There is another set of civil servants who while advertising their persona for presenting themselves to be extra-honest and bold, confront the supremacy of the political system in the constitutional scheme of things. This class of officers is fond of raising their cooked-up issues in the public and participate in TV debates and newspaper interviews. Surinder Singla writes.
The Association of IAS officers, of late, has been a body lacking substantive resources that its officers could fall back on in times of need and also in terms of its intrinsic value and significance in their working life. Surinder Singla writes.
Nine samples of various food items failed the laboratory test in Sangrur. District health officer Dr Surinder Singla said out of 69 samples collected in December last and January this year, nine samples failed to meet the required standards as per the Food Safety Act.
After a long-drawn-out intra party battle in Delhi, the Congress on Thursday midnight declared 114 candidates for January 30 assembly elections in Punjab with top state leaders securing berths for at least 14 of their kin.
The debate in Parliament on inflation turned into mudslinging last week on the capabilities of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his economic team. Surinder Singla writes.
Perhaps for the first time, we have a situation where synchronised global economic growth has been followed by a global downturn and then by largely fiscal responses, writes Surinder Singla.
The global collapse of Communism must be studied and lessons learnt sooner than later before India’s Left becomes redundant and archaic. As it is, the appeal of the Left is on the decline and it is no wonder that India’s young refuse to join it, writes Surinder Singla.