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Dilip Cherian | Fresh controversy for AAP as Delhi chief secy in flap over a land deal

Delhi chief secretary Naresh Kumar finds himself embroiled in a fresh controversy

16 Nov 2023 12:00 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Sans wall against despotism, govt cherrypicking dharma

In this process, the interests of the State become conterminous with the personal interests of the political leader

03 Apr 2022 3:23 AM

SC raps 'inertia of babus', asks for harsher steps

CJI said that the bureaucratic approach is, 'We don’t do anything, let court pass orders and we will put our signatures and forward them'

18 Nov 2021 1:11 AM

Bureaucracy and the fascists

When the Nazis seized control in 1933, this permanent establishment formed the core of the German state.

29 Sep 2019 7:18 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Modi’s fresh approach to bureaucracy in 2nd term

Modi’s work culture clearly is about direct access, simplifying procedures and eliminating delays in decision-making and implementation.

11 Aug 2019 12:12 AM


Vasundhara Raje transfers more than 600 officials in pre-poll shake-up

Though the EC only asks for the shifting of employees who have been in a particular place or seat for more than two years before elections.

28 Jul 2018 1:15 AM

Reforming the bureaucracy

The Centre’s lateral hiring at the joint secretary level may be a much-needed reform of the bureaucracy.

13 Jun 2018 1:23 AM

A treat for those wanting to learn heartfulness

Meditation renews spiritual energy and is a means of building self-control and striking a balance between the spiritual and the mundane.

08 Apr 2018 12:52 AM

Clean-up in UP

The state government is also forcing employees to take VRS if they do not wish to be shown the door on grounds of poor performance.

18 Dec 2017 1:49 AM

Govt, judiciary, bureaucracy must boost each other, work for new India: Modi

Modi also emphasised on the Indian Constitution's important role in the country's overall development after independence.

26 Nov 2017 8:56 PM


Dilli Ka Babu: Babus are being watched

The Prime Minister’s Office is reportedly directly in charge of maintaining “discipline” among the ranks.

26 Nov 2017 5:28 AM

BJP leaders in UP are at war with bureaucracy

The anger of the BJP MPs and MLAs with the civil and police officials is coming to the fore, leading to ugly scenes in full public view.

27 Oct 2017 12:32 AM

90 per cent of IAS officers delay files, do not work: CM Kejriwal

Mr Kejriwal said the labour department has been asked to prepare a notification for regularising contractual employees.

17 Oct 2017 1:07 AM

Panagariya says legacy issues need to be tackled for long-term growth

He said civil services, judiciary, police are all long standing issues which need to be tackled.

10 Aug 2017 4:52 PM

The Rajasthan ‘enablers’

A young generation of civil servants is ushering in a new culture of governance, making the system efficient, effective and people-friendly.

02 May 2017 12:35 AM