Harpreet Singh, who quit BSF after a short stint between 2016 and 2017, said his dream of becoming an IAS officer has come true. Determination and hard work were his simple mantra, he said, adding he never gave up hope.
Out of the authorised strength of 6,699, 5,205 positions are held across the country and the maximum shortage is in Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram and Union Territory (AGMUT), Bihar, West Bengal cadres, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh told the Lok Sabha in a written reply.
In Uttar Pradesh mining scam, the CBI has registered two fresh cases naming four IAS officers and former minister Gayatri Prajapati as accused and carried out searches at 12 locations in the state.
In a major administrative reshuffle, the Uttar Pradesh government transferred 30 IAS officers including the social welfare Director, Chief Minister's Secretary and PWD Special Secretary. The development happened close to midnight on Friday.
"Modification to the Mirage 2000 was in process and expedited, and system was brought in place for the Kargil War," the IAF chief said.
According to the list issued by the administration on Saturday, Kanak Tripathi has been appointed as the new Boarding Officer of Azamgarh. Special Secretary Women Welfare C. Indumati has been made the District Magistrate (DM) of Sultanpur.
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) demanded her suspension for the "derogatory" tweet about Mahatma Gandhi and "glorification" of Godse.
In a relief to 20 trainee IAS and IPS officers who had challenged the Centre's cadre allocation process for the 2018 batch, the Supreme Court Friday said they will be accommodated by increasing of one post in the state cadres of their preference this year.
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Faesal, who is speculated to be joining the National Conference, also said that he would not be joining any political party "as of now."
The former home and finance minister, in a series of tweets, claimed whatever Faesal had said was an indictment of the Narendra Modi government.
Shah Faesal announced his decision to resign from Indian Administrative Service on Facebook.
The car in which he had arrived was also found to be having a fake sticker of the ministry, he added.
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Sarangi was 1994-batch IAS officer and was serving as the Joint Secretary of MGNREGA under the Ministry of Rural Development.
Gandhi, in his letter, expressed solidarity against Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to initiate inquiry for expressing his opinion on the rising incidents of rapes in India.
Tina Dabi's marriage with her Kashmiri batch-mate Amir Athar Amirul Shafi Khan, who secured the second rank in the prestigious examination the same year, had created quite a furore
Reiterating that they were not on strike, the IAS AGMUT (Arunachal, Goa, Mizoram and Union Territories) Association tweeted that they were ready for a meeting in the Delhi Secretariat.
In a statement, the association said that it welcomes the statement and looks forward to concrete interventions.