Don't hold up senior babus beyond their tenure: Govt to ministries

Noting instances of delay, the Centre has directed all ministries under it to ensure that all Additional Secretary-level officers are relieved soon after their tenure are over.

Lokpal: Babus may be spared from filing property returns twice

 Central government employees may be exempted from filing details of their assets and liabilities twice -- as mandated under Lokpal Act and other service rules governing them -- as the Centre has suggested a way out.

Lokpal: Babus now need to declare details of foreign accounts

 All central government employees will now have to declare details of deposits in foreign bank accounts which includes those of their spouses and children, as per the new rules notified under the Lokpal Act.

No exemption likely for babus from filing family's assets info

The Centre is unlikely to exempt government employees from filing the details of their assets and liabilities along with that of their spouses and dependent children as mandated under the Lokpal Act.

PM Modi issues 19 new commandments for bureaucrats

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has issued a revised list of 19 commandments for officers serving in the civil services.

Govt opens learning resource centre for training of babus

A state-of-the-art Learning Resource Centre was inaugurated today by the government for training of bureaucrats to ensure citizen centric governance.

‘Babus’ in politics: Warm the benches or anchor a win?

As in the past this poll season too has witnessed entry of some high profile babus drawn from civil, foreign and defence services but a trip down the memory lane shows top jobs were yet generally reserved for traditional politicians.

Performance-based incentive scheme for babus: Govt

The government has in principle approved a performance related incentive scheme for bureaucrats but no time frame has been fixed for its introduction, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Approval to probe babus creates privileged class: SC told

The Supreme Court was on Wednesday told that the law which makes it mandatory for CBI to take approval of competent authority to probe senior bureaucrats in graft cases creates a "privileged class" of central government employees and violates equality clause of the Constitution.

Babus facing graft charge to get copy of UPSC advice

Officers facing corruption charges will now be mandatorily given a copy of the advice tendered by Union Public Service Commission to disciplinary authorities, before a final decision is taken against them.

Govt proposes online filing of performance report for babus

The Centre has decided to introduce a system of online filing of annual performance reports for IAS officers and will seek states` feedback on it.

Govt to bear babus` medical treatment expenses abroad

The government has eased norms and allowed bureaucrats and their dependent family members to get medical treatment abroad at state cost.

Govt mulling cool-off period for babus before joining party

The government is considering a proposal as per which there would be a cooling-off period for officers who are retiring or leaving its service before they can join a political party.

Tharoor tells babus to be responsive to citizens` demands

Civil servants should be responsive and accountable to meet demands of "informed" citizens for better services, Minister of State for HRD Shashi Tharoor has said.

Cong slams MP govt for prohibiting CBI to act against babus

The ruling BJP government in the state had recently issued a notification prohibiting the investigative agency from taking action against IAS, IPS and IFS officers without taking state government`s consent.

Maharashtra: Many govt officers found not in office

During the inspection checks, it was found that out of the 355 employees, 217 remained absent were not in their offices.

CBI probing 83 complaints against babus

Fifteen All India Services officers, including 7 IAS and 8 IRS, have been booked under corruption charges this year by CBI even as it registered 83 complaints against officers above the rank of Joint Secretary during 2008-11.

SC for fixed time frame for granting sanction against babus

The Supreme Court favoured fixed time frame for governments to grant sanction to
prosecute its officials in corruption cases.

MPs, MLAs cutting across party lines complain against babus

ity MLAs cutting across party lines were united in accusing top officials of various government departments of being responsible for delay in implementation of social development schemes and infrastructure projects.

Chavan declines to comment on ‘Adarsh’ babus

CM Prithviraj Chavan declined to comment on reports that former bureaucrats Ramanand Tiwari and Subhash Lala had refused to step down.