Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicIRS officers

Topic: IRS officers

Modi govt plans to use IAS, IPS, IRS officers with MBBS degree in fight against Covid

Govt officials say a lot of IAS officers will be needed for Covid-response work and if they know the medical stream, it will be helpful.

IRS officers suggest 4% Covid cess, tax for super rich to help economy recover from lockdown

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Silencing the IRS — the story of Modi govt’s face-off with an elite civil service

The three IRS officers were discharged of their duties for authorising a contentious report advocating a tax hike to boost the Covid-stricken economy.

‘Can’t ensure functioning mess’ — 150 IRS trainees told to leave Nagpur academy amid lockdown

IRS trainees at National Academy of Direct Taxes in Nagpur say their leave requests weren’t heard earlier when transport was available. Official says order not mandatory.

Modi govt placates IRS officers unhappy with promotion delays, forced retirements

Delegation tells minister that at a time when corrupt IRS officers are being forced to retire, the honest ones should also be rewarded.

To understand disability, Mussoorie academy’s civil servant trainees blindfolded themselves

I conducted a disability issues session for the civil servants of the 94th Foundation Class of 2019 at the training in Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration.

312 corrupt, inefficient officials forcibly retired in last five years of Modi govt

Union minister Jitendra Singh informs Parliament that government took action after reviewing the work of 36,000 Group A and over 82,000 Group B officers.

Modi govt forcibly retires 15 more IRS officers on charges of corruption

The IRS officers retired include those of the ranks of principal commissioner, additional commissioner and deputy commissioner of CBIC.

Corruption, fraud, sexual harassment: Charges the 12 forcibly-retired IRS officers face

Twelve IRS (income tax) officers of the finance ministry were removed Monday under a rarely-used provision of civil services rules.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

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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