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A new kind of babu

The main task of the next cabinet secretary must be civil service reform.


Babu and the outsider

Lateral entry into government is needed to cope with new challenges. It must be made less ad hoc.

A Civil Services aspirant sips coconut water at an examination centre in New Delhi on Sunday.	(Photo: Ravi Kanojia)

UPSC prelims: Aspirants say paper remains biased towards English-medium students

According to protesters, the government’s decision on English section in Paper II in Civil Services exam has served no purpose.


UPSC preliminary exam underway, no report of protest outside exam centres

UPSC: The first paper began at 9:30 AM and there was no report of any protest outside any examination centre.


Made in English

CSAT questions address students from urban and privileged backgrounds.


Centre to civil service aspirants: Do not have to answer questions on English Language Comprehension Skills

Govt clarifies that even if a candidate attempts the questions they will not count towards gradation.


Not satisfied with govt move, UPSC aspirants vow to continue fight

“We are not satisfied with Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh’s speech in Lok Sabha regarding CSAT,” a UPSC aspirant said.


UPSC exam row: English comprehension marks won’t count, assures government

Marks scored in the “English language comprehension skills” section should not be considered for gradation or merit.


UPSC aspirants marching towards Parliament detained by police, fail to get any assurance from government

The protesters claimed that the current format discriminates against those who are not proficient in English.


Can govt salaries attract good talent, 7th pay panel asks

The panel has also sought views on the payment of bonus, which is one of its terms of reference.


Another shot in the dark

Concerns over age limits and number of chances for civil services are overblown.


Civils: Centre,state told to implement quota rules for disabled

The rule will be applied to the promotion of officers who were recruited through the disabled quota.

PSI,UPSC exams scheduled for Dec 8,candidates in fix

A candidate said authorities concerned should take appropriate action in the interest of the students.

Govt organs must realise limitations,strength of each other,says Pranab

He was speaking to a gathering comprising officials from defence,IPS,IAS and members from friendly foreign countries.


Coalgate: IAS officers seek safeguards for civil servants after FIR against Parakh

The IAS Officers’ Association have approached Pranab Mukherjee in this regard.