Jiji Thompson to be new Kerala chief secretary

IAS official Jiji Thompson will be the new chief secretary of Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy announced here on Wednesday.

Durga Shakti Nagpal appointed OSD to Agriculture Minister

Durga Shakti Nagpal, the 2010 batch Indian Administrative Service officer, has been granted central deputation and appointed as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh.

Major IAS officers' reshuffle in Andhra Pradesh

With the cadre allocation of All India Services (AIS) officers more or less finalised following provisional allotment made by the Centre in last week December, the Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday effected a massive reshuffle of IAS officers, giving postings to many who reported to the state from neighbouring Telangana.

14 IAS officers transferred in Punjab

In a major reshuffle, the Punjab government has issued transfer and posting orders of 14 IAS officers, including three Deputy Commissioners, of the state with immediate effect.

No bureaucrat resigned to join private sector in past 3 years

No bureaucrat has resigned in the last three years to take up jobs in private sector, but a total of 26 such officials have left job due to personal reasons, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

President congratulates new batch of IAS officers

President Parnab Mukherjee on Saturday congratulated a group of state civil service officers promoted to the rank of IAS officers and suggested they develop a pan-India perception.

14 IAS officers transferred in Punjab

In a major administrative reshuffle, Punjab government on Tuesday transferred 14 IAS officers in the state with immediate effect.

Do not file RTI to know results: UPSC to candidates

The Union Public Service Commission has advised candidates not to file RTI applications to know results of civil services preliminary examination.

UPSC declares civil services prelims results
UPSC declares civil services prelims results

The results of the civil services preliminary examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission were declared on Tuesday.

CVC awaits sanction for prosecution against 59 govt officials

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has for months now been awaiting sanction to prosecute 59 government employees, including IAS officers, for their alleged involvement in corruption.

Over 200 IAS officers fail to submit property returns

Over 200 IAS officers have failed to submit their immovable property returns (IPRs) to the government within the stipulated time frame this year.

Candidates for civil services prelims can`t attend foundation course: Govt

Candidates, who have been allocated IAS, IFS and IPS among others and are also appearing for this year`s civil services preliminary examination, cannot attend Foundation Course, the government has said.

11 IAS officers transferred in Rajasthan

Eleven IAS officers have been transferred in a routine reshuffle in Rajasthan.

A glance at UPSC exam process

As the most recent batch of civil service inductees wait get to work, Sanchayan Bhattacharjee takes a look at the UPSC exam process.

Haryana Power Minister resigns in protest against Hooda`s style of functioning

With just months to go before assembly elections in the state, the ruling Congress has suffered a major setback with Power Minister Capt Ajay Singh Yadav resigning from the cabinet.

Ex-bureaucrat Ram Singh first IAS to be terminated in MP

The sacking of tainted IAS couple Arvind and Tinu Joshi from service is only the second instance of its kind in Madhya Pradesh.

Tainted IAS couple terminated from service

Graft-tainted Madhya Pradesh IAS couple Arvind Joshi and Tinu Joshi have been terminated from service, officials said on Tuesday.

Ashok Khemka seeks central deputation

Amid speculation that he may be shifted to the Centre, whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who had sparked a controversy by questioning land deals of Robert Vadra in Haryana, on Tuesday said he has sent a request for central deputation but has not yet got a response.

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.

Centre asks states to stop unauthorised creation of IAS posts

The Centre has directed the states to stop unauthorised creation of ex-cadre posts for IAS officers, being done by many in violation of the rules.