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IAS, Civil Services, Kashmir, Shah faesal

Why Shah Faesal’s acts of ‘small defiances’ deserve to be heard

Faesal has touched many hearts by his sacrifice of a promising career as a top bureaucrat ahead. We need to listen to this unusual young man.

POLITICS

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Omar Abdullah, Resignation, Kashmir, IAS

Not so fast, Mr Faesal: Why IAS topper Shah Faesal's reasoning behind his resignation is unreasonable

There’s nothing wrong if a youth icon quits the civil services. But the lust for power shouldn’t be confused with the proverbial desire to 'serve the people'.

POLITICS

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Jammu, Omar Abdullah, IAS, Srinagar

To tweet, or not to tweet – The dilemma of being Shah Faesal

Kashmir’s iconic civil services officer sparked off a row after his ‘Rapistan’ tweet. But does being an IAS officer – and a Kashmiri – mean end of free speech?

POLITICS

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IAS, Civil Services, English, Finance Minister

Why Punjab minister's taunt about 'poor English' of babus has bureaucrats fuming

According to Manpreet Singh Badal, a University of London law graduate, most civil servants can't even draft a letter in English properly.

POLITICS

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UPSC, IAS, 7th Pay Commission

7th Pay Commission is a slap on the face of civil servants

If the government wants its employees to feel motivated, the salaries will have to be made attractive.

POLITICS

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Hindu Taliban, IAS, Madhya Pradesh, Jawaharlal Nehru

Don't blame Nehru. MP IAS officer deserves action for grave violation of law

As district collector of Barwani, he has effectively breached the the All India Services (Conduct) Rules, 1968.

POLITICS

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Independence Day, Collector, IAS, DM

Why India won’t be free until the office of DM is abolished

If at the ministry level the IAS officer is secretary to the minister, why is it that at levels below that the IAS officer is boss?

POLITICS

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IAS, Viral, Sexual harassment

Now I know why women don't report sexual crimes: IAS officer's posts go viral

Riju Bafna revealed her ordeals on Facebook.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, IAS, Bureaucracy, Modi1

#Modi1: How the PM dismantled the transfer-posting industry

Postings of key officials are no longer decided in the power corridors or at late night dinner meetings in hotels.

POLITICS

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Modi, IAS, Rahul Gandhi, Amit Kataria

Showing Modi spine can harm one's career, Bastar officer learns the hard way

What Amit Kataria, the Chhattisgarh IAS official, seems to have got wrong is not his attire but his demeanour.