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Is Niti behind Kher moving to NITI Aayog?

Power corridors are abuzz that former Commerce Secretary Rajiv Kher (Retd IAS:1980:UP) may be appointed a Member of NITI Aayog. Incidentally, the name of Kher’s wife is Niti and she may seem to have brought this good luck to him! In October 2015, Kher was appointed a member at the…

Joshi & Rani appointed CMD of NHPC & CCI Ltd

The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet cleared on September 22 the appointment of Balraj Joshi and Ms. P Alli Rani as CMD of NHPC and CCI Ltd. The PESB had selected Ms. Rani and Balraj Joshi for the top job on May 22 and May 31 this year respectively. Currently, Joshi is…

Appointment of GMs for NER, NWR & RCF (K) cleared

The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet on Friday cleared the appointment of GM Railways. Accordingly; Rajiv Agarwal appointed as GM, North-Eastern Railway (Gorakhpur); T P Singh as GM, North-Western Railway (Jaipur) and Ratan Lal as GM, Rail Coach Factory (Kapurthala). All three posts were vacant and were under the additional…

Latest appointment orders: Updated @ 01.00 pm

The Competent Authority has approved the empanelment of Rashmi Goel (IRAS), to the post of General Manager. The Appointment Committee of Cabinet has approved the appointment of following IRSEE officers to the posts of GM Railways. Accordingly; Rajiv Agarwal appointed as GM, North-Eastern Railway (Gorakhpur); TP Singh as GM, North-Western…

Subramanian’s term may be extended by two years

Indianmandarins has learnt that the tenure of Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian may be extended by another two years to make his term almost co-terminus with the government. On September 21, the Finance Ministry denied reports that Subramanian had resigned ahead of the end of his three-year term next month….

BSE asks NDTV for information on reports of Ajay Singh buying controlling stake

  The Bombay Stock Exchange has sought clarification from New Delhi Television Ltd on September 22, 2017 with reference to news flashed on a business news website dated September 22, 2017 saying “SpiceJet’s Ajay Singh set to take control of NDTV. IE”. The news lifted the prices of NDTV shares….

India, Israel, and US may collaborate on FICV

India, Israel, and the United States may pool their resources to conceive, design, and manufacture futuristic infantry combat vehicles (FICV). The Indian Army is in dire need of about 2,300 of these vehicles to cope with the feared two-fronts war. Indianmandarins has learnt that Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has sought…

“Papa, please ask my teacher to not punish anyone so severely”: Kid commits suicide

  Children are dying in private schools at the hands of unqualified and insensible teachers. And the state authorities look on shamelessly; most of the time also entering into criminal collaborations with private school managements. Look at the way a class five student in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur allegedly committed suicide…

IRFC & IRCTC divestment may be delayed

The divestment of Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) may take a while as Railways Minister Piyush Goyal wants to first resolve the companies’ financial issues before they are listed. This may help the ministry get better valuations The original plan was to…

Govt of India Presses (GIPs) to be merged

  The Union Cabinet approved on September 21 a proposal for merger and modernization of 17 Government of India Presses (GIPs) into five GIPs located at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Minto Road and Mayapuri in New Delhi, Nashik in Maharashtra, and Temple Street in Kolkata. According to an official release, the exercise…

Rao gets additional charge of Republic of Estonia

Vani Sarraju Rao (IFS:1994), presently Ambassador of India to Finland, has been given the additional charge of as Ambassador of India to the Republic of Estonia, with residence in Helsinki (Finland). She is expected to take up his new assignment shortly. Rao was named Ambassador of India to Finland on…

Arora’s lateral shift from BSF to CRPF on cards?

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that Tamil Nadu cadre IPS officer Sanjay Arora (IPS:1988) may be laterally appointed as IG in CRPF. Currently, he is serving the BSF and is in charge of Chhattisgarh region. Once appointed in CRPF, he will replace his batchmate D S Chauhan (IPS:1988:UP) as IG CRPF…

Panel for ED (Security) AAI scrapped?

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that some extraordinary development last month prompted the authorities to scrap the panel drafted for the post of Executive Director (Security) of Airports Authority of India. The post had fallen vacant following the completion of tenure of Ms. Neera Kumari Rawat (IPS:1992:UP) in July this year….

NBCC profits zoom; order book swells

  NBCC posted a net profit of Rs.355 crore in FY17 on a total Income of Rs.6400 crores. CMD Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal told a presser that the Order Book position of the Company as of now stood at around Rs.75,000 crore and was likely to touch the figure of…

IT raids Krishna’s son-in-law’s properties

The Income Tax Department is said to have raided on 21 September Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha, who is a son-in-law of former External Affairs Minister S M Krishna. The latter joined the BJP some time ago. IT officials are said to have searched over 20 locations in Bengaluru,…

Med admission: role of judges and IAS officers under scanner

An acute shortage of medical colleges has helped flourish an admission racket that has spread far and wide. An ongoing investigation suggests that even HC judges and senior IAS officers may be actively participating in this racket for monetary and other considerations. The Supreme Court and investigative agencies are said…

Probe ordered into UP IGP role in securing release of criminal

The UP government has ordered a high-level inquiry into the alleged role of a State IGP in securing the release of a key accused in last year’s Nabha jailbreak for monetary consideration. The inquiry was ordered following a discussion between CM Yogi Adityanath and DGP Sulkhan Singh and principal home…

Mazumdar given additional charge of Palau

Jaideep Mazumdar (IFS:1989), presently Ambassador of India to the Republic of Philippines, has been given the additional charge of functioning as Ambassador of India to the Republic of Palau, with residence in Manila (Philippines). He is expected to take up his new assignment shortly. Mazumdar was named Ambassador of India…

PESB selects Barua for MD, NRL

Public Sector hunter (PESB) recommended Saumendra Kumar Barua for the post of Managing Director, Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL). Barua will replace P Padmanabhan, the incumbent director, who will retire on October 31st this year. Currently he serves as Director (Finance), NRL. Barua joined Numaligarh Refinery Ltd in May 01, 2013 as Whole-time…

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