12 Sep 2017

IAS officer Shashi Karnwat sacked by Madhya Pradesh government



BHOPAL: Four years after she was convicted in a corruption case, suspended IAS officer Shashi Karnwat’s services were terminated by the Madhya Pradesh government on Monday.

IAS Officer Apologises To High Court Judge For WhatsApp Message



AHMEDABAD: Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) Commissioner Vinod Rao today tendered an "unconditional apology" before the Gujarat High Court for sending a WhatsApp message to a judge hearing a petition against the civic body.

During the last hearing, Justice R H Shukla had pulled up Vinod Rao for sending a WhatsApp message to him, and said why a case of the contempt of court not initiated against him.
10 Sep 2017

500 IAS, IPS officers shifted in 6 months in UP, What has changed in UP?



NEW DELHI: According to Times of India news paper ,  In August 2015, when the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Partygovernment opposed a rule on transfers of IAS and IPS officers before completion of a two-year minimum tenure in a particular posting and sought changes in it from the Centre, it came under severe criticism from the opposition, including the BJP. The issue resonated all through the high-decibel poll campaign in UP where several BJP leaders said the previous regime was running a "transfer-posting raj" by frequently transferring bureaucrats at its whims and fancies.

After the party's spectacular win in the UP assembly polls, when BJP MPs met Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a cup of tea in Delhi, the PM famously asked them to refrain from lobbying for transfers and postings of civil servants.

Yogi government transferred 36 IAS officers in Uttar Pradesh



LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred 36 IAS officers, appointing Anup Chandra Pandey as the new Industrial and Infrastructure Development Commissioner.

Prominent among those transferred included Member Judicial (Revenue Board) Lalit Verma, who has been made Additional Chief Secretary General Administration, while Alok Tandon who was on wait list has been made CEO Noida and MD Noida Metro Corporation.
31 Aug 2017

Sunil Arora to be new Election Commissioner, Rajiv Mehrishi appointed Comptroller and Auditor General

NEW DELHI: In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, Government on Thursday appointed IAS officer Sunil Arora as Election Commissioner and former Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi as Comptroller and Auditor General of India. Mehrishi, a 1978-batch Rajasthan cadre IAS officer, will replace SK Sharma, who is retiring on September 24. Mehrishi retired yesterday from the post of Home Secretary after serving a period of two years. In another appointment of the day, former IAS officer Sunil Arora is all set to take charge as Chief Election Commissioner on India. After Nasim Zaidi retired as Chief Election Commissioner in July, there was a vacancy in the poll panel. While Achal Kumar Joti is the CEC, Om Prakash Rawat is the other Election Commissioner.

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