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Central Armed Police Forces should continue to be headed by IPS officials

The Central Armed Police Forces are primarily a reserve resource for supporting state police. The leadership provided by the IPS to five of the BSF, ITBP, SSB, CISF and CRPF, is now being questioned.

Policeman, train thyself

Even without political support, there is much the police leadership can do to reform itself, and create a force suitable for a democracy. The failure of everyday performance and emergency response and the strictures and censure that follow should have compelled the leadership to take active steps yet much has been left unattended.


Meet Assam's new DGP: A Fulbright scholar, Sahitya Akademi award winner and IIT Doctorate

A 1985-batch IPS officer from the Assam-Meghalaya cadre, Saikia is a Fulbright scholar in community leadership from Pennsylvania University and winner of numerous literary awards.

Govt to Supreme Court: Won’t take officials from forces in IPS through exams

The government has submitted in its affidavit to the court that besides being in favour of scrapping the policy altogether, it also does not wish to take in those who have already cleared these exams.

Physical fitness to be made a criterion for IPS promotion: Government

"The government of India is considering to amend the relevant rules to incorporate the criteria of physical fitness as a mandatory measure for promotion of IPS officers to various grades in IPS," Kiren Rijiju said.

Appraisals go online for IPS officers now

In the past, officers used to document their performance report in writing.


IPS officer’s father brutally killed in Latur

The incident took place between Monday night and Tuesday morning.

Over 900 posts of IPS officers lying vacant: MHA

As per the data, the highest number of IPS vacancies was in Uttar Pradesh at 114 of the sanctioned strength of 517, followed by West Bengal with 88 posts vacant of a sanctioned strength of 347.

Sardar Patel’s police force

National security needs that led him to press for the IPS are as alive as ever

2006 train blasts case: MCOCA court concludes trial, reserves judgment

The deposition made by witnesses runs into around 5,500 pages.