Syed Saadat

Shattered dreams

Shattered dreams

The CDA could earn billions by initiating the process of regularisation.

Published Jun 29, 2020 07:43am
Paradoxes galore

Paradoxes galore

Why is the former AC being reprimanded for a successful raid?

Published Jun 13, 2020 07:42am
Unsung heroes

Unsung heroes

District administration officials are the first line of response.

Published Apr 20, 2020 06:06am
Cost of principles

Cost of principles

That officers of repute are so vulnerable is a failure of the system.

Published Feb 04, 2020 07:06am
Work-related stress

Work-related stress

No one tells civil servants how to cope with the pressures of their jobs.

Published Jan 22, 2020 07:13am
Outside the box

Outside the box

Creative thinking can revive real estate.

Published Nov 17, 2019 07:08am
Police reforms

Police reforms

Are we recruiting the right people for the job?

Published Oct 15, 2019 07:00am
Jack of all trades

Jack of all trades

The desire to not let go is strong in retired bureaucrats.

Published Oct 01, 2019 07:19am
Educated scourge

Educated scourge

The script is the same: a promising start followed by collapse.

Published Jun 27, 2019 07:02am
Siege mentality

Siege mentality

The tragedy is that politicking takes precedence over policymaking.

Published May 14, 2019 07:04am
Elusive innovators

Elusive innovators

Our scientists haven’t tried to create a sustainable financial model.

Published Apr 16, 2019 06:55am
Double standards

Double standards

As they say, promises are the sweetest lies.

Published Feb 18, 2019 07:12am
Reality of reform

Reality of reform

The real problem lies in the very composition of the taskforce.

Published Dec 25, 2018 06:56am
Bullied bureaucrats

Bullied bureaucrats

Do nothing, say nothing and one would never make any mistake.

Updated Nov 11, 2018 05:14pm
The unchangeable?

The unchangeable?

Civil servants will not accept an outsider as their boss.

Published Sep 09, 2018 06:55am
Condemned forever

Condemned forever

Impartially, the Railways has done well over the last few years.

Updated Apr 30, 2018 10:22am
The iron rice bowl

The iron rice bowl

An honest appraisal of civil servants means breaking the mould.

Published Jan 10, 2018 07:33am
Not the high road

Not the high road

Crude attempts at acquiring vehicles must be stopped.

Published Nov 14, 2017 07:19am