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‘No malafide intention’: How CBI’s case against former coal secretary HC Gupta fell apart

CBI levelled several charges against H.C. Gupta in a corruption case related to the allocation of a Chhattisgarh-based coal block, but couldn’t prove any.
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IAS Association activates idle welfare fund to help colleagues fight coal scam taint

The IAS Association has thrown its weight behind former coal secretary H.C. Gupta and two others convicted in the coal block allocation scam.
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The dreaded, dead law under which three IAS officers have been convicted in coal scam

Government servants have lashed out at the conviction of IAS officer H.C. Gupta and two others under Section 13(1)(d)(iii) of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
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Coal scam convict HC Gupta’s son wants to be an ‘upright’ IAS officer just like his father

HC Gupta’s son Sarthak says his father’s legal tribulations over the coal scam have been ‘disheartening’, but he is driven to enter the IAS.
North Block and South Block on Raisina Hill | Manisha Mandal/ThePrint

India needs Reforms 2.0 to save both bureaucracy and good IAS officers like H.C. Gupta

Hope that the judiciary wakes up to the travesty of convicting good civil servants like H.C. Gupta.
Coal being loaded in Chandwa, Jharkhand | Representational image | Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

H.C. Gupta’s conviction in coal scam case will force IAS officers to play safe

Despite being castigated and pilloried over the years, India’s IAS officers have performed well.

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Despite Covid, China will spend more on defence in 2020 than it did last year

Actual Chinese military spending may be much higher. In 2019, China reported an official defence budget of just under $178 billion, but is estimated to have spent $261 billion.

Does Trump help or harm India’s interests when he offers to mediate with China, Pakistan?

US President Donald Trump Wednesday offered to mediate between India and China over the "raging border dispute".

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Indian and Chinese soldiers jointly celebrate the New Year 2019 at Bumla along the Indo-China border, Arunachal Pradesh

Chinese aggression in Ladakh also a message for domestic and external audience: Experts

International experts say the timing is troubling as it comes at ‘a critical phase in India's internal difficulties with the Covid-19 pandemic’.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

PM, CM, DM: India’s 3 big power centres have been exposed by one disaster

The prime minister, chief minister and district magistrate are the three engines of India’s governance, but their handling of the coronavirus pandemic is going awry.