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Dilip Cherian

Dilli Ka Babu: UGC awaits its chief

India’s membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) was formalised earlier this year (along with Pakistan).

10 Dec 2017 7:18 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Assignment in Geneva

No wonder the “Gujarat club” draws comparisons with the “Kerala club”, when Kerala cadre babus held sway during the UPA regime!

03 Dec 2017 12:12 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Babus are being watched

The Prime Minister’s Office is reportedly directly in charge of maintaining “discipline” among the ranks.

26 Nov 2017 5:28 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: An integrity index

Initially, 25 organisations have been selected for development of the integrity index.

19 Nov 2017 5:56 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Budget team in place

The Budget is likely to be presented on February 1, 2018 by finance minister Arun Jaitley.

12 Nov 2017 12:05 AM

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Dilli Ka Babu: IPS officers being ignored

Sources say that the IPS officers are peeved that IAS batches are being regularly upgraded, while they are not.

05 Nov 2017 12:01 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Ending VIP culture in Railways

Lohani’s biggest decision has been to do away with a 36-year-old protocol that many believe led to the creation of a VIP culture in the Railways.

29 Oct 2017 12:48 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Head-less in Rajasthan

The JCA is also supposed to discuss similar requests from the states of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram.

22 Oct 2017 1:06 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Nothing ‘routine’ about transfer

The Economic Advisory Council will report directly to the PM on issues of “macro-economic importance”.

15 Oct 2017 12:57 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Delhi calling Tamil Nadu babus

Sources say that state governments have been disinclined to make any investments in police, which has led to slow pace of modernisation.

08 Oct 2017 1:11 AM

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Dilli Ka Babu: Another Rajdhani before Diwali

An exercise has been quietly launched to overhaul the Union home ministry and make it 21st century-ready.

02 Oct 2017 12:45 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Forest fire in Karnataka

There are an estimated 5.2 million Central government employees currently working in India, excluding the defence personnel.

24 Sep 2017 12:22 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: A Time-saving initiative

The new system has not only helped officials to get rid of pending grievances instantly but also saved their time.

17 Sep 2017 12:20 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Rare bonhomie in Telangana

The Centre is considering the creation of a secure communications ecosystem for its officials, specially those working in the defence sector.

10 Sep 2017 12:22 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Retirement dilemma

Transfers, though disruptive, are accepted as a normal part of babudom. But frequent transfers can be frustrating.

03 Sep 2017 12:53 AM

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Dilli Ka Babu: RBI’s new talent hunt

The last five years have witnessed over 450 railway accidents claiming more than 800 lives.

27 Aug 2017 5:39 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Plastic proves deathless

Plastics above 50 microns in thickness were permissible.

20 Aug 2017 12:54 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Swadeshi lobby has its way

Since 2014 the Modi government has sacked about 400 officers, including IAS and IPS, for under performance.

13 Aug 2017 3:25 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Talent search by NITI Aayog

It’s hard to keep a whistleblower down, as the Haryana government has often discovered in its dealings with IAS officer Ashok Khemka.

06 Aug 2017 12:28 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Goodbye pay panels?

West Bengal babus continue to face the brunt of the chill between chief minister Mamata Banerjee and the Centre.

30 Jul 2017 12:21 AM

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