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In the hot seat

There was a tough battle going on to become Petroleum Secretary. It would not be wrong to say that this seemed to be...

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Eyes on World Bank post

Everybody knows how coveted posts are filled in the government, but the Department of Personnel and Training has to still complete all the...

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Freedom to airFreedom to air

The expert committee on Prasar Bharati, under the chairmanship of Sam Pitroda, has advised that Prasar Bharati should have administrative and financial autonomy....

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Craft and graft

R P Singh a 1976 batch IAS officer of the Andhra Pradesh cadre and Chairman, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), is known...

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Scams always leave a trail

Deepak Mohan Spolia, a 1976 batch IAS of AGMUT cadre and former Chief Secretary of Delhi, was hopeful that he would be retained...

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Hooda’s dilemma

The Haryana bureaucracy has been thrown into a tizzy since the day AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, now Delhi Chief Minister, offered Ashok Khemka...

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Takru’s call

The open economy seems to have opened a Pandora’s box in the Indian economy. The nationalised banks have become a breeding den of...

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Hi-tech makeover

An impressive transformation has been wrought in the headquarters of Narendra Modi’s government in Gandhinagar. Modi believes in speed and for that quality...

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Petroleum to polls

Two former Petroleum Secretaries are set to jump into the electoral fray. RS Pandey, a 1972-batch IAS officer of the Nagaland cadre, and...