Category Archives: Babudom

Ruled by compassion

Helpful officials can often act as saviours. R.K. Chhibbar recounts two such incidents ON June 26, 1951, after superannuation from the post of Government Pleader and Public Prosecutor, Amritsar, my father Bakhshi Mulk Raj Chhibbar shifted to Shimla to start … Continue reading

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Striking employees give ultimatum to govt

Tribune News Service Jammu, August 6 On the second day of the strike of the government employees here today, the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC), an amalgam of several employees’ unions, gave a one-month ultimatum to the government. The JCC warned … Continue reading

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For UT babus, cobbler, gardener, special educator on equal footing

All have been bunched together in the same minimum wage scale Akash Ghai Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 25 Do tea-making skills equal the job of a pharmacist dispensing medicines or can a washerman (dhobi) be placed equal to the … Continue reading

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Miffed AG sends set of instructions to Chief Secy

Saurabh Malik Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 20 Miffed at the non-responsive attitude of Punjab Government officials to court cases, state Advocate-General Baldev Singh has shot off a communication, with a set of instructions to the Chief Secretary. He has … Continue reading

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8,000 teachers sans salary for seven months

Tribune News Service Fatehgarh Sahib, June 17 As many as 8,000 schoolteachers, deployed in 482 government-aided schools of Punjab, have not received their salaries for the past seven months due to delay in contribution of 95 per cent quarterly grant … Continue reading

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36 IAS officers in Punjab fail to submit property returns

Jangveer Singh Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 17 As many as 36 IAS officers in Punjab, including Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Darbara Singh Guru, have failed to submit their immovable property returns (IPRs) for the year 2010. Guru … Continue reading

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Amitabh Bachchan lauds Punjab bureaucrat’s book

Prabhjot Singh Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 14 A senior Punjab bureaucrat was pleasantly surprised on being applauded by none other than Amitabh Bachchan for his book on trees in historic Sikh shrines. Tryst with Trees View more presentations from … Continue reading

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