Thursday, 17 January, 2019

Topic: IAS officers

Latest news on IRS |

Older IAS entrants tend to have lower performance levels, says a global study

Research by scholars from University of Chicago, UC Berkeley and London School of Economics backs Niti Aayog suggestions for civil services.
Graphic by Arindam Mukherjee |

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.
File image of HC Gupta | Twitter

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.

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.
Illustration by Soham Sen

How a woman who couldn’t go to IIT because she got married became ISRO’s top engineer

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Protests staged by people against police raids at the premises of activists and their subsequent arrests | PTI

48 former IAS officers urge Modi to speak up on the arrest of 5 activists

The retired officials have called the sudden arrests of five activists as the “most brazen display of coercive authority by the state yet”.    New ...
Retired IAS officer Dr Chandra Pal |

Retired IAS officer takes the government to court over lateral entry move

Former MSME secretary has alleged the decision will lead to ‘favouritism’ and may be exploited by ‘profit-driven’ business houses.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at a rally

Modi govt is very ‘unstable’ for top IAS secretaries, transfers them too often and abruptly

Finance, HRD, I&B, WCD ministries have their fifth secretaries in Modi govt’s 4 years, home and health on fourth.
Aruna Sharma

Protect IAS officers from ‘fake complaints’, top bureaucrat urges Modi government

Steel secretary Aruna Sharma writes to govt to create mechanism of compensation for officials who are wronged by such complaints.
Latest news on Anil Swarup

My friend told me the coal sector was like ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’: Former secy Anil Swarup

IAS officer Anil Swarup on the mafia in the education and coal sector, and the need for renovations in civil service exams. New Delhi: As Anil Swar...
ranjan gogoi

SC judges elevation row: Collegium still opaque under CJI Gogoi or is this an aberration?

CJI Ranjan Gogoi-led Collegium’s decision to overturn the elevation of Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Rajendra Menon to the Supreme Court and instead rec...