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Dictators are allergic to reform, and they are cunning survivors. They will do whatever it takes to preserve their power and wealth, no matter how much blood ends up on their hands. They are master deceivers and talented manipulators who cannot be trusted to change.






Election results to decide future politics of India


People say that the results of five Vidhan Sabha polls in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telengana and Mizoram will decide the future politics of India.






Agitation of Savarnas brings Brahmans and Thakurs closer


The recent agitation of Upper castes – in protest against the amendments in SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities (POA) Act passed in Parliament in July 2018 - is said to have brought Brahmans and Thakurs closer.






Gitesh Sarma appointed as Secretary West, MEA


A Gitesh Sarma has been appointed as Secretary (West) in the Ministry of External Affairs. He is a 1986 batch IFS officer. (We said this on 19 September)






Will Delhi decide new CS of Tripura ?


If sources are to be believed, new Chief Secretary of Tripura will be decided by Delhi Durbar. Though names of 2-3 IAS officers are doing the round for the post. It is said that Dr Usurupati Venkateswarlu is ahead in the race. He is a 1986 batch IAS officer and presently working in the cadre as Addl Chief Secretary.






Saurabh Gaur appointed as PS to Suresh Prabhu


Saurabh Gaur has been appointed as Private Secretary to Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Commerce and Industry. He is a 2002 batch IAS officer of AP cadre.






Manoj Kumar Tripathi appointed as PS to Dr Mahesh Sharma


Manoj Kumar Tripathi has been appointed as Private Secretary to Dr Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture and EF&CC at the Director level. He is a 2002 batch IFS officer of Karnataka cadre.






Dr Amit Mallick appointed as IGF, NTCA


Dr Amit Mallick has been appointed as Inspector General of Forests (NTCA) under the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (EF&CC) for a period of five years. He is a 1992 batch IFS officer of Kerala cadre.






M V Rajasekhar selected as Director (M&CB), BEML


M V Rajasekhar, CGM, BEML, has been selected for the post of Director (Mining & Construction Business), BEML at a Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) meeting held on September 20, 2018. As many as eight persons were interviewed for the same.






Prashant Kumar Jha appointed as OSD to Dr Jitendra Singh


Prashant Kumar Jha, has been appointed as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Dr Jitendra Singh, MoS for PMO, PPG, Atomic Energy. He is a 2008 batch IRS-C&CE officer.






Kartikey Dhanji Budhdhabhatti appointed as Deputy Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat


Kartikey Dhanji Budhdhabhatti has been appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat. He is a 2008 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre.






Meghwal’s OSD, Rajesh Kumar Chauhan returns to parent cadre


Rajesh Kumar Chauhan, Officer on Special Duty to Arjun Ram Meghwal, Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, has been given premature repatriation. He is an officer of Rajasthan Administrative Service.






Tenure of Mrs Ritu Arora as IG, CIFS extended


The deputation tenure of Mrs Ritu Arora working as Inspector General, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has been extended upto April 30, 2020. She is a 1995 batch IPS officer of Orissa cadre.






Ajay Vijayvergiya appointed as GM, WCR


Ajay Vijayvergiya, GM Metro Railway, has been appointed as General Manager, West Central Railway. He is an IRSSE officer.






P C Sharma appointed as GM, Metro Railway, Kolkata


P C Sharma has been appointed as General Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata. He is an IRSSE officer.






Rajiv Chaudhary appointed as GM, NCR, Allahabad


Rajiv Chaudhary has been appointed as General Manager, North Central Railway, Allahabad. He is an IRSE officer.






Margoob Hussain appointed as GM, Railway Wheel Factory


Margoob Hussain has been appointed as General Manager, Railway Wheel Factory, Yehalanka. He is an IRSEE officer.






Virendra Kumar apopainted as DG, RDSO, Lucknow


Virendra Kumar has been apointed as Director General, RDSO, Lucknow. He is an IRSME officer.






P S Mishra appointed as GM, SER


P S Mishra has been appointed as General Manager, South Eastern Railway, Garden Reach, Kolkata. He is an IRTS officer.






P K Mishra appointed as GM, Chittranjan Locomotive Works


P K Mishra has been apopinted as General Manager, Chittaranjan Locomotive Works, Chittaranjan. He is an IRSE officer.






Pradeep Kumar appointed as DG, NAIR


Pradeep Kumar has been appointed as Director General, National Academy of Indian Railway (NAIR), Vadodara. He is an IRSSE officer.






Sunil Mathur gets pay scale to General Manager level


Pay scale of Sunil Mathur has been granted to the General Manager level. He is an IRTS officer.






Shanti Lal Jain appointed as ED, Bank of Baroda


Shanti Lal Jain has been appointed as Executive Director in Bank of Baroda for a period of three years.






Agyey Kumar Azad appointed as ED, PNB


Agyey Kumar Azad has been appointed as Executive Director in Punjab National Bank.






Gopal Singh Gusain appointed as ED, Union Bank of India


Gopal Singh Gusain has been appointed as Executive Director in Union Bank of India. (We said this on September 17)






Manas Ranjan Biswal appointed as ED, Union Bank of India


Manas Ranjan Biswal has been appointed as Executive Director in Union Bank of India. (We said this on September 13 )






Vijay Dube appointed as ED, Oriental Bank of Commerce


Vijay Dube has been appointed as Executive Director in Oriental Bank of Commerce. (We said this on September 14 )






Alok Srivastava appointed as ED, Central Bank


Alok Srivastava has been appointed as Executive Director in Central Bank of India.






Hemant Kumar Tamta appointed as ED, Maharashtra Bank


Hemant Kumar Tamta has been appointed as Executive Director in Bank of Maharashtra.






Sanjay Kumar appointed as ED, United Bank of India


Sanjay Kumar has been appointed as Executive Director in United Bank of India.






Rajgopal appointed as ED, Allahabad Bank


P R Rajgopal has been appointed as Executive Director in Allahabad Bank.






Shenoy Vishwanath Vittal appointed as ED, Indian Bank


Shenoy Vishwanath Vittal has been appointed as Executive Director, Indian Bank.






Ajit Kumar Das appointed as ED, United Bank of India


Ajit Kumar Das has been appointed as Executive Director, United Bank of India.






Ajay Khurana appointed as ED, Syndicate Bank


Ajay K Khurana has been appointed as Executive Director, Syndicate Bank.






Dinesh Kumar Poonam Chand Garg appointed as ED, Union Bank


Dinesh Kumar Poonam Chand Garg has been appointed as Executive Director, Union Bank of India.






Vikramaditya Singh Khichi appointed as GM, Bank of Baroda


Vikramaditya Singh Khichi of Dena Bank has been appointed as General Manager, Bank of Baroda. (We said this on September 14)






Dr Smita Sirohi appointed as Adviser, Embassy of India, Brussels


Dr Smita Sirohi has been appointed as Adviser (Agriculture & Marine Products) at Embassy of India, Brussels for a period of three years. She is presently Principal Scientist, ICAR, NDRI, Karnal.






Ajaneesh Kumar to be High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam


Ajaneesh Kumar, presently DDG,ICWA has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to Brunei Darussalam. He is an Indian Foreign Service officer of 1996 batch.






Charter of duties of each appointment in Army directorates to be reviewed


The study teams for Armed forces restructuring will also review all the charters of duties of each appointment which may eventually lead to winding up of some directorates or merging them with other directorates.






Satbir Bedi empanelled for holding Secretary equivalent posts in GoI


Satbir Bedi has been empanelled for holding Secretary equivalent post in Government of India. She is a 1986 batch IAS officer of UT cadre.






Ravi Sinha empanelled as ADG in GoI


Ravi Sinha has been empanelled as Additional Director General in Government of India. He is a 1988 batch IPS officer of Chhattisgarh cadre.






APSC without a regular Chairman


Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) is not having a regular Chairman after Rakesh Kumar Paul who is under suspension. Dipak Kumar Sarma senior Member is in-Charge Chairman of APSC.






Vijay Singh Dahiya appointed as Secretary to Haryana Governor


Vijay Singh Dahiya has been appointed as Secretary to Governor in Haryana. He is a 2001 batch IAS officer of Haryana cadre.






Ms Sunitha relieved to join as ED, Tobacco Board, Guntur


The Andhra Pradesh Government has relieved Ms K Sunitha of cadre responsibility paving the way for joining central deputation to join as Executive Director, Tobacco Board, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. She is a 1996 batch IAS officer of AP cadre.






Mrs Purandeswari appointed as Independent Director, Air India Ltd


Mrs D Purandeswari has been appointed as Non-official Independent Director on the Board of Air India Limited for a period of three years.






Mrs Deepa Bhardwaj appointed Ind Director, Central Railside Warehouse Co Ltd


Mrs Deepa Bhardwaj has been appointed as Non-official Independent Director on the Board of Central Railside Warehouse Company Limited for a period of three years.






Justice Pritinker Diwakar appointed Judge of Allahabad HC


Justice Pritinker Diwakar, Judge of Chhattisgarh High Court has been appointed as Judge of Allahabad High Court.






Justice Debasish Kar Gupta appointed Acting CJ of Calcutta HC


Justice Debasish Kar Gupta, senior-most Judge of Calcutta High Court has been appointed as Acting Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court.






751 Courts are non- functional


In UP, out of total 3225 sanctioned Courts, 751 Courts are yet to be made functional. As per information, among the sanctioned Courts , 4 Courts have been kept in abeyance.






751 Courts are non- functional


In UP, out of total 3225 sanctioned Courts, 751 Courts are yet to be made functional. As per information, among the sanctioned Courts , 4 Courts have been kept in abeyance.






Nitin Choudhary transferred to RCF


Nitin Choudhary, CPRO, Northern Railway, has been transferred to Rail Coach Factory. He is an IRSME officer.






Anubhav Chaudhary appointed Manager (Purchase), CRIS, New Delhi


Anubhav Chaudhary has been appointed as Manager(Purchase), Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS), New Delhi. He is an IRSS officer.






2016 batch IAS officers got postings in UP


After relieving from GoI, the UP govt has posted 22 IAS officers of 2016 batch as Jt Magistrate in different districts. Abhishek Goyal, Chandauli, Abhishek Pandey, Kushi Nagar, Amit Paul, Shamli, Amit Aaseri, Farrukhabad, Ankur Lather, Mau , Atul Vats, Mau, Annapurna Garg, Balia, Vipin Kumar Jain, Balia, Anupam Shukla, Aurraya, Ashwani Kumar Pandey, Chtrakoot, Chandra Mohan Garg, Shrawasti, Gazal Bhardwaj, Lalitpur, Indrajeet Singh, Etawah, Kavita Meena, Bhadohi, Kumar Harsh, Balarampur, Pulkit Garg, Baghpat, Prathamesh Kumar, Gorakhpur, Sarneet Kaur Broka, Gorakhpur, Satya Prakash, Jaunpur, Shailesh Kumar, Kannauj, Shashank Tripathi, Raibarely and Niti Gaur, Muzzafar Nagar.






49 PCS officers promoted


UP govt has accepted the recommendation of DPC and promoted 49 PCS officers of Executive Branch to Higher Scale. 35 PCS officers belong to 1999 batch , 13 belong to 2000 batch and one officer belong to 1997 batch.






Anil Kumar Chaudhary appointed as new Chairman, SAIL (UPDATED)


Anil Kumar Chaudhary, Director (Finance), SAIL, has been appointed as Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has approved his appointment to the post.
(We said this Oct 9, 2017, Dec 6, 2017)







Gopi Suresh Kumar appointed as Director (P), RITES Ltd (UPDATED)


V Gopi Suresh Kumar, ED, EPIL, has been appointed as Director (Projects), RITES Limited. The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved his appointment to the post.






Tenure of P K Agarwal as Director (Fin), CCI extended (UPDATED)


The tenure of Pradeep Kumar Agarwal as Director (Finance), Cotton Corporation of India (CCI), has been extended till August 31, 2019.






R K Nagpal assumes charge as India’s Ambassador to Venezuela (UPDATED)


Rajiv Kumar Nagpal has assumed charge as Ambassador of India to Venezuela.






Tenure of C Kannan as Director (Fin), SECI extended (UPDATED)


The tenure of C Kannan as Director (Finance), Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), has been extended till June 30, 2019.






Ankan Banerjee assumes charge as DCM at Embassy of India in Paris (UPDATED)


Ankan Banerjee has assumed charge as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of India in Paris .






P K Rath appointed as CMD, RINL (UPDATED)


Pradosh Kumar Rath, Director (Operations), RINL, has been appointed as Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL). The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved his appointment to the post.
(We said this on Jan 3, 2018, Mar 19, 27, 2018)







Sujit Ghosh has assumed charge as CGI, Guangzhou, China (UPDATED)


Sujit Ghosh has assumed charge as Consul General of India, Guangzhou, China.






Dr Mohapatra appointed as DG, NCCBM, Ballabgarh (UPDATED)


Dr Bibekananda Mohapatra, Vice President, Ambuja Cement, has been appointed as Director General, National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM) Ballabgarh, Haryana.






R K Goyal appointed as Additional Member, Railway Board (UPDATED)


R K Goyal has been appointed s Additional Member (Civil Engineering), Railway Board. He is an IRSE officer.






21 IRSME officers promoted to Higher Administrative Grade (UPDATED)


As many as 21 officers belonging to Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers (IRSME) have been promoted to Higher Administrative Grade (HAG).






Indian Trade Service officers promoted to SAG (UPDATED)


Some officers of Indian Trade Service (ITS) have been promoted to the grade of Additional Director General of Foreign Trade (SAG) level.






Ms M Beena appointed as Chairperson, Cochin Port Trust (UPDATED)


Ms M Beena has been appointed as Chairperson, Cochin Port Trust, Cochin under the Ministry of Shipping. She is a 1999 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre.






Rakesh Kumar Sharma appointed as Safety Commissioner (UPDATED)


Rakesh Kumar Sharma has been appointed as Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS). He is an IRSEE officer.






Mrs Radhika appointed as DDG, NCB (UPDTED)


Mrs B Radhika has been appointed as Deputy Director General (DDG), Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). She is a 1989 batch IPS officer of Odisha cadre.






Rajesh Nandan Srivastava appointed as DDG, NCB (UPDTED)


Rajesh Nandan Srivastava has been appointed as Deputy Director General (DDG), Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). He is a 1992 batch IRS-C&CE officer.






Mrs Sandhya Venugopal Sharma appointed as Controller, URSC, Bengaluru (UPDATED)


Mrs Sandhya Venugopal Sharma has been appointed as Controller in U R Rao Satellite Centre (URSC), Bengaluru. She is a 1995 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre.






Ramachandran is new Chairman, V O Chidambaranar Port Trust, Tuticorn (UPDATED)


T K Ramachandran has been appointed as Chairman, V O Chidambaranar Port Trust, Tuticorn in Tamil Nadu under the Ministry of Shipping. He is a 1991 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre.






S M Sahai appointed as Additional Secretary, NSCS in-situ (UPDATED)


S M Sahai has been appointed as Additional Secretary, National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) on in-situ basis. He is a 1987 batch IPS officer of Jammu & Kashmir cadre.










Sharma is Independent Dir of BLB Ltd



BLB Ltd has appointed Ram Pal Sharma as Non- Executive Independent Director of the company .






Rao quits as Non- Exec Dir of Dhanlaxmi Bank



Arun Rao M.G. has quit as Non- Executive Director of Dhanlaxmi Bank.






Ghorawat quits as CFO of Indo Count Industries



Dilip Kumar Ghorawat has quit as Chief Financial Officer of Indo Count Industries.






Ghorawat quits as CFO of Indo Count Industries



Dilip Kumar Ghorawat has quit as Chief Financial Officer of Indo Count Industries.






Ghorawat quits as CFO of Indo Count Industries



Dilip Kumar Ghorawat has quit as Chief Financial Officer of Indo Count Industries.