Monthly Archives: December 2013

COVER STORY

awards good governance WORK IS WORSHIP The second annual Governance Awards of gfiles was an occasion to inspire thousands of unsung public servants to use innovation to multiply public resources ­  by Narendra Kaushik IT is not every day that … Continue reading

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EXPOSE

nsel scam Operation Cover-Up It has been almost six months since the National Spot Exchange (NSEL) operations were halted after gfiles exposed the Rs 5,600-crore scam in June 2013. But the investigations against Jignesh Shah—the man behind the NSEL scam—began … Continue reading

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GOVERNANCE

agenda mg devasahayam Wish list for the wannabe Prime Minister! While Narendra Modi is creating an impact as the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, he has not yet spoken about his ‘Idea of India’ WHEN Narendra Modi was made the BJP’s … Continue reading

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GOVERNANCE

corruption tn pandey BLACK MONEY No will, no way   AFTER considerable heat in the past regarding undisclosed incomes, black money and foreign bank accounts, the government seems to have become lukewarm these issues as the elections are coming close. … Continue reading

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FIRST STIRRINGS

sunil patnaik IAS officer who became a monk! by Shailaja Chandra I had heard of civil servants doing extraordinary things, but becoming a full-time servant of God was exceptional. This, then, is the story of an IAS officer who became … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW

management non-fiction  Purity of resolve is the key  Arup Roy Choudhury’s book is not only an enjoyable read, it also makes reading about management idiot-proof by Shantiveer Kaul IT was quite interesting, actually. One waded into the book under review … Continue reading

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INITIATIVE

ethics mk kaw All for a samosa! Initiatives for Change Centre for Governance sends the message that if we want a regime of ethical governance, we have to be ethical in our thinking THE Initiatives for Change is the modern … Continue reading

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MY CORNER

behaviour amitabh thakur No more slips of tongue The furore over the CBI Director’s remark on rape has again put the spotlight on how a public servant should behave in today’s media-dominant world THE remark by Central Bureau of Investigation … Continue reading

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INITIATIVE

workplace dalip singh Match your EQ and profession IN today’s business world, management pundits have always wondered whether different professions exhibit different emotional intelligence levels or not. The answer is that, different jobs require different levels of EQ. It is … Continue reading

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STOCK DOCTOR

dr gs sood The worst may be over for now THE green shoots are at last visible in the Indian economy, with the current account deficit (CAD) narrowing sharply in the September quarter to 1.2 per cent of GDP as … Continue reading

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