Politicisation of CBI started with extension to the then Director D Sen. Prior to that it was looked upon as final appeal to fair play. Sen remained Director of CBI for six years – from 1971 to 1977 – with two extensions given to him by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Sharad Chandra, a 1999 batch IIS officer, has been appointed as OSD(Information) to Personal Staff of PM on deputation basis until June 10,2019. He was IO in PMO.
MHA has reportedly kept in abeyance the recently issued notification that gives power to Assam Rifles to arrest after search on Indo - Myanmar border on the 16 km belt on either side. Now MHA will revisit the entire matter in consultation with the state govt.
UP govt has appointed 10 Information Commissioners from different fields. They are Subesh Kumar Singh, IPS retd, Rajeev Kapoor, IAS retd, Rachna Pal, Subhash Chandra Singh, Harshwardhan Shahi, Ajay Kumar Upreti, Kiran Bala Chaudhary, Chandra Kant Pandey, Pramod Kumar Tiwari and Narendra Kumar Srivastava. With this all ICs posts are filled.
Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi has remarked : “As CJI, I am telling you only 27 files are with the government. And 70 to 80 files are with the Collegium” when referring to appointment of Judges.
MHA had planned to take a press party to A&N Islands on Feb 15. But Pulwana episode forced MHA to cancel the press tour. It is said that some journalists had also requested for cancellation.
Dr G Narayan Raju, ILS, Secretary, Legislative Department, has been assigned an additional charge of Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs till March 13, 2019.
Braj Raj Sharma, Special Secretary, Department of Border Management, has been assigned an additional charge of Secretary, Department of Justice till March 13, 2019. He is a 1984 batch IAS officer of J&K cadre.
Praveen Kumar has been appointed Director in the Department of Economic Affairs. He is an IRS-IT officer.
Vivek Aggarwal has been appointed Additional CIT in the office of Principal CCIT, Pune. He is an IRS-IT officer.
The Central Government is yet to appoint a Attache for Science and Technology Wing at Indian Embassy in Washington DC.
Justice Devendra Kumar Arora ( retirement date-June 19, 2019), Justice Pradeep Kumar Singh Baghel( retirement date-November 19, 2019, Justice Ram Surat Ram (Maurya) (retirement date-October 14, 2019), Justice Karuna Nand Bajpayee ( retirement date-December 14, 2019), Justice Shashi Kant (retirement date- July 31, 2019), Justice Sanjay Harkauli (retirement date- January 20, 2019), Justice Krishna Pratap Singh (retirement date-August 6, 2019), Justice Aniruddha Singh (retirement date- December 31, 2019), Justice Ifaqat Ali Khan (retirement date-May 24, 2019), Justice Umesh Chandra Tripathi ( retirement date-July 22, 2019).
As many as six IAS officers of Telangana cadre are retiring in 2019. The officers are: P Satyanarayana Reddy, Bhambal Ram Meena, V Anil Kumar, Shailendra Kumar Joshi, Busani Venkateswara Rao and A Dinkara Babu.
Rajiv Kumar has been promoted the grade of Adviser (HAG+) in the Indian
Amrendra Kumar has been promoted to the grade of Chief Engineer (Civil) in the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.
Mrs K Pradeepa will continue working as Lecturer, Central Academy for State Forest Service, Coimbatore till June 14, 2022. He is a 2005 batch IFS officer of Maharashtra cadre.
Muneer Ahmed Khan is likely to be appointed as State Information Commissioner in J & K. He is 1994 batch IPS officer.
In the national capital, last week famous Kathak exponent Padmabhusan Uma Sharma released the satire collection of Dr Ravindra Kumar an Indian Railway Personnel Service Officer, 1984 batch. This is Ravindra Kumar's 17th book and 7th satire collection. He has been writing under the pen name Ravi Pipal
Hemant Kumar has been appointed as General Manager(RES), RITES, Gurgaon. He is an IRSME officer.
Secretary GAD Hilal Ahmed Parray is likely to be appointed as Vigilance Commissioner in J & K.
As many as Seven IRSE officers have been appointed in Rail Vikas Nigam Limited. Accordingly, Paramjit Singh, Dy. CE, RCF, has been appointed as AGM(Civil), RVNL, Chandigarh; Rajinder Kumar Kalra as AGM(Civil), Chandigarh; Anmol Nagpal as DGM(Civil); Patiala Pankaj Rana as DGM(Civil), Chandigarh; Avtar Singh as Sr. Manager(Civil), Patiala; T C Garg as Sr. Manager(Civil), Bhatinda and Arvinder Kumar has been appointed as Sr. Manager(Civil), Chandigarh.
Satya Prakash has been appointed as DIG(Security), National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited(NHSRCL). He is an RPF officer.
Venkanna Badavath has been transferred from Northeast Frontier Railway to South Central Railway. He is an IRTS officer.
Satish Kumar, CSTE, works, NCR, has been appointed as GM(S&T), DFCCIL. He is an IRSSE officer.
Chandrakant Moongray of Northern Railway, has been appointed as DGM(Electrical),
DFCCIL, New Delhi. He is an IRSEE officer.