Friday, 1 July, 2022
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Topic: civil servants

70 IRS officers get show-cause notice for not making Republic Day cards for soldiers

The IRS officer trainees were asked to explain their “utter indifference and lack of respect” towards soldiers.

10 secretaries transferred and promoted in Modi govt’s 3rd reshuffle since May 

The civil servants involved in the exercise include Higher Education Secretary R. Subhrahmanyam, Culture Secretary Arun Goel and I&B Secretary Amit Khare.

IAS, IFS officers will now be able to pursue PhD from their training academy in Mussoorie

Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration in Uttarakhand signed an MoU with IIM-Indore and will also offer other research programmes for civil servants.

IPS officers challenge govt stand on right to form association, say it reflects IAS bias

Home ministry, in reply to an RTI, told information panel the police force does not have right to form any association without permission of the central govt.

Every new IAS, IPS, IRS officer will now have to ‘adopt’ and mentor a teen for life

Modi govt has already linked 425 teenagers from Gujarat’s Kevadiya with 2019 batch civil servants. Now it plans to expand the scheme country-wide.

Ex-IAS officer Subhash Garg on bold decisions that may not have kept his bosses in good humour

Full text of a note by Subhash Garg who opted for voluntary retirement after being transferred from the finance to the power ministry.

To understand disability, Mussoorie academy’s civil servant trainees blindfolded themselves

I conducted a disability issues session for the civil servants of the 94th Foundation Class of 2019 at the training in Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration.

Modi govt to retire Central Secretariat Service officers now, 284 of them under scanner

Personnel department has listed 284 Central Secretariat Service officers for performance audit by review panel. Many are likely to be forcibly retired.

Corruption is like ‘termites’ — PM Modi justifies tough approach against civil servants

Modi govt has forcibly retired many corrupt officials since coming to power in 2014. PM says eradicating the malaise needs sustained, collective effort.

Now, IAS, IPS, IFS officers will have to deposit gifts in museum Modi govt is setting up

Just as PM & ministers’ gifts go into the ‘Toshakhana’, govt proposes a ‘gift museum’ for the ones IAS, IPS & IFS officers receive on official duty.

On Camera


PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
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.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.