The Supreme Court recently decided to make its proceedings public. Shouldn’t the same degree of transparency be attached to all key constitutional posts?
Mehrishi, a 1978 batch (retired) Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Rajasthan cadre, completed his two-year fixed term as the home secretary last month.
According to NGO Common Cause, Modi missed an opportunity to to set a high benchmark to fight systemic corruption by not putting in place an accountable system to appoint the new Comptroller and Auditor General.
Fingerprints and biometrics are being captured by smartphones, Rajiv Mehrishi said, for the 40% of the population that uses them.
Besides Gauba, 15 new secretaries have been appointed to various central government departments as part of a major top-level bureaucratic reshuffle.
An earlier RTI query filed by Subhash Chandra Agrawal had also revealed that it costs Re 1.14 to print a Re 1 note.
NE Dispatch: NSG Security For Two Former Assam Chief Ministers Removed; Arunachal Village Razed by Fire
A round-up of what’s happening in India’s Northeast.
The Indian Army stopped two infiltration attempts from across the border in Kashmir on Tuesday with security personnel killing ten terrorists.
International leaders have condemned the Uri attack, while Pakistan has denied any role in it.
The home minister has invited all stakeholders in the Kashmir issue to a discussion, even as beefed up security led to clashes, killing a teenager.
Suren Uppal spoke to The Wire about the timeline of events in the ‘Essar tapes’ case, how the company intercepted the calls of many government officials and businessmen, the nature of these calls and the implications of the recordings.
India has not been able to create a strong security shield or work out standard operating procedures that can be deployed during a terror attack
With the security of tenure becoming more uncertain, it is worrisome that 60 officers have sought voluntary repatriation to their state cadres.