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rahul gandhiOld friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day.

More trouble for Gandhi family ?

Sonia Gandhi new picGandhi family is likely to face more trouble in the Modi Government in a couple of months. Narendra Modi’s official team is now more active in this direction.

Major achievements of MHA 

rMHA claims, its major achievements during 2108 are Smooth conduct of local body elections in J&K, lifting of AFPSA from Meghalaya & parts of Arunachal Pradesh in North-East, peaceful rollout of NRC in Assam, improvement in LWE scenario and Smart fence on Western border.  



sRespected  Friend... retired Senior Bureaucrat... still in Delhi... and today we meet at Kaake da Dhaba in CP... over Butter Panneer... Dal and crisp  rotis we get chatting..

Respected Friend: 'Was and Is' wordplay.... RaGa was dishing out lies on Rafalle ....lying is a Gandhi family trait....confirmed he is lying.... but whether he has the Gandhi  family trait... speculative..
fMe: Ha ha.....Sonia is a RaGa going to be one.. again confirmed and speculative!!! 
RF: Stalin who down South .. lateral all for
waala Pappu being the next PM!! By the way we have Pappus in every State...
M: Point to be noted... SP...BSP... gNCP.....TMC    .....none of these Parties is pro this proposal..

RF: Why ...SP and BSP showed they 'have a mind of their own' by not accepting Congress CMs swearing in invites...
M: Speaking of SP... reminds  me what a mess Aki created before exiting  the House he allotted  himself  in
Lucknow.... and see our Mama ji... Shivraj ji.... lost election... within a day or two vacated CMs residence in pristine condition  and left for his new abode with wife on a Scooter..
RF: These BJP Leaders are 'waqri' type  (different)....
M: And this reminds me.. Chattisgarh loss... one of the primary reasons was.. for three terms Raman Singh refused to reign in Conversions ... Bastar is now predominately converted...Convertors are anti BJP and ensure Convertees are too...
RF: At long last some justice for Sikhs....Sajjan Kumar sentenced.....  Life .... could only  happen during  BJP's stint....had Congress or a Congress supported Government been in power.... Congress's entire Eco-System would have stepped in to save these Murderers ....
M: 1 down....2 more to go.... all of them enjoyed political patronage.....they did what they did to show loyalty to Gandhis.... no one from their family had been murdered for such a reaction from them...even then it would be barbarous....
RF: What about the Cops... the Judges ... Comissions....who were part of Congress's Eco System... who helped these murders to keep Justice at bay...
M: I'd lost all hope....thank you BJP!!
RF: In the words of Salman Kursheed post Batla House too Sonia may cry at night!!
M: Or like RaGa would say.... this morning she cried at night!!
RF: Congress's Eco System trying to hype the death of 7 civillians in
Kashmir.... actually stone throwers trying to thwart Army during an encounter...
M: Here see I've even corrected the Headline ... to show the true situation...Headline reads...7 civilians , 3 militants, 1 Jawan killed  in Pulwama gunfight ..... I corrected it to.... 7 Stone throwers and 3 militants killed. 1 Jawan martyred in Pulwama Gunfight .....
Punjab's Pappu... Sidhu... wished Sardar Patel.. Happy Birthday on Sardar Patel's Death Anniversary...
M: I think someone in RaGa's Think Tank used Punjab's Pappu to send a tacit message to Amrinder....Sidhu got a Stuffed Partridge  from Pakistan to present to Amrinder...message 'get stuffed'!! They must have explained the intended pun to RaGa and he must have been in splits...
Pappu  did  not  even bother to check up  ..if importing such a stuffed bird infringes any Wildlife Law.. .
M: It does.... so now he's in a fix.... !!!! The Department for Wildlife Protection will confiscate it....and message to Amrinder stymied....
RF: A picture has emerged on SM showing a frail Parrikar with a tube in his nose conducting a on the spot inspection/survey... Darbaaris tut-tutting and saying he should not have been forced to do this..
M: Forced by whom... the man wants to live ......what's wrong with this... tell you Congress and its Durbaaris can go to any depths...
RF: Parrikar's concept is beyond the understanding of Congis and Darbaris...come what  may your job...
M: Sentiment to 'do job what may' present only  in those who feel they have a duty to serve honourably ....not Rule....... Gandhis were/are Aishoholics who choose Workaholics to work for them....BJP .... the Leaders themselves are Workaholics...sadly they are burdened with a System that over 60 years believes in..... aaj ka kaam karro parso....


Disclaimer:  Satire in Prose. Not meant to influence, inform, insult or caste any aspersions. Purely for Entertainment purposes only. With inputs from MSM, SM and Blogs





Four IPS officers from UP are contenders for CBI Chief’s post

For the top post of Director in the CBI four IPS officers are in the recokning. They are DG BSF Rajni Kant Mishra, DG NICSF Jveed Ahmad, DG RPF Arun Kumar and DG Vigilance in UP Hitesh Chandra Awasthi.

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Pranab Kumar Das appointed as Chairman, CBIC

Pranab Kumar Das has been appointed as Chairman, Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) on superannuation of S Ramesh.  Das is a 1983 batch IRS-C&CE officer.

Tenure of A K Dhasmana as Secretary, R&AW extended

aThe tenure of A K Dhasmana as Secretary, Research & Analysis Wing (R&AW) has been extended for a period of six months beyond the present tenure i.e. December 29, 2018.

 (We  said this on April 3 and December 3)

Parimal Rai to be new CS of Goa


dParimal Rai has been appointed new Chief Secretary of Goa. A 1985 batch AGMUT cadre IAS officer was posted in Chandigarh.

Parida appointed Advisor to Administrator Chandigarh

sManoj Kumar Parida, 1986 batch AGMUT cadre IAS officer, has been appointed new Advisor to Administrator Chandigarh.

Sharma joins Delhi govt


dDharmendra Sharma has been transferred from Goa to Delhi Government. He is a 1988 batch AGMUT cadre IAS officer.

Entire CMs Secretariat to be changed in Rajasthan

After taking over the reigns Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is going to change the entire Chief Minister’s Secretariat.

Will Kapil Garg be new DGP of Rajasthan ?

aIn case present Rajasthan DGP O P Galhotra is  changed then 1983 batch IPS officer Kapil Garg will be new DGP.

Will Kuldeep Ranka be PS to CM in Rajasthan ?

sKuldeep Ranka is likely to be appointed Principal Secretary to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. He is 1994 batch IAS officer.

Gaurav Dwivedi to be Pr Secy to CM in C’garh

Gaurav Dwivedi, 1995 batch IAS officer of Chhattisgarh cadre, has been made Principal  Secretary to newly appointed Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.

D M Awasthi to hold addl charge as DG, EOW & ACB in Chhattisgarh

Awasthi DM DGP Chhattisgarh 86 IPSD M Awasthi, Special DG, Anti-naxal Operation, has been given additional charge of EOW and ACB in Chhattisgarh. He is 1986 batch IPS officer.

Mukesh Gupta appointed Spl DGP, PHQ, Chhattisgarh

DG EOW Mukesh Gupta has been appointed as Special DGP,  PHQ,  Chhattisgarh. He is 1988 batch IPS Officer.

Sanjay Pillay appointed Spl DG (Int.), Chhattisgarh

Sanjay Pillay has been appointed as Special DG (Intelligence),  Chhattisgarh. He is 1988 batch IPS officer.

Ashok Juneja moves to STF and Administration in Chhattisgarh

ADG Intelligence Ashok Juneja has been moved  to STF and Administration. He is 1989 batch IPS officer.

Taran P. Sinha to Head DPR in Chhattisgarh

Taran Prakash Sinha had been given charge of Public Relations Department in Chhattisgarh.He is 2012 batch IAS officer of Chhattisgarh cadre.

T S Sonwani to be Jt. Secy to C’garh CM

T S Sonwani, currently posted as Commissioner, Surguja division had been appointed as Joint Secretary to Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.

Pravin Shukla to be OSD to C’garh CM

Pravin Shukla would be OSD to Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel.

Rajat Kumar may be made Secy, Industries Dept

Rajat Kumar, currently Special Secretary to CM and CEO NRDA is likely to be shifted as Secretary, Industries Department.

Niranjan Das could be moved as Div Comm. in C’garh

Niranjan Das, Secretary, Urban Administration Department could be moved as a Divisional Commissioner.

Ritu Sain might be called back from Delhi


Ritu Sain, OSD cum Additional Residential Commissioner, New Delhi could be called back as Secretary, Urban Administration in Chhattisgarh.


D K Wasnikar could be shifted as MD, CSIDC

Dilip Kumar Wasnikar, currently Commissioner, Durg Division may be shifted as MD, CSIDC in Chhattisgarh.

Dr Kamal Preet Singh might get back Health Dept in C’garh

Dr Kamal Preet Singh, currently Secretary, Commerce and Industries Department is likely to be moved to Health Department.

Shala Nigar might stay as Secretary, Mantralaya

Shahla Nigar could be retained as Secretary, Mantralaya in Chhattisgarh

Subodh Singh could move out of CM's Secretariat

Subodh Kumar Singh could be divested of the charge of Secretary to Chief Minister but may continue as Secretary, Mineral Resources Department.

Mrs Renu Pillay might be moved to GAD


ASMrs Renu G Pillay, Director General, Chhattisgarh Administration Academy could be moved to GAD Department as Principal Secretary in Chhattisgarh.

Sunil K Kujur could be moved as ACS to CM

Sunil Kumar Kujur, currently Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture and Biotechnology has good chance of becoming Additional Chief Secretary to Chief Minister in Chhattisgarh.

Post of Madhukar Gupta upgraded to Additional Secretary level

Madhukar Gupta IAS 85 RajasthanThe post of Madhukar Gupta as Joint Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has been upgraded to the level of Additional Secretary. He is a 1985 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre.

Ms Madhavi Goradia Divan appointed as Additional Solicitor General of India

Ms Madhavi Goradia Divan, Advocate, has been appointed as Additional Solicitor General of India (ASGI) in the Supreme Court of India.

Ajaneesh Kumar to assume charge as High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam soon

Ajaneesh Kumar , presently DDG,ICWA will soon assume charge as the next High Commissioner of lndia to Brunei Darussalam.He is an Indian Foreign Service officer of 1996 batch.

Headless STC recovers 1400 cr from defaulters

A Headless and without Director Finance Public Sector Undertaking (PSU), State Trading Corporation Limited (STC), has recovered an amount of Rs 800 crore while a sum of Rs 600 crore as interest will later be paid by defaulting Mittal-owned Global Steel Holding Ltd and Global Steel Philippines Inc. The Supreme Court has settled the case after the defaulter assured and paid principal amount. The recovery would provide the shot in the arm that this PSU so badly needs. Presently, Rajiv Chopra, Director Marketing, STC, holding an additional charge of CMD.

26K+ RTI appeals pending

According to information, presently, in the CIC, there are eight vacancies including that of the Chief and more than 26,000 appeals /complaints are pending before the CIC.

Raj Kumar Mallick empanelled as Joint Secretary in GoI

Raj Kumar Mallick has been empanelled for holding Joint Secretary and Joint Secretary equivalent posts in Government of India. He is a 1992 batch IPS officer of Jharkhand cadre.

Allahabad HC has 14 Permanent judges against working strength of 62

The Allahabad High Court is working with 14 Permanent Judges against the working strength of 62 as on December 1, 2018.

Protocol Officers return to parent cadre in Rajasthan

As many as 43 Protocol Officers have been reverted to their parent organizations/ departments in Rajasthan.

Dr M Vijayalakshmi appointed as Non-official Ind Director, BHAVINI


Dr M Vijayalakshmi has been appointed as non-official Independent Director on the Board of Directors of BHAVINI for a period of three years.

Jamal likely to join CMO, MP


Khalid Bin Jamal, a 1994 batch IA&AS officer  is likely to be appointed PS to Kamal Nath, CM of MP . He is a 1995 batch officer and presently posted at CAG, hq. 

Two IPS officers get field postings in Bihar



Sujit Kumar has been appointed as SP, Sitamarhi while Vikas Burman was made Commandant, Bihar Armed Police force-5, Patna in Bihar.

No candidate turns up for interviews for Director (Mktg), FACT


None of the short-listed candidates appeared for the selection meeting held by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) for the post of Director (Marketing), Fertilizers & Chemicals Travancore Ltd (FACT) on December 18, 2018. The Board has now decided that the concerned Ministry should take appropriate course of further action for selection.

Hardeep Singh appointed as Special Secretary, Animal Husbandry in Haryana


Hardeep Singh  IAS HY 2005Hardeep Singh has been appointed as Special Secretary, Animal Husbandry & Dairying Department in Haryana. He is a 2005 batch IAS officer of Haryana cadre.

Vijayagopal joins as Director (Fin), BPCL


Vijayagopal N, ED, BPCL, has taken over the charge as Director (Finance), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL).

Post of Nageswara Rao upgraded to Additional Director level in CBI


The post of M Nageswara Rao as Joint Director, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), has been upgraded to Additional Director level in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). He is a 1986 batch IPS officer of Orissa cadre.

Ruchir Garg likely to look after PR  in C'garh CM's Secretariat


Ruchir Garg likely to look after Public Relations work at CM's Secretariat in Chhattisgarh. 

Manoj Rai is new SP, Chhindwara in MP


Manoj Rai, SP, Rail, Bhopal, has been appointed as Superintendent of Police, Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh. He is a 1995 batch IPS officer.

Vinod Verma likely to be assigned key task in C'garh CM's Secretariat


Vinod Verma is likely to manage Chief Minister's work at CM Secretariat in Chhattisgarh. 

Mahesh Chandra Chaudhary shifted to Secretariat in MP


Mahesh Chandra Chaudhary, Rewa Commissioner, has been appointed as Officer on Special Duty in Secretariat, Bhopal while J K Jain was given an additional charge of Commissioner, Rewa in Madhya Pradesh.

Kuldeep Ranka is Principal Secretary to Rajasthan CM


Kuldeep Ranka has been appointed as Principal Secretary to Chief Minister of Rajasthan. He is a 1994 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre.

(We said this in the morning of Dec 18)

Ajitabh Sharma appointed as Secretary to CM, Rajasthan


Ajitabh Sharma has been appointed as Secretary to Chief Minister in Rajasthan. He is a 1996 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre.

Mrs Arti Dogra appointed as Joint Secretary to Rajasthan CM


Ms Arti Dogra has been appointed as Joint Secretary to Chief Minister in Rajasthan. She is a 2006 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre. 

Rajan Vishal appointed as Joint Secretary to Rajasthan CM


Rajan Vishal has been appointed as Joint Secretary to Chief Minister in Rajasthan. He is a 2008 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre.

Major reshuffle of IAS officers in Rajasthan


As many as 40 IAS officers have been transferred and posted to different places in Rajasthan. Accordingly, Mukesh Kumar Sharma has been appointed as Chairman, Revenue Board, Ajmer while Rajiv Swarup was made ACS, Home, Jail & Rajasthan State Investigation Bureau and ex-officio Vigilance Commissioner and Sudarshan Sethi is ACC, Forest & Environment, Mining. Similarly, Giriraj Singh has been appointed as Chairman, Rajasthan Civil Service Appellate Tribunal, Jaipur; Mrs Vinu Gupta as ACS, PWD and Chairperson, RSRDC; Dr Subodh Agrawal as ACS, Industries, NRI Affairs, Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor and Special Officer, Bhiwadi Industrial Development Authority; Niranjan Kumar Arya as Principal Secretary, Finance, Excise; Rohit Kumar Singh as Principal Secretary, Health and Medical & Family Welfare; Dr R Venkateshwaran as Principal Secretary, Horticulture; Tanmaya Kumar as Commissione, Irrigation Area Development, Bikaner; Akhil Arora as Principal Secretary, Social Justice and Empowerment and Regional Tribal Development; Alok as Principal Secretary, MSME, Jaipur; Mrs Aparna Arora as Principal Secretary, Minority Affairs and Wakf Board; Shikar Agrawal as Member, Revenue Board, Ajmer; Kuldeep Ranka as Principal Secretary to Chief Minister; Mrs Shreya Guha as Principal Secretary, Tourism, Arts and Culture; Naresh Pal Gangwar as Principal Secretary, Planning and Commissioner, IT and Communication; Mrs Roli Singh as Principal Secretary, Higher and Technical Education; Pravin Gupta as Member Revenue Board, Ajmer; Bhaskar Atmaram Sawant as Secretary, School Education and Language and Library and Panchayati Raj; Ajitab Sharma as Secretary to CM; Hemant Kumar Gera as Secretary, Medical Education; Navin Mahajan as Secretary, Water Resources; Mrs Gayatri A Rathod as Secretary, Women & Child Development; T Ravikant as Secretary, Personnel; Navin Jain as Commissioner, Labour and Employment; Dr Krishn Kant Pathak as Commissioner, Industries; Ashutosh A T Pednekar as Secretary, Disaster Management, Relief and Citizen Security; Dr Prithvi Raj as Secretary, Finance Revenue; Krishna Kunal as Commissioner, Religious Places; Dr Samit Sharma as Mission Director, National Health Mission and Secretary, Health; Pradeep Kumar Borad as Commissioner, College Education and Secretary, Higher Education; Suresh Chand Gupta as MD, Rajasthan Medical Service Corporation Limited; Gaurav Goyal as MD, RIICO, Jaipur; Ms Arti Dogra as Joint Secretary to Chief Minsiter; Virendra Singh Bankawat as Director, Persons with Disabilities; Mukatanand Agrawal as Collector, Kota; Jagrup Singh Yadav as Special Secretary, GAD, Cabinet, Sampada, Moter Garage, Civil Aviation and Rajan Vishal was made Joint Secretary to Chief Minister, Rajasthan.


Ms Sablok appointed CS of OCL Iron and Steel

OCL Iron and Steel Limited has appointed Ms Isha Sablok as Company Secretary of the company.

Ajit Desai is again CEO of Gammon India

Gammon India Limited has re-appointed Ajit Balubhai Desai as Chief Executive Officer of the company.

Vyavahare has quit as CFO of Huhtamaki PPL

Parag Vyavahare has quit as Chief Financial Officer of Huhtamaki PPL Limited.

Mrs Kathiravan appointed as CS of Rainbow Foundations

Rainbow Foundations Ltd has appointed Mrs Niroshaa Kathiravan as the Company Secretary of the company.

Jariwala appointed as Non Exec Dir of Marg Techno Projects

Naimesh Jayvadan Jariwala has been appointed as Non Executive Director of Marg Techno Projects Ltd.


CGHS was not in the best of health

As it is, the Central Government Health Scheme was not in the best of health .It has become worse now. Previously one could at least get the medicines one needed after consultation from the doctors from the empanelled hospitals(Because the doctors in CGHS dispensaries have become dispenser of medicines only .They will just tick the medicines on the computer and handover the slip to you to collect your desired medicines. You got the medicines you have been taking regularly for your high B.P, diabetes, any heart problem etc. Now what they give are substitute drugs manufactured by little known companies in places like Noida, Gaziabad, Chandigarh etc. When asked why not the medicine of the brand name one has been taking for years the doctor shows helplessness. These cheap substitute medicines having the same composition are useless. For example I have been for years taking a particular tablet manufactured by Cipla for hypertension. Four months back CGHS stopped this supply and gave something else. Doctor said it had the same composition. After taking that medicine for four days my BP shot up making me run to private doctors. They changed my medicine. I bought my old drug from the market which normalised my hypertension. The other day when we collected all the required medicines from the dispensary all were unknown names and manufactured by little known firms. When we voiced our doubt about the quality of medicines even the doctor advised us to buy from the market so that we don’t compromise on our health. So CGHS is in total mess today. Will somebody care. Maybe all those responsible for CGHS are busy with the Ayushman scheme which alone will fetch votes for the powers that be. Who cares for Government employees specially the retired ones.


Aarti Khosla

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