Tag: Civil servants

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  • ‘India doesn’t need CAA, NPR,’ says open letter by 100 ex-civil servants

    ‘India doesn’t need CAA, NPR,’ says open letter by 100 ex-civil servants

    The former civil servants said that worrying reports are already coming in of people in different parts of India rushing in panic to obtain the necessary birth documents.

    January 10, 2020
  • A retired bureaucrat speaks

    A retired bureaucrat speaks

    The tongue-in-cheek title of the book that has nothing to do with the tiger or hunting is indicative of the author’s sense of wit that has enlivened the whole narrative. The strength of the book lies in its attempt to capture this involved process. The elegance of prose makes the intricate mechanism of governance interesting to the reader... A review

    October 6, 2019
  • Festering discord

    Festering discord

    Could there be a more scathing indictment of Mr Modi’s brand of governance (the fulminations of Rahul Gandhi are a comparative pinprick) than the former civil servants making bold to declare.

    December 21, 2018
  • Need for recruitment reforms

    Need for recruitment reforms

    Union Public Service Commission, responsible for the employment and selection of civil servants, must adopt a holistic system to judge intellectual, administrative, and behavioural characteristics of an individual.

    August 10, 2018
  • President asks probationary civil servants to ensure India’s inclusive growth

    President asks probationary civil servants to ensure India’s inclusive growth

    He also call upon each probationary officers to nurture a spirit of innovation in them to transform into solution providers in the midst of challenges. 

    July 11, 2018
  • Civil Services Day is an occasion of appreciation, introspection: PM Modi

    Civil Services Day is an occasion of appreciation, introspection: PM Modi

    PM Narendra Modi described the Prime Minister's Award as a step towards motivating civil servants, and congratulated the awardees.

    April 21, 2018
  • Prosperity of people should be objective of civil servants: PM

    Prosperity of people should be objective of civil servants: PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that civil servants’ objective should be ensuring prosperity of people, and asked the new batch at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration which trains new IAS and other services’ officers to imbibe this value. Addressing over 360 Officer Trainees of the 92nd Foundation Course at LBSNAA …

    October 27, 2017
  • Where danger lurks

    Where danger lurks

    Karnataka is not a safe place for honest civil servants. They are transferred from one uninteresting post to another and denied facilities they are entitled to. If they do not mend their ways they can meet with mysterious death. Whether the BJP is in power or the Congress, the civil servants are constant and they …

    May 31, 2017
  • Scaling the Summit

    Scaling the Summit

    It has been an eventful three years for the NDA Government. While there may be differences on how it scored, there is no denying its actionpacked look and feel. At the critical mid-point juncture, moving towards the idea of “New India” is being seriously contemplated. Civil servants have been advised to reorient and align themselves …

    May 25, 2017
  • Saudi King reverses public sector pay cuts

    Saudi King reverses public sector pay cuts

    Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud on Sunday reinstated bonuses and special allowances for civil servants and military personnel that was cut in September when oil revenues were low. The King signed a decree which said the pay cuts for ministers and government employees – the first in the country, where about two-thirds …

    April 23, 2017