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Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba gets one-year extension in service, his second on post
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Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba gets one-year extension in service, his second on post

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in service to Gauba, a 1982-batch IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre, as Cabinet Secretary for a further period of one-year beyond 30 August, 2022

Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba gets one-year extension
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Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba gets one-year extension

Gauba is said to be the key architect of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act under which Jammu and Kashmir was divided into two Union territories following the abrogation of the special status

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba appointed as Cabinet Secretary; to take charge from 30 August
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Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba appointed as Cabinet Secretary; to take charge from 30 August

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba will take charge as Cabinet Secretary for a tenure of two years from 30 August

Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha to review Jal Shakti Abhiyan as droughts, monsoon wreak havoc across country
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Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha to review Jal Shakti Abhiyan as droughts, monsoon wreak havoc across country

Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha will review Jal Shakti Abhiyan launched by the government in 1,592 blocks in 257 districts across the country on 2 August, 2019.

From Sushma Swaraj, Radha Mohan Singh, Maneka Gandhi to Rajyavardhan Rathore, NDA 2 drops big guns from Modi Cabinet
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From Sushma Swaraj, Radha Mohan Singh, Maneka Gandhi to Rajyavardhan Rathore, NDA 2 drops big guns from Modi Cabinet

Modi can have as many as 80 ministers in the 543-member Lok Sabha. As per the Constitution, the total number of Union ministers, including the Prime Minister shall not exceed 15 per cent of the number of members in the Lok Sabha.

Narendra Modi Cabinet 2019: With Irani, Rajnath, and 8 others from Uttar Pradesh, state gets maximum berths in new BJP-led govt, followed by Maharashtra, Bihar
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Narendra Modi Cabinet 2019: With Irani, Rajnath, and 8 others from Uttar Pradesh, state gets maximum berths in new BJP-led govt, followed by Maharashtra, Bihar

The second Narendra Modi-led government has the maximum representation of 10 faces from the politically crucial Uttar Pradesh, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi who represents Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency, followed by seven from Maharashtra and six from Bihar

Narendra Modi, 57 others take oath of office and secrecy: Full list of members in NDA-II Council of Ministers
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Narendra Modi, 57 others take oath of office and secrecy: Full list of members in NDA-II Council of Ministers

Narendra Modi took over as the country's Prime Minister for a second term on Thursday after he was sworn in along with Union ministers, including BJP president Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari and former foreign secretary S Jaishankar, a surprise pick.

Cabinet 2019 oath-taking ceremony: Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Smriti Irani sworn-in; Sushma Swaraj, Suresh Prabhu, Jayant Sinha dropped
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Cabinet 2019 oath-taking ceremony: Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Smriti Irani sworn-in; Sushma Swaraj, Suresh Prabhu, Jayant Sinha dropped

President Ram Nath Kovind administered oaths to Narendra Modi and his Council of Ministers. While BJP's allies in the NDA got one berth each, the saffron party dropped some of its ministers, including Maneka Gandhi, Suresh Prabhu, Jayant Sinha, Sushma Swaraj, JP Nadda and Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Modi 2.0: Amit Shah, S Jaishankar, 55 others make the cut in NDA balancing act; JP Nadda, Suresh Prabhu miss out
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Modi 2.0: Amit Shah, S Jaishankar, 55 others make the cut in NDA balancing act; JP Nadda, Suresh Prabhu miss out

Narendra Modi has taken good care of caste, age and regional profile, as also merit in the new Cabinet which saw several former ministers being dropped and inclusion of new faces including BJP president Amit Shah and ex-foreign secy S Jaishankar

Narendra Modi Cabinet 2019 oath-taking ceremony Updates: Modi, Amit Shah take oath; Maneka Gandhi likely to be pro-tem LS Speaker
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Narendra Modi Cabinet 2019 oath-taking ceremony Updates: Modi, Amit Shah take oath; Maneka Gandhi likely to be pro-tem LS Speaker

PM Narendra Modi oath-taking ceremony Updates: PM-elect Narendra Modi will likely hold a bilateral with Kyrgyzstan President, who arrived in New Delhi today, after the swearing-in ceremony. According to reports, the meeting is likely to be at 10.15 pm.

Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba likely to be appointed Cabinet Secretary for Narendra Modi's second term
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Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba likely to be appointed Cabinet Secretary for Narendra Modi's second term

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba is likely to be appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary, replacing PK Sinha, whose four-year tenure comes to an end in June.

CVC initiates probe against CBI director Alok Verma; second-in-command Rakesh Asthana had filed complaint
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CVC initiates probe against CBI director Alok Verma; second-in-command Rakesh Asthana had filed complaint

CBI officer Rakesh Asthana had written a formal complaint to the Cabinet Secretary alleging that the agency's director Alok Verma, sought to impede his functioning, interfere in investigations and malign his reputation

Law ministry drafts proposal for special fast-track courts to ensure speedy trials in rape cases, recommends 2 months for investigation
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Law ministry drafts proposal for special fast-track courts to ensure speedy trials in rape cases, recommends 2 months for investigation

New fast-track courts will be set up to deal with rape cases and special forensic kits will be given to all police stations and hospitals.

Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha to appear before CAT to defend negative appraisal of Magsaysay awardee Sanjiv Chaturvedi
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Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha to appear before CAT to defend negative appraisal of Magsaysay awardee Sanjiv Chaturvedi

Union Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha has been asked to defend the ‘zero’ performance appraisal given to former AIIMS CVO Sanjiv Chaturvedi.

AAP vs Delhi chief secretary: Party appeals to bureaucrats to allow govt work to continue
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AAP vs Delhi chief secretary: Party appeals to bureaucrats to allow govt work to continue

AAP appealed to bureaucrats protesting the alleged assault on the Chief Secretary not to obstruct Delhi government's work.

Budget 2018 brings overdue salary hike for President, Vice-President and Governors
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Budget 2018 brings overdue salary hike for President, Vice-President and Governors

The salaries of the President and the Vice-President have been increased to Rs 5 lakh and Rs 4 lakh per month respectively, in a rectification of an anomaly.

RS parliamentarians demands a hike in salary
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RS parliamentarians demands a hike in salary

Rajya Sabha members on Friday once again raised the demand for increasing their salaries and questioned the government's silence on the suggestions of a committee that has recommended salary hike for the members of parliament

Demand for raising wages and allowances made in Rajya Sabha
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Demand for raising wages and allowances made in Rajya Sabha

A demand for raising wages and allowances of MPs was made in the Rajya Sabha on Friday with members demanding that their salaries should be higher than the revised scale of the Cabinet Secretary. Raising the issue through a Zero Hour mention, Ram Gopal Yadav (SP) said after the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission, wages of MPs was less than a PA in the government.

Air India pilots' body accuses board member of hiding facts, writes to cabinet secretary
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Air India pilots' body accuses board member of hiding facts, writes to cabinet secretary

ICPA said in its letter that they had come to understand that the new appointee "had suppressed the facts from Air India management of the FIR filed at Sahar police station Mumbai" and that he was released on bail.

To speed up urban construction projects, govt to come with notifications by November end
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To speed up urban construction projects, govt to come with notifications by November end

Cabinet Secretary said that streamlining of approvals needs to be taken seriously to end cost and time over runs and harassment of project developers