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Dilli Ka Babu: Unsafe data

The continuing face-off between Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s government and the state’s bureaucrats has deepened the crisis.

02 Apr 2017 5:15 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Transfer politics goes hi-tech

Mr Shinde, many hope that the CM will accept the demand and rescind the IRS officer’s transfer order.

26 Mar 2017 3:23 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Succession games

The guessing game has just begun, and will only get more interesting as the day grows nearer.

19 Mar 2017 2:26 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Modi Prepping for Israel

Mr Modi’s closest aides, but also other senior babus, specially those dealing in defence matters.

12 Mar 2017 2:28 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Who’s watching?

Sources say this is the strongest “revolt” by the babus against the political leadership in recent years.

05 Mar 2017 1:09 AM


Dilli Ka Babu: Homeward bound

Another hopeful, Navtej Sarna, currently ambassador to the US, will also retire by December this year.

26 Feb 2017 3:40 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Staff crunch

Trust factor” is touted as one of the prime reasons why S. Jaishankar was given a one-year extension as foreign secretary.

19 Feb 2017 12:20 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Absence of maratha ‘lobby’ in Delhi

Sixty-five residential quarters meant for IAS, IPS and other senior bureaucrats were pulled down a few months ago.

12 Feb 2017 7:02 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Delay in appointments

Surely it can’t be the efficiency and effectiveness sought by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the civil services cadre?

05 Feb 2017 12:17 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Extended tenures for secretaries

The govt has given a more substantial one-year extension to foreign secretary S. Jaishankar, who was to retire on January 28.

29 Jan 2017 4:26 AM


Dilli Ka Babu: On the fast track

A three-member selection panel headed by Cabinet secretary P.K. Sinha has shortlisted 30 applicants.

22 Jan 2017 5:09 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: A storm brewing in West Bengal

A bureaucratic faux pas has left the Rajasthan government embarrassed.

15 Jan 2017 2:44 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Jammu dominates J&K bureaucracy

The government’s initial list contained an overwhelming number of state service cops, which the EC strongly objected to.

08 Jan 2017 3:41 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: High stakes race

The list of 11 new joint secretaries appointed recently only deepen this viewpoint.

01 Jan 2017 2:52 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Three’s a crowd?

Mr Chandra’s predecessor in Telangana, Rajiv Sharma also got a similar extension before he called it a day on November 30.

25 Dec 2016 12:58 AM


Dilli Ka Babu: Tussle over turf in J&K

Delhi probably has the highest number of museums in the country, and there are growing.

18 Dec 2016 1:43 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Special duty for special babus

Mr Chaturvedi had been without a posting since August when he shifted to the Uttarakhand cadre.

11 Dec 2016 12:44 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Top court order makes CBI bend

Getting more specific, the Supreme Court said that a decision not to upload an FIR shall not be taken by an officer below the rank of DSP.

04 Dec 2016 1:48 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Whose move?

The discussions were focused on how to take Indian Railways on the rapid path of modernisation, efficiency and productivity.

27 Nov 2016 1:22 AM

An Unusual posting

India has 600 career diplomats serving in the MEA and at 162 Indian missions abroad.

20 Nov 2016 1:59 AM