Monday, 8 August, 2022
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Topic: IFS

Ex-IFS officer Talmiz Ahmad is living in the past. India-Israel ties are at an all-time high

Ex-IFS officer Talmiz Ahmad's analysis of Israeli-Indian relations is strange at best. PM Modi understood West Asia better than the Indian diplomat.

In Rahul Gandhi-Jaishankar clash on diplomats, why India’s national interest is the loser

Rahul Gandhi called India’s IFS officers ‘arrogant’, while Jaishankar called them confident. In all social media noise, the point on China got missed.

World Bank, UN, Ram Mandir panel — IAS, IFS officers from Modi’s PMO are rising & going places

Foreign secretary designate V.M. Kwatra was at PMO in Modi’s early days in the chair. ThePrint looks at how other officers from 1st Modi PMO in 2014-15 have risen in their careers.

IAS, IPS, IFS, IRS should have specific civil service entrance exams. At least discuss it

Would it not make sense if the Prelims and compulsory Mains were common to all, but service-specific papers introduced for IAS, IPS, IFS and Revenue Services?

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.

‘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.

Shubham Kumar tops UPSC civil services exam 2020, Jagrati Awasthi secures second rank

Ankita Jain got the third rank in the exam. A total of 761 candidates — 545 men and 216 women — cleared the final round of the UPSC.

2006 batch IFS officer Suresh Kumar appointed as India’s Charge d’Affaires to Pakistan

Kumar has worked as deputy secretary at the Pakistan desk in the Ministry of External Affairs and is expected to take up the assignment in Islamabad shortly.

Why India needs to bet its money on the right honey

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

No review for convicted IAS, IPS, IFS officers until final acquittal: Modi govt’s new plan

Looking to remove corrupt officers, Modi govt has proposed to introduce an amendment to the All India Service Rules, 1969.

On Camera

YourTurn

A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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