Appointment

  • Judicial Appointments Bill in parliament likely next week Yesterday

    New Delhi: Government is considering bringing the Judicial Appointments Bill in Parliament next week after consultations within the party. According to sources, the government is initiating discussions within to bring the new bill for appointments in the judiciary to help bring transparency in the process of judicial appointments. The issue gained...
  • Government begins consultation on Judicial Appointment Commission Bill 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The government on Monday started the consultation process on Judicial Appointment Commission Bill seeking to change the collegium system. The meeting was called by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and will be attended by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Attorney General Mukul Rohatagi and eminent jurists. The meeting was...
  • World Bank President talks on India at 'The Appointment' 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group is on his second visit to India after acceding to the post. The World Bank President terms his meeting with India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitely as positive and added that the world Bank is encouraged by the budget brought in by...
  • Centre seeks views from political parties on procedure of appointing judges 6 days ago

    New Delhi: With an intent to bring amendments in the procedure of appointment of judges, the Law Ministry has sought inputs from political parties over the procedure. The NDA government has been mulling a Constitutional Amendment Bill to set up a Judicial Appointments Commission to replace the present collegium system....
  • Focus on Judicial Appointments Commission Bill after Markandey Katju's charges July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Justice Markandey Katju's allegations have triggered another debate on appointment of judges in the higher judiciary through the collegium system. There is already a Bill drafted by the previous UPA government to bring in changes in current system. It is called the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) Bill. The Bill...
  • Sanjeev Kumar Singla appointed as PM’s private secretary July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: IFS officer Sanjeev Kumar Singla has been appointed as Private Secretary (PS) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, succeeding Vikram Misri, who is going to Spain as Ambassador. Mr. Singla, a 1997 batch officer, is returning home to serve in the PMO, after a posting in Indian Embassy in Israel's...
  • Sriram, Kannan appointed SBI Managing Directors July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday said it has appointed B Sriram and VG Kannan as Managing Directors and Group executives. The duo will be coming to SBI from Group associates, where they held senior positions. Sriram, previously Managing Director of State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, will be handling...
  • Bureaucratic reshuffle: Anjani Kumar Singh appointed as new Chief Secretary of Bihar June 27, 2014

    In a bureaucratic reshuffle, Bihar government has appointed 1980-batch IAS officer Anjani Kumar Singh as the new Chief Secretary. According to a government notification issued on late Wednesday night, Singh, currently posted as Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, will take charge after the present chief secretary Ashok Kumar...
  • SC to hear CBI Additional Director appointment case today May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear the case on the appointment of Archana Ramasundaram as the CBI's first woman Additional Director on Friday. The Tamil Nadu government had suspended the IPS officer for taking charge despite its objections and without being relieved of her duties in the state. The apex...
  • Centre to change some rules regarding appointment of Lokpal members May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court (SC) that it will change some rules regarding the appointment of Lokpal members. The Centre had in April assured the apex court that it will not take any immediate decision on the appointment of the Lokpal. The top court was...
  • SC issues notice to Centre on PIL challenging Lokpal appointment rule March 31, 2014

    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 asked...
  • Madrad HC declines to review its order on nurses appointment March 13, 2014

    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 afresh,...
  • MPPEB scam: Have proof of 22,000 fake appointments, says Katare February 12, 2014

    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," Katare...
  • Political executives need to supervise agencies: PM February 11, 2014

    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, the...
  • Longtime Google executive Susan Wojcicki to head YouTube February 6, 2014

    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 Google...
  • CBI raids ex-governor, BJP leader over appointments in Bokaro Steel January 28, 2014

    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 Pradesh...
  • UD ministry seeks suggestion on panel to look into Metro fares January 2, 2014

    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 Fixation...
  • Cabinet approves constitution amendment bill for judicial appointments December 26, 2013

    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 be done...
  • Bill on appointment of judges referred to Parliamentary committee September 15, 2013

    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 been...
  • P Sathasivam defends collegium system of appointment of judges September 14, 2013

    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 how...
  • Sibal apologises to Opposition for hasty passage of Judicial Appointments Bill September 7, 2013

    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 September 7, 2013

    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 India,...
  • Are appointments to the Punjab and Haryana HC all about nepotism? September 7, 2013

    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 High...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 6, 2013

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  • Live: Chidambaram speaks on rupee, economy in Lok Sabha September 5, 2013

    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 September 5, 2013

    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 may...
  • Rajya Sabha is likely to discuss Judges Appointment Bill today September 5, 2013

    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 July 29, 2013

    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 that...
  • Martino signs two-year contract as Barca's new coach July 26, 2013

    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 be officially...
  • Messi denies hand in Martino's appointment July 25, 2013

    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 good...