Civil Services

  • UPSC declares results of Civil Services Mains 11-03-2014 10:59 PM

    The results of the Civil Services (Mains) examinations were declared on Tuesday by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The written exams were held in December of last year. The successful candidates will be called for a personality test for selection to Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS),...
  • Rajasthan IAS officer's relatives threatening me and my family: Rape survivor 07-03-2014 03:39 PM

    Jaipur: A woman who was allegedly raped by an IAS officer in Jaipur, Rajasthan, has now claimed that she is being threatened. "There is immense pressure on me to withdraw the case. My family is being threatened by the accused's family," she told CNN-IBN. Rajasthan IAS officer BB Mohanty had...
  • UPSC aspirants get two more attempts to crack civil service exams 11-02-2014 08:44 AM

    New Delhi: In a good news for lakhs of civil services aspirants, the government on Monday decided to give two additional attempts with consequential age relaxation to all categories of candidates of the prestigious exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission. "The central government has approved two additional attempts to...
  • Rajasthan government suspends IAS officer accused of rape 05-02-2014 08:55 AM

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan government on Wednesday suspended a senior IAS officer accused of rape. BB Mohanty, the Chairman of the Rajasthan Civil Services Appellate Tribunal, has been accused by a woman civil services aspirant of sexually assaulting her over the past one year. Mohanty has been called for questioning by...
  • Rajasthan: Woman accuses IAS officer of rape, police fail to act 03-02-2014 08:12 AM

    Jaipur: Call it might is right. A woman civil services aspirant in Rajasthan is demanding a CBI probe after the police failed to act on her complaint against a senior IAS officer. The woman had alleged that BB Mohanty, the chairman of the Rajasthan Civil Services Appellate Tribunal, had sexually...
  • BB Mohanty rape case: Victim alleges threat to life, demands security 28-01-2014 10:53 AM

    The statement of the 22-year-old girl who accused a senior IAS officer of sexually exploiting her was recorded under section 164 of CrPCon Monday, police said.She has demanded security saying there is threat to her life. A first information report (FIR) was registered on Saturday against BB Mohanty, an additional...
  • Rape accused BB Mohanty goes into hiding, victim to record statement today 27-01-2014 09:10 AM

    The 23-year-old woman, who had accused a a senior IAS officer of raping her on the pretext of helping her in IAS exam preparations, is likely to record her statement before police on Monday. "She had not appeared for recording her statement on Sunday. She was also not available for...
  • Senior IAS officer accused of raping civil services aspirant 26-01-2014 07:54 AM

    Jaipur: A civil services aspirant has accused a senior IAS officer of raping her last year. In her complaint, the woman alleged that the officer, BB Mohanty, had called her to a place in Swej farm and raped her repeatedly on February 17 and 19 last year. "We have received...
  • JDU protests against changes in UPSC exam pattern 12-12-2013 12:40 PM

    New Delhi: Janata Dal United MPs held a protest against changes in the civic services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The MPs claimed that the changes made in the civil services exam pattern discriminates against Hindi and other national languages. The MPs protested in front of...
  • Delhi: Civil services aspirants protest outside Parliament 09-12-2013 01:23 PM

    New Delhi: Civil services aspirants on Monday protested outside Parliament demanding increase in number of attempts for UPSC exams. Security has been tightened around Parliament in the wake of this protest. "We have met various leaders including Rahul Gandhi but our demand is not being heard," said a civil services...
  • Swapna, the first transgender to take a civil services examination 02-12-2013 08:46 AM

    Chennai: Breaking the stereotype, 23-year-old Swapna has became the first transgender to appear for a civil services examination in Tamil Nadu. On December 1, Swapna, a BCA graduate from Madurai became the first transgender to take the Tamil Nadu Public Service exam. The landmark decision to allow Swapna to appear...
  • PCS (J) mains exam put on hold after HC issues stay order 27-09-2013 11:08 AM

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court on Thursday stayed the mains examination for Provincial Civil Services (Judicial), scheduled to begin on Saturday, following allegations of anomalies in the prelims question paper. The order was passed by a Division Bench, comprising Justices Rajesh Kumar and Manoj Misra, on a writ petition alleging...
  • UPSC releases sample paper on 'ethics' for civil services 13-08-2013 04:50 PM

    "What do you understand by spirit of service and commitment?" Civil services aspirants will face questions like this that will test their attitude to issues like probity in public life and problem solving approach in the paper on 'ethics, integrity and aptitude', introduced in the Mains examination from this year....
  • I am not going to divide Assam: Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi 09-08-2013 05:19 PM

    Titabor: Rejecting demands to divide Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday said all ethnic groups need to stay united. "I am not going to divide Assam. We all need to live together. Stop bandh culture and go for work culture," Gogoi exhorted. "When we are one others will fear...
  • UPSC declares Civil Services Prelims exam results 03-08-2013 10:22 PM

    New Delhi: About 16,000 candidates have successfully qualified this year's Civil Services (Preliminary) examination, results of which have been declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The UPSC has advised the qualifiers not to file any RTI applications seeking details of their marks and answer keys until the entire...
  • IAS officer Durga Nagpal's suspension unfortunate: Mani Shankar Aiyar 03-08-2013 06:21 PM

    Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Saturday said that UP IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal's suspension was an "unfortunate" episode. "It's an unfortunate incident," Aiyar said during the first annual Shiv Charan Mathur memorial Lecture on 'Decline and Fall of the Civil Services in India The Role of the Political...
  • IIT-K alumnus and civil services aspirant killed in accident 09-06-2013 10:59 PM

    New Delhi: A 26-year-old engineer and civil services aspirant was killed and an under-training Indian Police Service (IPS) officer injured after their motorbike was hit by a truck here, police said. The truck driver ran away. Karmveer was killed around 11 pm in Kashmere Gate area in central Delhi and...
  • Confidence and patience is needed to crack the IAS exam: Komal Ganatra 21-05-2013 05:20 PM

    Thirty-two-year-old Komal Ganatra from Gujarat is the only woman from the state to have cracked the UPSC exam this year. Komal Ganatra joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on how to prepare for the exam. Q. Congratulations madam for your success. Is this your 1st attempt? Did you go for...
  • Komal Ganatra, the only Gujarat woman to crack the UPSC exam this year 21-05-2013 10:19 AM

    Savarkundla: Thirty-two-year-old Komal Ganatra from Gujarat is the only woman from the state to have cracked the UPSC exam this year. After four attempts, the hard work has finally paid off. With a 591 ranking on the national merit list, she is an inspiration. But what makes Komal's feat even...
  • Meet Ruvaida, the first woman from Kupwara to crack the UPSC exam 20-05-2013 09:59 AM

    Srinagar: Twenty-six-year old doctor Ruvaida Salam has become the first woman from the Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir to have cracked the Civil Services examination. Her name is now added to the small list of youth valley icons like IAS topper Shah Faesal and cricketer Parvez Rasool. She has...
  • UPSC mulling to put civil services exam answer sheets online 16-05-2013 06:16 PM

    New Delhi: Conceding to the longstanding demand of civil service aspirants, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is mulling to put online the scanned copies of answer sheets of the candidates writing the prestigious examination. The Commission, which conducts the annual examination to select candidates for IAS, IPS and IFS...
  • Bihar: Bureaucrats provide free coaching to IAS aspirants in Naxal-affected areas 15-05-2013 11:02 PM

    Banka: Cracking the UPSC is a difficult proposition, especially for aspirants who live in Naxal-infested areas, with no access to proper coaching facilities. But all that has changed in Bihar's Banka district due to the efforts of District Magistrate Dipak Anand and his deputy Sub-Divisional Magistrate Mithilesh Mishra. Together, they...
  • Rural youth aspires more for IAS than the elite: Dr Raja Sekhar Vundru 15-05-2013 05:33 PM

    In spite of the liberalisation of the Indian economy which has opened up so many avenues of quality employment, an IAS berth still appeals to a large number of young Indians. For a select few like Manjunath, it becomes the be all and end all of their lives. Is there...
  • FTN: Youth commits suicide after UPSC result: Is the IAS still the dream of rural and small town India? 14-05-2013 11:49 PM

    An IAS aspirant committed suicide in Bangalore on Friday, upset over a "mix-up" in the Civil Services Examinations results list. ...
  • Is UPSC responsible for IAS aspirant Manjunath's death? 13-05-2013 07:51 PM

    Did a roll number mix up lead a civil services aspirant to commit suicide? The UPSC, which runs the exams, has denied the allegation and has said IAS aspirant Manjunath never made it through the preliminary test. A 24-year-old IAS aspirant Manjunath committed suicide on Friday in Bangalore after a...
  • IAS aspirant who committed suicide hadn't cleared the exam: UPSC 13-05-2013 02:17 PM

    Bangalore: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has denied the charge that the student YV Manjunath had cleared the exam. Manjunath had allegedly committed suicide on May 10, with the police stating that he was upset over a 'goof-up' in the UPSC results published in Bangalore. The UPSC Chairman has...
  • IAS aspirant suicide: Victim had contacted UPSC officials 13-05-2013 10:22 AM

    Bangalore: An IAS aspirant committed suicide in Bangalore on Friday, upset over a "mix-up" in the Civil Services Examinations results list. 24-year-old VY Manjunath was found hanging in an under-construction building near his residence in Madikeri. His family claims Manjunath had even tried to rectify "goof-up" and contacted Union Public...
  • First rank is a mix of luck, hard work: Civil Services Exam topper 04-05-2013 09:45 AM

    For the third consecutive year, a girl Haritha V Kumar has topped the prestigious Civil Services Examination 2012. ...
  • IPS probationer gets fifth rank in Civil Services exam 04-05-2013 08:22 AM

    New Delhi: Ruchika Katyal, an IPS probationer, has achieved fifth rank in the prestigious Civil Services Examination. Katyal, a 2011-batch Arunachal Pradesh Goa Mizoram Union Territories (AGMUT) cadre probationary of Indian Police Service, is undergoing training at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad. She has been sent as...
  • Woman tops civil services exam for third year in row 04-05-2013 08:01 AM

    New Delhi: For the third consecutive year, a woman has topped the prestigious Civil Services Examination 2012. Haritha V Kumar, a probationer of Indian Revenue Service (Customs and Central Excise) 2011 batch, has made it to the top slot of the coveted exam, according to the results declared on Friday...