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Civil Services - IAS, IFS, IPS, IRS etc

J'khand Civil Service Exam Irregularities: BJP Creates Ruckus In Assembly, CM Attacks 'Manuwadi' Mindset

Dec 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Soren, however, said, "There has been no interference from the government (in conducting examinations).

NCP MP Demands Age Relaxation To Civil Services Aspirants In View Of Covid Pandemic

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Rajya Sabha member Fauzia Khan on Friday made a case for providing age relaxation to civil services aspirants in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Raijor Dal and Assam Jatiya Parishad Oppose Government Decision To Abolish Language Paper In Civil Services Exam

Addressing a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said recognised languages would include Bodo or Bengali or any other tribal language of the state, and also Hindi as many people in Assam speak it.

Lucknow: Eleven Out Of 48 IFS Officers At Training Test Positive For Covid-19

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

11 out of 48 IFS officers who went for a mid-career training at Lucknow from Dehradun's Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy have tested positive for Covid-19.

West Bengal Mulls Lateral Entry In Bureaucracy, Similar To Centre’s Move

The officials in the state administration said lateral entry would be done for the posts including special secretary and joint secretaries.

27 September, 2021

‘Not A Simple Achievement’: Meet Himachal’s Visually Challenged Umesh Labana Who Cracked UPSC

Ashwani Sharma

Umesh Labana looks forward to join the elite IAS service and preferably work on projects to change the mindset of the society towards physically challenged or visually impaired people.

24 September, 2021

761 Candidates Qualify UPSC Civil Services Exam, Engineering Graduates Bag Top Positions

Outlook Web Desk

The UPSC result declaration for civil services 2020 saw engineering graduates Shubham Kumar and Jagrati Awasthi bagging first and second rank respectively.

07 September, 2021

Kerala IAS Officer Faces Case For Sending Inappropriate WhatsApp Sticker To Woman Journalist

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident happened in February this year. But the police registered the case on Tuesday after obtaining legal advice on the issue.

30 August, 2021

Caught On Camera: Karnal SDM Asks Cops To Break Farmers’ Heads During Protest; Deputy CM Promises Action

Outlook Web Bureau

Karnal SDM Ayush Sinha, a 2018-batch IAS officer, was caught on camera telling police to ‘break farmers’ heads’ during the protest.

24 July, 2021

Gun Licence Racket: CBI Conducts Raids At 40 Locations In J&K, Delhi

Naseer Ganai

Raids were conducted at the official and residential premises of senior officials including the IAS and the KAS officers.

25 June, 2021

Portrait Of An Ace Kolkata Conman Held For Fake Covid-19 Vaccination

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The fake ‘IAS’ claiming to be a top Kolkata Municipal Corporation officer was arrested following actor-turned TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty’s complaint


19 June, 2021

Covid Warrior: How This IAS Officer Turned The Tide In Chennai

G.C. Shekhar

With his experience at managing disasters – tsunami, cyclones and floods-, Gagandeep Singh Bedi’s appointment as Commissioner of Greater Chennai Corporation during the second wave of Covid-19 was a real master stroke.

14 June, 2021

Rebels Without A Cause: Duplicity Of Retired Babus Giving Unsolicited Advise

Sachin Shridhar

How some retired bureaucrats morph into indignant conscience keepers of the nation.

21 April, 2021

Watch: Selfless Delhi Constable Rescues 80-Year-Old Covid Patient Abandoned By Family

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi police constable visited the house to aide the elderly after receiving a call from his daughter and saw a poster outside which said that after death his body may be handed over to police.

16 March, 2021

The IAS Have Brought This Upon Themselves

Arun Bhatnagar

Over the years, the fall of the IAS has been precipitous and such that it now requires a root and branch overhaul, including at the induction stage.

07 March, 2021

Hamari Chhoriyan Ke Chore Se Kam Hai, A Himachal Version

Ashwani Sharma

Himachal police go all out to celebrate women’s contribution to police force on Women’s Day

11 February, 2021

UPSC's Reserve List Is Not Waiting List: Jitendra Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

Since CSE-2002, the Commission maintains a confidential consolidated reserve list that includes candidates from general and reserved categories.


06 February, 2021

Speculations Of Shah Faesal's Comeback To Civil Services Rife After Govt Says He Has A 'Change Of Heart'

Naseer Ganai

This year in January, Faesal broke his long silence and praised the government's vaccination drive.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz