IAS OFFICER

  • 'I'm not a liar, can't live without you,' IAS officer DK Ravi allegedly wrote to his female colleague 5 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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....
  • Odisha IAS officer arrested in recruitment scam November 7, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: The anti-corruption vigilance wing arrested an IAS officer on the charge of irregularities in the recruitment of Revenue Inspectors and Amins when he was collector of Balangir district. Debraj Mishra, who was placed under suspension in September last after prime facie evidences were received against him, was arrested from...
  • Mysore: Female IAS officer attacked after government official's alleged suicide October 16, 2014

    Mysore: In a shocking incident in Mysore, a female IAS officer was attacked after an employee was found dead. The attacked officer, Rashmi Mahesh, is the Director-General of the Administrative Training Institute. She was attacked by a group over the suicide of an employee. The group claimed that the employee...
  • Ten IAS officers transferred in Bihar in an administrative reshuffle October 7, 2014

    Patna: In a minor administrative reshuffle, the Bihar government transferred eight IAS officials and released two others for Central deputation, an official notification said. Sunil Kumar, who is an additional member of the Revenue Board with additional charge of inter-departmental enquiry commissioner, has made posted as Munger Divisional Commissioner and...
  • Illegal mining: SC dismisses Tamil Nadu government's plea against probe officer September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In a setback to the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the state's plea against the appointment of IAS officer U Sagayam to probe illegal mining in the state. Earlier, the Madras High Court had appointed a committee headed by Sagayam to probe illegal sand and...
  • 77 IAS officers transferred in Madhya Pradesh August 8, 2014

    In a major administrative reshuffle, Madhya Pradesh government has transferred 77 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, including two divisional commissioners and 24 district collectors, a senior official said on Friday. The transfer orders were issued by the General Administration Department after midnight following long discussions between Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan...
  • Pradeep Kasni, 6 other IAS officers transferred by Haryana government August 6, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana IAS officer Pradeep Kasni was transferred by the state government on Tuesday. Kasni had questioned appointments of commissioners to two commissions by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Six other IAS officers were also transferred by the Haryana government. Administrative Reforms Department secretary Kasni has been posted as the Administrator...