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Suicide or murder?: The conflicting narratives around the death of arrested IAS officer’s son in Punjab
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Suicide or murder?: The conflicting narratives around the death of arrested IAS officer’s son in Punjab

While the police said 27-year-old Kartik Popli died by suicide, the family has alleged murder and vowed to move the court for 'justice'

IAS couple row: AAP MLAs slam sports minister for remarks against Delhi government
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IAS couple row: AAP MLAs slam sports minister for remarks against Delhi government

Anurag Thakur took on the Delhi government for not taking any action against the IAS couple over their alleged misuse of a sports stadium

Stadium saga: Why the notion of ‘punishment posting’ to North East, Ladakh is an ill-advised, ludicrous idea
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Stadium saga: Why the notion of ‘punishment posting’ to North East, Ladakh is an ill-advised, ludicrous idea

The Indian bureaucracy needs to examine its own prejudices that shape ideas of what constitutes a punishment posting. The very notion ought to be put where it belongs, which is the dustbin of history

Uttar Pradesh: IAS officer booked in land grabbing case
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Uttar Pradesh: IAS officer booked in land grabbing case

The action was taken after a complaint was filed on the chief minister's portal

Athletes forced to leave government-run stadium so IAS officer can walk dog
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Athletes forced to leave government-run stadium so IAS officer can walk dog

While Delhi’s Principal Secretary (Revenue) Sanjeev Khirwar has agreed that he walks his dog at Delhi's Thyagraj Stadium, he said the allegations were "absolutely incorrect"

Bihar bridge collapse: Nitin Gadkari says amazed at IAS officer's response
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Bihar bridge collapse: Nitin Gadkari says amazed at IAS officer's response

A section of an under-construction road bridge over the Ganga at Sultanganj in Bihar collapsed during a thunderstorm on 29 April

Jammu and Kashmir administration transfers of 33 bureaucrats including 20 IAS officers
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Jammu and Kashmir administration transfers of 33 bureaucrats including 20 IAS officers

According to the order issued late on Wednesday night, the divisional commissioner of Jammu and six deputy commissioners (DCs) are among those transferred with immediate effect.

'Another chance': Shah Faesal, ex-IAS officer from Jammu and Kashmir, drops hints about return to government service
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'Another chance': Shah Faesal, ex-IAS officer from Jammu and Kashmir, drops hints about return to government service

Faesal, who topped the UPSC examination in 2009, resigned from service in January 2019, citing 'rising intolerance' in the country

Nine non-BJP ruled states oppose Centre's new IAS plan for transfer; 8 others give consent
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Nine non-BJP ruled states oppose Centre's new IAS plan for transfer; 8 others give consent

A reminder will soon be sent to the states and Union Territories which have not yet responded to the proposal on making changes in the relevant service rules, officials said

Telangana's KCR writes to PM Modi as clamour against move to amend IAS cadre rules grows louder
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Telangana's KCR writes to PM Modi as clamour against move to amend IAS cadre rules grows louder

Several chief ministers including MK Stalin, Mamata Banerjee, Ashok Gehlot, Bhupesh Baghel, Pinarayi Vijayan and Hemant Soren have written to Modi to scrap the proposed amendments

Modi govt makes major bureaucratic reshuffle: Meet top bureaucrats taking charge of high-profile ministries
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Modi govt makes major bureaucratic reshuffle: Meet top bureaucrats taking charge of high-profile ministries

The reshuffle comes in less than a week after Prime Minister Modi last Saturday met secretaries of all ministries and departments to speak about required reforms in government processes.

Nine IAS, two PCS officers transferred into Punjab a day after Charanjit Singh Channi assumes office
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Nine IAS, two PCS officers transferred into Punjab a day after Charanjit Singh Channi assumes office

Newly-appointed Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi had on Monday held his first Cabinet meeting.

Newly sworn-in Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel transfers four senior bureaucrats from CMO
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Newly sworn-in Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel transfers four senior bureaucrats from CMO

The CM, who took charge as the state's chief minister on Monday, has chosen to replace all the main officers in the CMO

Opinion | Time to ban IAS, IPS officers’ personal social media handles grabbing needless attention
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Opinion | Time to ban IAS, IPS officers’ personal social media handles grabbing needless attention

Reckless use of social media platforms to boost their image or tarnish the image of other fellow officers should never be tolerated by any government

Celebrated IAS couple Tina Dabi, Athar Khan granted divorce by Jaipur court
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Celebrated IAS couple Tina Dabi, Athar Khan granted divorce by Jaipur court

Dabi and Khan had tied the knot in 2018 that garnered both positive greetings and an equal measure of flak with the ABHM declaring the interfaith marriage a case of ‘love jihad’

No proposal to give another chance to aspirants who could not take civil services exam in 2020, says Centre
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No proposal to give another chance to aspirants who could not take civil services exam in 2020, says Centre

"No Sir. No such proposal is under consideration," Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to a question

Alapan Bandopadhyay row: Who owns the IAS? There are three sides to each story
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Alapan Bandopadhyay row: Who owns the IAS? There are three sides to each story

If all traditions of propriety and administrative norms of propriety are sacrificed at the altar of legality, public administration will be seriously damaged

Narendra Modi's Principal Advisor PK Sinha resigns, says report; retired IAS officer was appointed in Sep 2019
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Narendra Modi's Principal Advisor PK Sinha resigns, says report; retired IAS officer was appointed in Sep 2019

According to the order of his appointment, his tenure as Principal Advisor was co-terminus with the term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi or until further announcement, whichever earlier

Nagaland chief secretary Temjen Toy passes away at 57 after brief illness; 'extremely sad and shocked', says guv
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Nagaland chief secretary Temjen Toy passes away at 57 after brief illness; 'extremely sad and shocked', says guv

Toy, a 1989-batch IAS officer, took charge as the chief secretary of Nagaland in March 2018. He is survived by his wife and four children