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Dilip Cherian

Dilip Cherian | Ex-chief secy’s return as KCR adviser kicks off a controversy

Having taken voluntary retirement in Feb, the 1989 batch IAS officer from AP has been given a 3-year term in the rank of a Cabinet minister

25 May 2023 12:00 AM

Dilip Cherian | Secy falls in line after showcause notice, but Delhi govt woes linger

What the ongoing power tussle shows are the complex dynamics of administrative authority in Delhi

19 May 2023 12:00 AM

Dilip Cherian | What’s Kishor’s next move? Can he actually pose threat to Nitish?

Some observers believe that he may be waiting for the right opportunity to present itself before jumping back into the fray.

12 May 2023 12:44 AM

Dilip Cherian | Delhi top cop in the race to become DGP of Tamil Nadu

Mr Arora has apparently consented to be moved out of the national capital, which leaves another prestigious post up for grabs

28 Apr 2023 12:05 AM

Dilip Cherian | Karnataka’s voter data theft case resurfaces ahead of Assembly polls

While the probe has established links between BBMP officials and the Chilume Trust, it is yet to establish where the collected data is kept

21 Apr 2023 12:00 AM


Dilip Cherian | Should officers prioritise Centre over the cadre of their own states?

While officers are meant to serve people in their respective states, they are also required to adhere to the policies of the Central govt

13 Apr 2023 12:05 AM

Dilip Cherian | More secys quit: Is lateral entry losing its sheen?

There is resistance from the existing bureaucracy, often due to a lack of trust and acceptance of lateral entrants

06 Apr 2023 12:05 AM

Dilip Cherian | Ex-babus to probe corruption among serving IAS officers

Centre is hoping this will restore public confidence and ensure that corruption and violation of service rules are addressed promptly

30 Mar 2023 10:28 AM

Dilip Cherian | Wrong priorities: Why deluxe flats with public funds for Maha babus?

The decision has been criticised, as Yashodhan is one of the most sought-after government residences by IAS and IPS officers

23 Mar 2023 12:00 AM

Dilip Cherian | Ministers, babus concentrate on development at Chinese border

1,400 border villages have been identified and ministers will visit to understand issues faced by people there

16 Mar 2023 12:00 AM


Dilip Cherian | SC plans to revisit ruling on remit of HC in WB ex-chief secy case

The apex court had ruled that only Delhi HC and no other HC would have jurisdiction to entertain a plea against a decision taken by the CAT

08 Mar 2023 12:00 AM

Dilip Cherian | Exodus of babus from Punjab amid ‘Khalistan’ uproar

The situation is fluid and it does not help that the administration has been shown up as meek and submissive

02 Mar 2023 12:05 AM

Dilip Cherian | Extension for PSU chief caught up in paperwork

Concern has been expressed about the delay in advertising the vacancy to fill the post of CMD for NMDC

23 Feb 2023 12:05 AM

Dilip Cherian | Babus are losers in selection of new governors

That not a single babu was seen as governor material is a severe setback

15 Feb 2023 12:00 AM

Dilip Cherian | IPS officers in Maha need to wait longer for their postings

Fadnavis may be the second in command but is clearly the one who calls the shots

09 Feb 2023 12:05 AM


Dilip Cherian | Bihar IAS body’s silence on release of ‘murderer’ MP irks some babus

Mr Anand was initially handed out a death sentence by a local court, but it was later commuted to life imprisonment by the high court

02 Feb 2023 12:05 AM

Dilip Cherian | IPS officer as addl chief secy sets off churn in Sikkim

While nothing stops the govt from appointing an IPS officer to a post traditionally held by IAS cadre, such appointments are extremely rare

26 Jan 2023 12:00 AM

Dilip Cherian | Mixed response to govt’s idea of corporate fillip for IAS training

The Modi Sarkar has taken a cue from the corporate sector to change the status quo and sought global experts to train young officers

18 Jan 2023 12:00 AM

Dilip Cherian | Winds of change: ONGC to scout renewables now

The government appointed Arun Kumar Singh, who had earlier headed BPCL, as the chairperson of ONGC.

12 Jan 2023 12:09 AM

Dilip Cherian | Sukhu favourite emerges as HP’s new chief secy

Mr Saxena, a 1990-cadre HP cadre IAS officer, will have tenure until March 2025

05 Jan 2023 12:05 AM