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Dilip Cherian

Dilli Ka Babu: Bring on the experts in Indian bureaucracy

Obviously, the question of lateral entry into the civil services is an old one, and bitterly disputed.

23 Jul 2017 12:22 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Mass transfer of babus in UP

Manipur chief secretary Oinam Nabakishore has resigned after being transferred as director general of the Officers Training Academy.

16 Jul 2017 12:21 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Babus finally speak up

Recently, 65 retired babus wrote an open letter addressed to all public authorities and constitutional bodies to take heed.

09 Jul 2017 12:28 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Perform or perish

The Centre has been weeding out inefficient babus since the beginning of the year.

25 Jun 2017 1:17 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Perform or perish

Sources say that the action results from reviewing the service records of over 24,000 Group A officers and 42,251 Group B officers.

18 Jun 2017 3:32 AM


Dilli Ka Babu: Probe-deadline for graft reduced

Some eddy currents surround the appointment of dark-horse Shashi Shekhar Vempati as the new CEO of Prasar Bharati.

11 Jun 2017 2:40 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Modi’s Mantra — Perform or perish

A service review on a government employee is conducted twice — first after 15 years and again after 25 years of completion of qualifying service.

04 Jun 2017 12:15 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Babus assets in the dark

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is still in the process of settling down, despite repeated reshuffling of officials.

28 May 2017 12:50 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Bureaucrat seeks help

The apex court has directed the Centre to consider Dr Gupta’s request for change of cadre.

21 May 2017 12:18 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: North vs South at tirupati shrine

Singhal has been serving as resident commissioner of the Andhra Pradesh government in New Delhi.

14 May 2017 12:17 AM


Dilli Ka Babu: Ready for change?

The Niti Aayog evidently wants the government to reduce dependence on the administrative machinery for the delivery of services

07 May 2017 12:41 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Cabinet secretary gets to stay

Collectors who excelled in their duties would be given special tasks to implement the schemes in the districts.

30 Apr 2017 4:49 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Nothing routine about it

But the issue has been raised again recently, this time by chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian.

23 Apr 2017 5:09 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: UP reshuffle

It is said that the PMO has identified about 50 upright and hardworking officers for the Yogi government.

16 Apr 2017 12:24 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: A lucky break

To get rid of “dead wood” the Railways has begun compulsorily retiring employees based on their performance review.

09 Apr 2017 12:48 AM


Dilli Ka Babu: Unsafe data

The continuing face-off between Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s government and the state’s bureaucrats has deepened the crisis.

02 Apr 2017 5:15 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Transfer politics goes hi-tech

Mr Shinde, many hope that the CM will accept the demand and rescind the IRS officer’s transfer order.

26 Mar 2017 3:23 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Succession games

The guessing game has just begun, and will only get more interesting as the day grows nearer.

19 Mar 2017 2:26 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Modi Prepping for Israel

Mr Modi’s closest aides, but also other senior babus, specially those dealing in defence matters.

12 Mar 2017 2:28 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Who’s watching?

Sources say this is the strongest “revolt” by the babus against the political leadership in recent years.

05 Mar 2017 1:09 AM