IAS OFFICERS

  • Delhi Police Crime Branch foils murder plot inside Tihar jail, arrests suspended IAS officer Sanjeev Kumar 3 days ago

    Delhi Police Crime Branch on Friday foiled a murder plot that was inside Tihar Jail. The crime branch has arrested a suspended IAS officer - Sanjeev Kumar for allegedly conspiring to murder his friend Mustafa Khan. ...
  • Suspended Haryana IAS officer plans his friend's murder from inside Tihar Jail, Delhi Police foils it 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Suspended Haryana cadre IAS officer Sanjeev Kumar's alleged plan to get his friend killed has been foiled by the Delhi Police Crime Branch. Sanjeev Kumar had allegedly the plan from inside the Tihar Jail while he was in judicial custody in connection with the Junior Basic Teachers recruitment...
  • CBI registers preliminary enquiry into the mysterious death of Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday registered preliminary enquiry into the mysterious death of Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi, sources said. The Karnataka government on April 6 had sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case after the agency returned the earlier one. According to sources,...
  • CBI likely to register case in IAS officer DK Ravi death case: Sources April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) is likely to register a case in IAS officer DK Ravi death case, sources said. Department of Personnel & Training(DoPT) on Thursday issued a notification to CBI. The Karnataka government on April 6 had sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case...
  • Centre okays CBI probe in IAS officer Ravi's death case April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Centre on Monday gave its nod for a CBI probe into the mysterious death of IAS officer DK Ravi after Karnataka government fell in line and sent a fresh notification without any time limit. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) issued a notification to pave way for...
  • Karnataka government re-issues order for CBI probe in IAS officer DK Ravi death case April 6, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Monday sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case of IAS officer DK Ravi after the agency returned the earlier one. According to sources, while returning the order, the CBI had said that the scope of investigation cannot be decided by state...
  • 'I'm not a liar, can't live without you,' IAS officer DK Ravi allegedly wrote to his female colleague March 27, 2015

    Bengaluru: In a major breakthrough in Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi death case, police sources claim that he might have committed suicide due to crisis in his personal life. According to the Whatsapp messages accessed by the police, Ravi was in love with one of his female colleagues. "After you hear...
  • Karnataka government's flip-flop on DK Ravi an avoidable embarrassment March 25, 2015

    Ever since the Congress fared poorly in the Lok Sabha elections from Karnataka, its government in the state has been stumbling from one crisis to another. The latest imbroglio is the shoddy way in which the investigation into the unfortunate death of a young IAS officer was handled. This episode...
  • CBI inquiry in DK Ravi's death case should have been ordered earlier: Law Minister Sadanand Gawda March 24, 2015

    IAS officer DK Ravi was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his flat in Bengaluru on March 16, with police suspecting it to be prima facie a case of suicide. ...
  • Is it appropriate to pursue hearing on IAS officer case: Karnataka High Court March 23, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court on Monday wondered whether it would be appropriate for it to pursue the hearing on the "unnatural death" of IAS officer DK Ravi after the government has decided to handed over the case to CBI. "The state government has handed over the...
  • Savvy media: The twisting tale of two IAS officers March 23, 2015

    He, an honest IAS officer. She, an honest IAS officer. Young. In their thirties. Barely into the fifth year of the Indian Administrative Service. Mates of Batch 2009. There was more. Naturally. He took on the land mafia in Karnataka. He was their scourge. He untiringly tried to unearth...
  • Karnataka CM is behaving like a dictator, alleges Yeddyurappa March 23, 2015

    Opposition parties have been blaming the Karnataka CM for delay in handing over IAS offcer DK Ravi's death case to the CBI. "The CM was behaving like a dictator, people have taught him a lesson, I will demand home minister's resignation and also benefits to be given to Ravi's family,"...
  • Karnataka government bows down to pressure, agrees to CBI probe into IAS officer DK Ravi's death March 23, 2015

    Bengaluru: Facing pressure from all quarters in the death case of Indian Administrative Service officer DK Ravi, the Karnataka government on Monday agreed to a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation. Speaking in the Assembly, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that nobody's death should not be politicised. "Opposition is making...
  • Even a CBI probe won't ensure closure in DK Ravi case March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Even as the chorus for a CBI probe grows louder into the DK Ravi case, it is incumbent upon us, to verify how much of it is genuinely motivated by a sense of justice for the young officer and how much of it is nothing but cynical politics...
  • 'Truth shall prevail', says woman IAS officer on DK Ravi's death March 23, 2015

    Bengaluru: The woman IAS officer linked to late Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi has put up a post on her Facebook profile saying 'Truth shall prevail'. The woman IAS officer is DK Ravi's batchmate and police sources claimed that Ravi committed suicide following a failed love affair with her. Her husband...
  • Late Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi's wife hospitalised in Bengaluru due to stress March 21, 2015

    Bengaluru: Amidst outrage over the mysterious death of an upright IAS officer DK Ravi in Karnataka, the officer's wife Kusuma has been hospitalised due to exhaustion and stress. Kusuma's father said she fell ill after reading newspaper reports on her personal life. Her father also said that they will be filing...
  • Sonia Gandhi and IAS officers Association demand CBI probe into IAS officer DK Ravi death case March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Amidst outrage over the mysterious death of an upright IAS officer DK Ravi in Karnataka, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and IAS officers Association have demanded CBI probe into the case. Sonia Gandhi asked Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to hand over the inquiry into the incident to CBI. "The Congress President...
  • Pune: IAS officer arrested for raping, molesting minor girls March 20, 2015

    Pune: A 58-year-old IAS officer has been arrested for allegedly raping and molesting four minor girls, police said on Friday. M H Sawant, the Director General of Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research, lived in Shivajinagar here and sometimes visited his father-in-law's flat near a school at Hingane Khurd. Sawant used...
  • IAS officer death: State government dodges CBI probe March 19, 2015

    The Karnataka government is not bowing down to any pressure in the mysterious death case of IAS officer DK Ravi. State Home Minister KJ George on Thursday said no to a probe by Central Bureau of Investigation in the death case. ...
  • A precious and promising life lost –-A fellow IAS officer remembers DK Ravi March 19, 2015

    Even after three days of DK Ravi's unnatural death, the intensity of the shock and sadness refuses to go away. At the age of 43, and after seeing so many natural & unnatural deaths, and postmortems, death doesn't jolt me. But, this did. Is it because, I know him and interacted...
  • IGP CID Mohanty probing IAS officer DK Ravi death case won't be transferred: Karnataka DGP March 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: IGP CID Pronab Mohanty will continue to supervise investigation into the death of IAS officer DK Ravi. He will not be relieved of his duties as IGP CID and chief investigating officer in the case as ordered earlier. "His transfer was decided 15 days ago. Not linked to present...
  • IAS officer DK Ravi's family protest outside Karnataka Assembly demanding CBI probe into his death March 19, 2015

    Two days after the body of IAS officer DK Ravi was found hanging in his house, his parents sat in protest outside the Karnataka secretariat demanding a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into his mysterious death. The state government has also transferred the probing officer CID IG Pronab...
  • IAS officers sign online petition for CBI probe in DK Ravi's death case March 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: Amidst rising public anger over the mysterious death of upright IAS officer DK Ravi, several IAS officers in Karnataka have signed an online petition addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking a CBI probe into the matter. The signature campaign is being undertaken by "Uttishta Bharatha", a voluntary trust, which...
  • Autopsy rules out foul play, Karnataka transfers officer probing IAS officer DK Ravi's death March 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: Even as IAS officer DK Ravi's family is demanding a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into his mysterious death, according to the autopsy there were no external injuries on the body and no signs to indicate foul play. According to police sources, DK Ravi's phone data is being...
  • Bengaluru: IAS officer DK Ravi's parents threaten suicide if their demands are not met March 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: IAS officer DK Ravi's parents on Wednesday threatened to suicide if their demands are not met and demanded Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's address to their concern. The deceased officer's family broke its silence with his father demanding a CBI probe, saying Ravi was not the kind of person who...
  • Late Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi's family demands CBI probe into his death March 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: Shock and anger over the death of Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi continues with his father-in-law Hanumantharayappa backing calls for a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the case. While denying reports that DK Ravi could have committed suicide, Hanumantharayappa confirmed that he did ask the Chief...
  • MLAs sleep inside Karnataka Assembly during discussion on IAS officer's death March 17, 2015

    Bengaluru: Even as heated scenes were witnessed inside the Karnataka Assembly over the mysterious death of an upright IAS officer, two MLAs were busy sleeping in the House. The MLAs who were caught snoozing were Higher Education Minister RV Deshpande and Forest Minister B Ramanath Rai. The issue of death of...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 28, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena drops a political bomb, says drop 'secularism' from preamble January 28, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party led government at the Centre is facing yet another controversy after its ally Shiv Sena said it wants the words 'socialist' and 'secular' removed from the Preamble of the Constitution of India. ...
  • A quick guide to 'preacher' IAS officer Umashankar case January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: An IAS officer has kicked up a row in Tamil Nadu. C Umashankar, a 51 year old IAS officer has been accused of preaching Christianity at public places. Taking a strong exception to this, the Tamil Nadu government has ordered him not to hold any public religious meetings....