Appointment

  • SC issues notice to Centre on PIL challenging Lokpal appointment rule 31-03-2014 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Central government over the issue of Lokpal's appointment. The court issued the notice after a PIL challenged the Lokpal appointment rule which favours appointment of secretaries to Government of India as members of Lokpal. The Supreme Court has...
  • Madrad HC declines to review its order on nurses appointment 13-03-2014 12:04 AM

    Chennai: Madras High Court has declined to review its January 8 judgment upholding the state government's policy to recruit nursing students from both government and private nursing institutions through a competitive examination for available posts in government hospitals. It said the power of judicial review was about rehearing the matter...
  • MPPEB scam: Have proof of 22,000 fake appointments, says Katare 12-02-2014 05:06 PM

    Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Satyadev Katare has said he has evidence of over 20,000 fake appointments following the scam in the state Professional Examination Board (PEB). "A total of 32 scams including recruitment of contract teachers took place during 2012. I have proof of 22,000 fake appointments,"...
  • Political executives need to supervise agencies: PM 11-02-2014 12:16 PM

    New Delhi: At a time when the Prime Minister's Office is facing criticism from Opposition for flouting rules in the appointment of a CBI Additional Director, Dr Manmohan Singh said on Tuesday that in a democracy political executive needs some superintendence over agencies. Speaking at the CVC Golden Jubilee Celebrations,...
  • Longtime Google executive Susan Wojcicki to head YouTube 06-02-2014 03:24 PM

    San Francisco: Google executive Susan Wojcicki has been appointed new head of the company's YouTube video business, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. The move, in which Wojcicki will replace Salar Kamangar, represents the latest change to Google's top properties by Chief Executive Larry Page and comes as...
  • CBI raids ex-governor, BJP leader over appointments in Bokaro Steel 28-01-2014 11:57 AM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday conducted raids in Bhopal, Delhi and Ranchi in connection with illegal appointment of relatives of politicians in Bokaro Steel Ltd. The raids were conducted at former Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibtey Razi and two others - BJP Rajya Sabha candidate from Madhya...
  • UD ministry seeks suggestion on panel to look into Metro fares 02-01-2014 05:48 PM

    The Urban Development Ministry has asked the Law Ministry to suggest names of high court judges to head a panel which will look into the issue of revision of Delhi Metro fares. The UD ministry has in the past suggested names for the position of chairperson of the 4th Fare...
  • Cabinet approves constitution amendment bill for judicial appointments 26-12-2013 03:20 PM

    The cabinet on Thursday approved a constitution amendment bill to make the appointment of judges more transparent, official sources said. A cabinet meeting presided over by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh approved the bill to make the process of appointing judges more participatory between the executive and the judiciary. This will...
  • Bill on appointment of judges referred to Parliamentary committee 15-09-2013 02:41 PM

    A Bill which seeks to scrap the collegium system of appointment of judges to the higher judiciary and give executive a say in the matter has been referred to a Parliamentary committee for further consultations. The Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2013, introduced in the Rajya Sabha on August 29, has...
  • P Sathasivam defends collegium system of appointment of judges 14-09-2013 02:04 PM

    The Chief Justice of India, P Sathasivam, on Saturday defended the collegium system for appointment of judges in higher judiciary but said it is a prerogative of the Centre to bring a bill to change it. "Now as CJI, I am not going into the contents of the bill and...
  • Sibal apologises to Opposition for hasty passage of Judicial Appointments Bill 07-09-2013 01:32 PM

    New Delhi: Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday apologised to the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha over hasty passage of the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill, 2013 which seeks to scrap the collegium system of appointing judges to higher courts. He said, "I am deeply anguished. I apologise to...
  • Haryana Additional Advocate General quits after report on nepotism 07-09-2013 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN reviled documents that show nepotism in state of affairs in judiciary, Haryana Additional Advocate General Aditya Singh on Saturday resigned from his post. In his resignation note addressed to the Law Secretary Haryana, Advocate General Hawa Singh Hooda and the Chairman Bar Council of...
  • Are appointments to the Punjab and Haryana HC all about nepotism? 06-09-2013 11:37 PM

    New Delhi: A day after the Judicial Accountability Bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha, CNN-IBN has assessed documents that reveal nepotism in state of affairs in judiciary, particularly in the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Documents with the channel show how relatives of judges in the Punjab and Haryana...
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  • Live: Chidambaram speaks on rupee, economy in Lok Sabha 05-09-2013 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: 3:55 pm: Finance Minister P Chidambaram speaks on rupee, economy in the Lok Sabha. He says rupee has overshot its true value, Correction in rupee will take place and a number of measures are being taken to ensure it finds its correct value. On economy, he says it...
  • Monsoon Session of Parliament likely to be extended by a day: Sources 05-09-2013 08:49 AM

    New Delhi: The Monsoon Session of Parliament is likely to be extended by a day sources said on Thursday. The Cabinet Committe on Parliamentary Affairs is expected to meet today to decide on the extension of the session. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath had on Wednesday indicated that the session...
  • Rajya Sabha is likely to discuss Judges Appointment Bill today 05-09-2013 08:22 AM

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha is expected to take up the Judges Appointments Bill on Thursday which seeks to put an end to the complex system of appointing judges to the Supreme Court and the High Courts. The Bill first introduced in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday aims to set...
  • MP Waqf Board chairman against appointment of CEO 29-07-2013 05:38 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Waqf Board chairman Gufran-E-Azam on Monday alleged that rules were violated by the ruling BJP government in the appointment of Chief Executive Officer of the Board. Addressing a press conference here, Gufran said he on Monday wrote a letter to the Chief Secretary, pointing out all the irregularities...
  • Martino signs two-year contract as Barca's new coach 26-07-2013 05:28 PM

    Barcelona: Gerardo Martino has completed his deal to coach Barcelona for the next two seasons. Barcelona announced Tuesday that the Argentine coach would take over for Tito Vilanova, who stepped down last week to proceed with a cancer treatment that was "incompatible" with his coaching duties. The 50-year-old Martino will...
  • Messi denies hand in Martino's appointment 25-07-2013 06:00 PM

    Madrid: Argentine football star Lionel Messi has said that he had no hand in the appointment of new Barcelona manager Gerardo Martino. "I had nothing to do with Martino's signing. It was down to the president Sandro Rosell and the club. I said before that I thought he was a...
  • Court defers hearing of pleas challenging CAG's appointment till Aug 8 24-07-2013 02:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday deferred the hearing of petitions challenging the appointment of Comptroller and Auditor General of India Shashi Kant Sharma till August 8. The court has asked the Centre to respond to the two separate PILs challenging Sharma's appointment on the grounds of conflict...
  • Hockey India hires Dave Staniforth as goalkeeping coach 18-07-2013 01:21 PM

    New Delhi: Former South Africa player Dave Staniforth has been appointed as goalkeeping coach and strategic analyst of the Indian senior and junior men's teams, Hockey India (HI) announced on Thursday. The 37-year-old Staniforth, who represented his country in 65 internationals, has worked as goalkeeping coach with the South African...
  • Moin Khan appointed Pakistan chief selector 15-07-2013 03:15 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's cricket bosses on Monday appointed former captain Moin Khan as chief selector, a post he said he took on as a challenge. The 41-year-old takes over from Iqbal Qasim, who stepped aside earlier this month in a move seen as a reaction to the team's miserable performance in...
  • SC rejects plea challenging SK Sharma's appointment as CAG 15-07-2013 11:51 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a PIL challenging the appointment Shashi Kant sharma as Comptroller Aauditor General. The petition was filed by former CEC Gopalaswami on the grounds of conflict of interest. The apex court asked the petitioner to approach the Delhi High court and...
  • JBT scam: Chautala's interim bail extended till July 22 04-07-2013 02:15 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday extended the interim bail of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala till July 22. He has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for irregularities in appointment of teachers in 2000. Justice Siddharth Mridul extended the interim bail of Chautala till...
  • SC to hear PIL against SK Sharma's appointment as CAG 01-07-2013 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India on Monday will hear a PIL seeking to quash Shashi Kant Sharma's appointment as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on the grounds of conflict of interest. Sharma on May 23 was sworn in as CAG by President Pranab Mukherjee in the Rashtrapati...
  • Himachal courts quashes appointment of 480 teachers 25-05-2013 04:25 AM

    Shimla: In a setback to the previous Prem Kumar Dhumal-led BJP government in the state, the Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday quashed appointments of 480 teachers made in 2011 as these were not in accordance with law. Delivering the judgment, Justice Rajiv Sharma said the appointments of postgraduate teachers...
  • Rajnath Singh meets Om Prakash Chautala in hospital 17-05-2013 04:46 AM

    New Delhi: Signalling apossible realignment of his party's alliance in Haryana, BJP president Rajnath Singh on Thursday met INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala at a hospital in Delhi, party sources said. They said Rajnath Singh, accompanied by party vice president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, met Chautala at the Ram Manohar Hospital...
  • J&K Deputy CM in the dock over illegal appointments 14-05-2013 12:58 PM

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir State Accountability Commission (SAC) has ordered a regular enquiry into the alleged role of Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand in the illegal appointments in urban local bodies. A Division bench of the Commission, comprising chairman Justice (retd) YP Nargotra and Justice (retd) Hakim Imtiyaz Hussain, on...
  • Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth gets one year extension 14-05-2013 09:12 AM

    New Delhi: Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth, who was due to complete his two-year term in June, got one-year extension. Seth, a 1974 batch IAS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, has assumed the charge of Cabinet Secretary on June 14, 2011. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh-led Appointments Committee of Cabinet has...