D. R. Kaarthikeyan

Updated on: 08.01.2014

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  • President of Life Positive magazine
  • Former Director of Central Bureau of Investigation

Life Positive magazine about D. R. Kaarthikeyan:

A man of magnanimouspersonality, D. R. Kaarthikeyan, is well known for his amazing "Life List" of accomplishments. He has held many prestigious positions in the democratic framework of our country. He was the Chief of Investigation of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, Director-General of Central Reserve Police Force, Director of the prestigious Central Bureau of Investigation and Director General of National Human Rights Commission. In addition to his professional achievements he has also authored a bestseller 'Triumph of Truth-Rajiv Gandhi Assassination-The investigation'. He says, "Spirituality, after all, is not just about rituals and visits to places of worship, but about character building, imparting of values, responsibility, caring and sharing." Striding ahead with same cognitive belief, he accepted the responsibility of Life Positive magazine at its inception and with his accompaniment the magazine has indeed come a long way on the path of holistic and spiritual felicity.

Born in Devarayapuram, Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu, India, 1939. He has BSc. In chemistry and agriculture and BL. Later he was appointed to the elite Indian Police Service. In that capacity held several positions including District Superintendent of Police of large problematic districts, like Gulbarga, Dharwar and Belgaum, major Districts of Karnataka State in India. He was also Director of Police Academy, Mysore, Karnataka. He was Chief of Intelligence and Security of Karnataka State. He was DIG of Railway Police. He held challenging positions like Chief of Investigation of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case; Director-General of Central Reserve Police Force, the largest para-military force in India and perhaps in the entire World; Director of the prestigious Central Bureau of Investigation of India; and Director-General in the National Human Rights Commission. Mr. Kaarthikeyan authored the bestseller Triumph of Truth – Rajiv Gandhi Assassination – The Investigation. Also has published the book Human Rights – Problems and Solutions.

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