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PMEAC being revived: reading between the lines

Indianmandarins had reported first on 14 September that the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council may be revived and the Govt may announce the details shortly. Two theories are floating around in the official corridors to explain the revival idea. One says that it’s being done to accommodate Bibek Debroy who…

Opacity obstructs opportunity: MP cadre IAS officers raise voice against 360 appraisal formula

Weeks after the Parliamentary Committee headed by Anand Sharma in the second week of August submitted its ninety-second report on “Appraisal & Empanelment of Civil Servants Under The Central Government’ the Madhya Pradesh IAS raised their voice against the empanelment process obstructing their career prospects. MP cadre IAS officers are…

Two more Non-Official Directors in BPCL & PFC

The NaMo Administration cleared the appointment of Non-Official Directors on the Boards of two state owned companies; Dr. Tamilsai Soundarajan was named for BPCL whereas Ms Gauri Chaudhary for Power Finance Corporation.

Debroy may be appointed as Chairman of PM’s EAC

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that NITI Aayog Member Bibek Debroy may soon quit his post. Reportedly unhappy over some recent developments, Debroy has already put in his papers. However, in view of his stature as an economist, he may soon be appointed as the Chairman of Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory…

BJP’s new rising star

Amit Malviya is a new rising star in the BJP. Being the head of its IT cell, he is credited with ensuring that party president Amit Shah’s Townhall event in Ahmedabad on Sunday become a global trend #YuvaTownHallWithShah) on social media. Shah’s meeting was shown live across over 300 locations….

Is Amit Shah avoiding unemployed youth?

Speculations are rife as to why BJP president Amit Shah allowed only select young professionals such as engineers, doctors, lawyers and professors, and the students pursuing MBA and commerce courses as the participating audience for his Adikham Gujarat Yuva Townhall event targeting the youth in Gujarat. The youths involved in…

Doka La: Get ready for every eventuality

The 9th edition of the BRICS summit ended on September 5. The coordinated action by India and Russia, including withholding announcement of their participation in the summit till New Delhi and Beijing agreed on ‘expeditious disengagement’ at Doka La in Bhutan, ensured that Xi Jinping agreed to name and shame…

Modi cabinet reshuffle 2017: Full list of Council of Ministers

Here is the full list of PM Narendra Modi’s Council of Ministers with their new portfolios. Nirmala Sitharaman is the new Defence minister, Suresh Prabhu gets Commerce & Industries, Piyush Goyal gets Railways Minister.   CABINET MINISTERS 1.Rajnath Singh: Minister of Home Affairs. 2.Sushma Swaraj: Minister of External Affairs. 3.Arun…

Cabinet Reshuffle 2017: 04 former bureaucrats among 09 new ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reshuffled his Council of Ministers. Nine new faces were inducted whereas four Ministers of State (IC) were elevated to Cabinet rank namely; Dharmendra Pradhan, Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. The new faces include four former bureaucrats and five Members of Parliament…

Cabinet reshuffle 2017: A list of who all entered, exited Narendra Modi Govt since 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may reshuffle his council of ministers on August 3 morning, the third time since he took office with a massive mandate in May 2014. Rumors of a probable reshuffle started doing the rounds following a series of reported meetings of BJP president Amit Shah with a…

Indian Railways signed two MoUs with Swiss Confederation

In the course of the visit of President of Swiss Confederation, Ms Doris Leuthard to India on August 31, 2017, two MoUs have been signed between Ministry of Railway and Swiss Confederation. The first agreement signed is a follow up on bilateral cooperation in rail sector discussed in July 2016….

NaMo targets 100 backward districts for 2019 national election

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With an eye to the 2019 national election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked officers to focus attention on the 100 most backward districts of India. He wants these districts to grow to the national average level on various development parameters. Modi said all officers must keep the poor and…

Witless repatriation of senior IAS officers creates problems for states

Since March 2017, a number of IAS and IPS officers have been repatriated to their state cadres. Of course, the government is under no obligation to seek the consent of officers if it decides to repatriate them. However, it may do no harm to the government if it follows the…

Cabinet Reshuffle on Cards

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Has a Cabinet reshuffle become imperative? If yes, when would it take place? Will it be after the Independence Day celebration or before? Even as the threat of China looms over the country with a distinct probability of a high-intensity war in October-November when the terrain is unimpeded by rains…

PM holding meeting with top state and UT officials

PM Narendra Modi is participating in a conference of chief secretaries and other top officials of all states and union territories today. States’ performance on development indicators will be released at the conference as the Centre is keen to fast-track projects to remove regional imbalances and disparity by ensuring better…

PM explains connection between Yoga and salt; Twitter flooded with photos of practitioners

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has likened Yoga with salt. Addressing a Yoga Day rally at Ramabai ground in Lucknow in the presence of UP CM Yogi Adityanath, he said: “Just as the importance of salt is not only to lend taste to food, but also ensure the well-being of the…

As first, India’s PM to inaugurate AfDB annual meet

  As African countries look to India as an alternative to China for meeting their technical and financial needs, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been requested to inaugurate the annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on May 23 at Ahmedabad. It is the first time in the history…

Six secretaries to fly to Tel Aviv next week

Home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, agriculture secretary S K Pattanayak, water resources & river development secretary Amarjeet Singh, DW Ssecretary Parameshwaran Iyer, secretary of department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP) Ramesh Abhishek, secretary defence production A K Gupta and science & technology secretary Ashutosh Sharma will fly to Israel with…

NDA government plans big 3rd anniversary celebrations

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The NDA government wants to celebrate the third year of its power with much fanfare. It’s also planning to launch a publicity blitzkrieg to highlight its achievements during the past three years. I&B Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has reportedly written to all ministries seeking a three-page report on achievements, preferably…

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