Tag: Bureaucracy

Odisha bureaucrat’s dabble in politics whips up storm

Bhubaneswar: As interference of bureaucrats in the party affairs of the ruling-BJD is coming more and more under scanner amid allegations from politicians cutting across party lines, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik’s private secretary V Karthikeyan Pandian finds himself in the eye of the storm. After former MLA Ramaranjan Baliarsingh and BJD’s Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda, […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
When they have no issues, they attack my office: CM

Bhubaneswar: Reacting to statements of BJD’s Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda on interference of bureaucracy in politics, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday termed such allegations as baseless. Replying to media queries, Patnaik said, “When they have no other issues, they attack my office. This is nothing new,” said Patnaik. On asked whether any explanation […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Clerks protest
Union Ministers’ chopper approval row: Revenue employees protest suspension

Koraput: Suspensions handed over the officials in connection with the delay in giving landing approval to Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s chopper’s landing in Borigumma on February 13 during Panchayat poll campaigning has pitted the revenue employes against the district administration. Protesting arbitrary action, the clerks under the aegis of the Rajaswa Amala Sangh, have been […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
BJP - Sameer Mohanty
BJP urges SEC to rein in bureaucracy for free, fair elections in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Citing that the collectors and SPs of various districts are acting as the general secretaries of the ruling BJD, the Odisha BJP today urged the State Election Commission (SEC) to ensure free and fair polls in the State. The saffron party demanded that the SEC should control the role of bureaucracy in elections by […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Bureaucracy misleading people for 70 years: Allahabad HC

Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court (HC) on Thursday made a damning remark on the bureaucracy, saying government officials have only mislead people in the last 70 years. The observation came from Justice S.P. Kesharwani while hearing the case of one Dulari Devi, who has been fighting her case for the last 19 years. Rapping the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Damodar Rout
Odisha minister calls self "inefficient" & "helpless"

Bhubaneswar: Anguished over not being able to operate defunct sugar mills and cold storages in the state, Odisha minister Damodar Rout today called himself as “most inefficient” and “helpless” person in the government. “Do not ashame me by referring that I am most able minister in the state. I am, in fact, the most inefficient […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
The Power Behind The Throne

Everyone talks about him. But for some strange reason, no one names him. Rarely has an officer – and that too one not belonging to the senior echelons of the bureaucracy – enjoyed so much clout. Even more rarely has someone who has so consciously and scrupulously stayed away from public glare been the centre […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
Odisha govt effects major reshuffle in bureaucracy

Bhubaneswar: Kendrapara Collector Prem Chandra Chaudhary was today appointed Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner after a major bureaucratic reshuffle in Odisha.  Samarth Verma, presently posted as BMC Commissioner, has been appointed Kendrapara Collector. Following the reshuffle in IAS and OAS levels, 32 officers were transferred and given assignments. District collector of Cuttack, Aravind Agrawal, has […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Odisha Govt Effects Reshuffle In Bureaucracy

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today made some changes in the bureaucracy. As a part of the reshuffle, the current Director of Higher Education, Niranjan Sahu has been given additional charge as the Labour Commissioner. Director of Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Susanta Mohapatra has been appointed as Additional Secretary to Health & […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Being Humane, Humble & Sensitive, Drivers Of Efficient Bureaucracy

Certain beliefs give both life and living a new dimension. I am not discussing on beliefs that could have religion connect. These beliefs I am talking about are secular, a part of art of living. As a child a bruise while playing with friends pained less when friends sat around you and said comforting words. […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021