CPI(M) to conduct door-to-door campaign across country to explain link between CAA, NPR and NRC
CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on J...
SCO Secretary General suggests vigorous e-comm partnership among member states
Speaking at an industry interaction, ‘Enhancing Indian Industry’s Engagement with SCO’organised by FICCI, Norov said, “The time has come for purposeful and active action fo...
Visit of SCO Secretary General & Uzbekistan Foreign Minister pushes India’s Eurasia agenda
As Taliban and USA inch closer to conclude peace d...
Opec secretary general says Iraqi oil facilities secure, production continuing
Barkindo said Opec alone could not shoulder the responsibility of maintaining a stable oil market
Rural development ministry opens application for director general of NIRD&PR
Rural development ministry has invited applications for the post of director general of the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR) to be done directly or through deputation for w term of five years from the date of assuming charge or until the age of 60 years, whichever is earlier.
Senior IPS officer AP Maheshwari appointed Director General of CRPF
Maheshwari, a 1984 batch IPS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre, is at present Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the Union Home Ministry. He has been appointed to the post up to February 28, 2021, i.e. the date of his superannuation, the order stated. The post of DG CRPF was lying vacant after R R Bhatnagar retired on December 31.
Chief of Defence Staff may have joint secretary (Army) reporting to him
Even though the government has amended its rules of business to define specific responsibilities of the Defence Secretary and CDS, there is considerable discussion within the ministry on the level of seniority of bureaucrats who will report to CDS, General Bipin Rawat.
India aiming at USD 250 billion maritime economy by 2024: Defence Secretary
India's exclusive economic zone in the seas along its 7,500-kilometre coastline comprises over 2 million square kilometres, Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar said. "With a target of becoming a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024, we are looking at over USD 250 billion coming from the maritime zone."
Trump boasts Iranian general's death was 'American justice'
President Donald Trump used his first campaign election rally of 2020 to argue that he served up "American justice" by ordering a drone strike to take out Iranian Gen.
FY20 deficit likely to be 4.5-5% of GDP: Ex-Fin Secy
Former finance secretary Subhash Garg has said India's real fiscal deficit in FY20 is likely to be higher at 4.5-5% of GDP due to an expected shortfall in revenue, and higher spending.
'If Iranian general can be droned for terrorism, why not a Pakistani general?'
Amid widespread misgivings in the US Congress and among American analysts about the assassination of a serving general of a sovereign nation, the Trump administration is belatedly making the case that Iranian General Qassim Suleimani was a terrorist, a war criminal who should have been targeted a long time ago, even though he was not on any global proscribed list.
Was the drone attack on Iranian general an assassination?
Whether the killing is framed as part of an armed conflict between two states or as a police action intended to deter terrorism, it cannot be characterized as an act of self-defense because there was never a full-fledged and direct attack on the United States by Iran. US laws prohibit assassination both in peacetime law as well as on the battlefield.
CDS Bipin Rawat's Department of Military Affairs to have 37 secretaries. Here are details
"Under the newly-created Department of Military Affairs headed by Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, there will be two Joint Secretaries, 13 Deputy Secretaries and 22 Under Secretaries," the sources said. Thus, the department will have a total of 37 secretaries.
Chief of Defence Staff: Role and responsibilities of CDS explained
General Bipin Rawat this week took charge as the country's first Chief of Defence Staff in what is seen as a watershed moment for India's mi...
General strike: Banking services hit, normal life affected in Kerala, WB, Assam
Most of the lenders had informed their customers in advance about the strike call given by All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA), All India Bank Officers' Association (AIBOA), BEFI, INBEF, INBOC and Bank Karmachari Sena Mahasangh (BKSM), and its impact on banking services.
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