bureaucracy News

Bureaucracy biggest obstacle to nation’s development: Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee referred to the civil services as the one that find ways on how to put obstructions, how to find out excuses and not to move.

Ode to the Code

Etiquette evolves but basic manners stay the same.


Steel frame, more flexible

Recently announced lateral entry of 10 joint secretaries at the Centre is a remarkable opportunity to rethink the structure of the state and what we want from it.

More open, merrier

Lateral entry into senior levels of bureaucracy is a good idea. Policy-making, implementation increasingly need specialists.

The babu-maker

S Rau guided a generation through the UPSC exams.

Unholy Centre-Delhi fight could demoralise bureaucracy, says Delhi HC

The Assembly committee had issued Kutty a showcause notice for not following its directions to incorporate adverse remarks of a bureaucrat in the Annual Confidential Report (ACR).


India needs a new IAS

An increasingly specialised, complex and changing world demands a more effective bureaucracy

Political intervention needed, not interference: PM Modi on babus

PM Modi said 'political intervention is inevitable, otherwise democracy will not work. Political interference destroys.'

The fifth metro: In another club

Days after ADGP Sharma was suspended by Bangalore Club, it was raided by officials of the state excise department, who cancelled its liquor licence.

BJP trying to "saffronise" bureaucracy in Delhi: Congress

The move of Delhi Congress comes a day after at least 20 IPS officials, at the level of DCPs, were trasferred in Delhi Police.