Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

Topic: IAS officers

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

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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.
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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...

AAP government calls off dharna, agitationist Kejriwal has few arrows left in his quiver

At the heart of Kejriwal’s revival of politics of agitation is his political untouchability with respect to the Congress.
AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal

After Kejriwal’s assurance on security, Delhi officers open to discussions

Delhi officers say that they look forward to concrete interventions for their security and dignity.
PM Narendra Modi shakes hands with Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu as Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Kerela CM Pinarayi Vijayan | PTI

Delhi needs an ‘intervention’, and it may be the end of good times for Mallya

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Twitter’s apology a cop out or was CEO Jack Dorsey wrong to hold Brahmin-patriarchy poster?

A photo of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey holding a poster that said ‘Smash Brahminal Patriarchy’ triggered social media outrage after Right-wing ideologues called it ...