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Rajasthan bill to shield judges, babus from probe challenged in High Court

Rajasthan bill to shield judges, babus from probe challenged in High Court

A PIL challenging the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance 2017, which seeks to amend criminal laws to protect both serving and former judges, magistrates and public servants in Rajasthan from investigation for on-duty action without the state government's prior sanction, was filed in the High Court on Monday.

Oct 23, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

Withdraw 'harmful ordinance', Editors Guild tells Rajasthan govt

The Editors Guild of India has has asked the Rajasthan government to "withdraw the harmful ordinance" that bars the media from reporting on accusations against public servants, judges and magistrates without its sanction.

Oct 23, 2017, 12:40 PM IST
Bill to shield judges, babus from probe tabled in Rajasthan Assembly

Bill to shield judges, babus from probe tabled in Rajasthan Assembly

The Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance, 2017, which seeks to amend criminal laws to protect both serving and former judges, magistrates and public servants in Rajasthan from investigation for on-duty action without the state government's prior sanction, was tabled in the state Assembly on Friday.

Oct 23, 2017, 11:41 AM IST
Vasundhara Raje-led Rajasthan govt likely to table bill shielding judges, babus today

Vasundhara Raje-led Rajasthan govt likely to table bill shielding judges, babus today

The Vasundhara Raje-headed Rajasthan government on Monday is likely to table a bill which seeks to amend criminal laws to protect both serving and former judges, magistrates and public servants in Rajasthan from investigation for on-duty action without the state government's prior sanction.

Oct 23, 2017, 06:33 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi attacks Vasundhara Raje on Twitter: We are in the 21st century

Rahul Gandhi attacks Vasundhara Raje on Twitter: We are in the 21st century

Civil rights group PUCL had on Saturday condemned the Rajasthan government ordinance and demanded that it be repealed.  

Oct 22, 2017, 12:27 PM IST

No action on last-minute graft complaints against babus: CVC

The announcement may come as a relief to bureaucrats, some of whom complain of a rise in motivated allegations of corruption against them ahead of a proposed promotion, impaneling or posting.

Sep 19, 2017, 17:19 PM IST
Parliamentary panel for Army-like performance appraisal system for babus

Parliamentary panel for Army-like performance appraisal system for babus

The committee noted the concerns raised by various stakeholders that the empanelment under the Central Staffing Scheme is not providing a level playing field to all participating services, especially the non-IAS services.

Aug 09, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

I-T officer caught red-handed accepting bribe of Rs 30,000 in Visakhapatnam

Demonetisation might have made it difficult for people to arrange bribes in new currency but some babus are finding unique ways around the problem like by allowing bribes in instalments.

Dec 28, 2016, 20:44 PM IST
'So what!' says ex-CAG Vinod Rai on civil servants using taxpayers' money to fund private trips

'So what!' says ex-CAG Vinod Rai on civil servants using taxpayers' money to fund private trips

Former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai, under whose watch the auditing body had reported on the 2G spectrum and coal blocks allocation irregularities, has defended private trips by government officials at taxpayers' expense.

Aug 17, 2016, 14:43 PM IST
All central government employees asked to declare assets by Apr 15

All central government employees asked to declare assets by Apr 15

All central government employees have been asked to mandatorily file details of their assets and liabilities, including those of their spouse and dependent children, for past two years by April 15, as required under the Lokpal Act.

 

Apr 04, 2016, 14:20 PM IST
Give vague assurances to MPs: Union Agriculture Ministry to Babus

Give vague assurances to MPs: Union Agriculture Ministry to Babus

'The matter is under consideration', 'I shall look into it', 'I shall see what can be done' are some statements that the Members of Parliament seeking information on matters will get to hear from the bureaucratic class.

Mar 10, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

Shocking! Delhi's disaster management car used to drop kids at stadium

A VIP family used the car of disaster management to drop kids at the JLN stadium in Delhi.

Dec 07, 2015, 11:34 AM IST
Babus to lose job for overstaying on foreign assignments: Govt

Babus to lose job for overstaying on foreign assignments: Govt

IAS and IPS officers will lose their job for overstaying on foreign assignments for more than a month.

Nov 03, 2015, 17:07 PM IST

Engineers, babus 'escalating' project costs: Shivpal Yadav

 Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Shivpal Yadav on Tuesday came down heavily on engineers and bureaucrats alleging that they were preparing "wrong and overvalued estimate" of projects.

Sep 15, 2015, 21:26 PM IST
Babus may lose job for overstaying on foreign assignments

Babus may lose job for overstaying on foreign assignments

IAS and IPS officers may lose their job if they overstay on foreign assignments for more than a month without permission, as per the new rules being finalised by the government.

Sep 08, 2015, 17:41 PM IST

Now, bureaucrats may lose job for overstaying on foreign assignments

IAS and IPS officers may lose their job if they overstay on foreign assignments for more than a month without permission, as per the new rules being finalised by the government.

Sep 08, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

File property returns early: Govt to babus

 All central government officers have been asked to file details of their assets and liabilities, as mandated under the Lokpal Act, at the earliest to avoid last minute rush, the Centre said on Thursday.

Jul 16, 2015, 14:56 PM IST

Babus can be assessed on past performances; Centre tweaks rule

 Delayed submission of employees confidential report will not be a hindrance for promotion and they will be assessed on the basis of overall record and self-assessment of the year, the Centre has said.

May 28, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

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.

Feb 05, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

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.

Jan 14, 2015, 18:03 PM IST