13 arrested Assam Civil Services officers dismissed from service in cash-for-job scam

Guhawati: Assam government has dismissed 13 arrested state civil services officers for their alleged involvement in the Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) cash-for-job scam, official sources said today. Former Assam Public Service Commission Chairman Rakesh Pal, who is also currently in jail for involvement in cash-for-job scam. The dismissed officers More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian quits

New Delhi: (Reuters) – India’s Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian said on Wednesday he was quitting his post to return to academic research in the United States, the third high-profile hire to leave More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Will leave in a month or two, says CEA Subramanian

New Delhi: Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian today said he has not yet decided on the exact date of leaving the finance ministry, but it will be in a month or two. “I would be leaving in a month or More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
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Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian to stand down, says FM

New Delhi: India’s Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian is standing down after serving for nearly four years and would return to the United States, the finance minister said on Wednesday. Chief Economic Adviser More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Parakala Prabhakar resigns as advisor to Andhra govt

Amaravati: Dr Parakala Prabhakar has stepped down from the post of Advisor (Communications) to the Andhra Pradesh government.Dr Parakala Prabhakar has stepped down from the post of Advisor to the Andhra Pradesh More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Mehbooba Mufti resigns as J-K Chief Minister

Srinagar: Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday resigned as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pulled out of the alliance with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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‘One nation one tax’, ‘one nation one election’, why not ‘one nation one retirement age’?

New Delhi: Our country has replaced its numerous Union and state taxes with the Goods and Services Tax (GST), designed to unify the country into a single market. In other words, we may call, the GST brought ‘one More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Mamata drops three ministers from cabinet

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today dropped three ministers from her cabinet and asked them to concentrate on the Trinamool Congress’s (TMC) organisational works ahead of next year’s More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Controversies dogged I&B Ministry under Smriti Irani

New Delhi: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry was in news for making some controversial decision when Smiti Irani was at the helm of affairs. I&B Ministry was in news for making some controversial decision More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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No selfies please, this is a pension form, govt tells retiring employees

New Delhi: Selfies can’t be used as photographs in pension forms, the personnel ministry has told central government employees readying for retirement. Selfies can’t be used as photographs in pension More...