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Dilip Cherian

Dilip Cherian | Pro-IAS tilt in promotions leaves all other services irked

The move has created a gap of six years between parallel ranks in the IAS and IPS, and IPS officers are upset at this 'unprecedented' order

26 May 2022 3:09 AM

Dilip Cherian | Cool-off debate rages on amid MNC absorbing senior officials

The recent appointment of Archana Goyal Gulati, former member of Niti Aayog and CCI, at Google, has revived the old debate

19 May 2022 12:04 AM

Dilip Cherian | Centre warns officers filing false info on behalf of state

Apparently, the problem has grown alarmingly so that finance secretary T.V. Somanathan had to step in

12 May 2022 1:49 AM

Dilip Cherian | Spirit of sharing tech, tips among states overrides partisan politics

The dashboard monitoring system was started in 2019 when Vijay Rupani was the chief minister

05 May 2022 1:09 AM

Dilip Cherian | Babus’ stir bears fruit, govt rushes to fill critical posts in all ministries

A few weeks ago, the representatives of CSS officers had met with the minister of state for personnel and PMO, Dr Jitendra Singh

28 Apr 2022 12:59 AM


Dilip Cherian | MHA sets up another face-off with states on IPS deputation

With more than a reported 50% vacancies at both these levels at the Centre, it seems like a desperate move by the ministry

21 Apr 2022 12:09 AM

Dilip Cherian | 'Non-performers' in Sikkim govt are going to be sent to Coventry

Last year, an extensive drive was conducted against officials reporting late for work in govt offices and the latecomers were reprimanded

14 Apr 2022 12:47 AM

Dilip Cherian | Amid shortage of officers, govt sets up panel to find out why

The shortage, perhaps, explains why there are not enough IAS officers on Central deputation or even in the states

08 Apr 2022 12:21 AM

Dilip Cherian | A former adviser to PM secures plum PSEB post

Not only does Mr Sinha fill a key gap in the board, but many have taken it as an optimistic sign

31 Mar 2022 12:31 AM

Dilip Cherian | The wait continues for a new defence production secy

The delay in the appointment did raise eyebrows in babu circles, but the speculation will surely end now

24 Mar 2022 1:46 AM


Dilip Cherian | CSS babus protest delayed promotions

The DoPT secretary P. K Tripathi has assured a delegation of CSS officers that the department is fast-tracking the issue of promotions

17 Mar 2022 1:09 AM

Dilip Cherian | Whistleblower Khemka gets promoted; new rules for DIGs

Centre has now dropped the empanelment rule for central deputation of DIG-level IPS officers

10 Mar 2022 1:06 AM

Dilip Cherian | IAS officer’s role in Telangana’s pollution board challenged

Telangana HC is to hear a plea filed by a social worker seeking directions to the state government to remove IAS officer Neetu Kumari Prasad

02 Mar 2022 1:25 AM

Dilip Cherian | ATS posts in Maharashtra turn political hot potatoes

Sources have also informed DKB that the state ATS chief, Vineet Agarwal, similarly, has written to the government seeking more manpower

23 Feb 2022 1:46 AM

Dilip Cherian | Disinvestment & its discontents: Targets modest rather than rash

The Budget is done and dusted, and the tough part starts now, which is implementing the proposals

18 Feb 2022 12:44 AM


Dilip Cherian | Will ex-oil secy’s appointment as regulator bring stability or crisis?

The GAD has decided not to provide accommodation to exiting babus even if they manage a post-retirement government assignment

09 Feb 2022 1:51 AM

Dilip Cherian | Snobby Kerala babus ordered to remove flags on official cars

Even earlier, babus in Kerala had got into trouble for not putting registration number plates on official vehicles

03 Feb 2022 7:16 AM

Dilip Cherian | Before Tata takeover, Air India gets new CMD

Clearly, the appointment of the 1993-batch officer is an indication that the takeover of Air India is delayed

26 Jan 2022 1:17 AM

Dilip Cherian | Assam CM shows off his street cred, but ‘rebuke’ to IAS officer backfires

The incident got more airtime because the NCP decided to take up cudgels for the poor hapless officer caught in the episode

21 Jan 2022 2:19 AM

Dilip Cherian | Shouldn’t babus ‘cool off’ before contesting polls?

Two senior babus in Uttar Pradesh took voluntary retirement and decided to join politics, with an eye on the upcoming Assembly elections

12 Jan 2022 1:43 AM