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Dilip Cherian

Dilli Ka Babu: Clean-up time

The campaign against corruption in the administration is part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s bid to reform the bureaucracy in the public interest.

15 Sep 2019 12:05 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Article 370 nixes MEA meet

The decision to call off the meeting was reportedly taken a couple of weeks after Article 370 was nullified.

08 Sep 2019 7:53 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: DD tries to stay relevant

According to sources, DD will be restructured to turn its creative functions into a special vertical for content operations.

01 Sep 2019 12:36 AM

At President’s ‘At Home’, babus feel left out

Babus were exhausted by it and were therefore missing and probably many also had homework to do afterwards.

26 Aug 2019 12:25 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: No more pay panels?

The panel suggested that the pay matrix can be reviewed periodically without waiting for 10 years for another pay commission’s recommendations.

18 Aug 2019 12:36 AM


Dilli Ka Babu: Modi’s fresh approach to bureaucracy in 2nd term

Modi’s work culture clearly is about direct access, simplifying procedures and eliminating delays in decision-making and implementation.

11 Aug 2019 12:12 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: TN babus divided over circular

It’s no secret that the Centre is struggling to induce states to fulfil their quota of central deputation of IAS and IPS officers.

04 Aug 2019 1:01 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Grace and grit - Sheila Dikshit

It wasn’t easy, given the myriad obstacles in her path, but she made it seem like it was. Her legacy in a very real sense will be remembered for long.

28 Jul 2019 7:04 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: CIC backs whistleblower

The government appointed IPS officer Samant Goel as the new chief of India’s external intelligence agency, the Research & Analysis Wing.

21 Jul 2019 12:55 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Reservation in lateral entry?

The posting is part of a unique and fairly new initiative started by the Central government last year to groom bureaucrats at the Centre.

14 Jul 2019 12:16 AM


Dilli Ka Babu: Lateral entry now a reality

The only change is that this task will not be performed by the UPSC and instead will be processed through the Niti Aayog.

07 Jul 2019 12:28 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Modi reaffirms faith in babus

There is also a school of thought that a civil service background does not necessarily make someone a better minister.

30 Jun 2019 12:36 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Modi cracks the whip

The government has removed 15 senior Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officers from service.

23 Jun 2019 2:39 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: A tweet too many

A carelessly worded tweet has landed Maharashtra IAS officer Nidhi Choudhari’s career in hot water.

16 Jun 2019 9:27 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Will personal staff be retained?

A departmental action by the state government, based on these charges, may result in the DGP’s termination.

09 Jun 2019 12:07 AM


Dilli Ka Babu: ED gives gag order

There is intense speculation whether the term of principal secretary to the PM Nripendra Misra will be renewed.

02 Jun 2019 6:39 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Business as usual

Out of 13 shortlisted candidates, four have reportedly expressed unwillingness for the coveted positions, leaving only nine candidates in the fray.

26 May 2019 12:12 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Power tussle during polls

The Modi sarkar has been working at streamlining the bureaucracy, to cut out the deadwood from the government.

19 May 2019 5:07 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Non-cadre cops for cadre posts

While it is mandatory to fill a cadre post with a cadre officer, there is provision for an exception.

12 May 2019 12:05 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Big bang lateral entry move

While nearly 6,000 candidates had applied for the posts, only 2 per cent of them qualified for the interview stage.

05 May 2019 1:00 AM