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UPSC Topper Athar Aamir Khan Is Back In Jammu And Kashmir

Feb 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Athar Aamir-ul-Shafi Khan made it to the Indian Administrative Services securing the second rank in 2017.

SC Asks Centre Why Can't UPSC Aspirants Who Missed Exam Can't Be Given Second Chance

Jan 29, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The top court asked Centre to not issue any notification for 2021 UPSC examination till February 1

UP Legislative Polls: IAS Officer On Election Duty Dies Of Heart Attack In Varanasi

Ajay Kumar Singh (50) suffered a heart attack while he was on his way to the counting centre

Odisha Forest Officer Suspended After Arrest In Disproportionate Asset Case

Nov 28, 2020 PTI

1987 batch IFS officer found in possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs 9.35 crore beyond his known sources of income.

ED Case: Suspended Kerala IAS Officer Sivasankar Sent To Judicial Remand Till Nov 26

Sivasankar accused of being involved in smuggling gold though diplomatic channels

24 October, 2020

UPSC Declares Civil Services Prelims Result 2020. Check Your Rank At


Candidates who have qualified UPSC Prelim exam have been asked to apply again in the Detailed Application Form-I (DAF-I) for the civil services (main) examination, 2020.

02 September, 2020

'Mission Karmayogi' Aims To Prepare Civil Servants For Future: PM Modi


The exercise will use scale and state of the art infrastructure to augment the capacity of civil servants, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.

22 August, 2020

Against All Odds: First IAS Officer From Kerala’s Tribal Communities

Preetha Nair

Daughter of daily wage workers, Sreedhanya Suresh is the first IAS officer from a tribal community in Kerala

21 August, 2020

‘Won’t Rejoin Govt Service...Will Continue My Fight’: Former IAS Officer Kannan Gopinathan

Preetha Nair

Former IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan, who quit civil services last year, tells Outlook that he won't rejoin his post and that he will continue fighting for citizens' rights.

09 August, 2020

'If Constitution Is Your Only Sacred Book, Political Pressure Can't Shake You': Former Miss India Finalist Who Aced UPSC

Preetha Nair

In an interview with Outlook, Aishwarya Sheoran says that modelling was a hobby while joining civil services is her childhood passion.

26 June, 2020

Vini Mahajan Appointed Punjab's First Woman Chief Secretary

Harish Manav

Vini Mahajan has served in the office of former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh from 2005-2012, and handled matters relating to Finance, Industry and Commerce, Telecom and IT.


05 June, 2020

Civil Services Preliminary Exam To Be Held On October 4: UPSC


This year's preliminary test was originally scheduled to be held on May 31, but was deferred due to the nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus.

04 May, 2020

Haryana IAS Officer, Who Had Accused Senior Of Harassment, Resigns Citing Concern Over 'Personal Safety'

Harish Manav

Rani Nagar sent her resignation to the state chief secretary with a request to forward it to the competent authority in the Central Government for acceptance.

06 September, 2019

Karnataka IAS Officer Resigns, Says ‘Building Blocks Of Democracy Being Compromised’


S Sasikanth Senthil, Dakshina Kannada district deputy commissioner, in a letter said, "fundamental building blocks of democracy are being compromised in an unprecedented manner".

25 August, 2019

'..We End Up With Our Voice Being Taken Away,': IAS Officer Hailed For Role During Kerala Floods, Quits

Outlook Web Bureau

Gopinathan, an officer from the AGMUT cadre, was serving as the secretary of the power, urban development and town and country planning departments of the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

03 August, 2019

Kerala Journalist Killed By Speeding Car Allegedly Driven By 'Drunk' IAS Officer

The accident occurred when K.M. Basheer, 35, bureau chief of the 'Siraj' newspaper, was returning home on his two-wheeler at around 12.45 a.m. when the car knocked him down in the high-security zone area of the state capital.

10 July, 2019

Former Minister Gayatri Prajapati, Four IAS Officers Booked By CBI In UP Mining Scam

Outlook Web Bureau

The CBI alleges that leases for sand mining were issued to beneficiaries in violation of Uttar Pradesh government e-tendering policy


28 June, 2019

IAS Officer Accused Of Spending Rs 70 Lakh On Renovation Of Her Residential Quarter In Rourkela, She Says 'It's A Lie'

Charupadma Pati

Details of the renovation work and the expenditure incurred were brought in public domain after Rourkela Development Authority's reply to an application filed by RTI activist Rasmi Ranjan Padhi.

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