Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicCivil servants

Topic: civil servants

Interim budget allocates over Rs 240 crore for civil servants’ training in India & abroad

The money has been allocated to the Department of Personnel and Training for augmenting necessary infrastructure for the same.  New Delhi: Over Rs 240 crore...

Below a civil servant’s dignity to apply for a post-retirement job: Former IAS Anil Swarup

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Unethical for IAS officers to join politics ahead of polls or do they make for good netas?

Senior Odisha-cadre IAS officer Aparajita Sarangi, who had sought voluntary retirement in September, joined the BJP last week. Joining the party just before the...

More & more IAS & IPS officers are retiring early to join politics – just before elections

While many ex-bureaucrats & diplomats have succeeded in politics before, this phenomenon of joining parties just before elections has grown in recent times.

User-friendly doormats to safe players: The many types of public servants in India

It's a tragedy that inefficiency and non-accountability overtake many at incredibly fast pace after the initial grand entry.

One of India’s oldest IAS officers says civil servants today need to be more patient

Sardar Saran Singh, 95, speaks about how things have changed for the civil service in the 71 years since independence.

Good intentions, bad HR practice: Inducting civil service aspirants into the armed forces

If the armed forces are restructured on modern lines, it will enable them to undertake the complex multiple tasks that is expected of them, with lesser manpower.

Our Indian Feudal Service

The Devyani Khobragade case is complex as it involves 3 tricky factors: class, caste and caste. This, because in caste hierarchy of sarkar-i-hind, the highest caste of all is the Indian Foreign Service.

On Camera

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File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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.
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