NEWS Mulayam loses cycle war, symbol goes to son Akhilesh
NEWS Uttarakhand Congress President (PCC) Yashpal Arya, joins BJP
NEWS Sports Minister inaugurtes Boxing Academy in Haryana
NEWS Union minister Babul Supriyo’s convoy attacked
NEWS Mulayam says he will fight against Akhilesh if he doesn’t listen to him
NEWS Will choose Akhilesh over Mulayam: NCP
NEWS Akhilesh faction gets ”Cycle” symbol of Samajwadi Party
NEWS UP, Punjab polls real test for BJP: Sanjaya Baru
NEWS Increase in ATM withdrawal limit an “eyewash”: Mamata
NEWS Amar Singh is “leaving for London for treatment”
NEWSRichest 1% own 58% of total wealth in India: Oxfam
NEWS Just eight men own half the world’s wealth, reveals Oxfam report
NEWS N Chandrasekaran to be highest-paid Tata Sons chairman
NEWS SpiceJet strikes Rs 1.5 L cr deal with Boeing for 205 planes
NEWS DEA Secretary Shaktikanta Das lashes out at the e-com giant Amazon
NEWS Govt to crack whip on arbitrary antibiotic sales
NEWS Cow only animal that inhales, exhales oxygen: Rajasthan education minister
NEWS RBI raises ATM withdrawal limit to Rs 10,000 a day
NEWS RIL to invest another Rs 30,000 crore into Jio Infocomm
NEWS Note ban: Big buys via cards down since Nov, small-sized purchases up
NEWS Inflation up 3.39%, may rise further in Jan-Feb
NEWS Stalin slams PM Modi on Jallikattu ban, leads DMK’s statewide protests
NEWS Tharoor, Cong leaders arrested for protesting against note ban, released
NEWS Tamil Nadu will realise Jayalalithaa’s Vision 2023, says CM Panneerselvam
NEWS Limited room to reduce fiscal deficit in FY18: Moody’s
NEWS Don’t interfere in real estate sector: Godrej to govt
NEWS India at 92nd rank on global talent competitiveness
NEWS SC notice to Centre: Regulate WhatsApp, Facebook
NEWS Supreme Court gives 3 months to Centre to fill remaining NCST vacancies
NEWS Nobody is above law: Dharmendra Pradhan on raids on brother’s LPG agency
NEWS UP poll process to start rolling with notification on 17 Jan 2017
NEWS RBI Governor Urjit Patel to appear before PAC on Jan 20
NEWS BR Ambedkar ‘bigger leader’ than Mahatma Gandhi: Asaduddin Owaisi
NEWS India must rethink opposition to Chinese investment in Sri Lanka: Chinese media

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Gairola & Swain may decline to join as ADG?

It’s quite unusual: two senior IFoS officers may have declined to accept appointment to the posts of Additional Director General in MoEF&CC. Normally, these postings are coveted. IFoS officers, Dr. Suresh Chandra Gairola (IFoS:1982: MH) and  Dr. Debabrata Swain (IFoS:1984: OR), were on January 10 appointed as ADG (Wild Life)…

Anupriya Patel (MoS): Vaastu makes her climb higher

Usually, Secretaries and Ministers are housed between 2nd & 3rd floor in a ministry building except for few ministries like Corporate Affairs, Law & Justice and Ministry of Tribal Affairs, but MoS for Health & Family Welfare Anupriya Patel is getting her lavish office built on the 06th floor of…

Congis compete for boxing matches by blowing one another

  Congress events in Haryana these days are always marked by a street fight between supporters of Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Ashok Tanwar. The Congress protest against the Centre’s demonetisation decision turned ugly on Friday in Bhiwani, Fatehabad, and Gurgaon as party men indulged in fistfights. The clashes came days…

Karnavat & Bapat tipped for Independent Director, BRCL

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that Mukeshkumar Virchand Karnawat and Kedarashish Bapat are being considered for appointment to the post of non-executive Independent Director in Bridge & Roof Company India Ltd. Virchand hails from Gujarat whereas Bapat belongs to West Bengal. In addition to two functional directors and two govt directors,…

Two South Block officials face a rough patch

Indianmandarins has learnt that two IAS officers posted in South Block may face a rough patch ahead. It’s rumored that the performance of these two officers, one in the rank of OSD and another at Jt Secretary level, is said to be ‘unsatisfactory’. Both of them are currently handling important…

Three names in fray of Independent Director, HEC

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that three names have been recommended for the post of an Independent Director of Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC). They are Ardhendu Shekhar Sarangi, Taran Kumar Roy and H N Ramakrishnan. They belong to Odisha, Bihar, and Karnataka respectively. Sarangi is MSc in Economics, Roy is MSc…

Maneka’s advice to Smriti

WCD Minister Maneka Gandhi is known for her artistic bent of mind. She is a frequent visitor to arts and crafts exhibitions. On the basis of her experience and knowledge, she is learnt to have tendered a few ideas on the matter to her Cabinet colleague Smriti Irani. In a…

Race for WDC Education Counsellor job

The DoPT is said to have completed interviews for the post of Education Counsellor in Washington and sent a list of candidates to the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. This post, under the HRD Ministry, has been lying vacant for nearly three years while the number of Indian students studying…

Is Sasikala trying to protect former TN CS?

New AIADMK general secretary Sasikala reportedly suspects a conspiracy by the Central government in ordering Income-Tax raids on state chief secretary P Rama Mohana Rao’s office and home, although CM O Panneerselvam is silent on the raids and has appointed a new chief secretary. Rao claims he still holds the…

Party with a difference does the same thing

The BJP party office on Ashoka Road wore a festive look on Thursday with the entire area decorated with huge banners, with prominent pictures of party vice-president Shyam Jaju. It was Jaju’s birthday and. And since MCD elections are due in a few months, everyone wanting to contest the elections…

Did TN CS try to scuttle raid?

Rumors doing the rounds in the capital say that Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary P Rama Mohana Rao, whose house and office in Chennai were raided by the Income-Tax authorities, had got wind of the impending raid. So he accompanied CM Panneerselvam to Delhi for a meeting with PM Naren Modi…

Speculations over Delhi LG continues: Delay or deadlock?

It’s likely that a dedicated social worker may be appointed as Delhi LG. The post fell vacant after Najib Jung quit on 23 December. Initially, speculations were rife that a bureaucrat like Anil Baijal, Ajayraj Sharma, K J Alphons, Shakti Sinha and few others could be considered. Indeed, the opinion…

Nadda’s probe order a gimmick or reality?

On May 23, Union Health Minister J P Nadda ordered an investigation by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and promised appropriate action after an NGO found toxins in bread products manufactured by major multinational and domestic companies. Seven months later, in response to a Right to…

A 1996 batch IAS officer seeks VRS?

  Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that the incumbent Chief Vigilance Officer of Airport Authority of India has applied for a VRS leaving many surprised over his move. Yatendra Kumar, a 1996 batch IAS officer of Manipur-Tripura cadre, is said to have applied for VRS for a variety of reasons. In…

Govt seen dragging its feet on holding meeting for CBI director appointment

The government is seen dragging its feet on holding the meeting for the appointment of CBI director, which is done by way of three-way consultation between the PM, the leader of the opposition, and the CJI. It is said to be waiting for the retirement of Chief Justice of India…

MMTC: 10 more executives may face suspension

  In continuation of what Indianmandarins had reported first on 08 November and further on 09th December 2016 about the suspension of MMTC’s Directors, it has been further gathered that as many as eight to ten more top executives of MMTC may face suspension or termination. Recently, MMTC Director Finance…

Govt soon to name Jain & Dhasmana as IB & RAW Chief respectively

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that Narendra Modi administration has taken a final call to appointment of Rajiv Jain (IPS:1980:JH) as Director, Intelligence Bureau and Anil K Dhasmana (IPS:1981:MP) as Secretary, Research & Analysis Wing (R&AW). Reportedly, the formal announcement to this decision would be made shortly. Jain will replace Dineshwar…