growing inadequacy in academic field that has made it increasingly difficult for Odisha candidates to compete.

IPS Reshuffle
IPS Reshuffle In Odisha: Twin Cities Get New DCPs, Satyajit Mohanty Fire Services DG

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government effected a major reshuffle in IPS cadre on Tuesday. Puri SP Umashankar Dash will now head the police unit in the State Capital city. He has been posted as the Bhubaneswar DCP. Senior IPS of 1988 cadre & Director of Intelligence Satyajit Mohanty has been named as the DG of Fire Services. […]

Quota For Local Officers in IAS, IPS To Be Decreased By 17 Percent

The Centre has decided to lower the quota from existing 50 per cent to 33 per cent for local officers from state services to IAS, IPS and IFoS in the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, officials said on Tuesday. The Personnel Ministry has finalised all modalities in this regard and an official […]

High IPS vacancies playing Havoc in Odisha; situation to worsen in 2020

Bhubaneswar: With filling of a mere 5 vacancies at the IPS level in 2018 and a mere 3 in 2017, Odisha is the only State in the country where the vacancy level of IPS officers, especially at the cutting-edge level of SPs or DIGs, has been among the worst in the country. The vacancy rate […]

UPSC civil services main exam 2019
Candidates can now withdraw from UPSC exams; read to know more

New Delhi: Claiming that only half of the over 10 lakh aspirants who apply for civil services exam actually write the test, the UPSC Monday said it has decided to allow the candidates to withdraw from the examination, according to an official statement. The arrangement will be implemented beginning with Engineering Services Examination, 2019, it […]

Beauty with a baton: There’s more to this IPS officer than meets the eye

At the first sight of her, you would mistake her as a beauty queen or someone straight out of Bollywood. Try to find more about her and you are certain to be shocked, for, she is one among the uniform-clad-baton-holding tough cops who has the distinction of being one of the first lady officers to […]

Top Mumbai Cop Commits Suicide

Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Himanshu Roy allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself here today, police said. The 1988-batch IPS officer allegedly shot himself at his residence with his service revolver. Roy, who also served as Additional Director General of Police (Establishment), was rushed to Bombay Hospital, where he was declared dead. Roy, […]

CM, bureaucrats condemn attack on Pandian’s residence

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik strongly condemned the attack on the official residence of his private secretary V. Karthikeyan Pandian by BJP activists in Bhubaneswar today. “It’s an absolutely shocking incident particularly as some members of a national party have agreed that they took part in it. It’s truly shocking,” Patnaik said while responding to […]

Supreme Court
Promotee IPS can't claim seniority on length of service: SC

New Delhi: A promotee Indian Police Service (IPS) officer cannot claim seniority based on the length of his service and it will depend on the day of his induction in the All India Police Service, the Supreme Court has held. The apex court said that a promotee officer getting a higher pay and grade pay […]

DGP RP Sharma assumes office

Cuttack: Senior IPS officer Dr. Rajendra Prasad Sharma took over as the Director General of Police (DGP) from incumbent KB Singh in presence several senior police officials at State police headquarters here today. The newly appointed police chief was given guard of honour before he paid tributes at martyrs’ memorial. Soon after taking charge, Sharma […]

Govt finalises new cadre policy for IAS, IPS officers

New Delhi: A new policy for cadre allocation has been finalised by the Central government for IAS, IPS and other officers, aimed at ensuring “national integration” in the country’s top bureaucracy. Officers of all-India services — the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFoS) — will have to choose […]

Central Goverment
Deadwood under radar: Govt reviews service books of 67K staff

New Delhi: The central government has undertaken an exercise to review the service records of about 67,000 employees, including IAS and IPS officers, to identify non-performers. The review exercise is a part of the government’s efforts to further improve the service delivery and governance system. A senior official in the Department of Personnel and Training […]

Yogi Adityanath
Yogi Adityanath effect: 67 IPS officials transferred in UP

Lucknow: In its sixth reshuffle of police officials since the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government came to power in the Uttar Pradesh in March, 67 IPS officials were transferred on Wednesday. Additional Director General of Police S.N. Rawat has been sent as ADG, Allahabad zone while Ramit Sharma, hitherto Inspector General of Police, Technical has been […]

arup patnaik
Hands that tamed criminals now take care of cancer affected

Arup Patnaik, the man known for dealing with the likes of Dawood Ibrahim with an iron hand as the police chief of Mumbai for years, has a humane side to his personality. Though very few persons have had a peek into this concern of the man, who prefers to work silently, he has been associated […]

bana bihari panda
Ex-DGP Bana Bihari Panda passes away at 78

Cuttack: Former Director General of Police (DGP) of Odisha Bana Bihari Panda passed away at the age of 78 at a privately-run hospital in Cuttack where he was undergoing treatment on Thursday. Panda was suffering from Pneumonia due to which he was admitted to the hospital few days back. Dibya Jyoti Panda, son of the […]

Governor SC Jamir bestows President medals on 16 cops

Bhubaneswar: The President’s Police Medals were bestowed by Odisha Governor SC Jamir on 16 police personnel including two IPS officers today during a State-level function held at Jayadev Bhawan here. While IG Police (Railways) Vinaytosh Mishra and Inspector CID Prasanna Kumar Dash were given the Police Medal for distinguished service, Malkangiri SP Mitrabhanu Mahapatra and […]

4 IPS officers promoted to DIG rank

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today promoted four IPS officers to the DIG rank and four IPS posted at different places of the State to Selection Grade. Angul SP Kabita Jalan, Sundargarh SP Nikhil Kumar Kanodia, Himansu Lal and Shefeen Ahamed K were promoted to the DIG rank. At present, Lal and Ahamed K are on […]

HC grants conditional bail to IPS officer Joydeep Nayak

Cuttack: Arrested IPS officer Joydeep Nayak got a major relief today when the Orissa High Court granted him conditional bail against two sureties of like amount of Rs 1 lakh along with property surety of Rs 50 lakh. The property pledged as surety cannot be sold until the case is finalised, the court directed and […]

Vigilance takes Joydeep on remand again

A special (vigilance) court here today allowed the vigilance department of Odisha police to take arrested Tripura-cadre IPS officer Joydeep Nayak on remand for two more days

Vigilance seeks 2 more days’ remand for IPS Joydeep Nayak

Cuttack: The Vigilance department has applied for permission of the court to extend the remand of IPS officer Joydeep Nayak, who has been arrested in connection with a Rs 88 Lakh fraud, by two more days. Joydeep was produced before the special vigilance court after his 3-day remand ended on Saturday. Vigilance sleuths had arrested […]

Vig plea to take Joydeep on remand to be heard tomorrow

The Special Vigilance Court here put off its hearing on the petition moved by the Vigilance to take arrested senior IPS officer Joydeep Nayak on a four-day remand till tomorrow

IPS Joydeep Nayak sent to jail; hearing on Vig remand tomorrow

Arrested senior IPS officer Joydeep Nayak was taken to the Choudwar Circle Jail today while the remand application of the State Vigilance for four days will be heard by the Special Vigilance court tomorrow

Tripura govt suspends Odia IPS officer for funds bungling

A top Tripura Police official was on Friday suspended from service on charges of allegedly misappropriating Rs 88 lakh meant for training of tribal and scheduled caste students in Odisha, an official said here

Two top IPS officers spar over purchase of uniforms for Fire Services

Bhubaneswar: An unseemly fight has broken out between two top police officers – DG, Fire Services Binay Behera and former ADG, Fire Services and CBI joint director M Nageswara Rao – over an allegation of bungling worth Rs 3 crores in the purchase of uniforms and dungarees for the service during the latter’s tenure. The […]

Joydeep discharged from Delhi hospital; untraceable

Bhubaneswar: Joydeep Nayak, the 1991-batch Tripura cadre Odia IPS officer against whom the State vigilance has registered a case for allegedly misappropriating Rs 88 lakh, is untraceable after being discharged from Safdarjung Hospital in New Delhi yesterday. Highly placed sources said despite several attempts, vigilance officials of Odisha have failed to trace the officer, who […]

Massive reshuffle in IPS cadre

The Odisha government today effected a massive reshuffle in the Indian Police Service (IPS) cadre