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Dilip Cherian

Sudden exit

Modi sarkar has a rather dramatic way of ousting senior bureaucrats it thinks are no longer required. Nearly two months ago, the Special Protection Group chief, Durga Prasad, was sacked.

A different wapsi

This is a different kind of wapsi and a non-controversial one.

Cadre wars

Being the capital of two states and a Union Territory, Chandigarh witnesses a constant power tussle between babus of Punjab, Haryana and the UT cadre, due to the rather unique 60:40 ratio in posts fil

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New Chiefs

PMO moves

PMO moves

Seth gets to stay

The third six-month extension for Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth makes him perhaps the only senior babu that the Modi sarkar has chosen to retain from the UPA government.

Back to beginning

Telangana chief secretary Rajiv Sharma and his Andhra Pradesh counterpart Krishna Rao met in the capital recently to discuss the cadre allotment issue, after the list prepared by the Pratyush Sinha Co

Ranjit Sinha’s successor

Just a week before the Central Bureau of Investigation chief Ranjit Sinha retires under a cloud, the government is making hectic efforts to appoint his successor, though some believe that the process

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Tumult in the mea

Poor vigilance

Trouble trails Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi wherever he goes.

“Ugliness is in the eye of the beholder But may also be in the looking glass; Vanity thinks it will never grow older And yet that judgment will come to pass!”

US President Barack Obama’s visit to India may be over, but controversies swirl ranging from the cost of the pinstripe button-up suit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to what exactly has been the solut