Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said that as many as 167 posts of Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFS) are lying vacant in the state.
A BJP delegation on Wednesday met Bihar Chief Electoral Officer and lodged their protest against the large- scale transfer of IAS and IPS officers ahead of the state assembly polls and requested that those serving in a post for less than three years be allowed to stay.
The topper of civil services examination has got about 53 per cent, thus showing the strict pattern of civil services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for selecting country's top bureaucrats.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday congratulated all the students who have cleared the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) exam and said it was great to see women securing the top ranks in the prestigious exam.
Nine new Joint Secretaries, including five IAS and four officers belonging to other services, have been appointed in the central government ministries as part of a bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the government on Tuesday.
In the wake of Delhi Law Minister Jitendra Singh Tomar's fake degree and marksheet controversy, Uttar Pradesh's senior most IAS officer on Friday said degrees and educational qualification certificates of MLAs, MPs, ministers and bureaucrats in the state must be re-verified.
The Centre has modified its Joint Secretary-level empanelment process for officers of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and other Group A services, allowing them to raise specific concerns regarding arbitrary downgrading of their appraisals among others.