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Dismissing reports, government says no plan to extend 21-day lockdown

30 Mar 2020

Dismissing reports, government says no plan to extend 21-day lockdown

Discrediting media reports that suggested the 21-day lockdown of the nation will be extended, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Monday said the government, led by BJP, has no such plans.

Centre asks states to lock down 75 coronavirus-affected districts

22 Mar 2020

Centre asks states to lock down 75 coronavirus-affected districts

At a high-level meeting on Sunday, the Centre asked state governments to lock down 75 districts that have reported cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

CBI v/s CBI: Court accepts clean chit to Rakesh Asthana

07 Mar 2020

CBI v/s CBI: Court accepts clean chit to Rakesh Asthana

A Special CBI Court on Saturday accepted the Central Bureau of Investigation's charge-sheet giving a clean chit to former Special Director Rakesh Asthana in an alleged bribery case.

#CareerBytes: About IFS Officers and the salary, perks they enjoy

14 Nov 2019

#CareerBytes: About IFS Officers and the salary, perks they enjoy

The Indian Foreign Service (IFS) is one of the most coveted Civil Services in India just like other premier ones like Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS).

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

02 Nov 2019

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

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

#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

16 Sep 2019

#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

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

#CareerBytes: About IFS Officers and the salary, perks they enjoy

18 Jun 2019

#CareerBytes: About IFS Officers and the salary, perks they enjoy

The Indian Foreign Service (IFS) is one of the most coveted Civil Services in India just like other premier ones like Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS).

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

10 May 2019

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

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

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

17 Apr 2019

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

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

#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

03 Mar 2019

#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

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

#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

23 Jan 2019

#CareerBytes: A day in the life of an IAS officer

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

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.

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

15 Jan 2019

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

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

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

03 Jan 2019

#CareerBytes: Career path of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer

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

Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification

22 Dec 2018

Centre goes in defensive mode after 'snooping order', clarifies notification

On Thursday, the Centre gave powers to ten Central investigative agencies to intercept and monitor all data present in any computer and invited criticism from the opposition which claimed the country was being made into an 'Orwellian state'.

#CBIvsCBI: Verma, Asthana were 'fighting like cats', Centre tells SC

05 Dec 2018

#CBIvsCBI: Verma, Asthana were 'fighting like cats', Centre tells SC

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court resumed the hearing of CBI Director Alok Verma's plea challenging the government's decision to divest him of his powers in light on an ongoing row between him and CBI second-in-command Rakesh Asthana.

#CareerBytes: About IFS Officers and the salary, perks they enjoy

27 Nov 2018

#CareerBytes: About IFS Officers and the salary, perks they enjoy

The Indian Foreign Service (IFS) is one of the most coveted Civil Services in India just like other premier ones like Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and Indian Police Service (IPS).

Salary and perks of an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer

26 Nov 2018

Salary and perks of an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer

Needless to say, the path to become an IAS officer requires dedication and hard work. The Civil Services exam for IAS isn't an easy nut to crack, to say the least.

#CBIvsCBI: CVC submits inquiry report, hearing deferred till Friday

12 Nov 2018

#CBIvsCBI: CVC submits inquiry report, hearing deferred till Friday

In compliance with an earlier Supreme Court order, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has submitted its report of inquiry against CBI Director Alok Verma to the apex court.

Life of an IFS officer: Roles, functions, salary-structure and perks

28 Oct 2018

Life of an IFS officer: Roles, functions, salary-structure and perks

Indian Foreign Services (IFS) is one of the premiere civil services under the Government of India.

Life of an IAS officer: Roles, career path, salary, perks

13 Oct 2018

Life of an IAS officer: Roles, career path, salary, perks

Becoming a civil servant is one of the most sought-after, respected and challenging career choices in India.

Salary and perks of an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer

06 Oct 2018

Salary and perks of an Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer

Needless to say, the path to become an IAS officer requires dedication and hard work. The Civil Services exam for IAS isn't an easy nut to crack, to say the least.

UPSC: Roles and responsibilities of an IAS officer

02 Oct 2018

UPSC: Roles and responsibilities of an IAS officer

One of the most prestigious Government positions, civil servants enjoy great power, respect, and bag decent pay-checks.

What is the salary structure of an IAS officer?

31 Aug 2018

What is the salary structure of an IAS officer?

Needless to say, the path to become an IAS officer requires dedication and hardwork, and the UPSC Civil Services exam for IAS isn't an easy nut to crack, to say the least.

Delhi to soon bid goodbye to the iconic Janpath Hotel

23 May 2018

Delhi to soon bid goodbye to the iconic Janpath Hotel

Delhi's iconic Janpath Hotel will soon go under the hammer, literally.

Major reform: India sets-up new body for improved defense planning

19 Apr 2018

Major reform: India sets-up new body for improved defense planning

In a major reform in Indian defense, the government has constituted the high-powered Defence Planning Committee (DPC) under National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

How much does President of India earn?

19 Nov 2017

How much does President of India earn?

India's President and Vice-President continue to get lower salaries than service chiefs and top bureaucrats, owing to an anomaly in the 7th Pay Commission's recommendations nearly two years ago.

Central Government on the lookout for SEBI's next Chair

21 Sep 2016

Central Government on the lookout for SEBI's next Chair

On 19th September, 2016, the Finance Ministry welcomed applications for the post of Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

Government introduces automated system to manage negative press items

14 Sep 2016

Government introduces automated system to manage negative press items

Modi government has decided to follow an 'automated system' which will focus on perception-management and will keep top-ministry officials on their toes.