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SP, BSP and Congress to join hands !




Grapevine has it that Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaaj Party and Congress are going to come together to avoid division of votes in forthcoming elections.





Who is the Advisor of Rahul Gandhi ?




Change in Rahul Gandhi’s style of politics has made the people to think that who is his Advisor.





DMK has upper hand?




In TN politics, weak AIADMK gives rise to opponent DMK. If experts are to be believed, Karunanidhi still have Karishma in TN.





Aiyer's Dinner ...




My friend works for a Foreign Relations Think Tank and he drops into my Office for a Coffee and over Muffins and Coffee we get chatting. Me: There's a lot of talk about the Dinner at Mani Shankar Aiyer's place!! Friend: Don't blame BJP for raising a hue and cry ...take a look at Aiyer's past ...in the past wasn't he the one who had requisitioned Pakistan's help to remove Modi!! M: In this Dinner MMS ji and Hamid Ansari were there too.... F: This is what surprises me ...shouldn't an ex VP and ex PM inform MEA before meeting the Pak Ambassador... though informal... but protocol must be demanding both inform MEA!! M: Even RaGa did not care to inform MEA before meeting China's Ambassador..as an MP he should have... F: And that too when the Dhoklan standoff was going on... now too the timing of the Dinner stinks.. Gujarat Elections..... M: And the very next day Aiyer calls Modi Neech... F: Any sane individual doing a 1 + 1.... Aiyer's past.. his hatred for Modi... timing of the Dinner ..... ex DG Military Ops Pakistan saying Ahmed Patel is the suitable CM for Gujarat....... Gujarat elections on... Congress desperation to win in Gujarat ...would come to the conclusion ...Gujarat was a topic of Discussion... M: Can't forget Aiyer's request to Pak... Humme le aaeeye aur inn ko hataaeeye aur koyi tareeqa nahi...so now too the individual who thought Pak can affect Indian elections must have asked for help in Gujarat.. F: Some offers to Pakistan must have been made....quid-pro-quid.... M: But some who attended say... it was all about Indo-Pak relations. F: The smoking gun ...as I have enumerated...doesn't point to this!! M: Will Government order an Inquiry... F: And show India in a bad light...don't forget ex VP and ex PM were there .. even if MMS ji did not utter a word as is being touted...its prudent to let it be a election charge ... Public are very smart and perceptive!! M: Now I hear Morgan Stanley has opined the Indian GDP growth likely to accelerate from 6.4 per cent this year to 7.5 per cent in 2018 and further to 7.7 per cent in 2019... so now Commies in Kerala will send abusive Tweets to Cricketer Eoin Morgan... last time they bombarded Cricketer Tom Moody for Moody's positive outlook on India... F: Sunna hai Shamshaan ki wall pe Congress ka poster... We are coming soon... We have a good laugh and I see my friend off at the door. Disclaimer: Satire. Not meant to influence, inform, insult or cast any aspersions with inputs from MSM, SM and Blogs MMS ji has issued a rebuttal to PM's charge. Please read this Satire and his Rebuttal and draw your conclusions.
VJS





Process of empanelling 1997 batch IPS officers as Joint Secretary in GoI begins




The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has initiated the process of empanelling 1997 batch IPS officers for holding the post of Joint Secretary and equivalent level posts in Government of India.





Posting of Chief Commissioners of IT next week ?




Posting of 1986 batch IRS (IT) officers as Chief Commissioners of Income Tax is expected to be made next week. There are already 26 vacancies and half a dozen will arise by March end.





Appointments in PSUs pending for want of ACC meeting




A number of appointments on various Boards in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) have been lying pending for want of Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) meeting.





Pre- Budget consultations are on




Budget preparation exercise is on full swing in the Finance Ministry. On Monday at the Pre-Budget Consultation Meetings Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met with the leading Economists and experts of IT sectors and discussed various issues.





K D Tripathi is senior-most serving IAS officer in GoI




As things stand today after Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha, Secretary Petroleum K D Tripathi is the senior-most serving IAS officer in the Government of India. He is 1980 batch IAS officer of Assam-Meghalaya cadre.





PESB withholds two CMD appointments




Two appointments at CMD level have been lying pending as the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) could not hold interviews after eight months of advertisements, due to legal cases against the appointments. The appointments of CMD, FCI Aravali Gypsum & Minerals (India) Limited (FAGMIL) and CMD of Kamarajar Port Limited (KPL) have been withheld, due to court stay.





Appointment of Nakra as CMD, EIL delayed for want of CVC clearance?




Jagdish Chander Nakra, Director (Proj), EIL, is reported to have been waiting for Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) clearance for the appointment as Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Engineers India Limited (EIL).





BHEL has no Finance head




The post of Director Finance has been lying vacant in Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) since December 1, with the retirement of incumbent T Chockalingam. However, Subodh Gupta, GM, BHEL, has been selected for this post, but his appointment is expected by March next year.





Four appointments on POSOCO Board still under consideration




Appointments of four Board level members including CMD in Power System Operation Corporation (POSOCO) are still under consideration with the concerned Ministry. K V S Baba, Chief Executive Officer, POSOCO, is yet to be appointed as CMD while Praveen Kumar Agarwal, GM, POSOCO, is due to get appointment as Director Market Operation and Ms Meenakshi Davar, ED, PGCIL, was selected for the post of Director Human Resources. Besides, Ranjan Kuamr Srivastava, ED, PGCIL, is to be appointed as Director Finance. On the other hand, no suitable was found for the post of Director System Operations.





Ms Ritu Arora likely to switch over to IRCON International Ltd




Ms Ritu Arora, General Manager & Company Secretary of State Trading Corporation Limited (STC) is whispered to be joining IRCON International Limited in the same capacity.





No VRS in SBI !




SBI has reportedly started turning down VRS requests of officers engaged in specialised tasks in its various branches and offices.





Anti Naxal operation going on effectively




According to sources, anti - naxal operation is going on effectively. Affected states especially Jharkhad and Chhattisgarh also giving full support to the operation. Sources also accept that same party govt in many states and at the centre also helping forces.





Rural Development seeking services of retired IDAS officers




The Department of Rural Development, Government of India, is seeking services of retired officers of Indian Defence Account Service (IDAS) at Director, Deputy Secretary, Under Secretary or Section officer.





Ajay Yadav relieved to join as PS to M J Akbar




The Government of Bihar has relieved Ajay Yadav of cadre responsibility in order to join as Private Secretary to M J Akbar, Minister of State for External Affairs. He is an IAS officer of Bihar cadre.





Avinash Dikshit posted as PIFA (Air Force), New Delhi




Avinash Dikshit, Principal Controller of Defence Accounts ( Southern Command), Pune to move as Principal Integrated Financial Advisor (PIFA) (Air Force), New Delhi.





Committee to oversee complete integration




MIB has set up a Committee comprising AS&FA, DG (DAVP) and JS (P&A) which will oversee the process of complete integration and delineate all financial/contractual liabilities of the respective organizations. The Committee shall also define the protocols for administrative/financial matters related to the merged entities. The above tasks shall be completed in a time bound manner within a period of 6 months.





Will Kamraj be appointed Chairman, PGC ?




Name of P.Kamraj is doing the rounds for the post of first Chairman, Public Grievance Cell(PGC) under the Delhi govt. He is a 1987 batch AGMUT cadre IPS officer presently posted as Spl. CP, Law & Order, Delhi Police. If he is appointed the Chairman, he will have a tenure of five years or up to the age of 65 years.





Who will be new L & O Chief in Delhi Police ?




Gossiping has started in the corridors of Delhi Police that in case P Kamraj leaves Delhi Police then who will be given the sensitive Law and Order portfolio? According to sources names of 2-3 IPS officers are in circulation who could be appointed Spl CP Law & Order in Delhi Police.





Beniwal and Singh are ahead in the race




If sources are to be believed, two Sanjayas are ahead in the race for Special CP ( Law & Order) in Delhi Police. Sanjay Beniwal is a 1989 bacth AGMUT cadre IPS officer and Sanjay Singh is a 1990 batch IPS officer. Both officers are presently posted in Delhi Police in different capacity.





S P Gupta to be Chairman, AWBI !




Former IAS officer of Haryana cadre S P Gupta is being appointed as new Chairman of Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI). Gupta, who is widely known as Architect of Millennium City, Gurgaon, has been instrumental in bringing Metro connectivity in Gurgaon, creating Multi Road connectivity to Delhi.





Tug-of-war between IPS & IAS officers over crime meetings in UP




The IAS officers and IPS officers appear to be on tug-of-war over holding ‘crime meeting’ at district level in Uttar Pradesh. The IPS officers objected to the crime meeting chaired by the DM as it is the right of IPS officers at SSP and SP level. A circular issued by the Chief Secretary has created confusion and chaos among the IPS and IAS officers.





Mrs Uma Shankar appointed ED, RBI




Mrs Uma Shankar has been appointed as Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). She was earlier serving as Principal Chief General Manager in Department of Currency Management, Reserve Bank of India, Mumbai. She is also a Nominee Director of RBI on the Board of Canara Bank and ex-Nominee Director of RBI on the Boards of UCO Bank and Corporation Bank. Mrs Shankar is a Graduate of the Columbia Business School Executive Education Programme.





Three IPS officers from MP cadre empanelled as IG in GoI




Three IPS officers out of total seven from Madhya Pradesh cadre and 1997 batch have been empanelled for holding Inspector General level posts in Government of India.





MSP of Rs 15,500/- pm for Army’s Hon. Commissioned Officers




The Central Government has fixed Military Service Pay (MSP) admissible at the rate of Rs 15,500/- pm for Indian Army’s Honorary Commissioned Officers as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations.





J M Ram transferred to SR




Jag Mohan Ram has been transferred from East Central Railway to Southern Railway. He is an IRSSE officer.





Naresh Saini transferred to WR




Naresh Saini has been transferred from Northern Railway to Western Railway. He is an IRSSE office.





BoB to hire CTO on contractual basis




Bank of Baroda will hire Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with contractual appointment for a period of three years.





5 IAS officers of UP appointed as Observers




Election Commission has appointed 5 UP cadre IAS officers as Observers for HP and Gujarat assembly elections. They are- Satyendra Singh, 2002, Nagendra Pratap, Anil Kumar Singh, Narebdra Prasad Pandey and Saheb Singh . These four IAS officers belong to 2010 batch .









Jalan appointed as Addl. Director of Snapdeal



Saurabh Jalan has been appointed as Additional Director of Snapdeal.






Chouhan is Chief Communications Officer, Ola



Viraj Chouhan has been appointed as Chief Communications Officer of Ola.






Shinde is Addl. Director of Zenith Birla India



Zenith Birla India Ltd has appointed Bhalchandra Shinde as Additional Director of the company.






Mrs Shah is Independent Director of Electrotherm (India) Ltd



Electrotherm (India) Ltd has appointed Mrs Hinal Jaimin Shah as Non-Executive Independent Director of the company.






Mitra is Independent Director of Vintage Securities



Vintage Securities Ltd has appointed Arun Kumar Mitra as Independent Director of the company.