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gfiles is the country's first independent magazine written, designed and produced for India's civil services—the vast and formidable network of bureaucracies and public sector organisations that provides continuity and stability to this nation's governance.

By the way : Power to women

DO you remember the first time you purchased a condom? Or, the first time you mustered courage to ask for the first packet of sanitary napkin? Almost 99 per cent of the readers, or may be all of them, would … Continue reading

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By the way : Confused bureaucracy

IF there was one area where the bureaucracy was quite efficient, it was in appointments to senior posts, especially ministerial secretaries. Although there were intense, sometimes bloody, tussles for the actual ministries, the names of the individuals were decided much … Continue reading

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By the way : Tussle for power

Who runs the Home Ministry of India? The answer would be obvious, former UP Chief Minister and Home Minister Rajnath Singh administers the pivotal ministry of India. But, if insiders are to be believed, the situation states otherwise. Even the … Continue reading

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By the way : Secret PMO language

EVERY Kingdom had its own language and style of working developed over centuries. Sometimes palace courtiers spoke in sign language and the message was passed on. This was to keep a check on intrigues. Our Prime Minister’s Office is following … Continue reading

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Bric a Brac : Wooing Rajnikanth

THE BJP is determined to make inroads in Tamil Nadu after Kerala by all means. The biggest hurdle for them is to find a credible leader. The ruling AIAMDK is on the verge of the collapse. The BJP does not … Continue reading

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