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The “Discernible Lack Of Transparency” In 360-Degree Empanelment Is “Rather Unfair To The Officer”: Former Cabinet Secretary KM Chandrasekhar

August 12, 2018
The Caravan

KM Chandrasekhar served as the cabinet secretary, the highest post in the Indian civil service, for four years from 2007–11. Chandrasekhar is an Indian Administrative Services officer from the 1970 batch of the Kerala cadre and served a 15-year-long tenure with the central government. During this period, he served as | Read more|

When spark meets sprawl: Building in wildlands increases fire risk

August 8, 2018
The Reveal News

Fire is as common to Western states as the drought-dried shrubs that feed the flames. This month marks the 25th anniversary of the Oakland Hills Firestorm in the San Francisco Bay Area that destroyed about 3,000 homes and killed 25 people. At an estimated $1.5 billion in losses – $2.7 billion in today’s dollars – | Read more|

Deadnamed

August 10, 2018
ProPublica

The way cops in Jacksonville and other jurisdictions investigate the murders of transgender women adds insult to injury and may be delaying justice. | Read more|

BJP govt is misleading the public: Congress

May 15, 2018
cobrapost

The Congress dubbed the GDP numbers as “surprising” and “highly suspect” that could dent India’s global credibility and accused the prime minister and the finance minister of “misleading” the public. | Read more|