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Learning from the best

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working to change the dynamics of the civil services of India. As many as 175 IAS officers of the 2015 batch who are completing phase-II training at the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration … Continue reading

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Donating a day’s salary

When Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje decides to take up an issue, she does it with full enthusiasm and expects the bureaucracy to follow her with full devotion. But civil servants in Rajasthan are very low profile in nature. They … Continue reading

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Modi fan

Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu is the most important politician in Prime Narendra Modi’s crisis management team. He is holding dual charge of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information and Broadcasting Ministries. As he has been the President of the BJP … Continue reading

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Omita Paul’s new job

Who does not know Omita Paul in New Delhi, she is the Secretary to the President of India till July 25, 2017. She has been one of the most influential civil servants of the decade. She stood by Pranab Mukherjee … Continue reading

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Shake up or shake down

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and the Indian Foreign Service have long been seen as silos, sometimes criticised at home as aloof and elitist. Yet peers view the IFS as among the best diplomatic services. Though MEA has a … Continue reading

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