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  • 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
  • 5 ed-tech start-ups you should know about

    5 ed-tech start-ups you should know about

    Here are five test preparation platforms where aspirants can get help such as clarifying any doubt, live interactive classes, and day-wise preparation plans for the upcoming competitive exams.

    March 13, 2019
  • Dog-eat-dog bureaucracy

    Dog-eat-dog bureaucracy

    We have a bureaucracy where the honest feel dejected and most of the others are aligned to individual politicians and factions. The mass transfer of bureaucrats and police officers on every change of regime, is proof of this fact. If more proof is needed, the ugly confrontation between police officers of West Bengal and the CBI would convince readers of the veracity of this proposition.

    February 15, 2019
  • From the IAS into political fire

    From the IAS into political fire

    What does an angry young Kashmiri IAS officer do after he quits a secure tenured job in the government in protest against “unabated killings’’ in his home state?

    January 16, 2019
  • IAS topper Shah Faesal resigns: Union Minister Jitendra Singh says move lacks conviction; Omar Abdullah retorts

    IAS topper Shah Faesal resigns: Union Minister Jitendra Singh says move lacks conviction; Omar Abdullah retorts

    Omar Abdullah said, “Dr Sahib Shah Faesal’s father was killed by militants but I don’t expect you to bother to educate yourself before you speak. No one more than Faesal knows the pain & suffering militancy & violence have brought upon Kashmir & its people.”

    January 10, 2019
  • World will notice Faesal’s cry of anguish, defiance: P Chidambaram

    World will notice Faesal’s cry of anguish, defiance: P Chidambaram

    Attacking the Modi government, Faesal said, “I wish to remind the regime of the day that subversion of public institutions like RBI, CBI, and NIA has the potential to decimate the Constitutional edifice of this country and it needs to be stopped."

    January 10, 2019
  • Lateral entry: UPSC should handle appointments, says search panel

    Lateral entry: UPSC should handle appointments, says search panel

    The search panel has said it has 'no clue' on how to select bureaucrats

    August 6, 2018