Yatha raja – will the UPSC now change?

Part 5 0f 5 http://indiafacts.co.in/yatha-raja-will-the-upsc-now-change/ The Union Public Service Commission has constituted a committee “to overhaul the entire examination scheme and suit the selection process to the skills required for each set of services”. More than six decades after Independence, after the confusion of many earlier “expert” committees, we’re coming round in a roundabout way […]

Yatha naya raja, tatha naya prashasan?

Part 4 of 5 http://www.vijayvaani.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?aid=3231 [very slightly edited] Three earlier essays on a “yatha raja, tatha prashasan” theme argued that a British legacy of administration is being perpetuated through an institution called the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) that selects administrators through an annual Civil Services Examination (CSE).[1] It was argued that the CSE, as […]

The UPSC is yatha our raja – dishonest!

Part 3 of 5 http://www.vijayvaani.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?aid=2878 (slightly edited) In two earlier essays – “Yatha raja, tatha prashasan” and “The Indian administration is still `yatha raja’”[1] – I’d critiqued the Union Public Service Commission’s Civil Services Examination (UPSC / CSE) as biased and corrupt, evolved – as a system – to replicate and feed our country’s ruling […]