Monthly Archives: April 2014

COVER STORY

Elections 2014 Prabhat Kumar Should a civil servant join politics? While there may be a couple of exceptions, as a thumb rule, the roles of a civil servant and a politician are radically different and should be kept separate Hurtling … Continue reading

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COVER STORY

elections 2014 mg devasahayam Civil servants as political masters! Of late, the herd mentality has taken over and many civil servants are queuing up to grab a chance of getting a Lok Sabha ticket and becoming MPs, MLAs and ministers!.. … Continue reading

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COVER STORY

elections 2014 Taking the plunge There are those who choose to opt for politics after retirement and then there are some who leave a career midway to serve the nation in a different avatar byNeeraj Mahajan The debate is on: … Continue reading

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From the editor

What kind of India did we dream of? The vision statement (read manifesto) of political parties is a dream-selling document, but the answer to the above question is blurred by the lust of political masters to capture power by any … Continue reading

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GOVERNANCE

security propaganda Meddling with national security? Corruption and treason are the worst forms of threat to national security. Are we sure that this combine is not in place in India? by m g devasahayam Some weeks ago, a group of … Continue reading

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GOVERNANCE

growth ashwani lohani Making an organisation tick The operating ratio of an organisation is the single most important pointer of excellence Organisational excellence is the need of the hour, and I wonder what excellence in organisations is really all about… … Continue reading

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FIRST STIRRINGS

shova nanarayan ‘You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching’ byShailaja Chandra Finding an unusual retired woman civil servant proved to be a challenge. Some have achieved high visibility but I needed a compelling story, not a list of achievements. And … Continue reading

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INITIATIVE

workplace dalip singh Consequences of high and low EQ You may not be able to choose many of the events in your life, but you can choose how to react to them. You are responsible for your thoughts, emotions and … Continue reading

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ADVERTISING

trends gopinath menon Whither Advertising Agency? The unfortunate erosion of advertising agencies in India As a college student at the University of Delhi, I always looked at the world of advertising as a factory for building dreams. Ads fascinated me … Continue reading

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MY CORNER

judiciary amitabh thakur Transparent Judiciary Need of the hour For fear of contempt of court, grievances against the judiciary are either not aired or not redressed Contempt of court! These three words every judge would love to use whenever he … Continue reading

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