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
Newly-appointed Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi had on Monday held his first Cabinet meeting.
The CM, who took charge as the state's chief minister on Monday, has chosen to replace all the main officers in the CMO
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
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
"No Sir. No such proposal is under consideration," Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to a question
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
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
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
UPSC Civil Services Main Exam 2019 Result: Commission releases list of last recommended candidates, adds 89 more names
The list is available on the UPSC official website upsc.gov.in
Targeting critics of the new farm laws, the group of former bureaucrats called the farm laws 'far-sighted' and said that Centre has introduced a definite game-changer
Kumar, a retired 1984-batch IAS officer of the Jharkhand cadre, will have a five-year tenure and retire in 2025. He will preside over the next Lok Sabha polls in 2024
Remembering Ajit Jogi: A staunch believer of sons-of-soil concept, JCC chief steered Chhattisgarh into statehood
Chhattisgarh and its capital Raipur will remember Ajit Pramod Jogi, one of the few leaders from the state with high national recall, for steering the two into the 21st century with an independent identity beyond the confines of Madhya Pradesh
Never aspired to become Tamil Nadu CM, says Rajinikanth; claims his plans for politics include 'different heads' for his prospective party
Superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday clarified that he never aspired to become the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and said his plans for politics include different heads for his prospective party and a possible government headed by it
Recent spate of nationwide protests underline impact of citizens' ideological assertion on Indian policy
Against the backdrop of violence in JNU and ideological fault lines running deeper than any other social cleavage, we need to take cognisance of a significant trend that has emerged in the past few years; ie ideological assertion by citizens and its impact on various fields including economy, foreign policy, education, defence
Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Indian envoy to US, appointed foreign secretary; 1984-batch IFS officer to succeed Vijay Gokhale
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Harsh Vardhan Shringla as the new foreign secretary, a government order said, adding he will assume the new role on 29 January after incumbent Vijay Gokhale completes his tenure.
Lieutenant-governors of new Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh take oath; Centre's reorganisation move comes into effect
The two Union Territories — Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir — came into existence on Thursday after the Centre abrogated the special status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated it on 5 August
J&K reorganised into UTs of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh: Security under Centre's ambit; state constitution, Ranbir Penal Code abolished
The two union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh came into effect on the same day as Sardar Vallabhai Patel’s 144th birth anniversary under the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act.
Over 380 police personnel belonging to Ladakh and working in different places in Kashmir and Jammu regions will soon be transferred to Ladakh.
UPSC exams 2019: Question on ‘secularism’ objectionable, makes exercise to recruit civil servants flawed
If the question on secularism, asked in the UPSC exam, was drafting error then it can be overlooked, but if the tone was deliberate then it raises serious questions on propriety of the one who framed it, especially since the exam paper that is meant to recruit administrators whose conduct are tested on litmus of objectivity