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Major bureaucratic reshuffle effected; Rajiv is Banking Secretary

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet cleared the appointment of 07 Secretaries and 10 Additional Secretaries as follows: Rajiv Kumar (IAS:1984:JH) appointed as Secretary, Dept...
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Arora appointed Election Commissioner

Reportedly, former I&B Secretary Sunil Arora (Retd IAS:1980:RJ) has been appointed Election Commissioner. Prior to I&B he served as Secretary, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship....

Mehrishi to make history; set to become CAG

Indianmandarins reliably learns that Rajiv Mehrishi is being appointed as new Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) of India. Mehrishi completed his 02 years long...

Latest appointment orders: Updated @ 08.20 pm

Rajiv Kumar (IAS:1984:JH) appointed as Secretary, Dept of Financial Secretary, commonly known as Banking Secretary. He replaces Ms Anjuly Chib Duggal (IAS:1981:PB). Currently he serves...

Outgoing Union Home Secy cautions against Chinese telecom equipment

Outgoing Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi (IAS:1978:RJ) has said that Telecom companies have been advised to be careful in dealing with Chinese telecom equipment because...

Uttarakhand: ST Scale to 05 IAS against IAS Pay Rule

In a rare move, the Uttarakhand Government this week accorded Senior Time Scale to 05 IAS officers belonging to the 2002 batch including one...

CCS clears Army reforms

The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) said in an official statement that it has accepted the recommendations of the Lt Gen Shekatkar Committee. Accordingly,...
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New CMD for Air India soon

Civil Aviation Secretary RN Choubey (IAS:1981:TN) said on August 30 that the government is in the process of appointing 'a regular' Chairman and Managing...

Doka La: Where the dead were ready to bury the PLA alive

The boys did it. They made Chinese communists sense the Nietzschean  dictum "the dead will bury the living." The Chinese media were right in...

Former CBI Director appointed as ambassador in Cyprus

Former CBI director R K Raghavan, a 1963 batch IPS officer, was formally appointed as Indian High Commissioner to Cyprus on August 30. Earlier,...

NBCC ED (Fin) gets award

Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal presented the ‘CMA Achiever Award’ to Ms. B. K. Sokhey, Executive Director...

RBI warns against state finances

In its annual report for 2016-17, the Reserve Bank of India has rung the warning bell about the management of state finances during 2017-18...

Das, Kumar & Singh in race for ADG (Forest Conservation) 

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that a panel of three names from the 1984 batch has reached the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet for the...
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Tragedy of IT Dept – Only 02 PCCITs against 26 sanctioned strength

The Income Tax Dept is suffering from a shortage of senior functionaries.  Against the sanctioned posts of 26 Principal Chief Commissioner (PCCIT post in...

Fly on the wall: Outgoing CAG & dinner party

The outgoing Comptroller & Auditor General Sashikant Sharma is set to throw a grand dinner party on September 03 at his official residence, 02 Kushak Road....

RBI prepares another list of 35-40 loan sharks

The Reserve Bank of India is said to have prepared a second list of 35-40 big loan defaulters. It may be formally made public...

Consolidation may hit/delay banking recruitments

The Cabinet's decision to let PSBs consolidate themselves may have the unintended consequence of limiting and delaying banking recruitments. Going by the data of the...

Mohanty appointed as PS to Krishna Raj

Lopamudra Mohanty (IP&TA&FS:1999), has been appointed as PS to Krishna Raj, the Minister of State for Agriculture and farmers Welfare, for a period up...

Prasenjit Mukherjee as next C&AG?

Speculations are rife as to who may be appointed as the next C&AG after the retirement of Shashikant Sharma next month. Indianmandarins has reliably...