Bureaucrat

  • Election season attracts bureaucrats to politics 27-02-2014 02:03 PM

    New Delhi: We have a long list of former bureaucrats, police officers, diplomats, technocrats, academics and army officers who are into politics. Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh is himself a former bureaucrat cum economist. He was a lateral entrant into the Union Cabinet, when the then Prime Minister PV Narasimha...
  • Ex-bureaucrats seeking to contest LS polls unsure of bringing stability 24-02-2014 09:45 AM

    Former bureaucrats, who are seeking to contest the coming Lok Sabha election from Jharkhand on tickets from different political parties, are not sure if they can play any role in bringing about stability in the state which witnessed nine governments in 13 years. All of them said they joined politics...
  • UP top babu's wife stuck in traffic, 4 policemen suspended 30-12-2013 10:43 PM

    Four policemen have been suspended for stopping traffic to clear the way for the vehicles a former UP police chief and his family that apparently left many commuters stranded including the wife of a top bureaucrat in the state. Former Director General of Police Prakash Singh and his family were...
  • Four policemen suspended as UP bureaucrat's wife stuck in traffic 30-12-2013 05:58 PM

    Four policemen have been suspended for stopping traffic to clear the way for the vehicles of a former UP police chief and his family that apparently left many commuters stranded including the wife of a top bureaucrat in the state. Former Director General of Police Prakash Singh and his family...
  • 30 Minutes: Why is Mumbai crumbling? 02-11-2013 09:58 PM

    CNN-IBN brings you how builder-politician-bureaucrat nexus is choking Mumbai and why housing policies like slum, clusters redevelopment have failed? ...
  • Don't act on verbal orders of political bosses: SC tells bureaucrats 31-10-2013 01:56 PM

    New Delhi: In a path-breaking verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday said bureaucrats should not act on verbal orders given by political bosses as it sought an end to frequent transfers and suggested a fixed tenure to insulate them from political interference. Suggesting sweeping reforms in the functioning of bureaucracy,...
  • Delhi: Wife killed bureaucrat, claims post-mortem report 26-10-2013 11:55 PM

    The post-mortem examination report on the government official and his wife found killed in their home revealed she killed him before hanging herself, said sources. The bodies of K Vijay Kumar, 57, and his wife Sita, 51, were found in two different rooms of their Kaka Nagar house Friday evening....
  • Are honest bureaucrats being targeted by the establishment? 17-10-2013 11:03 PM

    After the controversy over Robert Vadra's land deals, whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka has cried foul yet again after the Haryana government gave a go ahead to file another chargesheet against him. Khemka will be chargesheeted for low sales of seeds when he was the Managing Director of Haryana Seed...
  • Didi takes on 'non-performing' ministers, says 'perform or perish' 24-08-2013 12:54 PM

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has delivered a stern message to her team - "perform or perish". In a review meeting of all the departments earlier this week, Banerjee pulled up the "non-performing" ministers and bureaucrats, asking them to deliver or face the music.The Trinamool supremo, who earlier in...
  • Was the UP govt preassurised by sand mining mafia to suspend IAS officer Durga? 02-08-2013 06:21 PM

    CNN-IBN National Affairs Editor Bhupendra Chaubey asks panelists whether the Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government was preassured by the sand mafia to suspend IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal. Bhupendra Chaubey is joined by Minister of state in the Uttar Pradesh Naved Siddiqui, BSP MP Sudhindra Bhadoria and former bureaucrat and...
  • Create investment-friendly climate, PM urges bureaucrats 22-04-2013 05:15 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday stressed the need to build a climate favouring enterprise and investment while observing that the current economic downturn was only temporary. "I believe that we are facing only a temporary downturn that we should correct as quickly as possible...more needs to be...
  • Timebound Services Bill strengthens the rights of citizens: Kiran Bedi 07-03-2013 01:40 PM

    The Cabinet has given the in-principle approval to the Bill providing for time-bound delivery of services. ...
  • Babus in Rs 3 lakh cr Odisha mining scam: Report 13-12-2011 07:18 AM

    New Delhi: The Shah Commission which is probing the alleged Rs 3 lakh crore mining scam in Odisha's Keonjhar district reveals that the state bureaucrats are directly involved in it. The commission however observed that the involvement of state politicians need a further probe as there is no direct evidence...
  • FTN: should bureaucrats be protected from RTI? 19-10-2011 11:39 PM

    Manmohan Singh earlier said that information through RTI shouldn't adversely affect delivery process in governance. ...
  • Should bureaucrats be protected from RTI?

    Tonight at 10, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if bureaucrats should be protected from RTI. ...
  • Corruption Lal on 'chai pani' culture 01-10-2011 11:51 PM

    Corruption Lal shares his take on 'Babugiri' in the bureaucratic circles. ...
  • The Last Word: the WikiLeaks fallout 09-09-2011 10:30 PM

    Karan Thapar examines if WikiLeaks revelations have embarrassed the politicians and bureaucrats. ...
  • Eminent bureaucrat Alexander passes away 10-08-2011 03:20 PM

    Chennai: Seasoned bureaucrat P C Alexander, a close aide of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, died of cancer at a hospital on Wednesday at the age of 90. Alexander, who had served as governor of Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, was undergoing treatment at Madras Medical Mission Hospital for the last...
  • Babus now face axe over Adarsh Society scam 28-12-2010 09:06 AM

    Mumbai: More heads are likely to roll in the Adarsh Housing Society scam as bureaucrats - after politicians - are facing action now. Two of them have already been asked to resign over their involvement in the scam. Ramanand Tiwari and Subhas Lalla have been asked to resign from the...
  • Sex, cash, secrets: MHA corporate mole arrested 23-11-2010 03:40 PM

    New Delhi: Ravi Inder Singh, the top bureaucrat in Home Ministry involved in a sensational corporate spying case, was arrested on Tuesday night for criminal conspiracy and Prevention of Corruption Act. Earlier on Tuesday, a businessman named Vineet, alleged middleman who cut deals for Singh, was also arrested. The IAS...
  • HT Summit survey: Politicians most corrupt 18-11-2010 07:28 AM

    With 67 lives lost in the Delhi building collapse , a result of the neta - builder nexus, people rate politicians at the top of the list as the most corrupt people fooled by bureaucrats. ...
  • Do bureaucrats get away with corruption? 11-11-2010 07:27 AM

    Ashok Chavan has been sacked as Maharashtra CM because of his involvement in the Adarsh housing society scam. Suresh Kalmadi has been removed as secretary of the Congress Parliamentary Party because of corruption allegations during the Commonwealth Games. But what about the faceless babus who made all these schemes possible?...
  • It's bureaucracy vs politics in Punjab 15-04-2010 08:06 AM

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