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Experienced Sonia is running Congress ?


Insiders say that despite Rahul Gandhi’s full control, the Congress party is being run by the “Experienced” Sonia Gandhi.






Process to select new CBI Chief expedited


The new CBI chief is to be decided before January 31. Now the Government have expedited the process to shortlist names of three probables for the coveted post. The list will then be placed before the Prime Minister-led selection panel. Meanwhile, Leader of the Opposition Mallikarjun Khadke has written a letter urging the PM to convene a meeting for selection of the CBI Chief.






Murmu to miss the bus again !


Secretary Expenditure G C Murmu is unlikely to be made Secretary Finance on March 1. Being 1984 batch IAS officer, Secretary Revenue Dr A B Pandey may be appointed new Secretary Finance. Murmu is 1985 batch IAS officer.






Increase of around 95 Maj Gen posts in Army on cards


The current Army cadre restructuring could see increase of around 95 Major General posts with officers commanding about 140 Integrated Battle Groups.






Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh to be Commander of Western Fleet


Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh is to be the Commander of Western Fleet. He presently heads the Indian Naval Workup Organisation as Flag Officer Sea Training at Kochi.






Why BBB did not announce name of any LIC Chairman ?


Banks Board Bureau (BBB) has interviewed candidates for the post of LIC Chairman on Jan 4. Surprisingly the BBB has not declared result of the selection. Is the BBB waiting for instructions from the top ? In normal course the BBP posts result within 24 hrs of the interview.






Why did SC revoke it’s own recommendation ?


Why did the Supreme Court revoke the recommendation of Justice Pradeep Nandra Jog CJ of Rajasthan High Court and Justice Rajendra Menon CJ High Court for the Supreme Court.The two names had been recommended by the SC Collegium on December 12.Now this topic is being discussed in the legal circles.






More relief in the pipeline


If sources are to be believed, NDA govt is likely to announce more steps for relief to Farmers, Employees and common men.






Against whom CBI registered first case in 2019 ?


Premiere investigating agency CBI has registered first case in 2019 against an ITO of IT deptt. It was registered on January 2, 2019 in Chandigarh Court.






Will Shandangi be ED of RBI ?


Name of A K Shandangi is also doing the round for the post of ED, Reserve Bank of India (RBI).






R K Miglani appointed as Advisor to MP CM


R K Miglani has been appointed as Advisor to Chief Minister, Kamalnath. Miglani, who is associated with Kamalnath for a long time, played an instrumental role and brains behind latter's success.






IDAS officer Mitra promoted to HAG+


After ACC approval, Ms Anuradha Mitra has been promoted to HAG+ and posted as Addl CGDA at CGDA hq. She is a 1984 batch IDAS officer.






CBI in search of officer for Director Prosecution post


The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is in search of an officer for the post of Director Prosecution.






Tenure of U Krishna Murty as CVO, HPCL extended


The tenure of U Krishna Murty as Chief Vigilance Officer, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), Mumbai, has been extended for a period upto June 30, 2020. He is a 1986 batch IRTS officer.






Sanjay Kumar appointed Principal Director, Audit, SWR


Upon return from foreign posting, Sanjay Kumar (II), has been posted as Principal Director of Audit, South Western Railway, Hubli. He is a 2002 batch IA&AS officer.






Vacancy of CMD, HEC arises


A vacancy of Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited (HEC), has arisen on January 1, 2019 with the retirement of Avijit Ghosh on December 31, 2018. The Government has advertised the post seeking applications from interested candidates.






AFT ruling may impact other wings of Armed forces too


The Armed Forces Tribunal’s ruling to allocate a proportionate number of additional vacancies to officers in the rank of Brigadier, Major General, and also possibly Lieutenant General for the combat support arms would also mean rearrangement in the number of vacancies allotted to other wings of Armed forces.






Is NRDA name back in Chhattisgarh ?


The transfer list of Chhattisgarh Government once again says ‘Naya Raipur Development Authority’ instead of Atal Nagar Development Authority. Has the new Government started using former name ?






Harvard trained Rajat Kumar gets raw deal


Rajat Kumar who had been moved as Director, Social Welfare Department, in a recent reshuffle in Chhattisgarh Government was trained in the Harvard University to further develop Naya Raipur.






Ashok Juneja empanelled as ADG in GoI


Ashok Juneja has been empanelled for holding Additional Director General (ADG) and Additional Director General (ADG) equivalent post in Government of India. He is a 1989 batch IPS officer of Chhattisgarh cadre.






Assam bore the maximum burden of migration


Assam has borne the disproportionate burden of migration. Govt is committed to helping the persons belonging to six minority communities, who have been compelled to come to India because of religious persecution in the three neighbouring countries.






Ms Anuradha Mitra joins as Addl Controller General of Defence Accounts


Ms Anuradha Mitra has taken over the charge as Additional Controller General of Defence Accounts in the Headquarters office after promotion to this grade. She is a 1984 batch IDAS officer.






Major reshuffle of IAS officers in MP


As many as 31 senior IAS officers have been given new assignments in Madhya Pradesh. Accordingly, Rajnish Vaish has been appointed as Director, Tribal Research and Development Institute (TRDI), Bhopal, while Iqbal Singh Bains was made Chairman, MP Board of Secondary Education and Mrs Gauri Singh is OSD-cum-Development Commissioner & Ex-officio ACS, Panchayat and Rural Development. Similarly, Ajit Kesari has been appointed as Principal Secretary, Cooperative and Parliamentary Affairs; Pankaj Agrawal as Principal Secretary, Narmada Valley Development with additional charge of MD, Narmada Basin Project Company Limited , Vice Chairman, NVDA-cum- Member (Rehabilitation) NVDA; K C Gupta as Principal Secretary, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises and Commissioner, Industries and MD, Laghu Udyog Nigam; Mrs Kalpana Shrivastava as OSD-cum-Commissioner, Bhopal Division; Dr Pallavi Jain Govil as Principal Secretary, Public Health and Family Welfare and Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief and Rehabilitation; D P Ahuja as CEO, MP Rural Development Authority and ex-officio Secretary, Panchayat and Rural Development; Nitesh Kumar Vyas as Commissioner, Health Services and Commissioner, Food Security and Controller, Food and Drug Administration; Amit Rathor as Inspector General of Registration and Superintendent of Stamp; Ms Caralyn K Deshmukh as Commissioner, Housing Board and Infrastructure Development Board; Kavindra Kiyawat as Director, RCVP Naronha Academy of Public Administration; M B Ojha as Commissioner, Women & Child Development and ex-officio Mission Director, Atal Behari Vajpayee Bal Arogya and Poshan Mission; Ashutosh Awasthi as Labour Commissioner, Indore; Dr Ashok Kumar Bhargava as Commissioner, Rewa division; Rajesh Bahuguna as Commissioner, Jabalpur division; Ravindra Singh as Additional Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection; Dr Vijay Kumar J as Director, Public Health and Family Welfare; Mrs Harshika Singh as Deputy Secretary, Finance; P C Meena as Chairperson, Professional Examination Board; Prabhanshu Kamal as Agriculture Production Commissioner; V C Semwal as ACS, GAD & GAD Human Rights; Ajay Kumar Sharma as Project Director, NRLM; Ramesh Bhandari as Managing Director, MP State Seeds and Farm Development Corporation, Bhopal; Mrs Urmila Surendra Shukla as Director, Panchayatiraj & Director, Water and Land Management Institute (WALMI), Bhopal and ex-officio Secretary, Panchayat and Rural Development; Shashibhushan Singh as Director, NVDA, Indore; Anaya Dwivedi as Additional Commissioner, Land-Record and Bandobast, Gwalior; Abhijit Agrawal as Additional MD, MP Urban Development Corporation, Bhopal; Mohit Bundas as Collector, Chhattarpur and Sandeep G R was posted as Commissioner, Satna Municipal Corporation.






Tenure of S Shiva Kumar as CVO, BEL extended


The tenure of S Shiva Kumar as Chief Vigilance Officer, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Bangalore has been extended for a period of three months beyond December 29, 2018. He is a 1987 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre.






K M Nataraj appointed Addl Solicitor Gen of India


K M Nataraj, senior Advocate had been appointed as Additional Solicitor General for Supreme Court of India.






10 ISS officers get NFU to HAG


As many as 10 Indian Statistical Service (ISS) officers of 1987 batch have been granted Non-Functional Upgradation (NFU) to Higher Administrative Grade (HAG). The officers are: Arun Kumar Biswas, S Krishnamurthy, A Nandakumar, Anjan Dube, K P Misra, Satyendra Bahadur Singh, Krishna Chander, Mitter Sain, Anupam Bhatnagar and Gayatri Bhattacharya.






R S Chaturvedi transferred as Dir. EE(Development), Railway Board


Ravi Shankar Chaturvedi, of North Central Railway, has been transferred as Director, EE(Development), Railway Board. He is an IRSEE officer.






Two IRSSE officers transferred


Ajay Kumar has been transferred from North Central Railway to Western Railway and Harish Kumar Sahu has been transferred from East Coast Railway to South East Central Railway. Both the officers are IRSSE.






Two IRSSE officers transferred


Ajay Kumar has been transferred from North Central Railway to Western Railway and Harish Kumar Sahu has been transferred from East Coast Railway to South East Central Railway. Both the officers are IRSSE.






R K yadav transferred as PCMM, NER


R K Yadav of CORE, has been transferred as PCMM, North Eastern Railway (NER). He is an IRSS officer.






Reshuffle of IPS officers in Haryana (UPDATED)


As many as nine IPS officers have been transferred and posted to different places in Haryana. Accordingly, Saurabh Singh has been assigned an additional charge of Police Commissioner, Panchkula while Yogendra Nehra was given charge of IG, STF and Y Puran Kuamr as IG, Home Defence. Similarly, Hemant Kalsan has been appointed as IG, CTI, Home Defence; Manish Chaudhary as DIG, Security, CID; Kulvindra Singh as Joint Police Commisioner/GGM; Ashok Kumar as SP,/Telecom; Pankaj Nain as SP, Security; Anshu Singla as additional SP, Rohtak; Narendra Bijarniya a DCP, Crime, Gurugram; Shashank Kumar Sawan as Additional SP, Jhajjar and Chandra Mohan was posted as Addl SP, Ambala.






Tenure of Suresh Arora as DGP, Punjab extended (UPDATED)


The tenure of Suresh Arora in Indian Police Service (IPS) presently working as Director General of Police (DGP), Punjab has been extended for an overall period of 12 months beyond the day of his retirement September 30, 2018. He is a 1982 batch IPS officer of Punjab cadre.






Gajendra Singh is also Chairman IGL (UPDATED)


Gajendra Singh, Director (Marketing), GAIL (India) Ltd, has taken over an additional responsibility as Chairman of Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL).






Subhash Chand Gupta joins as Director (W&W), KRCL (UPDATED)


Subhash Ghand Gupta, GGM, RITES has taken over the charge as Director (Way & Works), Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL).






Rajat Kumar Mishra is also Principal Resident Commissioner, Rajasthan Govt at New Delhi (UPDATED)


Rajat Kumar Mishra has been assigned an additional charge of Principal Resident Commissioner, New Delhi. He is a 1992 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre.






Selection Panel to choose new CBI Director at a meeting on Jan 24 (UPDATED)


Whisper has it that a Selection Panel set by the Government of India will select an officer of Indian Police Service (IPS) for the post of Director, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at a selection meeting being held on January 24, 2019.






Two CSS officers posted as Deputy Secretaries in GoI (UPDATED)


Anurag Sharma has been appointed as Deputy Secretary, DoPT while Jitender Malik was posted as Deputy Secretary in Home Affairs upon return from deputation.










Deutsche Bank’s India CEO R S Gill emerges strong contender for YES Bank MD & CEO post



Deutsche Bank’s India CEO Ravneet Singh Gill becomes a strong contender for YES Bank MD & CEO post alongwith YES Bank Senior Group President Rajat Monga.






Mrs Birla appointed Addl Dir of KPIT Technologies



KPIT Technologies Ltd has appointed Mrs Amita Birla as an Additional Director of the company.






Viswanathan again Independent Dir of Bharti Airtel



Bharti Airtel Ltd has re-appointed V.K. Viswanathan as an Independent Director of the company.






Shroff appointed CFO of Trident Ltd



Trident Limited has appointed Gunjan Shroff as Chief Financial Officer of the company .






Appana appointed Addl Independent Dir of Kellton Tech Solutions



Kellton Tech Solutions Limited has appointed Srinivasa Vijay Kumar Appana as Additional Independent Director of the company.






Modi quits as Independent Director of Rolta India



K R Modi has quit as Independent Director of Rolta India.