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Friendship Day: An IAS Officer Recollects His Childhood Friend

Friendship Day: An IAS Officer Recollects His Childhood Friend

Can there be eternal friendships in our otherwise transient lives? How could I then forget all about my childhood friend, Dinesh?

07 August 2022
CBI Files Charge Sheet Against Gujarat Cadre IAS Officer For ‘Bribery' In Issuing Arms Licences

CBI Files Charge Sheet Against Gujarat Cadre IAS Officer For ‘Bribery' In Issuing Arms Licences

The agency has also named in the charge sheet Rafiq Memon, owner of a private firm who was an alleged accomplice of Rajesh, a former collector of Surendranagar...

21 July 2022

Initial Response To Amarnath Cloudburst Kept Death Toll Low: IAF Officer

Air Commodore Pankaj Mittal said a major part of the rescue and relief operations was over and the area should be good enough to be opened for normal...

Jharkhand Govt Suspends IAS Officer Accused Of Sexually Harassing IIT Student

Jharkhand Govt Suspends IAS Officer Accused Of Sexually Harassing IIT Student

IAS officer Syed Riaz Ahmed was arrested on Tuesday and was sent to two weeks of judicial custody by a court.

08 July 2022

Parameswaran Iyer Appointed New Niti Aayog CEO

The personnel ministry order said Iyer's appointment has been made on the same terms and conditions as were applicable for Kant. Iyer had taken voluntary...

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01 July 2022
Nomad’s Diary: An IAS Officer Tries To Find The Meaning Of Home

Nomad’s Diary: An IAS Officer Tries To Find The Meaning Of Home

At times I feel sad and uprooted. But more often than not, I feel liberated, knowing well that I am not tied to any one place like my mother is.


13 June 2022
Becoming An IAS: Trials And Travails Of An Aspiring Civil Servant

Becoming An IAS: Trials And Travails Of An Aspiring Civil Servant

For the student from the Hindi heartland, the civil services remain the peak of redemption from their mundane existence, and life away from home in Delhi...


27 May 2022
Delhi IAS Transfer: Posting To Ladakh Not Meant For 'Punishment', Say J&K And Ladakh Politicians

Delhi IAS Transfer: Posting To Ladakh Not Meant For 'Punishment', Say J&K And Ladakh Politicians

A senior IAS officer was transferred to Ladakh after he was reported to walk his dog in a stadium in Delhi after shutting out athletes.


26 May 2022
State-Run Sports Facilities In Delhi Directed To Stay Open Till 10 pm: Sisodia

State-Run Sports Facilities In Delhi Directed To Stay Open Till 10 pm: Sisodia

The direction comes following a media report that the Thyagraj Stadium was being closed for sports activities earlier than usual so that an IAS officer could...


07 May 2022
Farewell, Madhav Godbole : What His Life Teaches Us

Farewell, Madhav Godbole : What His Life Teaches Us

Madhav Godbole's life is testimony that honest and efficient civil servants should keep a measured profile and maintain a dignified stance even in adversity


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05 May 2022
The Man Who Thinks On His Feet: Meet PM Modi's New Advisor From Himachal

The Man Who Thinks On His Feet: Meet PM Modi's New Advisor From Himachal

Himachal Pradesh cadre's top IAS officer Tarun Kapoor brings his vast experience from petroleum to renewable and green energy to his new role in PMO.


03 May 2022
Does Shah Faesal’s Exit Mark End Of Kashmir’s ‘Experiment’ With Alternative Politics?

Does Shah Faesal’s Exit Mark End Of Kashmir’s ‘Experiment’ With Alternative Politics?

In March 2019, when Faesal launched his political party, Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement, the bureaucrat had compared himself to the likes of Sheikh...


23 April 2022
IAS, RAS Officers Arrested In Bribery Case: ACB

IAS, RAS Officers Arrested In Bribery Case: ACB

The accused had been demanding a bribe of Rs 16 lakh to allow smooth construction work, said an ACB official.


11 February 2022
Man Hit By Car, Dragged On Bonnet For Over 100 Metres; Retired IAS Officer's Son Held

Man Hit By Car, Dragged On Bonnet For Over 100 Metres; Retired IAS Officer's Son Held

The injured man, Anand Vijay Mandelia (37), is a city-based businessman and is being treated at the Max Super Specialty Hospital.


10 February 2022
States Not Sponsoring Adequate IAS Officers For Central Deputation: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

States Not Sponsoring Adequate IAS Officers For Central Deputation: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

In a written reply to Rajya Sabha, he said the extant IAS (Cadre) Rules, 1954 contain provisions for central deputation of Indian Administrative Service (IAS)...


09 February 2022
Why An Ex-IAS Officer’s Daughter Was Denied Lecturer Job Despite Foreign Degree

Why An Ex-IAS Officer’s Daughter Was Denied Lecturer Job Despite Foreign Degree

The case brings to light the significance of checking the ranking of global universities before seeking admission


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22 January 2022
Gehlot Writes To PM Modi Against Change In Deputation Rule For IAS Officers

Gehlot Writes To PM Modi Against Change In Deputation Rule For IAS Officers

He said that the proposed change was going to affect the spirit of cooperative federalism.


21 January 2022
Centre Claims States Are Not Providing Sufficient IAS Officers For Central Deputation

Centre Claims States Are Not Providing Sufficient IAS Officers For Central Deputation

The DoPT has recently proposed changes in the IAS (Cadre) Rules, 1954, that will take away the power of states to override New Delhi’s request for seeking...


23 November 2021
HPSC Recruitment Scam: Surjewala Demands High Court Monitored Probe By SIT

HPSC Recruitment Scam: Surjewala Demands High Court Monitored Probe By SIT

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Tuesday demanded that the alleged irregularities in an HPSC recruitment be probed by a special investigation team...


05 October 2021
J&K Govt Removes Baseer Ahmad Khan As Advisor To Lt Governor

J&K Govt Removes Baseer Ahmad Khan As Advisor To Lt Governor

His removal from the post came all of a sudden and the reasons behind it were not immediately known.


11 September 2021
Farmers Call Off Protest In Karnal As Haryana Govt Orders Probe Into Aug 28 Incident

Farmers Call Off Protest In Karnal As Haryana Govt Orders Probe Into Aug 28 Incident

The probe will be conducted by a retired judge, Haryana Additional Chief Secretary Devender Singh told the media in Karnal and it will be completed within a...


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