Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicCivil Services

Topic: Civil Services

Joining the Indian Army won’t make you a bad Muslim

Indian Army is one of the most secular institutions in the country and Muslims must sign up.

IAS has now become a customer service, pleasing politicians and businessmen

The new motto for the IAS seems to be: 'Customer, not the Constitution, is Supreme.'

IAS officers counter association president’s stand, say being ‘generalist’ is the strength

IAS community’s reaction comes amid a growing debate over Modi govt’s move to allow lateral entry at joint-secretary level.

Want to make central deputation for IAS officers compulsory: IAS Association president

Move is aimed at addressing the issue of falling number of IAS officers in central government departments.

What happened to students who topped CBSE ten years ago?

Being a topper helps for a while. But it also comes with added pressure to stay on top.

Weak demand makes expertise an orphan child

For many in the opposition, any decision to depart from the status quo is tantamount to the skies falling down.

The tiny ad that will stop IAS officers from believing they are superior human beings

The opening up of the civil service to qualified outsiders has brought down one of India's stoutest walls.

Lateral entry into civil services: IAS aspirants happy, IITians happier

UPSC aspirants at Delhi’s coaching hub and engineers at IIT cheered the move but also cautioned that transparency and neutrality may be compromised.

On Supreme Court roster, contentious questions on glaciers, iron ore and a government scheme

UP state civil service aspirants challenge answer key in preliminary exam; apex court reserves verdict, says can only step in when answers are 'obnoxiously...

Barbs follow NDA govt proposal to change allocation criterion for civil services

DMK working president M.K. Stalin Sunday demanded the immediate withdrawal of the proposal, calling it a move aimed at nullifying reservation for Dalits and backward classes.

On Camera


World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.