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IAS officers

Dilip Cherian | Systemic change: Bureaucrats now getting a longer & stabler tenure

Bureaucratic trends Tenure stability Babu reshuffles Government governance style IAS officers

15 Mar 2024 4:46 AM

Dilip Cherian | Longer tenures for senior babus soon

Modi government prepares for a significant bureaucratic reshuffle

29 Feb 2024 12:00 AM

Dilip Cherian | Some officers in Punjab in limbo, others have too many portfolios

The national capital gets a new chief for the Anti-Terrorist Squad

25 Jan 2024 12:00 AM

Dilip Cherian | Centre’s AGMUT Shakeup will Extend Beyond Delhi

Insiders are branding this exercise as potentially the last blockbuster move before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections

04 Jan 2024 12:00 AM

Dilip Cherian | New Rajasthan CM hits the ground running

The recent security lapse at the Parliament has highlighted the inherent risks associated with prolonged vacancies in critical positions

21 Dec 2023 12:00 AM


Dilip Cherian | Scare in Maha after ED action in Covid jumbo centres scam

The worries among IAS and IPS officers escalated further following the ED’s questioning of municipal commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal

29 Jun 2023 12:10 AM

Dilip Cherian | New BSF chief’s appointment marks a strategic shift

This move reflects a strategic shift in India’s approach towards securing its borders and signifies a renewed commitment

22 Jun 2023 12:05 AM

Dilip Cherian | Deputation blues for Centre: IAS, IPS officers shy away from Delhi

The Centre has to confront a shortage of 1,472 IAS officers and 864 IPS officers.

20 Oct 2022 1:21 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 | 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 | 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

Will J&K-AGMUT cadre merger solve Valley’s problem of sparse governance?

The cadre merger, the Centre hopes, will allow officers in the AGMUT cadre to be posted in J&K and Ladakh, and vice-versa

25 Mar 2021 4:38 AM

Dilip Cherian | NGT hauls up Kerala govt for ignoring ‘legacy waste’ directive

The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar is moving ahead with its announcement last year of retiring identified inefficient employees

11 Feb 2021 4:36 AM

Dilli ka Babu: Behind the scenes, babus take the lead against C-virus

Besides taking salary cuts, babus across the country are also taking other steps in the efforts to fight the novel coronavirus

16 Apr 2020 9:23 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Controversial appointment

According to Mr Khemka, the rules state only a cadre officer can occupy a cadre post.

09 Feb 2020 4:59 AM


Dilli Ka Babu: Commissioner system in UP

The government has initiated a major restructuring of the Railway Board, among other “reforms”.

19 Jan 2020 5:22 AM

Dilli Ka Babu: Kaam Wapsi by senior officers?

Indian Economic Service (IES) officers have long felt ignored, overshadowed by the mighty IAS officers.

29 Dec 2019 1:06 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

IAS officers’ act of dissent

The emphasis is on national thinking, even though the Kashmir Valley is thousands of kilometers away from Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

10 Sep 2019 12:03 AM

Private secys to ministers: IAS officers have the last laugh

Besides Mr Jha, the Centre has sounded another IAS officer of the Telangana cadre, Ms Amrapalli Kata, as OSD to Mr Kishan Reddy.

28 Aug 2019 2:14 AM