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India  /  Published 11.06.21

Civil services interviews from August 2

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has decided to commence from August 2 the interviews for the civil services examination, 2020, which were deferred due to a surge in Covid-19 cases, accordin...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.05.21

Pandemic becomes surreal both as art & science

The Covid narrative has become bare and impoverished both as policy and story. It has become arid as a technical answer to a technical question. One needs to broaden it out so it has a sense of an eth...
By Shiv Visvanathan in

West Bengal  /  Published 25.03.21

Bengal: EC removes IAS, IPS officers

An IAS and four IPS officers in Bengal were removed on Thursday by the Election Commission, two days ahead of the first phase of polling, officials said. Additional Director-General (West Zone) Sanja...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.02.21

SC: No concession for civil services aspirants

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that no “extra attempt” or “age relaxation” could be granted to candidates for the 2021 civil services exams, rejecting a plea that adequat...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.08.20

Three friends crack UPSC

In a first, three students of St. Xavier’s School, Hazaribagh successfully cracked the prestigious UPSC examination this year. The trio, Dipankar Choudhary, Abhimanyu Kumar and Anurag Diwvedi, ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh


West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.20

An officer and a Gandhian

In the January of 1948 Sardar Saran Singh, a young resident of New Delhi, was going almost every day to Birla House where Gandhiji would conduct his prayer meetings. Singh had just taken the Indian Ad...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.01.20

A chapter on reading

Deputy development commissioner Vijaya Jadhav, a 2015-batch IAS officer, on Monday asked students to develop a reading habit, which she said is the “real strength” in cracking the goals of life. O...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

People  /  Published 28.04.19

Honesty is par for the course: Anil Swarup

Anil Swarup’s future was decided the day he was born. “My father had fulfilled his father’s dream of becoming an engineer and I had to fulfil his dream of me becoming an IAS officer,” he says....
By V. Kumara Swamy in

Opinion  /  Published 16.09.19

What ails the Indian Administrative Service

What ails the Indian Administrative Service? This is precisely the question that has been raised in the book by N.C. Saxena, a role-model IAS officer who helped stop Vedanta’s mining project from de...
By Jawhar Sircar in

India  /  Published 06.08.19

Cloud on Jammu and Kashmir division

The Union home ministry’s decades-old Jammu and Kashmir division is likely to be shut down as the state has been bifurcated into two Union territories — Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.“There is ev...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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