A catalogue of Higher Civil Service

What are the rules governing the higher civil service appointment? How in the decades the procedure lost its relevance and such appointment becomes merely political?

Importance of 1957 in electoral history of India

The years of 1952 and 1957 mark momentous occasions in India’s electoral history. However, 1957 was more crucial than 1951-52, and set the course of government that India was to follow. Do you agree? Justify your answer.