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  • ED files 5000-page charge sheet against IAS officer Pooja Singhal in money laundering case

    ED files 5000-page charge sheet against IAS officer Pooja Singhal in money laundering case

    Based on documentary evidence, statements, bank transactions and few digital evidence, the ED has named Singhal, mining officials and others as accused in the charge sheet.

    July 5, 2022
  • Makeshift repairs cannot fix the IAS

    Makeshift repairs cannot fix the IAS

    "The biggest problem with the IAS is ‘a deeply flawed system of incentives and penalties’, everyone getting ‘promoted by efflux of time’, the corrupt, lazy, and incompetent don’t get weeded out, breeding a system that promotes mediocrity and risk-aversion."

    April 18, 2022
  • The IAS saga

    The IAS saga

    Probably, the country, the bureaucracy and IAS itself would be better served if the Government leaves the IAS to its own devices and the IAS sees the non-IAS bureaucracy as colleagues, not as competitors or subordinates. Abolition of outdated rules like giving the IAS an edge of two years over other services, and of having an IAS officer as the top boss in all departments would help other services as also the IAS to realise their full potential and dispel the image of the IAS as the big banyan tree under whose shadow no plants can thrive

    April 16, 2022
  • IAS reforms vital to cement PM’s legacy

    IAS reforms vital to cement PM’s legacy

    The same with LG, Hyundai, Kia, and their goods. Which of our crony capitalists is producing goods that are sold the world over? They seem to be content with the captive market that is India. On to campaign finance reform.

    July 22, 2021
  • Prime Minister Modi to interact with IPS probationers

    Prime Minister Modi to interact with IPS probationers

    They joined the Academy on 17 December 2018 after completing their Foundation Course at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration Mussoorie and at Dr Marri Channa Reddy HRD Institute of Telangana Hyderabad with other services like IAS, IFS etc.

    September 3, 2020
  • Government launches IAS Civil List 2020, its e-version

    Government launches IAS Civil List 2020, its e-version

    The list also contains the information of IAS as per batch, cadre state, present posting, pay and allowances, education and superannuation.

    June 25, 2020
  • Senior bureaucrat AK Sharma moved out of PMO

    Senior bureaucrat AK Sharma moved out of PMO

    AK Sharma, a 1988-batch IAS of Gujarat cadre and also an Additional Secretary in the PMO has been appointed Secretary, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and will take over upon superannuation of the present incumbent Arun Kumar Panda on April 30.

    April 26, 2020
  • Punjab IAS, police officers to take 30% salary cut for 3 months

    Punjab IAS, police officers to take 30% salary cut for 3 months

    Additional chief secretary Vini Mahajan said IAS officers were unanimous in the view that it was necessary to extend all possible support to the needy in this hour of crisis.

    April 17, 2020
  • The Saturday Interview | PM and HM must reach out to citizens

    The Saturday Interview | PM and HM must reach out to citizens

    As a distinguished energy expert, he was later associated with the Asian Development Bank and the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Oxford University.

    February 8, 2020
  • The Army versus others

    The Army versus others

    The army was aware that its officers and men acted in good faith and were maltreated by the police, and hence stood by them.

    January 28, 2020
  • Jammu and Kashmir under pan-India rule on recruitment of IAS and IPS

    Jammu and Kashmir under pan-India rule on recruitment of IAS and IPS

    The status of UT came after the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution on August 5, which gave special status to the state.

    November 26, 2019
  • 22 IAS officers to curb stubble burning in Punjab

    22 IAS officers to curb stubble burning in Punjab

    The secretary, agriculture, Kahan Singh Pannu said additional chief secretary industry and commerce Vini Mahajan would monitor the activities against the burning of crop residue in Ludhiana district whereas additional chief secretary development Viswajeet Khanna had been deputed for Sangrur district.

    October 7, 2019
  • 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
  • BJP MP Anant Hegde hits out at IAS Sasikanth Senthil, calls his quitting ‘treason’

    BJP MP Anant Hegde hits out at IAS Sasikanth Senthil, calls his quitting ‘treason’

    The bureaucrat has resigned from the Indian Administrative Services on Friday, saying that “fundamental building blocks of diverse democracy are being compromised in unprecedented manner.”

    September 10, 2019
  • UP IAS officer apologises for casteist remarks on BSP leaders

    UP IAS officer apologises for casteist remarks on BSP leaders

    The incident took place on August 29, when the District Magistrate was visiting the Rampur primary school following media reports that Dalit students were made to sit separately from the upper caste children.

    September 3, 2019
  • J-K IAS officer who resigned asked to return to work

    J-K IAS officer who resigned asked to return to work

    After tendering resignation, Gopinathan had said to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution was the "right of elected government", but in democracy people have the right to respond, too.

    August 29, 2019
  • Apps to help you learn the easy way

    Apps to help you learn the easy way

    At different epochs, both students and parents have had their share of challenges regarding correct and effective ways to study to learn optimum and imbibe most effectively.

    April 16, 2019