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Three women to go together ?




It is said that three women leaders Sonia Gandhi, Mamta Banerjee and Mayawati may go together in the next elections to defeat Narendra Modi.





People to vote for Modi in Lok Sabha elections




It is said that in the state elections choice of the people is different but in the Lok Sabha polls people will vote for Modi.





Kamaal Dhamaal...




I take the 5.13 Andheri Fast from Churchgate. Travelling with me are my train buddies.... Amar.. Akbar... Antony. Today its Akbar's treat and he's brought... Aflatoon Halwa and Coffees. Amar: Modi's 2 1/2 hour Q&A with Prasoon Joshi... Bharat ki Baat... dhamaal... kamaal.. Akbar: All choregraphed... the questions were carefully chosen.. Me: You doing Modi a great injustice... he has figures on his finger tips.. eye on the ball... is a fantastic orator...is a visionary.... and his response to Renuka showed his ready wit...why should he need pre- planned Questions...would just ruin the spontaneity...I think you guys think everyone follows RaGa's way.... Amar: Loved his response... rozz 1 to 2 Kgs gaali khaatha hoo... Antony: RaGa faces more brickbats... Amar: If Modi faced RaGa type of brickbats he'd have resigned... no one can call him stupid...Mr. Gaffe... Antony: Prasoon was so much of a Chamcha.. Me: You want to see what a Chamcha Interviewer is ..then see Sardesai interviewing Sonia...keeps calling her a Tigress...and he did this in 2005 and 2016 again .... Amar: And Prasoon's poetry reninditions were about the Nation ...I hope now Modi's Baiters ...Critics.... Abusers.. will understand why he doesn't respond.... he said ...criticism is a byproduct of Democracy... however wild allegations are gross misuse of Democracy... Me: But when it comes to enemies Modi clearly said... Modi ussi bhaasha mein jawaab denna jaanta hai... Antony: So he was a great hit in London...fantastic ...but London does not vote in Indian Elections.. Me: Check out the viewership of Bharat the Baat in India... phenomenal... SM was abuzz....Chai waale ne chai London mein banaayi... parr uss ki chuski humm ne yaha lee. Amar: Modi has gone through the mill... worked his was up from abject poverty... not a Silver Spoon Parachute Leader.. Modi types have anecdotes that enthrall ...that is why listening to them is so absorbing... Antony: Why RaGa too has anecdotes... like his being in a room with a ex terrorist.. Amar: I sure this would have been like 3rd degree for the ex terrorist... must have thought I've reformed why the 3rd degree now... Akbar: Shifting to Justice Loya's death.... Justice has not been given.. Me: The SC threw the Petition out.. and even rapped the knuckles of the Petitioners for a frivolous motivated petition.. Antony: Quite a few have questioned the SC's Verdict... Me: Well known PIL Lawyer is livid... a relative of Jamai Raja who calls himself a RaGa fan ... who is one of the Petitioner's is considering avenues for further action.. Me: I know this Judgement will not go down well with the Political Lawyers... Amar: Ronna dhonna shuroo.... Akbar: But where there is smoke there has to be fire... Me: Cigarette smoke... no fire persay...and its harmful for the smoker whose belching out smoke... and we are seeing the smoke from afar so safe from second hand smoke...if you get my drift. Disclaimer: Satire . Not meant to influence, inform, insult or caste any aspersions. Purely for Entertainment purposes only. With inputs from MSM, SM and Blogs
VJS





Kaun Banega R&AW Chief ? (3) V K Johri




As far as experience is concerned, V K Johri has a fair chance to become R&AW Chief. A low profile, soft spoken and hard working Johri has served in many countries. He is 1984 batch IPS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre.





CBDT’ Chairman to get six moth extension ?




CoS in its meeting has reportedly cleared six months extension to Sushil Chandra, Chairman, CBDT. He is already on one year extension . Final decision, ofcourse, lies with the PMO.





Panel of new CBDT Members ?




The CoS is believed to have cleared the names of four 1982 batch IRS (IT) officers for elevation as Member in the CBDT. They are Aditya Vikram, A Ranjan, Neena Kumar and P C Modi. Formal announcement will, however, be made after the approval of the PM.





Eight 1985 batch IAS officers to get posting as Secretary




About eight 1985 batch empanelled IAS officers are expected to get posting as Secretary in the Government of India this month.





Shivaji Baban quits Indian Revenue Service-IT




Shivaji Baban, Addl CIT, Mumbai, has resigned from the Indian Revenue Service of Income Tax cadre with effect from May 3, 3018.





Suresh Kumar is also CMD, Coal India Limited




Suresh Kumar, Additional Secretary Coal, has been assigned an additional charge of Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Coal India Limited (CIL) he is a 1986 batch IAS J&K.





Why new guidelines necessitated ?




The existing transfer policy for IRS(C&CE) has become complex because numerous amendments. The Cadre restructuring in 2014 and restructuring of Zones and Directorates in 2017 and finally implementation of GST has necessitated to adopt new guidelines on transfers/placements.





Six ICICI Bank Independent Directors hold key to Chanda Kochchar’s continuation




Six Independent Directors on ICICI Bank Board including Chairman hold key to deciding whether Chanda Kochchar stays as MD & CEO or quits apart from RBI’s consent needed on whether she must continue or not.





Opening of pension in RBI




For the last 16 years a section of RBI employees who could not opt for pension in the year 2000 have been agitating for opening of pension scheme for one last time. Parliamentary committee on subordinate legislation in August 2017 had unanimously recommended opening of pension. This has been denied by the Government, even though RBI has its own pension fund and no government expenditure is required. This action of government has resulted in large scale discontent among RBI employees.





Rise in intake of IFS officers through civil services




There has been an increase in the intake of direct recruitment of Indian Foreign Service officers through the Civil Services exams.





DAs for Armed forces personnel hiked to 7% of basic pay




The Dearness Allowance payable to Armed Forces Officers and Personnel Below Officer Rank, including Non-Combatants (Enrolled) had been enhanced from the existing rate of 5% to 7% of the basic pay with effect from January 1, 2018.





Lt Gen Satish Dua is Member in UAV Tech Dev. Task Force




Lt Gen Satish Dua, Chief of lntegrated Defence Staff has been included as Member in Task Force for formulating a Roadmap with implementable recommendations for Government, Industry and Research Institutions to leverage the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology.





Beimopha to join N E Council




L Beimopha has been appointed as Deputy Secretary(Admn) in N E Council Secretariat, Shillong, Ministry of DoNER on deputation basis. An IRS(C&CE) officer of 2006 batch , he is Jt Commissioner, GFT & CX, Shillong.





Saxena appointed OSD, GSTN




Sarthak Saxena,Dy Commissioner, Pune GST & CX , has been appointed as OSD to CEO, GST Network(GSTN) on deputation basis for three years. He is a 2012 batch IRS(C&CE) officer.





10 IDAS officers to attend training in Canada




As many as 10 IDAS officers have been nominated for International Training Programme on Financial Technology by NIFM at Seneca College, Canada. They are- Ruchir Mittal, Arvind Kumar Wani, Sukhsohit Singh, Ms Mugdha Kaur Jaggi, Ms Richa Gupta, Dr. Sunish S, Ms K G Amulya, Ms Bhawani Tripathi, Ms T Vasud Ganesh and Ms Pusaria Nivedita Rao.





IPS officer joins CMs Secretariat in Haryana




1992 batch IPS officer O P Singh has been relieved by the Police Department to join the CMs Secretariat in Haryana as Special officer.





PESB to short-list applicants for CMD, SECL again




The Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) will be short-listing the candidates after receiving the applications till April 27, 2018 for the post of Chairman-cum-Managing Director, South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL). The Board will again hold interviews for the second time after it failed to find suitable candidate at its meeting on February 15, 2018.





Ms Selvakumari Jayarajan appointed as ED, HEPC




Ms Selvakumari Jayarajan has been appointed as Executive Director, Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC), Chennai under the Ministry of Textiles. She is a 2006 batch IAS officer of UP cadre.





Sanjay Kumar Moitra joins as Director (On), ONGC




Sanjay Kumar Moitra, ED, ONGC, has taken over the charge as Director (Onshore), Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC). (We said this on Nov 23, 2017)





V Gopi Suresh Kumar to be Director (Projects), RITES




The PESB has selected V Gopi Suresh Kumar for the post of Director (Projects), RITES Limited.





Reshuffle of IAS officers in Maharashtra




Half a dozen IAS officers have been transferred and posted to different places in Maharashtra. Accordingly, Mrs Seema Vyas has been posted as Secretary, Maharashtra State Child Rights Commission, Mumbai, Mrs Indra Mallo as Commissioner, Integrated Child Development Scheme, Navi Mumbai and Mrs Sampada Mehta as Managing Director, Haffkine Bio-Pharma Corporation, Mumbai. Similarly, Uday Chaudhari has been posted as Collector, Aurangabad; D D Pandharpatte as Managing Director, M S Fisheries Development Corporation, Mumbai and Rahul Rekhawar as Collector, Dhule.





Upamanyu Basu relieved to join as Joint Secretary, Animal Husbandry




Upamanyu Basu has been relieved to join as Joint Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries. He is a 1989 batch IRS-IT officer.





Two IRS-C&CE officers shifted




L Beimopha has been appointed as Deputy Secretary (Admn) in North Eastern Council Secretariat, Shillong under DoNER while Sunil N Ranote was posted as Deputy Commissioner, Hyderabad GST & CX, Zone.





Eight officers of Postal Service promoted to Senior Time Scale




As many as eight officers of Indian Postal Service: Ms Padmagandha Mishra, Ms Kaiya Arora, B Arumugam, Ram Vilas Chaudhary, Ms Binti Chaudhary, Ashish Singh Thakur, Dinesh Kumar Mistry and Major Sunil Kumar have been promoted to the Senior Time Scale.





May awards to be given on CS Day




Four priority programmes have been identified for the awards to be presented on Civil Services Day 2018: Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana,, Promoting Digital Payments, Pradhan MantriAwas Yojana – Urban & Rural, and Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana. 11 awards for 4 identified Priority Programmes will be given this year while two awards shall be given to organizations of Central/ State Government/Districts for innovationsout of which one award will be given to an Aspirational District. A new category of awards for Additional Secretary/ Joint Secretary level officers and Director/ Deputy Secretary serving in Government of India has also been introducedthis year to recognize their contribution towards bringing about transformational improvements in processes/systems through simplification and process re-engineering, etc.





Justice Ramendra Jain appointed Addl Judge of Punjab & Haryana HC




Justice Ramendra Jain has been appointed as Additional Judge of Punjab & Haryana High Court for a period of six months w.e.f. April 20, 2018.





CBI registers case against then CVO, BCCL




The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against Prashant Kumar Sinha, then Chief Vigilance Officer of BCCL, Dhanbad in a disproportionate assets case.





Sanjay Bhattacharya to be Indian Ambassador to Turkey




Sanjay Bhattacharya , presently Ambassador of India to the Arab Republic of Egypt has been appointed as the next Ambassador of lndia to the Republic of Turkey.





Rahul Kulshreshth to be Indian Ambassador to Egypt




Rahul Kulshreshth, presently Ambassador of India to the Republic of Turkey, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Arab Republic of Egypt.





IndusInd Bank’s Q4'18 Net Profit up by 27% at Rs 953.09 cr




IndusInd Bank has recorded Net Interest Income (NII) of Rs. 2,007.59 crores for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2018 as against Rs. 1,667.45 crores in the corresponding quarter of the previous year, registering a robust growth of 20%. The Non-Interest income for the quarter is Rs. 1,208.51 crores as against Rs. 1,211.30 crores in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. The Core fee income for the quarter is Rs. 1,113.18 crores as against Rs. 996.27 crores in the corresponding quarter of the previous year, marking a growth of 12% and Operating Profit for the quarter is Rs. 1,769.39 crores as against Rs. 1,572.23 crores in the corresponding quarter of the previous year, showing a growth of 13%. The Net Profit for the quarter is Rs. 953.09 crores as against Rs. 751.61 crores in the corresponding quarter of the previous year, showing a growth of 27%. Total Deposits as on March 31, 2018 is at Rs. 1,51,639 crores as compared to Rs. 1,26,572 crores on March 31,2017, up by 20%. Total Business is at Rs. 2,96,593 crores. Commenting on the performance, Romesh Sobti, MD & CEO, IndusInd Bank said, "The year 2017-18 has been a challenging year for the banking sector. In this environment our Bank has sustained its growth story and maintained momentum in its financial numbers, which have grown steadily.”









Nupur Mallick is new Group Chief HR, Tata Sons



Ms. Nupur Mallick has been appointed as the new Group Chief Human Resource Officer, Tata Sons . Ms Mallick will report to the Chairman of Tata Sons N Chandrasekaran in her new role.






Goel is CFO, ISMT Ltd



ISMT Limited has appointed Rajiv Goel as Chief Financial Officer of the company.






Oruganti is CS of Muthoot Capital Services



Muthoot Capital Services Limited has appointed Ravi Oruganti as Company Secretary of the company.






Agrawal quits as Chairman of Bombay Rayon Fashions




Janardan Agrawal has quit as Chairman of Bombay Rayon Fashions Limited.






Takyar quits as Independent Director of Oriental Trimex



Rakesh Takyar has quit as Independent Director of Oriental Trimex Limited.






Nayar quits as Non- Exec Director of Magma Fincorp



Sanjay Nayar has quit as Non- Executive Director of Magma Fincorp Limited.