INDIAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE
Government to lower quota for local officers in IAS, IPS in J-K, ladakh
The Centre has decided to lower the quota from existing 50 per cent to 33 per cent for local officers from state services to IAS, IPS and IFoS in the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, officials said on Tuesday.
How Indian Railways’ latest reform could alter the journey of the sarkari behemoth
The IR will now have just one cadre which could end the lo...
High Courts, states stay tepid to idea of judicial service
While 8 states and 11 HCs are against the plan to create All India Judicial Servic...
Only 1 agency to do majority of public sector recruitment through single exam: Centre
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts civil services examination annually to select officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFoS), besides other Group A and Group B (gazetted) services.
File asset details in time or face disciplinary action: Govt to IAS officers
An officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) shall submit an annual return in a specified form, giving full particulars regarding the immovable property inherited, owned or acquired by him or held by him on lease or mortgage, either in his own name or in the name of any member of his family or any other person.
Former Chief Election Commissioner TN Seshan passes away
TN Seshan was a retired 1955 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Tamil Nadu cadre. Seshan had earlier served as the 18th Cabinet Secretary of India in 1989. He had also won the Ramon Magsaysay Award for his services to the government in 1996.
Centre bestows on itself powers to declare any area in JK 'disturbed' under AFSPA
The AFSPA is imposed in areas where armed forces are required to operate in aid to civil authorities. For the AFSPA to become valid, an area, however, needs to be declared "disturbed" either by the central or the state government under the Act.
153 IAS officers appointed on central deputation in 2018-19, lowest in last 5 years
Only 153 IAS officers were appointed on central deputation under the central staffing scheme (CSS) last year. There is also a shortfall in the central deputation reserve.
Govt effects major JS-level bureaucratic reshuffle; 29 officers appointed in different departments
Of the total officers, thirteen are from Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and the rest from other services like Indian Revenue Service (IRS), Indian Forest Service (IFoS) and Central Secretariat Service (CSS), among others.
View: Where’s all the courage gone?
If the ruling party were truly confident of its political supremacy, it would take politically tough decisions to unshackle the Indian economy.
52 officers shifted in major J&K shake-up
In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the government of Jammu and Kashmir transferred 52 officials across various departments on Wednesday.
Wide remit for PK Mishra in PMO
The new Principal secretary is known to be a confidant of the PM & worked with him in Gujarat.
Beyond the resignations: Why anxiety among IAS is only growing
Half a dozen bureaucrats said they were unhappy that the role of IAS officers was diminishing at the Centre.
Anant Kumar Hegde attacks IAS officer Sasikanth Senthil, asks him to go to Pakistan
In a video message on Twitter, the former union minister said there cannot be any "act of treason" bigger than an IAS officer questioning the decision taken by the Centre.
Shah Faesal shifted to detention centre at Centaur Hotel
Faesal who was stopped from taking a flight to Istanbul at the Delhi airport was flown back to Srinagar where he was detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA).
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