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In a strongly-worded open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a group of former civil servants on Sunday asked him to check the nations “free fall into anarchy” by acting tough against the culprits of the Kathua and Unnao rape cases and the perpetrators of hate crimes across the country.Holding Modi responsible “more than anyone else” for...

CBI has arrested Guwahati Income Tax Commissioner Shwetabh Suman arrested in connection with Rs 50 lakh bribery attempt. Shwetabh Suman, allegedly demanded the bribe for passing favourable orders in tax assessment of a businessman in a shell company matter, an official said. The amount was recovered from a middle-man and searches were carried out on...

In a major bureaucratic reshuffle in Gujarat, government has transfered 67 IAS officers.Collectors of 21 districts, including of Ahmedabad, Amreli, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara and Junagadh, were shifted.Rajkot District Collector Vikrant Pandey who has been appointed as the new collector of Ahmedabad.Ahmedabad collector Avantika Singh Aulakh has been transfered...

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the following appointments of officers at Joint Secretary/Joint Secretary equivalent level with pay at Level 14 (Rs.1,44,200 – 2,18,2001-) of the Pay Matrix: (1) Shri Chandra Bhushan Kumar, IAS(UT:1995), as Deputy Election Commissioner (JS level), Election Commission of India, from the date of...

The Karnataka Assembly elections will be held on May 12, and counting of votes will be held May 15, the Election Commission (EC) announced today. That means the model code of conduct will also come into force in the state immediately. The EC also said that April 24 will be the last date to file nominations and April 27 will be the last date for withdrawal...

The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred 37 IAS officials, including 16 district magistrates, an official said on Saturday. Rajiv Rautela, the district magistrate of Gorakhpur, who courted controversy on Wednesday for barring the media from accessing details at the Lok Sabha bypoll counting centre, has been shifted and prompted as divisional commissioner...

India has won the “Best Exhibitor Award ” at ITB, Berlin on its last day. ‘ITB- Berlin World Tourist Meet’ was convened at Berlin, Germany from 7th March to 10th March, 2018. India was represented by the Minister of State (Independent charge) for Tourism Mr K. J. Alphons along with couple of Tourism Ministry officials. More than 100 countries...

Sitanshu Kar has been appointed as the next Director General of the Union government’s publicity wing, Press Information Bureau (PIB). Kar will be replacing Frank Noronha, who took charge of the PIB in 2014. Noronha will retire on April 30 and Kar will take charge from May 1. Kar was the spokesperson of the defence ministry from 2005 to 2015 and worked...

CBI has filed Charge-sheets in 2276 cases in the courts during the last three years viz. 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 upto 31st January, 2018. Cases which are discharged/quashed by the courts are examined and analysed at various levels to decide upon the need for filing the appeal and further action is taken. During the last three years, there were 14...

8 IAS officers have been transferred in Telangana. T Vinay Krishna Reddy has been posted as Collector & District Magistrate, Jangaon; Shivalingaiah as Collector & District Magistrate, Mahabubabad; V Venkateswarlu as Collector & District Magistrate, Sangareddy; D Amoy Kumar as Collector & District Magistrate, Jayashankar Bhupalapally...