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Dilip Cherian

Dilli Ka Babu: TN Seshan - The babu who roared

Seshan’s stint at the environment ministry from 1985 to 1988, especially needs mention.

17 Nov 2019 12:44 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Is deputation to the Centre losing its lustre?

Rajesh Kumar Singh, an IAS officer who was sacked, has surfaced after 17 years to reclaim his job and get his dismissal revoked.

12 Nov 2019 2:58 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Recipe for repatriation

Some politicians are insisting that the NRC coordinator should not be transferred until he explains how “each and every penny was spent”.

03 Nov 2019 1:30 AM

Call for separate Arunachal cadre

Khandu’s main gripe is that officials sent from Delhi to serve in Arunachal Pradesh come for a short duration.

27 Oct 2019 12:17 AM

Niti CEO puts the pedal to the metal

From time to time, the Uttar Pradesh government is bitten by the austerity bug.

20 Oct 2019 12:10 AM


Dilli Ka Babu: Major overhaul in the offing

The AGMUT division deals with all legislative and constitutional matters relating to Union territories, including Delhi.

13 Oct 2019 12:51 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: IPs-capf tussle on MHA adviser’s exit

According to sources, CAPF officers had been accusing him of allegedly favouring the IPS officers in service-related matters.

06 Oct 2019 4:43 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Mysterious reshuffle

It was said that Ms Banerjee would request the Centre to send Mr Chaudhari to Kolkata to replace the outgoing chief secretary Malay Kumar De.

29 Sep 2019 7:21 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: ‘Rebels’ with a cause quit IAS

Not surprisingly, given the charged political atmosphere, the resignations have set off a political controversy.

22 Sep 2019 3:02 AM

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