In a stern 'perform or take VRS' warning to officials sitting on files, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday asked them not to become obstacles in the way of India achieving world class infrastructure.
Asserting that people have a right to information about obstructions to political executive and bureaucratic machinery and their working, CIC has held that such records must be disclosed even if they attract exemption clauses because of larger public interests.
Greece must undertake new reforms to bring stability to its shaky financial system, US President Barack Obama said Friday, adding that Washington is open to flexible policies that help the European nation`s economy recover.
Senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh today blamed the bureaucracy for inordinate delay in implementing the One Rank One Pension (OROP) to benefit the country's 30 lakh ex-servicemen and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi urgent attention to address the issue.
A bureaucrat cannot be victimised for criticising government before a judicial forum, as it does not amount to service misconduct, the Supreme Court has said while slapping a fine of Rs 5 lakh on Centre and UP government for harassing an IAS officer who approached it on the black money issue.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought to boost the morale and motivation of civil servants and has laid thrust on efficiency and delivery but will his message percolate down to the 18 million-strong bureaucracy known to work at its own pace?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has sought to boost the morale and motivation of civil servants and has laid thrust on efficiency and delivery but will his message percolate down to the 18 million-strong bureaucracy known to work at its own pace.
We can improve the quality of public administration by encouraging bright youngsters to join civil services, who can make the public administrative apparatus responsive and sensitive to people’s needs, says G.Ramachandran
Concerned over the country`s tardy progress in innovation and scientific research, the Science Advisory Council to the Prime Minister has "strongly recommended" increasing investment in S&T including higher education.