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by the way : Virtual pay commission

THE 7th Pay Commission bonanza of Rs 30,748 crore was announced with a big bang by the Narendra Modi government. As many as 34 lakh government employees and 14 lakh pensioners were thrilled by the announcement in June 2017. But their … Continue reading

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by the way : Taking up the cudgels

ROHINI Sindhuri Dasari, an 2009-batch IAS officer of the Karnataka cadre, may have inadvertently joined a growing list of powerful women officers of Karnataka, including D Rope and Sonia Narang, who not only broke through the glass ceiling but also … Continue reading

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by the way : Passing the buck?

DEMONETISATION, the Chanda Kochchar controversy, absconding Vijay Mallya and the impact of the Nirav Modi case has slowly started percolating down the line in the banking industry. The lending scenario in the banks is the lowest in a decade. Given … Continue reading

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by the way : Sushasan in Bihar!

EVERY day one reads news about corruption in Bihar. Former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav is in jail on corruption charges. There is a severe crisis of governance within the civil services of Bihar–18 IAS and 208 Bihar Administrative Service … Continue reading

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Kissa kursi ka…

Organising the Republic Day Parade at India Gate is an enormous task but the Defence Ministry manages to make it memorable and exclusive year after year. The Ministry is ably aided by the CPWD which takes care of logistics like … Continue reading

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