Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
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Topic: IAS

Interactive sessions, experts as mentors: Your guide to Bengaluru’s top IAS coaching platforms

A list of the best IAS coaching institutes in the city, where one can start and improve his/her preparation to get success in the UPSC civil services exam.

‘Embrace it’: 17 IPS retirees back govt move to remove state veto on its request for IAS officers

Open letter by ‘Track The Truth’ comes days after another group of retired civil servants criticised the government’s proposed amendment to IAS (Cadre) Rules.

Opposition uproar in Parliament over Modi govt IAS cadre rule change, BJD calls it ‘dangerous’

BJD, usually a friendly party to the BJP in Parliament, joined other Opposition parties in raising a red flag over the issue. It urged the Centre to 'revisit' the proposal immediately.

AIS cadre rules issue is neither complex nor controversial. Here’s what you are missing

Time has perhaps come to amend All India Services Cadre Rules, and make central posting mandatory for a specified period. But only through spirit of federalism.

States should retain veto on Centre’s request for IAS officers, retired civil servants say

Constitutional Conduct Group says proposed amendments to cadre rules of three AIS hit at 'very core of constitutional scheme of Indian federalism'. Some civil servants back the change.

SP-BJP tit-for-tat moves in UP show ideology is fungible for leaders

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Bid to break ‘IAS monopoly’? Forest service officer named MHA additional secretary in rare move

B.V. Umadevi, a 1987-batch Chhattisgarh-cadre IFoS officer, has been posted as an additional secretary in MHA. Govt officers also point to a crunch of IAS officers at the Centre.

Not just Gujarat: Modi’s star IAS, IPS, IFS officers earned spurs under PM Manmohan

Vini Mahajan's appointment as secretary in Jal Shakti Ministry is among a string that questions criticism that Modi relies almost exclusively on confidants he worked with as Gujarat CM.

Who’s stopping an Indian Medical Service? The govt — it thinks IAS officers are enough

Currently, IAS officers are in charge of a district's issues, and their education excludes medical knowledge. It's why we need an IMS.

‘Never knew it happens like this’: Twitter mocks Tamil movie clip on civil service allotment

A clip from the movie Saamy 2 has gone viral as users express amusement over a seemingly inaccurate depiction of the civil services academy and its service allotment process.

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For BJP, Gyanvapi is like Babri. It’ll swing elections but take India back to a dark past

Secular Indians are mistaken if they think that the Place of Worship Act will prevent masjid-mandir controversies from proliferating. It is proved wrong every day.

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.

Defence

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.
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