IFS

  • Jaimini Bhagwati, India's former High Commissioner to UK to join Congress 18-02-2014 06:16 PM

    India's former High Commissioner to United Kingdom Jaimini Bhagwati will soon join the Congress and seek nomination to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Assam. Bhagwati, who retired last year, is planning to contest the Lok Sabha elections from his native Tezpur constituency in Assam, sources close to him said....
  • Devyani Khobragade incident exposes Indian hypocrisy 10-01-2014 02:10 PM

    New Delhi: India has finally managed to force the American government to send Indian Foreign Service officer Devyani Khobragade home. After a month long legal and diplomatic battle, Devyani is on her way back to India. For the first time, since Independence the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) was so outraged...
  • IOTY: Late Justice JS Verma honoured with lifetime achievement award 20-12-2013 11:40 PM

    The lifetime achievement award has gone to late Justice JS Verma, former Chief Justice of India. Justice Verma, a distinguished judge, died earlier in 2013. As the chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), he left his mark on, amongst other achievements, the laws governing rape with the recommendations for...
  • US actions against Devyani unwarranted, excessive: IFS Association 18-12-2013 07:03 PM

    New Delhi: Indian Foreign Service Association on Wednesday backed Indian Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade and voiced its strongest condemnation and outrage at the arrest and shameful treatment meted out by the US authorities to her. The association was firmly of the view that the conduct of the US authorities...
  • US hopes Indian diplomat's arrest won't affect bilateral ties 14-12-2013 08:26 AM

    Washington: The US has hoped that the major diplomatic row over the arrest of the Indian Deputy Consul General in New York will not affect bilateral ties with India. In a major diplomatic embarrassment to India, 39-year-old Devyani Khobragade, a 1999-batch IFS officer, was taken into custody on Thursday as...
  • Penguin offers Ravi Subramanian Rs 1.25 crore for two-book deal 18-07-2013 03:15 PM

    Ravi subramanian's move from Rupa Publications to Penguin India may not be about the money but you cannot be blamed for thinking it is. The publishing giant has offered the author Rs 1.25 crore for a two-book deal making it the highest advance given by them to any Indian writer....
  • Sujata Singh to be the new Foreign Secretary 26-06-2013 01:11 PM

    New Delhi: Sujata Singh, a 1976 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, will be the new Foreign Secretary. Sujata is currently India's ambassador to Germany. Ranjan Mathai, a 1974 batch IFS officer, is set to retire on July 31, 2014 as India's top foreign diplomat. ...
  • If I were FM: People in Ahmedabad call for cheaper homes 27-02-2013 09:00 AM

    In its countdown to Union Budget 2013, CNN-IBN met people across the country to get their views on what they want from the Finance Minister. Here is a voice from Ahmedabad. ...
  • If I were FM: Introduce GST at the earliest, say people in Mumbai 25-02-2013 09:33 AM

    In the countdown to the Union Budget 2013, CNN-IBN met people across the country to get their views on what they want from the Finance Minister. ...
  • If I were FM: People demand lowering of interest rate on education loan this Budget 19-02-2013 09:51 AM

    People demand lowering of interest on education loan from Finance Minister P Chidambaram this Budget. ...
  • Rahman wins award for '127 Hours' 24-10-2011 03:02 PM

    New Delhi: Music maestro AR Rahman has added another prestigious trophy to his shelf -- the public choice award for 'If I Rise' from '127 Hours' at the World Soundtrack Awards 2011 at Ghent, Belgium. "Thanks to my fans and the World Soundtrack Academy for the Public Choice award for...
  • 'If I were the FM, I would revise the tax slab' 18-02-2011 10:13 AM

    In the Budget 2011 special, watch what would the aam aadmi have done had he been the Finance Minister. ...
  • 'If I were the FM, I would tackle hoarding' 17-02-2011 10:27 AM

    In the Budget 2011 special, watch what would the aam aadmi have done had he been the Finance Minister. ...
  • 'If I were the FM, I would tackle corruption' 14-02-2011 10:31 AM

    In the Budget 2011 special, watch what would the aam aadmi have done had he been the Finance Minister. ...
  • Rahman in Oscar shortlist with two nominations 25-01-2011 09:59 PM

    Los Angeles: Indian music maestro A R Rahman has done it again! He received two nominations on Tuesday for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards for the original score in Danny Boyle's '127 Hours' as well as original song 'If I Rise' for the same movie. The composer, who won a...
  • Rahman wins again 16-01-2011 10:42 AM

    Music maestro AR Rahman won the Best Original Song award at the 16th Critics' Choice Movie awards Friday. The 45-year-old music mogul won the award for the song If I Rise for Danny Boyle's film 127 Hours, a collaboration between Rahman and pop star Dido. The Critics' Choice Movie Awards...
  • IFS officer accused by maid of sexual abuse 03-12-2010 06:51 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Police have registered a case of rape and criminal intimidation against IFS officer Dr Ketan Shukla, accused of sexually harassing his maid when he was posted in Kenya. The medical examination of the victim will be carried out on Friday. In her complaint filed at Moti Nagar...
  • Author Mridula wins 2009 Shakti Bhatt prize 15-12-2009 04:05 PM

    She won the prize for her anthology of short stories titled If It Is Sweet. ...
  • Watch: People don Pranab Mukherjee's role 03-07-2009 10:58 PM

    People around the country want sops for ailing airport sector. ...
  • If I Were FM: Youngsters speak 01-07-2009 04:10 PM

    People don Pranab Mukherjee's garb and give their take on the Budget. ...
  • If I Were FM: Kerala speaks 30-06-2009 03:32 PM

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  • If I Were FM: Mumbai speaks 29-06-2009 12:39 PM

    People don Pranab Mukherjee's garb and give their take on the Budget. ...