Narendra Modi’s 19-point code of conduct for babus

Narendra Modi's 19-point code of conduct for babus

Narendra Modi Government has amended the All India Service (Conduct) Rules, 1968. 19 new rules have been added for top civil services employees like IFS, IAS and IPS officers. Only time will tell how beneficial will these new rules prove, but one thing is for sure that the new Government […]

Modi amends All India Services rules, makes bureaucracy citizen-friendly

Once again, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proven himself the people’s leader.

Narendra Modi is the first Prime Minister, in independent India, who has taken a much-needed decision to clip the wings of red-tapism in bureaucracy. This will certainly help the Government in taking the administration closer to the citizens.

UPSC introduces 2 more attempts, age relaxation for civil services aspirants

UPSC introduces 2 more attempts, age relaxation for civil services aspirants

Now onwards the aspirants for the UPSC will get two more attempts for the most coveted examinations as the the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has effected major changes in norms of civil services examination. They will also get consequential age relaxations from this year onwards. “Every candidate appearing for […]

UP Government transfers 25 IAS officers

UP Government transfers 25 IAS officers

The Uttar Pradesh Government on Saturday transferred 25 IAS officers, including district magistrate of Lucknow, an official spokesman said in Lucknow. The Government has put Lucknow District Magistrate Anurag Yadav on the wait list while Rajshekhar, District Magistrate of Allahabad, has been posted in his place, he said. The Government […]

Centre fixes 2-year tenure for IAS, IPS, IFoS officers

A section of promoted IAS officers with President Pranab Mukherjee (File photo)

Officers of the three premier services — IAS, IPS and IFoS — will now spend a minimum of two years at each posting and any exception in the form of transfers or new appointments will only be done upon the recommendation of a civil services board, according to new rules aimed at checking political interference.

Haryana to transfer IAS officer Ashok Khemka for 46th time?

Ashok Khemka denies being on poll duty

Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka was on Thursday at the centre of another controversy with the Haryana Government stating that he has been sent on election duty and hence the post held by him has been temporarily given to another officer, an order he contested. Days after he claimed that he […]

Supreme Court refuses to pass direction on cooling off period for IAS, IPS

Supreme Court refuses to pass direction on cooling off period for IAS, IPS

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to frame guidelines for providing mandatory cooling off period to retired bureaucrats and police officials during which they will not be allowed to accept any Government assignment. “We cannot issue such direction,” a bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam said while dismissing a […]

CBI files chargesheet in Karnataka illegal mining case

CBI files chargesheet in Karnataka illegal mining case

CBI on Monday filed a chargesheet in a special court in Bangalore charging against a mining company, its top executives and two retired IAS officers in Rs 1232.39 crore mining scam in Karnataka. The agency has pressed charges of criminal conspiracy, theft, criminal trespass along with relevant provisions of the […]

Children of divorced, illegally wedded wife entitled to pension

Children of divorced, illegally wedded wife entitled to pension

Children of divorced or those born to illegally wedded wife of a deceased all India services officer are entitled to get family pensions, according to new rules notified by the Central Government. “Where the deceased member of service or pensioner is survived by a widow but has left behind eligible […]

Noida DM who called Durga Shakti Nagpal blemish-free, transferred

Noida DM who called Durga Shakti Nagpal blemish-free, transferred

Gautam Budh Nagar (Noida) District Magistrate, Ravikant Singh, has been transferred by Uttar Pradesh administration for holding suspend IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal “blemish-free”. Singh will be replaced by Hiralal Gupta as Noida’s new District Magistrate. The SP Government in Uttar Pradesh has constantly justified its decision for suspending Nagpal for ordering […]

Centre not to intervene in Durga Shakti’s suspension

Centre not to intervene in Durga Shakti's suspension

The Centre has decided not to intervene in the issue of suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal. It has triggered a controversy, as no appeal has been made by the officer to challenge the suspension by the Uttar Pradesh Government. Nagpal, who had cracked down on sand mining mafia active […]

Change rules on suspension of officers: IAS, IPS, IFoS bodies

Change rules on suspension of officers: IAS, IPS, IFoS bodies

Irked over unjustified suspensions of civil servants, representatives of three All India Services associations on Monday demanded changes in rules in this regard to check any such abuse of power by state Governments. The demand was made by representatives of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian […]