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'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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.