Monday, 5 December, 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, TheHinduZone.com, 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.

On Camera

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PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
A cashier checks Indian rupee notes inside a room at a fuel station in Ahmedabad | Reuters file image

Rupee falls to 81.75 against dollar, loss on stop losses and dollar outflows

The rupee was down 0.5% to the dollar and has been an underperformer among Asian peers. The offshore Chinese yuan was up 0.9%, leading Asian currencies higher.

Defence

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.