In the second term, the Modi government had introduced the lateral entry of domain experts, while also forcing retirements of those bureaucrats facing charges of corruption, sexual harassment and fraud, causing a churn within the civil services establishment, according to reports. … [Read more...] about What is Mission Karmayogi, government’s new programme for an ‘ideal’ civil servant?
The new rules of retirement
To that extent, CDS General Rawat has been going about his work in right earnest. He is working on redesigning existing military commands into theatre commands and establishing new joint commands that will combine the resources and assets of the three defence forces, based on threats at India’s borders with its neighbours. ``The work on establishing theatre commands will begin next year and will be completed within three years,’’ the CDS told reporters earlier this year. In place of the 17 commands that India has now, there could be five to six integrated commands. … [Read more...] about India-China border clashes: How the post of CDS has impacted the chain of command in Indian military
To be sure though, the lure of post-retirement postings has plagued India’s constitutional courts for many decades, irrespective of the government or party in power. The question is not whether a pre-retirement ruling had led to securing a post-retirement government job, but whether a sitting judge who is exposed to the lure of potential future career prospects could be publicly perceived as acting fairly and impartially. Judges are but fallible human beings and personal biases can never be ruled out in decision-making. … [Read more...] about Former CJI Gogoi’s Rajya Sabha nomination is not the first and won’t be the last
With many people continuing to work from home during the pandemic, leaders are challenged with finding ways to motivate and bring together remote teams of employees. But it’s never been more important. Isolation and separation can cause stress that negatively impacts health and productivity. Retired Navy SEAL sniper Chris Sajnog, author of The New Rules of Marksmanship, says the strategies he used while leading a team of isolated warriors can help business leaders, too. … [Read more...] about These Navy SEAL techniques can help you lead and motivate your team
The right rulesThere are some guidelines that you as a parent, relative or mentor ought to set. Stick to basics for the first few years, which means no short sales, options or use of debt to buy on margin.Then there are the firms’ rules, which adults sometimes ignore. Charles Schwab, Fidelity and TD Ameritrade had a pretty much unanimous refrain: Don’t give children the account passwords so they can trade on their own. And if you do, don’t come running to us for help if they make some gonzo bet that doesn’t work out. … [Read more...] about Teen stock trading seems dangerous. It doesn’t have to be