IAS AB Pandey and Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani accused of 10,000 crore scam

July 10, 2021 6:19 pm

Former Chief Commissioner of Income Tax DP Kar has sent a detailed six-page petition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ordering a probe against Ajay Bhushan Pandey retired Revenue Secretary. In his petition, Kar has raised allegations against Pandey’s alleged involvement with Infosys and his suspicious involvement in granting big tenders for the flopped network […]

The changing face of Indian babudom: From political loyalties and personal cliques to austere accountability

July 9, 2021 7:40 pm

Bureaucracy in India has always been a strong arm of governance – a permanent fixture in key policymaking. But as the maxim goes, nothing is permanent, the face of babudom in India has seen far-reaching changes over the last several years. The most path-breaking, however, even though it is too early to call it a […]

Vistara vexed by MP

July 6, 2021 11:02 pm

Vistara airlines known for its professional was in for a shock as they had to deal with a BJP MP at the who threw tantrums claiming he was becoming a Minister! No, this is not just done. But it just happened. A BJP MP was at an airport rushing to Delhi. That he is being […]

Buzz Bazar 04-July-2021

July 5, 2021 3:09 pm

Negative antigen report needed for consular service in Jakarta Visitors wishing to avail consular services at the Embassy of India in Jakarta, Indonesia will need to bring their negative antigen test report conducted during the last 24 hours before approaching the embassy. This initiative by Ambassador Manoj Kumar Bharti in Jakarta is a welcome move, […]

Buzz Bazar 01-07-2021

July 1, 2021 5:53 pm

1. No Indian Ambassador posted in Poland for a long time now There is no Ambassador appointed in the Embassy of India at Warsaw in Poland & Lithuania for a long time now. There is also no Deputy Chief of Mission either. Seems like S K Ray who is First Secretary (Political & Commerce) is managing […]

The Buzz Bazaar

June 29, 2021 1:51 pm

No DCM yet for Indian Embassy in Jakarta The Embassy of India in Jakarta is yet to get a Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM). There is no certainty when the DCM would be appointed and with the current pandemic situation, the buzz is that the External Affairs Ministry is in no hurry to rush an […]

The Buzz Bazaar

June 28, 2021 1:37 am

This will be a perky, weekly column on bureaucracy and mostly everything Sarkaari. If you have a tip, please mail it to us at scoop@vibesofindia.com. We guarantee 100 percent confidentiality of your identity and ours too. Baaton baaton mein… Can governors be persons to discuss politics or postings? According to the Constitution, a clear no. But […]