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Is it a dream or reality of new Government ?

Anti-Modi forces say that next NDA Government will be minus Narendra Modi with the support of Mamta Banerjee, Mayawati, Naveen Patnaik and TRS. Now one has to wait till May 23.

BJP to loose sheen after Modi !

In a get-together, people were heard saying that as long as Narendra Modi is PM, BJP will survive. One need not elaborate.

This Lok Sabha polls sans Ram temple movement leaders

These Lok Sabha polls are bereft of the Ram temple movement leaders who had made there presence felt in the past three decades or so. All those BJP leaders, like Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti, Kalyan Singh and Vinay Katiyar, who led the Ram Janmabhoomi movement in the late 1980s and the early 1990s, are absent from the electoral race this time. While some of them themselves declared not to contest the ensuing Lok Sabha polls, others were denied tickets by the party

Supreme Court judgements –a turning point ?

Will a couple of Supreme Court Judgements in this turmoil be turning point in Indian politics? One can only wait and watch.

Muley is Member of NHRC

Dnyaneshwar Muley (IFS 1983), who recently retired as a Secretary in Ministry of External Affairs has reportedly been appointed as a Member of National Human Rights Commission for a period of five years with a status of a Supreme Court judge.

OBC now next on the Govt’s merger list ?

There are discussions doing rounds in the Banking circles that the Central government might merge even Oriental Bank of Commerce with a public sector bank in due course.

Narang to move to London !

Manmeet Singh Narang is moving to London as Minister Coordination. He is 1994 batch IPS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre.

O N Bhaskar to succeed Narang in Ahmadabad

O N Bhaskar will succeed M S Narang in Ahmadabad after the Lok Sabha elections. He is 1997 batch IPS officer of Bihar cadre.

Air HQ may nominate officer for proposed Space Command?

The Air Headquarters is likely to nominate an officer for the Central Government’s proposed Space Command on Defence.

Manoj Kumar Prasad yet to get orders for Director (Tech), SECL

Manoj Kumar Prasad, GM, NCL is still waiting for the appointment orders as Director (Technical), South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL). A vacancy of this post is arising on May 1, 2019 with retirement of Kuldip Prasad.

Sanjiv Dua likely to join as MD, NHDC Ltd month end

Sanjiv Dua, CGM, MMTC, is expected to take over the charge as Managing Director, National Handloom Development Corporation (NHDC) Limited, in last week of April, 2019.

Ravindra Kumar likely to return to parent cadre on May 1

Ravindra Kumar, Director Finance, NEPA Limited is expected to return to his parent organization on May 1, 2019.

Tenure of Gangopadhyay ends in April, Dhillon yet to get orders for Director (Proj), PFC

The tenure of C Gangopadhyay as Director Projects, Power Finance Corporation (PFC), is coming to an end on April 30, 2019. Ravinder Singh Dhillon, ED, PFC, selected for the post, is still waiting for appointment orders.

Major retirement of IAS officers in Odisha

As many as six Odisha cadre IAS officers are retiring in April 2019. They are: Dhiren Kumar Patnaik, Purusottam Sahoo, Pravat Kumar Lenka, Hari Ballav Mishra, Premanidhi Seth, Prasanta Kumar Das.

Sivakumar goes on deputation

V Sivakumar, who has been selected as IFA, in Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle Facility (FRFCF) at Kalapakkam near Chennai, joins the post on deputation for five years. CBIC has placed his services at the disposal of the deptt of Atomic Energy. He is a 2004 batch IRS(C&CE) batch officer and posted as Addl Commissioner, Tuticorin Custom, TN.

Appointments of new DRMs in Railways

More than two dozen Railway officers have been appointed as Divisional Railway Managers (DRMs) in various Railway zones. Accordingly, Parmeshwar Funkwal (IRSE) has been appointed as DRM, Rajkot, while Rajesh Agarwal (IRSE) will now be DRM, Ferozepur and Vijay Kumar Panjiar (IRSE) is DRM, Varanasi. Similarly, P Sreenivas (IRSE) has been appointed as DRM, Vijayawada; Vivek Kumar (IRSE) as DRM, Bhusaval; Sukhmal Chand Jain (IRSE) as DRM, Delhi; Sanjay Kumar Srivastava(IRSE) as DRM, Bikaner; Shashi Kant Singh(IRTS) as DRM, Khurda Road; Neeraj Ambastha(IRTS) as DRM, Jhansi; Deepak Kumar Jha(IRTS) as DRM, Ahmedabad; Sanjay Tripathi (IRTS) as DRM, Lucknow; V R Lenin (IRTS) as DRM, Madurai; Anil Kumar Gupta (IRSME) as DRM, Sonpur; Kanver Sain Jain (IRSME) as DRM, Alipurduar; Ajay Kumar (IRSME) as DRM, Tiruchirapalli; Sumit Sarkar (IRSME), as DRM, Katihar; Uday Borwankar (IRSME) as DRM, Bhopal; P Mahesh (IRSME) as DRM, Chennai; Nuvvula Sita Rama Prasad (IRSME) as DRM, Hyderabad; Chetan Srivastava (IRSEE) as DRM, Waltair; Sushil Kumar Srivastava (IRSEE) as DRM, Agra; Tarun Prakash (IRSSE) as DRM, Moradabad; Ashok Maheswari (IRSSE) as DRM, Samastipur; Ms Manjusha Jain (IRAS) as DRM, Jaipur; Ashok Kumr Verma (IRSS) as DRM, Bengaluru and Prateek Goswami (IRSS) was posted as DRM, Bhavnagar.

B Sashi Kanth appointed as Scientist ‘C’ in NTRO

B Sashi Kanth has been appointed as Scientist 'C' in the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) on deputation basis.

DoPT in search of officer for Advisor, NDMA

The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), is looking for a Joint Secretary level officer for the post of Advisor, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), under Ministry of Home Affairs.

No Defence Attache in Warsaw yet

Embassy of India in Poland does not have a Defence Attache in Warsaw who is to be resident in Prague in Czech Republic.

Mohsin is back to Karnataka

Mohammed Mohsin, Karnataka cadre IAS officer who was suspended by the Election Commission for ordering to check Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chopper has now reported to Chief Electoral Officer of Karnataka

Eight former DGP’s condemn Pragya’s remark

Eight former DGP’s have strongly condemned the remark of BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate Pragya Singh Thakur about Hemant Karkare. They are - former Punjab DGP Julio Ribeiro, former BSF chief and UP and Assam DGP Prakash Singh, former Kerala DGPs PKH Tharakan and Jacob Punoose, former National Police Academy (Hyderabad) DGP Kamal Kumar, former Maharashtra DGP Sanjeev Dayal, former Assam DGP and NSG DG Jayanto N. Choudhury, and N Ramachandran, ex-DGP Meghalaya.

IRS officer Iqbal passes away

Asif Iqbal, a 1983 batch IRS (C&CE) officer has passed away.

Nasim Zaidi quits Jet Airways Board (UPDATED)

Former Civil Aviation Secretary Nasim Zaidi has resigned as Non-Independent Director of Jet Airways.

Two IAS officers get new jobs in Himachal Pradesh (UPDATED)

Amit Kashyap has been assigned an additional charge of Director, Town & Country Planning, while Rajeshwar Goel was made Deputy Commissioner, Shimla in Himachal Pradesh.

Mrs Nirupama Rao inducted to Adani Ports & Spl. Economic Zone Board (UPDATED)

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited has appointed India’s former Ambassador to the United States Mrs Nirupama Menon Rao as Non- Executive Independent Director of the company w.e.f. April 22, 2019.She is an Indian Foreign Service officer of 1973 batch.

Venkateswara Rao appointed as DG, ACB in AP (UPDATED)

A B Venkateswara Rao has been appointed as Director General, Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) in Andhra Pradesh. He is a 1989 batch IPS officer.

CBI arrests GM, NHAI in bribery case (UPDATED)

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a General Manager (Technical), National Highways Authority of India Ltd (NHAI), Madurai.

Will Jet go to Ambani and Etihad ?

Grapevine has it that Mukesh Ambani is going to have a stake in Jet Airways to allign with Etihad.

Sharma is Independent Director of Blue Chip India

Blue Chip India Limited has appointed Sahil Sharma as Independent Director of the company.

Ms Khaire is Addl Director of Tech Mahindra Ltd

Tech Mahindra Limited has appointed Ms Mukti Khaire as Additional Director of the company.

Chaubal quits as Nominee Director of Parenteral Drugs (India) Ltd

Balkrishna Vinayak Chaubal has quit as Nominee Director of Parenteral Drugs (India) Limited.

Bhat quits as CS of Integra Garments and Textiles

Tanmay Bhat has quit as Company Secretary of Integra Garments and Textiles.