Ex-IAS officer Deepak Gupta named UPSC chief

The government has appointed former IAS officer Deepak Gupta as new chairman of UPSC, breaking away from the tradition of appointing the chief from the serving members of the Commission.

Arvind Mayaram gets second transfer order in a fortnight

Senior bureaucrat Arvind Mayaram has received a second transfer order in a fortnight.

IAS officer Pradeep Sharma sent to five-day police custody

Suspended Gujarat-cadre IAS officer Pradeep Sharma was on Tuesday remanded in five days' police custody by a Bhuj court in connection with a corruption case.

Vijay Laxmi Joshi appointed Secy in Ministry of Drinking Water

Senior IAS officer Vijay Laxmi Joshi has been appointed as Secretary in Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.

Humour, wit find space in civil servant's book

One would expect a civil servant to write about grim, political issues, but Vivek Atray preferred to use "intelligent humour" to tell a tale, as he feels this genre is extremely challenging and excites him the most.

Maid killed at retired IAS officer`s house

A 21-year-old maid was allegedly killed by another servant at the house of a retired IAS officer, who is currently serving as a consultant with the Election Commission`s office.

Shakuntla Jakhu to take over as new Haryana Chief Secretary

Senior IAS officer Shakuntla Jakhu will be Haryana`s new Chief Secretary.

Using Ashok Kemka`s services means good governance for all: Kiran Bedi

Amid speculation that whistleblower IAS officer may be shifted to the Centre, Kiran Bedi said on Tuesday that using Ashok Khemka`s services optimally meant good governance for benefit of all.

Meghalaya gets new chief secretary

PBO Warjri, a 1978 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, has been appointed the new chief secretary of Meghalaya, an official said Saturday.

Selvakumar appointed director in PMO

Senior IAS officer S Selvakumar has been appointed as Director in the Prime Minister`s Office.

VS seizes on IAS officer`s complaint against Chief Secretary

A senior IAS officer`s reported complaint that he was being harassed by Chief Secretary had its echo in the Assembly on Thursday with opposition leader V S Achuthanandan seizing on it to attack the government alleging civil servants in Kerala were indulging in "faction feud" resulting in administrative impasse.

Snooping scandal: Gujarat Govt hits back ex-IAS officer in SC

Attacking suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma for raking up the alleged snooping controversy, the Gujarat government has told the Supreme Court that no one`s right to privacy was violated.

IAS KP Ramaiah joins JD(U) to take on LS Speaker Meira Kumar

Retired Bihar cadre IAS officer KP Ramaiah joined JD(U) amid indication that he would take on Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar in Sasaram Lok Sabha seat.

Former bureaucrats unsure of role in bringing stability

Former bureaucrats, who are seeking to contest coming LS polls from Jharkhand on tickets from different political parties, are not sure if they can play any role in bringing about stability.

Rajasthan govt suspends rape accused IAS officer BB Mohanty

IAS officer BB Mohanty was on Tuesday suspended by the Rajasthan government following allegations of sexual exploitation against him.

Girl records statement on exploitation by IAS officer in Rajasthan

A 22-year-old girl who has accused a senior IAS officer of sexually exploiting her recorded her statement before a magistrate Tuesday, police said.

Rajasthan IAS officer accused of sexual exploitation

A first information report was Saturday registered against a senior IAS officer here on the basis of a complaint filed by a 22-year-old girl who accused him of sexual exploitation after promising her help to clear the civil service exam, police said.

Rajeev Kher appointed new Commerce Secretary

Senior IAS officer Rajeev Kher has been appointed Secretary in Department of Commerce.

SK Srivastava assumes charge as Delhi Chief Secretary

Senior IAS officer Sanjoy Kumar Srivastava on Thursday assumed charge as Chief Secretary of Delhi Government.

Guj IAS officer weighed in blood

Spearheading a blood donation drive for last many years, an IAS officer was on Monday weighed in 79 litres of blood donated by 513 people at a village near here.