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PMO overhaul

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reshuffled his office during the Covid-19 crisis. His Private Secretary Rajeev Topno, the 1996-batch IAS officer of the...

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Hole in Pocket

Covid-19 has without doubt created havoc in India. It has impacted even those government servants, MPs, and MLAs who normally steer clear of...

JK map
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KAS : Murmu’s Challenge

Girish Chand Murmu, a 1985-batch IAS (retd) officer of the Gujarat cadre, the first Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Jammu and...

red tepism
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Red tapism prevails

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had sought details about movement of files, particularly those files pending in the offices of Cabinet Ministers for three...

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Tackling Covid

Covid-19 has innovated a new governance model in India to tackle the national calamity. Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Chairman of National Disaster...

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Listing blues

IAS officers of the 1988 batch had been waiting for long to be empanelled as Secretary Level. It should have been done in...

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Petronet largesse

What happens when a Chairman and Managing Director of a Public Sector Undertaking distribute largesse to their near and dear ones? Managing Director...

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Yogi: No time for UP IAS week

The IAS Association of Uttar Pradesh was clueless when Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath refused to give time for the annual...

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Running with lateral entry!

If one observes the trends of recruitment by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), it appears the government intends to focus more on...

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Importance of sons-in-law

If you are a top ranking civil servant and happen to be the son-in-law of a Supreme Court judge, then imagine the guest...