Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicBureaucracy

Topic: bureaucracy

Ministry of all things secret: UP’s Confidential department gets fresh thrust under Yogi 2.0

Dept collects 'secret' information and intelligence inputs from police. In a first, UP govt Tuesday said it would have its own additional chief secretary-level officer in charge.

Modi govt forms DoPT panel to solve IAS crunch at Centre, members say more intake won’t fix it

According to rules, 22% of total sanctioned strength of IAS officers (1,451) is supposed to be deputed to the Centre. However, DoPT report says only 6% (445) are in place.

‘Officials don’t listen to me’, says Bihar minister as bureaucrats’ power irks Nitish’s allies

Ex-CM Jitan Ram Manhji supported minister Mukesh Sahani’s complaint in front of CM Nitish Kumar at NDA meeting Friday, in latest instalment of tussle over officials’ dominance in Bihar.

Modi govt’s policies have brought an end to Nehruvian statecraft

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Indian civil servants are expected to be karma yogis. But look at ground reality first

Surendranath Banerjee showed gaps in Indian civil services. India needs to identify the problems in its steel frame.

How did Pakistan’s “IAS” deal with lateral entry? Lessons for Modi’s India

Zulfikar Bhutto's lateral entry system demoralised the civil service and was finally discarded under the subsequent regime of General Zia-ul-Haq.

How PM Modi pulled up IAS officers 3 times in 3 weeks for slow pace of work, lacking ‘courage’

PM Modi's 'frustration' with civil servants comes after his critical assessment of their role during his motion of thanks address in Lok Sabha on 10 February.

IAS officers are not lazy ‘babus’. Time to reject the colonial slang

In his Parliament speech, PM Modi came down heavily on the ‘babu culture’ in India. But who made civil servants ‘babus’ in the first place?

Vaccines to Indo-Pacific, India and Canada are finally rising above vote bank pressures

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Chandrashekhar Azad demands roll back of lateral entry policy, threatens Parliament ‘gherao’

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad said lateral entry into civil services was unjust to those preparing to take the UPSC exam and was a violation of constitutional rights.

On Camera

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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