Friday, Dec 02, 2022



Bureaucrats need to learn data governance and artificial intelligence, says PM Modi

March 17, 2022 3:23 pm

Modi says the numbers they come across in files are lives 'with dreams and aspirations and challenges' and that if the spirit of ruling overpowers the spirit of service, both the system and the person suffer.

'Bureaucrats there to pick up our slippers,' says Uma Bharti; later expresses regret

September 21, 2021 9:54 am

As a video containing Bharti's critical comments against bureaucracy surfaced on social media on Monday, the former Union minister expressed regret over her intemperate language used during an interaction with a delegation.

Bureaucracy biggest obstacle to nation’s development: Pranab Mukherjee

November 18, 2018 4:24 am

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

September 03, 2018 12:07 am

Etiquette evolves but basic manners stay the same.

Steel frame, more flexible

June 13, 2018 12:29 am

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

June 12, 2018 2:18 am

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

The babu-maker

June 09, 2018 12:57 am

S Rau guided a generation through the UPSC exams.

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

October 17, 2017 1:47 am

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

October 06, 2017 12:13 am

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

Political intervention needed, not interference: PM Modi on babus

April 22, 2015 9:12 am

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