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  • A call to serve

    A call to serve

    By the middle of the last decade, acute crisis of officers in various departments of the Union government appeared particularly in the grade of Directors. The same crisis appeared in the corresponding grades of the All-India Services. States became reluctant to spare their officers for Central deputation. Similarly, Central government departments also hesitated in sparing officers of the organized services for manning deputation posts of the Centre

    March 4, 2022
  • Cooperative federalism

    Cooperative federalism

    It has been iterated that officers would be posted on Central deputation only in consultation with the States but also been made clear that "once the number of officers to come on deputation to the Centre is fixed after mutual consultation, the Central Government should have overriding powers to get those officers"

    February 10, 2022
  • CM issues stern message to bureaucrats

    CM issues stern message to bureaucrats

    She said some senior officials pass on their work to junior officers, who in turn submit reports without checking the actual facts. “The DMs and SPs should give priority to the Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell. Providing services to people and catering to their complaints is our responsibility. Such lacunae and negligence would not be tolerated,” she said, adding that some principal secretaries work well but some don’t.

    February 4, 2022
  • State has released only 7 bureaucrats on Central service against 82 quota

    State has released only 7 bureaucrats on Central service against 82 quota

    A large number of junior officers are unhappy with the cadre management system by the Bengal government while many of their newly appointed colleagues are not getting posted as Sub Divisional Officers (SDO) for months virtually denying them scope to gather administrative experience.

    January 23, 2022
  • Ten senior bureaucrats reshuffled in Odisha

    Ten senior bureaucrats reshuffled in Odisha

    Bishnupada Sethi was appointed as School and Mass Education secretary. He was also allowed to remain in additional charge of the Commerce and Transport department and Information & Public Relation department.

    January 2, 2022
  • Bengal guv terms state bureaucrats as ‘political servants’

    Bengal guv terms state bureaucrats as ‘political servants’

    "I am disturbed by the dilution of democratic norms and values. I painfully indicate to the media that the state in which we are in is very severe and painful, known to other parts of the country. I am surprised how members of IAS and IPS including the chief secretary can be so unmindful of the constitution and the rule of law and their obligations to the governor"

    October 12, 2021
  • PM Modi greets bureaucrats on Civil Services Day; pays tribute to Sardar Patel for his contribution

    PM Modi greets bureaucrats on Civil Services Day; pays tribute to Sardar Patel for his contribution

    On this day in 1947, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, the Home Member of Parliament inaugurated the All India Services.  

    April 21, 2020
  • Govt officials with corruption charges not to get passports under new guidelines

    Govt officials with corruption charges not to get passports under new guidelines

    It is required to check the vigilance clearance of such government servants for grant of passport, said the order issued by the Personnel Ministry to secretaries of all central government departments.

    March 6, 2020
  • 71 ex-bureaucrats write to PM Modi over prosecution of 4 former officers in INX Media case

    71 ex-bureaucrats write to PM Modi over prosecution of 4 former officers in INX Media case

    They demanded that there should be a reasonable period of time after which files should not be reopened.

    October 5, 2019
  • Mining scam: CBI raids premises of three bureaucrats in Uttar Pradesh

    Mining scam: CBI raids premises of three bureaucrats in Uttar Pradesh

    Simultaneous raids by CBI teams were conducted at 12 places in Bulandshahr, Lucknow, Fatehpur, Azamgarh, Prayagraj, Noida, Gorakhour and Deoria.

    July 12, 2019
  • IAS Barun Ray takes charge of monitoring cell

    IAS Barun Ray takes charge of monitoring cell

    In view of the public outbursts, government has asked police superintendents to initiate cases on complaints of accepting cut money under Section 409 of the Indian Penal Code which calls for a maximum punishment of life imprisonment.

    July 3, 2019
  • Babus taking political plunge in Chh’garh

    Babus taking political plunge in Chh’garh

    The sudden resignation of Raipur Collector from the coveted IAS and his subsequent induction in the BJP has triggered a wave among retired and serving babus to join the two mainstream parties.

    September 4, 2018
  • Odisha bureaucrats up in arms against Dharmendra Pradhan

    Odisha bureaucrats up in arms against Dharmendra Pradhan

    Union Minister Pradhan had allegedly said that some bureaucrats were functioning like BJD party workers

    May 29, 2018
  • Delhi Assembly forms new panel to monitor bureaucrats’ behaviour, work

    Delhi Assembly forms new panel to monitor bureaucrats’ behaviour, work

    The 'House Committee on violation of protocol norms and contemptuous behaviour by government officers with MLAs' will be chaired by AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj and comprise 9 MLAs

    April 24, 2018
  • Bureaucrats take on ministers

    Bureaucrats take on ministers

    Even as the election heat intensifies in the state, bureaucrats and ministers have become the subject of controversy with a few of the upright babus not hesitating to take on the law makers. An immediate case in point relates to the Hassan district election officer and deputy commissioner, MS Rohini Sindhuri, who, unfazed by the …

    April 13, 2018
  • Gujarat shifts 67 bureaucrats

    Gujarat shifts 67 bureaucrats

    In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Gujarat government on late Monday night transferred 67 IAS officials. This is the first major reshuffle after the new BJP government has been formed. As per the notification issued by General Administration Department, the key changes are the changes of District Collectors in 21 of the state’s 33 districts, …

    April 3, 2018
  • AAP MLAs attack bureaucrats for providing ‘false’ answers

    AAP MLAs attack bureaucrats for providing ‘false’ answers

    Aam Aadmi Party MLAs on Tuesday attacked bureaucrats for providing “false” and “incomplete” written answers to Assembly questions. Following the allegations, Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel referred the matter to the Question and Reference Committee of the Assembly. Bureaucrats gave the written answers to the ministers concerned, who then presented them in the Assembly. Of …

    March 20, 2018