Tag: Ias

Ansar Shaikh
Meet Ansar Shaikh, the youngest IAS officer with an inspiring journey

Ansar Shaikh’s journey is truly inspiring as he cleared the exam on his first attempt despite all the hardships.

  • Friday, 04 November 2022
Loyalty given preferences over talent in Odisha power corridor

Following extension of Mahapatra’s tenure, IAS officers who were in the race of Chief Secretary have felt disappointed on losing plum postings.

  • Thursday, 25 August 2022
12 kg gold, 3 kg silver seized from IAS officer's house
12 kg gold, 3 kg silver seized from IAS officer's house

The 12 kg gold includes nine gold bricks (each 1 kg), 49 gold biscuits and 12 fold coins, while 3 kg silver includes three silver bricks (each 1 kg) and 18 silver coins (each 10 gram).

  • Saturday, 25 June 2022
Kulange named BMC Commissioner, Ananya Sambalpur Collector

Similarly, Ganjam Collector and District Magistrate Kulange Vijay Amruta has been appointed as Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation Commissioner, while Gunupur Sub-Collector J Sonal has been appointed as the Commissioner of Behhampur Municipal Corporation.

  • Thursday, 16 June 2022
IAS IPS officers meet Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik
The Curious Case In Odisha: When Bureaucrats Chose To Compromise Ethos Of Bureaucracy

The March 27 visit of the officials was far from demonstration of Bureaucracy’s undiluted political neutrality. Congratulating the Chief Minister for electoral victory was avoidable; it betrayed allegiance to the party and dented Bureaucracy’s apolitical ethos.

  • Wednesday, 30 March 2022
Tina Dabi
2015 IAS Topper Tina Dabi To Remarry, Shares Pics With Fiance

As per official sources, Dabi, a joint secretary in the finance department of Rajasthan, is going to get married with IAS Pradeep Gawande from Rajasthan.

  • Tuesday, 29 March 2022
Odisha Candidates In UPSC Civil Services IAS IPS IFS Exam
Why Odisha Candidates Struggle To Qualify For Civil Services?

Job and business opportunities continue to be extremely limited in Odisha. A career in UPSC civil services is held in admiration in the state. The real reason behind youths increasingly getting disinterested in IAS, IPS or IFS exams seems to be the growing inadequacy in academic field that has made it increasingly difficult for Odisha candidates to compete.

  • Sunday, 03 October 2021
Man arrested for marrying woman by posing as IAS officer

Baripada: Police on Monday night arrested a man on charges of impersonating an IAS officer and marrying a woman at Damodarpur village under Khunta block in Mayurbhanj district. The accused identified as Rajat Panda of Tihidi area in Bhadrak district faked himself as IAS officer Lingaraj Panda posted in Sambalpur district and married the woman- […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Teacher rakes up bribery allegation against Pandian

Bhubaneswar: Former District Inspector of Schools, Aska has alleged that IAS officer V. Karthikeyan Pandian had demanded Rs 2 lakh bribe per Scheduled Tribe Sikhya Sahayak applicant for CT training when the bureaucrat was the collector of Ganjam in 2008. The then District Inspector of Schools, Laxmi Narayan Das has further alleged that he was […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
Do lapses in Odisha IAS officer’s service record prove his political leanings?

Bhubaneswar: Under fire for meddling in politics, Odisha CM’s private secretary V Karthikeyan Pandian’s service record discipline as a civil servant has come under scanner. While service rules make it mandatory for an IAS to undergo two-week training after 10-16 years of service, the 2000-batch IAS officer seems to have never attended any training session. […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
District-review reports lay bare failure of welfare schemes

Bhubaneswar: The reports submitted by the Secretary-rank IAS officers who had been given charge to review various developmental works in backward areas of Odisha have exposed the loopholes in execution of many welfare schemes leading to its failures. Orphaned Rajesh Narayan (10) in ward No-1 of Malkangiri Municipality is an example of how the programme […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
IAS officer’s son arrested for sending obscene messages

Bhubaneswar: Chhattisgarh police on Friday arrested Khuswant Nayak, son of a senior IAS officer on the charges of harassing and sending obscene messages to a girl student on social media. Khuswant, son of additional secretary of Odisha Home department, Meghanand Nayak was nabbed from his house at Tamando in Khurda district by the special team […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Restoring normalcy in riot struck Panchkula my priority: Gauri Parasher Joshi

Panchakula/Bhubaneswar: When Panchkula of Haryana was burning post conviction of Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the deputy commissioner of Panchkula, a woman, took charge and decided to bring the Army in to control the situation.  Meet Gauri Parasher Joshi, an Odisha cadre IAS officer, who happens to be instrumental in handling the arson with […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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UPSC prelims 2017 result declared

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Thursday declared the result of the civil services preliminary examination held for IAS, IPS, IFS and other cadres. Candidates who had appeared for the examination can check their result online on the official website upsc.gov.in. Nearly 14000 candidates have qualified the civil services preliminary exam while […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Govt initiates major reshuffle of senior IAS officers

Bhubaneswar: A major IAS reshuffle was effected by the State government today. Five senior IAS officers have been given charge of new departments after the reshuffle. Mona Sharma has been appointed the new Principal Secretary of Culture and Tourism department which she will be joining after returning from a leave. Present Handloom, textiles and handicraft […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021