Friday, 2 December, 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

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

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

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.