New Delhi, February 19
Saurabh Chandra, Secretary in the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, will be the new Oil Secretary. He will replace Vivek Rae who is retiring on February 28.The file for ap...
New Delhi, Feb. 15
The transfer of Keshav Desiraju, former health secretary, to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs has raised the hackles of public health activists.
Public health organisation, Jan Swasthya A...
February 1, 2014
Deer Park native frontrunner for post »
New Delhi, Jan. 13
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday said it would complete issuing 60 crore Aadhaar numbers in the next three-four months, from 55 crore at present.
“There is a...
December 26, 2013
It is interesting to see the gimmicks of Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal. Latest in this direction is his appeal to all honest officers to get directly in touch with him. Possibly t...
New Delhi, Dec 24
State civil services officers will now have to face a Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) test and interview for their promotion to the three All India Services.
Till now, the selectio...
New Delhi, Dec 18
There is no proposal to relax the upper age limit and the number of attempts for a candidate appearing in the civil service examinations conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), the Go...
New Delhi, Dec. 11
There is a shortage of over 1,400 IAS officers across the country against the total authorised strength of 6,217, the government said today.
Of the total of 1,480 vacancies for such offic...
New Delhi, March 4
Civil service aspirants will from this year onwards get a two-year age extension and two additional attempts beyond the existing stipulation, the Government said today. The Centre recent...
February 19, 2014
The government has tripled the pay of babus every decade. What are we getting in return?
New Delhi, Feb. 12
Keshav Desiraju, the Health Secretary with the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been transferred to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs. According to sources in the Ministry...
New Delhi, Jan 14
After a gap of more than a year, Commerce Secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet tomorrow to discuss trade-related issues and set the agenda for the ministerial meeting later this week.
New Delhi, Jan 2
Career diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri, who recently retired as India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, today joined BJP.
Welcoming him in the party fold, BJP President Rajnat...
New Delhi, Dec 25
Ashok Lavasa, Special Secretary in the Power Ministry, has been appointed as the new Civil Aviation Secretary to take over from incumbent K N Srivastava.
Lavasa, a 1980 batch IAS officer...
December 23, 2013
The Khobragade wrangle raises a number of questions that both the US and India need to answer.
New York, Dec 12
Devyani Khobragade, Deputy Consul General at the Indian Consulate here was today arrested for allegedly presenting fraudulent documents in support of a visa application for an Indian national empl...
New Delhi, Dec. 10
Sumit Bose’s elevation as Finance Secretary comes at a time when challenges abound on the fiscal policy front. While foreign investors continue to repose faith in the India growth story,...