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Saturday, July 6, 2019

CBI Additional Director Nageswar Rao shifted to Fire Services department


A 1986-batch IPS officer from Odisha cadre, Mr. Rao held the position of interim chief of the CBI twice.

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Tamil Nadu govt appoints new DGP

Jalad K. Tripathy will take charge as the new Director-General of Police/Head of Police Force replacing T.K. Rajendran 

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Breaking : Former IPS Officer Sanjiv Bhatt Sentenced To Life Imprisonment In 30 Year Old Custodial Death Case


Former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt has been sentenced to life imprisonment by Jamnagar Sessions Court in Gujarat after finding him guilty in a 1990 custodial death case.

The incident relates to the death of one Prabhudas Madhavji Vaishnani in November 1990, which was allegedly due to custodial torture. At the time Bhatt was the Assistant Superintendent of Police Jamnagar, who, along with other officers, took into custody about 133 persons, including Vaishnani, for rioting during a Bharat Bandh.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

IAS officer Kundan Kumar appointed private secretary to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh



IAS officer Kundan Kumar was on Thursday appointed Private Secretary to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, according to a Personnel Ministry order.

Kumar, a 2004 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre, will have a tenure up to Februray 3, 2020, it said.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Who is the Tamil Nadu’s next Director-General of Police/Head of Police Force ?

The Union Public Service Commission is expected to empanel a list of at least three senior IPS officers this week, paving the way for the appointment of Tamil Nadu’s next Director-General of Police/Head of Police Force, who will hold office for a period of two years, starting July 1, 2019.

The incumbent DGP, T.K. Rajendran, who received a two-year extension of service, will retire by the end of this month.Police sources said J.K. Tripathy (1985 batch) and M.S. Jaffar Sait (1986 batch) are among the frontrunners for the top post, while Sri Lakshmi Prasad, Ashutosh Shukla and Mithilesh Kumar Jha (now on Central deputation) may also find a place on the panel.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

IAS officer Saket Kumar's appointment as Amit Shah's private secretary has been approved till July, 2023

Saket Kumar is a 2009 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre. He is widely regarded as a honest and efficient officer who has ensured that fruits of Government programs and policies reach to people who are entitled for them. He is also a much sought after officer by central government. 


  1. Saket Kumar has been appointed as private secretary to Amit Shah
  2. IAS officer Saket Kumar's appointment has been approved till July, 2023
  3. Saket Kumar is a 2009-batch officer of the Bihar cadre

Modi's strong message to Corrupt bureaucrats 12 Senior Govt Officers to Retire Over Charges of Corruption, Sexual Abus

Twelve senior government officers, including a chief commissioner, principal commissioners and commissioner of the Income Tax Department, were directed by the Finance Ministry to retire under Rule 56 of the General Financial Rules (GFRs) on Monday.

Sources said some of these officers were found guilty of corruption, having illegal and disproportionate assets and sexual harassment. Modi has given a strong message to corrupt bureaucrats.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Ashok Lavasa , Election Commissioner Opts Out Of Meetings Over Clean Chit

Ashok Lavasa – the election commissioner who was not in agreement with the decision to give PM
Narendra Modi and
Amit Shah clean chits in the MCC violation complaints – has reportedly recused himself from all meetings on the issues.

As reported by NDTV today , Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has stopped attending meetings to decide on violations of the Model Code of Conduct over his "minority decisions going unrecorded". Some of his objections involve the Election Commission's clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in six instances.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

9 pvt sector experts to be joint secys

The UPSC has inducted nine private sector professionals as joint secretaries in economic ministries ranging from financial services to shipping. The lateral hires – outliers in what’s traditionally been IAS turf – will be on a three-year contract, extendable up to five years. Similar exceptions in the past include former commerce and finance secretary Montek Singh Ahluwalia and former finance secretary Vijay Kelkar. The recruitments, aimed at infusing domain expertise in government departments, now await the Election Commission’s nod. India has a shortage of nearly 1,500 IAS officers against a sanctioned strength of 6,553 civil servants.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Former Chief Secretary Ratna Prabha joins BJP

Former Chief Secretary of Karnataka K. Ratna Prabha, the third woman to have held the post after Teresa Bhattacharya (2000) and Malathi Das (2006), joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a public rally here on Wednesday. BJP State unit president B.S. Yeddyurappa welcomed her to the party at Supermarket area in the middle of the procession organised for filing BJP candidate Umesh Jadhav’s nomination for Kalaburagi Lok Sabha segment. BJP leaders Malikayya Guttedar, Baburao Chinchanasur, Doddappagouda Patil Naribol, B.G. Patil, N. Ravikumar, Dattatreya Patil Revoor, Basavaraj Mattimud, Ambaraya Ashtagi and other party leaders were present.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Justice N Radhakrishnan appointed new Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court

Justice T B N Radhakrishnan was Thursday sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court. West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi administered the oath of office to Justice Radhakrishnan in a solemn ceremony at the high court. The other judges of the high court and senior members of the Bar were present at the oath-taking ceremony. Justice Radhakrishnan was earlier the Chief Justice of the High Court of Hyderabad for the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh from July 7, 2018. He was sworn-in as permanent Judge of the High Court of Kerala on October 14, 2004. Enrolled on 11th December, 1983, he practised at Thiruvananthapuram, before shifting to Kerala High Court in 1988, where he dealt with cases in different branches of law, including civil, constitutional and administrative law.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

IAS vs IPS fight for Bhuwaneshwar Loksabha seat

1979 batch IPS officer Arup Patnaik will contest Loksabha elections from Bhuwaneshwar on BJD ticket.
Aparajita Sarangi took voluntary retirement while serving as a joint secretary to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) last November

Bhubaneswar is a now a fight between heavyweights. Both are known faces in the city and in the state. Both have good experience behind them as administrators. It’s an IAS vs IPS fight, and would be tough to predict who will win

Friday, March 15, 2019

Nalini Netto, IAS

Nalini Netto is 1981 batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre. She is widely regarded as one of the most honest, hardworking and people centric officers of Kerala. Her performance as Chief Secretary, Chief Electoral Officer and Home Secretary has been stupendous. As the transport secretary, she had taken stern action against a powerful minister in 2000. She is known for not making any compromises. In fact, she has recently resigned from the post of Principal Secretary to the CM of Kerala as she was being pressurized to make compromises.

Nalini comes from a very humble family. Her father was a well – known professor of Mathematics and social worker. He had always encouraged daughters to go for higher studies and dream high. The family made a sort of records when two daughters – Nalini and her cousing Girija – cracked UPSC Civil Services Examination. Girija is the current Chief Secretary of Tamil Nadu.


Sunday, March 10, 2019

India's envoy to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria returning to Islamabad on 9th March 2019

New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), on Friday, informed that Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria will return to Islamabad on Saturday 9th March after completing his consultations in India.

“High Commissioner of India to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria is returning to Islamabad after completing his consultations in India. He'll reach Islamabad tomorrow and resume his duties,” an official spokesperson for MEA, Raveesh Kumar said, in response to a media query about Bisaria's return to Islamabad.

Subhas Chandra Garg appointed new Finance Secretary

Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg was on Friday named as the Finance Secretary, according to a Personnel Ministry order.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved designating Garg as the Finance Secretary, it said.

Garg, 58, a 1983 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, has been working as the Secretary in Department of Economic Affairs since June 2017.


As per the convention, the senior-most among the five secretaries in the Finance Ministry is designated as the Finance Secretary.

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Receiving abusive, offensive messages on WhatsApp? Here’s what you can do now!



New Delhi: Offensive, threatening messages on WhatsApp? Fret Not as now you can file a complaint with the Department of Telecom (DoT) against such offensive messages received on WhatsApp.

“If anyone is receiving abusive/offensive/death threats/ vulgar WhatsApp messages, please send screenshots of the message along with the mobile numbers at ccaddn-dot@nic.in

Department of Telecom has also asked Telecom Operators Mobile Service Providers to discontinue use of #Aadhaar for Sim Card Verification / New Postpaid or Prepaid Mobile Connection / SIM Replacement.




Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Ashwani Lohani posted as CMD Air India

Ashwani Lohani is posted as CMD Indian Airline. Ashwani Lohani is an Retired IRSME officer, former Chairman of the Indian Railway Board and former Chairman & Managing Director of Air India.

He was born in kanpur 1959 and Holds an omega aquaterra 2017 Limca Record for having four engineering degree in mechanical engineering, Electrical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering and Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering from Institution of Engineers, India; a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for successfully running the ‘Fairy Queen Express’, the world’s oldest working steam locomotive.

 Also served as DRM, Delhi Division; Director, National Rail Museum; Chief Administrative Officer, Rail Alternate Fuels; Commissioner and Managing Director of Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation and Chairman & Managing Director India Tourism Development Corporation.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Meanwhile, former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh joins BJP

Former IPS officer Mrs. Bharti Ghosh joined the nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party


CBI chief Rishi Kumar Shukla takes charge



New Delhi: Newly-appointed Central Bureau of Investigation chief Rishi Kumar Shukla on Monday took over the reins of the probe agency. The 1983-batch IPS officer took charge at a time when the CBI is busy in a dirty battle of a turf war with the Kolkata Police over questioning of its Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar over a Ponzi scheme scam.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has been staging a dharna in Kolkata since Sunday evening against the Centre's alleged high-handedness.

The government had appointed the former Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police as CBI director on Saturday despite a dissent note from Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge.

Shukla (58) was appointed as the CBI chief 20 days after Alok Verma was removed unceremoniously from the post following his bitter feud with Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

Saturday, February 2, 2019

PM-led panel appoints Rishi K Shukla as new CBI director

Rishi Kumar Shukla has been appointed as the new director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Rishi K Shukla is an officer of 1983 cadre of the IPS. He has been appointed for a period of two years from the day of assumption of office.
The Centre announced the name of next CBI chief, ignoring the objections raised by Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, a member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led selection committee, on the names of probable contenders proposed by the government.
Senior IPS officers of 1984 batch, Javeed Ahmed, Rajni Kant Misra and SS Deswal, were also said to be among the top contenders for the coveted post.
The post of the CBI chief had been lying vacant since January 10 after the unceremonious exit of Alok Verma.