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  • More power to PM, will take final call on allocation of cadre for IAS, IPS officers, RTI replies August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Making his message 'more governance and less government' loud and clear once again, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will now take major bureaucracy decision. He will decide on allocation of cadre for IAS and IPS officers, said government sources on Wednesday. Sources added that the Prime Minister will have the...
  • Rajnath asks IAS probationers to perform with integrity August 18, 2014

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday asked IAS probationers to perform with integrity and cultivate an attitude of zero tolerance to corruption. Addressing IAS probationers at the Lal Badhadur Shastri Administrative Academy here, Singh remembered India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel who had advised IAS officers in 1947...
  • MPPEB row: 18 IAS officers including Chairman transferred in MP August 17, 2014

    In a major administrative reshuffle, Madhya Pradesh government has transferred 18 senior IAS officers, including chairman of the scam-hit MPPEB and principal secretary to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. A P Shrivastava, who was posted as the chairman of the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) after it was rocked by...
  • SC refuses to transfer probe against IAS officer from Gujarat Police to CBI August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to transfer the probe against suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma from Gujarat Police to the Central Bureau of Investigation. The apex court had on Tuesday refused to go into the snoopgate controversy. Advocate Sunil Farnandes, appearing for Sharma, had submitted that his client is...
  • 77 IAS officers transferred in Madhya Pradesh August 8, 2014

    In a major administrative reshuffle, Madhya Pradesh government has transferred 77 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, including two divisional commissioners and 24 district collectors, a senior official said on Friday. The transfer orders were issued by the General Administration Department after midnight following long discussions between Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan...
  • Pradeep Kasni, 6 other IAS officers transferred by Haryana government August 6, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana IAS officer Pradeep Kasni was transferred by the state government on Tuesday. Kasni had questioned appointments of commissioners to two commissions by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Six other IAS officers were also transferred by the Haryana government. Administrative Reforms Department secretary Kasni has been posted as the Administrator...
  • 16 IAS officers transferred July 31, 2014

    In a major administrative reshuffle, Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday transferred 16 IAS officers including several district magistrates and divisional commissioners. Secretary (Home), Vishal Chauhan has been sent to Faizabad as Divisional Commissioner replacing Vipin Kumar Dwivedi. Dwivedi was transferred to Bareilly in the same capacity while Director, Training, Anil Kumar has...
  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda mismanaging Haryana Congress unit: Selja Kumari July 30, 2014

    Haryana: There seems to be no end to the problems surrounding Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. After being the target of several Congress leaders, another senior colleague Selja Kumari has hit out at the CM for mismanaging the Congress unit and affairs of the state. She said Hooda was not...
  • Haryana IAS officer says Hooda flouted rules to appoint top officials July 29, 2014

    Chandigarh: Adding more fuel to the controversy over appointment of the three Right to Service Commissioners and two Information Commissioners by the Haryana government, IAS officer Pradeep Kasni has alleged irregularities in the actions. On Sunday, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda administered the oath of office to the commissioners despite...
  • Language bias: UPSC aspirants' exam preparation marred by protests July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: As protests against the Civil Services Aptitude Test refuse to die down, several aspirants are unsure about the fate of the exam. It's been days since admit cards were issued for the UPSC preliminary exam. The students who should've been preparing are instead on the streets, protesting against...
  • Jaipur Police announces reward for information on IAS officer absconding in rape case July 22, 2014

    Jaipur: The Jaipur Police has announced a reward of Rs 5,000 for information on IAS officer BB Mohanty, who is accused of raping a 23-year-old woman. The woman lodged an FIR in January claiming that Mohanty had raped her repeatedly after promising to clear her civil services exam. Mohanty has...
  • Post-mortem report confirms gangrape of Lucknow victim: UP Police ADG Sutapa Sanyal July 18, 2014

    The state government confirmed the gangrape of the victim who had 12 injuries on her body including a lacerated wound in pelvic region according to the autopsy report even as it remains to arrive at any concrete conclusions in the case. The government is however clueless over the person involved...
  • Government transfers 12 senior IAS officers including Ballia DM July 16, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government transferred 12 senior IAS officers, including the District Magistrate of Ballia. Special Secretary, Urban Development Department, Yashwant Rao will be the new District Magistrate (DM) of Ballia in place of Muthukumaraswami B, a spokesman said. Hariraj Kishore, under transfer member of Judicial Revenue Board, Allahabad, will be...
  • Major secretary-level bureaucratic reshuffle at the Centre July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, senior IAS officers Rakesh Garg and Jugal Kishore Mohapatra have been appointed as Secretaries in Department of Telecommunications and Department of Fertilizers respectively. Besides, the Government has approved appointment of Enforcement Director Rajan S Katoch as Secretary in Department of Heavy Industry. Sanjay Kothari,...
  • Decision to expel IAS couple to be taken by the Centre: Lal Singh Arya July 8, 2014

    General Administration Minister of State Lal Singh Arya on Tuesday said that the decision on expulsion of IAS couple, Arvind and Tinu Joshi has to be taken by the Centre to whom the Madhya Pradesh government has already sent a proposal thrice, between April 2012 and May, 2014. Arya furnished the...
  • 35 IAS officers transferred in Uttar Pradesh July 3, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday transferred 35 IAS officers, including divisional commissioners and district magistrates, an official spokesman said in Lucknow. Principal Secretary, Homeguard and Civil Defence Sanjiv Dubey has been relieved from the additional charge of Institutional Finance Department. Principal Secretary, Finance Rahul Prasad Bhatnagar has been given additional charge...
  • UP government transfers 8 IAS officers June 24, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government transferred eight IAS officers including district magistrate of Ghaziabad. DM Ghaziabad, SVS Rangarao has been sent to Agricultural Production Commissioner office as special secretary, while Greater Noida Additional Chief Executive officer, Vimal Sharma has made the new DM, an official release said. Principal Secretary, Institutional Finance, Rajendra Mohan Srivastava...
  • In major reshuffle, 26 bureaucrats transferred in Chhattisgarh June 18, 2014

    In a major reshuffle in the civil administration, as many as 26 bureaucrats including 17 IAS, six IFS and three SAS (State Administrative Service) officers were shifted in the state. "The order in this regard was released late last night from Mantralaya (Mahanadi Bhavan), Naya Raipur," an official statement said here. As...
  • Rajasthan's Gaurav Agrawal tops UPSC Civil Services Exam 2013, 1122 candidates clear it June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Gaurav Agrawal has secured the first rank in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Examination 2013. The results were declared on Thursday with Delhi-based Munish Sharma coming second and Rachit Raj third. This is the first time in four years that a male candidate has topped the...
  • Administrative reshuffle: 36 more IAS officers transferred in the state, CM pulls up officials June 11, 2014

    In another major shakeup of the state's bureaucracy in four days, the Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday transferred 36 IAS officers including district magistrates after a review of the law and order situation by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. Anil Kumar Gupta, who was shifted from the post of Principal Secretary (Home)...
  • Major administrative reshuffle in Rajasthan, 26 senior IAS officers transferred June 7, 2014

    In a major administrative reshuffle, 26 senior IAS officers including three Additional Chief Secretary and 11 Principal Secretary level officials were on Friday transferred in Rajasthan. Chief Election Officer Ashok Jain was transferred to Urban Development and Housing Department as ACS who would replace DB Gupta who was shifted to Public...
  • Major administrative reshuffle in Bihar, 43 IAS officers transferred June 7, 2014

    In a major administrative reshuffle, the Bihar government on Friday shifted 43 IAS officers including Principal Secretary and Secretary-level officers of many departments. Principal Secretary Commercial Tax Narendra Kumar Sinha has been transferred to Information Technology in the same capacity, according to a notification issued by General Administration Department in Patna Principal Secretary...
  • IAS officer abused, threatened while on duty during inquiry into a theft case June 4, 2014

    An IAS officer was allegedly threatened of dire consequences and verbally abused by a secretary of a private trust and his son, during an inquiry into a theft case in the district on Wednesday, police said. Police have registered a case against Chhedi Lal Gupta, Secretary of Shree Gopal Ji Dharmada...
  • Nine bureaucrats transferred in Chhattisgarh May 29, 2014

    As many as nine bureaucrats, including seven IAS officers, have been transferred in Chhattisgarh. The General Administration Department released the order of new duties of seven Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers and two State Administrative Service (SAS) officers late last evening, an official said in Raipur on Thursday. As per the directives,...
  • Telangana: Delay in government employees allotment may cause tension May 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Centre is likely to come out with the provisional allotment of All India Service, state service and other staffers by June 2. It means the Union government will issue orders that till a final decision is taken, the government employees will work on 'work where you are basis'. This...
  • UPSC Civil Services Examination notice on May 31 May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The notice for the 2014 Civil Services Examination will be issued by May end by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). "Aspirants for Civil Services Examination, 2014 may please note that the examination notice for Civil Services Examination will be issued on May 31, 2014," the UPSC said. The prestigious Civil...
  • Uttarakhand's Nandadevi Raj Jaat yatra to begin on August 17 May 13, 2014

    Uttarakhand's famous Nandadevi Raj Jaat yatra, which is held every 12 years, will begin this year on August 17. Held every twelve years through the hill districts of Uttarakhand, the dates for the pilgrimage were announced on Monday after Chief Minister Harish Rawat held a meeting in Dehradun to review preparations...
  • Delhi HC refuses to stay functioning of Seventh Pay Commission May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday declined to stay the functioning of the Seventh Pay Commission while hearing a plea that challenged a notification on inclusion of a former IAS officer as a member of the panel. Justice Sudershan Kumar Misra also issued notice to the central government on...
  • Snoopgate: Gujarat HC rejects IAS officer's plea against Modi April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition by an IAS officer seeking registration of FIR against Chief Minister Narendra Modi, his aide Amit Shah and others in the snoopgate scandal. The Gujarat rejected the petition of IAS officer Pradeep Sharma and asked him to file it in...
  • Nearly 100 IAS officers fail to declare assets April 2, 2014

    As many as 94 of 210 Bihar cadre IAS officers have failed to declare their assets, officials in Patna said. Forty-five percent of the IAS officers failed to declare details of their assets to the state government despite an official directive and now the government has warned them of action if...