(News) Ex-Delhi Police Chief B. S. Bassi Appointed as UPSC
Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi has been appointed to the Union Public
Service Commission, the central body that is in charge of civil services exams.
Mr Bassi ended a controversial term as chief of Delhi Police in February.
He was reportedly interested in a senior role in the country's top anti-graft
agency, the Central Information Commission, but was dropped as a candidate
because of strong opposition by the Congress.
The committee that appoints Information Commissioners is headed by the Prime
Minister, and includes the Congress Leader Mallikarjun Kharge and Finance
Minister Arun Jaitley.
In his tenure as the Delhi Police boss, Mr Bassi clashed frequently with
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who accused him of operating as "a BJP agent"
who was committed to undermining the Delhi government upon the orders of the