Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicIndian Administrative Service

Topic: Indian Administrative Service

Chief secys galore in Haryana as 7 1991-batch IAS officers promoted, taking total to 20

Ashok Khemka, Vineet Garg, Anil Malik, G. Anupama, Apoorva Kumar Singh made addl chief secys. 2 officers on deputation, Shrikant Walgad & Abhilaksh Likhi, given proforma promotions.

As UPSC prep goes digital once more, here’s a look at the best online IAS coaching institutes

Plutus IAS, Yojna IAS,, and Kautilya IAS are among the best institutes offering IAS coaching and career guidance through online platforms.

States can’t veto Delhi request for IAS officers, Modi govt proposes & sparks a row

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee has already written a letter of protest to PM Modi against proposed amendments to IAS (Cadre) Rules. Other Opposition-ruled states could follow.

How civil servants tackle retirement phobia—take up service extensions and live in luxury

With former IAS Durga Mishra and DGP Abhay in news for post-retirement services, what civil servants do after their term is back in debate.

Modi govt sets ball rolling for DS Mishra to be new UP chief secy, 3 days before his retirement

Ahead of UP polls, Union Housing Secy Durga Shankar Mishra has been repatriated to home cadre for ‘proposed appointment' as CS. This has created a buzz in bureaucratic circles.

Want to crack the IAS entrance exams? Make it happen with the best coaching centres in Delhi

Online coaching for the civil services entrance exam has become popular, especially since the Covid outbreak. Here's a list of the best centres in Delhi.

50% IAS, IFS recruits are children of govt servants. But this is a story of their merit

Of the civil servants who have taken the foundation course at LBSNAA since 2014, at least 50% come from families with a govt service background, data shows.

Red tape be damned, Modi is creating a new bureaucracy tailored to his vision

PM Narendra Modi has begun reaching out directly to officers, keeping tabs on their performance, and setting goals, for better implementation of his policies.

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Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.