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Dilip Cherian

Dilip Cherian | Fresh minds in diplomacy: MEA opens to interns, sees flood of CVs

Under the new policy, MEA will take in about 60 interns every year in two batches, with each intern spending three months in the ministry

15 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

Dilip Cherian | At last PESB has a chief; she has her task cut out

Hopefully, her appointment will now end the delayed crucial appointments to top management posts in central public sector enterprises

07 Apr 2021 7:20 AM

Dilip Cherian | High court pulls up Punjab govt for tainted cops in IPS positions

The court has directed the state govt to explain how and why it has chosen to appoint PPS officers to IPS-cadre posts of SSPs in the state

01 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

Will J&K-AGMUT cadre merger solve Valley’s problem of sparse governance?

The cadre merger, the Centre hopes, will allow officers in the AGMUT cadre to be posted in J&K and Ladakh, and vice-versa

25 Mar 2021 4:38 AM

Dilip Cherian | Fresh push for lateral entry of babus likely

PM Modi has introduced the mechanism of recruiting fresh talent in the bureaucracy from the private sector during his first tenure

17 Mar 2021 7:42 AM

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Dilip Cherian | Coalition karma takes babu to chief secy spot

A coalition alliance government creates its own special dynamics, which affects the bureaucracy uniquely

10 Mar 2021 7:30 AM

Dilip Cherian | Diplomatic pool to get eight new joint secys soon

It is a known fact that India’s foreign service is woefully understaffed, with most Indian missions abroad having too few diplomats

05 Mar 2021 7:37 AM

Dilip Cherian | ‘Takeover’ of Gymkhana Club strikes fear in Lutyens’ Delhi

This is the first time in the Club’s history that an administrator has been appointed to run its affairs

24 Feb 2021 7:10 AM

Dilip Cherian | Fresh push for lateral entry of babus likely

Though the Supreme Court fixed a two-year tenure for babus back in 2013, few states have complied with the directive

17 Feb 2021 7:26 AM

Dilip Cherian | NGT hauls up Kerala govt for ignoring ‘legacy waste’ directive

The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar is moving ahead with its announcement last year of retiring identified inefficient employees

11 Feb 2021 4:36 AM

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As PM reshuffles his pack of babus, plum jobs for two ‘sidelined’ officers

The Centre has transferred and posted 18 secretaries to different ministries and departments while several have been promoted

03 Feb 2021 4:10 AM

Dilip Cherian | Foreign assets on IRS radar as CBDT lobbies for more funds

Speculation is rife that Mr Sharma could be named the home minister or even deputy chief minister of UP

28 Jan 2021 7:13 AM

Free to air views, ex-babus square up in ‘letters war’ on ‘love jihad’ law

The love jihad law legislated by the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has triggered a letter war between former bureaucrats

21 Jan 2021 4:15 AM

Dilip Cherian | Karnataka home secy shunted out for calling Safe City ‘scam’

Public spats are rarely pretty and the one between these two senior IPS officers has brought out the intense rivalries in the service

14 Jan 2021 12:11 AM

Dilip Cherian | India's toppers no longer find civil services a dream career?

For decades, the civil services have enjoyed an unparalleled social standing

07 Jan 2021 4:15 AM

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Govt's lateral entry move fails as babus protect turf

Until 2014, the chairmanship of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) was held by dairy professionals

31 Dec 2020 4:42 AM

Centre spars with Mamata in bid to turn Bengal babus into stool pigeons

Apparently, there is little the Centre can do against civil service officers who are posted under the state government

23 Dec 2020 7:02 AM

Dilip Cherian | Gymkhana divided on suspension of ex-babu

Its elections are a hotly contested affair, often leading to accusations of use of 'illegal' and 'unlawful' means between the contestants

17 Dec 2020 8:56 AM

Dilip Cherian | Babus angered by Haryana IAS cadre post appointments

Haryana IAS officer and well-known whistleblower Ashok Khemka has entered the fray with his take on the issue

09 Dec 2020 8:01 PM

Dilip Cherian | Caste fraud stench in Chhattisgarh secretariat

According to Baghel’s instruction, all government servants whose caste certificates are false will be immediately removed from their posts

03 Dec 2020 9:04 AM

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