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Treading on dangerous ground

A news report of May 21 noted that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) wanted a major change in the policy regarding allocation of...


Rise and take the bull by its horns

CIVIL Services in India have commanded an elite status ever since the first Indian, Satyendranath Tagore, was selected as an Indian Civil Services...

By the Way

By the way : Lavasa looks ahead

EVERY month, approximately 15 to 20 civil servants superannuate but Ashok Lavasa knows how to make it memorable. Lavasa, a 1980-batch IAS officer...

First Stirrings

Courage of conviction

IT was a taunt and better prospects of growth and emoluments that brought Kamal Krishna Sinha into Indian Administrative Service (IAS). Otherwise Sinha,...

By the Way

By the Way : From cadres to zones

THE Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) is learnt to be going full steam ahead with its plan to transform the civil services....

State Scan

Janus-faced Shivraj

MADHYA Pradesh’s bureaucracy is baffled at an apparently Janus-faced Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Like the Roman god Janus that is depicted with...