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#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

18 May 2020

#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

23 Feb 2020

#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

IAS officer, who resigned over J&K, asked to resume duty

29 Aug 2019

IAS officer, who resigned over J&K, asked to resume duty

Days after the IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan resigned in protest over the restrictions imposed in Jammu and Kashmir, the 32-year-old has been asked to resume his duty immediately, until his resignation is officially accepted.

Foundation course, UPSC rank to determine IAS/IPS/IFS cadre allotment

27 Jul 2019

Foundation course, UPSC rank to determine IAS/IPS/IFS cadre allotment

According to reports, Narendra Modi-led Central government has now decided that ranking in the civil services exam will no longer serve as the sole determinant in the process of allotment of services to candidates selected by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Centre retires 12 senior tax officials over sexual-harassment, bribery charges

11 Jun 2019

Centre retires 12 senior tax officials over sexual-harassment, bribery charges

Less than two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his second term, the Centre cracked down on corrupt officials of the Finance Ministry.

UPSC CSE-2018 AIR-2 holder shares Personality Test questions and tips

29 May 2019

UPSC CSE-2018 AIR-2 holder shares Personality Test questions and tips

The Civil Services Examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission is undoubtedly one of the toughest exams.

After Alok Verma's exit, Rakesh Asthana moved out of CBI

18 Jan 2019

After Alok Verma's exit, Rakesh Asthana moved out of CBI

A week after CBI Director Alok Verma was transferred by Prime Minister Narendra Modi led panel, his deputy Rakesh Asthana was moved out of Central Bureau of Investigation.

IAS topper Shah Faesal quits to protest against Kashmir killings

09 Jan 2019

IAS topper Shah Faesal quits to protest against Kashmir killings

Shah Faesal, a Kashmiri IAS officer who topped the UPSC exam in 2010, has resigned as a civil services officer to protest against the "unabated killings" and "marginalization" of Indian Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir.

#CBIvsCBI: Kejriwal welcomes SC-order, hopes CBI's integrity will be upheld

26 Oct 2018

#CBIvsCBI: Kejriwal welcomes SC-order, hopes CBI's integrity will be upheld

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today welcomed the "intervention" by the Supreme Court in the CBI turmoil and hoped the CBI's institutional integrity will be upheld.

Opposition, bureaucrats, even BJP MP oppose 'lateral entry' into civil-services

12 Jun 2018

Opposition, bureaucrats, even BJP MP oppose 'lateral entry' into civil-services

The Center's notification on lateral entry into 10 junior secretary positions has been hailed by many, but it has also riled several others.

IIT-Delhi v/s Swamy: Modi government steps in to resolve dispute

10 Apr 2018

IIT-Delhi v/s Swamy: Modi government steps in to resolve dispute

A 45-yr old dispute between IIT-Delhi and its former faculty member BJP MP Subramanian Swamy may finally be resolved, thanks to Modi government's intervention.

Love triumphs hate: IAS toppers Tina, Aamir-ul-Shafi Khan get married

09 Apr 2018

Love triumphs hate: IAS toppers Tina, Aamir-ul-Shafi Khan get married

Their love story faced criticism from fringe-elements, but IAS toppers Tina Dabi and Athar Aamir-ul-Shafi Khan paid no heed to the hatred and tied the knot in on Saturday at Pahlgam Hotel.

Mandatory military service for new government employees?

15 Mar 2018

Mandatory military service for new government employees?

Indians wishing to get into government service, take note. Irrespective of your job profile, you might have to serve in the armed forces for the first five years.

Acid attack victims, disabled to get quotas in govt jobs

28 Jan 2018

Acid attack victims, disabled to get quotas in govt jobs

The government has finalized reservation in central government jobs for people with autism, mental illness, intellectual disability and acid attack victims.

Govt defines creamy layer posts in PSUs, other public institutions

31 Aug 2017

Govt defines creamy layer posts in PSUs, other public institutions

The government has barred officials in certain posts in PSUs and public sector financial institutions, as well as "socially-advanced persons/sections", from claiming reservation benefits under OBC category.

IPS officers can't be obese if they want promotion

06 Jul 2017

IPS officers can't be obese if they want promotion

Some IPS officers do have fat bellies and it's not a sin to want a little bit of creature comfort in your life.

Government will no longer humor non-performers, work properly or leave

30 May 2017

Government will no longer humor non-performers, work properly or leave

The little sparrow told the authorities that "babu" was not working properly and, therefore, he was sacked.

SC/ST: DoPT report recommends reservation in promotions

05 May 2017

SC/ST: DoPT report recommends reservation in promotions

In another push to affirmative action, a report by the department of personnel and training (DoPT) has now recommended reservation for scheduled castes and tribes (SC/ST) in promotions.

Railways Job still not given to visually-impaired woman

13 Jan 2017

Railways Job still not given to visually-impaired woman

Despite Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu's assurance of allotting a post to visually impaired UPSC candidate Pranjal Patil, the Department of Personnel and Training is yet to allot her a post.

Railways refuses job to visually-impaired woman who cracked UPSC

05 Jan 2017

Railways refuses job to visually-impaired woman who cracked UPSC

´╗┐Pranjal Patil, a visually-impaired woman from Maharashtra's Ulhasnagar, cracked the UPSC examination with an all-India rank of 773 in her first attempt in May 2016.